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Gary Nova to start opener for Rutgers

Updated: August 6, 2014, 6:54 PM ET
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com

Rutgers has named senior Gary Nova as its starting quarterback for the Aug. 28 season opener against Washington State in Seattle, the team announced Wednesday evening.

Nova has started 28 career games but lost his job late last year after a slew of interceptions. He was involved in a four-way battle for the starting position this offseason and emerged as the clear leader during spring practice. No other quarterback on the Scarlet Knights roster has FBS playing experience.

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