October 7, 2007

Did you notice?

The big plays. The touchdowns. The final score. You've seen them all, so let's take a look at some of the things that might have slipped beneath the radar. In our latest "Did You Notice" piece, Bobby Deren takes a look at Pete Tverdov, Brandon Bing and other Scarlet Knights making noise this weekend.

Did you notice…

- Pete Tverdov's high motor?
Pete Tverdov was always around the action and led the defense with 8 tackles. Tverdov was one of the constants on a defense that played decent, but was still very shaky at times.

- how quickly Cincinnati struck back?
Follwing Devin McCourty's touchdown, a shuffle pass on 3rd and 10 to Butler Benton gained 16 yards and got the Bearcats' motor going. The play led to a drive that resulted in a 15 yard Mauk touchdown pass. On the drive, the no huddle offense seemed to confuse the Rutgers defense. The Scarlet Knight defense was out of rhythm for the first time of the evening.

- Kevin Brock in for Shamar Graves?.
Kevin Brock was getting the minutes previously allotted to Shamar Graves. He dropped a first quarter pass in the flat with a chance to keep the Scarlet Knights out of a 3rd and long. But Brock came back and did hang on to two passes for a total of 6 yards.

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