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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The 61-year-old Whipple, who brings almost 40 years of coaching experience to the table, will look to mentor quarterback Kenny Pickett (pictured) in an effort to revitalize Pitts 92nd-ranked offense.

Takeaways from Pitt’s near upset of Notre Dame

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer October 15, 2018
In a close game, Pitt pulled off another near upset against the Fighting Irish. Though there was struggles in both the offense and the defense, three key takeaways stuck out. From Kessman's kicks to Pickett's passes, there are aspects of both defense and offense that can be improved upon.
Then-quarterback for Notre Dame DeShone Kizer scores a touchdown on a 2-yard against Pitt in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field Nov. 7, 2015. Notre Dame won 42-30.

Panthers to bring the fight to Fighting Irish

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer October 11, 2018
After a successful game that saw many great things from both offense and defense, the Panthers seem to have had a huge confidence boost. But, the Panthers must prepare for a tough game against the Fighting Irish that requires the offensive line to capitalize.
Placekicker Alex Kessman has racked up 34 points on the season so far. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Alex Kessman named ACC Specialist of the Week

After setting a record-breaking field goal kick at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse last weekend, Pitt redshirt freshman placekicker Alex Kessman has been named ACC Specialist of the Week. Though the team...

Quarterback Max Browne completed 17 of 24 passes on the day but relied mostly on short, underneath throws. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

Max Browne buckles in Panthers debut

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer September 4, 2017

As redshirt senior quarterback Max Browne hit wide receiver Jester Weah for the game-winning touchdown this Saturday against Youngstown State, Panther fans saw a flash of what made Browne a five-star recruit...

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