Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo

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The name the Rutgers Scarlet Knights is used to refer to the over 25 athletic teams representing Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus.

Meaning and history

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo history

1967 – 1972

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo 1967
The brand’s original logo was a red and white image of a knight holding a spear and riding a horse. The knight was sitting on a saddle with a white ‘R’ character.

1972 – 1981

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo 1972
The next logo was a red knight’s helmet image drawn over a white area with red outline.

1981 – 1997

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo 1981
Eventually, in 1981, the brand designers changed the Rutgers’ emblem of knight’s helmet and put an inscription ‘N. J. Rutgers’ as the main logo. It had a red bold typeface with large letters, some of which had elongated tails serving as top lines and bottom lines.

1997 – 2001

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo-1997
Over the last 25 years, the university’s athletic brand identity has evolved from a pretty cluttered emblem to a more minimalistic and cleaner one.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights logo introduced in 1995 featured a knight in armor. He was holding a sword forming the letter “t” in the word “Rutgers” positioned below.

2001 – 2016

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo 2001
The 2001 logo is a large ‘R’ character colored red.

2016 – Today

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Logo

In 2004, the university adopted a completely different emblem. Here, there is only the large letter “R.” It looks pretty clean yet absolutely generic, we should mention.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Colors

SCARLET
HEX COLOR: #CC0033;
RGB: (204,0,51)
CMYK:(0,100,81,4)
PANTONE: PMS 186

GREY
HEX CODE: #5F6A72;
RGB: (95,106,114)
CMYK: (11,0,0,64)
PANTONE: PMS 431 C

BLACK
HEX CODE: #000000;
RGB: (0,0,0)
PANTONE: PMS BLACK 6 C
CMYK: (0,0,0,100)