1975 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

The 1975 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their third season under head coach Frank R. Burns, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 9–2 record while competing as an independent and outscored their opponents 347 to 91.[1] The team's statistical leaders included Jeff Rebholz with 715 passing yards, Curt Edwards with 1,157 rushing yards, and Mark Twitty with 544 receiving yards.[2]

1975 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
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ConferenceIndependent
1975 record9–2
Head coachFrank R. Burns (3rd season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         9 2 0
No. 10 Penn State         9 3 0
No. 20 West Virginia         9 3 0
Notre Dame         8 3 0
Virginia Tech         8 3 0
No. 15 Pittsburgh         8 4 0
Boston College         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Navy         7 4 0
North Texas State         7 4 0
Southern Miss         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 5 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Cincinnati         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Syracuse         6 5 0
Temple         6 5 0
Utah State         6 5 0
Indiana State         5 5 0
Dayton         5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana         4 6 1
Tulane         4 7 0
Villanova         4 7 0
Florida State         3 8 0
Air Force         2 8 1
Houston         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Army         2 9 0
Holy Cross         1 10 0
Louisville         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20BucknellW 47–3
September 27at PrincetonL 7–10
October 4Hawaii
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 7–3
October 11at LehighL 20–34
October 18William & Mary
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 24–0
October 25Columbia
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 41–0
November 1at ConnecticutW 35-8
November 8Lafayette
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 48-6
November 15at Boston UniversityW 41-3
November 22Colgate
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 56-14
November 29Syracuse
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 21-10

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "1975 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  3. ^ "1975 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.