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Goodwin TD helps Rutgers beat Navy 31-24

ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) Justin Goodwin ran for 104 yards on 26 carries, replacing the injured Paul James, as Rutgers beat Navy 31-24 on Saturday. James left the game with an apparent leg injury with 11:01 left in the second quarter. He had 96 yards on seven carries before being helped off the field. Navy trailed by 14-points in the fourth quarter but pulled to within a touchdown on a...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers' Hermann made joke about Sandusky scandal

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall. The university acknowledged Friday that Hermann made the impromptu comment in a fundraising meeting but said it was not directed at anyone associated with Penn State. The comment was first reported...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers AD made Jerry Sandusky joke at staff meeting

University officials say Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made a Jerry Sandusky joke when talking about drumming up support from donors with school staff last fall, NJ.com reports. According to the report: Multiple people interviewed by NJ Advance Media -- who would speak only on the condition of anonymity because they feared retribution -- said Hermann was talking about ...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maryland, Rutgers will only go as far as quarterbacks take them

Maryland and Rutgers have surprised a few folks around Big Ten territory, especially those who have never paid attention to the two programs before this season. See, both enter Week 4 of the college football season as nearly undefeated teams. Imagine what we’d be talking about had the Terps beat West Virginia or Rutgers opened up Big Ten play with a home win over Penn State? Those...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers To Wear Its American Flag Helmets For Game Against Navy

We’ve seen a number of college football programs bust out red, white and blue helmets over the past few weeks to honor our nation’s servicemen. This Saturday, Rutgers will be the latest to join the movement, as the Scarlet Knights will bring back their “American Flag” themed lids for their game against Navy. Rutgers first unveiled them back in 2011. Out of respect for @NavyFB...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Last season was Eddie Jordan’s first at the helm of the […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights appeared first...
Via Inside the Hall
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten’s East Coast gamble shows immediate payoff

When the Big Ten surprised everyone by moving to add Maryland and Rutgers nearly two years ago, many Midwestern fans weren’t sure that this move was wise. After all, what do these schools possibly have to add to the Big Ten? Neither are good in football, Maryland isn’t the Maryland of old on the basketball court and Rutgers has long been a joke that arena too. However, the answer...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers AD Apologizes For ‘Beat Ped State’ Pictures On RU Football’s Facebook Page

On Sunday, we told you about a pair of offensive pictures that appeared on the official Rutgers football Facebook page. The photos featured two Scarlet Knights fans wearing “Beat Ped State” shirts before the football team took on Penn State on Saturday night. The pics were on the page for several hours before getting taken down, and today, Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State’s Players Celebrate Rutgers Win By Singing “Seven Nation Army” In Locker Room

Needless to say, it’s been an emotional week at Penn State. This past Monday, the NCAA announced that the Nittany Lions would become bowl eligible immediately, effectively cutting the school’s postseason ban in half. Then, Saturday, PSU was tasked with going on the road to Rutgers to play the Scarlet Knights in their first Big Ten home game ever. It certainly looked like Penn...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers Football Posts Pictures Of Fans Wearing ‘Beat Ped State’ Shirts On Its Official Facebook Page

Sometimes, custom made shirts that insult your opponent before a football game are really funny. Sometimes, they can be a little over the line, but they still make you laugh. However, these shirts made by Rutgers fans before the Scarlet Knights played Penn State on Saturday night were way over the line. These fans made ‘Beat Ped State’ shirts that featured a stylized Nittany...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Rutgers Fan Welcomes Penn State With By Tanning Message Into His Chest, Back

Well, Rutgers’ first Big Ten game is going about as weird as you’d expect – and it hasn’t even started yet. Saturday, one Scarlet Knights fan was spotted with a special welcome message for Penn State fans who made the trip to New Jersey. He apparently decided to tan his chest and back with the messages “Hello Big Ten” and “Welcome To Rutgers.” I don’t know why....
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Fan Suntans “Hello Big Ten” On Chest (Photo)

    Rutgers is playing its first Big Ten game on Saturday against Penn State and Scarlet Knights fans are getting pumped any way they can. One fan apparently went to the beach – or tanning booth – with tape on his torso spelled out to read “HELLO BIG TEN” and tape on his back that read “WELCOME TO RUTGERS,” then came back to a tailgate with a corresponding suntan....
Via Geeks and Cleats
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Game Preview and Prediction

It’s hard to call Penn State and Rutgers a true rivalry since these two teams have not played since 1995. However, there’s some renewed...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers give Flood two-year extension

Just days before Rutgers plays their first conference game in the Big Ten , head coach Kyle Flood has signed a two-year contract extension on Thursday per the university’s athletics conference. This season, Flood is being paid $950,000, which is the lowest of any Big Ten coach. However, Flood’s salary will increase to $1.25 million next season, and increase to $1.45 million in...
Via Total Sports Live
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rutgers Review: The Scarlet Knights Are On The Board

Rutgers is on the board.  As their coach Kyle Flood says, each week the team works to get to 1-0, and they are 1-0.  That’s the good news, the bad news is the team still has that murderous schedule coming for the rest of the season. It was a different sort of noise coming out of the Big Ten trumpets following Thursday’s win over Washington State.  Less of the “Rutgers was...
Via Know It All Football
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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