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Oct. 28, 2017

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Virginia Game Notes

Pitt 31, Virginia 14
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
Heinz Field

Team Notes

– UVA is now 3-7 all-time against Pitt

– UVA is now 0-4 all-time at Heinz Field

– DB Joey Blount made his first collegiate start at cornerback

– WR Braedon Urie made his collegiate debut on special teams

Offensive Player Notes

– WR Joe Reed returned his first kick of the game for a career-long 69 yards

– HB Olamide Zaccheaus finished eight receptions, extending his streak of games with a catch to 24 games

– Zaccheaus is now tied for No. 7 all-time with Perry Jones in career receptions with 129

– WR Hasise Dubois’ 19-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was his first career score

– TE Richard Burney’s two-yard touchdown reception is his third career catch and his second career touchdown

– With 212 passing yards, Kurt Benkert recorded his 12th career game of 200 yards or more of passing, pushing him to No. 4 all-time at UVA. He is tied with Aaron Brooks

– Benkert now has 4,570 career passing yards, pushing up to No. 9 all-time at UVA

Defensive Player Notes

– With nine tackles, Quin Blanding passed Jamie Sharper (435) for the all-time UVA career record. Blanding now has a UVA record 441 career tackles

– Blanding now ranks No. 21 all-time in ACC history with 441 tackles

– Blanding recorded his second interception of the season and 8th of his career in the third quarter

– ILB Micah Kiser had seven tackles, pushing him past Anthony Poindexter (342) for No. 12 all-time at UVA. Kiser now has 345 career stops

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