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Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

Jordan Whitehead uses talent to overcome lack of experience

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer September 4, 2015

Jordan Whitehead might be inexperienced. He might not completely know the playbook. Sometimes, he might not even be in the right place. But whatever mistakes the young defensive back makes early in his...

Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer

K.K. Mosley-Smith triumphs over uncertainty in Pitt football program

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer September 4, 2015

K.K. Mosley-Smith prefers not to dwell on the past. Whatever successes and failures he’s lived through, Mosley-Smith likes to keep them in the rearview. “I’m just focused on the future,” Mosley-Smith...

Heather Tennant / Staff Photographer

Pitt football schedule looks winnable but tough

By Joe Rokicki / Staff Writer September 4, 2015

On paper, everything looks easy. And on paper, Pitt’s schedule seems deceptively easy. But it’s easy to forget that Pitt has lost at least once to each of this year’s opponents in the past three...

Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

Time to shine: James Conner has the makings of a program great — now he has to win

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor September 4, 2015

Whenever a young football player starts making an impact, the hyperbole emerges just as fast as the knock-off jerseys. From the most serious journalist to the biggest homer, everyone jumps to proclaim...

Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer

‘Clavicle busters’: Pitt running back depth extends past Conner

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor September 3, 2015

The saying goes that two’s company, and three’s a crowd. But when it comes to a football backfield, Pitt offensive coordinator Jim Chaney thinks otherwise. “I’m going to play everybody I feel...

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