Rutgers vs Florida International Recap - Scarlet Knights Win 19-14
The Scarlet Knights grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Golden Panthers on Saturday, winning 19-14 at FIU Stadium.
Rutgers did not, however, defeat the Golden Panthers against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Tom Savage completed 7 of 15 pass attempts for 72 yards for the Scarlet Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Panthers defense.
Jerimiah Harden rushed for 88 yards for Florida International, while Darrian Mallary added 30 yards. Wesley Carroll threw for 166 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Greg Ellingson and T.Y. Hilton had 66 and 49 yards respectively.
Florida International outgained Rutgers 371-172 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 15-8 by the Golden Panthers.
Florida International led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:17/28:43 split in that important category.
Next game, Rutgers takes its act home to face North Carolina looking for another win. For Florida International, they head on the road to face Texas A&M.