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Flush with cash after 2.3% tuition & fee increase...Rutgers to give students $100K if team scores on season's opening KO

If Rutgers junior kick returner Janarion Grant takes one to the house on the Scarlet Knights' season-opening kickoff against Norfolk State on September 5, the school will pay 100 lucky students $1,000 each.One can do that with year over year 2.3 percent tuition and fee increases. Not to get into the health major's increases.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like...
Via Bob's Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Will Give Away $100,000 To Students If Scarlet Knights Return 1st Kickoff For Touchdown

Rutgers really wants students to fill High Point Solutions Stadium for the Scarlet Knights’ opener against Norfolk State. How much? They’re willing to put $100,000 on the line. If Rutgers takes its first kick return of the season to the house, 100 randomly chosen students in attendance will receive $1,000.  If Rutgers returns 1st kickoff vs. Norfolk State for TD, 100 random...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood contacted part-time professor about grades

A new development in Rutgers’ investigation of football coach Kyle Flood’s alleged contact with a professor has been uncovered. Per Kelly Heyboer of NJ.com, a university representative has said that the instructor whom Flood emailed regarding a student-athlete’s grades “was likely a part-time lecturer making less than $5,000 per class.” The player that Flood was asking...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Second Half of the Season Predictions for the Scarlet Knights

Last week, I gave my season prediction for the first half of the season for Rutgers football. At the end of six games, I predicted that the team would sit with a 4-2 record, and a 1-2 conference record. This week, I will share my predictions for the second half of the 2015 season. They are as follows: Ohio State — Boy, talk about starting off the second half in a rough manner...
Via Know It All Football
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers suspends two players for first half of opener

Rutgers Scarlet Knights quarterback Chris Laviano and star receiver Leonte Carroo will both be suspended for the first half of the team’s season opener against Norfolk State on Sept. 5 due to a curfew violation. ESPN’s Joe Schad reported the suspensions, which were also doled out to linebacker Kevin Marquez, punter Tim Gleeson and cornerback Ruhann Peele for the same amount...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood facing firing over possible rules violation

Rutgers Scarlet Knights head football coach Kyle Flood could potentially be fired for a rules violation committed this summer, per Keith Sargeant of NJ.com. Per Sargeant, Flood “could face a suspension or firing because of impermissible contact with a university faculty member regarding the status of one of his players.” Rutgers’ office of general counsel is investigating...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Five Players Amid Coaching Investigation

In a report first released by Joe Schad on ESPN.com, Rutgers has suspended five players, including quarterback Chris Laviano and team captain wide...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers Suspends WR Leonte Carroo, QB Chris Laviano, 3 Others For 1st Half Of Opener

ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that Rutgers has suspended five players for the first half of the team’s September 5 opener against Norfolk State, including star wide receiver Leonte Carroo and quarterback Chris Laviano.  According to Schad, the suspension is due to a curfew violation.  Fullback Kevin Marquez, cornerback Ruhann Peele and punter Tim Gleeson will also sit out the...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers returns #ClubIce for 2015 season

It doesn’t always happen, but there are times when to help your muscles recover or to heal an injury you are forced to sit in an ice bath. It absolutely sucks, but after sitting in in for a few minutes, your body just goes numb and you get used to the freezing temperature. That isn’t too say players are never excited about a trip to the “Silver Tub of Death”, but you know...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star PG Kwe Parker commits to Rutgers

Class of 2016 four-star point guard Kwe Parker, out of North Carolina’s Wesleyan Christian Academy, has committed to Rutgers University. Parker announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. After months of contemplating on my college decision, I've chose to continue my basketball career with Coach Jordan at Rutgers University
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have high hopes after their first season in the Big Ten, where they finished 8-5. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Rutgers’ season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: First Half Predictions in 2015 for the Scarlet Knights

How will Rutgers fare in their sophomore season in the Big Ten? Will they demonstrate great growth as a result of the knowledge gained in their trial-by-fire in 2014, or will they face the dreaded “sophomore slump?” Here are my game-by-game predictions for 2015. These predictions are not scientifically based or upon any inside information. This is a gut reaction to their schedule...
Via Know It All Football
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Well, color me impressed, I suppose. In Rutgers’ inaugural Big Ten season the Scarlet Knights pulled off an 8-5 record, battled Penn State to a stalemate, beat conference blueblood Michigan, pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind victory to beat new rival Maryland, and put a hurt on North Carolina in the Quick Lane Bowl. A year [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Rutgers...
Via No Coast Bias
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: 2015 Vegas predictions are déjà vu for Scarlet Knights

It is déjà vu all over again in Vegas odds makers’ minds. They believe Rutgers’ 2015 season performance will be…meh. That’s what they said last year. Could bookies blow it again? Last summer’s Vegas predictions were largely consistent as Rutgers prepared for their Big Ten baptism. They said Rutgers would not do well. The schedule Rutgers faced was challenging—both...
Via Know It All Football
20 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Canadian CB Patrice Rene Announces Rutgers Commitment

Rutgers secured a commitment from Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal four-star defensive back Patrice Rene today. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Rene, a native of Ottawa, Canada, picked the Scarlet Knights over Ohio State. Rene is the 31st-rated cornerback in the 2016 class according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. Rivals.com rates Rene the 15th-best safety in 2016, so he has some position...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Scarlet Knights Remain the B1G’s Rodney Dangerfield

The late comedian Rodney Dangerfield (famous for his rich, blowhard character in Caddyshack) often whined, “I don’t get no respect.” Rutgers feels his pain. With a new season about to begin, I wondered if Rutgers could anticipate more respect than last year? The short answer is—wait for it—no. A Cleveland.com preseason football poll of more than 60 sportswriters picked...
Via Know It All Football
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland, Rutgers surprise in 1st year as Big Ten members

Few had high expectations for the arrival of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten just over one year ago. As we stand here able to look back and reflect on the last year, its safe to say both Maryland and Rutgers surprised critics and advocates alike. Many believed it would take forever and a day for the Terps and Scarlet Knights to compete on the football field. Same for the basketball...
Via Talking 10
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason attrition continues building at Rutgers

With defensive end Donald Bedell reportedly set to transfer Rutgers has now lost more players from its 2014 recruiting class than it has seen take the field for an official game.  NJ Advance Media reported earlier this week Bedell, a three-star recruit rated the No. 4 defensive end in New Jersey when he was a senior, joins classmates Sam Blue, Kam Lott and Jacob Kraut as players...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football: Rutgers Adds A Very Cool 2016 Commitment From Special Olympics Camper

The Special Olympics are a very important cause for Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood, and the Scarlet Knights have participated in the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics of New Jersey (SONJ) for the last several years.  Today, Flood hosted a football camp for 300 middle and high school participants from the SONJ Play Unified School Partnership Program. The youngsters...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Around the Campus 2015

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Rutgers Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Rutgers Week” focus on football, this is our weekly chance to check in on all the other athletic success stories going on in New Jersey. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2014-15 and how that will project forward for Scarlet Knights fans in 2015...
Via Talking 10
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2015 Preview and Prediction

After Rutgers first season in the league, fans in the Big Ten still don’t know what to make of the Scarlet Knights. Kyle Flood got a lot out...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwayne Haskins commitment could be turning point in Terps, Rutgers’ B1G journeys

Rutgers and Maryland as rivals? It was just too easy to lump them in that category as the new kids on the Big Ten block ahead of their first season in the conference. Reality was, these two teams didn’t have a lot of history between them and a rivalry needed to spring up organically. However, their end of the season matchup proved to be the most entertaining game of the weekend...
Via Talking 10
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: The Lights Went Out During The Michigan vs. Rutgers Game

It’s been a long year for both Michigan and Rutgers on the hardwood. Saturday, the basketball Gods decided to make it just a little bit longer. During the first half of the contest between the Wolverines and the Scarlet Knights, the lights went out at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. Here’s video of the incident. Lights going out at Rutgers-Michigan game mid-play. #B1G pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  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
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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