10 in 10: Rutgers vs. North Carolina Central

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.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – As part of ScarletReport.com's post-game coverage, the "10 in 10" segment gives 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 Thursday's season-opening 48-0 thrashing of North Carolina Central.

1.Milewski's delay
Nose guard Scott Vallone recovered the fumble for a touchdown, but it was a cleverly timed delayed blitz by linebacker David Milewski that led him to force he fumble, and allow Vallone to fall on it.

2. Special speed
Rutgers wants speed on its special teams, including its kick coverage, which is why Jordan Thomas, Marcus Cooper and Mason Robinson were among seven defensive backs on the unit.

3. Robinson rockin' nickel back:
Robinson didn't win a starting cornerback spot, but he brings toughness and the right combination of speed and coverage ability to be the nickel back.

4. Martinek's move
Brandon Coleman enjoyed the fruits of the 44-yard touchdown pass from Gary Nova, but it was all set up by great protection, which included running back-turned-fullback Joe Martinek making a key block to give Nova more time.

5. Warren's 10 cents worth
Wayne Warren dabbled in linebacker in special packages last season, and as the "dime" play in the six defensive back scheme, he found himself close to the line and playing a pseudo-linebacker spot.

6. Glaud back at home
Ka'Lial Glaud is now a defensive end, but late in the third quarter Glaud was at his more familiar weakside linebacker position. 7. Sanu at RB
Looking for different looks, one came when receiver Mohamed Sanu lined up in the backfield and then headed out on a pass pattern. Just one more thing North Carolina will have to prepare for next week.

8. Coleman feeling special
Not only did the 6-foot-6 Coleman make his debut and catch a touchdown pass, but he is also part of the punt protection team. His length is helpful on the right side of the punt protection team.

9. Huggins' spin cycle
It goes as a 1-yard run, but it looked pretty, and probably no other running back on the roster could do it. Running back Savon Huggins' first career touchdown came when he was met at the line of scrimmage, but he made a nifty spin and scored.

10. The fullback weapon
Dropped passes and poor throws kept the Rutgers' fullbacks from make an impact offensively, but it is one more thing defenses will have to concern themselves with as new offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti went to Joe Martinek and Michael Burton several times in the passing game.

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