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Rutgers Now Synonymous with NFL

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NEW YORK -- Rutgers went from having a handful of players on NFL rosters to having two dozen players in the league. When many of those players gathered at a charity function earlier this month, they spoke with great pride of having so many former Scarlet Knights playing in the NFL.

NEW YORK – When Greg Schiano became Rutgers' head coach following the 2000 season, there were a handful of Scarlet Knights trickled throughout the NFL. The current count has 23 players on active and practice NFL rosters, and the guys who made the Scarlet Knights a household NFL name are aware of it, and proud of it. "I'm in Indianapolis with (former Rutgers defensive tackle) Eric Foster, and... Recommended Stories

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