PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- It is next man up at outside linebacker, and with Rutgers starter Quentin Gause down with a shoulder injury, Myles Nash feels ready to go. The red-shirt freshman out of Erial (N.J.) Timber Creek is three practices into his first-team role and discussed the tremendous opportunity after Tuesday's practice.
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers practice ends with TD run by two fans in wheelchairs

Rutgers athletics has taken a beating in the PR department in the past year or two, but at football practice earlier this week, the Scarlet Knights pulled off one of the most inspirational gestures we’ve seen in quite some time. On the final play of practice, the coaching staff allowed two young fans in wheelchairs who suffer from Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Matt DeRiggi and...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland or Rutgers: Which Big Ten newcomer fares better?

The Big Ten is set to grow by two teams in 2014. Rutgers and Maryland will officially join the conference on July 1, expanding the Big Ten to a 14-...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with WR Vance Matthews

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Vance Matthews walked on at Rutgers to play wide receiver, and continues to earn more practice action as he develops within the system and puts on weight. Matthews spoke in-depth Saturday with about his chances of earning significant playing time in 2014.
7 days ago  |  Discuss TV: Flood Talks Saturday Practice

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers will be without Quentin Gause for the rest of spring, which moves Myles Nash into a starting role at outside linebacker. Head coach Kyle Flood discussed the latest young players pushing for time and a cool moment to end practice Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium.
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Readying for B1G 2014 Season

For the first time, Rutgers played a role in the spring football teleconference run by the Big Ten conference. Rutgers coach Kyle Flood and junior defensive tackle Darius Hamilton joined the call, and discussed a variety of big-picture topics with the national media.
10 days ago  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with QB Mike Bimonte

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Mike Bimonte finds himself in the thick of a spring quarterback battle at Rutgers. The Manalapan (N.J.) product waited patiently behind Gary Nova for three seasons, and is making strides in the three-way battle against Nova and red-shirt freshman Chris Laviano.
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights season preview

In his third season as the head coach at Rutgers, Kyle Flood will be coaching in his third difference conference in 2014, as the Scarlet Knights move into the Big Ten. The new conference will be a step up in competition for Rutgers, especially after a disappointing 6-7 record in 2013. "Every day I go out to practice and I see those young players, and I see improvement and I...
Via College Football Universe
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers loses quarterback to transfer

Maybe he’s standing in solidarity with journalists over Julie Hermann’s rather boneheaded comments about the Star-Ledger. Though in actuality, Rutgers quarterback Blake Rankin is transferring because he’s not part of the group vying to be the Scarlet Knights’ starter this coming season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Laviano Learning The Ropes

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers freshman Chris Laviano remains part of the quarterback competition, and after Tuesday's practice he spoke about where things stand.
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rankin, Gross-Armiento Talk Transfers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Quarterback Blake Rankin and defensive back Bryant Gross-Armiento will both transfer from Rutgers. Rankin and Gross-Armiento discussed their different reasons for leaving and what is next for them.
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Q&A with junior DT Darius Hamilton

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Defensive tackle Darius Hamilton continues to emerge as a force on the line and a leader in the Rutgers locker room. Hamilton sat down with Thursday to break down the start to spring practice moving into the first scrimmage of camp.
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Longa Ready For Weak Challenge

PISCATAWAY, N.J.- The look of Rutgers' revamped defense has Steve Longa moving from middle to weakside linebacker, and he spoke about the transition after the first spring practice.
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured DT Jamil Pollard returns to Rutgers football team

Last September, Kyle Flood announced that Rutgers defensive tackle Jamil Pollard would not be able to continue playing football due to undisclosed injuries, though he would "remain in our program." Fast-forward six months, and Pollard has done more than simply remain in Piscataway and work towards his degree; per Star-Ledger reporter Tom Luicci, Flood announced Monday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Pro Day: WR Brandon Coleman

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Brandon Coleman was the star attraction of Wednesday's pro day event at Rutgers. An early departure from the Scarlet Knights, Coleman discussed his workouts, health and more during a session with the media.
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Coleman on Rutgers' young quarterbacks: 'They have a chip on their shoulder'

The Rutgers quarterback competition this offseason will pit veteran Gary Nova against a trio of unproven young players. The three challengers for the starting job – Mike Bimonte, Blake Rankin and Chris Laviano – have combined for zero snaps in a college game. But the quarterbacks have been developing behind the scenes on the practice field, and former star wide receiver Brandon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Giubilato accepts preferred walk-on opportunity at Rutgers

Christian Giubilato, a utility player from the Haverford (Pa.) School, recently accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity at Rutgers. The 6-2, 185-pounder plays running back, wide receiver, cornerback and safety in high school. But he has been recruited to the Scarlet Knights to play safety. "They like my physicality," said Giubilato, who also plays lacrosse. "I had...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Investigation: Rutgers coach didn't bully player

A law firm's investigation has determined that a former assistant football coach for Rutgers did not bully a former player and there was no retaliation against the player. The report issued Tuesday also found the university responded appropriately in the matter involving cornerback Jevon Tyree. The investigation was done by Saiber LLC, a firm with offices in Florham Park and...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers releases investigator's report on Jevon Tyree football bullying allegations

A Rutgers University football coach did not bully cornerback Jevon Tyree and the university handled the student's allegations of mistreatment appropriately, according to an independent investigator's report released today. The report was prepared by Saiber, a Florham Park-based law firm that interviewed Tyree and others involved in the case that made headlines last fall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jevon Tyree's family responds to the Rutgers athletics investigation report

Clarice Tyree, the mother of former Rutgers player Jevon Tyree, provided with a reaction to the investigation results released by the university on Tuesday. Clarice Tyree said there is nothing to be gained by continuing to go back-and-forth, so she provided this written response from the family: "We're glad that the investigation cleared the fact that, prior to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzz: Eric LeGrand earns degree from Rutgers

January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Antwan Lowery makes switch at East West Shrine Game

Rutgers offensive lineman Antwan Lowery wore 77 during practices at the East West Shrine Game. Lowery switched to the offensive line during spring practice (2010) and earned a spot on the two-deep at right guard. He appeared in 10 games with four starts as true freshman. His career has continued to develop leading him to landing an invitation to the East West Shrine Ga...
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Deering NFL Draft Bio - Rutgers Scarlet Knights Mr. Versatility

Versatility and unselfishness are two words that can describe Rutgers safety Jeremy Deering. With the Scarlet Knight, Deering has played running back, receiver, and eventually safety. He also scored a touchdown rushing, receiving, and return touchdown. I guess add playmaker to his list of abilities too. Deering now enters the next phase of his football life, making his path toward...
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers has one game left until Big Ten in 2014

Rutgers couldn't ask for a much better way to springboard into the Big Ten Conference next season than facing Notre Dame in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. No, Notre Dame isn't a Big Ten team. And the Pinstripe Bowl isn't that elusive BCS game that Rutgers (6-6) would have gone to for the first time in program history had it won the American Athletic Conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers Fires Defensive Coordinator Accused Of Bullying Player

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have fired defensive coordinator David Cohen according to the New York Post. Cohen, the Rutgers defensive coordinator accused of bullying and verbally abusing a player, was fired effective immediately from his position along with two other assistant coaches, head coach Kyle Flood announced on Sunday. Cohen has been under scrutiny for most of the season...
Via Thacover2
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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