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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
PISCATAWAY - The Martin Luther King Intermediate School in Piscataway has a total population of 526 students, and at a Monday assembly held inside the school gym nearly all of them could be heard chanting one word: "Eric." The cheers were for former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, who spent the morning speaking to red-clad students about the injury that paralyzed him and the message of belief that inspires his efforts to walk again.
9 hrs ago | Rutgers Scarlet Knights
In a tightly contested series that began in 1891, Rutgers and Navy meet on the gridiron Saturday in Annapolis at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3:34 p.m. with live television coverage on CBS Sports Network.
10 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Two men that are forever linked because of tragedy where honored Saturday before the Penn State-Rutgers Big Ten opener. Penn State's Adam Taliaferro and Rutgers' Eric LeGrand served as honorary captains for the Big Ten opener for both teams on September 13, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium.
12 hrs ago | NJ.com
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova threw five interceptions in Saturday's 13-10 loss to Penn State . While Nova is most responsible for protecting the ball, there were plenty of other factors involved in the turnovers.
Penn State spoiled Rutgers' inaugural Big Ten game, rallying for a 13-10 victory on the strength of a six-play, 80-yard drive capped by Jersey guy Bill Belton's five-yard scoring run with 1:13 remaining. The gave Penn State its first lead of the night, and Rutgers was unable to rally before the largest crowd in High Point Solutions Stadium history.
Bill Belton scored on a 5-yard run with 1:13 to play and Penn State rallied from a 10-point deficit to post a 13-10 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night, spoiling the Scarlet Knights' Big Ten Conference debut. Christian Hackenberg orchestrated the game-winning, six-play, 80-yard, drive with passes of 53 and 23 yards to Geno Lewis after the Nittany Lions took over with 3:02 to play.
Rutgers wanted to prove that it was capable of playing "big-time" football. Wanted to prove that it was a worthy rival to Penn State.
Rutgers will get a chance to show that the football team belongs with the big boys of the Big Ten. The Scarlet Knights have heard they won't be competitive against teams in the Big Ten since the announcement two years ago they'd be joining the conference in 2014.
Penn State's 2014 Big Ten football season begins in prime time Saturday against Rutgers in what will be the Scarlet Knights' first ever conference contest. Kickoff is 8:00 p.m. ET.
With all of the negative attention surrounding former Rutgers running back Ray Rice , Eagles wide receiver and former Rutgers product Quron Pratt called this a "sad" time for the program. On Thursday, however, Pratt said things were turning around with the news that his former head coach Kyle Flood had received a two-year contract extension.
The Nittany Lions will arrive at High Point Solutions Stadium led by quarterback Christian Hackenberg, who ranks fourth nationally in passing yards. Rutgers will try to slow Hackenberg and his talented receivers with a secondary that continues to feature a number of moving pieces.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. By the end of the season, a challenge like the one Penn State's defensive line poses for Rutgers' offensive line will probably seem routine. It's part of what makes the Big Ten the Big Ten size in the trenches.
When the football schedule came out for Rutgers' inaugural Big Ten Conference season, Eric LeGrand and Adam Taliaferro came up with something special for the Penn State game. Linked forever by spinal cord injuries, LeGrand and Taliaferro decided to make a game one with a cause instead of simply being a rivalry contest between the neighboring New Jersey and Pennsylvania schools.
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:52 pm
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