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Rutgers QB Nova hopes to thrive under Friedgen

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova is hoping one season with veteran coach Ralph Friedgen as his offensive coordinator will get his game back on track. ''I wish I had him all four years,'' Nova said. ''He's great. He's a great teacher. He's probably the best teacher I've been around, in school, anything.'' And Nova...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UW soccer teams to make live appearances on BTN in 2014 season

MADISON, Wis. – The Big Ten Network released its coverage plans for the 2014 men’s and women’s soccer seasons on Tuesday, which includes three Wisconsin matches, highlighted by the UW men’s soccer team hosting new conference member Rutgers for its first-ever Big Ten match in September. The Badger men will appear twice on live BTN broadcasts, hosting Rutgers on Sept. 12...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers training camp: CB Dre Boggs injury forces RB Justin Goodwin to move to defense

After receiving bad news on the injury front with the uncertain status of freshman cornerback Dre Boggs, it didn't take long for Kyle Flood to react. The Rutgers football coach on Wednesday responded by moving his team's second-leading rusher to cornerback. Justin Goodwin, who was enjoying a solid summer on offense after rushing for 521 yards and five touchdowns last fall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flood Updates CB Situation, Injuries

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers coach Kyle Flood moved Justin Goodwin to cornerback Wednesday following an injury to Dre Boggs that has him sidelined. Speaking after training camp practice, Flood gave the latest on the defensive back field, injury situation Leonte Carroo's day off, Chris Laviano and more.
Via rutgers.scout.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football Team Treated To Wild Ice Party After Practice (Video)

The club can’t even handle the Rutgers football team. The Scarlet Knights discovered the best cure for two-a-days blues, bringing the ultimate party to the players. After the first day of Rugers’ first double session wrapped up, head coach Kyle Flood organized a rager for his exhausted squad, aptly named #ClubIce. Complete with strobe lights, house music, smoke machines...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights go Clubtubbing after 2-a-day practices (Video)

No one can say Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood isn’t hip to today’s game anymore. After a recent 2-a-day practice session Flood rewarded the players with something called “club tub.” While the players get in to ice-cold water to help heal the body from a day’s worth of activities, Flood decided to turn up the heat with a dance club inspired party for his players...
Via The Big Ten OT
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rise of Rutgers Football: An Introduction to #ChopNation

As a kid growing up in the Northeast in the 1980s and 1990s, I watched a significant amount of college football. This might surprise some people nowadays, as so much of the focus of college football is on teams and conferences to the South and West. Back then, we had plenty of quality teams we could tune into without cable television. Gool ol’ channels 3, 5 and 9 would land you...
Via Know It All Football
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Shows Off History With New Poster

Rutgers trumpets its history on media guide cover as new B1G member. pic.twitter.com/bNfEa6WIRo — Jon Solomon (@JonSolomonCBS) July 28, 2014 Looks like the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are very happy about the move to the Big Ten and have no problem reminding everyone of the history of the game and their role. The post Rutgers Shows Off History With New Poster appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Syracuse Will “Move the Needle” in New York for Years to Come

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via nj.com When Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood told DA and Brian Jones on the Mojo Show on CBS Sports Radio that, “Rutgers has always been the football program over the last decade that moves the needle in New York,” he makes a valid point. Over the last decade the Scarlet Knights certainly have had a better...
Via Orange Fizz
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 2: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Confession: I’m not real excited about adding Rutgers to the Big Ten. I mean, when Nebraska joined it seemed like a natural fit. Nebraska had the storied tradition and major cachet befitting a program that would stand alongside football monoliths such as Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, and more recently, Iowa and Wisconsin. Nebraska gets [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood Believes Rutgers, not Syracuse, is New York’s College Team

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via cbssports All SU fans know the lengths of the “New York’s College Team” branding over the years. And it always seemed the main competition to the Orange becoming New York City’s college football team would be Rutgers, because they are really the only other program near the city. While the branding has been criticized...
Via Orange Fizz
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Gophers QB Nelson dismissed from Rutgers football team

Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been kicked off the Rutgers football team following his arrest early Sunday morning in connection with an assault that left another man in critical condition. Nelson was accused of kicking former Minnesota State football player Isaac Kolstad in the head outside a bar in downtown Mankato, Minn., early Sunday morning. After his arrest, Nelson...
Via Fox Sports North
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers rescinds speech offer to Eric LeGrand

Add another link into the chain of embarrassing situations surrounding the Rutgers athletics department these days.Even with the stench of the Mike Rice scandal still in the air and in the wake of athletic director Julie Hermann telling a journalism class that it would be "great" if the state's biggest newspaper, the Star-Ledger, would close down, the New Jersey university...
Via The Other Paper
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers Football Uniforms Ready For Big Ten, Have “B1G” Patches Sewn On

With the college football season roughly 130 days from beginning, it’s time for Rutgers to get ready to play in its new conference: the Big Ten. One of the aspects of the Scarlet Knights’ football program that will have to change with the conference switch is the uniforms. It appears as if Rutgers has that covered.  All of the #Rfootball game jerseys for 2014 are now #B1G ready...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2014 Spring Football Preview

The College Football Playoff Era doesn’t just ring in a new era of postseason football for Rutgers. It’s a complete overhaul.The Scarlet...
Via Athlon Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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