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Six Pitt football players named to All-ACC Academic Team

Senior middle linebacker Matt Galambos was one of six Panthers named to the All-ACC Academic Team Wednesday. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

Already well represented on the various All-ACC teams for their performance on the field, members of the Pitt football team are now receiving accolades in the classroom. After placing four players on the 2016 All-ACC First Team, with nine players recognized overall, Pitt had six players named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team Wednesday morning. The Panthers’...

Whitehead practices on Tuesday, expected to play Saturday

Pitt's defense could receive a huge boost against Georgia Tech on Saturday with the return of safety Jordan Whitehead (9).  John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 4, 2016

For at least the 30-minute window that was open to the media, Pitt safety Jordan Whitehead suited up and returned to practice with the Panthers Tuesday morning. After missing Pitt’s 43-27 win against Marshall on Saturday, Whitehead –– the reigning ACC rookie of the year –– appears to be on tr...

Pitt football notebook: Week three

Pitt QB Nathan Peterman (4) is a preseason candidate for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Jeff Ahearn / Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

September 15, 2015

Before Pitt sets off for Kinnick Stadium, questions about position battles and health linger following a 24-7 win at Akron on Saturday. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi addressed his team’s quarterback controversy, injuries and depth at his weekly press conference Monday at the UPMC Sports Performance...

Pitt Football Notebook: Narduzzi reflects on debut

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

Coming off of a close 45-37 first week victory over Youngstown State University, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi had plenty to talk about in his weekly press conference. While the main takeaway was running back James Conner’s season-ending knee injury, Narduzzi tackled plenty of other topics on Monda...

Narduzzi has Panthers primed for improvement in debut season

Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

August 30, 2015

For Pitt football, last season told a story of missed opportunities and questions of what could've been. Led by new coach Pat Narduzzi, the Panthers hope to right the wrongs that ailed them last season. “No more ‘we should’ve done this, we could’ve done that.’ No more excuses,” redshirt j...

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