10/21/2017 7:09pm

Rutgers vs. Purdue: Stock Up, Stock Down

It was a big day for the Rutgers football team, as the Scarlet Knights (2-4, 1-2) won their first Big Ten game since 2016, defeating Illinois by a score of 35-24.  Stock Up These players/coaches performed well and improved their stock. Offensive Line The big guys at front really only get noticed when they don't do a good job, but deserve recognition for the way they played against the Illini.

10/21/2017 10:50am

Rutgers vs. Purdue: What to watch for

The Rutgers football team will look to make it two Big Ten wins in a row when it takes on Purdue in its Homecoming game this Saturday. The Scarlet Knights (2-4, 1-2) are coming off a 35-24 road win over Illinois where they rushed for 274 yards and 5 touchdowns in a dominating performance. The Boilermakers (3-3, 1-2) are coming off a hard-fought 17-9 loss against No. 7 Wisconsin and are much improved from a year ago when the team went 3-9 and had just one Big Ten victory — a 34-31 overtime win over Illinois. Here is what to watch for when the two teams face off at noon on Saturday.

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10/20/2017 3:10pm

Maietti impresses as offensive line looks to continue strong play against Purdue

The Rutgers offensive turned heads in the first game of the season, when it held its own and played a strong game against Washington, a team with one of the best defensive lines in the country. But that success wasn't there in a loss to Eastern Michigan and especially in a loss to Nebraska, when the team only ran for 68 yards, averaging just 2.8 yards per carry.

10/21/2017 10:30am

Rutgers vs. Illinois: Stock Up, Stock Down

Stock Up These players/coaches performed well and improved their stock. Offensive Line The big guys at front really only get noticed when they don't do a good job, but really deserve recognition for the way they played against the Illini.

10/11/2017 9:49am

Next man up mentality continues in Rutgers secondary

Things went from bad to worse for the Rutgers secondary — as one game after losing starting cornerback Blessuan Austin for the season with a torn ACL — starting safety Saquan Hampton suffered a shoulder injury that could also keep him out for the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

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