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Monday, September 1, 2014

Rutgers' Johnathan Aiken wins Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors

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By Tyler Barto 
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

PISCATAWAY — Johnathan Aiken awoke Monday morning to congratulatory text messages from teammates. He didn't know it yet, but Rutgers' senior safety had earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors.
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The Rundown: The play that made Tyler Kroft, Rutgers players in NFL, more

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By Tyler Barto
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

PISCATAWAY — The play that made everyone a believer in Tyler Kroft came less than a minute after the one most wanted to forget.
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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Big Ten struggles against other power conferences in opening weekend

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By Tyler Barto
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

The Big Ten didn't do itself too many favors Saturday, scarred by No. 14 Wisconsin coughing up a 17-point lead in the third quarter to No. 13 LSU. 

A team-by-team look at Rutgers' 2014 opponents, which went 7-4 this week: 
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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Times are changing for former Bergen Catholic wideout John Tsimis

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By Tyler Barto
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

At Bergen Catholic, John Tsimis saved some of his highlight-reel catches for rival Don Bosco. Now he's hauling them in from its old quarterback.
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Friday, August 29, 2014

By the numbers: Ralph Friedgen's offense moves smoothly in Rutgers debut

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By Tyler Barto
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

Rutgers fans got their first glimpse Thursday night (and well into Friday morning) at new play caller Ralph Friedgen's offense, and the longtime Maryland coach stuck to the basics.
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

What they're saying about Rutgers football, Aug. 28

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It's finally game day, Rutgers fans. You've waited exactly eight months for it, after the Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl. Game kicks off at 10 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. Happy football watching.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Rutgers' Mitch Browning sees similarities to run-dominant Minnesota teams


By Tyler Barto
Twitter: @Tyler_Barto
tbarto@trentonian.com

On Monday, the Rundown led with the relationship between Rutgers offensive line coach Mitch Browning and Big Ten Network analyst Glen Mason, who coached together for more than two decades.
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