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Hall of Famer Curtis Martin to give keynote at annual luncheon

Former Pitt running back and Hall of Famer Curtis Martin will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2019 annua Pitt Kickoff Luncheon.

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

Curtis Martin may not have kicked the ball as a running back for the Pitt Panthers. But he’ll kick off this year’s football season, serving as the keynote speaker at the 2019 annual Pitt Kickoff Luncheon.

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,...

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