Boxscore
Rutgers 35, Arkansas 26
Saturday, September 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
Attendance - 72543

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Rutgers 0 14 14 7 35
Arkansas 10 0 3 13 26

Recap


Rutgers 35, Arkansas 26: Gary Nova threw a career-high five touchdown passes as the visiting Scarlet Knights won a shootout to remain undefeated.

Nova completed 25 of 35 passes for a career-best 397 yards for Rutgers (4-0).

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson returned to action after missing time with a concussion, completing 20 of 39 passes for 419 yards and three touchdowns. Cobi Hamilton caught 10 passes for a school-record 303 yards and three scores for Arkansas (1-3).

Wilson hit Hamilton for touchdown passes of 10 and 80 yards early in the fourth quarter, bringing the Razorbacks within 28-26. Nova responded with a 60-yard touchdown to Mark Harrison to push Rutgers’ lead to 35-26 with 7:18 remaining.

Down 10-0 after one quarter, Nova threw touchdown passes to Jawan Jamison (10 yards), Brandon Coleman (19 yards) and Coleman again (38 yards) as Rutgers built a 21-10 advantage five minutes into the third quarter. Nova found Paul Carrezola for a 2-yard touchdown with 2:24 to go in the third to give the Scarlet Knights a 28-13 advantage.

Three Rutgers receivers – Brandon Coleman (89 yards), Mark Harrison (87 yards) and Quron Pratt (85 yards) – combined for 15 receptions.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Arkansas finished 2-for-11 on third-down conversions. … Rutgers finished with 526 yards of total offense while the Razorbacks had 492. … Jamison rushed for 119 yards, the fifth game in a row he has rushed for more than 100 yards.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:19
Arkansas   FG  Arkansas 3 - Rutgers 0
1st Quarter - 0:20
Arkansas   TD  Arkansas 10 - Rutgers 0
2nd Quarter - 9:34
Rutgers   TD  Arkansas 10 - Rutgers 7
2nd Quarter - 1:30
Rutgers   TD  Arkansas 10 - Rutgers 14
3rd Quarter - 10:33
Rutgers   TD  Arkansas 10 - Rutgers 21
3rd Quarter - 5:44
Arkansas   FG  Arkansas 13 - Rutgers 21
3rd Quarter - 2:24
Rutgers   TD  Arkansas 13 - Rutgers 28
4th Quarter - 12:36
Arkansas   TD  Arkansas 20 - Rutgers 28
4th Quarter - 8:19
Arkansas   TD  Arkansas 26 - Rutgers 28
4th Quarter - 7:20
Rutgers   TD  Arkansas 26 - Rutgers 35
TEAMS

Team Records

  Rutgers Arkansas
W/L 4 - 0 - 0 1 - 3 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Rutgers Arkansas
Score 35 26
First Downs 26 17
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-15
33%
2-for-11
18%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 525 492
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 39-128 19-73
Average/Rush 3.3 3.8
Passing
Comp-Att 25-35 20-39
Passing Yards 397 419
Average/Pass Play 11.3 10.5
Penalties-Yards 10-64 7-65
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 39:02 20:58

PLAYER STATS

Rutgers (4 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Nova 25/35 397 5 0
Arkansas (1 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Wilson 20/39 419 3 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Jamison 33 118 3.6 0
J. Deering 3 26 8.7 0
G. Nova 1 -12 -12.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 6 47 7.8 0
K. Davis 10 17 1.7 0
T. Wilson 2 7 3.5 0
J. Williams 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Coleman 6 89 14.8 2
M. Harrison 4 87 21.8 1
Q. Pratt 5 85 17.0 0
T. Wright 5 57 11.4 0
T. Kroft 1 42 42.0 0
J. Jamison 2 23 11.5 1
M. Burton 1 12 12.0 0
P. Carrezola 1 2 2.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Hamilton 10 303 30.3 3
B. Mitchell 4 42 10.5 0
M. McKay 1 32 32.0 0
D. Wilson 2 30 15.0 0
C. Gragg 2 8 4.0 0
A. Tate 1 4 4.0 0
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