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Senior defensive tackle first defensive unanimous selection for Pitt since Hugh Green in 1980

PITTSBURGH-Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been named a unanimous All-American, selected to the first-team by all five NCAA-recognized

12/18/2013 - 23:42
PSR Staff
Pitt's Aaron Donald won his third and fourth major national awards Wednesday night, capturing the Outland Trophy and Chuck Bednarik Award at ESPN's College Football Awards show in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Earlier this week, Donald won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the nation's best defensive player, and the Rotary Lombardi Award as the country's best lineman or linebacker.

12/12/2013 - 22:07
Tony DeFazio
Pitt’s Aaron Donald won the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award as the nation’s top college football lineman or linebacker on Wednesday night.

Donald, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, also claimed the Nagurski Trophy as the nation’s best defensive player on Monday.

12/11/2013 - 23:29
PSR Staff
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been named the winner of the 2013 Bronko Nagurski Trophy, annually presented to the “nation’s most outstanding defensive player” by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and Football Writers Association of America.

CHARLOTTE, NC - The announcement was made at the Bronko Nagurski Awards Banquet on Monday evening at the Charlotte Westin Hotel.

12/09/2013 - 23:55
PSR Staff
Todd Graham has guided his Arizona State Sun Devils to the Pac-12 Championship Game, where they will face Stanford in a battle for a Rose Bowl berth.

The former Pitt coach never actually sat down with PSR’s Anthony Jaskulski to talk about his new career in Tempe. But if he did, we imagine it might have gone like this...

12/05/2013 - 21:54
Anthony Jaskulski
Former Penn Hills star is a finalist for several national awards next week

PITTSBURGH-Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by

12/04/2013 - 22:02
PSR Staff
Miami scored on their first four drives of the game and cruised to a 41-31 victory over Pitt in the regular season finale at Heinz Field on Friday. Isaac Bennett rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown for the Panthers.

Things began ominously for the Panthers when Lafayette Pitts fumbled the opening kick, giving Miami the ball at the Pitt 35.

11/29/2013 - 19:56
Tony DeFazio
The Pitt Panthers, fresh off clinching bowl-eligibility with a 17-16 win over the Syracuse Orange a week ago, host the Miami Hurricanes at home in their season finale.

The Panthers can finish their first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a .500 record in conference play by beating the Hurricanes on Saturday.

11/27/2013 - 20:06
Taylor Skaggs
Defensive tackle Aaron Donald was absolutely dominant, blocking an extra point and adding a sack and three tackles for loss to lead Pitt to a 17-16 win over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, locking up a bowl berth for the Panthers.

The Panthers (6-5) came up with a late defensive stop to seal the victory, as Syracuse’s final pass fell incomplete on 4th down from the Pitt 36.

11/23/2013 - 18:02
Taylor Skaggs
After a valiant comeback effort fell short against North Carolina, the Pitt football team is not dwelling on what could have been, as the quest for a sixth win and bowl eligibility hangs on their final two games.

The first chance comes Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in Syracuse, N.Y., where the Panthers face a familiar foe in the Orange.

11/22/2013 - 11:31
Tyler Pecyna
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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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