10 in 10: Army vs. Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- ScarletReport.com's post-game game package goes much deeper than than the stats and the nuts and bolts of the game. The "10 in 10" feature gives Rutgers 10 not-so-noticeable notes that each can be read in 10 seconds or less. The breezy format is perfect for office water-cooler talk the day after a game.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. --As part of ScarletReport.com's post-game coverage the "10 in 10" segment is designed to give you 10 not-so-noticeable things that took place in the just-completed game.

It is designed for each of the 10 quick-hitters, each to be read in 10 seconds or less. Here are the 10 from Saturday's emotional 23-20 come-from-behind overtime win against Army at the New Meadowlands Stadium.

¬¬ 1. Dodd's composure:
Want to know what frosh QB Chas Dodd is all about? Under heavy pressure all day and throwing from his own end zone, he slid in the pocket and threw a 53-yard completion to D.C. Jefferson to jump-start the 93-yard game-tying drive.

2. Special package:
Rutgers used predominantly a five defensive back defense to counter Army's option attack, but did so by adding safety Duron Harmon, who made his first start, rather than cornerback Logan Ryan, who is the usual addition to Rutgers' nickel package.

3. Blitzes all around:
Dodd was sacked eight times and was under duress much of the day, and he said at least three of the sacks were his fault for not checking to a different protection.

4. Dodd's precision:
Dodd's confidence in arm strength and accuracy was evident when he avoided pressure and threaded a third-down pass between two Army defenders to Keith Stroud for a first down in overtime.

5. Change in running philosophy:
On a third down from inside in the 1-yard in the first half Rutgers went to the Wildcat and lost a yard. On first-and-goal from the 3-yard line in overtime, Rutgers ran Joe Martinek out of the pro-set offense twice for the game-winning score.

6. Shifting on the OL:
Tackle Devon Watkis had a rough day with three false starts, and it came from a pair of spots as the offensive line was shifting around throughout because of ineffectiveness and injury. Right tackle Art Forst sat at times while Watkis played, left guard Desmond Wynn was injured and replaced by Caleb Ruch, and left tackle Desmond Stapleton left with an injury and was replaced by Watkis. 7. Harrison setting up the DB:
On Mark Harrison's game-tying 16-yard touchdown catch with 5:16 to play, he set up the cornerback by making a quick move to the inside before running an out and being open for the score.

8. Lowery's activity:
A year ago Antonio Lowery didn't play as Rutgers went to a nickel package against Army. On Saturday, he made 19 tackles, the most by a player under coach Greg Schiano.

9. Sanu's lucky bounce:
Lots of luck went Rutgers' way, including Mohamed Sanu fumbling the ball but landing on it after a 12-yard run on the Scarlet Knights' first offensive play of overtime.

10. San San Te kicking off:
Rutgers made a change in the kicking game as San San Te handled the kickoffs, which is a deviation from the norm since punter Teddy Dellaganna had been handling the kickoffs.

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