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Top 5 players to sport Pitt script

The football team will wear the classic Pitt uniforms in its homecoming game against Georgia Tech on Saturday. Courtesy Pitt Archives

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 6, 2016

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...

Hometown hero: Dan Marino honored at alma mater Central Catholic

NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino visited his alma mater, Central Catholic High School, on Tuesday morning to accept the Pittsburgh Hometown Hall of Fame award.   Nikki Moriello | Visual Editor

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

December 2, 2015

Hall of Fame quarterback and Pitt alum Dan Marino returned home Tuesday morning, receiving another honor to add to his decorated resumé. But unlike the Pro Bowl berths, the 1984 MVP or his Hall of Fame bust, this award also celebrated what led to those accolades and the place that fostered the legendary si...

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