Rutgers (5-7) will replace Texas A&M as the opponent for Wake Forest in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, it was announced Thursday. It will be the first bowl appearance for the Scarlet Knights since 2014.
Rutgers is set to receive — and accept — a bid to the Gator Bowl to face Wake Forest, a source confirmed to @TheAthletic. Rutgers has highest APR score among 5-7 teams & just needs the NCAA football oversight committee to rubber stamp this on Thursday. RU will replace Texas A&M.
— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) December 23, 2021
Rutgers makes it official. The Scarlet Knights are set to take A&M's spot and play Wake Forest in the Gator Bowl.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) December 23, 2021
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