Rutgers Scarlet Knights

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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are the athletic teams that represent Rutgers University's New Brunswick, New Jersey campus. Among the first American schools to participate in intercollegiate athletics, Rutgers currently fields 27 teams in the Big Ten Conference, which participates in Division I competition, as sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the following sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, swimming and diving, wrestling, and volleyball.The athletic programs compete under the name Scarlet Knights, after the Rutgers University mascot which was chosen in 1955 by the student body.

The Rutgers campuses in Newark and Camden also participate in intercollegiate competition under the names Scarlet Raiders and Scarlet Raptors, respectively, in NCAA Division III.

Football

Rutgers Scarlet Knights college football
First Season
1869
Team History
Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1955-present)
Rutgers Queensmen (1869-1954)
Conference
Big Ten Conference (2014-present)
American Athletic Conference (2013)
Big East Conference (1991-2012)
Middle Atlantic Conference (1958-61)
Middle Three Conference (1946-51)
Venue
SHI Stadium (1994-present)
Giants Stadium (1993)
Rutgers Stadium (1938-92)
Neilson Field (1891-1938)
College Field (1869-90)
Key People
Players • Coaches

Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1948
October 9 vs. Temple Rutgers Stadium

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
October 14 vs. Temple Rutgers Stadium
1953
November 21 at Columbia Baker Field
1954
October 9 at Colgate Colgate Athletic Field
1958
October 18 vs. Bucknell Rutgers Stadium

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1960
November 19 at Columbia Baker Field
1962
December 1 vs. Virginia Rutgers Stadium
1963
October 12 at Colgate Colgate Athletic Field
1969
October 18 vs. Navy Rutgers Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1970
October 17 vs. Delaware Rutgers Stadium
November 21 vs. Colgate Rutgers Stadium
1971
November 13 vs. Holy Cross Rutgers Stadium
1972
September 23 vs. Lehigh Rutgers Stadium
October 21 vs. Army Rutgers Stadium
October 28 at Columbia Baker Field
November 18 vs. Morgan State Rutgers Stadium
1973
October 6 vs. UMass Rutgers Stadium
October 13 vs. Lafayette Rutgers Stadium
October 20 vs. Delaware Rutgers Stadium
October 27 vs. Columbia Rutgers Stadium
November 10 at Air Force Falcon Stadium
November 24 vs. Colgate Rutgers Stadium
1975
November 8 vs. Lafayette Rutgers Stadium
1976
October 16 at Lehigh Taylor Stadium
1977
September 2 vs. Penn State Giants Stadium
November 5 at Temple Veterans Stadium
1978
November 11 vs. Temple Rutgers Stadium
1979
November 3 at Tennessee Neyland Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1980
October 4 at Cornell Schoellkopf Field
1982
September 3 vs. Syracuse Giants Stadium
September 18 at Penn State Beaver Stadium
November 20 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium
1983
September 24 at Syracuse Carrier Dome
1984
September 15 vs. Temple Rutgers Stadium
1986
September 13 at Kentucky Commonwealth Stadium
October 4 at Penn State Beaver Stadium
October 18 vs. Florida Rutgers Stadium
1989
October 7 vs. Penn State Giants Stadium
October 14 at Kentucky Commonwealth Stadium
November 18 at Temple Veterans Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1990
September 22 at Penn State Beaver Stadium

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2007
November 17 vs. Pittsburgh Rutgers Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2012
December 28 vs. Virginia Tech Florida Citrus Bowl
2013
December 28 vs. Notre Dame Yankee Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1967
2020s 2020

Men's Basketball

Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's college basketball
First Season
1906
Team History
Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1955-present)
Rutgers Queensmen (1906-1955)
Conference
Big Ten Conference (2014-present)
Atlantic Coast Conference (2013-14)
Big East Conference (1995-2013)
Venue
Rutgers Athletic Center (1977-present)
College Avenue Gymnasium (1931-77)
Original College Avenue Gymnasium (1906-31)
Key People
Players • Coaches

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1980s 1987-88
Big Ten Conference
East Division Indiana Hoosiers • Maryland Terrapins • Michigan Wolverines • Michigan State Spartans • Ohio State Buckeyes • Penn State Nittany Lions • Rutgers Scarlet Knights
West Division Illinois Fighting Illini • Iowa Hawkeyes • Minnesota Golden Gophers • Nebraska Cornhuskers • Northwestern Wildcats • Purdue Boilermakers • Wisconsin Badgers
Basketball Venues Breslin Student Events Center • Crisler Center • Welsh-Ryan Arena • Williams Arena
Football Venues Ohio Stadium • Ryan Field • SHI Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Big East Conference • West Coast Conference