Advertisements
Latest News

Rutgers plans to bring back Chris Ash

Follow The Capital Sports Report on WordPress.com

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are having one of the worst seasons in their college football program’s history. The team is 1-10. 

Despite the record, the school is expected to keep head coach Chris Ash. The football program has lost nine straight games.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach Chris Ash watches his team against the Kansas Jayhawks
Chris Ash watches his team against the Kansas Jayhawks (Getty Images)

Only two of the games were close while the other seven games were blowouts. The Scarlet Knights lost to the Indiana Hoosiers, 24-17, on September 29th.

Then, on October 20th, Rutgers was defeated 18-15 by the Northwestern Wildcats.

Their only win this season came against the Texas State Bobcats in the season-opener. The Scarlet Knights won 35-7 on Saturday, September 1st.

On Dec. 7, 2015, Ash agreed to a five-year, $11 million deal to become the Rutgers head football coach. He made $2 million as a rookie head coach in 2016. He’s making $2.2 million this season.

In three seasons, he has a 7-28 record in 35 games. His best season came during the 2017 season when he guided the team to a 4-8 record.

The Scarlet Knights have not had a one-win season since the 2002 season. That campaign they went 1-11 under former head coach Greg Schiano.

In 2002, the team lost the first two-games of the season, both at Rutgers Stadium to the Villanova Wildcats and the Buffalo Bulls. Then, they were able to defeat the Army Black Knights, 44-0, on September 14th. After that win, the team lost nine straight games, including losing 86-14 in the last two games of the season.

The No. 8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Scarlet Knights, 42-0, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana on November 23rd. Then, on November 30th, they were defeated 44-14 by the Boston College Eagles at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

 

Advertisements

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

 

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

 

©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (9014 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.