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Pitt football notebook: Week six

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

October 13, 2015

In Pitt’s 26-19 win over Virginia on Saturday, ball security and missed opportunities held the Panthers back from a bigger victory. Both of those issues have plagued Pitt in past games against Georgia Tech — next week’s opponent — particularly in last year’s 56-28 loss, a game in which the...

Pitt football notebook: Week four

Qadree Ollison, Darrin Hall, and Chris James are all battling for the starting spot this year.  Photos by Jeff Ahearn and Meghan Sunners | Pitt News Photo Staff

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

After Week 2’s last-second loss to Iowa, Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi and his team had a bye week to lick their wounds and prepare to face Virginia Tech. Now heading into this weekend’s contest against the Hokies, Narduzzi addressed his team’s running offense, starting quarterback an...

Pitt football notebook: Week three

Pitt QB Nathan Peterman (4) is a preseason candidate for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Jeff Ahearn / Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

September 15, 2015

Before Pitt sets off for Kinnick Stadium, questions about position battles and health linger following a 24-7 win at Akron on Saturday. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi addressed his team’s quarterback controversy, injuries and depth at his weekly press conference Monday at the UPMC Sports Performance...

Pitt Football Notebook: Narduzzi reflects on debut

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

Coming off of a close 45-37 first week victory over Youngstown State University, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi had plenty to talk about in his weekly press conference. While the main takeaway was running back James Conner’s season-ending knee injury, Narduzzi tackled plenty of other topics on Monda...

Committee rules: Pitt backs run for 258 yards in win over Syracuse

Teammates have praised Conner as a hard worker and a great personality in the locker room.
Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer

By Jasper Wilson / Senior Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

Chris James has become more patient as a runner throughout the football season, but the change hasn’t come easily.“That’s been something that I’ve been working on all year. Coach [John] Settle calls me ‘Happy Feet’ in the backfield ‘cause I get the ball and just want to take off,” Jame...

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