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Utah Vs. Pitt Score Update: Pitt Blocks A Punt, Takes 14-3 Lead

On Pittsburgh first drive of the game, they wound up having to punt with quarterback Tino Sunseri and where no where. Their defense allowed Utah to move down the field and kick a field goal to go up 3-0. On the next play, however, the Panthers returned the kickoff 98 yards for a quick touchdown and a 7-3 lead.

On the Utes' very next drive, the Panthers' defense held up and forced a three-and-out after a sack on third and long by Aaron Donald and Chas Alecxih. Utah lined up to punt and Pitt blocked the punt and returned it for a touchdown. Just like that, the Panthers are up 14-3 scoring twice on special teams. I don't know the stat for a team's win/loss record when scoring twice on special teams, but I would tend to think the likelihood of a victory is very high.

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Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.