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Pitt football notebook: Pass defense could improve against new ... - Tribune-Review

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:19

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pitt football notebook: Pass defense could improve against new ...
Tribune-Review
The lack of an effective pass defense was a major problem for Pitt last season, but coach Pat Narduzzi said it can improve this year ...
Benz: Overlooked, Pitt Can Change Media Perception With One Big ...Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

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Panthers' Brian O'Neill, Quadree Henderson voted preseason All-ACC - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Panthers' Brian O'Neill, Quadree Henderson voted preseason All-ACC
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Delaware is the second-smallest state in the country, but it continues to provide the most star power for the Pitt football team. Left tackle Brian O'Neill and wide ...

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Wednesday PSN Recruiting Notebook - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:13

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Wednesday PSN Recruiting Notebook
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Western Pennsylvania has a strong history of football coaching, from Bill Cowher, Chuck Knox and Marty Schottenheimer to Marvin Lewis, Mike McCarthy and Jim Tomsula. But one area that the area currently lacks is Divison I FBS coaches. Just one — New ...

Top 5 ACC Kickoff takeaways - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:31

Top 5 ACC Kickoff takeaways
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The Panthers offense was one of the best in college football last season, putting up an average of 40.9 points — 10th best in the country. But with quarterback Nathan Peterman and running back James Conner both gone, this year's unit will look a lot ...

Beaver Area's Will Connelly Living Childhood Dream With Pitt ... - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:37

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Beaver Area's Will Connelly Living Childhood Dream With Pitt ...
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Growing up a Pitt fan, Will Connelly dreamed about having a chance to play college football for his favorite school. Beginning next fall, the Beaver Area kicker ...
Top 5 ACC Kickoff takeaways - The Pitt NewsUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

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Pitt QB race is neck and neck, according to Pat Narduzzi - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:49

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt QB race is neck and neck, according to Pat Narduzzi
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The next phase, and the last phase, of Max Browne's college football career has not gone unobserved or unhyped. Sports Illustrated lists him as one of its “10 transfers who will make noise this fall.” His name appeared on an Associated Press story ...

Expectations even higher for Pitt football — according to Pitt football - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:02

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Expectations even higher for Pitt football — according to Pitt football
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
With about two weeks until training camps kick off across the country, hope springs eternal at nearly every college football program. Goals of bowls, visions of championships and win projections on the high end of reality mark the conversations this ...

Pitt football picked to finish 4th in ACC Coastal Division - Tribune-Review

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:52

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt football picked to finish 4th in ACC Coastal Division
Tribune-Review
Pitt was followed in the voting by North Carolina, Duke and Virginia. Florida State was the choice to win the overall league championship, with 118 votes, well ahead of defending national champion Clemson (35), Louisville (7), Virginia Tech and Miami ...
Pitt football picked to finish fourth in ACC CoastalPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pitt football projected to finish 4th by ACC MediaWTAE Pittsburgh
Florida State Leads 2017 ACC Football Preseason PollThe ACC

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Pitt football picked to finish fourth in ACC Coastal - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:40

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt football picked to finish fourth in ACC Coastal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Panthers are picked to finish fourth in the ACC Coastal, behind heavy favorite Miami, Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech. And yet, it goes to show the perpetual parity of Pitt's division that it received seven first-place votes. In fact, each team but ...
Pitt football picked to finish 4th in ACC Coastal DivisionTribune-Review
Pitt football projected to finish 4th by ACC MediaWTAE Pittsburgh
North Carolina football picked to finish fifth in the Coastal Division in ACC preseason pollTar Heel Blog (blog)
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Pitt's Jordan Whitehead (Central Valley) on Hornung Award watch list - Timesonline.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:54

Timesonline.com

Pitt's Jordan Whitehead (Central Valley) on Hornung Award watch list
Timesonline.com
Pitt safety Jordan Whitehead, a Central Valley graduate, was named to the watch list for college football's Paul Hornung Award, given to the country's most versatile player, on Monday. Whitehead, a junior, is on four watch lists for major awards ...

Monday PSN Notebook - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:39

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Monday PSN Notebook
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pitt and Penn State will meet on the gridiron and the hardwood again this season. The Panthers and Nittany Lions will play in the semifinal of the Legends Classic on Nov. 20 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.. Tipoff between the Nittany Lions and ...

Rachid Ibrahim hoping to revive career in Wisconsin - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:01

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Rachid Ibrahim hoping to revive career in Wisconsin
Cardiac Hill (blog)
A little-mentioned note last month was that former Pitt running back transferred out of the program and headed to Wisconsin to join former coach Paul Chryst. Ibrahim has a year of eligibility left and hasn't carried the ball since 2014. He missed all ...

Universities turn focus to young fans as football attendance declines - Daily Commercial

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 20:53

Daily Commercial

Universities turn focus to young fans as football attendance declines
Daily Commercial
As the University of Pittsburgh football team was down in South Carolina upsetting No. 1 Clemson last fall, Andrew Bukowski watched it unfold at his house with a group of friends. They ordered food, drank beer, and had a great time, he said. “I think ...

Pitt football youth a concern for Pat Narduzzi in 2017 - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:03

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pitt football youth a concern for Pat Narduzzi in 2017
Cardiac Hill (blog)
"The biggest concern is we lost a lot of good football players who have opportunities to make NFL rosters all over the United States. We'll have another five or six next year, more than likely. "My biggest concern are our young guys stepping up and ...

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Close not good enough for Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:04

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Close not good enough for Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pat Narduzzi spoke about many topics at last week's ACC Media Days. One topic was about getting Pitt to the next level and winning the Coastal Division. "We've been close the last two, but close ain't good enough," said Narduzzi. There's no doubt that ...

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Pat Narduzzi optimistic that incoming recruit Paris Ford will be eligible for Pitt football - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:03

WJAC Johnstown

Pat Narduzzi optimistic that incoming recruit Paris Ford will be eligible for Pitt football
Cardiac Hill (blog)
While there's a lot of optimism heading into this year's Pitt football season, a cloud of sorts hangs over the program as we inch closer to training camp - the eligibility of incoming recruit Paris Ford. Ford was the gem of a solid recruiting class for ...
Pitt football eager for fall camp to beginWJAC Johnstown
Pat Narduzzi preps for Year 3 at helm of Pitt footballTribune-Review
Pitt at ACC Media Day NotebookPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Augusta Free Press -Altoona Mirror
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Pitt football eager for fall camp to begin - WJAC Johnstown

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:49

WJAC Johnstown

Pitt football eager for fall camp to begin
WJAC Johnstown
If that group manages to put on a repeat performance of 2016-2017, Pitt will be in great shape. A repeat performance for the Panthers' defense would be an utter disaster. and disappointment. They were one of the best run-stopping teams in the nation ...
Pat Narduzzi preps for Year 3 at helm of Pitt footballTribune-Review
Pat Narduzzi optimistic that incoming recruit Paris Ford will be eligible for Pitt footballCardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt at ACC Media Day NotebookPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Pitt hopes to be in mix for Coastal Division title, despite changes in backfield - Tribune-Review

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:23

Charlotte Observer

Pitt hopes to be in mix for Coastal Division title, despite changes in backfield
Tribune-Review
“There's no standard set in the Coastal,” Pitt tackle Brian O'Neill said Friday at the ACC's football kickoff event. “Whereas Clemson in the Atlantic, you know. Florida State, you know. That's the standard. We haven't gotten there yet in the Coastal ...
Wanted: Starting quarterbacks for the ACC's Coastal DivisionCentre Daily Times

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Pitt football notebook: Pat Narduzzi says Quadree Henderson needs to become 'elite receiver' - Tribune-Review

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt football notebook: Pat Narduzzi says Quadree Henderson needs to become 'elite receiver'
Tribune-Review
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Pitt's Quadree Henderson was one of college football's top kick returners a year ago. He also was an explosive change-of-pace rusher. All along, his listed position was wide receiver, and that's where Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi hopes ...
Pitt at ACC Media Day NotebookPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Max Browne a hot topic, Avonte Maddox talks 'Game of Thrones' at ACC media dayPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Universities, like Penn State, Pitt, turn focus to young fans as football attendance declines - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:04

Allentown Morning Call

Universities, like Penn State, Pitt, turn focus to young fans as football attendance declines
Allentown Morning Call
As the University of Pittsburgh football team was down in South Carolina upsetting No. 1 Clemson last fall, Andrew Bukowski watched it unfold at his house with a group of friends. They ordered food, drank beer, and had a great time, he said. "I think ...

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