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Pitt falls to Notre Dame 20-14

Pitt falls to Notre Dame 20-14

The Pitt offense couldn't handle the smothering Notre Dame defense and Pitt fell to 3-2 on the season. Heisman Trophy candidate Larry Fitzgerald finished with 5 catches for 79 yards and 2 touchdowns and extended his touchdown reception streak to 11 games, but he was all the offense that Pitt could muster.

Notre Dame used a pounding rushing attack led by the sensational Julius Jones, who finished with 262 yards on 24 carries. The Irish were better on both the offensive and defensive lines and that was the story of the game. The Pittsburgh defense did produce many outstanding stops on 3rd and 4th downs to keep giving the ball back to the Panther offense, but they were not able to... Recommended Stories

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