Rutgers reveals date, opponent for annual Blackout Game
Rutgers is revealing its dates for key games during the 2022 football season, and another matchup and theme was revealed Tuesday morning.
The Scarlet Knights announced their opponent and the date for the annual Blackout Game. This season, the Blackout will come on a Friday night with the game set for Oct. 7.
The opponent for the 2022 Blackout will be Nebraska, a fitting opponent with the Huskers and their well-known “Blackshirts” defense. Kickoff time is set for 7 pm EST.
— Rutgers Football (@RFootball) June 21, 2022
Rutgers has also announced the date for its Back to the Birthplace Game. That matchup is set vs. Wagner on Sept. 10.
After playing in a bowl as a replacement following a 5-7 regular season in 2021, the Scarlet Knights will look to take another step forward in their rebuild under Greg Schiano. The 2022 season kicks off Sept. 3 on the road vs. Boston College.