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‘Max is back’: Narduzzi praises Browne, previews Syracuse

Coach Narduzzi spoke of Max Browne's improved performance in the team's win against Rice this weekend during his press conference. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Pitt football is coming off a victory for the first time since its season-opener, and head coach Pat Narduzzi made it known at Monday’s press conference. “Obviously it was a much more pleasant Sunday here with our kids,” Narduzzi said. “I couldn’t be happier for our kids. I mean, that’s kind of why ...

Early injuries end Hendrix and Ziese’s season

Elijah Zeise gets help walking off the field after getting injured during the Villanova game. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

Though Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi said the status of defensive end Dewayne Hendrix and Star linebacker Elijah Zeise’s health was “day-to-day” during the week, he confirmed Saturday after the Panthers’ 42-39 win over Penn State the two key defensive players are out for the season. Reds...

Conner, Price, Whitehead named to Maxwell preseason awards watch lists

Junior running back James Conner is one of three Panthers named preseason candidates for the Maxwell Football Club awards. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

July 5, 2016

Three Pitt Panthers are on preseason watch lists for the prestigious Maxwell Football Club awards. On Tuesday, junior running back James Conner was picked as a preseason candidate for the Maxwell Award, given annually to the College Player of the Year. The same day, senior defensive end Ejuan Price and s...

Ejuan Price looking forward to pairing with Dewayne Hendrix

Ejuan Price looks forward to playing with Dewayne Hendrix | Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

Last season, Ejuan Price was undoubtedly ‘the guy’ on Pitt’s defensive line. With top-end quickness and pass-rushing technique, Price amassed 11.5 sacks. Now, Price might have some competition in that proverbial pecking order. After sitting out the past season due to transfer rules, Dewayne Hendrix...

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