"In the first half we pretty much did whatever we wanted," Navy QB Aaron Polanco said which included Polanco running for two touchdowns and throwing a 47-yard TD right before the half before taking most of the 2nd half off. By the time it was over, Navy hung 613 total yards on the Scarlet Knights with 357 accumulated by half-time.
"I'm surprised. I never saw this coming, not even a little bit", Schiano said. "What happened is that we played and coached less than our best at almost every juncture."
In a game that had bowl ramifications and with two weeks to prepare for Navy's offense, Rutgers appeared both surprised by Navy's option attack and mystified as to how to stop it. The result, Navy at 8-2 is on its way to a bowl game and Rutgers (4-6) has been eliminated from bowl contention and is assured of having its 12th consecutive losing season.
Lone Bright Spot:
Tres Moses who had 6 receptions and 1 TD, set the Rutgers single season reception mark formerly held by Marco Battaglia's (69 catches). His 74 receptions place him 3rd in all-time Big East receptions for a season. Moses needs just two receptions to jump to second place behind Larry Fitzgerld's 92 receptions in 2003.