No-Huddle Numerology: Inside the Numbers of WVU vs. Rutgers

  1. Greg Schiano is 64-65 as the head coach of Rutgers University.  Schiano is 2-7 against Top 10 teams and 4-17 against Top 25 teams.  Schiano is 4-1 in bowl games.
  2. Rutgers enters Saturday’s game against the Mountaineers at 5-2 with both losses by a total of 4 points.
  3. Rutgers has been dominated in the WVU series with a series record of 4-32-2 and 16 straight losses by an average score of 41-16.  Last season, WVU fumbled 3 times in the Red Zone and won 35-14 in Morgantown.
  4. Rutgers enters the game a 7.0 point underdog at home.  Over the past 10 years, Rutgers is 60-53-1 against the spread and 16-12 as a home underdog.
  5. Rutgers is averaging 327.9 yards of offense per game.  At home, Rutgers’ offense is averaging 362.8 yards. 
  6. Rutgers’ defense allows 301.3 yards per game and 5.1 yards/play.  The defense is averaging 7.86 tackles for loss and 3.43 sacks per game.
  7. Rutgers returned 37 lettermen, 9 starters on offense and 5 starters on defense this season.
  8. Rutgers leaders: Rushing (Jawan Jamison  – 376 yards on 124 attempts, averaging 3.03 yards per carry), Passing (Gary Nova is completing 55.3% of his passes and averaging 148.3 yards per game while throwing 7 TDs and 5 INTs) and Receiving (Mohamed Sanu has 65 receptions for 683 yards and 6 TDs).  San San Te leads the team in scoring with 58 points (12 FGs, 22 PATs).
  9. Rutgers’ Red Zone Success is 77.42%. They have scored 24 times on 31 trips in the Red Zone this season (17 TDs, 7 FGs).
  10. Rutgers is +11 in the turnover margin for the season. 

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