The weight of Rutgers’ student body is now resting heavily on Janarion Grant’s shoulders.
If the junior kick returner takes one to the house on the Scarlet Knights’ season-opening kickoff against Norfolk State on September 5, the school will pay 100 lucky students $1,000 each.
Kudos to you if you figured out that’s a total payout of $100,000.
According to the team, every Rutgers student sitting in the student section will automatically be entered to win. This is a pretty ingenious plan to get students in the seats, and Grant did score on a 100-yard return in Rutgers’ home opener 2 years ago. That was the last time the Knights took a kick return to the house.
“So, you’re telling me there’s a chance?!” (cue in Lloyd Christmas)
There may be a riot if the Spartans decide to start the game off with a squib kick.