Thorne leads No. 11 Spartans past No. 13 Pitt in Peach Bowl
Payton Thorne’s 22-yard touchdown pass to Jayden Reed gave No. 11 Michigan State the lead with less than three minutes remaining and the Spartans overcame an 11-point deficit to beat No. 13 Pittsburgh 31-21 on Thursday night in the Peach Bowl.
No. 21 Pitt's holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20
21 Pittsburgh sacked Louisville quarterback Malik Cunningham seven times in a 23-20 victory on Saturday. Pitt limited Louisville to 223 total yards — less than half of its season average coming in — and picked off Cunningham three times, including twice in the fourth quarter. Cunningham completed just 9 of 21 passes for 107 yards and a touchdown to go with three picks. Louisville running back Javian Hawkins scored on a 75-yard sprint but otherwise managed just 3 yards rushing on his other 12 attempts. BIG PICTURELouisville: The Cardinals were hoping to take another significant step forward in coach Scott Satterfield's second season.