So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news.
To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired.
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- Rutgers lost 16-14 in heartbreaking fashion to Louisville this week to fall to 5-2, 2-1 on the season.
- In the loss, Mark Harrison dropped a costly would-be touchdown pass, San San Te missed two chip shots and Gary Nova threw three interceptions. Coach Greg Schiano told reporters Saturday that Nova will remain the starter.
- Rutgers dropped from first place to second place in the Big East after the loss. There are major conference implications on the line Saturday on ABC against West Virginia. The Mountaineers lost at the Carrier Dome last week, but have never lost to Rutgers in the Greg Schiano era.
- Defensive end Manny Abreu left the Louisville game with an injury and his status is unknown for practice this week and Saturday's game.
- In a scary moment at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Louisville cornerback Anthony Conner broke his neck while tackling Mohamed Sanu. Though there is no paralysis, Connor's playing career is likely over and he remains in the thoughts of the Rutgers community.
- Big East commissioner John Marinatto confirmed Tuesday that the conference plans to expand to 12 teams for football and that a championship game is the goal down the road. The exit fee will be raised to $10 million on the condition of a specific team joining, which ScarletReport.com reports as either Navy or Air Force.
- Northern Valley Regional High (Old Tappan, N.J.) quarterback Devin Fuller formally accepted a bid to play in the U.S. Army All-American game. A four-star quarterback, Fuller told ScarletReport.com that Rutgers and Nebraska will make his top five.
- Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn, N.Y.) defensive back Wayne Morgan told ScarletReport.com that he is looking at four schools. Connecticut, Syracuse, Rutgers and South Carolina are the most active schools in his recruitment, he said, and he thinks he will take a post-season official visit to Rutgers.
- With Montclair athlete Khalif Herbin's stellar season continuing on the field, Rutgers may be coming into the picture. The Scarlet Knights already have defensive end Julian Pinnix-Odrick committed and were in attendance for the team's win Saturday afternoon.
- Early indications are that the West Virginia game will be a big visitor weekend for Rutgers. After hosting many top recruits during the Pittsburgh and Navy games, West Virginia is the next big opportunity to impress.
- Rutgers took place in Big East media day last week in New York and host its own media day tomorrow at the Louis Brown Athletic Center. ScarletReport.com will be in attendance.
- The Rutgers basketball team's schedule is set for the 2011-12 season. The Scarlet Knights face a murderous stretch to finish the regular season with consecutive matchups against Notre Dame, Syracuse, Marquette, Seton Hall, Villanova and St. John's. The season starts Nov. 11 against Dartmouth at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.