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Legendary high school football coach Jim Horner will receive the fourth annual John Bateman Winners for Life Award at halftime of the Rutgers-West Virginia game. The award is named in honor of former Rutgers head football coach Dr. John F. Bateman.
Bateman served as head football coach at Rutgers from 1960-72, and compiled a record of 73-51. In his first season at the helm, he guided the 1960 Scarlet Knights to an 8-1 record. The following season, Rutgers put together its first undefeated season, coming from 25 points behind to defeat Columbia 31-19 in the season finale.
New Jersey Coaching Legend Jim Horner to Receive 4th Annual John Bateman Winners for Life Award
Greg Schiano insists that those two numbers arent such a big deal. To his Rutgers players who were at Mountaineer Field last November, though, its fairly safe to assume they are burned into their collective memory.
Even now, in print it appears like a mistake, a missed keystroke by a typist somewhere along the line. But that, indeed, was the score by which West Virginia won its only Big East game of 2001, pummeling Rutgers
80-7 -- fluke or no fluke?
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Around the Big East
Pittsburgh is inching toward the Top 25, and Saturday's visit to Notre Dame offers the opportunity for the Panthers to break through and join their Big East brethren: No. 1 Miami and No. 4 Virginia Tech.
Notre Dame clearly is a Top 25 team, but not as good as its No. 8 ranking implies. Pittsburgh can benefit from the Irish's generous poll placement with an upset at Notre Dame Stadium.
The Panthers are brimming with confidence following Saturday's 48-24 walloping of Syracuse, which marked their 11th win in 12 games and first in the Carrier Dome since Dan Marino led the way in 1982.
Opportunity knocks for Pitt
The conference standings pretty much look the way they do every season. Miami and Virginia Tech on top. Rutgers and Temple at the bottom. Pittsburgh and Boston College in the middle, fighting for bowl slots.
Then, the shocker: Syracuse at 1-4.
Big East notebook: Another Orange streak could end
Nearly every team in these rankings has been seriously tested at least once this season.
When, if ever, will Miami?
The undisputed top team in the land, winners of 27 straight games and 17-0 under head coach Larry Coker, the 'Canes have won their first five contests by an average score of 47-15. Theyve scored no fewer than 38 points, allowed over 20 only once.
No. 1 Miami has yet to be tested -- is FSU up to the task?
Dog" Forbes: BigDog@Rutgersfootball.com
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