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  • Rutgers Has Nothing to Lose in Greg Schiano Chase

    The Big Lead "Greg Schiano has officially interviewed to be the next head coach at Rutgers and, given his track record at the school, there's little reason to pass on him. Rutgers has one of the nation's worst football programs and Schiano built a winner there in the 2000s before jumping to..." November 07

  • Report: Greg Schiano has ‘significant’ demands if Rutgers wants him back

    Larry Brown Sports "Greg Schiano met with Rutgers this week to discuss the possibility of returning as the school’s head football coach, but negotiations may be at a bit of an impasse. Schiano met on Tuesday with Rutgers athletic director Patrick Hobbs and one of the program’s top boosters,..." November 06

  • Greg Schiano could be hired by Rutgers this week

    North Jersey "Greg Schiano may indeed be returning home to the Garden State. A meeting between Schiano, the Wyckoff native, and Rutgers officials could happen as early as this week, with the goal of bringing him back as Rutgers head football coach, according to an report. " November 04

  • Former Tennessee coach Butch Jones interviews for Rutgers job opening, per report

    CBS Sports "Former Tennessee head coach and current Alabama offensive analyst Butch Jones has reportedly emerged as one of the first candidates to get a serious look from Rutgers as it searches to find a replacement for Chris Ash.  Rutgers parted ways with Ash in September, four games into..." November 02

  • Joe Moorhead on Rutgers vacancy: Not something that’s under consideration

    NBC Sports "Rutgers is looking for a new head coach and Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead is supposedly the so-called frontrunner for the job, according to reports out of New Jersey. But would the Mississippi State head coach leave the SEC to take on the massive undertaking at..." October 18

  • Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead emerging as 'top candidate' for Rutgers job, a report says

    CBS Sports "Could Rutgers poach a sitting SEC coach for its open vacancy? That's what the school is hoping to do, according to In a report from Keith Sargeant, Mississippi State's Joe Moorhead has "emerged as a top candidate" at Rutgers two weeks into the search. The report cites..." October 17

  • Former Rutgers HC Chris Ash Working With Texas Ahead Of Oklahoma Game

    Sportsnaut "The Red River Shootout is going to be something at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday as No. 6 Oklahoma takes on the 11th-ranked Texas Longhorns. It’s always one of the games we look forward to the most on an annual basis. We also now have a new wrinkle. " October 10

  • Rutgers QB McLane Carter giving up football for health reasons

    Newark Star-Ledger "McLane Carter’s winding football road has ended at Rutgers. The graduate senior quarterback confirmed he has taken a medical retirement via Twitter on Tuesday night, a day after Scarlet Knights interim head coach Nunzio Campanile said he was not expected..." October 09

  • Rutgers' starting quarterback, running back to redshirt with season spiraling downward

    CBS Sports "After a rocky start to the season, Rutgers quarterback Art Sitkowski and running back Raheem Blackshear have asked interim coach Nunzio Campanile to sit out the remainder of 2019 in order to take advantage of the NCAA's four-game redshirt rule. The adjustment to the redshirt rule,..." October 06

  • Oh God, Yes, Rutgers Wants To Hire Greg Schiano Again

    Deadspin "Rutgers announced on Sunday that it had fired head coach Chris Ash, a day after the team got spanked 52-0 by Michigan to drop its record to 1-3. Also let go was offensive coordinator John McNulty, which is not a surprise given that the Scarlet Knights were shut out by both Michigan and Iowa,..." September 30

  • Rutgers fires head coach Chris Ash

    Newark Star-Ledger "Following a 1-3 start that included a 52-0 loss to Michigan on Saturday, Chris Ash was fired Sunday as Rutgers head coach in a shakeup that also includes the dismissal of offensive coordinator John McNulty, athletics director Pat Hobbs told NJ Advance..." September 29

  • The 10 college football coaches with the hottest of hot seats entering the season

    USA Today "For every head coach with rock-solid job security — Dabo Swinney and Nick Saban, to name two — there are a couple of dozen firmly on the hot seat heading into the 2019 season. One name in particular stands out: Southern California coach Clay Helton. On the heels of last..." August 19

  • 25 Names You Need to Watch for 2019 College Football Season

    Bleacher Report "Heading into the 2019 season, there is a general consensus on the top players in college football. However, the order changes a bit when thinking about the most noteworthy. We've highlighted 25 names you should prepare to hear constantly this campaign. Many of them are..." August 15

  • Rutgers WR Zihir Lacewell transferring to junior college to play DB

    College Football Talk "We’re in the final stages of the offseason in college football with training camps across the country starting as early as next week but it’s never too late for a player to transfer elsewhere for 2019. One such case comes in the form of Rutgers wide receiver Zihir..." July 19