Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt hit a go-ahead 56 yard field goal with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter, delivering a 31-28 win over Georgia Tech.
The Panthers (5-1, 3-0) improved to 5-1 on the season, including 3-0 in the ACC.
Georgia Tech lost for the fifth straight game despite rushing for 376 yards.
Pitt QB Nathan Peterman was 14/21 for 165 yards and threw for 3 touchdowns in the victory. WR Tyler Boyd had 8 receptions for 65 yards, 2 touchdowns.
Out: Ryan Shazier, Ben Roethlisberger, Will Allen
Questionable: Jarvis Jones, Cortez Allen
Forward Bryan Rust has been recalled from Wilkes Barre/Scranton, the Penguins announced.
Rust, 23, has one assist in two games with Wilkes Barre this season.
The Penguins assigned Tim Erixon to Wilkes Barre to make room for Rust.
Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey is experiencing complications from his ankle injury and is expected to undergo another surgery, Rand Getlin of NFL.com reports.