Rutgers vs Notre Dame Recap - Fighting Irish Win 29-16
|Rutgers vs Notre Dame Recap - Fighting Irish Win 29-16|
Tommy Rees's 319-yard performance through the air was the key in Notre Dame's 29-16 win over Rutgers on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
The Fighting Irish won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Cam McDaniel rushed for 80 yards, while Tarean Folston added 73 yards in the win. Troy Niklas and TJ Jones added 76 and 66 receiving yards respectively.
Paul James rushed for 48 yards for Rutgers, while Chas Dodd added 24 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 156 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Brandon Coleman and Tyler Kroft had 65 and 43 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by Notre Dame 494-236 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 31-16 by the Fighting Irish.
Rutgers lost the time of possession battle 38:16/21:44, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.