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Paul Chryst, the offensive coordinator of the Rose Bowl-bound Wisconsin Badgers, has been named the new head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh. Chryst was formally introduced as the Panthers head coach Thursday afternoon.

The 46-year-old Chryst takes over at Pitt following an exceptional eight-year tenure at Wisconsin (2002, 2005-11) where he gained acclaim as o

12/22/2011 - 11:57
PSR Staff
Once, years ago in middle school, I broke up with a girlfriend that I had been dating for a solid two weeks. I did it via email in my sixth-period computer class.

I'll never forget hearing for weeks on end from her friends, my friends, my mother and my computer teacher that I should have been man enough to do it to her face.

12/15/2011 - 00:03
Anthony Jaskulski
It kind of has a Baltimore Colts/Art Modell feel to it. But instead of an entire team packing up and heading for greener pastures, it was just one man, former Pitt head coach Todd Graham that took off west for Tempe, Arizona, seemingly under the cover of night.

12/14/2011 - 22:32
Anthony Jaskulski
Todd Graham has quit as Pitt's head football coach after just one season to accept the head coaching job at Arizona State. Graham informed his players of his decision via text message sent by a third party. Defensive coordinator Keith Patterson will coach the team in the BBVA Compass Bowl Jan. 7.

"I have resigned my position at Pitt in the best interest of my family to pursue the head coaching position at Arizona State," read Graham's text.

12/14/2011 - 14:07
Tony DeFazio
Sophomore defensive lineman earns national honor

PITTSBURGH—Pitt sophomore defensive lineman Aaron Donald was named second team All-American by FoxSportsNext.com,

12/09/2011 - 00:07
PSR Staff
Senior from Aliquippa forced three turnovers in bowl-clinching win over Syracuse

PITTSBURGH—Pitt senior outside linebacker Brandon Lindsey has been named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Panthers’ 33-20 victory over Syracuse

12/05/2011 - 15:50
PSR Staff
Panthers return to Birmingham Jan. 7

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh football team has accepted an invitation to play in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

12/04/2011 - 21:16
PSR Staff
Brandon Lindsey led a Pitt defense that forced six turnovers—three by Lindsey—and Kevin Harper kicked four field goals as the Panthers defeated Syracuse 33-20 at Heinz Field. The Panthers secured a bowl berth with the win.

The script was all-too familiar for Pitt.

12/03/2011 - 16:20
Tony DeFazio
West Virginia overcame two fumbled punts and a 20-7 deficit to win what could be the final Backyard Brawl -- at least for awhile -- by scoring the final 14 points to beat Pitt 21-20.

Morgantown—Some are calling it the last Backyard Brawl.

If it is the last one, it is certainly one that the Pittsburgh faithful would like to forget.

11/26/2011 - 00:00
Anthony Jaskulski
Safety Jahmahl Pardner chooses Panthers

Pitt got a verbal commitment from safety Jahmahl Pardner of Rochester, NY.

11/21/2011 - 23:53
PSR Staff
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