Laura Amato

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Laura Amato is a first-year contributor to SB Nation New York, focusing on Rutgers football and the Big East. A graduate of St. John's University, Laura also works as a high school sports writer for the Troy Record in upstate New York. Follow along on Twitter as well @LauraAmato; she promises to be vaguely witty and entertaining.

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Rutgers Vs. Louisville Preview


This is the big one. With a Big East championship and a BCS bowl berth on the line, one team will get it all and one team will drop it all. This is it.

Rutgers Vs. Louisville: Getting To Know The Cards


After rolling to nine straight victories, the Cardinals have dropped two straight - including a triple overtime loss to Connecticut last week. Now, with a league championship and BCS bowl on the...

Rutgers Vs. Louisville: The Big (East) Finish

After dropping a disappointing, lopsided loss to Pitt last Saturday afternoon, the Scarlet Knights are in complete control of their own destiny this week. That destiny could lead Rutgers straight...

Rutgers At Pittsburgh Preview


Forget the Big 10 move; the No. 18 Rutgers football team only has eyes for their final two Big East games of the season and it all starts Saturday afternoon, on the road, at Pittsburgh.

Rutgers At Pittsburgh: Get to Know The Panthers


In a battle for their rest of their season, Pitt is hoping to upset Rutgers along the way as the Scarlet Knights fight for a share of their first-ever Big East title.

Rutgers at Pitt: Scarlet Knights vs. Panthers

With all the talk surrounding the seemingly inevitable Big 10 move, the Scarlet Knights still have two Big East games to focus on and it all starts this weekend when they face off against Pitt in...

Rutgers At Cincinnati Preview


The Scarlet Knights control their own destiny - and the change to grab a lead in the series matchup - when they go up against the Bearcats in Saturday's major Big East challenge.

Rutgers At Cincinnati: Get To Know The Bearcats

If you're looking for a rivalry and a battle for a Big East championship; you've come to to the right place.

Rutgers At Cincinnati: Knights Meet Bearcats

Three games. Three Big East opponents. One championship on the line. It's go-time for the Scarlet Knights.

Rutgers Vs. Army Preview: Game Time, TV, Streaming


On paper, this doesn't seem like a must-win game, but for a Scarlet Knights team that's already faced one upset this season, it's crucial.

Rutgers Vs. Army: Get To Know The Black Knights


They're the number one rushing offense in the nation and this Saturday the Black Knights bring their run attack to High Point Solutions Stadium in a game that Rutgers needs to win.

Rutgers Vs. Army


With a bye week in between the Scarlet Knights and their first loss of the season, Rutgers is looking for a serious bounce back game. But first, they'll have to go up against the top rushing...

Rutgers Vs. Kent State Preview


The Scarlet Knights look to defend their field in this season's homecoming game, facing off against a Kent State squad that's looking for a bit of an upset.

Rutgers Vs Kent State: Know The Golden Flashes


The Scarlet Knights prep to go against the upset-ready Golden Flashes; a team that averages just over 200 yards rushing and 37 points per game game.

Rutgers Vs. Kent State: Homecoming 2012

No. 15 Rutgers, who look to start 8-0 for just the fourth time in program history, faceoff against out-of-conference opponent in the 2012 homecoming game "on the banks."

Rutgers At Temple preview: Game time, TV schedule


With regional Big East bragging rights on the line, Rutgers RB Jawan Jamison won't have to handle the load entirely by himself.

Rutgers At Temple: Getting To Know The Owls


With a budding rivalry on the line, the Temple Owls look to upset the nationally ranked Scarlet Knights and stay undefeated in Big East play.

Rutgers at Temple: Scarlet Knights visit Owls

The Scarlet Knights head down the Turnpike this weekend for a regional faceoff that could give Rutgers a 7-0 record for just the third time in 36 years.

Rutgers Vs. Syracuse Preview: Game Time, TV,


Kyle Federico still isn't quite sure what he'll be doing this afternoon. Whether or not he'll be kicking for the 19/20 Rutgers football team as they line up against Big East rival Syracuse is...

Rutgers Vs. Syracuse: Getting To Know The Orange


In what very well may be the final Big East meeting between two storied programs, the Orange are hoping to grab the final advantage over the nationally-ranked Scarlet Knights.

Rutgers' Kyle Flood thinking about Big East title

Head coach Kyle Flood could make a little bit of history with a win this weekend, becoming the first Rutgers coach to start their tenure at 6-0 in the history of the program.

Rutgers Vs. UConn Preview: Game Time...


The Big East regional rivalry is ready for the opening whistle, with plenty on the line for both teams, including a little revenge

Rutgers Vs. UConn: Getting To Know The Huskies

As the Huskies prep to open their Big East season on Saturday afternoon, UConn is hoping to hand Rutgers a major loss; for the second straight year.

Rutgers Vs. UConn: Scarlet Knights Host Huskies

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on their second Big East opponent of the season and look to improve to 5-0 for the first time since 2006, when Rutgers won its first nine games.

Rutgers At Arkansas Preview: Game Time, TV, Streaming, Injury Updates And More


There are a lot of things riding on this evening's Rutgers game against Arkansas. Aside from the national audience - the game is being broadcast on ESPNU with kickoff scheduled for 7:02 p.m. - in...

Rutgers At Arkansas: Getting To Know The Razorbacks


The Arizona Razorbacks have a bit of a chip on their shoulder this weekend. After coming off a blowout 52-0 loss to top-ranked Alabama last Saturday, the Razorbacks (1-2, 0-1) are anxious to prove...

Rutgers At Arkansas: Scarlet Knights Meet Razorbacks


The Rutgers Scarlet Knights meet Arksans on the gridiron for the first time in either program's history. With the Razorbacks reeling from a 52-0 loss against Alabama last week, Rutgers is primed...

Scarlet Knights' 3-0 Start Best Since 2007


Jawan Jamison and Kyle Federico combined for a ten point scoring flurry in the final three minutes of play to lead the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to a 23-13 victory over USF in the squads' Big East...

Rutgers At USF Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule, Injuries, Streaming And More


Rutgers and USF square off in primetime as both teams get set to open their respective Big East schedules.

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