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Georgetown - Rutgers

Georgetown - Rutgers

Georgetown – Rutgers Matchups

As the Hoyas take on the Scarlet Knights this season, regardless of the sport, you're sure to see some absolute fireworks, as these are two powerhouse athletic programs who routinely bring star-level players to campus. Of course, it really gets serious on the gridiron, when the Hoyas lineup against the Scarlet Knights and give fans games loaded with bone-jarring hits, spectacular catches and electrifying runs that tend to have fans jumping out of their seats with regularity. Come out and see all of the excitement first-hand and you'll be completely hooked as you recognize that this is one of the very best rivalries you're likely to see no matter how hard you try.

But it's not only about college football, however, as these are two teams that know a thing or two about battling on the hardwood. The Hoyas in particular have had a very rich history, though the Scarlet Knights have had their fair share of great players and teams as well. Both men's and women's hoops tend to be a very big deal around campus, and you just can't go wrong with heading out to any of the highly anticipated Hoyas-Scarlet Knights matchups. When your favorite team is in the middle of a nail-biter, with the buzz of the crowd reaching the next level, you'll definitely be glad that you're not still sitting in your dorm room pretending to study your macroeconomics textbook.

Georgetown – Rutgers Team Info

At Georgetown University, the Georgetown Hoyas football program is one of the oldest in thePatriot League, giving fans plenty of thrills over the years. Throughout the history of the Georgetown Hoyas football program, many players have gone on from the Hoyas to play in the professional ranks, and you never know when you're going to see an amazing win that will have everyone buzzing around campus. On the hardwood, the Hoyas has also had more than a few superstars, with guys like Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson and Roy Hibbert (and many more) have dominated on the hardwood for the Hoyas before heading onto the NBA. On the women's side, Sugar Rodgers, Rebekkah Brunson and Katie Smrcka-Duffy have all become superstars for the Hoyas before heading to the WNBA.

Rutgers isn't exactly lacking in big-time playmakers in their history around various sports, as they have long been bringing top-tier collegiate athletes to campus. Guys like Bruce Presley and Ray Rice finished their time in college as icons of the campus, with Rice going on to be a superstar on the next level for the Baltimore Ravens. Their basketball teams have also had plenty of success over the years, and you never know when the next great player is going to burst onto the scene with a banner season that has fans talking about conference title bouts.

Georgetown – Rutgers Experience

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that one of the premier sporting events of the day is the college football, though that's something that you'll have to see first-hand to truly appreciate. But college hoops and other major sports featuring these two programs can also be just as exciting. Come out and see a rivalry matchup, regardless of the event, and you'll see what can happen when two passionate fan bases meet in the stands, and you can count on the talent level below to be just as unbelievable. And when that happens, you'll see that there is nothing else quite like being there when the game is on the line and two talented teams are locked in a heated battle, and the passionate fan bases simply complete the atmosphere and make it very clear that there is nothing else like big-time college sporting events.

Georgetown – Rutgers History

While the Big East is well known for football, many schools also have great basketball teams including Georgetown and Rutgers. Annually the schools are battling it out for hoops supremacy in the Big East and these matchups are often unforgettable. The history of Rutgers football is tied to the history of NCAA football, giving fans plenty of thrills in more than 100 years of action. In fact, the Scarlet Knights even fielded a team all the way back in 1869, giving them one of the oldest football teams in the entire world. Things have obviously changed a bit since the real early days, but the passion and energy surrounding this team has never been higher thanks to a budding football program that has a habit of churning out electrifying playmakers. For Georgetown, the Hoyas have also become a major part of the university as well, and that's saying something considering the university dates all the way back to 1789. With a steady string of great players on the football field and on the basketball court, as well as other varsity sports, the Hoyas remain one of those teams to look out for.

Georgetown – Rutgers Trivia

Did you know that the 1869 Rutgers season is generally considered the beginning of college football?

Even though it had many elements of modern soccer and rugby, football got going when the Scarlet Knights started fielding a team in 1869. Once step one was taken, college football would grow into one of the most popular sports in the entire world, and the Rutgers program remains one of the best in the sport.

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