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Ejuan Price named ACC defensive lineman of the week

Ejuan Price named ACC defensive lineman of the week

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 20, 2016

Pitt redshirt senior defensive end Ejuan Price was recognized as the ACC defensive lineman of the week for the third time in his career Monday, this time for his efforts against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in Week 3. Price continued to wreak havoc on opponents in the Panthers’ 45-38 loss to the Cowbo...

No repeats of 2012 debacle in forecast for Panthers

No repeats of 2012 debacle in forecast for Panthers

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

September 1, 2016

Pitt fans know all too well the perils that can come with taking the first opponent of the season lightly just because it is a Football Championship Subdivision — formerly I-AA — team. In 2012, Paul Chryst was in his first game as head coach of the Panthers, and a win -- good start to his tenu...

Johnson, Price named to preseason All-ACC team

Johnson, Price named to preseason All-ACC team

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

July 27, 2016

Pitt seniors Dorian Johnson and Ejuan Price were named to the 2016 All-ACC Preseason Football Team Wednesday after media voting at last week’s ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte. An offensive guard from Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, Johnson has started 27 straight games dating back to his first season ...

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

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

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 looking forward to pairing with Dewayne Hendrix

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...

ACC Coaches recognize nine Panthers with All-ACC honors

ACC Coaches recognize nine Panthers with All-ACC honors

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

After the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association honored a litany of Pitt football players in late November, the conference’s coaches heaped recognition on an array of Panthers. On Wednesday morning, the ACC released the 2015 Football Coaches’ Awards and All-ACC teams. It honored freshman runnin...

Pitt football places eight on All-ACC teams

Pitt football places eight on All-ACC teams

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 30, 2015

Following an ACC loss on Friday to Miami, the Pitt football team received a conference “win” of sorts on Monday afternoon. The Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association selected eight Panthers in total to either the first, second, third or honorable mention teams, recognizing them as some of the best player...

Panthers of the Week

Panthers of the Week

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 23, 2015

Ejuan Price- Defensive end, football Price had one of the best games for a defensive player in Pitt football history, recording an astounding five sacks Saturday in Pitt’s 45-34 victory over Louisville. The total of five sacks was the highest of any player in the FBS this season, and was one away ...

Football: Defensive end Ejuan Price to miss 2014 season

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor

July 16, 2014

Redshirt junior defensive end Ejuan Price will miss the entire 2014 football season as he recovers from surgery for an injury, Pitt Athletics announced Wednesday.Price tore his left pectoral muscle in a team workout on Monday and will undergo surgery today.This medical setback is the latest for Price, w...

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