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Blood BrotherJERSEY GUYS: RUTGERS PINS HOPES ON GREG SCHIANO, ONE OF THEIR OWN.
by: Allen Curtiss, Jr.
© October 2001
When Rutgers University Athletic Director Robert Mulcahy began his search for a new head football coach last November, die-hard Scarlet Knight fans and a large contingent of New Jersey high school coaches wanted one thing ... they wanted a "Jersey Guy."
They wanted what another favorite son, Bruce Springsteen, refers to in song. What they wanted was one of their "Blood Brothers." They wanted a guy who spent his July weekends down on the Jersey shore cruising the boardwalk, and his November afternoons practicing in near darkness on a frozen patch of dirt. Most importantly, they wanted a guy who, like them, had sat around late into the night talking about how good the Rutgers football program could be if they could do just one thing ... keep the best Jersey kids home.
What they got on December 1, 2001, was Greg Schiano, a Jersey ....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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