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DiNucci announces transfer from Pitt

Redshirt sophomore Ben DiNucci has announced he will be transferring from Pitt in January. (Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)
December 14, 2017

Backup Pitt quarterback Ben Dinucci has announced his decision to transfer, according to a Tweet posted Thursday afternoon. The redshirt sophomore and Pine-Richland High School graduate announced, with...

Gallery: Pitt football falls to Virginia Tech, losing bowl eligibility

Receiver Jester Weah breaks a tackle before running to the one yard line. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)
November 18, 2017

The Pitt football team couldn’t convert on four straight plays at the goal line with a minute to go in the fourth quarter — losing 20-14 to the Virginia Tech Hokies and any chance at a bowl game. Read...

Panthers make fatal mistakes against Tar Heels

Junior running back Darrin Hall scored four touchdowns in the Panthers’ 34-31 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)
November 13, 2017

A kickoff returned for a touchdown, a fumble near the goal line and a trick play touchdown may have been the biggest plays of the day Thursday — and they all went against the Panther football team. A...

Narduzzi’s quarterback shuffle costs Panthers

First-year quarterback Kenny Pickett completed five of 13 passes in Pitt’s 35-17 loss to NC State. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)
October 15, 2017

This season’s Panther football team has certainly not been afraid to make unconventional choices in their game plan, especially when it comes to the quarterback position. Pat Narduzzi has used two...

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 35-17

Ben DiNucci got his first start of the season against Georgia Tech, going 12 for 19 with 110 yards and one touchdown. (Photo by Wenhao Wu / Assistant Visual Editor)
September 23, 2017

With four separate opportunities to make the Yellow Jackets pay after turnovers, the Panther offense failed to convert any of these chances into points leading to Saturday’s 35-17 loss in their first...

DiNucci deserves starting slot over Browne

After the Penn State game, backup QB Ben DiNucci deserves the starting slot (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)
September 10, 2017

Max Browne has started two games for the Pitt Panthers in his career, and he shouldn’t start a third. Unfortunately, head coach Pat Narduzzi doesn’t share this sentiment — yet. When asked if Browne...

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