The last decade of Rutgers football has raised the bar considerably, but 2015 could end up a lot like 2013 and 2014 for Kyle Flood and his Scarlet Knights: fine, but failing to meet a higher standard.
Without Paul James, Rutgers is depending even more on erratic enigma quarterback Gary Nova this season. Sometimes he's super, sometimes he's not.
Washington Sate will play Rutgers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Both teams have bad defenses, but the Cougar offense should score enough points for the victory.
With Paul James and the entire offensive line returning, expect Rutgers to try to run the ball. But has Rutgers figured out their problems in the passing game - on both sides of the ball?