A Record and another 150-yd+ Serving of Rice

Ray Rice ran past Terell Willis' (1993-95: 3,114 yards) old school rushing record on only his second carry of the game, becoming Rutgers' all-time leader in front of a national television audience. It made it all worthwhile as #15/16 Rutgers continued its winning ways by defeating Navy 41-24.

For the second consecutive week, Rutgers Stadium set a new attendance record, once again reaching the new benchmark of 3rd all-time. On this evening, in front of a national television audience, 43,514 fans came through the gates as Jr. RB Ray Rice needed only a pair of carries to run past the previous school record for rushing yards owned by Terell Willis (1993-95: 3,114 yards).

"I didn't know when I broke the record," stated Rice. "It just feels nice to have it. Football is obviously a team game, but to be on top of the record books at Rutgers University is a big thing."

Rice has continued in 2007 where he left off in 2006. However, the RU offense has a new wrinkle meshed in and fans became first-hand witnesses just before halftime as Jr. QB Mike Teel connected with Rice on a 22-yard pass play. Rice ran for 175 yards on the evening, including a pair of TDs, but also took in 3 receptions for 40 yards and a score.

SOR caught up with the 2007 Heisman Candidate after the conclusion of Rutgers 41-24 victory.

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