The Last Picture Show - the Finale
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The Last Picture Show - the Finale
Letterwinners Gathering - August 30th at 4:30
The Rutgers Letterwinners Association will be hosting a gathering of former Rutgers Varsity Football players on August 30th starting at 4:30PM in Athlete's Glenn adjacent to Rutgers Stadium. All former Rutgers Varsity Football Players are welcome.
They would also like all former Rutgers Varsity Football players to join us on the sideline for the game. To do so, please call the Rutgers Football office at 732-445-5100 at least a week before to the game.
Touchdown Club - Tailgate
The Rutgers Touchdown Club will be holding its first ever Tailgate Party on September 6, 2003 for the Michigan State Game. The tailgate will be at Shula's II Steakhouse beginning at 3:00 pm. Shula's is conveniently located by Newark Airport between Exits 13A and 14 off the New Jersey Turnpike. Come join the tailgate, as fellow Touchdown Club Members, former Scarlet Knight Players, and Rutgers Fans of all ages from the Metropolitan Area help cheer the Scarlet Knights on to victory over MSU. This event is free for Touchdown Club Members and will include food, prizes and raffles that will complement a great game and atmosphere. Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are not included. Touchdown Club members, please bring your 2003 membership card or other form of ID. Non members can join the fun for a nominal fee of $5.00. This money goes directly to the Touchdown Club and can be applied to a Touchdown Club Membership application filled out at the event. Mark your calendars - you will not want to miss this exciting event. For more information and TD Club contacts please visit the Touchdown Club web site at http://touchdownclub.rutgers.edu
Clinics and Camps
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General Athletic Information
Knights in the Pros
The Eagles yesterday signed the two remaining draft picks they felt couldn't afford to miss this weekend's crucial workouts, before veterans report Monday. Second-round tight end L.J. Smith and third-round wide receiver Billy McMullen will get the coaches' undivided attention as they continue to learn the nuances of the Birds' West Coast offense.
First-rounder Jerome McDougle remained unsigned last night, but Eagles sources seemed optimistic that his deal could get done today. As a defensive end, McDougle can better afford to miss a few workouts, if it comes to that, an Eagles source said. Rookies and selected veterans are supposed to report for a 7 o'clock meeting tonight and practice tomorrow.
Eagles ink two draftees; McDougle remains unsigned
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Around Big East
There were eight coaches in the joint, and a couple of dozen players, too. And that, plus a whole lot of free food, might otherwise have explained why a small army of media types had descended upon Giants Stadium, a football compound, in the middle of the baseball season.
But there was going to be a live microphone in the big room on Wednesday, and Mike Tranghese was going to stand behind it. And given the dire circumstances of the wobbling Big East Conference, his address might actually have been more important to those with the pads and pens and microphones than even the buffet spread.
Tranghese says Jake was right
Rich Rodriguez, the talkative head coach of the West Virginia football team, was reminded Wednesday that had Miami and Virginia Tech fled the Big East prior to last season, his Mountaineers would have received the leagues automatic bid to the postseason Bowl Championship Series.
"Yeah, and what did that get us, a Ginsu knife and a bamboo steamer?" Rodriguez said, drawing hearty laughter during the leagues annual football media day at Giants Stadium.
Big East coaches share the pain of ACC raid
Pitt Coach Walt Harris was all smiles as he spoke about the upcoming season at the Big East Conference's annual football media day at Giants Stadium.
Harris has a lot of reasons to smile these days. He has a roster that includes 17 returning starters from a 9-4 team. His team is ranked in almost every preseason top 15 and is expected to be the best Panthers squad since the Dan Marino era. He has an experienced quarterback, an all-world wide receiver and one of the best defensive ends in the country to lead his team.
Harris eager for season to begin
Around the nation
There doesn't appear to be much interest among Big Ten coaches in holding a conference title game even if the NCAA changes a rule to allow one.
A proposal submitted by the Atlantic Coast Conference asks the NCAA to change its rules to allow leagues with 10 or more teams to hold lucrative league title games.
Big Ten coaches in no rush for lucrative title game
During their first introduction, Tyrell Dortch's lower leg nearly snapped in half. The second time they met, he limped noticeably. Finally, yesterday, he stood up straight. Heck, he could even run if asked to.
Even better, when Dortch, a Hoboken native, next greets Barry Alvarez, the Wisconsin football coach will have to figure out how to stop him.
Things looking up for Hoboken's Dortch
Call it the Battle of the Dueling Teleconferences.
Or just call it what it really is: Jealousy.
On Tuesday, 44 presidents and chancellors representing Division I-A's disenfranchised held a long-scheduled conference call kicking off an organized lobbying effort against the injustices of college football's postseason structure.
An uphill climb
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