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Rutgers lineman legit punches QB in face after TD

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

During the first quarter, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team scored a touchdown against the Boston College Eagles dense. At the point of the touchdown, it was the longest play of the game.

Artur Sitkowski hit Raheem Blackshear for a 74-yard touchdown reception. Rutgers center Mike Maietti went to celebrate with Sitkowski.

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However, in his celebration, he legitimately hit Sitkowski in the helmet with a punch as the game was tied at 7-7 with this touchdown. Sitkowski had his head knocked back after being surprised by the punch.

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The two players then run off of the field.

It appears this was just an accident as Maietti was too excited following the touchdown.

Due to this being an accident, it does not appear there will be any long-term ramifications between the two players. At least we do not believe there will be any.

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Rutgers comes into this game with a 1-1 record. They defeated the UMass Minutemen at home. However, on September 7th, the team dropped a 30-0 shutout to the No. 20 Iowa Hawkeyes.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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