Nov. 5, 2011
Sophomore DL Aaron Donald made his first career start at defensive end.
PK Kevin Harper's 52-yard first quarter field goal marks the longest collegiate FG in Heinz Field history, surpassing West Virginia's Pat McAfee's 51-yarder on Nov. 16, 2006. Harper's 52-yarder ties the Heinz Field collegiate and pro record, which Steelers PK Jeff Reed set in 2010 against Atlanta.
Harper's 52-yarder also marks a career-long for the junior. His three field goals on the evening tied a career-high. He also kicked three field goals against USF earlier this year.
LB Todd Thomas' second quarter interception with a 39-yard return marks the first INT of his career.
DL Brandon Lindsey has now recorded four sacks this season. He has 14.0 career sacks.
Freshman LB LaQuentin Smith recorded his first career sack in the third quarter.
QB Tino Sunseri rushed for a career-high 64 yards on 16 carries. His previous career-high was 53 yards against Kentucky last season in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
WR Devin Street finished with a career-high eight receptions, which resulted in 118 yards on the night. The contest marked his second career 100-yard receiving game.
Sophomore DB K'Waun Williams' fourth quarter interception marked the first of his career.
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