RU Ready? Rutgers Oldest Fan Was

Walter Seward, at 110 years old, was the oldest Rutgers fan and symbolized the collective fanaticism of the Scarlet Knight fan base for Rutgers football. These guys, remember, have never been good in basketball so they pour all of their energy into the pigskin sport.

Unfortunately, we have just learned Mr. Seward passed away a few months ago.

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

3 thoughts on “RU Ready? Rutgers Oldest Fan Was

  • December 3, 2008 at 12:44 pm
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    Before I noticed the R on the cap, I thought the pic was of a 35 year old Cardinal fan after the past 2 football seasons under Krag……

  • December 3, 2008 at 2:02 pm
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    Now that’s funny Linda! 🙂

  • December 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm
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    Unfortunately, Mr. Seward passed on a few months ago.

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