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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.

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

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 joins former Panthers wide receiver Tyler Boyd of the Cincinnati Bengals as the second player from Pitt’s 2015 ...

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

By Steve Rotstein / Sports 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 Nicholas Grigsby and cornerback Lafayette Pitts all signed deals as undrafted free agents after the...

ACC Coaches recognize nine Panthers with All-ACC honors

Photos by Jeff Ahearn, Wenhao Wu, Meghan Sunners

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...

Narduzzi bringing defensive swagger to Pitt football

Narduzzi bringing defensive swagger to Pitt football

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

All honeymoons end. The moment newly hired Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi began to speak at his introductory press conference on Dec. 26, the signal caller’s enthusiasm and vigor enthralled Panther fans. It was a stark contrast to former head coach Paul Chryst, who has a more reserved demeano...

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