How To Watch, Stream & Listen
Eastern Michigan At Rutgers
Where: High Point Solutions Stadium, Piscataway, New Jersey
Kick-off: Saturday, September 9th at 3:30 p.m. ET
Note: primary channel in NJ/NY/Philly area; non-local area click here for BTN channel finder)
Radio: Rutgers IMG Sports Network with Chris Carlin, Ray Lucas, Eric LeGrand, and Anthony Fucilli - WCTC 1450-AM, ESPN NY 98.7-FM, WENJ 97.3-FM, WNJE 920-AM, Sirius 83, XM 83
Current Spread: Rutgers -5
Series History: Rutgers lead 1-0, winning 28-10 in 2013 on the day Eric LeGrand’s number #52 was retired.
Eastern Michigan SB Nation site: The Hustle Belt Game Preview
Last Season: EMU was 7-6, losing in the Bahamas Bowl to Old Dominion 24-20
Returning Starters: 16 (8 on offense, 8 on defense)
Game #2 is here and it’s time for Rutgers to build off their performance against Washington and pick up their first win of the season. Can the offensive line dominate? Will Rutgers throw more downfield in today’s game? Can the defense contain Eastern Michigan quarterback Brogan Roback and stop the running back tandem of Ian Eriksen and Shaq Vann? Will special teams play improve after a suspect week one performance? There are a lot of questions that will be answered today!
Here is all that we covered this past week to get ready for this afternoon’s game against Eastern Michigan.
While the spread for this game opened with Rutgers being favored by 3.5 points, it has since moved to 5 points as of game day morning.
There were no changes with the depth chart this week for Rutgers, although it’s likely that receiver Jawuan Harris will get some snaps today after serving a one game suspension in the season opener.
In our player to watch series, this week we covered Eastern Michigan’s Jeremiah Harris.
While Rutgers surprised many with their performance against Washington, the search for respect begins today with a win over Eastern Michigan.
After a strong debut in a Rutgers uniform, there is reason to believe that tight end Jerome Washington can be a major factor this season.
Our weekly picks against the spreads and full Big Ten preview is here. Also, our Week #2 Power Rankings for the conference saw lots of change after the opening weekend.
We spoke again with Rutgers Marching Band Director Todd Nichols, this time about his debut and what fans can expect during this week’s game.
In terms of how our staff think this game will turn out, the optimistic view was strong with our contributors this week.
As for our game preview, we give a full breakdown of players to know on Eastern Michigan and keys to the game for Rutgers.
If you are attending the game today, here are stadium policies to review before heading over to HPSS.
Everyone be safe today, let’s end this losing streak and keep the momentum moving forward after an encouraging effort in the season opener. Let’s go RU!
Rutgers Fans! Be here tomorrow Sept. 9th @ 3:30pm ET to watch Rutgers take on Eastern Michigan‼️#TheHunt pic.twitter.com/AgypnoJerD— Rutgers Football (@RFootball) September 8, 2017