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Rutgers Football: The Importance of a Week One Win for the 2022 Season

This Saturday is the day that Rutgers nation have been counting down to since a surprise appearance in the Gator Bowl last December. As the days start to cool down, the next four months are far-and-away the best time of the year for us football fans. But pumpkin spice lattes aside, it is still summer and ready or not, the season starts this Saturday.

How important would a Scarlet Knight win be for this program as the sun sets over Chestnut Hill this Saturday? The answer is it would be huge as it would almost insure a 3-0 start and halfway to bowl eligibility before the calendar moves into October.