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Friday September 19 2014
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ESPN NFL Analyst Louis Riddick spent 12 years as an NFL Scout and Personnel Director with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles. The Quakertown, PA, native and Pitt graduate played six seasons as a defensive back in the NFL with the Falcons, Browns and Raiders.

Drafted in the ninth-round by the San Francisco 49ers in 1991, Riddick went on to play 94 games in the league and recorded an interception in a 1994 Browns playoff win over the New England Patr

09/15/2014 - 14:11
Tony DeFazio
James Conner ran for 177 yards and 3 touchdowns, Chad Voytik added 126 rushing yards and Pitt overcame a mistake-filled first quarter to beat Florida International 42-25 on Saturday.

Conner’s output gave him 544 rushing yards on the year, breaking Tony Dorsett’s school record for most rushing yards in the first three games of a season.

09/13/2014 - 16:41
Anthony Mendicino
Former Pitt standout Jabaal Sheard is in his fourth year with the Browns

PITTSBURGH - After a stellar career at Pitt from 2007 to 2010, defensive end Jabaal Sheard was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round in 2011.

09/07/2014 - 17:49
Steve Flinn
James Conner rumbled for 214 rushing yards, Tyler Boyd added a pair of touchdowns and Pitt whipped ACC foe Boston College 30-20 in Chestnut Hill.

Conner led Pitt to their first conference win of the 2014 season running strong behind a dominant offensive line as the Panthers rolled over the Boston College Eagles under the lights on Friday nig

09/06/2014 - 00:30
Anthony Mendicino
James Conner rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries as Pitt scored six first-half touchdowns and cruised to a 62-0 blowout victory over Delaware Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field.

PITTSBURGH – James Conner rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries as Pitt scored six first-half touchdowns and cruised to a 62-0 victory over Delaware on Saturd

08/30/2014 - 14:57
Tony DeFazio
Pitt head coach Paul Chryst talked with the media last month in Greensboro, NC, and previewed the Panthers' upcoming about the upcoming season.

ON ACC TEAMS BEING MORE PREPARED FOR TYLER BOYD

08/29/2014 - 13:42
Tony DeFazio
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.

The most decorated defensive player in the nation in 2013, defensive tackle Aaron Donald, is one of seven 2013 starters (including injured defensive end Ejuan Proce) who won’t be back in this fall.

08/06/2014 - 15:42
Tony DeFazio
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.

Chryst answered the questions thoughtfully, cracking self-deprecating jokes and even peppering his comments with some colorful language.

08/05/2014 - 14:57
Tony DeFazio
Paul Chryst replaced Todd Graham as Pitt’s head coach in 2012. After a 6-7 season in his first year, the Panthers took a small step forward with a 7-6 record last season.

The former Wisconsin offensive coordinator is a plain spoken football coach without a lot of flair, distinguishing himself from his predecessor in a lot of ways.

08/05/2014 - 14:34
Tony DeFazio
Former Pitt quarterback Tyler Palko isn't playing football anymore, but he's still leading his team.

Tyler Palko was a leader from the moment he picked up a football while watching his father coach at West Allegheny High School.

06/28/2014 - 20:28
Julia Kramer
I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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On the heels of two straight wins, the Franklin Regional Panthers are looking to improve to 3-1 Friday night as welcome the Indiana Little Indians (2-1) to Panther Stadium.
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Belle Vernon will battle Hollidaysburg in a WPIAL Triple-A clash Friday night with both teams looking for their third win on the season.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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