FOS FRAME GAME: Pitt's Play-Action TD Pass

See how the Panthers used the threat of the run to set up a second-quarter touchdown against the Nittany Lions.

In a 42-39 win over Penn State in Pittsburgh Saturday, Pitt gashed the Nittany Lions for 341 net rushing yards. Workhorse back James Conner cranked out 117 of those yards.

Meanwhile, as a team, the Panthers passed for a mere 91 yards.

But when they got into the red zone, there was a much greater balance between the run and pass. All six of Pitt's TDs came from within the red zone — in fact, none was longer than 12 yards. And the TDs were evenly split between runs (three) and throws (three).

In this Frame Game play breakdown, we show you how the threat of the run set up the Panthers' third score of the day. Check it out above.

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