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Taysir Mack transfers to become a Panther

Taysir Mack is a transfer from Indiana University who recently signed on to be a wide receiver for Pitt’s football team beginning in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Ty Vinson | Indiana Daily student)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Pitt has a storied history of great college wide receivers, including Larry Fitzgerald, Antonio Bryant and Tyler Boyd. Taysir Mack, a new Pitt transfer from Indiana University, hopes to follow in their footsteps. “Every time I walk in the door, I look at the Biletnikoff Award, and I’m just li...

Shocky Jacques-Louis lands at Pitt

Shocky Jacques-Louis (middle) stands alongside fellow Pitt football recruits and Celeste Welsh, the Pitt Athletics media relations coordinator, at the Cool 
Down for Warmth fundraiser Jan. 25. (Photo courtesy of Jake Kradel)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

When Shocky Jacques-Louis committed to Pitt Dec. 20, 2017, the football team finally landed its highest-rated recruit. Jacques-Louis joined the Panthers after a tumultuous recruiting process saw him decommit from two other schools. Jacques-Louis is listed by as a three-star, 6-foot-1, 175-pound athlet...

Pitt hires Archie Collins as 10th assistant coach

Pitt hires Archie Collins as 10th assistant coach

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

The Pitt football team announced on its website on Wednesday that former Central Michigan secondary coach Archie Collins will be joining next year’s coaching staff. The NCAA allows football programs to hire up to 10 assistant coaches starting this January. The team has not yet specified what Col...

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