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Former Pitt LB Nicholas Grigsby makes L.A. Rams’ 53-man roster

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby jars the ball loose.
September 4, 2016

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby survived the last round of NFL preseason roster cuts Saturday, officially making the Los Angeles Rams’ 53-man roster entering the 2016-2017 season. Grigsby...

Holtz, Grigsby, Pitts sign on with NFL teams

Tight end J.P. Holtz is one of three former Pitt Panthers joining Tyler Boyd in the NFL. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
May 1, 2016

Wide receiver Tyler Boyd was the only player from Pitt selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but three of his teammates found homes with NFL teams after the draft was over. Tight end J.P. Holtz, linebacker...

Pitt football notebook: Week nine

Lafayette Pitts takes down Tar Heels' wide receiver, Mack Hollins on Thursday's game.  Nikki Moriello | Visual Editor
November 2, 2015

After Pitt’s 26-19 loss to North Carolina on Thursday knocked the then-No. 23 Panthers out of the AP Top 25 ranking, head coach Pat Narduzzi said the team has already moved on to its next contest. Its...

Pitt football uses memory of 2012 loss to prepare for opener against Youngstown State

J.P. Holtz was one of three
September 3, 2015

Three years ago, Pitt tight end J.P. Holtz was an eager, inexperienced freshman, a Pittsburgh kid from Shaler Area High School ready to play in his first collegiate game. That game was against Youngstown...

Pitt Football Training Camp Notebook: Aug. 10

Bobby Mizia / Senior Staff Photographer
August 30, 2015

With a new head coach in Pat Narduzzi, an exciting crop of recruits, an electrifying offense and a new catch phrase to boot, Pitt football players are feeling that the 2015 season might be “it” for...

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