PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Rutgers is No. 1 in college football, at least academically.
According to the NCAA's latest figures for academic progress rate, the Scarlet Knights led all Football Bowl Subdivision members with a score of 992.
The score was the best ever posted by a football program in the football bowl subdivision, topping the previous record of 986 set by Stanford in 2008.
The four-year APR score covered the academic years of 2005-06 through 2008-09.
It marked the third straight year that Rutgers football team was ranked in the top three nationally in multiyear APR rates, the only public university to do so.