Panthers Fall 41-13 Against Florida State - Game Recap
Jameis Winston threw for 356 yards to lead the Seminoles over Pittsburgh 41-13 on Monday in Week 1 action at Heinz Field.
Florida State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
James Wilder rushed for 58 yards, while Devonta Freeman added 52 yards in the win. Rashad Greene and Kenny Shaw added 126 and 94 receiving yards respectively.
Tyler Boyd rushed for 54 yards for Pittsburgh, while Isaac Bennett added 35 yards. Tom Savage threw for 201 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Tyler Boyd had 141 and 26 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Florida State 533-297 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-16 by the Seminoles.
The time of possession battle favored Florida State as their offense was on the field for 35:08, longer than the 24:52 of their opponents.
Florida State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Nevada. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Mexico.