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Rutgers experts Keith Sargeant and Ryan Dunleavy discuss the latest news and hot topics surrounding the team. With host Steve Politi.

Rutgers experts Keith Sargeant and Ryan Dunleavy discuss the latest news and hot topics surrounding the team. With host Steve Politi.
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Rutgers experts Keith Sargeant and Ryan Dunleavy discuss the latest news and hot topics surrounding the team. With host Steve Politi.

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Episodes

Special recruiting episode: How does early signing period impact Rutgers? | S2:E14

12/18/2017
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A new NCAA rule allows Rutgers to sign most of its 2018 recruiting class in December. Is that a good thing? Who can play immediately? What’s next in recruiting?

Duration:00:48:19

Setting up expectations for the 2018 season | S2:E13

11/28/2017
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Fresh off covering a 4-8 campaign in Year 2 of the Ash era, NJ.com reporters discuss the expectations for Rutgers next season.

Duration:00:39:19

Would a blowout loss to Michigan State stain Rutgers’ season? | S2:E12

11/20/2017
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Fresh off the Indiana debacle, would Rutgers fans perceive the team’s progress in 2017 differently with a lopsided loss to Michigan State?

Duration:00:30:09

Should Rutgers start Johnathan Lewis at QB in final 2 games? | S2:E11

11/13/2017
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As Rutgers continues its bowl quest, should Chris Ash play for the future by starting freshman Johnathan Lewis at QB against either Indiana or Michigan State? Plus, our team of college football analysts explain once and for all why Penn State is not more Jersey than Rutgers.

Duration:00:32:19

What will it take for Rutgers-Penn State to become a rivalry? | S2:E10

11/6/2017
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While Penn State has traditionally dominated on the field, can Rutgers turn its annual affair against the Nittany Lions to a legit rivalry game? Plus, a deeper dive into the Scarlet Knights’ bowl chances.

Duration:00:35:56

Why a 5-7 Rutgers team can go bowling | S2:E9

10/30/2017
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We discuss why Rutgers and Maryland, with second-year coaches trying to rebuild their respective programs, can use this Big Ten game as a measuring stick.

Duration:00:33:43

Would Rutgers be a bowl team in a realigned Big Ten? | S2:E8

10/23/2017
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As a rematch with Michigan looms, bowl-hungry Rutgers has to wonder about an alternate Big Ten.

Duration:00:37:18

Can Rutgers put together a Big Ten winning streak? | S2:E7

10/16/2017
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Fresh off the Illinois win, Rutgers and Chris Ash have an unexpected Purdue problem.

Duration:00:37:35

Should Rutgers focus on playing for the future or winning now? | S2:E6

10/3/2017
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Rutgers has lost 16 straight Big Ten games. Is stopping their losing streak more important than playing freshmen?

Duration:00:35:59

Why Nebraska is a winnable game for Rutgers | S2:E4

9/18/2017
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NJ.com’s Rutgers football crew opines on whether or not freshmen can spark an upset of Nebraska in their Big Ten opener.

Duration:00:31:54

What the *&%$# happened? The Eastern Michigan debacle | S2:E3

9/11/2017
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We reflect on Eastern Michigan upsetting Rutgers and discuss where the Scarlet Knights go from here.

Duration:00:32:33

Look back at Washington, ahead to Eastern Michigan | S2:E2

9/6/2017
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With the 30-14 loss to Washington in the books, we offer takeaways on the season opener and look ahead to what lies ahead for the Scarlet Knights in Week 2.

Duration:00:29:11

Previewing Year 2 of the Ash era | S2:E1

8/30/2017
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NJ Advance Media reporters Steve Politi, Ryan Dunleavy and Keith Sargeant share their thoughts on the hot-button issues facing the Rutgers football program heading into the 2017 season, and also address the “Rostergate’’ controversy between NJ.com and Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh.

Duration:00:29:46

Will the Chris Ash Era be a Success? | S1:E8

12/6/2016
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You’ve heard about the attempts to create a new culture at Rutgers and turn the football program around. But will it actually happen? Can it actually happen? In our season finale, join us for a roundtable discussion on the future of Rutgers Football under Chris Ash. Featuring Ryan Dunleavy, Todderick Hunt, Steve Politi and Keith Sargeant Hosted by Joe Giglio Produced by Erin Medley, Alyssa Passeggio and Andrew Zuckerman

Duration:00:41:49

The Quest to Raise $100 Million | S1:E7

11/21/2016
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When Patrick Hobbs was hired as Rutgers’ new athletic director, he made fundraising a priority. What Rutgers needed — and what Hobbs wanted — was 100 million dollars. But how can a rebuilding program possibly raise that much money? We introduce you to some of the deep-pocketed donors who give money to the Rutgers Football program. These people will never don a Scarlet Knights uniform, but they play a significant role in Rutgers’ future. Story and narration by Keith Sargeant Hosted by Joe...

Duration:00:35:17

Pandemonium in Piscataway, 10 Years Later | S1:E6

11/1/2016
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November 9, 2006: Rutgers 28, Louisville 25. The Scarlet Knights had never beaten a team ranked as high as No. 3 in the country until this game. Now, as we near the 10-year anniversary of the greatest win in Rutgers Football history, we go behind the scenes and take you back to that memorable week. Fans, broadcasters and players — including Ray Rice, Brian Leonard and Mike Teel — relive the drama. Story and narration by Steve Politi Additional reporting by Ryan Dunleavy Hosted by Joe...

Duration:00:35:10

Investing in Conditioning and Nutrition | S1:E5

10/18/2016
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Chris Ash has invested heavily in nutrition and Sports Science to catch up to other Big Ten programs, and it’s Kenny Parker’s job to run the show. Officially, Parker is Rutgers' strength and conditioning coordinator. Unofficially? He’s much more than that. Meet the man who spends more time with the players than anyone else does. Story and narration by Ryan Dunleavy Hosted by Joe Giglio Produced by Erin Medley and Andrew Zuckerman

Duration:00:31:04

Jim Harbaugh vs. Rutgers | S1:E4

10/4/2016
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There’s a new rival in town, and his name is Jim Harbaugh. The University of Michigan coach continues to pluck the best New Jersey high school football talent from Rutgers’ backyard, and Chris Ash is no longer letting it happen without a fight. We take you inside the battle between Rutgers and Michigan, played out in the intense world of high school football recruiting. Story and narration by Todderick Hunt Hosted by Joe Giglio Produced by Erin Medley and Andrew Zuckerman

Duration:00:35:36

Keeping N.J. Recruits Home | S1:E3

9/20/2016
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Chris Ash can change the uniforms, offensive schemes and anything else about the Rutgers Football program, but he knows as well as anyone that talent wins games. How do you get the best high school football players to play for Rutgers, especially the ones from New Jersey? It’s a question that has been so difficult to answer in the past. We take you inside Ash’s recruiting efforts his first year on the job. Story and narration by Todderick Hunt Hosted by Joe Giglio Produced by Erin Medley...

Duration:00:29:05

The Spread Offense | S1:E2

9/6/2016
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The Chris Ash Era has begun. The rookie head coach charged onto the banks making sweeping changes to every aspect of the program. One of the biggest and most intriguing changes: a new fast-paced offense. Ash and offensive coordinator Drew Mehringer introduce and unravel The Spread, an increasingly popular offense Rutgers is running for the first time. Story and narration by Dan Duggan Hosted by Joe Giglio Produced by Erin Medley and Andrew Zuckerman

Duration:00:22:35