|1973 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football|
Middle Three champion
|Conference||Middle Three Conference|
|1973 record||6–5 (2–0 Middle Three)|
|Head coach||Frank R. Burns (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Rutgers Stadium|
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. 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.
- ↑ "1973 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/rutgers/1973-schedule.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
- ↑ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/r/rutgers/1970-1974_yearly_results.php. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
- ↑ "1973 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/rutgers/1973.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
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