Pittsburgh Falls 29-26 to Fighting Irish - Recap

Pittsburgh Falls 29-26 to Fighting Irish - Recap

Notre Dame earned a 29-26 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday in Week 10 action at Notre Dame Stadium.

Notre Dame won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.

Everett Golson completed 23 of 42 pass attempts for 227 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.

Ray Graham rushed for 172 yards for Pittsburgh, while Rushel Shell added 2 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 164 yards for the Panthers, while receivers J.P. Holtz and Mike Shanahan had 54 and 38 yards respectively.

Notre Dame outgained Pittsburgh 522-308 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 34-13 by the Fighting Irish.

Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 35:23/24:37, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Notre Dame takes its act on the road to face Boston College looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Connecticut.