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Heisman Trophy finalist Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett speaks during a news conference before attending the Heisman Trophy award ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in New York.

‘Not there yet’: Ahead of Heisman ceremony, Pickett looks to keep climbing after college

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor December 11, 2021
Scrolling down to the bottom of Pitt redshirt senior quarterback Kenny Pickett’s Instagram, you’d find a post with a simple message — “One day, I want to honestly say, ‘I made it.’”
The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation named Pitt sophomore wide receiver Jordan Addison the winner of the 2021 Biletnikoff Award on Thursday evening.

Addison wins Biletnikoff Award, first Panther since 2003

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor December 9, 2021
The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation named Pitt sophomore wide receiver Jordan Addison the winner of the 2021 Biletnikoff Award on Thursday evening.
Pitt students celebrate Pitts Saturday night ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University at the intersection of Forbes and Oakland avenues.

Editorial | Pitt deserves to celebrate our football victory

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 6, 2021
Having a good football team is something tangible that everyone can rally around to support, and after a difficult couple years, we deserve to celebrate it.
Pitt fans cheer during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photos: ACC Championship Game Fans

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
Pitt fans cheer on the Panthers as they face off against Wake Forest during Saturday evening’s ACC championship game.
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.

Photos: ACC Championship Game

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
The Pitt Panthers faced off against Wake Forest in front of a packed crowd at Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game.
Fifth-year Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett is rolling into the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on the South Side with a new set of wheels this season.

Pickett gets new ride in NIL deal with Bowser Automotive

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor August 11, 2021
Pickett added Bowser Automotive — a car dealership in Pleasant Hills, about 30 minutes south of Oakland — to his list of endorsements late last week.
Kenny Pickett talks with kids on Monday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club in Lawrenceville.

Pickett returns to roots in NIL deal with Boys and Girls Club

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief August 9, 2021
Pitt’s starting quarterback was back at the Boys and Girls Club, a staple of his youth, to give out some free “Pickett’s Partners” t-shirts and toss around some footballs.
Myles Alston, a first-year wide receiver at left, faces off against Khalil Anderson, a first-year defensive back at right.

Optimism runs wild as Pitt football opens 2021 training camp

By Stephen Thompson, Senior Staff Writer August 6, 2021
On a sun-washed and steamy Pittsburgh Friday, with the Sept. 4 opener vs. Massachusetts nearing, Pitt football got to practice as a full team for the first time this season. With some in shoulder pads and others wearing just helmets, the Panthers opened 2021 training camp with a light practice, one in which everyone was still getting their feet back under them, according to Narduzzi.
Rodney Hammond Jr., a first-year running back, prepares for a catch.

Photos: Pitt football training camp opens

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief August 6, 2021
Pitt football opened its annual training camp on Friday at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, located in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner scores in the first half against the Cleveland Browns during the NFL wild card playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Panthers in the NFL: 2021 Playoff Edition

By Carson Zaremski, Staff Writer January 29, 2021
See how Pitt alums have performed in the postseason for this edition of Panthers in the NFL:
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