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Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman can't quite bring in a high pass in the end zone as Syracuse cornerback Brandon Reddish gives him a push.
Quarterback Ryan Nassib fires a pass in Syracuse's 23-15 loss to Rutgers Saturday.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knight mascot runs up as if to kick Otto the Orange.
Rutgers tight end D.C. Jefferson can't make a leaping grab in the end zone.
Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh celebrates the Orange's touchdown in the second quarter in Piscataway, N.J.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales hauls in a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter, cutting Rutgers' lead to 23-15.
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib scrambles, looking for a running lane.
Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone looks on as Syracuse falls to Rutgers 23-15.
Syracuse running back Adonis Ameen-Moore takes a carry up the middle to the end zone in the second quarter.
Rutgers running back Jawan Jamison gives a stiff arm to Syracuse linebacker Siriki Diabate as he runs upfield.
Syracuse linebackers Dyshawn Davis (35) and Marquis Spruill (11) are among a group of defenders trying to stuff the Rutgers offense.
Quarterback Ryan Nassib trots off the field during Saturday's loss.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales tosses the ball away.
Syracuse safety Durell Eskridge (3) tries to bring down Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman.
Prince-Tyson Gulley looks for some running room around center Macky MacPherson.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales leaps for an incoming pass.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales makes a catch in the air.
A Rutgers receiver is upended by Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas (right).
Syracuse wide receiver Chris Clark breaks away after making a catch and heads to the end zone for a 40-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Syracuse running back Jerome Smith is dragged down by a defender.
(From left) Syracuse linebacker Siriki Diabate and defensive linemen Jay Bromley and Brandon Sharpe gang tackle a Rutgers player.
The Rutgers student section cheers as the Scarlet Knights defeat Syracuse 23-15 on Saturday.
A view from the top of High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J.
Syracuse linebacker Siriki Diabate lays a hard hit on Rutgers tight end D.C. Jefferson.
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova hands to running back Jawan Jamison as Rutgers tries to get out of its own end zone.
Ryan Nassib sits on the sidelines during Syracuse's 23-15 loss to Rutgers.
Linebacker Steve Beauharnais (42) leads the Rutgers celebration after the game.
Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone prior to the game.
Rutgers' knight mascot comes out on the field on a horse before the game.
A look at the tailgate outside of High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J.
Syracuse tight end Beckett Wales (85) and the rest of the Orange try and get pumped up before the game.
Rutgers players prepare to run out of the tunnel before kickoff.
Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman makes a one-handed catch with Syracuse cornerback Keon Lyn (8) in tight coverage.
Quarterback Ryan Nassib (12) barks out signals to his offense in Saturday's game against Rutgers.
Quarterback Ryan Nassib looks for an open receiver.
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova looks to pass.
Syracuse wide receiver Jarrod West loses his balance as he battles Rutgers defensive back Logan Ryan.
Running back Jerome Smith looks for a lane to run.
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova scrambles away from Syracuse defenders.
Wide receiver Alec Lemon is brought down after making a catch.
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