Panthers embarrass Rockets

Panthers embarrass Rockets

Tyler Palko was 12-for-15 for 179 yards and two touchdowns as the Pittsburgh Panthers had their way with the Toledo Rockets 45-3 at Heinz Field on Saturday.

The Panthers did more than enough to cover the 16-point spread at home, and the 48 points scored were OVER the posted total of 46.5.

Shane Brooks led a balanced running attack with 66 yards on nine carries, and Darrell Strong had four receptions for 52 yards and a score for the Panthers.

Aaron Opelt was 15-for-30 for only 92 yards and a pick, and also rushed 11 times for 57 yards. Jalen Parmele had nine carries for 38 yards for the Rockets.