Pitt rushed for over 250 yards for the fourth-consecutive game. In the contest, Pitt’s backs combined for 252 yards on 41 attempts (6.1 yards per carry).
Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman had his best game of the year. He finished with a season-high 280 yards passing, which was the most a Pitt quarterback has recorded since Pitt beat Georgia Tech in 2014.
Pitt freshman receiver Aaron Mathews started his first game as a Panther and also caught his first pass of his career.
Sophomore linebacker Oluwaseun Idowu recorded a career-high seven tackles.
Pitt receiver Jester Weah pulled in a career-high seven catches for 16 yards, which was also a career-best. His 176 yards were the most tallied by a Pitt player since Greg Lee had 188 yards at Syracuse in 2004.
James Conner scored a rushing touchdown for the 13th-straight game. He continues improving on his Pitt school record in consecutive games with a rushing touchdown.
Freshman wide receiver Tre Tipton caught his first career touchdown. Tipton also took three carries for 26 yards.