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Gary Nova
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Gary Nova with Rutgers in 2012
No. 10     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-04-27) April 27, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth: Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Career information
College: Rutgers (2011–2014)
Undrafted in 2015
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
* Pinstripe Bowl (2011)

Gary Nova (born April 27, 1993) is an American football quarterback. He played college football at Rutgers and was the Scarlet Knights starting quarterback from 2011 to 2014.

Early lifeEdit

Nova attended Don Bosco Prep High School in Ramsey, New Jersey.

College careerEdit

Nova started five games in 2011 as a true freshman and led Rutgers to a victory in the 2011 Pinstripe Bowl. In 2012, Nova was named the starting quarterback and led Rutgers to its best start since 2006.[1] The 2013 season proved less successful for Nova, as he was replaced by Chas Dodd in the final two games, as the starting quarterback.[2] Nova regained the starting job for the 2014 season.[3] On September 27, 2014 Nova set the Rutgers record for career touchdown passes.[4] In the 2014 Quick Lane Bowl he went 9-of-20 and threw for 184 yards with 2 touchdowns. He was named team MVP at the 2014 awards banquet.[5]

StatisticsEdit

Nova's career statistics are as follows:[6]

NCAA Collegiate Career statistics
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Season Passing Rushing
Comp Att Yards Pct. TD Int QB Rating Att Yards Avg TD
2011 116 227 1,553 51.1 11 9 116.6 23 −114 −5.0 0
2012 221 388 2,695 57.0 22 16 125.8 22 −44 −2.0 0
2013 165 303 2,159 54.5 18 14 124.7 50 −93 −1.9 1
2014 187 327 2,851 57.2 22 12 145.3 45 −25 −0.6 3
NCAA Career Totals 689 1,245 9,258 55.3 73 51 129.0 140 -256 -1.8 4

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