Interesting History About Rutgers Football

Originally posted, December 29, 2008, 5:48 PM:

So during the PapaJohns.com Bowl that Rutgers is playing in today, a fan posted to ScarletNation.com the following interesting information.

Just a little diversion research after reading that this bowl game is
RU’s 3rd game ever in the state of Alabama. What was RU’s first
game in each state?

NJ 11/15/1869 06-04 at Princeton
NY 11/02/1872 00-00 at Columbia
CT 10/24/1873 01-03 at Yale
PA 11/19/1881 WON at Penn
MA 10/29/1887 06-12 at Williams
MD 10/31/1891 12-20 at Navy
VA 11/17/1894 04-20 at Virginia
DE 10/03/1903 00-05 at Delaware
RI 10/28/1916 03-21 at Brown
WV 11/13/1920 00-17 at West Virginia
GA 10/22/1921 14-48 at Georgia Tech
NH 10/18/1952 20-29 at Dartmouth (first new state in 31 years)
CO 11/10/1973 14-31 at Air Force (second new state in 52 years)
FL 12/01/1973 06-34 at Tampa
HI 11/30/1974 16-28 at Hawaii
LA 11/13/1976 29-20 at Tulane (1st win in a new state since 1881)
TN 11/03/1979 13-07 at Tennessee
KY 11/25/1979 31-07 at Louisville
OH 09/26/1981 00-10 at Cincinnati
AL 10/29/1981 07-31 at #11/9 Alabama
MI 09/10/1988 17-13 at #15/14 Michigan State
IL 09/23/1989 38-27 at Northwestern
NC 09/04/1991 22-42 at Duke
TX 09/06/1997 14-48 at #12/10 Texas
CA 09/04/1999 07-21 at California
IN 11/23/2002 00-42 at #8/8 Notre Dame
AZ 12/27/2005 40-45 vs Arizona State in Insight Bowl

ON 01/05/2008 52-30 vs Ball State in International Bowl

Total of 27 states. Plus one province.

I think that is quite interesting. GO RU!

Advertisements

About VigilantKnight

Living life on my terms.
This entry was posted in Football, History, Rutgers. Bookmark the permalink.

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