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Rutgers WR Carroo returns to practice after charges dropped

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Leonte Carroo says he is well aware of how lucky he is to be back on the football field. The Rutgers receiver returned to practice Thursday after charges that he attacked a woman he used to date after a game Sept. 12 were dropped. Coach Kyle Flood reinstated Carroo on Wedensday, a day after a judge dismissed simple assault charges. Carroo declined to get into...
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Rutgers reinstates wide receiver Carroo after charges tossed

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The Rutgers University football team has reinstated wide receiver Leonte Carroo after charges against him were dropped. The school announced the decision Wednesday, a day after a judge dismissed simple assault charges. Coach Kyle Flood says Carroo agreed to some undisclosed conditions and ''accepted the responsibility'' that comes with his return to the team...
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Rutgers reinstates wide receiver Leonte Carroo

Leonte Carroo was expected to be one of the top wide receivers in the Big Ten conference this season, but his year was derailed with off-the-field accusations. Since those accusations were made, more information became available and the charges that he was facing were dropped. Now, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have reinstated their talented receiver and are excited to get him back...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Has Re-Instated WR Leonte Carroo Following Dropping Of Assault Charges

Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo has been re-instated to the program after having assault charges dropped on Tuesday. The news was initially reported by Gannett New Jersey’s Ryan Dunleavy and confirmed moments ago by the RU program.  Here is the Rutgers statement on Leonte Carroo’s return. — Sam Hellman (@SamHellmanScout) October 7, 2015 ...
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Rutgers hires law firm specializing in NCAA violations

In a move that could be a sign of further action to come, Rutgers University has hired Bond, Schoeneck & King, a law firm that specializes in NCAA violations. Except, there’s a slight catch. The NCAA hasn’t exactly started poking and prodding and looking into what’s been going on in the school’s football program this season. Rutgers’ senior vice president for external...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: The B1G Boys are Coming to Town!

The next few weeks are going to be exciting for Rutgers football fans. Think Clint Eastwood on Deadwood’s Main Street with seven bad guys ready to take him on in a gunfight. Yeah, he’s going to get killed—as will Rutgers in the next few weeks. Why? Rutgers’ next eight games include seven Big Ten teams—with four currently nationally ranked. But, it will be exciting. Perhaps...
Via Know It All Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Assault charges against Rutgers WR Carroo dismissed

  A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo. The charges were filed last month after authorities said Carroo attacked a woman after a football game and slammed her onto concrete. The woman received injuries on her hip, hands, elbow and head. A Piscataway municipal court judge dismissed the charges Tuesday night after the woman said...
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Judge lifts Rutgers football player's restraining order

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary. Carroo and the woman also signed a consent order Tuesday in New Jersey Superior Court to have no contact with each other. They also planned to appear in Piscataway municipal court...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers’ Leonte Carroo’s charges expected to be dropped

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights were hoping to get a huge season from talented wide receiver Leonte Carroo, but he was suspended immediately when assault charges were thrown at him. According to a report from Ryan Dunleavy, the charges against Carroo are expected to be dropped and he could rejoin the football program immediately. DEVELOPING: Restraining order vs. Leonte Carroo thrown...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Bye week provides Chop Nation a pause to ponder

Rutgers’ bye week provides a pause to ponder what has happened and what’s ahead for the Scarlet Knights. This time last season Rutgers was 3-1—and 1 play away (against Penn State) from being 4-0. Now at 2-2, the Knights are a far different team. To date, the Scarlet Knights have won the games they HAD to win. They lost a toss-up and got hammered in another game that dramatically...
Via Know It All Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kansas And Rutgers Could Be Worst Power Five Game Ever And Here’s Why

In the world of college football teams trying to schedule decent non-conference games, this would not be one of those games. The sad part is that the two teams who participated are both members of Power Five conferences, meaning they are supposed to be the best of the best. The Kansas Jayhawks, winless on the year including a loss to a FCS team, traveled to New Jersey to take on...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers DT Darius Hamilton Ruled Out for the Season

The hits just keep coming to Rutgers this season as the team announced that senior defensive tackle Darius Hamilton will miss the remainder of the 2015 season, according to Hamilton, a former five-star recruit, was ruled out after an unspecified lower body injury that will keep him out for the remainder of his eligibility. A team captain for the Scarlet Knights,...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Fight involving Rutgers WR Leonte Carroo

Earlier this month, Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo was accused of slamming a woman onto the concrete during a fight on campus. He was subsequently suspended as part of the ongoing investigation. According to, Carroo’s lawyers brought forth two cell phone videos of the fight that they hope will help exonerate their client. The fight was shot near the Hale Center on Rutgers’s...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Slip Slidin’ Away

On a very wet Saturday evening last week, BTN broadcast a demonstration of what happens when too many crises hit a football team in a short period of time. It was not meant to be a demonstration, it was meant to be a football game. However, hope that there would be a football game vanished relatively early in the broadcast. A combination of dismissal of six players for assault and...
Via Know It All Football
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Flood for 3 Games, But Needed to Give Him the Axe

The public black eye that started a month-long nightmare for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football program has come to an end. Football head coach Kyle Flood has been found to have indeed made inappropriate contact with a member of the faculty at Rutgers on behalf of one of his players, Nadir Barnwell. Rutgers president, Robert Barchi, released a letter explaining his reasoning behind...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Head Football Coach Following Investigation

In what has been a rocky start to the season off the field for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, the team will be without their head coach for several weeks following an investigation by the school: Rutgers has suspended Kyle Flood three games, and fined him $50,000, following an investigation by the school into rules violations. The school had been investigating an email Flood sent...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Addition of Rutgers Already Been a Mistake for Big Ten?

When the State University of New Jersey…a.k.a. Rutgers…was added to the Big Ten many shook their heads and wondered why this move was made. Cynics thought it was just all about money and power for commissioner Jim Delany. Many believed it had little to do with athletics and everything to do with the bottom line. Some believed it was a strategic move to make sure the future of...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 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 begin our look at the Big Ten with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. It’s been 10 years since the Rutgers basketball program had a […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights appeared...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends WR Leonte Carroo Indefinitely Following Incident Saturday Night

The news keeps coming out of Piscataway, N.J., and once again it’s not good for Rutgers football. Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood announced on Sunday that the team’s star wide receiver Leonte Carroo has been suspended indefinitely following an incident that took place outside the stadium after RU’s 37-34 loss to Washington State on Saturday. leonte carroo suspended from #Rutgers...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Off field static drowns out opening day cheers

Rutgers opened its 2015 college football season this past weekend to a stadium filled with cheers, music and merriment. Yet, those sounds were hard to hear over the din of bad news. The past two weeks have not been good ones “On the Banks of the Old Raritan.” Coach Kyle Flood reportedly emailed an instructor regarding the academic status of one of his players. Rutgers policy...
Via Know It All Football
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Rutgers QB Ryan Hart Calls Out Kyle Flood’s Decision To Switch Quarterbacks At Halftime

Rutgers is in control of its season opener today, leading FCS Norfolk State 42-13 in the third quarter in Piscataway. It’s been a rough week for the Scarlet Knights, with five players arrested and later dismissed, and four more players suspended for the first half of today’s game.  One of the players punished for the first half was quarterback Chris Laviano, who spent the entire...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Rutgers Football Dances Into the Season

When I was a child, this time of year always made me a little melancholy, as it does for children everywhere. The summer is winding down. Labor Day approaches. And that means the end of summer vacation and the beginning of yet another arduous school year. Tests. Quizzes. Homework. Studying. Who needs it? I no longer have those feelings at all. Quite the contrary, actually. With September...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 5 Rutgers Football Players Arrested On Assault, Home Invasion Charges

Ruhann Peele Five current Rutgers football players, along with one former Scarlet Knight, have been arrested and charged with assault today, according to a report from  Defensive backs Ruhann Peele, Nadir Barnwell and Delon Stephenson and fullback Razohnn Gross were charged in an attack on a group of individuals in April 2015, along with former players Tejay Johnson and...
Via College Spun
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: A Rutgers fan in Hawkeye-land

Are you eagerly anticipating the Big Ten season kick-off on September 3rd? For me, time is moving so s-l-o-w-l-y. So what does a fan do during the lull between training camp completion and kickoff the following week? Simple: ROAD TRIP. Last week I visited the home of another Big Ten member—the Hawkeyes—of Iowa City, IA. Iowa City is a great college town. It is twice the size...
Via Know It All Football
September 02, 2015  |  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. rates Rene the 15th-best safety in 2016, so he has some position...
Via College Spun
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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