Latest Rutgers Scarlet Knights football News

Greg Schiano names Bob Fraser as Rutgers linebackers coach

Jan. 15, 2020 6:44 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Veteran coach Bob Fraser is returning to Rutgers for a fourth stint on the staff. Coach Greg Schiano hired another former Scarlet Knights assistant Wednesday, naming Fraser his linebackers coach. Every assistant coach Schiano has brought on either has coached at Rutgers or has ties...

Greg Schiano hires Robb Smith as Rutgers D coordinator

Jan. 14, 2020 12:50 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Robb Smith has been hired as Rutgers' defensive coordinator. Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced the hiring Tuesday, the latest move that brings back a former member of his Rutgers coaching staff. Smith spent four seasons on the Scarlet Knights’ staff. He also worked...

Rutgers names Andrew Aurich offensive line coach

Jan. 6, 2020 4:47 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has hired Andrew Aurich as its offensive line coach. Coach Greg Schiano announced the hiring Monday, bringing in another coach with New Jersey ties. A Princeton graduate in 2006, Aurich has worked with both Schiano and new offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson. Aurich worked...

Rutgers hires Sean Gleeson as offensive coordinator

Jan. 4, 2020 2:11 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has hired Sean Gleeson as its offensive coordinator, the latest New Jersey native or former Scarlet Knights' assistant to join the staff. Coach Greg Schiano announced the hiring Saturday. Gleeson spent last season as the offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State. He worked the...

Texas hires ex Rutgers coach Ash as defensive coordinator

Dec. 17, 2019 12:56 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas hired former Rutgers head coach Chris Ash as its defensive coordinator Tuesday as Tom Herman rebuilds his staff following a 7-5 regular season that fell well short of expectations. Ash, who was fired at Rutgers this season, was the defensive co-coordinator at Ohio State in 2014...

New Rutgers NCAA college football head coach Greg Schiano speaks at an introductory news conference in Piscataway, N.J., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. After an on-again, off-again courtship, Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Passionate Schiano takes over Rutgers football for 2nd time

Dec. 4, 2019 4:01 PM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Five minutes after being introduced as the Rutgers football coach for a second time, Greg Schiano gave a clear indication why he might be the man to make the Scarlet Knights competitive in the Big Ten Conference. With his litany of thank-yous out of the way, Schiano stood in...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)

Rutgers OKs deal to bring back Schiano as football coach

Dec. 3, 2019 4:55 PM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — After an on-again, off-again courtship, Greg Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. Of course, it didn’t go off without a Rutgers-like hitch. There was a glitch with microphones at a public hearing before the deal became official. The university’s Board of...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)

Rutgers hires Schiano to rebuild Scarlet Knights - again

Dec. 1, 2019 6:54 PM EST

Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter for Rutgers Football is about to...

Penn State running back Journey Brown (4) stiff arms Rutgers defensive back Christian Izien (12) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Brown's 3 TDs lead No. 12 Penn State over Rutgers 27-6

Nov. 30, 2019 8:02 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Journey Brown was not sure if his heavy heart made him more difficult to tackle, but it definitely propelled the Penn State running back to his best game yet. Brown, who played with the recent death of a young cousin on his mind, ran for 103 yards with three touchdowns and No. 12...

QB Levis likely to lead No. 12 Penn State against Rutgers

Nov. 29, 2019 1:55 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Getting knocked out of the biggest game of the season was tough for Sean Clifford. Standing on the sideline and watching Penn State’s playoff dreams go up in smoke was even harder. If the Penn State quarterback has to sit again, he’s prepared to do everything in his...