| 5–4 (2-0 Middle Three)|| Rutgers Stadium|
| Middle Three Conference|
John F. Bateman (7th year)
1966 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team Wikipedia
The 1966 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1966 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled an 5–4 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 184 to 177. The team's statistical leaders included Fred Eckert with 756 passing yards, Bryant Mitchell with 540 rushing yards, and Jack Emmer with 701 receiving yards.