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Edge rusher Rashad Weaver registered 35 tackles, 14.5 of which were for a loss of yardage, on top of 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in 2020.

Prediction: Final NFL draft destinations for Pitt stars

By Dalton Coppola, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
Pitt has one of its most exciting draft classes of the last few years with numerous Panthers sporting a chance at hearing their name called by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Senior safety Damar Hamlin (3) takes the Boston College halfback off his feet during Pitt’s 26-19 loss to the Eagles.

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor January 15, 2020
Damar Hamlin’s waiver request was granted by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon, meaning the star safety will return for Pitt’s 2020 season.
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson (4) is a returning Heisman Trophy finalist and first-team All-American. (TNS)

Prediction: Clemson QB Watson to throttle Panthers defense

By Dan Sostek | Senior Staff Writer November 10, 2016

The Pitt football team’s chances of victory Saturday are slim going against the undefeated No. 3 Clemson Tigers. But Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi reminded reporters Wednesday at his weekly media teleconference,...

Pitt cornerback Avonte Maddox gets drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. (TPN file photo)

Prediction: Panthers offense to keep rolling in Virginia

By Dan Sostek | Senior Staff Writer October 13, 2016

One week after defeating Paul Johnson and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi and the Panthers will have to harness a Bronco — Bronco Mendenhall, that is. Pittsburgh travels...

Pitt RB James Conner was one of three Panthers named to the Lombardi Award watch list. Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

Pitt football training camp notebook: Week one

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor August 13, 2016

Change is in the air at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex this month, and Pitt’s new script jerseys haven’t even seen the light of day yet. The Panthers opened training camp at the complex Monday,...

Pitt football recruits sit with Coach Narduzzi at a recent basketball game.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Narduzzi providing results in first full recruiting offseason

By Chad Cameron / For The Pitt News February 2, 2016

In the final stretch of the courting process, Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi fed his recruits to the Zoo. Pitt invited a group of football recruits to watch the Virginia Tech game Sunday as members...

Central Catholics Damar Hamlin committed to Pitt on Monday.  (Courtesy Rivals.com)

Central Catholic’s Damar Hamlin commits to Pitt

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor February 1, 2016

On Monday evening, Pitt football learned that a local high school star would be staying home. Central Catholic’s Damar Hamlin committed to the University of Pittsburgh via an announcement on KDKA...

Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi now has 12 pledges lined up in his 2017 recruiting class. Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

Storify: Football recruiting Twitter barrage sends Pitt fans into frenzy

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor December 1, 2015

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