* Tom Savage had one of the most efficient games of his career--minus the two interceptions--as he completed 13-of-17 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns.
Savage's first pass of the game was an interception, but he responded from that by throwing a four-yard touchdown pass to Scott Orndoff on the next drive.
At the end of the half, he connected with Tyler Boyd for a 34-yard touchdown reception as time expired. Pitt took a 35-6 halftime lead into the locker room.
* Even though it was a great performance for the offense, this win wouldn't be possible without the play of the defense.
Despite allowing 27 points, Donald spearheaded this defensive effort. He alone finished with five tackles, four tackles for losses and two sacks.
* I think we're getting a glimpse, based on two games, as to what Paul Chryst wants to do with his running game. In the opener against Florida State, both backs ran the ball nine times each with minimal success. Today, both backs rushed for over 100 yards. It was the first time since October 20, 2007, that two Pitt running backs rushed for over 100 yards in the same game (LeSean McCoy, LaRoad Stephens-Howling) since October 20, 2007 against Cincinnati.
After the game, though excited about crossing the century mark in just his second collegiate game, Conner said he was inspired by Isaac Bennett's performance. Conner rushed for 119 and two touchdowns, Bennett for 101 yards and two touchdowns.
* And last but not least, the play of Tyler Boyd. He finished with 195 all-purpose yards; a 33-yard run that went for a touchdown, 134 yards receiving on six catches, including a 34-yard touchdown and a 51-yarder that led to Pitt's first score of the day, along with a 22-yard kickoff return.
While it is two games, it has been two very impressive games. Boyd has touched the ball a total of 17 times, has amassed 346 yards. If Boyd didn't play another game this year, those would be pretty good numbers for a freshman. Fortunately for him, and for Pitt, this might be just scratching the surface on what he will be able to do this year.