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Panthers’ secondary shows improvement in Syracuse loss

Pitt football lost to Syracuse on Saturday with a final score of 27-24. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Pitt’s defense — particularly the secondary — has become an easy target for criticism during the last two years. There have been low moments, such as last year’s 37-36 loss at North Carolina and this year’s 59-21 loss to Oklahoma State, but in Saturday’s loss against Syracuse, the Pitt defense earned som...

Blue team defeated Gold 19-17 in Pitt spring game

Quadree Henderson breaks loose for run.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

April 16, 2016

  While most spring football games tend to end up as high-scoring shootouts, Pitt’s Blue-Gold game was a defensive struggle. In the end, honorary captain and former Pitt legend Tony Dorsett’s Blue Team defeated his former Pitt quarterback Matt Cavanaugh’s Gold Team 19-17 in the program’s...

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