Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, January 20, 2014

Rutgers has played its final football game as a member of the American Athletic Conference. Starting this fall, it will be all Big Ten for the Scarlet Knights, who officially join the conference July 1. Seven-plus months away from its Big Ten football debut, Rutgers sure seems excited about the move. Check out the recent makeover the turf at High Point Solutions Stadium received.

Looking good, Rutgers!

The Scarlet Knights open the 2014 season Thursday, Aug. 28 at Washington State, before opening the home slate Saturday, Sept. 6 vs. Howard.

Rutgers, along with fellow newcomer Maryland, will play in the Big Ten's East Division, which also includes Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Penn State.

About Brent Yarina senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for He writes the popular uniform feature "Clothes Call," which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina's RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.