BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Pittsburgh's players had heard the whispers and seen the numbers.
With All-Atlantic Coast Conference tailback James Conner lost for the season to a torn MCL, the logic said, the Panthers couldn't run the ball. A 55-yard rushing effort in a 27-24 loss to Iowa two weeks ago did nothing to stop the talk. There was only one way to do that.
Enter Qadree Ollison.