Has served as the offensive line coach for the Scarlet Knights since 2005. In 2008 he was promoted to assistant head coach under Greg Schiano. On January 31, 2012, Flood replaced Schiano after he left for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be their newest head coach.
Kyle Flood led the Scarlet Knights into the Big Ten Conference in their entrance into the conference. The team went 4-0 in non-conference play with wins over Washington State, Howard, Navy, and Tulane. Flood's squad received its first loss on September 13, 2014 to the Penn State Nittany Lions 13-10 after leading the game late into the fourth quarter. Rutgers won its first Big Ten game in its first ever meeting with the Michigan Wolverines 26-24 on October 4, 2014. Rutgers beat Indiana University 45-23 on November 15, 2014 to become bowl eligible for the 4th consecutive year. On November 29, 2014 after trailing the Maryland Terrapins 35-10 in the second quarter, Flood's Scarlet Knights squad completed the largest comeback win in Rutgers Football history, winning 41-38. Notable losses were to Penn State, Ohio State, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Michigan State. Rutgers' regular season record was 7-5 after going 3-5 in conference. Flood then coached the Scarlet Knights to his first ever bowl victory and the sixth overall for Rutgers over the North Carolina Tar Heels, 40-21 in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl, giving Rutgers a respectable 8-5 record in its first Big Ten season.