A one-yard touchdown run by running back Adonis Ameen-Moore has helped the Syracuse Orange tie the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 7-7, in a Big East Conference football game at High Point Solutions Stadium. The contest is at halftime.
Ameen-Moore's second touchdown of the season capped off a 12-play, 80-yard drive that ended with 1:32 to go in the second quarter. The march was highlighted by a 16-yard rush by running back Jerome Smith, who carried the ball four times for 27 yard on the drive. Senior quarterback Ryan Nassib also tossed a 13-yard pass to senior wide receiver Alec Lemon to convert a 3rd-and-4 situation at the Scarlet Knight 37-yard line.
Rutgers scored the game's first touchdown of the game in the first quarter. Senior running back Jawan Jamison punched the ball into the end zone to cap an impressive 10-play, 93-yard drive that ended with 4:52 to play in the quarter. The march was highlighted by a 43-yard catch-and-run by junior wide receiver Brandon Coleman, who was tackled as the SU one-yard line. Two plays later, Jamison scored on a halfback dive.
Overall, the Scarlet Knight have outgained the Orange in total yards, 133-123. Neither team has a turnover in the game. The Orange did miss a 50-yard field goal attempt early in the second quarter.