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Nova throws 2 TDs to Carroo, Rutgers bowl eligible

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Gary Nova threw two touchdown passes to Leonte Carroo and Robert Martin ran for three more as Rutgers defeated Indiana 45-23 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the ninth time in 10 seasons. The win barely overshadowed a magnificent performance by Indiana halfback Tevin Coleman, who rushed for a career-high 307 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown run late...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers held to season-low 139 yards in 37-0 loss

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The question in Piscataway all week was whether quarterback Gary Nova would be healthy enough to start for Rutgers. Nova got the start over redshirt freshman Chris Laviano and it really didn't make a difference in a 37-0 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday. Rutgers (5-4, 1-4) got blown out again. ''It's been the same repeating thing the past three...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers back home looking to rebound vs. Wisconsin

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers could not stop the run on the road in getting a taste of Big Ten Conference reality against No. 13 Ohio State and No. 17 Nebraska. Things may only get worse at home with Wisconsin on tap. Wisconsin (5-2, 2-1) will bring the nation's second-leading rusher, Melvin Gordon, to High Point Solutions Stadium on Saturday when it faces Rutgers (5-3, 1-3...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No matter which QB plays for Rutgers, Badgers will prepare the same

MADISON, Wis. -- Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood enters the week with a quarterback question he cannot fully answer. Not yet, at least. The question: Will starting quarterback Gary Nova be healthy enough to play after sustaining a knee injury on Saturday against Nebraska? "That decision could come at any point during the week," Flood told reporters during his weekly Monday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State football tickets 49% above average with OSU coming to town

The Ohio State Buckeyes (5-1), who rank No. 13 in the most recent AP Poll, will look for their fifth straight win as they travel to Happy Valley to face the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2). Ohio State is coming off a convincing 56-17 home victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.  Quarterback J.T. Barrett threw for 261 yards and three touchdowns. Barrett added 107 rushing yards and...
Via Nittany Lions Den
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes Handle Rutgers 56-17

The Buckeyes welcome the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to the friendly confines of Ohio Stadium for the first time as a Big Ten Team. The welcoming was none too friendly, however, as the Buckeyes controlled the game from start to finish on the way to a 56-17 victory. JT Barrett had another excellent day throwing the football, completing 19/31 passes for 261 yards and 3 touchdowns. He...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What Do You Want To See? Rutgers

Well, here we are again. No more idle weeks. Time for the Buckeyes to show the rest of the country how good they are. Rutgers will be our first victim. Heres what I and the rest of the staff want: A win: Duh. A big win: Double duh. Offense with 300 passing and 150 rushing: Balance baby. Defense baby: OSU has the fewest missed tackles among all power conferences. Keep it that way...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

tBBC Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The #13/#13 Buckeyes  (4-1) host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for their 2014 Homecoming Game. B1G newcomers Rutgers are also coming off an idle week at sit at  5-1 (1-1) going into Saturday’s game. They bring a decent scoring defense, comparable to Ohio State’s, and a decent scoring offense (29.5 PPG) into Saturday’s game. Yes, this will be OSU’s Homecoming and the Shoe...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers a win away from being bowl eligible

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) While Rutgers coach Kyle Flood doesn't like to talk about the big picture, it's hard to ignore at the halfway point of the Scarlet Knights' first season in the Big Ten Conference. Rutgers (5-1, 1-1) is coming off a win over Michigan and is one win away from becoming bowl eligible with six games to play. But now comes the tough part. After a bye...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan edged by Rutgers 26-24, off to worst start since 2008

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Gary Nova threw for a career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers added to slumping Michigan's woes with a 26-24 victory on Saturday night. Nova found Andrew Turzilli on scoring passes of 80 and 14 yards and hit John Tsimis with a 7-yarder as the Scarlet Knights (5-1, 1-1) won their first Big Ten Conference game and sent Michigan (2-4, 0-1) to its...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Nova throws for career-best 404, 3 TDs

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Gary Nova threw for a career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers added to slumping Michigan's woes with a 26-24 victory on Saturday night. Nova found Andrew Turzilli on scoring passes of 80 and 14 yards and hit John Tsimis with a 7-yarder as the Scarlet Knights (5-1, 1-1) won their first Big Ten Conference game and sent Michigan (2-4, 0-1) to...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan vs Rutgers Is A Showcase of How Wrong We All Were

This past spring, when the prognosticators of college football were busy telling us all how well or poorly our respective favorite teams would match up this coming season, none of them predicted what will be taking place in High Point Solutions Stadium on Saturday night.  Well, at least not the way it is playing out, that’s for sure. Most of the predictions could have stated...
Via Know It All Football
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nova throws 3 TDs and sets Rutgers career mark

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Senior Gary Nova threw three of his four touchdown passes to high school teammate Leonte Carroo and became Rutgers' all-time career leader in touchdown passes in a 31-6 victory over Tulane on Saturday. Nova hit Carroo on scoring passes of 3 and 25 yards on the Scarlet Knights' first two possessions, and added the third one late on a 6-yard toss in the...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  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

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
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Badger Opposition Research: 2014 Rutgers post-spring edition

Wisconsin is in a unique position in the 2014 football season, as it is the only West division team that gets to welcome both newcomers to the league. MTB has already given you a look at Maryland, but now it’s time to look at UW’s first trip to New Jersey in quite some time. In fact, this will be Wisconsin’s first-ever meeting with college football’s oldest program. So, despite...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Gary Nova, Florida, Michigan State, and more.

 Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday edition.Heavy Nova.Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova leaps to the front in the competition to be the Scarlet Knights' starting QB after a strong performance in the school's spring game on Saturday. (AP/ESPN)Five for Fighting.Pat Dooley names five games that could make or break Florida's 2014 season. They are Alabama (at Tuscaloosa, Sept....
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Fans In Wheelchairs Score Touchdown On Cool Reverse Play (Video)

The reverse is one of the most exciting plays in football. Two special young Rutgers University fans got to experience that excitement this weekend, on the field of their favorite team, no less. In a cool scene at Rutgers’ facility Saturday, 11-year-old Danny Garofalo and 16-year-old Matt DeRiggi took the field at the end of practice for one final play. DeRiggi took the handoff...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nova's late TD pass gives Rutgers 23-20 win

Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go to give Rutgers an improbable 23-20 victory over Temple on Saturday. The eight-play, 72-yard march with no time outs came a little more than a minute after linebackers Kevin Snyder and Steve Longa stopped Kenneth Harper for a 1-yard loss on a fourth-and-1 at the Scarlet Knights...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Flood decides to stay with Nova as Rutgers QB

Gary Nova is going to remain the quarterback for Rutgers. Coach Kyle Flood announced late Thursday that Nova will start Saturday against Temple despite poor performances in consecutive losses. Nova completed 7 of 15 attempts for 138 yards and threw three interceptions in a 49-14 loss to Houston last Saturday before being relieved by Chas Dodd in the third quarter. After the game...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 8 Louisville survives Rutgers, 24-10

Rutgers trailed eighth-ranked Louisville 17-10 and coach Kyle Flood liked his team's chances with 10 minutes remaining. The Scarlet Knights (4-2, 1-1 American Athletic Conference) just couldn't take advantage, making key turnovers against the Cardinals (6-0, 2-0) in a 24-10 defeat Thursday night. Cornerback Anthony Cioffi had just sacked Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Vance Bedford & The Louisville Defense Own Rutgers QB Gary Nova

When you look back at the last meeting between Louisville and Rutgers, the most memorable aspect of that game is Teddy Bridgewater’s heroic efforts. Despite having a bum ankle and a fractured wrist, Bridgewater hobbled on to the field midway through the first quarter and led his team to a victory and a BCS bowl bid. While Teddy and the Cards deserve a lot of credit, folks seem...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers, No. 8 Louisville rivalry coming to end

Rutgers and No. 8 Louisville are heading their separate ways. The Cardinals will be in the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014, Rutgers is bound for the Big Ten. But before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members. Louisville (5-0, 1-0) comes in averaging 44.4 points per game, four more than...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

College Fantasy Football 2013: Week 6 Sneaky Plays

A very interesting Week Five is in the books and it is now time to look ahead to the sixth week of the college football season and the “sneaky” plays it has in store for fantasy owners. Here is a look at some guys who might fill in nicely for owners in need of a potential diamond in the rough.QB Gary Nova, Rutgers (vs. SMU):  In Rutgers two non-cupcake games this season, Nova...
Via Football Nation
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Razorbacks stumble late in 28-24 loss to Rutgers

Arkansas seemed to have its best start since 2003 secure - in New Jersey of all places. The Razorbacks held a 17-point second-half lead, they were controlling play, and a frustrated Rutgers fan base seemed ready to head to the exits. But then Arkansas let the home team - and its crowd - back in it. An hour or so later, the Razorbacks were saddled instead with their first loss....
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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