Halfway through the 2012 season, Rutgers finds itself in a very interesting situation that could become even more intriguing as the year progresses.
At 6-0, the Scarlet Knights are No. 15 in the BCS Standings. As a member of the Big East conference, however, the amount of respect Rutgers will be shown as the season goes along is anything but certain.
No matter what happens this season, Rutgers has been a pleasant surprise in college football, succeeding despite the departure of former head coach Greg Schiano.
One thing is for sure: if the Scarlet Knights can remain undefeated, they’ll cause a lot of stress for the BCS system as to where to rank them and where to place them for a bowl game (which in turn means great entertainment for college football fans).
Looking forward, here are three realistic postseason scenarios for Rutgers following the 2012 season.