Rutgers Rumors & News

  • San Diego State lands Rutgers grad transfer Laviano

    Newark Star-Ledger "Three months after announcing his decision to transfer from the Rutgers football program, quarterback Chris Laviano has picked a college destination. Laviano, who started 18 straight games from early in the 2015 season to midway through last year, is headed to San Diego State. The Barstool..." February 25

  • NCAA hits Rutgers football with notice of 7 possible violations

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NCAA has issued a Notice of Allegations to Rutgers University following an 18-month investigation into the athletics program. Athletics Director Pat Hobbs and University President Robert Barchi, who released a letter to the Rutgers community in response to the allegations, were not..." December 20

  • Former Minnesota HC Jerry Kill to be named Rutgers OC

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is set to become offensive coordinator at Rutgers, the website reported Sunday. The website reported that Kill would be introduced at a news conference Monday at the Piscataway, N.J., university. Other websites..." December 19

  • Rutgers QB transfer Mike Dare: Leaving to find better offensive fit still 'really hurts'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Make that three quarterbacks transferring out of Rutgers in three days. Mike Dare is following Chris Laviano and Hayden Rettig out the door, completing an exodus of the three passers who didn't fit the dual-threat mold for the power spread that Rutgers is employing under offensive coordinator..." December 01

  • Maryland knocks off Rutgers, becomes bowl eligible

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It took five games, but Maryland finally got its elusive sixth victory and became bowl eligible with a 31-13 win over Rutgers Saturday at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. The Terrapins (6-6, 3-6) lost four straight games, the last three to nationally-ranked Big Ten..." November 26

  • Michigan State takes out frustration on Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Something had to give at Spartan Stadium on Saturday as Michigan State and Rutgers, the only teams without a conference victory in the Big Ten this season, squared off in a game that meant little more than pride. Michigan State, a team many believed would contend in..." November 12

  • Indiana holds off Rutgers behind Redding's two TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Devine Redding scored two touchdowns and Indiana overcame a nightmare performance on special teams to fend off Rutgers 33-27 Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. Trailing late in the third quarter, Redding scored on a 34-yard touchdown run to put Indiana up 26-24. He..." November 05

  • Minnesota beats Rutgers on late field goal

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Emmit Carpenter kicked a 28-yard field goal with six seconds remaining and sophomore running back Rodney Smith scored two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return, as Minnesota produced a 34-32 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Big Ten play at Minneapolis. Smith rushed for 111 yards..." October 22

  • Rescigno to replace Laviano as Rutgers' starter

    North Jersey "Chris Ash is shaking things up and making a change at the most important position on the field. Ash announced Monday that Giovanni Rescigno will be the starting quarterback going forward, replacing former starter Chris Laviano. Rescigno took over for a benched Laviano in the second half..." October 17

  • Illinois routs Rutgers as Foster scores two TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Kendrick Foster scored two touchdowns and senior cornerback Darius Mosely returned an interception for a touchdown as Illinois recorded a 24-7 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Big Ten play at Piscataway, N.J. Foster rushed for 108 yards and one touchdown and also..." October 15

  • No. 4 Michigan wallops Rutgers 78-0

    The Sports Xchange "PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Taco Charlton said he wants to prove that the Michigan defense is the best in the country. It would be hard to argue with the Wolverines defensive end after No. 4 Michigan's 78-0 drubbing of Rutgers on Saturday night before 53,292, the fourth-largest crowd at High Point..." October 08

  • Barrett sets record as No. 2 Ohio State routs Rutgers 58-0

    The Sports Xchange "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, on a record-setting day for his second-ranked Buckeyes, was most pleased with the closing minutes of the first half. Junior quarterback J.T. Barrett, who set the school record for career touchdown passes, directed a 53-yard touchdown drive late in the half,..." October 01

  • Wadley, Iowa defense come up big to top Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Akrum Wadley scored on a 26-yard run in the fourth quarter and Iowa's defense came up with two big fourth-down stops to lift the Hawkeyes to a 14-7 victory over Rutgers in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Saturday in Piscataway, N.J. Iowa (3-1, 1-0) ran the final 4:40 off the clock after..." September 24

  • Rutgers AD sorry for beer incident, but tailgate party shelved afterward

    ESPN "Rutgers athletic director Pat Hobbs has apologized after video of him drinking a beer at Rutgers' school-sponsored tailgate party has surfaced. But in the wake of the incident, which was caught on camera, the event has been shut down. In August, the school opted to open the student tailgating..." September 21

  • Rutgers rallies to top New Mexico

    The Sports Xchange "Janarion Grant returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown and threw for another as Rutgers overcame a 21-point deficit to beat New Mexico 37-28 on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. Robert Martin rushed for 169 yards and one touchdown while quarterback Chris Laviano..." September 17

  • Grant does it all as Rutgers thumps Howard

    The Sports Xchange "All-purpose threat Janarion Grant scored three times, including on a kick return, as Rutgers gave Chris Ash his first victory as a head coach, beating lower-division Howard 52-14 in Piscataway, N.J., on Saturday afternoon. Grant returned a kickoff 84 yards for a score in the first quarter,..." September 10

  • Ross scores 3 TDs as No. 14 Washington sprints past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Washington junior John Ross claims that shortly after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the spring of 2015, he downloaded a calendar for his phone and inserted a picture of the Rutgers mascot. That's how eager he was to be back on the field for the Huskies' 2016 season..." September 03