Pitt-GT: What did the Panthers accomplish?

PantherMore.com gives you Pitt's accomplishments in the Panthers' 37-34 win over Georgia Tech Saturday at Heinz Field.


This was the Pitt’s fifth consecutive game of at least 200 yards rushing. The offense gained 215 yards on the ground on a total of 42 carries and was led by James Conner with 60 yards on 14 carries.

After Saturday’s game, Pitt has had eight different players score a touchdown this season.

It was Pitt’s fifth consecutive game of at least 400 yards of total offense. Quarterback Nathan Peterman overcame a late-game, costly fumble that led to a go-ahead touchdown for the Yellow Jackets. Peterman completed 14 of 20 passes for 192 yards.

The Panthers were able to score 10 points in the last 3:50 seconds to win the game. Defensive tackle Tyrique Jarrett's stop on fourth-and-one and tight end Scott Orndoff’s 74-yard touchdown grab were the keys to the comeback.

Defensive end Ejuan Price and nose tackle Mike Herndon both recorded sacks today. Price has at least one sack in six consecutive games.

Defensive tackle Shakir Soto registered a career-high 8 tackles and 2 tackles for a loss.

Kicker Chris Blewitt went 3 for 3 and broke Pitt’s record for most field goals in a career with 52.

Pitt won the time of possession battle again by a margin of 30:21 to 29:39. Pitt is now 3-2 when it has more time of possession.


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