Pittsburgh has had a nightmarish first quarter trying to contain NC State running back Nyheim Hines.
With the Panthers up 7-0 with just under five minutes left in the first quarter, Hines took a backfield handoff and scampered 83 yards for the touchdown to knot it up at 7.
83-yd TD run by Nyheim Hines to tie the game at 7 pic.twitter.com/DbSgV015gV
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If that wasn’t enough, there was more after Pitt was forced to punt moments later. With just over a minute left in the frame, Hines was at it again, taking a punt 92 yards to the end zone for his second score of the afternoon.
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All told, the junior ended the quarter with exactly 200 yards of all-purpose yards and a pair of touchdowns to pace the Wolfpack in the opening 15 minutes. That’s not a bad start on the day.
Hines likely won’t sustain this quick start during the game, but early on, it’s turned out to be a special performance thus far. What else does he have up his sleeve? We’ll have to keep watching to find out.
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