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John F. Bateman (11th year)
1970 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team Wikipedia
The 1970 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1970 college football season. In their 11th season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 5–5 record and were outscored by their opponents 215 to 193. The team's statistical leaders included Mike Yancheff with 974 passing yards, Larry Robertson with 397 rushing yards, and Al Fenstemacher with 254 receiving yards.