Rutgers 2012 Results International Bowl (First Game) Ball State 14 Rutgers 44 The Rutgers seniors wanted to go out with a bang. The defense looked shaky on the first drive, but ended up holding BSU to a FG attempt, which they missed. Rutgers would then go on a 27-0 run to close the half. Rutgers received to start the second half and Mohamed Sanu returned the ball 90 yards for a TD and a 31-0 lead. The Scarlet Knights would add a couple FGs in the 3rd quarter and give the second team players an opportunity to play the 4th quarter. A good beginning to the AbolishtheFed era. Unfortunately, Rutgers loses its all-time leading QB (Savage) and WR (Sanu), plus the top 4 pass catchers and leading tackler. Statistics -Sr QB Tom Savage 17-24 235 2 TD 0 INT -Jr HB Deantwan Williams 19-79 2 TD -So HB DJ Davis 6-32 -Sr TE DC Jefferson 4-63 -Sr WR Keith Stroud 3-48 1 TD -Sr WR Mohamed Sanu 3-43 1 TD -Sr FS Kaseem Greene 8 tackles 1 TFL -Jr DE Matt Hall 7 tackles 3 TFL 1 sack -Sr SS Patrick Kivlehan 7 tackles 1 TFL -Jr DE Andre Civil 6 tackles 2 TFL 1 sack -Ball State 259 total yards. 28 rushes 98 yards. 14-24 passing 161 yards 2 TD 2 INT. -Rutgers 321 total yards. 31 rushes 86 yards 2 TD. 17-24 235 yards 2 TD. -Ball State had 11 first downs and were held to 2-9 on third downs. -Rutgers had 16 first downs and executed 5-10 third downs.