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The carousel that the position of offensive coordinator of the Rutgers football team has been for most of the past decade has made its latest stop.Jerry Kill was officially announced as the offensive coordinator of the Scarlet Knights Monday during in a teleconference.
Former Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill is expected to become the eighth offensive coordinator of the Rutgers football team in as many years, a source confirmed with the Daily Targum.
Rutgers begins preparations for head coach Chris Ash's second season in Piscataway immediately after a disastrous debut year concludes.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It couldn’t have ended any other way.The Rutgers football team completed its season Saturday against Maryland in a matchup in which no lead has been safe.
PISCATAWAY— On a night that saw the Rutgers football team set a Big Ten record for the most punts in a single season, the Scarlet Knights put on the kind of offensive performance that more-than-occasionally pushed to shatter that type of mark.
PISCATAWAY — Saturday night started with something the Rutgers football team hadn’t seen a lot of in its first season under head coach Chris Ash — a lucky bounce.Electing to kick-off their final home game of the season after winning the toss, the Scarlet Knights recovered a muffed kick reception from No. 8 Penn State’s Miles Sanders inside the redzone.
Storylines surrounding the Rutgers football team’s final home game of the season are abundant. With their postseason aspirations done and dusted, the Scarlet Knights host No. 8 Penn State, a fringe rival on the edge of returning to the level of glory it hasn’t had since the Jerry Sandusky scandal shook the program to its core.With a bit of luck, the Nittany Lions (8-2, 6-1) could become another unlikely champion in a year full of them, winning the Big Ten East and reaching the conference title game if they beat Rutgers and Michigan State and have Ohio State defeat Michigan in "The Game."The Knights (2-8, 0-7) have no possibility of playing after their regular season ends against Maryland Nov.
When the Rutgers football team walks off Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium following its regular season finale against the Terrapins Nov.
Since his arrival on the Banks, Chris Ash has harped on Rutgers being a line of scrimmage football team. With the two most experienced position groups lying on each of the front lines, the Scarlet Knights were structured in a way where winning the battle up front on both sides of the ball, especially when it comes to the running game, would be integral to having success.So after Michigan State had dominated that the Knights in the essential battle in the trenches on Saturday, the final scoreboard that read 49-0 in favor of the Spartans was indicative of just that. Rutgers rushed for just 109 yards across 36 carries, good for an underwhelming 3 yards per carry.
Entering this season, the situation surrounding the Big Ten East was as clear cut as it could possibly be — Michigan, Ohio State vying for the top spot and every other team picking up the crumbs far below them.But in a sport as unpredictable and chaotic as college football, it shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the team’s projected to be at the mid-tier of the division emerged as a contender for the title and a spot in the Big Ten Championship game. The shock comes in that team not being Michigan State, a team a year removed from a Big Ten conference title and a spot in the four-team College Football Playoff, but Penn State, a program seemingly at a standstill in the third year of head coach James Franklin’s tenure.The Nittany Lions started the same way the Rutgers football team, their next opponent did, splitting the first four games of the season, including their first Big Ten games of the year.The results of those first conference games were promising for the Scarlet Knights and worrying for Penn State, with Rutgers nearly upsetting defending Big Ten West division champions Iowa at home and the Nittany Lions getting blown out at the Big House by the Wolverines, but the roles reversed as the conference schedule played out.As the Knights went on to lose every other Big Ten game it played, falling to the Spartans, the Buckeyes and the Wolverines by a combined score of 185-0, Penn State has run the table in its last seven conference games, shooting itself up the playoff committee’s rankings to No. 8.With two weeks remaining in the season, the Nittany Lion’s path to improbably winning the East is simple — win their final two games and hope Michigan loses one of its last two contests.That’s where the Knights come in.Hosting a program that’s rapidly become the most bitter Big Ten rival among its fanbase, Rutgers has little more than pride to play for.
Two more to the loss column for the Rutgers volleyball team.The Scarlet Knights (4-25, 0-16) suffered road defeats to conference opponents Ohio State (17-11, 7-9) and Maryland (11-17, 3-13) this weekend.The Knights extended their losing streak to 24 games, and the side has not won in over two months of play.Rutgers entered Columbus Friday with high expectations, looking to pounce on a team that had not been performing to its potential in recent matches.But from the first serve of the game, the Buckeyes had addressed those concerns and put a rest to any hope on the Knights’ end.Ohio State jumped out to an 8-1 lead to start the first set, connecting on three consecutive service aces.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — It's safe to assume that this wasn't the kind of homecoming that Giovanni Rescigno had hoped for.After posting 200-plus passing yards and leading his team to one-score losses in his each of his first two career starts, Rescigno returned to his home state on Saturday to play in his first game on Michigan soil since his senior year of high school at De La Salle three years ago.But the Warren, Michigan, native's return home was everything short of welcoming, as performance and score-based reasons prevented him from simply playing it into the fourth quarter of the Rutgers football team's (2-8, 0-7) ultimate 49-0 loss to Michigan State Saturday.With a lopsided scoreboard favoring the Spartans (3-7, 1-6) and the Scarlet Knights in the midst of one of their more underwhelming offensive performances on the season, the sophomore starting quarterback was relieved by true freshman Tylin Oden in the final minutes of the third quarter after going 6-of-16 through the air for 40 yards and two interceptions.In what was their least effective offensive outing of the year against a non-ranked opponent, the Knights totaled just 149 yards and eight first downs, finishing 3-of-12 on third downs."You look at the stats, it wasn’t good.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Far from anyone’s wildest expectations were the results of Saturday’s matchup between the Rutgers football team and defending champions Michigan State, a game that was crucial in determining how the chips fell in the Big Ten East standings.But it wasn’t up to the visiting Scarlet Knights, who have outplayed expectations this season, to rise up to the level of the Spartans but rather the hosts — who had an incredibly steep fall from the perch of the conference to its basement.
The Rutgers football team's 34-32 loss to Indiana on Saturday brought back flashbacks to a nightmarish 2015 season for Isaiah Wharton and the Scarlet Knights' secondary. In a position group that was dismantled by injuries and off-field issues, then-true freshmen Isaiah Wharton and Blessaun Austin were both thrust into the starting lineup for nearly all of last season and received baptism by fire as the young pair of cornerbacks experienced many more lows than they did highs during their introduction to the collegiate game.The Knights finished the season with the third worst passing defense overall in the Big Ten, while allowing a second-worst average of 277 yards per game, a worst 9.5 yards per reception and 15 total touchdowns through the air across their eight conference games. Wharton surrendered 43 catches and five touchdowns, compared to just five passes defended, across his 64 targets last season, according to Pro-Football Focus.Against the Hoosiers, Rutgers' secondary, and most notably Isaiah Wharton, had a performance that was reminiscent of that forgettable 2015 season.Indiana pierced the Knights for 420 passing yards and three scores through the air.
Rutgers faces Michigan State in East Lansing in a battle at the bottom of the Big Ten East Saturday.
The Rutgers football team's offense seemed to have turned a corner.But against Indiana on Sunday, it was back to square one for Rutgers.
The Rutgers football team’s 33-27 loss to Indiana last Saturday marked the first game all season in which strong safety Anthony Cioffi didn’t play in a large majority of a game. Having played in what his position coach Bill Busch estimated to be 500-600 consecutive defensive snaps, the senior was pulled five minutes into the game after failing to take down Hoosier wide receiver Ricky Jones, doubling what would’ve been an 18-yard reception to a 36-yard touchdown as the visitors retook the lead moments after the Scarlet Knights tied it up.Bounce around!
PISCATAWAY—The Rutgers football team’s defense and special teams each had their respective moments against Indiana on Sunday.The Scarlet Knights’ defense forced three turnovers — highlighted by a 75-yard scoop-and-score by junior defensive end Darnell Davis — and two additional turnovers on downs, holding a plus-three advantage over the Hoosiers in the turnover battle.On special teams, the Knights forced a turnover on a kickoff and blocked both an extra-point try and field goal attempt from 54 yards.But it was the big plays that Rutgers allowed and critical plays it failed to capitalize on that stood out the most and came back to haunt the Knights (2-7, 0-6) in their 33-27 loss to Indiana in front of 37,345 at High Point Solutions Stadium.Rutgers was gashed for a season-high 420 yards through the air and allowed 567 yards of total offense.
The first two seasons of the Rutgers football team's tenure as a member of the Big Ten could not be more distinct, with the first exceeding any and all expectations and the second bringing the program crashing down to its roots as a national punchline.