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Weaver, Jones II earn AP All-America honors

Pitt’s defensive end duo of Rashad Weaver (pictured) and Patrick Jones II received AP All-America honors on Monday.
December 31, 2020
As Pitt’s redshirt senior defensive end duo of Rashad Weaver and Patrick Jones II prepare for the NFL draft, they have both received a huge boost to their resumes.

Kenny Pickett announces return for fifth year

Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he will return for a fifth season.
December 15, 2020
In a surprising development, senior quarterback Kenny Pickett announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he will return for a fifth season.

Pitt football to forgo 2020 postseason

Pitt football to forgo 2020 postseason
December 11, 2020
Pitt football’s 32-20 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday night has turned from regular season finale to simply the season finale. Head coach Pat Narduzzi and Athletic Director Heather Lyke announced Friday evening that the Panthers will decline to participate in a bowl game this postseason.

Davis rushes for 247 yards in 32-20 win over Georgia Tech to cap regular season

Sophomore Vincent Davis rushed for 247 yards on Thursday at Georgia Tech
December 11, 2020
As the Panthers took the field on Thursday night, the players knew it could be their last of the season, and for some the last of their careers. 

Horrific first quarter dooms Pitt in 52-17 loss at Clemson

Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett threw four interceptions in Pitt's 52-17 loss to Clemson on Saturday
November 28, 2020
Last time Pitt went to Death Valley, the Panthers shocked undefeated Clemson in one of the greatest games in program history. Pitt didn’t have any of its 2016 magic on Saturday, as a treacherous start led to a 52-17 loss.

PHOTOS: Football Senior Day Game vs. Virginia Tech

PHOTOS: Football Senior Day Game vs. Virginia Tech
November 22, 2020

Pitt football won their Senior Day game Saturday against Virginia Tech. The Panthers beat the Hokies 47-14.

Shorthanded Panthers blowout Hokies 47-14 on Senior Day

First-year wide receiver Jaylon Barden celebrates his first career touchdown during Pitt's 47-14 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday
November 21, 2020
While players usually walk on the field with their families for the ceremonies, Pitt couldn’t carry on the tradition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Players came out by themselves this year, as their families provided video messages on the jumbotron.

Preview: Pitt will win battle of the trenches against Virginia Tech

The Pitt Panthers (4-4, 3-4 ACC) face the Virginia Tech Hokies (4-4, 4-3 ACC) on Saturday at Heinz Field at 4 p.m. on the ACC Network.
November 19, 2020
Pitt wins, but not by much, as the defensive lines of each team will slow this game down enough to make it interesting.

Column | Panther draft class filled with most first-round talent in years

Pitt’s defensive end duo of Rashad Weaver (pictured) and Patrick Jones II received AP All-America honors on Monday.
November 18, 2020
The NFL Draft will be held April 29 to May 1 in Cleveland. Pitt comes in with a strong class including not only the six players listed below, but at least five others who have a shot at a late selection or at least might receive training camp invites.

Pitt football pauses team activities for COVID-19 protocols

The Pitt football program has paused all team-related activities “due to COVID-related protocols,” the team announced Thursday evening. 
November 12, 2020
The Pitt football program has paused all team-related activities “due to COVID-related protocols,” the team announced Thursday evening. 
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