1988 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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1988 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Conference Independent
1988 record 5–6
Head coach Dick Anderson (5th season)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 3 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 5 West Virginia           11 1 0
Southern Miss           10 2 0
No. 13 Syracuse           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
Louisville           8 3 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Northern Illinois           7 4 0
Pittsburgh           6 5 0
Memphis State           6 5 0
Southwest Louisiana           6 5 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Akron           5 6 0
Penn State           5 6 0
Tulane           5 6 0
Louisiana Tech           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulsa           4 7 0
Boston College           3 8 0
Cincinnati           3 8 0
East Carolina           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Virginia Tech           3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Dick Anderson, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 5–6 record while competing as an independent and outscored their opponents 273 to 255. They won games against two ranked opponents, Michigan State (17-13) and Penn State (21-16).[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Scott Erney with 2,123 passing yards, Mike Botti with 715 rushing yards, and Eric Young with 592 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1988 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.