The Scarlet Knights used an eight-play, 85-yard touchdown drive, capped off by a Jeremy Deering 19-yard rush to score the quarters only TD.
The game enters the final quarter tied 10-10.
Deering, a wide receiver, a rushed for 108 yards on 20 carries.
Syracuse tied the game at 10-10 on its second possession of the quarter when freshman kicker Ross Krautman nailed a 48-yard field goal.
The Orange marched to the Rutgers’ 18-yard line but Nassib was sacked twice to force a field goal try.
The fourth quarter will start with Syracuse facing a fourth-down punting situation.