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Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Georgia Tech: Aaron Donald, November 2, 2013

Five Facts about Aaron Donald vs. Georgia Tech

  1. Donald had a historic performance in Pitt's first ACC game vs. GT.
  2. The senior DT had 11 tackles and an incredible 6.0 tackles for loss.
  3. Donald also forced two Yellow Jacket fumbles and tallied a sack.
  4. The performance, one of the best in Pitt history, garnered national attention.
  5. Donald would go on to win four major national defensive awards at season's end.
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Legends of the Game - Dion Lewis vs. North Carolina, Meineke Car Care Bowl, Dec. 26, 2009

Five Facts about Dion Lewis

  1. Lewis rushed for 159 yards and a TD in Pitt's last-minute 19-17 win over UNC.
  2. He broke Tony Dorsett's 33-year-old Pitt freshman rushing record in the game.
  3. Lewis also added to his Pitt frosh scoring record, with his TD giving him 108 points for the year.
  4. The victory secured Pitt's first 10-win season since 1981.
  5. Lewis was also named MVP of the 2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl for his efforts.
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Legends of the Game - Pitt vs the Big 12: Larry Fitzgerald at Texas A&M, Sept. 28, 2003

Five Facts about Larry Fitzgerald

  1. Fitzgerald caught 3 TDs in Pitt's last win against a Big 12 foe.
  2. The sophomore WR finished with seven catches for 135 yards.
  3. The No. 17 Panthers defeated the Aggies 37-26 in the game.
  4. Fitzgerald recorded a TD catch in his 10th consecutive contest.
  5. A&M's Dennis Franchione called Fitzgerald, "as good a receiver as I've ever seen."

Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: Billy Owens, DB, 1983, 1985-87

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Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: Billy Owens, DB, 1983, 1985-87

Five Facts about Billy Owens

  1. Had one of the most memorable plays in Pitt history vs. Penn State
  2. Returned an interception 69 yards for a TD in 1987
  3. The last-minute play sealed Pitt's 10-0 win over the Nittany Lions
  4. Helped the Panthers shut out PSU for first time since 1955
  5. Also lettered for the '83 Pitt team that tied PSU

Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: The 1963 Pitt Team

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Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: The 1963 Pitt Team

Five Facts about the 1963 Pitt Team

  1. Defeated Penn State 22-21 in a thrilling game at Pitt Stadium
  2. The game was delayed to Dec. 7 because of JFK's assassination
  3. Pitt was 8-1 and Penn State was 7-2 entering the big game
  4. The Panthers kicked a late go-ahead field goal and PSU missed its own late FG
  5. The result ended Pitt's three-game losing streak vs. PSU

Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: Tony Dorsett, RB, 1973-76

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Legends of the Game - Pitt vs. Penn State: Tony Dorsett, RB, 1973-76

Five Facts about Tony Dorsett vs. Penn State

  1. Tallied 224 yards on 38 carries in 1976 against Penn State in Pitt's 24-7 win
  2. Broke the NCAA single-season rushing record in the game
  3. Also became the first back in NCAA history with 6,000 career yards that night
  4. Rushed for 173 yards in the second half alone
  5. His two TDs helped Pitt win a crucial game on its way to the national title
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