NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware football program on Thursday announced a future date with Big Ten foe Rutgers on Thursday morning. The date is set for Sept. 18, 2021. It’s the second Big Ten foe to be added to the Blue Hens schedule with Penn State being added as future opponent recently as well.
Rutgers and the Blue Hens have a rich history against each other, playing 31 times with the Scarlet Knights leading the series by a slim 15-13-3 margin. The last meeting between the two programs was in 1973.
Delaware is set to take on its biggest test of the 2018 season this Saturday when it travels to the FargoDome to take on #1 North Dakota State. Game time on ESPN+ is set for 2 p.m. EST.