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Miami and Rutgers meet
for the 10th time and the Hurricanes have won all nine previous meetings.
The teams have met every season since 1993. Miami, the defending national
champion, comes into the game ranked No. 1 in the nation in both the AP and
ESPN/USA Today Poll. Last week, behind a school-record 422 yards passing by
senior QB Ken Dorsey, Miami pulled away for a 40-23 victory over West Virginia
in Morgantown. Rutgers, which trailed No. 3 Virginia Tech 28-14 going into
the fourth quarter the previous week before falling 35-14, lost at Syracuse
by a 45-14 count. Rutgers junior CB Nathan Jones had a huge day on special
teams for the Scarlet Knights. Jones blocked a first quarter field goal attempt
and the ball was scooped up by senior CB Brandon Haw and returned 90 yards
for a TD. In the third quarter, Jones recorded his second 100-yard kickoff
return of the season (he also had a 100-yard vs. Tennessee). Both 100-yard
returns are school records. Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano served two seasons
(1999 and 2000) as defensive coordinator at Miami before being named Rutgers
head coach on Dec. 1, 2000.
(7-0, 3-0 BIG EAST) at RUTGERS (1-7, 0-4 BIG EAST)
Keeping track of the "funs"
became tough after about two dozen.
The "exciteds," well, they were almost as voluminous.
Three days after Rutgers coach Greg Schiano seemed to have cataclysmically
altered his well-publicized plans by playing him, freshman quarterback Ryan
Hart was completely, totally eager. And enthused. And animated.
In an attempt to inject
some life into an offense that is ranked last in Division I-A, Rutgers coach
Greg Schiano said Tuesday he will use true freshman Ryan Hart at quarterback
against No. 1 Miami on Saturday.
Hart did not complete a pass in six attempts in his debut in Rutgers 45-14
loss to Syracuse on Saturday night. He will share time with senior Ted Trump,
who has thrown for four touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season for the
Scarlet Knights (1-7, 0-4 Big East).
to play against Miami
How quickly innocence
vanishes. And how desperately it tries to resurface.
Go back 14 months - 14 months that seem an eternity around Rutgers football.
Go back to the 1-0 Scarlet Knights, having launched the Greg Schiano Era with
a victory over Buffalo and now, in fate's capricious way, the first road game
would be at Miami, where Schiano just had spent two years as offensive coordinator
for Butch Davis.
throws courageous Hart into a Hurricane
Commentment - Basketball
With the 2002-2003 basketball
campaign less than a month away, Rutgers coach Gary Waters and company are
still attempting to "RAC" up players for next season, and have succeeded
as Shagari Alleyne, a massive 7'2", 250-pound center, verbally committed
to the Rutgers men's basketball team Monday night.
Should he sign, Alleyne would become the tallest player ever to play for Rutgers.
Although he hasn't signed a letter of intent to play here on the Banks for
next season, Alleyne said he is more then certain he will play for the Knights
citing it was a tough choice to make.
RU receives big verbal
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the Big East
When the Temple football
team returned to practice yesterday at Edberg-Olson Hall, the Owls were a
little dismayed but not at all discouraged about the 3-5 record they own after
a 20-10 loss at third-ranked Virginia Tech on Saturday.
"Just because we're 3-5, don't count us out," Owls defensive back
Yazid Jackson said. "We're excited about where we're at right now. We
don't feel any pressure. We're accepting the challenge."
(3-5) isn't discouraged
The Scarlet Knights appear
headed for another finish in the conference cellar after a 45-14 loss to Syracuse
in the Carrier Dome. It was Rutgers' 19th straight Big East loss and the 26th
in its last 27 league games. ... Starting quarterback Ryan Cubit hyperextended
his right elbow in the first quarter and his availability for Saturday's game
against Miami is uncertain. ... Cubit was initially replaced by senior Ted
Trump, but he was pulled after being sacked eight times and failing to generate
any offense. Ryan Hart, a true freshman who had not played this season, replaced
Trump and went 0-for-6.
out for respect against Va. Tech
Early in the season, Miami
linebacker Jonathan Vilma boasted of the Hurricanes lined up in front of him.
I think our defensive front is the best in the nation, said
Vilma. I said it in the spring and Im going to stick with it.
Anybody who goes up against our D-line is going to have a problem, regardless
of whether its Florida or Temple.
1 Miami's defensive front struggling to stop the run
You hear it at virtually
every college football game involving teams from different conferences. "Today's
officials," the announcer will say, "are from the (fill in the blank)
officials a novel idea
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