PISCATAWAY, New Jersey (Ticker) -- Rutgers continues to sink lower and lower.
Aaron Leeper ran for 153 yards and Randall Secky threw three touchdowns as Buffalo had little trouble en route to its first victory of the season, a 34-11 triumph over Rutgers.
The Scarlet Knights have lost 28 of 35 games since the start of the 1999 season, with two of those victories coming against the Bills. But Rutgers did little Saturday and and has lost its first two games for the first time since 1999.
Ryan Sands kicked a 24-yard field goal with 3:01 left in the first quarter to give the Scarlet Knights a 3-0 lead. But the Bills responded with a 16-point third quarter and never looked back.
Leeper had a 26-yard touchdown run just seven seconds into the second quarter to give Buffalo (1-1) the lead for good. Dallas Pelz missed the extra point but kicked a 45-yard field goal less than three minutes later for a 9-0 edge.
Secky connected with Andre Ford on a 12-yard touchdown with 1:40 left in the first half. Forde caught an eight-yard touchdown from Secky four minutes later for a 24-3 cushion and the duo connected on a four-yarder with three minutes left in the game.
Secky completed a 18-of-24 passes for 201 yards. Forde caught seven passes for 75 yards as the Bills gained 374 yards on offense.
Buffalo's defense was outstanding, recording three sacks and three interceptions. Rutgers (0-2) was held to just 221 yards and averaged only three yards per play.
Ted Trump completed 16 of his 38 passes for 166 yards and threw the Scarlet Knights' only touchdown, a five-yarder to Chris Baker in the fourth quarter.