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Spring Game analysis: Pitt defense shined while offense struggled

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett completed 13 of 23 passes for 140 yards during Saturday’s Blue and Gold game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Cale Berger | Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

Pitt’s annual Blue and Gold Spring Game may be the first chance of the year for Pitt students, alumni and fans to tailgate and bring their favorite jerseys out of retirement, but it is also an opportunity to get a small taste of what the upcoming season will bring on the field. This year was no ...

Blue beats Gold, 10-3, in Spring Game defensive battle

The Blue team scored its only touchdown in a 10-3 victory from cornerback Dane Jackson's (11) interception in Pitt's annual Spring Game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard and Joanna Li | TPN Staff

April 14, 2018

The Panthers split their football team into Blue and Gold teams Saturday afternoon for their annual Spring Game, a contest in which neither offense looked exceptional. It proved fitting that a defensive touchdown — redshirt junior defensive back Dane Jackson’s 60-yard interception-turned-touchdown ...

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