Fifth Down: Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh Notebook

Notes and Quotes from the Pittsburgh game.

NOTES: Coach Paul Pasqualoni is still one win shy of 100 for his Syracuse career...Pasqualoni is now 11-2 against Pittsburgh while at Syracuse, with both losses coming in the last two meetings...Walter Reyes's streak of 11 straight games with a rushing touchdown came to an end Saturday.

QUOTES: "On the passing game, we were a little bit hurried. Robin had to run around a bit. Pitt played solid in the coverage. Our margin of error was very slim."--SU coach Paul Pasqualoni.

"We struggled throwing the ball. We had some situations where we couldn't convert on third down. It's very disappointing. Our production was very poor."--SU offensive coordinator George DeLeone.

"We needed to make things happen and move up to the upper echelon of the Big East. We feel we gave this one away. With our offensive weapons, 49 yards passing is unacceptable."--SU tight end Joe Donnelly.

"He's a great receiver.We tried to limit some of the things he does, but we didn't stop him. We needed to bring our "A" game today, but we didn't."--SU cornerback Steve Gregory on Pittsburgh wide reciever Larry Fitzgerald and SU's performance.

"I don't think I played bad here today. Just look at the stats."--SU quarterback R.J. Anderson.

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