Report: Dance Appreciation class at center of Rutgers scandal

Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood will not be leading the Scarlet Knights against Penn State on Saturday night, and more details about why emerged a few hours before kickoff, according to Flood is serving a three-game suspension for violating university policy by contacting a faculty member regarding a player's grade. The class that the player -- defensive back Nadir Barnwell...
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September 19, 2015  |  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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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Video of alleged incident involving booted Rutgers players exists

As the college football season got underway in full force across the country Saturday, the bad news kept hitting the Rutgers program. reported the existence of video of an alleged spring assault involving multiple then-Rutgers football players has been uncovered as police continue investigating the incident. Earlier this week, various charges were filed against Ruhann Peele...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers dismisses 5 players for role in home invasion

Rutgers University’s football program has dismissed five players from the team following their arrests earlier this week for their role in a home invasion. Sam Hellman of reported the development. Rutgers has dismissed all five arrested players from program – Dre Boggs, Delon Stephenson, Razohnn Gross, Ruhann Peele and Nadir Barnwell. — Sam Hellman (@SamHellmanScout) September...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers dismisses 5 arrested players minutes before opener

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers has dismissed five players from its football team after their arrests earlier this week. Coach Kyle Flood announced the dismissals about 10 minutes before the Scarlet Knights' season opener against Norfolk State. Kicked off the team were defensive backs Nadir Barnwell, Dre Boggs, Ruhann Peele, Delon Stephenson and fullback Razohnn Gross. Barnwell, Boggs...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood defied RU’s academic support staff

As the investigation into Kyle Flood’s alleged inappropriate actions regarding players’ academics continues, the hotter the water around Rutgers’ longtime football coach gets. Per a report from Keith Sargeant of, Rutgers’ academic support staff specifically told Flood not to contact the professor of a likely starting defensive player regarding said player’s academic status...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers coach tried 'to circumvent' eligibility process

Rutgers football begins the 2015 season Saturday against Norfolk State, but a major driver of headlines continues to be reports from that coach Kyle Flood contacted a member of the school's academic support staff, potentially to influence the grade of Nadir Barnwell, a potential starter in the Scarlet Knights defensive backfield. The latest revelation came Wednesday as an...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2015  |  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, 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 about is rumored...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers head coach facing potential punishment for alleged rules violation

Rutgers football might have more to worry about than winning enough games to get bowl eligible again this fall. NJ Advance Media reported Tuesday that Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood is under investigation for allegedly having impermissible contact with a member of the university faculty in regards to the status of Rutgers cornerback Nadir Barnwell. Whether Flood violated NCAA...
Via FOX Sports
August 25, 2015  |  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 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 the matter...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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