Tar Heels Down Rutgers 17-13 - Match Report
The Tar Heels grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Saturday, winning 17-13 at Rutgers Stadium.
North Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 44.5.
T.J. Yates completed 22 of 30 pass attempts for 204 yards for the Tar Heels in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Scarlet Knights defense.
Mohamed Sanu rushed for 41 yards for Rutgers, while Joe Martinek added 30 yards. Tom Savage threw for 150 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mohamed Sanu and Jordan Thomas had 74 and 44 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by North Carolina 295-244 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 15-14 by the Tar Heels.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 35:39, longer than the 24:21 of their opponents.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against East Carolina. Rutgers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tulane.