The Last Picture Show - the Finale
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The Last Picture Show - the Finale
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
Raheem Orr didn't waste a lot of time mulling over Dave Dawson's 76-yard touchdown run last Saturday night. Having survived four football seasons at Rutgers University, Orr has learned to appreciate the bigger picture.
Rutgers' defense adjusted in win
After reviving Louisville's program -- leading the Cardinals to a 42-21 record, five straight bowl appearances and consecutive Conference USA titles -- John L. Smith was hired last December to work his magic at Michigan State.
Rutgers: New coach gets off to fast start at Michigan State
Starting left guard Brian Duffy did not practice yesterday because of a knee injury suffered against Buffalo, with his status for Saturday's game at Michigan State still uncertain. If the fifth-year senior can't go, Rich McManis will take his place.
Rutgers: Duffy iffy at left guard
Ask any of Rutgers' five fifth-year seniors to name the most significant victory they've seen during their careers and none of them will request additional time to think about it.
"Syracuse. Without a doubt," defensive end Raheem Orr said.
That was 36 games and four seasons ago -- a different century, in fact, since the 24-21 overtime upset of Syracuse took place on Nov. 13, 1999.
Rutgers seeks a giant step
As Brian Duffy stormed off the field Saturday, a menacing look on his face. Rutgers' coach Greg Schiano briefly thought about talking to his left guard. Briefly.
"He's a 300-pound man," Schiano said Tuesday. "He was a very angry 300-pound man. I didn't want to get involved."
Rutgers odds and ends
Greg Schiano was explaining how old conference reputations are just about obsolete. Teams in the Big Ten now run spread offenses, such as Michigan State, and some powerhouse rushing schools now use finesse, such as Michigan. Even the Big Ten's rule of having the most massive linemen has been broken, he said.
"Look at Miami, look at Rutgers, look at Virginia Tech - all those guys have big linemen," the third year Rutgers coach said.
That's right. He said Rutgers.
Rutgers talking big before Big Ten test
The good news about Abdullahi Kuso, the latest addition to the Rutgers basketball program, is that the 6-8 1/2, 220-pounder from Nigeria, who enrolled in school and started classes yesterday, is apparently ready to contribute immediately.
Rutgers gets frontcourt help in 6-8 1/2 Kuso
Rutgers basketball coach Gary Waters yesterday officially announced that Abdullahi Kuso has committed to play for the Scarlet Knights this season.
Kuso commits to Knights
Knights in the Pros
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Shonn Greene is gassed up and ready to go.
That's bad news for Winslow Township High School football opponents as the 2003 season races toward opening night, Friday, Sept. 12.
Greene opened eyes last fall when he carried the football 167 times for 1,609 yards and 18 touchdowns. He had four 200-yard games against rivals in the strong Olympic Conference American Division, and 11 of his touchdowns covered 50 yards or more.
Greene a Winslow weapon
Around Big East
When Boston College defensive coordinator Frank Spaziani was a high school football player in Clark, N.J., the man who recruited him for Penn State was an assistant coach named Joe Paterno. Spaziani, a standout defensive end before graduating from Penn State in 1969, became a student assistant coach under Paterno, who eventually helped Spaziani line up a high school coaching job.
For Eagles' Spaziani, friend is foe
Pittsburgh coach Walt Harris wouldn't say Tuesday whether starting quarterback Rod Rutherford would be suspended or disciplined for his apparent involvement in a weekend incident at a night club.
Harris waiting for more info on weekend incident at Pittsburgh nightclub
Miami's revamped offensive line is being shuffled again.
Right tackle Carlos Joseph has an inflamed tendon in his right ankle, made worse by playing in the opener, and probably will not play Saturday night against No. 21 Florida.
Miami offensive lineman likely out against Florida
Around the nation
Ohio State athletic director Andy Geiger said Tuesday night that he doubted star tailback Maurice Clarett would return to the defending national champions this season.
"I'm not optimistic about any number of games at this point," Geiger said.
Buckeyes AD says it's unlikely Clarett will return this season
Florida State coach Bobby Bowden plans on making sure his 11th-ranked Seminoles don't overlook an unranked Maryland team wanting redemption after being upset in the season opener.
Because of Maryland's upset loss in overtime at Northern Illinois, Bowden said he plans to emphasize the focus the Terrapins will have coming into Saturday's game, the Seminoles' home opener.
Bowden, Florida State wary of focused Maryland team
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