The above, posted several
years ago on a fan website, was our introduction to Rutgers booster
That subculture is overwhelmingly
composed of individuals who never attended Rutgers, who have
nothing to do with the university as an institution of higher
learning, and whose sole focus is on a semi-professional football
or basketball franchise using its name.
As we have long pointed
out, getting Rutgers out of Div IA and returning to participatory
athletics would instantly rid the university of its degrading
association with this subculture. Your move, President Barchi.
Meet the Boosters!