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Former Pitt athletes nominated for College Football Hall of Fame

Former Pitt athletes nominated for College Football Hall of Fame

By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Two former Pitt football players were added to the induction ballot for the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame on Monday by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Matt Cavanaugh and Craig Heyward were among several familiar college football stars, including former Texas and Te...

Top 5 players to sport Pitt script

Top 5 players to sport Pitt script

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

The Pitt football program has produced an overwhelming amount of legendary players in its 127-year history. After all, the Panthers’ eight Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees are tied for fourth-most of any school in the country, with multiple future Hall of Famers still competing on Sundays in the NFL. Some players, such as r...

Next In Line: Meet Chawntez Moss

Next In Line: Meet Chawntez Moss

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Features

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,...

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