Beer, Wine Coming To Rutgers Football Games

Beer, Wine Coming To Rutgers Football Games
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LEMONADE, COTTON CANDY, BEER AND WINE? CONCESSION STANDS ON THE CAMPUS OF RUTGERS JUST ANNOUNCED IT WILL EXPAND THE SALE OF ALCOHOL AT GAMES STARTING NEXT FALL TO IMPROVE THE FAN EXPERIENCE I THINK IF WE INCREASE THIS WE WILL INCREASE THE STUDENT POPULATION AT THE GAMES. Reporter: THE ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT SAYS REVENUES RAISED WILL HELP OFFSET $16 MILLION IN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS BUT NOT EVERY PLAYER IS INTO THE IDEA. THE SOCCER PLAYER WOULD PREFER IF PEOPLE ARE ENGAGED IN THE GAME. I FEEL LIKE IT WOULD NOT BE SUCH A GREAT THING. IF YOU ARE GOING TO A SPORTING EVENT, YOU SHOULD GO TO ENJOY IT. Reporter: BUT THERE ARE CONCERNS. THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND ALL THE ROADS LEADING IN AND OUT OF THE CAMPUS. Reporter: NO ONE FROM RUTGERS WOULD GO ON CAMERA TO TALK ABOUT THE PLAN BUT THEY SAY IN A STATEMENT OFFERING ALCOHOL IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT IS STILL A SAFER OPTION. BUT WHAT ABOUT TAILGATE? PEOPLE COME OUT AND DRINK IN THE PARKING LOT AFTER THE GAME. THAT IS OUR CONCERN. Reporter: RUTGERS SAY THERE IS WILL BE A LIMIT OF TWO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PER TRANSACTION ACTION AND ALL STAFF WOULD BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE ALCOHOL TRAINING RUTGERS SAYS THERE WILL BE

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