Boxscore
Utah 26, Pittsburgh 14
Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 PM
Location - Heinz Field
Attendance - 43719

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 3 10 3 10 26
Pittsburgh 14 0 0 0 14

Recap

Coleman Peterson kicked four field goals, and Utah rallied from an early 11-point deficit to top host Pittsburgh 26-14 in a battle of offensive futility.

Derrick Shelby's 21-yard interception return for a touchdown in the closing minutes sealed it for Utah (3-3, 0-3 Pac-12), which improved to 3-0 all-time against Pitt and 9-0 against current Big East members.

It was the second straight miserable game of quarterbacking for the Panthers (3-4, 1-1 Big East). After being picked off four times in last week's 34-10 loss at Rutgers, Pitt starter Tino Sunseri and freshman backup Trey Anderson went a combined 9-for-29 for 40 yards.

The teams combined for more punts (16) than Pitt first downs (12), and Utah held the Panthers to a meager 120 total yards -- 36 in the second half.

John White IV matched a season high with 174 yards on 35 carries for the Utes, but even their lone offensive score wasn't pretty: Jon Hays connected with Luke Matthews on a 33-yard touchdown pass that was tipped by a Pitt defender.

The Panthers' two scores came via special teams and gave them a 14-13 halftime edge. After Utah grabbed a 3-0 lead, Buddy Jackson took the ensuing kick 98 yards for Pitt's first kickoff return touchdown since 2006.

The Panthers made it 14-3 when Andrew Taglianetti blocked a punt deep in Utah territory and Antwuan Reed returned it 10 yards for the score. It was the sixth blocked punt of the junior defensive back's career.

Peterson matched his total of four field goals in Utah's first five games.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:08
Utah   FG  Pittsburgh 0 - Utah 3
1st Quarter - 4:52
Pittsburgh   TD  Pittsburgh 7 - Utah 3
1st Quarter - 2:47
Pittsburgh   TD  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 3
2nd Quarter - 3:15
Utah   FG  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 6
2nd Quarter - 2:07
Utah   TD  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 13
3rd Quarter - 11:24
Utah   FG  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 16
4th Quarter - 7:45
Utah   FG  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 19
4th Quarter - 1:12
Utah   TD  Pittsburgh 14 - Utah 26
TEAMS

Team Records

  Utah Pittsburgh
W/L 3 - 3 - 0 3 - 4 - 0
Conference 0 - 3 - 0 1 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Utah Pittsburgh
Score 26 14
First Downs 19 12
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-18
39%
3-for-15
20%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 251 120
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 52-124 31-70
Average/Rush 2.4 2.3
Passing
Comp-Att 14-23 9-30
Passing Yards 127 50
Average/Pass Play 4.2 1.4
Penalties-Yards 10-97 8-75
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 37:59 22:01

PLAYER STATS

Utah (3 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Hays 14/23 127 1 0
Pittsburgh (3 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Sunseri 4/11 38 0 0
T. Anderson 5/19 12 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. White IV 36 171 4.8 0
H. Langi 2 3 1.5 0
D. Anderson 1 2 2.0 0
J. Hays 9 -34 -3.8 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
R. Graham 12 46 3.8 0
T. Anderson 7 24 3.4 0
R. Jones 1 9 9.0 0
D. Street 1 6 6.0 0
C. Saddler 1 5 5.0 0
T. Sunseri 9 -20 -2.2 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Anderson 4 43 10.8 0
L. Matthews 2 39 19.5 1
R. Dunn 1 26 26.0 0
K. Scott 1 7 7.0 0
G. McNabb 1 5 5.0 0
J. Hays 1 4 4.0 0
J. White IV 2 3 1.5 0
K. Moeai 1 3 3.0 0
D. Rogers 1 -3 -3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Jones 2 16 8.0 0
D. Carswell 1 15 15.0 0
R. Graham 3 10 3.3 0
H. Graham 2 9 4.5 0
A. Gonzalez 1 0 0.0 0
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