RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

SR.com TV: Strong Freshman Year for Grant

NEW YORK -- Rutgers kick returner Janarion Grant was an impact freshman for the Scarlet Knights in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, just like he was during the regular season. With his freshman year in the books, Grant spoke 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com about taking the next step.
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15 hours ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodd throws 2 TDs, Rutgers becomes bowl eligible

Chas Dodd threw two touchdowns and Paul James ran for two as Rutgers finally nailed down its eighth bowl bid in nine years with a 31-6 victory over South Florida Saturday night. The win snapped a three-game losing slide for the Scarlet Knights (6-6, 3-5 American Athletic Conference), and it is expected to set up a game with Notre Dame (8-4) in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers CB says he quit team due to bullying, threats from coach

Earlier this year, Rutgers was caught up in a bullying scandal with head basketball coach Mike Rice. Some seven months later, they’re dealing with yet another case of bullying in their sports program. Cornerback Jevon Tyree quit the football earlier this month for unspecified reasons. Now, he is coming clean, explaining that “an outright bullying episode” is what led to his...
Via NESN.com
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Rutgers DB says he was bullied

Former Rutgers defensive back Jevon Tyree and his parents are seeking disciplinary action against Scarlet Knights defensive coordinator Dave Cohen, accusing him of bullying the 19-year-old, the Tyrees told NJ.com. The family is alleging that Cohen berated Tyree during a spring study hall session, using vulgar language and threatening to head-butt him. Tyree, who left the team Nov...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers to wear 'Sandy Relief' helmets Saturday against Temple

It’s hard to believe, but this week marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy wreaking havoc on the east coast of the United States, causing over $65 billion in damage – much of which was confined to the New Jersey shoreline. To show that the state is still #JerseyStrong, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will be donning new “Sandy Relief” helmets this Saturday against...
Via College Spun
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers sends recruit Noah Brown a creepy bodybuilding recruiting letter (Pictures)

I don’t know if creepy recruiting tactics are becoming more popular across college football or if recruits are simply sharing them with us more, but I don’t like it one bit. We have all seen the creepy messages Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips has been posting on Twitter and Instagram since the season ended, but Rutgers may have outdone the Joker with the letter it...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss
HEAVY LIFTING

Recruit gets bizarre letter from Rutgers

We don’t care whether or not the rash of unconventional college football recruiting letters that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Lost Lettermen
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss
CIVIC PRIDE

Rutgers uniforms to honor Sandy victims

The state of New Jersey continues to pull itself together in some parts in the after math of last year’s Super Storm Sandy forcing many to leave their homes. The effects of the storm left a number of people without a home or business and popular sight seeing destinations were reduced to rubble floating in ocean and storm water. This spring Rutgers football is going to pay tribute...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers to join the Big Ten Conference

Rutgers University is expected to join the Big Ten Conference becoming the Conference’s 14th team. Rutgers will follow Maryland who voted to join the Big Ten Monday morning. Rutgers is expected to join the Big Ten for the 2014-2016 season. According to Rutger’s president, Robert Barchi, should Rutgers receive an invite from the Big Ten Conference the school’s athletic...
Via College Football Section
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rutgers vs. South Florida Predictions: College Football Best BetRutgers vs. South Florida Predictions: College Football Best Bet

The Big East takes center stage again on Thursday night when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights go up against the South Florida Bulls. These two teams may not get the attention of some of the other teams in college football, but this will be a very entertaining game. The opening line for this game posted at SportsBettingOnline has the Bulls listed as 9.5 point favorites in this Big...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
DON'T GIVE UP

Eric LeGrand's inspiring speech at ESPYS

Former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand inspired the crowd at the ESPY Awards as he received the Jimmy V Perseverance Award. LeGrand took the stage Wednesday night at the ESPYs and delivered a tear-jerking speech that chronicled how he felt after he suffered the injury on the field. He said he wasn't sure if he was going to die on the field or what would happen next. ...
Via Sports-Glory
July 12, 2012  |  1 Comment
KILLER THREADS, MAN

Rutgers unveils Pro Combat unis

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are the latest collegiate football team to show off the Nike Pro Combat uniforms they will wear during the 2012 season.

Via A Glam Slam
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss
PAY UP

Schiano owes Rutgers $800,000

Former Rutgers coach Greg Schiano recently signed a $15 million deal to become the head coach of the Bucs, but he'll reportedly have to give $800,000 of it to his old employer.

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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
ROAD TO RECOVERY

Eric LeGrand sits up on his own

Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand actually sat up on his own. Check out the video and you’ll see this amazing accomplishment. LeGrand has been able to sit upright on his own for as long as 23 seconds during physical therapy. A physical therapist has to lift LeGrand into the sitting position, but he’s able to hold that upright position on a regular basis...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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