Yankee Stadium will host its first college football game of 2011 on Saturday, November 12, when the Army Black Knights host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
The game will mark Army’s second contest at the current Yankee Stadium, having played in the Stadium’s inaugural college football game on November 20, 2010 vs. Notre Dame, a 27-3 loss, in the 50th all-time meeting between the programs.
Rutgers University returns to the home of the Yankees for the first time since 1948. The Scarlet Knights played nine times at the original Yankee Stadium, all against New York University, going 1-7-1.
Army and Rutgers have played each other 37 times, with Rutgers holding a 19-18 edge in the all-time series.