Rutgers Football 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 18: Head coach Greg Schiano of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights cheers his team during fourth quarter against the Delaware Blue Hens during a college football game at SHI Stadium on September 18, 2021 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers defeated Delaware 45-13. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Rutgers Head Coach Greg Schiano held his weekly press conference with the media in preparation for Friday afternoon’s Gator Bowl against Wake Forest.

The Scarlet Knights (5-7) earned the trip to Jacksonville, Florida after Texas A&M had to bow out due to a COVID-19 outbreak on that football team. Rutgers was among five candidates for the game, and got the spot thanks in major part to the program’s Academic Progress Rate.

The Scarlett Knights will face the Demon Deacons for only the third time in football program history when they collide at 11 a.m., December 31.

Remember to listen to the complete live broadcast of the game Friday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Rutgers GameDay on 93.5 FM, 1450 AM, Fox Sports New Jersey.