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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

Defensive coordinator Josh Conklin is leaving the Panthers football team. (John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Defensive coordinator Josh Conklin leaves Pitt

Pitt defensive coordinator Josh Conklin will be leaving the team for Wofford College, head coach Pat Narduzzi confirmed Tuesday. Reports Monday night said Wofford — an FCS school in South Carolina...

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett ran in two  touchdowns during the Panthers victory over Miami at Heinz Field last year. This year, Pitt lost in a game of ugly offenses. (Photo via Pete Madia/Pitt Athletics)

Pitt football’s rebuilding shows in final game

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer November 27, 2017

For the second year in a row, and nearly 10 years to the day since the infamous “13-9” win over West Virginia, a mediocre Pitt football team upset another No. 2 team in the nation. The victory over...

The University of Pittsburgh Football Team was undefeated during their 1917 season. (Photo via ULS Archives)

That was then, this is now: Pitt football undefeated 100 years ago

By Colin Martin | For The Pitt News October 17, 2017

The year was 1917 — neither the Cathedral of Learning nor the Pittsburgh Steelers existed, and the Pittsburgh Pirates had finished last in the MLB standings with a 51-103 record. This was also the...

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Dinucci (3) gets tackled by Georgia Tech defensive lineman Antonio Simmons (93) in the second half of Georgia Techs 35-17 victory over Pitt. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Panthers’ gutless play calling continues to disappoint

By Abbot Zuk | Staff Writer September 24, 2017

Over the course of their three losses this season, the Panthers have surrendered more than 30 points in each matchup. It would be far too easy to pin the Panthers’ woes on the defense. This Saturday’s...

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