Game 3: Miami 43, PITTSBURGH 21

<b>THE SKINNY:</b> Coming off a 19-day layoff, the Hurricanes showed the typical rust during a damp Thursday night in Pittsburgh, trailing for the first time all season before grinding to a 23-7 halftime lead and cruising to the win. Clinton Portis ran for 131 yards and tallied a career-high three touchdowns.<br>
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<b>QUOTABLE:</b>  “We didn't play like we wanted to be No. 1.” – Safety Ed Reed.<br>
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<b>PICTURED:</b> University of Miami defensive end <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT007920" title="Andrew Williams" href="/topic/sports/andrew-williams-PESPT007920.topic">Andrew Williams</a> (99) hits University of Pittsburgh running back Raymond Kirkley to force this first-quarter fumble, which Miami's free safety James Lewis (23) recovered.

THE SKINNY: Coming off a 19-day layoff, the Hurricanes showed the typical rust during a damp Thursday night in Pittsburgh, trailing for the first time all season before grinding to a 23-7 halftime lead and cruising to the win. Clinton Portis ran for 131 yards and tallied a career-high three touchdowns.

QUOTABLE: “We didn't play like we wanted to be No. 1.” – Safety Ed Reed.

PICTURED: University of Miami defensive end Andrew Williams (99) hits University of Pittsburgh running back Raymond Kirkley to force this first-quarter fumble, which Miami's free safety James Lewis (23) recovered.

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