I think stuff like this is interesting.
New Jersey wrestling champion, Nick Suriano, is looking to transfer away from Penn State and possibly to Rutgers. Penn State is not going to make it easy.
Zak Kuhr off to Texas St; Replaced by much more experienced Lester Erb by way of Nevada and Iowa
NJ Advance Media's Keith Sargeant reported yesterday that Rutgers has finally settled the wrongful termination lawsuit with Eric Murdock. It took three and a half years and a reported $500K sum to agree to the settlement. Murdock was the whistleblower on former Rutgers Basketball head coach Mike Rice. He released practice tapes to ESPN showing Rice throwing basketballs at players and using slurs towards them. This not only resulted in Rice's firing, but athletic director Tim Pernetti ultimately resigned. The university previously settled with former player Derrick Randall over Rice's behavior as well. The good news is this finally brings closure to one of the worst incidents in school history.
This was written by Coach Ash, and it is a great look at the changes he has implemented, and how he runs things!
I posted on UWDawgPound a while ago, and there were a bunch of good comments from people on what to do, where to eat/drink.
Rutgers football head coach Chris Ash spoke with the media after the team's first practice of fall training camp on Monday. He spoke about the quarterback competition, the difference between the team doing well in conditioning workouts versus making progress on the practice field, and his positive thoughts on where the team is compared to the spring.
Rutgers football head coach Chris Ash spoke today in Chicago at Big Ten Media Days. It was his first appearance addressing the national media as a head coach. He spoke with his usual enthusiasm and detailed plan for the program. It is a must watch for all Rutgers fans!
The other day, our Aaron Breitman posted the remarkable Jim Valvano's Espy's speech. You get goosebumps when you hear it. Want more goosebumps if you're a Rutgers fan? Try the Tweet that Rutgers Athletics put out in recognition of the Espys and RU's favorite son, Jimmy V.
Earlier this week, assistant basketball coach Max Sass from Wesleyan College wrote a great article about a recent meeting with Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell. His interview gives great insight to Pikiell's background and plans for his future at Rutgers. The conversation is just another example that highlights Pikiell as an engaging, genuine person who loves basketball and talking about it. Well done by coach Sass and best of luck to him on his journey through the coaching ranks.