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What might have been if Penn State had beaten Pitt; Lions will host 4-star recruit, and more - PennLive.com

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What might have been if Penn State had beaten Pitt; Lions will host 4-star recruit, and more
PennLive.com
Today's Penn State football news headlines feature another batch of reaction pieces to the final College Football Playoff rankings and an upcoming official visit for four-star cornerback recruit Donovan Johnson. Bill Hancock, executive director of the ...
College Football in PA: Most ranked teams in America, disappointing bowlsBilly Penn
Why Ohio State, Washington made College Football Playoff over Penn State, MichiganCBS sports.com (blog)
The defining, memorable moments that set the College Football PlayoffFanRag Sports (blog)
Charleston Post Courier -Bleacher Report -Business Insider
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College Football Power Rankings: Don't overlook Pitt's great, bipolar season - CBS sports.com (blog)

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 16:34

College Football Power Rankings: Don't overlook Pitt's great, bipolar season
CBS sports.com (blog)
For the record, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee got it right. For that matter, so did the final regular-season Power Rankings. Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Washington were the four best teams with less than two losses. Forget the ...

Paul Zeise: To move program forward, Pitt fans need to pack Pinstripe Bowl - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 14:57

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paul Zeise: To move program forward, Pitt fans need to pack Pinstripe Bowl
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pinstripe Bowl had several past opportunities to take Pitt but passed. Even though Pitt brings fans to Madison Square Garden, there was no confidence from the bowl organizers that Pitt could draw a big crowd for a football game in New York City. It ...
Pitt, Northwestern draw praise during Pinstripe Bowl news conferenceTribune-Review
Pinstripe Bowl participant Pitt played power spoilerNewsday
BVA grad Johnson leads Pitt into Pinstripe BowlUniontown Herald Standard
WJAC Johnstown -DKPittsburghSports.com (subscription) (blog)
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Pitt has denied its 2 biggest rivals national title shots in the last decade - SB Nation

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:29

SB Nation

Pitt has denied its 2 biggest rivals national title shots in the last decade
SB Nation
In 2007, Pitt had its worst year of the last decade. The Panthers finished 5-7 and missed a bowl for a third year in a row under Dave Wannstedt. But on the Panthers' way out the door, they had a finale in Morgantown against 10-1, No. 2 West Virginia.

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Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is 'very familiar' with Pinstripe Bowl ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:10

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is 'very familiar' with Pinstripe Bowl ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Wildcats struggled to a 6-6 finish in the regular season, but have some offensive playmakers who could challenge Pitt's defense.
BVA grad Johnson leads Pitt into Pinstripe BowlUniontown Herald Standard
Northwestern's Fitzgerald a head coach to 'look up to' for NarduzziDKPittsburghSports.com (subscription) (blog)
Runners prominent in Pinstripe Bowl | - Lindy's SportsLyndy's Sports Annuals

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Pitt Visits Wade Tonight - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:43

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pitt Visits Wade Tonight
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
We don't know the answer to that but something we do know is that Pitt wants him badly and tonight they'll try to make their case for him to stay home. I'm being told that tonight Coach Conklin and Coach Hill will meet with Wade and his family at their ...

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Pitt will face Northwestern Dec. 28 in Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 07:43

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt will face Northwestern Dec. 28 in Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pitt, ranked No. 22 in the Associated Press poll and No. 20 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, will face Big Ten Conference opponent Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl at 2 p.m. Dec. 28. It's a tier-one ACC bowl for Pitt (8-4) a year after ...
Pinstripe Bowl: Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Northwestern WildcatsESPN (blog)
Pitt football to play in Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Northwestern to play Pittsburgh in Pinstripe BowlChicago Tribune
SB Nation -PennLive.com -Campus Insiders
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Pitt vs. Northwestern, Pinstripe Bowl 2016: Schedule, scores and more - SB Nation

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 21:00

SB Nation

Pitt vs. Northwestern, Pinstripe Bowl 2016: Schedule, scores and more
SB Nation
Inside NU and Cardiac Hill will be on top of all of your game coverage. The game is Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN. StoryStream. Live. 1 Total Update since December 4, 2016. Backgrounds - 1, Articles - 1, All Updates - 1. Backgrounds 1; Articles 1; All ...

2016's college football bowl schedule is now complete - SB Nation

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 15:53

SB Nation

2016's college football bowl schedule is now complete
SB Nation
The College Football Playoff is finalized, the New Year's just Six fell into place based on the Playoff, and other bowl matchups elsewhere along the calendar came into focus. Below, everything from the New Orleans Bowl through the National Championship.
College Football in PA: Most ranked teams in America, disappointing bowlsBilly Penn
Paul Zeise: Penn State should be in the College Football Playoff ahead of Ohio StatePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Why Ohio State, Washington made College Football Playoff over Penn State, MichiganCBS sports.com (blog)
Business Insider -The Daily Iowan -FOXSports.com
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Pitt Earns Invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 15:28

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt Earns Invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl
PittsburghPanthers.com
22) and College Football Playoff ratings (No. 23). Pitt figured heavily in the final College Football Playoff rankings, giving No. 2 Clemson its only loss (43-42) and essentially keeping No. 5 Penn State out of the field by defeating the Nittany Lions ...
Pitt will face Northwestern Dec. 28 in Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee StadiumPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pinstripe Bowl: Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Northwestern WildcatsESPN (blog)
Pitt football to play in Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Chicago Tribune -SB Nation -PennLive.com
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2016 Pinstripe Bowl, Pitt vs. Northwestern: Date, time, location and everything to know - SB Nation

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 15:15

SB Nation

2016 Pinstripe Bowl, Pitt vs. Northwestern: Date, time, location and everything to know
SB Nation
The new Yankee Stadium, the house that replaced the House that Ruth Built, hosts college football games now. It's the site of the annual Pinstripe Bowl, which this year has automatic tie-ins for someone from the ACC against someone from the Big Ten.
Panthers To Play Northwestern Wildcats In The Pinstripe BowlPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

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Pitt football moves up in rankings - Tribune-Review

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 11:59

Pitt football moves up in rankings
Tribune-Review
Without playing a game, Pitt football moved from No. 25 to No. 22 in the Associated Press Top 25 rankings released Sunday morning. Pitt (8-4) might have benefited from Clemson and Penn State winning their respective conference championship games ...

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James Conner to honor friend who died from cancer during Pitt's bowl game - FOXSports.com

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 19:41

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James Conner to honor friend who died from cancer during Pitt's bowl game
FOXSports.com
That's because the recognition, given to the conference's “most courageous” football player, came on the heels of sobering news: DiMantae Bronaugh, a star running back at nearby Aliquippa High School and friend of Conner's, had passed away Tuesday ...
Pitt Panther James Conner Receives Prestigious Brian Piccolo AwardCBS Local
Pitt's Conner Named Winner Of Brian Piccolo AwardNew Pittsburgh Courier
Conner's dedication; ranking Pitt's potential opponentsPittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)
Daily Press
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Pitt football awaits bowl destination - Tribune-Review

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 18:49

Pitt football awaits bowl destination
Tribune-Review
He also has spoken to the Russell Athletic Bowl and others with ACC ties, but he won't know for sure of Pitt's postseason destination until his phone rings Sunday afternoon after the College Football Playoff participants have been revealed. At that ...

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Pittsburgh's James Conner to receive Brian Piccolo Award amid mixed emotions - FOXSports.com

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:43

FOXSports.com

Pittsburgh's James Conner to receive Brian Piccolo Award amid mixed emotions
FOXSports.com
James Conner's inspirational return to Pitt football after overcoming cancer has been one of the best stories in college football. The running back will add another page to his story on Saturday. The senior will be honored with the Brian Piccolo Award ...

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Ejuan Price Named Finalist for Ted Hendricks Award - PittsburghPanthers.com

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:50

PittsburghPanthers.com

Ejuan Price Named Finalist for Ted Hendricks Award
PittsburghPanthers.com
Pitt, ranked No. 24 in this week's Associated Press poll and No. 25 in the College Football Playoff ratings, finished the regular season with an 8-4 overall record and 5-3 in the ACC. The Panthers now await their bowl destination, which will be ...

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Field Notes: A first-time football fan experience - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 00:19

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Field Notes: A first-time football fan experience
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Fudurich is a senior mechanical engineering major at Pitt and a student who has never seen a football game. He's never even looked at a sports section in a newspaper. With his thick glasses and slight frame, he doesn't seem the athletic type. He ...

A Pitt football would-you-rather - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:38

A Pitt football would-you-rather
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)
Many Pitt football followers have been on #zairewatch since Tuesday, when it was reported that Notre Dame quarterback and former Pitt recruiting target Malik Zaire will be an immediately eligible graduate transfer. Not only that, but Pitt was listed as ...

Brian O'Neill Selected as a Piesman Trophy Finalist - Pitt Football ... - PittsburghPanthers.com

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:40

PittsburghPanthers.com

Brian O'Neill Selected as a Piesman Trophy Finalist - Pitt Football ...
PittsburghPanthers.com
PITTSBURGH—Pitt sophomore offensive tackle Brian O'Neill has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2016 Piesman Trophy, an award presented by ...

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James Conner Named Winner Of ACC's Brian Piccolo Award - PittsburghPanthers.com

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:05

James Conner Named Winner Of ACC's Brian Piccolo Award
PittsburghPanthers.com
"During the past year, James Conner has touched so many lives beyond the football field," Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said. "Yes, he is an exceptional player. But, more importantly, he is an outstanding person who has used his adversity to spread a message ...

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