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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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Did Rutgers football hit rock bottom with Indiana loss?

10/14/2019
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Rutgers had one (1) passing yard in its 35-0 loss at Indiana and has now been outscored 165-7 in Big Ten play. The numbers are staggering and they beg the question: Have the Scarlet Knights hit rock bottom? What coach would even want this job? Is there anything interim coach Nunzio Campanile can do?

Duration:00:38:59

The Rutgers coaching search, Week 2: Latest on Greg Schiano, plus Nunzio Campanile's debut and redshirt talk

10/7/2019
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The mayhem around Rutgers football has not subsided. Nunzio Campanile's debut as interim head coach was complicated by the apparent redshirt decisions of Raheem Blackshear and Artur Sitkowski, and then ended with a blowout loss to Maryland. The coaching search is a week old and people are already getting crazy, so we offer the latest updates. Plus True or False, the Greg Schiano Rumor of the Week and much more.

Duration:00:45:16

Chris Ash fired, and Rutgers' coaching search is on. Is Greg Schiano coming home?

9/30/2019
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The Chris Ash era is over. Rutgers has fired the head coach after three-plus seasons and an 8-32 record. Where do the Scarlet Knights go from here? We talk Nunzio Campanile's stunning ascendance to interim head coach, this week's best Greg Schiano rumor, Pat Hobbs' press conference and much more.

Duration:00:36:23

Is there any way Rutgers' Chris Ash can save his job?

9/24/2019
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Rutgers came to the fork in the road and took it. But it was the wrong direction. After a disappointing loss to Boston College, head coach Chris Ash's seat is as hot as ever. Is there a chance Ash could be fired before the season ends? And does he have any shot at saving his job?

Duration:00:35:44

Is Rutgers’ game vs. Boston College suddenly winnable?

9/16/2019
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Boston College is coming off an upset to Kansas and that means Rutgers can start dreaming of an upset of its old Big East rival in an all-important Week 4 clash for Chris Ash and the Scarlet Knights.

Duration:00:39:50

Did Rutgers' ugly loss at Iowa prove offense will be abysmal again?

9/9/2019
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The good vibes around Rutgers football did not last long. The Scarlet Knights were embarrassed, especially on offense, in a 30-0 loss at nationally-ranked Iowa. The defeat has Chris Ash's program reeling with an open date before a critical home game against Boston College on Sept. 21. Is there any chance Rutgers' offense can back on track, or will it be abysmal again? Can Rutgers beat BC? Who will be the quarterback? And much, much more.

Duration:00:44:21

Did McLane Carter’s debut change Rutgers' expectations heading to Iowa?

9/3/2019
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McLane Carter was solid in his debut for Rutgers, but can the quarterback lead the Scarlet Knights to an upset over Iowa in their Big Ten opener in Week 2?

Duration:00:39:02

How many games will Rutgers football win in 2019?

8/27/2019
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The 2019 Rutgers football season is here. And we don't know who the quarterback is. Well, kind of. Everyone expects McLane Carter, but head coach Chris Ash wants to keep it a mystery - and he is going to great lengths to do so. Plus the Scarlet Knights win-loss game, "Mike and the Mad Dog" style.

Duration:00:38:33

Rutgers ticket sales plummet: What does it mean for future of program?

8/20/2019
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NJ.com reporters discuss how the Rutgers football ticket sales are on the decline and what it means for the future of Chris Ash and the Scarlet Knights.

Duration:00:44:35

Now Rutgers has a real QB competition. Will McLane Carter beat out Artur Sitkowski?

8/13/2019
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McLane Carter was the star of Rutgers' open practice, and now he is getting snaps with the first team along with incumbent starter Artur Sitkowski. The Scarlet Knights officially have a quarterback battle. But where will it lead them? We break down the QB competition and more from training camp.

Duration:00:36:40

It's time for Rutgers football again! Will ‘significant improvement’ follow?

8/7/2019
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The 2019 Scarlet Knights football season is in full swing. We discuss what we’ve seen so far in training camp, what Rutgers can do to generate more buzz in the fanbase and more. Also, we discuss the launch of Rutgers Sports Insider.

Duration:00:46:43

Rutgers has 2 wrestling national champions. What’s next for the Scarlet Knights? | S3:E16

3/25/2019
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Rutgers experienced a breakthrough night on Saturday in Pittsburgh when wrestlers Anthony Ashnault and Nick Suriano won national titles. Where does the wrestling program go from here? And what does this mean for the entire athletics department. We also discuss the end of basketball season and the latest from football spring practice.

Duration:00:32:24

Has Rutgers football won the offseason? And what about the hoops team? | S3:E15

3/1/2019
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After three months off, we’re back. NJ.com’s James Kratch, Steve Politi and Keith Sargeant discuss the surging Rutgers men’s basketball program, preview the start of football spring practice, examine C. Vivian Stringer’s status and the women’s basketball program and much more.

Duration:00:39:13

Chris Ash survived 1-11. Where does Rutgers go now? | S3:E14

11/26/2018
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Rutgers’ 2018 season ended at 1-11, as expected. Chris Ash is still the team’s head coach, as expected. So where do the Scarlet Knights go from here? We discuss this miserable year, athletics director Pat Hobbs’ statement announcing Ash’s return, take an early look at 2019 and, yes, come up with a new name for the podcast.

Duration:00:42:11

Where does Chris Ash stand before Rutgers' final game of 2018? | S3:E13

11/19/2018
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Rutgers has finally reached the final game week of the 2018 season. Will it be the final game of Chris Ash’s tenure as head coach too? There’s a sense of uncertainty around the Scarlet Knights as they look toward Michigan State and their last chance to avoid a 1-11 finish. What’s going on here? We break it all down and more.

Duration:00:38:44

Is Penn State a winnable game in any way for Rutgers? | S3:E12

11/12/2018
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Rutgers didn’t lose 78-0 to Michigan, but the Wolverines did dominate them again. Next up, Penn State, which is not as good as it has been, but is still one of the Big Ten’s top teams. Is there any way the Scarlet Knights can compete? Plus, C. Vivian Stringer closes in on her 1000th win, some Greg Schiano coaching carousel talk and much more.

Duration:00:37:59

Should Rutgers be worried Michigan might score 70 again? | S3:E11

11/5/2018
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The Scarlet Knights returned from their bye week and put up a stronger-than-expected fight in a 31-17 loss at Wisconsin. Now they’ll host No. 4-ranked Michigan. Should Rutgers fans be worried Jim Harbaugh will score 78 points again? Was the loss to the Badgers a sign of progress, or a disappointment? Plus, more discussion about Rutgers’ historic field hockey season.

Duration:00:34:20

Will Rutgers use close loss to Northwestern as sign of hope going forward? | S3:E10

10/22/2018
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Rutgers lost its seventh straight game this past weekend against Northwestern, but delivered its best performance of the season in the close 18-15 loss. Will this game be used as a reason for hope going forward after Chris Ash’s revitalized defense impresses? We also discuss the Rutgers recruiting outlook, the upcoming open week, Tom Flacco and much more.

Duration:00:34:52

Could November be the key to Chris Ash's future at Rutgers? | S3:E9

10/15/2018
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We re-assess head coach Chris Ash’s standing after Rutgers’ sixth straight loss. Plus, we discuss quarterback Artur Sitkowski’s struggles, Ash’s decision to take more control of the offense and columnist Steve Politi sends a personal message to Greg Schiano.

Duration:00:33:46

Is Rutgers coach Chris Ash’s seat officially hot? | S3:E8

10/8/2018
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Rutgers is 1-5 and on its way to 1-11 after a 38-17 home loss to Illinois, the Scarlet Knights’ fifth straight loss. Every week, we ask the same question: If Rutgers goes 1-11, does head coach Chris Ash get fired? The answer hasn’t changed, but things may be turning, as we discuss. Also: Breaking down Rutgers’ rough day on defense and looking ahead to the Maryland game.

Duration:00:31:28