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.
April 7, 2014 |
Since Rutgers chemistry professor Robert Boikess successfully urged faculty last month to oppose Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker for her role in the Iraq war, he has been called "racist," "liberal" - and worse. The selection of the former secretary of state has set off nothing short of a firestorm on campus with Boikess and his colleagues planning a "teach-in," launching a website to build opposition, and filing a flurry of public records requests aimed at uncovering how Rice was invited.
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.
February 1, 2011 |
Tom Savage can now play quarterback where he wants. On Monday, Rutgers football coach Greg Schiano granted permission to Savage, his former starting QB, to contact Miami and Florida about transferring, the Newark Star-Ledger reported. This was the same day an appeals committee at Rutgers upheld Schiano's decision to block Miami and Florida from recruiting the former Cardinal O'Hara High quarterback. NCAA rules allow schools to choose where players can seek a transfer. "I have a better understanding of his reasons for wanting to contact those schools after speaking with him," Schiano told the Star-Ledger.
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 9, 2011 |
Tom Savage harbors no ill feelings toward Rutgers' football program, but he felt a change was needed. On Saturday, Rutgers announced that Savage, who was a starting quarterback as a freshman, has decided to transfer after an injury-plagued sophomore season in which he lost his starting position to freshman Chas Dodd. "We felt it was best to get a fresh start," Savage said in a phone interview with The Inquirer on Saturday night. A star quarterback at Cardinal O'Hara who was considered a prime recruit when he committed to Rutgers, Savage insisted that there was no friction between himself and coach Greg Schiano.