Chad Voytik's long pass sets up his own touchdown run in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (GIF)

Dec 26, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Chad Voytik (16) on the sidelines during the second quarter of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl against the Bowling Green Falcons at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl is currently a tightly-played contest through about all four quarters between the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Bowling Green Falcons.

Pitt led by seven at the half, and they came back out with some disheartening news. They would be without their starting QB, Tom Savage, for the second half as he stayed behind in the locker room to have his back examined.

So, with Savage out, that would mean redshirt sophomore Chad Voytik would be taking the reins the rest of the way, and he’s more than lived up to that challenge, showing what a bright future this Pitt football program actually has.

With the game knotted up at 20 apiece, Pitt had the ball in the final quarter, and Voytik hit freshman sensation Tyler Boyd with this big gainer:

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Then, in the same drive, Voytik finished things off on his own by running one in from five-yards out, giving his team the lead and giving the ACC a glimpse of what’s to come next season when he takes over full-time:

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