That's right Scarlet Knight fans, the Knights are all the way down in sunny Florida tonight for an 8 pm kickoff vs. the nere-do-wells from Florida International.
The Scarlet Knights are fresh off of a 31-0 pasting of Norfolk State some 9 days ago while the FIU Golden Panthers are playing their first game tonight. At first blush you may think Rutgers would be prohibitive favorites tonight but FIU will cause the boys from Piscataway some problems with their passing attack. T.Y. Hilton a junior wideout had a down year in 2009 yet remains a big weapon for FIU. 6' 4" Greg Ellington is another Panthers threat in the passing game. Face it, when you can run a 6' 4" receiver on the field you have a chance.
A hot and humid Miami night awaits Rutgers down in Miami with gametime temps a muggy 80º with the very real possibility this game may see some rain.
Johnny's Fearless Forecast: Rutgers has played a game and should have that advantage even though it's a road game. If Rutgers can keep their legs under them on a hot night they SHOULD win. Johnny says: