1972 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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1972 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
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Middle Three champion
ConferenceMiddle Three Conference
1972 record6–5 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coachJohn F. Bateman (13th season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Penn State         10 2 0
No. 14 Notre Dame         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
West Virginia         8 4 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Northern Illinois         7 4 0
Rutgers         7 4 0
No. 20 Georgia Tech         7 4 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Houston         6 4 1
Tulane         6 5 0
Temple         5 4 0
Colgate         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 4 1
Syracuse         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Dayton         4 6 1
Boston College         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Southern Miss         3 7 1
Xavier         2 8 0
Cincinnati         2 9 0
Villanova         2 9 0
Pittsburgh         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1972 college football season. In their 13th and final season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 7–4 record. The team won the Middle Three Conference championship and outscored their opponents 290 to 171.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Leo Gasienica with 1,409 passing yards, J. J. Jennings with 1,262 rushing yards, and Tom Sweeney with 369 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1972 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  3. ^ "1972 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.