2009 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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2009 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
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St. Petersburg Bowl champion
St. Petersburg Bowl, W 45–24 vs. UCF
Conference Big East Conference
2009 record 9–4 (3–4 Big East)
Head coach Greg Schiano
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
(Capacity: 52,454)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 Cincinnati $   7 0         12 1  
#25 West Virginia   5 2         9 4  
#15 Pittsburgh   5 2         10 3  
Rutgers   3 4         9 4  
Connecticut   3 4         8 5  
South Florida   3 4         8 5  
Louisville   1 6         4 8  
Syracuse   1 6         4 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Their head coach was Greg Schiano and they played their home games at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. The Scarlet Knights finished the season 9–4, 3–4 in Big East play and won the St. Petersburg Bowl, 45–24, over UCF.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 4:00 PM Cincinnati Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN L 15–47   53,737[1]
September 12 3:30 PM Howard* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ Big East Network W 45–7   43,722[2]
September 19 5:00 PM Florida International* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ Big East Network W 23–15   45,273[3]
September 26 3:30 PM at Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN360 W 34–13   43,848[4]
October 10 3:30 PM Texas Southern*dagger Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ W 42–0   50,169[5]
October 16 8:00 PM Pittsburgh Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN L 17–24   50,296[6]
October 23 8:00 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPN2 W 27–10   24,098[7]
October 31 12:00 PM at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT Big East Network W 28–24   37,045[8]
November 12 7:30 PM No. 24 South Florida Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN W 31–0   48,057[9]
November 21 3:30 PM at Syracuse No. 25 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN360 L 13–31   36,759[10]
November 27 11:00 AM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY ESPN2 W 34–14   23,422[11]
December 5 12:00 PM No. 24 West Virginia Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN L 21–24   52,534[12]
December 19 8:00 PM vs. UCF Tropicana FieldSt. Petersburg, FL (St. Petersburg Bowl) ESPN W 45–24   29,763[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

NOTE: All Big East Network games were produced by ESPN+ and shown locally on SNY.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Howard Bison vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "FIU Golden Panthers vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Texas Southern Tigers vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Army Black Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Connecticut Huskies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  9. ^ "South Florida Bulls vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Syracuse Orange Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Louisville Cardinals Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  12. ^ "West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  13. ^ "UCF Knighs vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on February 20, 2010. Retrieved March 27, 2010.