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How has Greg Schiano changed since he was last at Rutgers?

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Since Greg Schiano was last the head coach at Rutgers, he's been the head coach of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the defensive coordinator/associate head coach at Ohio State. In that time, he coached 10 players who were NFL Draft picks (five first-rounders) and Ohio State went 36-5 in that time. Schiano also accepted a job with the New England Patriots under Bill Belichick in February of this year, only to leave in March.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Landers Nolley II hit a big 3-pointer in the final minute and scored 22 points, helping Virginia Tech hold off No. 3 Michigan State 71-66 at the Maui Invitational on Monday. The Hokies (6-0) - projected 14th out of 15 Atlantic Coast Conference teams in the league's preseason poll - went up 10 with 4 + minutes left, but Michigan State fought back within one. Nolley responded with a 3 for a 68-64 lead with 47 seconds left and Virginia Tech made enough free throws down the stretch to earn the marquee win in coach Mike Young's first season.

No Greg Schiano, so what now?

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Greg Schiano isn't returning to Rutgers to be the head coach of the Scarlet Knights' football team. Sunday, it was first reported by Yahoo! Sports' Pete Thamel that Rutgers and the 53-year-old Schiano couldn't come to an agreement more than two weeks after they met.

NFL Knights Stat Tracker Week Two

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

NFL KNIGHT STAT TRACKER: WEEK ONE Here's a quick look at how all the former Rutgers Scarlet Knights currently competing in the NFL in week two. Stats: 3 rushes for 11 yards Final Score: 23-17 (WIN) vs. Arizona Cardinals Stats: 4 receptions for 16 yards Final Score: 24-20 (WIN) vs. Philadelphia Eagles Stats: 1 total tackle (1 solo) Final Score: 27-9 (WIN) vs. New Orleans Saints Stats: 4 total tackles (1 solo), 2 Pass Deflections, 1 Interception Final Score: 17-19 (LOSS) vs. Indianapolis Colts Stats: 4 total tackles (3 solo) Final Score: 43-0 (WIN) vs. Miami Dolphins Stats: 2 total tackles (2 solo), 1 QB hurry Final Score: 43-0 (WIN) vs. Miami Dolphins

Rutgers safety Hampton selected by the Saints in the 2019 NFL Draft

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Former Rutgers football safety Saquan Hampton's dream of being drafted and playing in the NFL is now a reality. Hampton, who hails from Hamilton, N.J. by way of Nottingham High in Mercer County, was selected by the New Orleans Saints with the fourth pick in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday. Chris Ash dubbed Hampton a future “star” during the head coach's first training camp with the Scarlet Knights.

McSorley could become the winningest QB at Penn State

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley will be chasing another school record and the No. 16 Nittany Lions can put themselves in position for a New Year's Day bowl when they visit Rutgers for the Scarlet Knights' final home game of an awful season. McSorley will become the winningest quarterback in Penn State history if the Nittany Lions (7-3, 4-3 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) send Rutgers (1-9, 0-7) to its 10th straight loss on Saturday. The win would be McSorley's 30th as a starter, moving the senior ahead of Todd Blackledge (1980-82) and Tony Sacca (1988-91).