Kenny Pickett threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to V'Lique Carter with 38 seconds remaining, and Pittsburgh rallied to beat Duke 33-30 on Saturday night after wasting a 23-point lead.
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- QB Pickett returns, but WR Tipton out for season
- Pitt loses DE Weaver for season with torn ACL
- UF loses LB Johnson to Pitt; Jackson enters portal
- Pass-first Pitt? Panthers believe big play is back
After being held out of last week's win over Delaware as a precaution, Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett will be back in action against Duke, coach Pat Narduzzi said Thursday. Receiver Tre Tipton, however, is out for the season after knee surgery.
Backup Nick Patti capped a fourth-quarter drive with a touchdown pass to help Pittsburgh survive a scare from Delaware, 17-14, on Saturday.
Michigan fans might want to burn their khakis, the top of the SEC continues to roll and the "Pitt Special" is introduced.
Wide receiver Aaron Mathews hit quarterback Kenny Pickett on a 3-yard, fourth-down touchdown pass with 56 seconds remaining, and Pittsburgh stunned No. 15 UCF 35-34 on Saturday.
Kicking off with a conference game that wasn't a conference game, it was a bad week along the Atlantic coast.
It wasn't always pretty on a weekend in which there were zero matchups of ranked teams, but at least it was entertaining.