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The “bounce back” Game Thread: Rutgers at Northwestern

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Rutgers (3-3; 0-3) at Northwestern (2-3; 0-2)

Where: Ryan Field, Evanston, IL

Kick-off: Saturday, October 16 at 12:00 PM ET

Weather: 59 degrees, mostly sunny with a 3% chance of rain, 15 mph winds

TV: BTN with Mark Followill (play-by-play), Matt Millen (color), Krystle Rich (sideline)

(BTN gamefinder)

Stream: FOX Sports App

Radio: RWJBarnabas Health Rutgers Sports Network (WCTC 14-50-AM, WOR 710-AM, XM 207, Sirius 99) with Chris Carlin (play-by-play), Julian Pinnix-Odrick (analyst) and Anthony Fucilli (sideline); WRSU 88.7 FM - Chris Tsanokas & Dylan McCoy

Current Spread: Rutgers -1.5

Series History: Rutgers leads 3-1, Northwestern defeated Rutgers 18-15 in 2018 in last meeting

Northwestern SB Nation Site: Inside NU

Game Day Links

It’s game day and it’s a big one for Rutgers football. The Scarlet Knights have a tremendous opportunity to earn the program’s first Big Ten win of the season against Northwestern.

The program issued a statement that Max Melton and Chris Long have been reinstated. It also appears Bo Melton and Raiqwon O’Neal will play after missing last week due to injury. Aron Cruickshank, Tyreek Maddox-Williams and Cedrice Paillant appear to be out.

Whichever team wins the turnover battle and controls the game on the ground likely wins it. Let’s hope Rutgers can bounce back with a strong performance today.

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