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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

If Pitt wants success this season, Narduzzi will need to rethink his defensive strategies. (Photo by Kyleen Considine | Visual Editor)

Analysis: Narduzzi, Conklin must realize weaknesses in Pitt defense

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer September 17, 2017

Oklahoma State made history in its matchup against Pitt on Saturday. Not only was it Pitt’s worst loss at Heinz Field, but — for the first time in 12 years — an FBS team had four different receivers...

Pitt redshirt freshman Alex Kessman kicks a field goal for Pitt in the Saturday, Sept. 9, game against Penn State. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Prediction: Panthers could pull upset against Cowboys

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer September 14, 2017

The Panthers entered the fourth quarter tied at 38 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys last year in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cowboys took over — with a chance to win — with just under two minutes...

Pitts defensive efforts were not enough to slow down Penn States play during the Panthers loss Saturday. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Quick takes: Pitt football

By TPN Sports Desk September 11, 2017

Following Saturday's game against rival Penn State, The Pitt News sports staff looked at a few specific aspects of the football team’s game — offense, defense and head coach Pat Narduzzi’s — and...

Coach Pat Narduzzi yells as he approaches the sideline during Pitts game against Penn State on Saturday. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

Narduzzi talks loss and looks ahead to Oklahoma State

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer September 11, 2017

Despite Pitt facing another top 10 team in the Oklahoma State Cowboys this weekend, Pitt football Head Coach Pat Narduzzi focused much of Monday’s press conference on last week’s rivalry game against...

Pitt gave Oklahoma State a fight but came up just short on Saturday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer.

Pitt falls to Oklahoma State, 45-38, in weather-delayed shootout in Stillwater

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor September 17, 2016

Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi was right to be worried about Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington during the week leading up to Saturday’s game. “They’ve got this James Washington, No....

After winning the game against Penn State this weekend, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi turned his attention to Oklahoma State. John Hamilton / Staff Photographer.

Pitt football in for even bigger challenge after knocking off PSU

By Dan Sostek | Senior Staff Writer September 14, 2016

Pat Narduzzi is tired of talking about Penn State, and he wants to make sure his players aren’t spending too much time basking in the glory of last week’s win. “There's a 24-hour rule,” the...

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