Kaleb Eleby threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns and Western Michigan shocked Pittsburgh 44-41 on Saturday.

La’Darius Jefferson ran for 78 yards and two scores for the Broncos (2-1), who obtained proper right here into Heinz Field as a 15-point underdog and left it with their first victory over a Power 5 school in 5 years.

THE TAKEAWAY

Western Michigan: The Broncos, picked to complete third all through the MAC’s Western Division, appear to have recovered merely optimistic from that opening week blowout loss to Michigan.

Pitt: The schedule was put together for the Panthers to be on a roll heading into ACC play subsequent month. And whereas Pitt has the firepower to contend all through the usually wide-open ACC Coastal Division, given an opportunity to alter the nationwide notion of this method, Pitt collapsed. Again.

UP NEXT

Western Michigan: finally ends up nonconference play subsequent Saturday at dwelling in opposition to San Jose State.

Pitt: hosts New Hampshire subsequent weekend in a single remaining tune-up earlier than starting its quest for an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title.