The Headline -- Senior quarterback Gary Nova took reps in practice Wednesday in his return to the field. Injuring his knee in the 42-24 loss to Nebraska, Nova threw Tuesday and worked a bigger role Wednesday while still “questionable” for kickoff.
Worth Noting -- Robert Martin could appear as a third-down back after showing improvement in practices as a pass protector.
Quote of the Day -- “It’s an interesting comment based on our game. I don’t have a response. Mike [Leach] is entitled to whatever opinion he wants. If you look at the success of our program, eight bowl games in nine years with a lot of New Jersey football players helping us and a few others playing around the country that had pretty good success, I don’t know that there’s a lot of people out there of the opinion that New Jersey high school football isn’t some of the best in the country.” – Kyle Flood on New Jersey football.
On the Other Side -- The start of Rutgers game week included a question and answer session between ScarletReport.com and Scout.com’s Wisconsin site.
You can read it over here.
Now sit back and take in Flood’s press conference.