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Pitt Football Recruiting: Panthers land 2016 WR Paul Graham - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:06

Pitt Football Recruiting: Panthers land 2016 WR Paul Graham
Cardiac Hill (blog)
The Pat Signal went up in the middle of last night as Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi apparently has snared another commitment for the class of 2016. Pitt picked up a commit from wide receiver Paul Graham early this morning as Graham chose the Panthers.

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Pitt football team working to fatten up QB sack total on defense - Tribune-Review

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 22:14

Pitt football team working to fatten up QB sack total on defense
Tribune-Review
Pitt's offensive line made significant strides last season, allowing opponents only 21 sacks in 13 games. What's alarming, however, is the reverse of that statistic also stands out. Pitt's defense was even worse at bringing down the quarterback ...

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Pitt legends Fitzgerald and Donald honorary spring game coaches - PittsburghPanthers.com

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 13:30

Pittsburgh Sporting News

Pitt legends Fitzgerald and Donald honorary spring game coaches
PittsburghPanthers.com
PITTSBURGH--Two of the greatest players in Pitt football history--and two of the NFL's biggest stars--will serve as honorary head coaches for the 2015 Blue-Gold Spring Game. Pat Narduzzi announced today that eight-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry ...
Larry Fitzgerald, Aaron Donald to serve as honorary coaches for Pitt Blue-Gold ...WPXI Pittsburgh
Fitzgerald, Donald named honorary coaches in Spring GameUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Aaron Donald, Larry Fitzgerald to serve as honorary coaches for Pitt spring gamePittsburgh Sporting News

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Pitt football spring practice: Depth at running back still evident despite ... - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:02

Pitt football spring practice: Depth at running back still evident despite ...
Cardiac Hill (blog)
I've written before about Pitt's extreme depth at running back. Led by junior James Conner, the team is stacked with all sorts of talent there. That's part of the reason why landing four-star running back Darrin Hall last year was somewhat of a ...

Spring Pitt Football: The Battle For The Blue Jerseys – Part 2 - InsideTheACC.com

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:56

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Spring Pitt Football: The Battle For The Blue Jerseys – Part 2
InsideTheACC.com
One of the best things Coach Pat Narduzzi and his staff have brought with them to Pitt is relentless and much needed competition. This competition has begun to manifest itself in a few different forms. In this edition of the Pitt Spring football series ...
Simplified defensive gameplan earning raves from PanthersUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

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Simplified defensive gameplan earning raves from Panthers - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 22:08

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Simplified defensive gameplan earning raves from Panthers
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
With its 6-7 season last year, the Pitt football team had a parched garden of problems screaming for a sprinkling of improvement. Pitt's defense was the tallest problem in the patch. Enter new head coach Pat Narduzzi: He is striving to make Pitt's ...

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Spring Pitt Football – Part 1: The Learning Curve - InsideTheACC.com

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:19

InsideTheACC.com

Spring Pitt Football – Part 1: The Learning Curve
InsideTheACC.com
6 practices into spring drills and the stream of information coming out of Pittsburgh leads one to believe the Pitt football team is in the “baby steps” phase of scheme instillation. The offense seems to be coming along quicker than the defense at this ...

Penn State notebook: Situational football takes center state in spring - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 00:36

Penn State notebook: Situational football takes center state in spring
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Situational football carries more weight when James Franklin points to some of the team's shortcomings in the four-minute offense last season. The Nittany Lions worked through their fifth spring practice Saturday afternoon inside ...

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Pitt Football Spring Practice: Pat Narduzzi making depth chart changes - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:00

Pitt Football Spring Practice: Pat Narduzzi making depth chart changes
Cardiac Hill (blog)
It's only spring ball and while somewhat exciting to get some football news, I still have a difficult time processing just how important this is. After all, the full team isn't even together as the freshman won't be coming until later in the year. Don ...

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Narduzzi set to begin more critical evaluations during Pitt football spring drills - Tribune-Review

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:02

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Narduzzi set to begin more critical evaluations during Pitt football spring drills
Tribune-Review
Mitchell said swarming to the football also was a basic demand of the previous coaching staff, but with one major difference. “Coach Narduzzi and his staff, they really mean it,” he said. “We didn't have that mentality last year. It wasn't 11 guys to ...
Pitt defensive back Avonte Maddox ready for pressure-filled rolePittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pitt Football Recruiting: 2016 QB Thomas MacVittie commits to Panthers - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:07

Pittsburgh Sporting News

Pitt Football Recruiting: 2016 QB Thomas MacVittie commits to Panthers
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Thomas, a 247 three star recruit, chose Pitt over offers from Cincinnati and Miami (OH). His offer list is not very impressive, but he has not had much in playing time as he sat behind an entrenched starter. Pitt Offensive Coordinator Jim Chaney found ...
Ohio QB Thomas MacVittie commits to PittPittsburgh Sporting News

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Pitt adds quarterback recruit from Cincinnati - Tribune-Review

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:03

Pitt adds quarterback recruit from Cincinnati
Tribune-Review
Pitt received its first commitment from a Class of 2016 quarterback Thursday when MacVittie told coach Pat Narduzzi he plans to enroll. “He's going to be one of the bigger steals in college football,” Rodenberg said. Rodenberg said MacVittie was a ...

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Pitt football: Panthers' defensive line still a work in progress - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:02

Pitt football: Panthers' defensive line still a work in progress
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt's spring football practices are moving right along and the team is already 1/3 of the way through them. There hasn't been a ton of news out of these yet, but one thing that's stuck out to me in the quotes provided afterwards is that the defensive ...

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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
Feature TwoNorth Shore NotesTop Story
As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
Francisco Liriano is the Pirates’ Opening Day starter this year, but he is not an Ace. Gerrit Cole will start game 2 of 162, but, despite the expectations that surround the former first-overall pick, he is not an Ace, either.
Feature FourNorth Shore NotesPainting The BlackTop Story
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Dana Holgorsen's Mountaineers try to build off a season that saw them play some of the nation's top teams to the wire.
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The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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Penn State hits the field for their second spring practice under James Franklin. After a 2-6 Big Ten season but a big bowl win, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement.
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It's time for Pitt to welcome a new football season, and for the fourth time in six springs, there's a new coach at the helm. Pat Narduzzi will oversee his first practices as head coach next week.
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