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Pitt football team rallies around its youth - Tribune-Review

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Pitt football team rallies around its youth
Tribune-Review
Pitt will carry a young team into this season that opens against Delaware next Saturday at Heinz Field. The starting lineup includes 11 sophomores, seven seniors, five juniors and a redshirt freshman. Of the 82 scholarship players, 61 (74 percent) have ...

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Pitt football: Three former players return as volunteer assistants - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

21 hours 27 min ago

Pitt football: Three former players return as volunteer assistants
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
About to make his first start in front of a top-15 opponent, Rowell received some words of advice from someone who was in his shoes not too long ago. Former Pitt center Ryan Turnley — less than a year removed from his final game as a Panther — sat ...

Will soft foes mean fast start to the season for Pitt football team? - Tribune-Review

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:10

Will soft foes mean fast start to the season for Pitt football team?
Tribune-Review
Analysis of the upcoming Pitt football season ranges from the outrageously optimistic to a story you have heard many times. Yes, there are players such as wide receiver Tyler Boyd and running back James Conner who rank among the best at their positions ...

Voytik Named Pitt Starting Quarterback - CBS Local

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:30

CBS Local

Voytik Named Pitt Starting Quarterback
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – As Pitt football camp wraps up, head coach Paul Chryst named Chad Voytik his starting quarterback for the upcoming season. Chryst sat down with Chris Mueller and Colin Dunlap and told us the announcement came as no ...

Jeff Hathhorn Recaps Pitt Football Camp - CBS Local

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:59

CBS Local

Jeff Hathhorn Recaps Pitt Football Camp
CBS Local
Eighteen days of Fall Camp is over as Pitt football ended with a Thursday afternoon practice on the South Side. “Pretty good camp, I like the way the guys worked,” said head coach Paul Chryst. “We still have to be a group that continues to improve all ...
Paul Chryst names starters at end of Pitt football training campCardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt Football Training Camp: Day 18 TranscriptsPittsburghPanthers.com
Pitt names Chad Voytik starting quarterbackSI.com
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Trenton Coles Leaves Pitt Panthers With Depth Crisis in Secondary - Rant Sports

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:42

Rant Sports

Trenton Coles Leaves Pitt Panthers With Depth Crisis in Secondary
Rant Sports
The Pitt Panthers were already bracing themselves to have some depth concerns about their secondary in 2014. Paul Chryst was looking at a roster with just two returning defensive backs with game experience this fall and was holding his breath that ...
Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football teamTribune-Review
Football: Trenton Coles to leave PittUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Trenton Coles to transferCardiac Hill (blog)

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Pitt Football Names Captains, Lose Cornerback To Transfer - CBS Local

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:44

CBS Local

Pitt Football Names Captains, Lose Cornerback To Transfer
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – The Pitt football team held a vote Tuesday night and named three captains for the 2014 season. Senior tackle T.J. Clemmings on offense, safety Ray Vinopal, a senior from Youngstown on defense and junior Nicholas Grigsby ...

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Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team - Tribune-Review

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:28

Rant Sports

Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team
Tribune-Review
When sophomore cornerback Trenton Coles left the Pitt team Wednesday, it wasn't the first time the thought crossed his mind. Clairton coach Wayne Wade, who was an assistant there when Coles was in high school, said his former player was thinking about ...
Trenton Coles Leaves Pitt Panthers With Depth Crisis in SecondaryRant Sports
Football: Trenton Coles to leave PittUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Trenton Coles to transferCardiac Hill (blog)

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Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team - Tribune-Review

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:28

Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team
Tribune-Review
When sophomore cornerback Trenton Coles left the Pitt team Wednesday, it wasn't the first time the thought crossed his mind. Clairton coach Wayne Wade, who was an assistant there when Coles was in high school, said his former player was thinking about ...

Paul Chryst preparing to name Pitt football starters, define roles - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:17

Paul Chryst preparing to name Pitt football starters, define roles
Cardiac Hill (blog)
I wrote about this when I covered Pitt's first scrimmage at training camp last weekend, but head coach Paul Chryst said that this week the team would start making some decisions about starters. Chryst confirmed that at Tuesday's practice again. "We ...
Kicker Blewitt important to Pitt's offenseTimesonline.com
Pitt backfield loaded with depth after thin springPittsburgh Post Gazette
Welcome Back: Whether on offense or defense, Conner will be preparedUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

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ACC coaches (anonymously) talk Pitt football - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:03

ACC coaches (anonymously) talk Pitt football
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Athlon has done these in the past and they've got another installment of ACC coaches talking anonymously about the other teams in the conference. That, of course, included Pitt. Coaches were still a bit tight-lipped and weren't too inflammatory, but a ...

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ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pittsburgh - StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:33

StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pittsburgh
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Returning starters (Offense 8, Defense 5, Specialists 1): Isaac Bennett, 5-11, 210, RB, Sr.; Tyler Boyd, 6-2, 190, Soph., WR; J.P. Holtz, 6-4, 245; Jaymar Parrish, 6-2, 270, Soph., FB; Adam Bisnowaty, 6-6, 305 OT, Soph.; T.J. Clemmings, 6-6, 315, Sr ...

Pitt football: Kicking tandem ready for big years - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:02

Pitt football: Kicking tandem ready for big years
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
When asked if, like many kickers, he has any unique superstitions during a game, Pitt sophomore Chris Blewitt channeled his inner Michael Scott, the bumbling boss from NBC's “The Office.” “I wouldn't say I'm superstitious,” Blewitt said. “Maybe a ...

Pitt football notebook: Results of scrimmage a Catch-22 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:05

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt football notebook: Results of scrimmage a Catch-22
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Running back Nicholas Grigsby takes a handoff from quarterback Chad Voytik on the first day of Pitt's preseason football practice Monday at their training facility on the South Side. Writer: Werner. Story Slug: unknown ...
Pitt football training camp scrimmage report (8/16)Cardiac Hill (blog)
Erie's Conner embraces two-way role with Pitt football teamGoErie.com
Pitt Panthers Football Training Camp Winds Down As New Season AwaitsCity of Champions

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Erie's Conner embraces two-way role with Pitt football team - GoErie.com

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 06:47

Erie's Conner embraces two-way role with Pitt football team
GoErie.com
PITTSBURGH -- Late in Pitt's intersquad scrimmage Saturday, sophomore running back Rachid Ibrahim broke loose on a long touchdown run. Ibrahim was mobbed by teammates wearing the offense's blue jerseys, along with one in a defensive white jersey.

Pitt football training camp scrimmage report (8/16) - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 16:49

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pitt football training camp scrimmage report (8/16)
Cardiac Hill (blog)
This was a scrimmage in name only. The offense plays against the defense and there were referees calling penalties, but there's still a lot of situational work that is done. Instead of a clock, quarters, etc., it's a somewhat loose format. Pitt had a ...
Pitt Panthers Football Training Camp Winds Down As New Season AwaitsCity of Champions
Erie's Conner embraces two-way role with Pitt football teamGoErie.com
Pitt has no shortage of talented running backs heading into seasonTribune-Review

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Pitt Football Training Camp: Day 13 Transcripts - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 15:43

Pitt Football Training Camp: Day 13 Transcripts
PittsburghPanthers.com
“It was good. A lot of situations and we got a lot of guys a number of reps that we need to evaluate from. Came out of it healthy, which is always good. Came out of it with a lot of good film. Anytime you scrimmage, even when there's success, you can ...

Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
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Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
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When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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