American Football Database
American Football Database
1966 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Middle Three Champion
ConferenceMiddle Three Conference
1966 record5–4 (2-0 Middle Three)
Head coachJohn F. Bateman (7th season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
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The 1966 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1966 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 5–4 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 184 to 177.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Fred Eckert with 756 passing yards, Bryant Mitchell with 540 rushing yards, and Jack Emmer with 701 receiving yards.[3]