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Coaching legend Johnny Majors says Pitt still a destination job, says ... - MLive.com

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Coaching legend Johnny Majors says Pitt still a destination job, says ...
MLive.com
"If you have a strong, supportive, loyal president that wants to win at football as well as academics, and a strong A.D. that's loyal and will support you, you can win championships at a place like Pitt.'' The Panthers don't currently have an athletic ...
Johnny Majors, who once left Pitt for Vols, says Pitt is still a destination jobNBCSports.com

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Pitt football fights to overcome steppingstone status - Tribune-Review

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 22:43

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pitt football fights to overcome steppingstone status
Tribune-Review
“It's amazing how many times (Pitt football) appears in those pages,” he said. Pitt won a national championship in 1976 but lost coach Johnny Majors only days later to his alma mater, Tennessee. Three years later, Majors' successor, Jackie Sherrill ...
Pitt football coach search committee plans to interview 5 to 7 candidatesPittsburgh Post Gazette
Pitt Coaching Candidates: University wants to move swiftly in head football ...Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt will hire football coach before ADPittsburgh Sporting News

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Pitt and Houston Meet in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 19:43

FOXSports.com

Pitt and Houston Meet in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
PittsburghPanthers.com
For the seventh consecutive season and 31st time overall, the Pitt football team is going bowling. The Panthers will play in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl and face Houston of the American Athletic Conference. • This is only the third all-time ...
Knox Bardeen: Armed Forces Bowl breakdown: Houston-PittsburghFOXSports.com

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College Football Hypocrisy 101 - Daily Caller

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:47

Bleacher Report

College Football Hypocrisy 101
Daily Caller
I love it when college football and basketball coaches say that right after they make a move that's all about themselves. That's what Paul Chryst did when he officially became Pitt's most recent former football coach Wednesday night. (He's Pitt's third ...
A Scout's Take on New Wisconsin Badgers Head Football Coach Paul ChrystBleacher Report
Five possible replacements for Chryst at PittNational Football Post
Former Nebraska A.D. Steve Pederson fired by PittsburghOmaha World-Herald
Pittsburgh Post Gazette -CBS Local -Indiana Gazette
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Pitt football coach search committee plans to interview 5 to 7 candidates - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 13:23

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pitt football coach search committee plans to interview 5 to 7 candidates
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The search committee tasked with finding Pitt's next football coach is “closing in on” finding its final candidates. In a conference call with reporters Saturday, search committee chair Jerry Cochran said the committee plans to interview 5 to 7 ...
Pitt football fights to overcome steppingstone statusTribune-Review
Pitt Coaching Candidates: University wants to move swiftly in head football ...Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt will hire football coach before ADPittsburgh Sporting News

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Report: Michigan State DC Narduzzi interviews at Pitt, Colorado State - SI.com

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:51

SI.com

Report: Michigan State DC Narduzzi interviews at Pitt, Colorado State
SI.com
Colorado State and Pittsburgh have interviewed Michigan State defensive coordinator/assistant head coach Pat Narduzzi for their head coaching positions, according to a report from MLive.com's Mike Griffith. Narduzzi is finishing his eighth season with ...
Michigan State defensive coordinator a Pitt coaching candidateTribune-Review
Michigan State's Pat Narduzzi Emerging As Strong Candidate For PittsburghFanSided
Narduzzi remains in conversation for Pitt, CSU jobsThe Detroit News

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Pitt to hire football coach before athletic director - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:10

Pitt to hire football coach before athletic director
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Pitt has started scheduling interviews with potential coaching candidates and expects to make a hire “relatively shortly,” before embarking on a search for a new athletic director. University officials have remained largely silent in the days after ...

Pitt: Football coach hire comes 1st, athletic director 2nd - Tribune-Review

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:44

Pitt: Football coach hire comes 1st, athletic director 2nd
Tribune-Review
The football coach search committee will be led by executive vice chancellor Jerry Cochran and will include Juhl and Donna Sanft, associate dean of students for special projects and compliance. Cochran was part of the search committee in 2003 that ...

Michigan State defensive coordinator a Pitt coaching candidate - Tribune-Review

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 18:15

SI.com

Michigan State defensive coordinator a Pitt coaching candidate
Tribune-Review
Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi is a candidate to become the next football coach at Pitt, a source close to the search told Trib Total Media. Narduzzi, 48, has led the Spartans defense to a top-seven national ranking in each of the ...
Report: Michigan State DC Narduzzi interviews at Pitt, Colorado StateSI.com
Narduzzi remains in conversation for Pitt, CSU jobsThe Detroit News
Pitt Coaching Candidates: Panthers players pushing for Joe RudolphCardiac Hill (blog)
Mountain West Connection
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Pitt Football Coaching Candidates: Panthers reportedly will not interview Greg ... - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 18:11

FanSided

Pitt Football Coaching Candidates: Panthers reportedly will not interview Greg ...
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Schiano makes sense for several reasons - he's a strong recruiter, built Rutgers into a regular 8-10 game winner, could be a guy that sticks around since a failed NFL stint. For Pitt not to be interested is just weird. His personality may rub some ...
Report: Pitt Won't Interview Greg Schiano For Coaching VacancyFanSided

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Coach or AD? Which Pitt football post will be filled first? - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:46

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Coach or AD? Which Pitt football post will be filled first?
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Former University of Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson, left, and former Pitt football coach Paul Chryst talk about the team's inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football schedule at a news conference at Heinz Field in ...
College Football Expert Bruce Feldman Talks Pitt Head Coaching SearchCBS Local
Pitt, AD Steve Pederson part waysSI.com
Greg Schiano an answer in Pittsburgh search for football coach, AD?Asbury Park Press
ESPN -Cardiac Hill (blog)
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Pittsburgh Football Head Coach Search: Latest News and Speculation on Position - Bleacher Report

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:29

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Football Head Coach Search: Latest News and Speculation on Position
Bleacher Report
Ultimately, it's two very different targets for Pitt, and it's a decision the school needs to get right. The Panthers have had a ton of turnover at the position since 2010, and athletic director Steve Pederson was just let go for an inability to find ...
College Football Expert Bruce Feldman Talks Pitt Head Coaching SearchCBS Local
Sam Werner's Pitt football chat, coaching edition: 12.17.14Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Pitt, AD Steve Pederson part waysSI.com
Asbury Park Press -ESPN
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Rossi: Brawl for ADs between Pitt and WVU - Tribune-Review

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:06

Rossi: Brawl for ADs between Pitt and WVU
Tribune-Review
As a Pittsburgh-born West Virginia graduate, I'll take a Backyard Brawl however I can get it. On a football field is preferable. But if the best I can get is top-ranking Pitt and WVU officials searching for respective new athletic directors, well, that ...

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Time is of essence for Pitt in finding football coach, athletic director - Tribune-Review

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:43

Time is of essence for Pitt in finding football coach, athletic director
Tribune-Review
Carr can relate to recent developments at Pitt, where the school must hire an athletic director and football coach following the departure of Paul Chryst for Wisconsin and the termination of Steve Pederson. In 2011, Carr Sports Consulting assisted ...

Gene Collier: Hiring right coach is what Pederson never got right - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:45

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Gene Collier: Hiring right coach is what Pederson never got right
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The people who were hoping that Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson would be kept at a respectful distance from the habitual football coaching search that begins again today got their wish Wednesday. Not only will Pederson have no say in who will ...

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Assistant at Duke eyes Pitt football job - Tribune-Review

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:21

SunHerald.com

Assistant at Duke eyes Pitt football job
Tribune-Review
He said he hasn't told Cutcliffe about his interest in the Pitt job. “I wouldn't leave unless it was something that was home,” he said. Latina, 57, has worked with some of the top coaches in football, including Cutcliffe at Ole Miss and Duke, Bruce ...
Artis, Wright lead Pitt over Manhattan 65-56SunHerald.com

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College Football Expert Bruce Feldman Talks Pitt Head Coaching Search - CBS Local

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:16

CBS Local

College Football Expert Bruce Feldman Talks Pitt Head Coaching Search
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Fox Sports College Football Expert Bruce Feldman joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about Pitt's search for their next head coach and said the firing of Athletic Director Steve Pederson will go a long way in ...
Sam Werner's Pitt football chat, coaching edition: 12.17.14Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Pittsburgh Football Head Coach Search: Latest News and Speculation on PositionBleacher Report
Pitt, AD Steve Pederson part waysSI.com
Asbury Park Press -ESPN
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Pitt Football Coaching Search: Top 3 Candidates - isportsweb.com (blog)

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:26

isportsweb.com (blog)

Pitt Football Coaching Search: Top 3 Candidates
isportsweb.com (blog)
As expected Paul Chryst will be leaving Pitt football to become the next head coach of Wisconsin. Chryst was interviewed last week and it was reported that they were both highly interested in each other. Wisconsin had to wait until Wednesday to ...

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Greg Schiano an answer in Pittsburgh search for football coach, AD? - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:20

Asbury Park Press

Greg Schiano an answer in Pittsburgh search for football coach, AD?
Asbury Park Press
Bruce Feldman of FoxSports wrote "With Steve Pederson out as AD at #Pitt I expect former #Rutgers coach Greg Schiano will be much more interested in Panthers HC job." Feldman listed Schiano and two of Schiano's proteges, Western Michigan coach P.J. ...
Pitt Football Coaching Search: Top 3 Candidatesisportsweb.com (blog)
Pitt Football Coaching Candidates: Pitt targeting Greg Schiano, per reportCardiac Hill (blog)
Report: Pitt contacts Greg Schiano for possible coaching vacancyCBSSports.com
YourErie
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Shake-up at University of Pittsburgh athletics: AD Pederson fired as Chryst leaves - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 06:37

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Shake-up at University of Pittsburgh athletics: AD Pederson fired as Chryst leaves
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
University of Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson, left, was fired Wednesday just as Pitt football coach Paul Chryst, right, announced he was leaving to become head coach at the University of Wisconsin.

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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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