2011 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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2011 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
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Pinstripe Bowl Champions
Conference Big East Conference
2011 record 9–4 (4–3 Big East)
Head coach Greg Schiano (11th year)
Offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti, Jr.
Defensive coordinator Bob Fraser
Home stadium High Point Solutions Stadium (Capacity: 52,454)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#17 West Virginia §   5 2         10 3  
#25 Cincinnati §   5 2         10 3  
Louisville §   5 2         7 6  
Rutgers   4 3         9 4  
Pittsburgh   4 3         6 7  
Connecticut   3 4         5 7  
South Florida   1 6         5 7  
Syracuse   1 6         5 7  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
§ – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by 11th year head coach Greg Schiano and played their home games at High Point Solutions Stadium. They are a member of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 4–3 in Big East play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They were invited to the Pinstripe Bowl where they defeated Iowa State 27–13.

Yankee Stadium for a game between Army and Rutgers.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:30 PM North Carolina Central* High Point Solutions StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN3 W 48–0   40,061
September 10 12:30 PM at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ACCN L 22–24   53,000
September 24 2:00 PM Ohio* High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN3 W 38–26   41,388
October 1 12:00 PM at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY BIG EAST Network W 19–16 2OT  42,152
October 8 3:30 PM Pittsburgh High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPNU W 34–10   46,079
October 15 2:00 PM Navy*dagger High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN3 W 21–20   47,138
October 21 8:00 PM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY ESPN2 L 14–16   48,435
October 29 3:30 PM #24 West Virginia High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ABC L 31–41   47,303
November 5 7:00 PM South Florida High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN3 W 20–17 OT  36,911
November 12 3:30 PM vs. Army* Yankee StadiumBronx, NY CBSSN W 27–12   30,028
November 19 12:00 PM Cincinnati High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPNU W 20–3   47,447
November 26 12:00 PM at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT ESPN2 L 22–40   37,857
December 30 3:20 PM vs. Iowa State* Yankee Stadium • Bronx, NY (Pinstripe Bowl) ESPN W 27–13   38,328
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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