CollegeRutgers Football Earns High Praise For APR by Staff Post May 27, 2015 John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) Last Wednesday, Academic Progress Rating (APR) scores were released, and Rutgers football ranked in the top 10 percent in the country among NCAA Division-I schools.“That is a tremendous honor for this program,” head coach Kyle Flood said in a statement. “This is an accomplishment that the entire program takes pride in. Our students work extremely hard to meet the high academic standards that have been set. Our continued academic success is a credit to the dedicated work of Jenna Beverly, Bill Bailey, Ramel Meekins and the entire academic support staff.”Rutgers football joined the Universities’ women’s golf and lacrosse teams in the top 10 percent.Today, it is learned that Rutgers finished tied for 12th with a multi-year APR score of 980 out of 1,000. This score is based on calculations from the 2010-2011 school year, to 2013-2014.The Scarlet Knights join fellow Big Ten Conference Members with scores 980 or better in Wisconsin, Michigan, Northwestern, and Nebraska.Ryan Dunleavy of the Asbury Park Press described APR as, “a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student on scholarship. APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team’s academic performance.” Post Views: 1,004The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsStaff PostLatest posts by Staff Post (see all) In The Zone Announces Initial Podcast Lineup - November 13, 2020 The Essential Resources You Need to Start Your Own Gym in 2020 - February 6, 2020 Wilder vs Fury II – How the second fight will be different to the first? - February 5, 2020 Early turnovers, defensive struggles plague the Scarlet Knights - January 26, 2020 Related TopicsAPRBig TenRutgersRutgers Football Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! MetLife Stadium to host Army-Navy Game in 2021 by Kelly Lynn | posted on August 23, 2017 The Most Catastrophic Boat Trip Since the Titanic; the New York Giants by John Venezia | posted on October 4, 2020 Women in Sports: NHL Network Host, Jackie Redmond by Nicholas Durst | posted on March 4, 2019 How Former NFL Scout and Coach Chris Landry Became an Entrepreneur and Sportscaster by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 23, 2021 Hard work has led to success for John Jacob in high school football by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on June 21, 2020More in College You Know I’m Right, Episode 107: New York Post’s Columnist Mike Vaccaro (Audio/Video)On the 107th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Master P’s Son, Hercy, Commits to Tennessee StateMaster P’s son, Hercy Miller, is committing to Tennessee State to play basketball. While... EA Sports Plans to Revive College Football Video GameEA Sports announced that they plan on making college football video games again. The... UVM Women’s Basketball Team Quits 2020-2021 SeasonThe University of Vermont (UVM) women’s basketball will be ending their 2020-2021 season early... Mike Teel Leaving RU To Coach At Don Bosco Prep Fordham’s Nick Martinez is Making a Name For Himself in Texas, as a pitcher.