RUTGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

100 Days Until The Rutgers Football Season Opener

The countdown to the start of the Rutgers football season is officially at 100 days today. With that being said, here are 10 things that I am looking forward to with the 2016 season. New Era Officially Begins This one is obvious, but the kickoff on September 3rd against most likely a ranked Washington team will be significant indeed. It will be the debut of Chris Ash as head...
Via On the Banks
4 hours ago

It's Is Really Hard to Turn Around Rutgers Basketball

The hill is steep and it will be a long climb. It's a common refrain around these parts:  Football is harder to turn around than basketball. I get it.  Football has something like 85 scholarships to basketball's 13.  Lots of people say all it takes is two great recruits and basketball is on it's way, but in football, it takes 40.  I still get it. But I don't buy it. At least...
Via On the Banks
20 hours ago

Rutgers planning football game at Yankee Stadium

For the last few years, the New York Yankees have hosted the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Now, they could be in play for a regular season college football game. According to reports, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are planning to have a regular season game at the stadium in the near future. Athletic director Pat Hobbs talked about the possibility of the Scarlet Knights hosting a game in...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Springsteen caught showing support for Rutgers' biggest rival

The pride of New Jersey was caught wearing the hat of a major Scarlet Knights rival. This isn't going to go over well in New Jersey. Bruce Springsteen may not be the biggest college football fan or die-hard Rutgers Scarlet Knight supporter, but he is New Jersey and has to at least have heard about the Rutgers-Penn State rivalry that's formed...
Via NJ.com
23 hours ago

W. Track. NCAA East Regional Underway Thursday for Women's T/F

The 2016 NCAA East Regional gets under way Thursday at North Florida with Scarlet Knights competing in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay. The top-12 finishers from each event will advance to the NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Field on June 8-11.
Via ScarletKnights.com
23 hours ago

M. Track. Men’s Track and Field Heads to NCAA East Regional

Rutgers men’s track and field heads into the postseason, as 10 Scarlet Knights will compete at the NCAA Outdoor East Regional May 26-28 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

Rutgers planning to have a football game at Yankee Stadium

Athletic director Pat Hobbs said he's working on bringing a football game to the Bronx. NEW YORK -- Chris Ash was at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch. The Rutgers football coach could return to the Bronx in the future with his team to play a game, according to athletic director Pat Hobbs. "(The Yankees) want to work...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

M. Lacrosse. Three From MLAX Selected for North-South Game

Three Rutgers men's lacrosse players were selected for the 75th Annual USILA/Nike North vs. South All Star Game. Attacker Scott Bieda, long-stick midfielder Zack Sikora and goalkeeper Kris Alleyne will represent the Scarlet Knights in the contest.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

Rutgers Football Recruiting Update: New Big Offerees

Chris Ash and his staff continue to be aggressive on the recruiting trail. Chris Ash has made it clear that he has lofty expectations for his 2017 recruiting class, and has followed it up by bringing in some of the top players in New Jersey. But as a first year head coach, he likely knows how difficult it can be to develop an out-of-state recruiting base. However, he and his staff...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

Two Rutgers players to transfer from program

It was inevitable that players would begin to transfer as fall practice begins and the depth chart becomes more clear. Although practice hasn't officially begun, safety Davon Jacobs and offensive lineman Ryan Brodie have both elected to transfer from the program. The news of Jacobs was first reported by nj.com. He started four games last year at safety opposite Anthony Cioffi until...
Via On the Banks
2 days ago

Former Rutgers OL Ryan Brodie to finish career at Monmouth

The former top recruit will remain in New Jersey for his final season of eligibility. A former top New Jersey recruit will try to realize his potential at a different Garden State school. Offensive lineman Ryan Brodie is headed to Monmouth as a graduate transfer after four years at Rutgers, according to a person familiar with the situation....
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

W. Swimming. Swimming and Diving Announces Three Signees

Rutgers swimming and diving has added three athletes to the program, head coach Petra Martin announced Tuesday. Alexis Brewer (Bridgewater, N.J.), Sarah Davis (Scotch Plains, N.J.) and Vanessa Ruiz (Bronx, N.Y.) will all compete for the Scarlet Knights beginning in the 2016-17 season.
Via ScarletKnights.com
2 days ago

Rutgers recruiting 3-star lineman Owen Bowles hard as his decision nears

Find out inside where Rutgers stands with the 3-star DT/OG in-state recruit. As Owen Bowles' decision nears, the Rutgers staff have revved up their recruiting efforts of the 6-3, 270-pound three-star offensive guard. Offensive line coach A.J. Blazek stopped by Cedar Creek (Egg Harbor City, N.J.) Monday, in an effort to maintain top position...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

Make Rutgers Basketball Cool Again

There needs to be a major public relations push to start changing how people look at the Scarlet Knights on the hardwood. Back in the winter of 2001, Rutgers football was an absolute trainwreck. Terry Shea had been fired after one of the worst stretches of football in recent memory.  The coaching search Bob Mulcahy had run ended up with some Miami defensive coordinator after a...
Via On the Banks
3 days ago

Rutgers expands IMG partnership with marketing rights deal for New Brunswick hub

IMG College has been appointed by New Brunswick's Devco as the marketing and commercial rights representative of a residential, retail and outdoor space in the heart of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Watch video NEW BRUNSWICK -- The way Chris Paladino sees it, the one thing missing from Rutgers University's downtown campus...
Via NJ.com
6 days ago

WATCH: RVision: @BaseballRU Dominates Saint Peter's

The Scarlet Knights put up seven runs in first inning en route to a 12-3 rain-shortened win over the Peacocks at Bainton Field. Seven different RU players registered a hit in the win, as Rutgers improves to 26-26 and 15-4 at home.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football Releases “Jersey Strong” Hype Video

Rutgers football is trying to usher in a new era under first-year head coach Chris Ash. So far, Ash has provided a lift in recruiting and in rebuilding the culture of the program but he still has to figure out a way to win games in the rugged Big Ten. This morning, RU released a very cool off-season hype video. It features clips of Ash’s first spring practice with the Scarlet Knights...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers hosting Ohio State, Temple for summer camp

Just a few weeks ago the NCAA announced that it would be rescinding a ban on satellite camps for the FBS level. Teams wasted little time beginning to schedule camps around the country and it looks like the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are one of the first to do so. However, the Scarlet Knights aren’t going anywhere for the camp. Instead, the Scarlet Knights are inviting two big programs...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers wrestling, Princeton to continue rivalry with historic event

The fierce New Jersey rivalry between the Princeton and Rutgers wrestling programs is now going to be taken to the next level thanks to a historic event being dubbed, “Battle at the Birthplace.” The event will take place at High Point Solutions Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, via USA wrestling. Festivities will kickoff at 11 a.m. ET, with Rutgers wrestling facing Princeton in...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RVision: WLAX Highlights - Scarlet Knights beat No. 19 Ohio State, 11-10, in OT

Rutgers women's lacrosse gets its first postseason win since 1998, 11-10, in overtime against No. 19 Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals live on Big Ten Network.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers Football Unveils New Uniforms For 2016

Since taking over as head coach at Rutgers in December, Chris Ash has changed a lot of things up as he tries to build a culture to his liking in Piscataway. One of the changes Ash made involved ditching Rutgers’ Nike Pro Combat uniforms and returning to a more “traditional” look. The team unveiled its new gear tonight at the university’s annual “R Awards” for student...
Via College Spun
22 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
April 23, 2016  |  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
April 19, 2016  |  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
April 14, 2016  |  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
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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