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Selection Snapshot: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Rutgers hosts Louisville on Thursday with the Big East's BCS spot on the line. If they don't win that game, they'd be on the board for the Russell Athletic Bowl.

Record: 9-2
Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 5-1 Big East
Key Wins: vs. Syracuse (23-15), @ Cincinnati (10-3)
Key Losses: vs. Kent State (35-23), @ Pittsburgh (27-6)
Last Bowl Appearance: 2011 Pinstripe Bowl vs. Iowa State
Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: N/A

Top Players:

  • Gary Nova, QB: 2,282 passing yards, 20 total touchdowns (passing and rushing)
  • Jawan Jamison, RB: 1,004 yards rushing (#3 in Big East), 6 total touchdowns (rushing and receiving)
  • Brandon Coleman, WR, 563 receiving yards, 9 total touchdowns
  • Mark Harrison, WR, 429 receiving yards, 71 yard long touchdown

Series Records vs. Possible Opponents:

vs. Clemson: No previous meetings
vs. Duke: 2-2, last meeting 9/9/1995 -- lost 24-14
vs. Florida State: No previous meetings
vs. NC State: 1-0, last meeting 12/29/2008 – won 29-23
vs. Georgia Tech: 0-1, last meeting 10/22/1921 -- lost 48-14
vs. Virginia Tech: 3-11, last meeting 10/4/2003 -- lost 48-22

About The Author

Devin Beahm
Devin Beahm Digital Media Assistant

Devin (State College, Pa.) joined FCSports in 2012 while attending the DeVos Sport Business Management Program at the University of Central Florida. She recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA where she majored in psychology and global studies.

Devin loves to spend her weekends watching her favorite teams: the Penn State Nittany Lions, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Celtics.