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The Last Picture Show - the Finale

It is IMPORTANT that you read our article explaining the end of us administrating this site (rutgers.theinsiders.com).
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 them on the sideline for the game. To do so, please call the Rutgers Football office at 732-445-5100 at least a week before the game.

First Touchdown Club General Membership Meeting of Season

The first General Membership meeting of the season for the Rutgers Touchdown Club will be held on September 4th. Come out and hear Coach Schiano review the opening game, as well as meet and mingle with your fellow Rutgers fans. Non-members can join at the meeting and become part of the fun. The meeting will be held on the 3rd Floor of the Hale Center. Doors open at 5:30 PM. The meeting will start at approximately 6:45PM. For more information on the Rutgers Touchdown Club visit http://touchdownclub.rutgers.edu

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

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Football

Given its past failures and longstanding reputation as a gridiron doormat, does the Rutgers University football program carry a massive chip on its shoulder?
Hang on, there's a more appropriate question that needs to be asked.
Scarlet Knights remain positive as season nears

In coach Jim Hofher's mind, the University of Buffalo football team didn't steal a victory at Rutgers last season. The Bulls earned it.
Yet after handing the Scarlet Knights a 34-11 defeat on Sept. 14 at Rutgers Stadium, Buffalo dropped 10 straight games and finished the 2002 season 1-11.
Young Bulls hope to earn another upset of Rutgers

Ryan Hart smiled at the observation as soon as it was offered. Told his practice demeanor this summer has seemed businesslike, almost to the point of being grimly serious, Rutgers' sophomore quarterback couldn't suppress a grin.
Rutgers has lots of Hart

For all the promise that sophomore Will Gilkison brings to middle linebacker for Rutgers, he understands why some people still might be apprehensive about the position as he prepares to make his first start there in the Knights' season opener on Saturday.
Rutgers football: Huge cleats to fill at Rutgers

Troops get a break.
Coach Greg Schiano halted practice after just 90 minutes Wednesday. And smiled as he did so.
Rutgers odds and ends

They both said they're not all that concerned. They both said the coach's decision isn't occupying nearly every thought.
They both said they were lying.
Starting tailback job still open at Rutgers



Women's Basketball

Seven players from last season's Kodak All-America team are among 30 players named to the inaugural John R. Wooden women's preseason All-America team and are expected to make a run for the award.
Pondexter Named Wade Trophy Candidate

Men's Basketball

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Baseball

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Lacrosse

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Knights in the Pros



Site Information

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Recruiting Information

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Around Big East

Football

He feels so far removed from his days as a quarterback. That was back when Ray Henderson was a Boston College freshman from Cresskill, N.J., where he was a "raw talent" at quarterback who led his Cresskill High team to back-to-back berths in the Group 1 state final, throwing for 1,975 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior.
BC's Henderson made the right move

A Roman Catholic priest charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a University of Pittsburgh football player supplied alcohol to the 19-year-old sophomore before he fell through a church ceiling and struck his head on a pew, police said.
Priest charged in Gaines' death

Rashad Jennings could have followed in his brother's footsteps and headed to Virginia Tech. But Jennings has decided to take a different path, one that leads to Pitt.
Recruiting: Virginia star chooses Pitt

Pitt had its final scrimmage yesterday, but many of the Panthers' top players did not participate because the coaches used the session to evaluate reserves.
Clint Session impresses Harris in final scrimmage

The Miami Hurricanes do not dawdle when it comes to team goals.
After players received their 2002 Big East championship rings earlier this month, tight end Kellen Winslow dismissed it with a vile stare.
"I'm going to throw it away," he said, offering it to a reporter for a look-see.
'Canes vocal about wanting to be No. 1

Around the nation

Ohio State and the NCAA have discussed "ranges" and not a particular number of games that star tailback Maurice Clarett will be suspended, athletic director Andy Geiger said Wednesday.
NCAA, Ohio State discuss Clarett suspension

Hal Mumme's small office at Southeastern Louisiana is dominated by Kentucky memorabilia.
Mumme Revives Career at Southeastern La.






Buffalo at Rutgers Weather: Sunny early, then increasing clouds with a chance of showers.
High: 84F
Gametime Temperature: 76F under partly cloudy skies.

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