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Pitt Football Currently Has 8 Commitments for Class of 2016 And Narduzzi ... - City of Champions

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:19

City of Champions

Pitt Football Currently Has 8 Commitments for Class of 2016 And Narduzzi ...
City of Champions
Local 6-foot-5 offensive tackle Brandon Ford from Upper St. Clair committed to Pitt. Ford wanted to play at home, despite offers from Maryland, Akron, and Bowling Green. He is ranked the No. 2 offensive tackle in Pennsylvania, and he will join a large ...

West Virginia AD says renewing 'Backyard Brawl' with Pitt a top priority - SportingNews.com

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:40

West Virginia AD says renewing 'Backyard Brawl' with Pitt a top priority
SportingNews.com
West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons, on the job at his alma mater only since February, says few topics have been more pressing than whether the Mountaineers' football rivalry with PItt, dubbed "the Backyard Brawl," will resume, the PIttburgh ...

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Scott Barnes brings ideal background to Pitt athletic director job - ESPN (blog)

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:02

ESPN (blog)

Scott Barnes brings ideal background to Pitt athletic director job
ESPN (blog)
The football coaching position had become a revolving door of sorts in recent years at Pitt, with four different head coaches getting hired since Dave Wannstedt was fired following the 2010 season. And while former AD Steve Pederson did plenty of good ...

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Pitt graduate sets out to fix NFL scheduling quirks - GoErie.com

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 10:13

Pitt graduate sets out to fix NFL scheduling quirks
GoErie.com
"œIt"™s very different from the work I did at Pitt, but I"™m also a big football fan," said Kurt, who studied at Pitt from 2005-12. "œI noticed quirks in the schedule, saw imbalances, especially with the Thursday night games. Owners, coaches and ...

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Pitt AD Scott Barnes: We Want To Play Penn State & WVU…With 1 Catch - CBS Local

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 08:19

CBS Local

Pitt AD Scott Barnes: We Want To Play Penn State & WVU…With 1 Catch
CBS Local
This is unsurprising, given Barnes' priority of making Pitt's football program the pride of the athletic department. “Our best opportunity for growth is in football,” Barnes said. “I've used the quote 'rising tide lifts all boats'… and if we can get ...

Pitt Football Recruiting: Panthers pursuing four-star linebacker Cameron Brown - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:00

Pitt Football Recruiting: Panthers pursuing four-star linebacker Cameron Brown
Cardiac Hill (blog)
In addition to Pitt, others include Penn State, USC, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame, Arizona State, Duke, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and many more. He has a top ten list but seems to have some favorites, including the Panthers. ESPN and 247 both rank him ...

Pitt graduate sets out to fix NFL scheduling quirks - GoErie.com

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:11

Pitt graduate sets out to fix NFL scheduling quirks
GoErie.com
"œIt"™s very different from the work I did at Pitt, but I"™m also a big football fan," said Kurt, who studied at Pitt from 2005-12. "œI noticed quirks in the schedule, saw imbalances, especially with the Thursday night games. Owners, coaches and ...

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Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes talks fans, football, and more - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:12

Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes talks fans, football, and more
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Some members of the media sat down with new Pitt athletic director recently. On Saturday, I mentioned that he touched on the subject of playing Penn State and West Virginia, but there was a lot more to it that I wanted to jump into. The Post-Gazette's ...

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Notre Dame Football 2015 Off-Season Preview: Pittsburgh Panthers - One Foot Down

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:02

Notre Dame Football 2015 Off-Season Preview: Pittsburgh Panthers
One Foot Down
Pitt got off to a 3-0 start by toppling Boston College in between easy wins over Delaware and Florida International. However, they quickly fell to 3-3 after coughing up a 10-point second half lead in a loss to Iowa, then dropping a home game to Akron ...

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