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2010 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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Conference  Big East Conference
Defensive coordinator  Bob Fraser/Ed Pinkham
2010 record  4–8 (1–6 Big East)
2010 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team
Head coach  Greg Schiano (10th year)
Offensive coordinator  Kyle Flood/Kirk Ciarrocca
Home stadium  Rutgers Stadium (Capacity: 52,454)

The 2010 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by head coach Greg Schiano in his 10th season. They played their home games at Rutgers Stadium and are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 1–6 in Big East play.

During the season

During the October 16 game vs Army, defensive tackle Eric LeGrand suffered a spinal cord injury. He underwent emergency surgery to stabilize his spine at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is paralyzed from the neck down, but has regained sensation throughout his body, which might lead to a more complete recovery.

This tragedy clearly affected the team's play: While they held on to defeat Army and raise their record to 4-2, when in the aftermath of that game the extent of LeGrand's injury became apparent, it contributed to sending RU into a funk that resulted in a six-game losing streak to end the season.

References

2010 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team Wikipedia


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