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Keys to success for Pitt against Penn State

As we know, Pitt faces an uphill battle against ranked Penn State this weekend. The Panthers enter the game as a heavy underdog and there’s good reason for that.

Still, bigger upsets have happened and there is a path here for the Panthers to, at a minimum, keep things close. What is that path? Here are some things Pitt needs to do to have a chance on Saturday.

Control the Clock

Time of possession is not always a great indicator of how a game has gone. Pitt, after all, actually won that metric in the Oklahoma State disaster of a few years back.