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Football Falls To Pitt, 35-23

Football Falls To Pitt, 35-23

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) – James Conner ran for two touchdowns and broke three of Tony Dorsett’s records, Pittsburgh secured bowl eligibility by beating Miami 35-23 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. 

Quarterback Chris Voytik threw for a score and ran for another for Pittsburgh (6-6, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), which won its final two games to earn a seventh-straight bowl opportunity.

GAME LINKS
Box Score Highlights
Quotes Condensed Replay
Notes Full Replay
 
SCORING SUMMARY
1st Quarter
TD J. Conner 13 yd rush
FG M. Badgley 40 yd FG
TD C. Voytik 13 yd pass
2nd Quarter
TD B. Kaaya 51 yd pass
TD J. Conner 2 yd rush
FG M. Badgley 48 yd FG
3rd Quarter
TD B. Kaaya 17 yd pass
TD C. James 15 yd rush
TD M. Badgley 36 yd FG
4th Quarter
FG C. Voytik 1 yd rush
 
TEAM STATS
 
22 1st Downs 21
360 Total Yards 421
134 Passing 296
226 Rushing 125
6-50 Penalties 7-57
0 Turnovers 0
32:01 Possession 27:59
 
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Passing
  PLAYER C/ATT YDS TD INT
Kaaya 22/45 296 2 0
Voytik 8/12 134 1 0
Rushing
  PLAYER CAR YDS AVG TD
Johnson 18 89 4.9 0
Conner 16 75 4.7 2
Receiving
  PLAYER REC YDS AVG TD
Dorsett 5 103 20.6 1
Boyd 5 72 14.4 1
 

 

Duke Johnson ran for 89 yards and passed Ottis Anderson for No. 1 on Miami’s all-time rushing list. Phillip Dorsett caught a 51-yard touchdown pass and became the seventh player with 2,000 receiving yards for the Hurricanes (6-6, 3-5), who dropped their third straight and lost consecutive home games for the first time since October 2012.

Johnson ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass from Brad Kaaya, who has thrown at least one touchdown pass in all 12 games in his freshman season.