Bulldogs Down Rutgers 52-51 - Match Report
Derek Carr sliced and diced the Scarlet Knights defense for 470 yards as Fresno State handed Rutgers a 52-51 defeat on Thursday at Bulldog Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Bulldogs were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 54.5.
Marteze Waller rushed for 30 yards, while Josh Quezada added 29 yards in the win. Davante Adams and Isaiah Burse added 148 and 118 receiving yards respectively.
Paul James rushed for 182 yards for Rutgers, while Savon Huggins added 15 yards. Gary Nova threw for 348 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Leonte Carroo and Brandon Coleman had 124 and 105 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by Fresno State 551-543 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 33-22 by the Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 31:48, longer than the 28:12 of their opponents.
Fresno State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Cal Poly. Rutgers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Norfolk St.