Football to Host UMass in 2019

May 17, 2017

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers and the University of Massachusetts have agreed to a game in 2019 at High Point Solutions Stadium, it was announced. The two schools will meet for the first time since 1978.

The Scarlet Knights will host the Minutemen on Aug. 31, 2019 as the game against UMass completes the 2019 Rutgers football schedule. RU will host non-conference opponents UMass, Boston College (Sept. 21) and Liberty (Oct. 26), in addition to Big Ten games against Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio State and Michigan State.

Rutgers and UMass have faced off in four previous meetings with the all-time series tied at 2-2. The Minutemen earned wins in 1967 and 1973, while the Scarlet Knights picked up victories in 1976 and 1978.

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