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1973 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Middle Three champion
ConferenceMiddle Three Conference
1973 record6–5 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coachFrank R. Burns (1st season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →

The 1973 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Frank R. Burns, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 6–5 record. The team won the Middle Three Conference championship and outscored their opponents 245 to 208.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included John Piccirillo with 415 passing yards, J. J. Jennings with 1,353 rushing yards, and Tom Sweeney with 479 receiving yards.[3]

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