October 13, 2007

Rutgers vs Syracuse: Plays of the day

After spotting Syracuse two first quarter touchdowns, the Scarlet Knights responded with 38 unanswered points The 38-14 win pulled Rutgers to 4-2 and gave them their first Big East win of the season. Here are some of the key plays that spawned the victory.

Miljovec picks Teel
Syracuse linebacker Ben Maljovec read Mike Teel's eyes the entire way on Teel's first pass attempt of the game. Maljovec looked the pass right into his hands and returned the ball 52 yards to set up Syracuse's first touchdown of the day.

Kenny Britt muscles down the sidelines
Wide receiver Kenny Britt caught a pass late in the first quarter and practically carried a defender down the sidelines. Britt wasn't pulled down until he reached the four yard line, showing that he is just as strong as he is fast. The play set up a seven yard Ray Rice touchdown for Rutgers' first score of the game.

McEvoy's hard hit
Walk on freshman Colin McEvoy continued to impress on special teams. His hard hit on Rutgers first kickoff of the game stopped the dangerous Max Suter and prevented him from finding any room to make a big play.

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