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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
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
So far, Paul Chryst’s first full batch of recruits as the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh has been an impressive one.

Sporting immediate impact players like wide receiver Tyler Boyd, running backs James Conner and Rachid Ibrahim, tight end Scott Orndoff, offensive lineman Dorian Johnson, and defensive backs Titus

05/25/2014 - 16:12
Dan Sostek
Street and Urschel also selected as well as Bloomsburg linebacker

Penn State defensive tackle Daquan Jones and Pitt quarterback Tom Savage were fourth round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft.

05/10/2014 - 20:59
Tony DeFazio
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game

The Steelers main needs heading into this draft were along the defensive line, cornerback, wide receiver and linebacker depth.

05/10/2014 - 10:50
Tony DeFazio
Following one of the most dominant seasons by a defensive tackle in college football history, Pitt’s Aaron Donald was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams with the 13th overall pick.

Donald becomes the 25th player in Pitt history to be a first-round NFL Draft selection.

05/08/2014 - 22:55
PSR Staff
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