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Game Keys: Spartans will have to play smart

Strong safety Nehemiah Warrick needs to step up

The Spartans have looked lethargic at times against their first two games against largely inferior opponents. They will need more consistency and a faster start against a Pitt team that has played well at home, and will be ready to hit and play with emotion.

This game is going to be tough for the Spartans, but GSN brings you the keys to the game and what the Spartans must do to attain victory. Let's get to those keys: 1. PREVENT PITT'S BIG PLAY ABILITY - Pitt has survived on the big play this year. In the opener, the Panthers had four one-play scoring drives. Two were on two long touchown passes, and the other two were interception returns for... Recommended Stories