Rutgers enjoyed a solid 2011 campaign that saw itself once again earn a trip to a bowl game.
This time, the Knights' 8-4 record earned them a trip to NYC for the second time this season, to play in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Rutgers previously played at Yankee Stadium when it defeated Army 27-12 in November.
After missing postseason play for the first time since 2005 last season, the Knights were picked to finish last in the Big East in 2011.
The team defied expectations of the experts and found itself in contention for at least a share of the Big East title in the last couple weeks of the regular season.
Although it fell short of its ultimate goal, RU has a young team that can build off of some of the successes it had in 2011.
The bowl game offers an opportunity for more practice time, and to end the season on a high note.
In order for Rutgers to take the next step, these 10 men must bring the school forward...