February 3, 1992 |
The new color in Jameel McClairen's life is orange. Orange, as in Syracuse Orange. St. James' 6-foot, 4-inch linebacker-to-be, an Inquirer all-area third-team selection on the defensive line, orally committed to Syracuse on a football scholarship Wednesday night, and he plans to return a signed letter of intent through the mail Wednesday, the first day of the signing period. McClairen said he would redshirt next season then vie for one of three linebacker spots that are expected to open before the 1993 season.
August 27, 2014 |
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - The expectations from the outside are low as Rutgers begins its first season as a Big Ten football team, but the future financial projections are much better. In a writers' poll organized by Cleveland.com, Rutgers was picked to finish seventh and last in the Big Ten Eastern Division. While Rutgers adjusts to the rugged competition, the school and its fans are excited about the benefits that being in the Big Ten will bring the football program. A program-record 30,721 football season tickets have been sold, breaking the old mark of 30,500 set in 2009.
August 25, 2014 |
There were times last fall when the man stayed in the tunnel at Lincoln Financial Field, catching a portion of a Temple football game. Going out to the field might have created a stir. Afterward, Eagles coach Chip Kelly would text Owls football coach Matt Rhule and say something like, "Hang in there, your guys play hard. You're going to be really good. " "In those dark moments, when you're like, 'We lost another close heartbreaker,' here's a guy who's been through it saying, 'Hang in there, keep doing what you're doing,' " Rhule said last week.
September 14, 2007 |
Despite the football team's 2-0 record, all is not well at Rutgers. During last Friday's win over visiting Navy, a group of fans shouted insults and booed the Midshipmen, sparking outrage in the Rutgers administration. So, in Wednesday's issue of the Daily Targum, Rutgers' student newspaper, athletic director Bob Mulcahy wrote an open letter that took issue with "the small group of students" who "hurled jeers and vulgarities at the Navy football team. " Mulcahy wrote that the fans' actions "embarrassed the university, the alumni and Rutgers fans across the state.
November 28, 2005 |
Rutgers will receive its official invitation today to play in the Dec. 27 Insight Bowl, the New York Daily News reported last night. The Scarlet Knights will meet Arizona State, the team they played in the 1978 Garden State Bowl - the only other time the school has played in the postseason. Rutgers beat Cincinnati, 44-9, at home on Saturday to finish 7-4.
April 2, 1995 |
Penn outrowed Rutgers in a close race for the Lev Brett Cup in lightweight competition in yesterday's chilly weather on the Schuylkill. Penn held a slight advantage most of the way down the river and held off Rutgers' spurt at the end by slightly more than one-quarter of a boat length. Penn sped the 2,000-meter course in 6 minutes, 0.4 seconds with a favoring strong tail wind. Rutgers was clocked in 6:01.6. Georgetown held off Drexel in the varsity eight of the regatta on the Schuylkill sponsored by Drexel.
April 22, 2001 |
Delran graduate Erica "Boo" Schubert, The Inquirer's South Jersey female athlete of the year in 1999, is transferring from the University of Florida to Rutgers after two seasons of playing for the Gators' soccer team. Schubert will not have to sit out a year after receiving her release from Florida. In soccer, a player can transfer once without sitting out if the school the player is leaving signs a release form. Schubert is transferring because she suffers from a gastrointestinal disorder and feels it can be better treated closer to home.
December 28, 2012
Here is a comparison of the teams: RUTGERS (9-3) VIRGINIA TECH (6-6) 24 at Tulane 12 20 Georgia Tech, 17 OT 26 Howard 0 42 Austin Peay 7 23 at South Florida 13 17 at Pittsburgh 35 35 at Arkansas 26 37 Bowling Green 0 ...
March 6, 1988 |
Darrell White scored 23 points and Collins Dobbs added 21 yesterday to lead eighth-seeded Duquesne to an 81-75 victory over ninth-seeded Massachusetts in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in Morgantown, W.Va. Duquesne (11-20), which will face top-seeded and No. 1-ranked Temple in a quarterfinal game at 6 tonight, outscored Massachusetts by 14-3 to take a 66-47 lead on a free throw by Clayton Adams with 8 minutes, 13 seconds left. Massachusetts (10-17)
January 12, 1994 |
Drexel loses to Army one night and defeats Rutgers the next. Go figure. The Dragons, led by Brian Holden's 23 points, placed four players in double figures to defeat host Rutgers, 76-64, in a non-conference game last night. It was the Dragons' first victory over the Scarlet Knights in 13 meetings. On Monday, the Dragons were upset at Army, 70-67, in a game in which Holden shot just 3-for-15 and the team shot 24-for-74. Last night, the 6-4 junior guard was 6-for-12, including two three- pointers, and 12-for-13 from the foul line.