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In a surprising twist, off-the-field developments have actually made the season-opener for Rutgers worth monitoring, at least a little bit.
If you thought the Buckeyes were loaded at quarterback this season, wait until you see how Urban Meyer is stockpiling at the position for future seasons.
Rutgers-Penn State becoming a rivalry?
The recruiting territory of these two teams overlap and the fan bases don't get along. The Sept. 19 clash is ranked among the Big Ten's best games. Top Big Ten games
The offseason is finally nearing an end, which means the Big Ten is all set to usher in what should be the Year of the Quarterback in the league.
With little more than a week before the season begins, several Big Ten teams have yet to make a decision public on who will start at QB.
NJ.com reports that Rutgers' office of general counsel is investigating coach Kyle Flood for alleged impermissible dealings with a professor.
Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood is being investigated by the school for impermissible contact with a faculty member regarding one of his players, according to an NJ.com report.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Rutgers announces suspensions for the first half of opener: Leonte Carroo, Chris Laviano, Kevin Marquez, Tim Gleeson and Ruhann Peele. Suspensions due to curfew violation. Hayden Rettig confirmed as starting QB for opener.
Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood tells reporters that story about him being investigated for contacting a professor about a player "insults my integrity." Flood said inquiring about player status with faculty members "is not unusual at Rutgers."
Rutgers quarterback Chris Laviano and standout receiver Leonte Carroo will each be suspended for a half of the Scarlet Knights' opener against Norfolk State because of a curfew violation.
Rutgers vs Norfolk State Spartans
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