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Conner leads way, as Pitt wins ACC opener

Conner leads way, as Pitt wins ACC opener

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor

September 6, 2014

Chestnut Hill, Mass. –  It seemed as though the public address announcer in Boston College’s press box kept saying the same thing over and over throughout Pitt’s game here.“Conner with the carry,” the emotionless voice would intone over the speakers inside Alumni Stadium.Other times it wasn...

Paul Chryst

Paul Chryst

By Sheldon Satenstein / Assistant Visual Editor

September 4, 2014

Paul Chryst and QB Chad Voytik prepare for Boston College Friday.

Pitt and Boston College share Big East history

Pitt and Boston College share Big East history

By Ryan Bertonaschi / Senior Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

The last — and only — time Paul Chryst and Steve Addazio matched up against each other as head coaches, Chryst led his Pitt team to a 47-17 win in 2012.Addazio was with Temple at the time. He’s now in his second season leading the Boston College football team, and can’t wait to get another cra...

Conner, Rotheram awarded weekly ACC honors

By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor

September 2, 2014

The praise keeps coming for Pitt football following its 62-0 win against Delaware.Sophomore running back James Conner and senior offensive guard Matt Rotheram were given weekly ACC honors for their performances in the season opener, according to a release from E.J. Borghetti, Pitt’s Associate Athletic Di...

For Chryst, emphasis on run game

For Chryst, emphasis on run game

By Ryan Bertonaschi / Senior Staff Writer

September 1, 2014

Since Pitt football coach Paul Chryst joined the Panthers in 2012, he’s preached to his players many blue-collar expressions, which have become part of the daily locker room dialogue.One of the most popular phrases among players is “just do your assignment.”Pitt’s offense did exactly that in Sat...

Football recruit rundown

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

September 1, 2014

Pitt football has 13 commits in its 2015 class. Here’s how they and their teams performed last week.Darrin Hall (running back) — Austintown Fitch High School , OhioOn the way to a 49-14 victory over Warren Harding, Hall ran 16 times for 160 yards and a 35-yard touchdown.Nick Bowers (tight end) — Kittanning Senior Hi...

Fowl play: Pitt cooks Blue Hens

Fowl play: Pitt cooks Blue Hens

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor

August 30, 2014

The Pitt football team knew the importance of doing well right from the start in its season opener.“A team like this, they look at this as one of their biggest games of the year,” redshirt junior center Artie Rowell said. “So from the other side of that, if you can go out first drive: run the bal...

Pitt Football 2014 Season Opener

Pitt Football 2014 Season Opener

By Sheldon Satenstein / Assistant Visual Editor

August 30, 2014

Defensive lineman David Durham sacks Delaware QB Trent Hurley.

Heinz Field

Heinz Field

By Bobby Mizia / Visual Editor

August 28, 2014

Students take shuttles, buses, and light rail to get to games.

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