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Alums Excited About Pitt Football's Future - WTAJ

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WTAJ

Alums Excited About Pitt Football's Future
WTAJ
PITTSBURGH, Pa-- The Pitt football team wrapped up their spring season Saturday with their spring game. The program has been through a rough couple of years and a lot of coaching changes. But with Pat Narduzzi now at the helm and talented guys on the ...

Pitt football notebook: 'No. 1 safety' Mitchell asked to step up - Tribune-Review

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Tribune-Review

Pitt football notebook: 'No. 1 safety' Mitchell asked to step up
Tribune-Review
As the ACC Champs prepared to start their journey in the NCAA tournament, we look forward to the opponents they will face on the way to the big dance as well as hear from head coach Mike Brey!
Pitt boasts defense, alumni, full house in spring game at Highmark StadiumPittsburgh Post-Gazette
2015 Pitt Blue-Gold spring football game schedule (TV, time, location)Cardiac Hill (blog)
PITT FOOTBALL: QB growing under new offenseIndiana Gazette

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Pitt boasts defense, alumni, full house in spring game at Highmark Stadium - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 22:37

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt boasts defense, alumni, full house in spring game at Highmark Stadium
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“It looked like the Pro Football Hall of Fame here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,” Narduzzi quipped. “They're excited, and we need to bring them back. Without them, what is Pitt football? What is college football?” The players admitted that playing in ...
Pitt football notebook: 'No. 1 safety' Mitchell asked to step upTribune-Review
2015 Pitt Blue-Gold spring football game schedule (TV, time, location)Cardiac Hill (blog)
PITT FOOTBALL: QB growing under new offenseIndiana Gazette

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Defense shines in Pitt football spring game - Tribune-Review

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 15:38

Defense shines in Pitt football spring game
Tribune-Review
Along with honorary coaches Larry Fitzgerald and Aaron Donald, there were more than 50 former Pitt players introduced at halftime, including Pro Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin, LeSean McCoy, Jimbo Covert and Rod Rutherford. Jerry DiPaola is a ...

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PITT FOOTBALL: QB growing under new offense - Indiana Gazette

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:23

Indiana Gazette

PITT FOOTBALL: QB growing under new offense
Indiana Gazette
PITTSBURGH — Chad Voytik is prepping for his second season as the starting quarterback at Pittsburgh, but in so many ways it seems like his first. The impending junior knows what to expect once the competition begins on Sept. 5 against Youngstown ...
McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football posterGoErie.com (blog)
Pitt's Blue-Gold game not short on intensity or bragging rightsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Stakes raised for Pitt spring gameTribune-Review

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Narduzzi Announces 2015 Ed Conway Award Winners - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:18

Narduzzi Announces 2015 Ed Conway Award Winners
PittsburghPanthers.com
PITTSBURGH--Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi and his staff have selected the 2015 winners of the Ed Conway Award, annually presented to the most improved offensive and defensive players of spring drills. The offensive recipient is junior wide ...

2015 Pitt Blue-Gold spring football game schedule (TV, time, location) - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:09

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2015 Pitt Blue-Gold spring football game schedule (TV, time, location)
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Today marks the return of Pitt's annual blue-gold spring game after a brief hiatus. The game wasn't held last year in what turned out to be Paul Chryst's final season at Pitt, but new head coach Pat Narduzzi has brought it back for the spring. Earlier ...
Pitt's Blue-Gold game not short on intensity or bragging rightsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
PITT FOOTBALL: QB growing under new offenseIndiana Gazette
McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football posterGoErie.com (blog)
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Miller made mark at Armstrong Central, Pitt - Tribune-Review

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 23:12

Miller made mark at Armstrong Central, Pitt
Tribune-Review
Jared Miller, a 1992 graduate, will be inducted into the Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame for his contribution to football at Armstrong Central and Pitt. Miller played tight end and linebacker for the Cougars under Hall of Fame coach Harry Beckwith.

McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football poster - GoErie.com (blog)

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:49

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football poster
GoErie.com (blog)
The Pitt athletic department unveiled the football team's schedule poster, and it's no surprise that McDowell grad James Conner is one of four players whose images are featured. Conner, who will be a junior, rushed for 1,765 yards and scored a Pitt ...
Pitt's Blue-Gold game not short on intensity or bragging rightsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Voytik growing comfortable in new-look Pitt offenseLexington Herald Leader
Stakes raised for Pitt spring gameTribune-Review

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93-7 The FAN To Cover Pitt Football Blue-Gold Game - CBS Local

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:48

CBS Local

93-7 The FAN To Cover Pitt Football Blue-Gold Game
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Your flagship home for Pitt Football, Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN, will have wall-to-wall coverage of the Pitt spring game coming up on Saturday, April 18. The Blue-Gold game will come to you live from Highmark Stadium and ...
93.7 The Fan to provide extensive Blue-Gold Game programingPittsburghPanthers.com

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Pitt Blue-Gold spring game additional news and notes - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:07

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt Blue-Gold spring game additional news and notes
Cardiac Hill (blog)
As mentioned yesterday, the Blue-Gold game draft results were revealed. Here are a few more minor notes regarding Saturday's exhibition: - The blue team is Team Fitz (Larry Fitzgerald) and the gold team is Team Donald (Aaron Donald) - those two guys ...
Rosters Set for the 2015 Blue-Gold Spring Game on SaturdayPittsburghPanthers.com

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Penn State, Pitt prepare for spring football games Saturday - GoErie.com (blog)

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:50

Penn State, Pitt prepare for spring football games Saturday
GoErie.com (blog)
This is a big weekend for college spring football games in Pennsylvania as both Penn State and Pitt will play their games Saturday. Penn State will conduct its Blue-White Game on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Beaver Stadium in University Park. The Nittany ...

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Ex-Pitt cornerback and Clairton graduate Howard to join Slippery Rock football ... - Tribune-Review

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 19:33

Ex-Pitt cornerback and Clairton graduate Howard to join Slippery Rock football ...
Tribune-Review
Slippery Rock coach George Mihalik confirmed that former Pitt cornerback Titus Howard will enroll at his school and join the football team. Howard, a Clairton graduate, said April 7 he planned to go to Slippery Rock. He was suspended last season by ...

Is Villanova Athletic Director Vince Nicastro a candidate for the same job at ... - VU Hoops

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:05

Is Villanova Athletic Director Vince Nicastro a candidate for the same job at ...
VU Hoops
ACC school Pittsburgh has some familiarity with Nicastro, having worked with him in the old Big East and shortly after the Panthers' exit to the ACC, when Nicastro worked closely with Pederson and the Panther's football office to manage a late ...
Report: NIU AD Frazier denies interest in Pitt vacancyNBCSports.com
Pitt has four candidates so far in Athletic Director search, per report.Cardiac Hill (blog)

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Shane Lyons optimistic new ADs can relaunch 'The Backyard Brawl' - West Virginia MetroNews

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 23:29

West Virginia MetroNews

Shane Lyons optimistic new ADs can relaunch 'The Backyard Brawl'
West Virginia MetroNews
... Shane Lyons said he plans to reach out to Pitt once the Panthers settle on their new AD. During an hour-long appearance on MetroNews “Sportsline” Monday night, Lyons said both programs could benefit from restarting the always-intense football ...
West Virginia AD wants to renew "Backyard Brawl" rivalry with PittsburghESPN
West Virginia Athletic Director Discusses Return of Backyard BrawlAthlonSports.com

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In June, George Blanda—along with the late Johnny Unitas and living legends Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—will be honored in Pittsburgh.
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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.
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George Blanda was a pro football player for 26 seasons, longer than anyone who ever played. The Youngwood native was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a quarterback and kicker in 1981.
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The Unsung Hero award recognizes local high school coaches and student-athletes who have dedicated themselves to sports and academics, but traditionally have not received the deserved attention.
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It's no secret that the Steelers need help in the defensive secondary and at outside linebacker, but there are also needs elsewhere. Here's a breakdown of the team’s potential targets in the upcoming NFL Draft.
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West Virginia's Kevin White will be the first local player off the board, but Pitt's TJ Clemmings looks like a first-rounder as well. Penn State has several players expected to go in the second and third days of the draft.
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Prospects are constantly moving up and down teams' draft boards as players visit and work out for teams during the month of April. Two quarterbacks and two receivers make up four of PSR's top five players available.
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While the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens are coming off playoff appearances and look to fill specific needs in this month's draft, the Browns are once again in need of help all over the roster, particularly on offense.
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