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Dodd ushers in new era for Rutgers

Freshman QB steps in to lead Scarlet Knights to come-from-behind win against UConn

Updated: October 9, 2010, 1:23 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Last September, Rutgers thought it found its starting quarterback for the next four years in freshman Tom Savage.

Thirteen months later, it appears Savage is out of a job, and the Chas Dodd Era has begun.

Dodd, a freshman himself, making his very first collegiate start -- on national television, no less -- completed 18 of 29 passes for 322 yards and two touchdowns Friday night in Rutgers' thrilling 27-24 win over UConn.

The highlights? His 52-yard touchdown ...

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