Penguins vs Panthers Final: 31-17 - Recap
|Penguins vs Panthers Final: 31-17 - Recap|
The Penguins were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Panthers by a score of 31-17 at Heinz Field.
Kurt Hess completed 13 of 23 pass attempts for 154 yards for the Penguins in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ray Graham rushed for 71 yards for Pittsburgh, while Isaac Bennett added 42 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 239 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Mike Shanahan and Devin Street had 54 and 51 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Youngstown State 381-369 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Penguins.
The time of possession battle favored Youngstown State as their offense was on the field for 35:10, longer than the 24:50 of their opponents.