10 in 10: Rutgers vs. Army

NEW YORK -- ScarletReport.com's post-game game package goes much deeper 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.

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 Saturday's 27-12 win against Army at Yankee Stadium.

1. Sanu, Sanu and Sanu
Quarterback Chas Dodd completed 17 passes, and 13 went to junior receiver Mohamed Sanu. And for good reason. Dodd didn't have to force any of the passes as Sanu was open often, including inexplicable 1-on-1 coverage outside on several plays.

2. Coleman's block party
Running back Jawan Jamison iced the game with a 56-yard touchdown run with 1:57 to play, but it wouldn't have happened unless receiver Brandon Coleman delivered a key block for about 15 yards to allow Jamison to finish the run.

3. Bad to worse
Dodd's first interception came in the third quarter and started with a poor play in which he rolled left, then throw against his momentum and try to force a ball down field. The design of the play and inadequate protection didn't allow Dodd to get any velocity on the throw, which is why it was intercepted.

4. Deering's steering
Sophomore running back Jeremy Deering finished with 64 yards on 14 carries, but he didn't play in the backfield again after he ran right and missed a huge hole on a key third down early in the fourth quarter.

5. Picking up the blitz
Coleman's 38-yard touchdown came because Dodd had stellar protection to allow the route to develop, which came when the backs picked up the blitz and allowed Dodd to step into his throw.

6. Nickel back
Just like against Navy, senior defensive back Patrick Kivlehan played a big role in defending Army's triple option. Kivelan played as a nickel back near the line of scrimmage and finished with seven tackles.

7. Fullback speed
Army's linebackers weren't fast enough to keep up with Rutgers fullback Michael Burton, which is why he slid into the slot for a 3-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and also had a 13 yard catch.

8. Te's slide
Placekicker San San Te missed the first extra point of his career, and it came as he slid and fell with his plan foot. The home plate area at Yankee Stadium was a mess, with the grounds crew working between plays to replace chunks of sod routinely being torn up.

9. Harrison's cameo
Rutgers receiver Mark Harrison (concussion) missed last week and was limited in practice, and also in the game. He played, but only a play or two.

10. Miles and Miles
Freshman receiver Miles Shuler was on punt return, blocking an Army gunner, but keep filed in your mind for next week the possibility of a reverse to Shuler. Rutgers continued to show it, twice lining Shuler up wide and running him on a fake reverse.

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