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Voytik, receivers shine in scrimmage

Redshirt freshman quarterback Chad Voytik threw for 358 yards and 3 touchdowns as Pitt completed their spring football drills with the Blue-Gold scrimmage Friday night at Bethel Park high school.

04/13/2013 - 08:52
Tony DeFazio
Pitt running back Rushel Shell, considered one of the most promising backs in the nation and expected to be to focus of the Panthers offense in 2013, has decided to transfer from the program.

Shell rushed for 641 yards as a freshman, serving mainly as the back-up to Ray Graham, last year.

04/02/2013 - 14:30
Tony DeFazio
Once a thriving mill town, Clairton, Pennsylvania has fallen on hard times since the decline of the steel industry. In recent years, however, athletic greatness has emerged from the small, economically depressed town along the Monongahela River.

Clairton High School football has not only proven its talent by winning four consecutive Pennsylvania single-A titles—and currently holding the record for the longest winning streak in the nation a

03/27/2013 - 20:35
Shelby Cassesse
Spring football at Pitt and Penn State are both in full swing, with their spring games both slated for next month. PSR looks at what you can expect from spring drills.

Pitt Spring Preview
Blue-Gold Game: April 12, 7:30 PM, Bethel Park High School

03/21/2013 - 13:35
Sam Oliff
Pitt will usher in its Atlantic Coast Conference era with the program’s biggest season opener in years when the Panthers host defending ACC and Orange Bowl champion Florida State for a Labor Day primetime opener at Heinz Field.

The Panthers and Seminoles will clash on Sept. 2 at 8 p.m., in front of a national ESPN television audience.

02/25/2013 - 16:23
PSR Staff
Veteran assistant John Palermo, Pitt alum and former Steeler Hank Poteat added to staff

Pitt head coach Paul Chryst announced today the promotion of Matt House to defensive coordinator and the hiring of coac

02/18/2013 - 11:08
PSR Staff
The 2013 Pitt recruiting class will feature a large grouping of western Pennsylvania athletes, versatile players who can play multiple positions, as well as elite local recruits Dorian Johnson and Tyler Boyd.

Tyler Boyd's future was the top local storyline of National Signing Day.

02/05/2013 - 22:56
Anthony Priore
North Allegheny's Pat Kugler, Belle Vernon's Dorian Johnson, Clairton's Tyler Boyd and Central Valley's Robert Foster grabbed most of the attention, but more than two dozen local high school football players will continue their careers at Division 1 colleges across the country.

Players are able to sign binding letters of intent with programs on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

02/04/2013 - 22:12
PSR Staff
At Southern Columbia High School in Catawissa, PA, they called him “Hank the Tank.” At the University of Pittsburgh, he was “Hyno the Rhino.” Now, on his biggest stage yet, the throngs of Giants fans in New York City and across the country have affectionately named him “the Hynocerous.”

Henry Hynoski has been given a different nickname at every level of his football career, each name acting as a benchmark along the timeline of his progress and a

01/24/2013 - 20:04
Rachel Labosky
Panthers home schedule to feature Florida State and Miami

The Panthers' eight-game ACC slate will include home contests against Florida State, Miami, North Carolina and Virginia.

01/12/2013 - 00:07
PSR Staff
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.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
Feature TwoPure Steel
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
Feature FourNorth Shore NotesTop Story
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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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.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
Custom 3Penn State
The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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