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Chawntez Moss leaving Pitt football team

Running back Chawntez Moss rushes against Rice in September. Moss will not return to the Panthers football team next year. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)

By Steve Rotstein | Senior Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

After missing six of Pitt’s final seven games of the 2017 season, sophomore running back Chawntez Moss will not be back with the team next year. Moss said in a Twitter direct message Monday he decided to transfer on his own, contradicting a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report that stated he had been...

No repeats of 2012 debacle in forecast for Panthers

Pitt running back James Conner will take the field Saturday for the first time since recovering from a torn MCL and Hodgkin's lymphoma. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

September 1, 2016

Pitt fans know all too well the perils that can come with taking the first opponent of the season lightly just because it is a Football Championship Subdivision — formerly I-AA — team. In 2012, Paul Chryst was in his first game as head coach of the Panthers, and a win -- good start to his tenu...

Next In Line: Meet Chawntez Moss

Chawntez Moss poses next to the Heisman Trophy at Pitt's football practice facility. Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 31, 2016

Just before the start of the Blue-Gold game on April 16, 2016, incoming first-year running back Chawntez Moss had to take a moment to reflect. Moss was in a corner of the locker room with sophomore running back Qadree Ollison when he was handed his gold No. 26 game jersey. “Come on, man, put it on,...

Spring football notebook: Players, coaches reflect on Blue-Gold game

Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi gets the Panthers ready for their first ACC game of the season against the Tar Heels.  Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

April 18, 2016

Spring football games usually have their fair share of fireworks, touchdowns and big plays — but not Pitt’s Blue-Gold Game Sunday. A rather dull intersquad scrimmage ended with the Blue team  squeaking out a 19-17 win.. And instead of any specific plays or moments sticking out, reactions to the end ...

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