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Rutgers preview: QB Gary Nova, Knights hit wall in league play

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood inherited a ton of talent from mentor Greg Schiano when the latter headed to the NFL. Flood’s teams were fair-to-middling in the Big East in the two years since. A.D. Julie Hermann gave Flood a two-year extension in September, adding that he was doing a “tremendous” job. That remains to be seen.

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Husker Sam Foltz appreciating punting’s finer points

In his second season as the Husker punter, Sam Foltz has started to appreciate the finer points of the job, advancing from the time when it was only about how far he cou...

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Scarlet Knights say Big Ten success within reach

The path for Rutgers (5-2 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten) only gets bumpier. Road games at Nebraska, Michigan State and Maryland. Home dates with Wisconsin and Indiana. ...

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Shatel: Handing out Blackshirts? Pelini made them earn it

It took about 51 days, or seven games, for the fabled Nebraska Blackshirts to make their first appearance in the players’ lockers. Apparently that wasn’t a problem.

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Shatel: Handing out Blackshirts? Pelini made them earn it

It took about 51 days, or seven games, for the fabled Nebraska Blackshirts to make their first appearance in the players’ lockers. Apparently th...

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