RUTGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hey Rutgers Wrestling fans - better get your football tickets!

What do you say to a wrestling-football doubleheader? It just might happen this fall. Now we're talkin' big time. Plan calls for @RUWrestling to host match on football field Nov. 19 before #RFootball vs. #PennState https://t.co/raFgC6QELe @ncaawrestling — Ryan Dunleavy (@rydunleavy) May 2, 2016 It isn't the first time that a wrestling match has been held outdoors...
Via On the Banks
7 hours ago

Rutgers Football: Michigan Game Set For Primetime

While the new coaching staff has been busy landing commitments from the top quarterback, running back, wide receiver, and offensive lineman in the class of 2017 from New Jersey, the Big Ten announced that a recent nemesis in recruiting the home state of Rutgers will matchup in a primetime game this fall. #RFootball will host Michigan at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. on Oct. 8. TV is either...
Via On the Banks
12 hours ago

Help us rank the 50 greatest athletes in Rutgers history

Carli Lloyd? Alexi Lalas? Todd Frazier? We're trying to come up with the definitive list of Rutgers greats and want your input. Who are the greatest athletes in Rutgers history? If you have an answer to that difficult question, we want to hear it.  NJ.com will unveil its ultimate ranking of the 50 best Scarlet Knights ever next week, but...
Via NJ.com
19 hours ago

W. Rowing. Rowing Competes At Eastern Sprints

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Rutgers women’s rowing team traveled north for the 2016 Eastern Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday, May 1. The Scarlet Knights turned in several solid performances on the afternoon.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

Commit Alert! RB Jonathan Taylor

The recruiting momentum continues for Chris Ash and the Scarlet Knights as they recently picked up another commitment, this time from Salem, NJ RB Jonathan Taylor. ❗️❗️❗️❗️❗️❗️❗️❗️❗️ pic.twitter.com/PhXe8QRGZ4 — Jonathan Taylor (@23J_Taylor) May 1, 2016 Taylor just wrapped up a huge day at The Opening Regionals at the New York...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

M. Soccer. Alumni Game & Annual Award Winners

The Rutgers men's soccer team handed out its annual team awards and honored its seniors as the Scarlet Knights concluded the spring season with the annual alumni game on Saturday at Yurcak Field.
Via ScarletKnights.com
2 days ago

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: @RUMensSoccer Alumni Game

The Scarlet Knights hosted their annual alumni game at Yurcak Field.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: 3-star N.J. QB Johnathan Lewis stays home, commits to Scarlet Knights

St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) junior Johnathan Lewis, a three-star dual-threat, committed to Rutgers during a visit to the Hale Center, Friday night. Rutgers has landed it's top quarterback target from the 2017 recruiting class. St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) junior Johnathan Lewis, a three-star dual-threat, committed to Rutgers...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

WATCH: RVision: @RULaxBrand Ends Season With Senior Day Win Against Michigan

The Scarlet Knights celebrate Senior Day with a win against Michigan by an overall score of 16-6, with a seven-goal tally and assist from Kristina Dunphey. Morgan Sanguedolce reports.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
2 days ago  |  Discuss

W. Lacrosse. WLAX Dominates Michigan, 16-6, on Senior Day

On a day Rutgers women’s lacrosse honored its senior class prior to opening draw, it was a junior that took over once the first whistle sounded. Midfielder Kristina Dunphey (Hillsborough, N.J.) scored a career-high seven goals Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium to send the Scarlet Knights off with a 16-6 win over Michigan and clinch the No. 4 seed for the 2016 Big Ten Tournament.
Via ScarletKnights.com
2 days ago

Rutgers Football serves the community on day off

Saturday is a day off for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team, but that does not mean they weren't putting in work. The team headed down to the Old Bridge waterfront to clean up the beach. Serving the community in Old Bridge Waterfront Park #ServiceKnights pic.twitter.com/hCtHdeNzIW — Rutgers Football (@RFootball) April 30, 2016 Done the charity work with...
Via On the Banks
2 days ago

Rutgers Basketball: What's Up With Rutgers Recruiting?

Jeremy Schneider stops by to talk about Rutgers on the road to bring in players. One of the top voices in local high school sports is Jeremy Schneider.  A reporter for NJ Advance Media, Schneider was one of the first to question where Eddie Jordan was in terms of New Jersey high school.  He also broke the story regarding Matt Bullock committing to Rutgers.  On the Banks sat down...
Via On the Banks
2 days ago

W. Basketball. WBB IN THE PROS: Oliver, Wheeler Collect Championships

A pair of former Rutgers women's basketball Scarlet Knights won championships last week. In Brazil, Erica Wheeler helped Brazil’s Sampaio to the LBF Championship, while Monique Oliver helped guide Germany’s TSV Wasserburg to a DBBL title.
Via ScarletKnights.com
4 days ago

Rutgers commits recruiting N.J. OT Carter Warren, but he'll take his time

Warren and other top New Jersey prospects, including the aforementioned Rutgers commits, sometimes discuss their recruitment in a group chat, allowing the future Knights an opportunity to recruit. Watch video Passaic Tech (Wayne, N.J.) offensive tackle Carter Warren, a 6-6, 310-pound junior and the No. 8 recruit in the NJ.com...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

3-star Peddie LB Javar Garrett earns Rutgers offer at spring game

Garrett is the latest in-state player to earn an offer from the Scarlet Knights. Watch video Saturday following the spring game, the Rutgers staff extended an offer to Javar Garrett, a 6-3, 200-pound linebacker, rated three stars by the recruiting sites. Garrett, who Temple was first to offer, has the size, athleticism and productivity...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

Here's how Rutgers' Jules Heningburg has turned into Big Ten's top goal scorer

Rutgers has three of the Big Ten's top six goal scorers this season. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- By his own admission, Jules Heningburg was "an average'' player last year. Thrown into the Rutgers men's lacrosse starting lineup as a true freshman, the Seton Hall Prep High School product ended up scoring 21 goals and adding eight...
Via NJ.com
5 days ago

W. Track. Women's T/F Preps For Penn Relays

The Rutgers women’s track and field team will field four relay teams along with Scarlet Knights competitors in the 100m, 5000m, long jump and triple jump at the 122nd running of the Penn Relays at Franklin Field.
Via ScarletKnights.com
5 days ago

WATCH: .@RVisionRU @RUSoftball Sweeps Series vs. Indiana

The Scarlet Knights defeated Indiana 3-2 in their last home game to wrap up the three game series. Sierra Maddox added to the win with a 3 run homer in the bottom of the 5th.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ash bringing order back to Rutgers' scandal marred football

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Whenever Julian Pinnix-Odrick sees Chris Ash in the hallways of Rutgers' football center, the fifth-year senior tells his first-year coach that it's OK to smile. Ash has cracked a few smiles in wrapping up his first spring practice on Saturday night in front of 14,177 fans. His focus, though, is overhauling a program derailed by an academic scandal and player...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers’ “Ring Of Honor” Drill Quickly Shifts Into An Amazing “Running Man Challenge”

The “Running Man Challenge” is absolutely everywhere. Maryland and Villanova basketball kicked off the trend, which has quickly spread to numerous other teams around the country. One of our favorite editions of the dance comes from Rutgers football. The video starts off as a “Ring of Honor” one-on-one drill, and quickly devolves. They pulled off the misdirect pretty perfectly...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Offensive Tackle Micah Clark Commits To Rutgers Over Michigan, Penn State, Others

If Rutgers wants to be competitive in the Big Ten, it needs to hold on to top talent in New Jersey. The Scarlet Knights did just that today, landing a commitment from four-star offensive tackle Micah Clark. I would like to Announce My commitment to Rutgers University@jamaal_beaty @wombough70 @CoachBlaz #AshEra pic.twitter.com/MNA9TltXJ5 — Micah Clark (@MicahClark17) April 19,...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama to give graduation address at Rutgers

President Barack Obama will give the graduation address at the 250th commencement ceremony of Rutgers University next month, according to a statement from the school that was reported by Patricia Alex of NorthJersey.com. “This is the first time in Rutgers University’s history that a sitting president has agreed to speak at commencement,” said President Robert Barchi. “President...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Walk-on CB Sandy Anya’s journey to Rutgers began with a single phone call

A famous saying goes “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” For Rutgers walk-on corner Sandy Anya, it began with a single phone call to the general information number on the Rutgers University website: Certainly a strange way to go about gaining information about joining the Scarlet Knights’ football program. Anya, who was unsure at if he wanted to play...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: @Rutgers_MensTF and @Rutgers_WomenTF finishes at Metro Outdoor Championships

The Scarlet Knights performed well in today's events, despite the harsh weather conditions.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: Scarlet Knights wrap up first day of Metropolitan Outdoor Championships

Rutgers wrapped up action Friday afternoon during Day One of the 2016 Metropolitan Outdoor Championships at the Bauer Track & Field Complex
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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