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The 412 on the redesigned Pitt football helmets has become a subject of controversy.

Pitt Athletics unveils new style at Bigelow Bash

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor April 7, 2019
Pitt partnered with Nike’s Graphic Identity Group to design new royal blue and yellow uniforms across all sports.
The Pitt football team wears retro uniforms at Octobers matchup with Syracuse.

Pitt announces date for Nike rebranding reveal

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor March 18, 2019
After much speculation that Pitt would be reverting back to its retro colors, things are expected to become official on April 7 at the Bigelow Bash.
Senior running back Qadree Ollison wearing the Pitt football retro uniform at last December’s ACC Championship Game.

Renovating Retro: Pitt athletics poised for return to retro colors

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Wrtier February 25, 2019
In October of 2016, after adding more retro gear, the Pitt Team Store saw a 26 percent increase in apparel sales compared to the previous year. For now, Pitt’s marketing team and athletic department are subtly hinting at a restoration of the classic colors.
First-year guard Xavier Johnson (1) drives past Syracuse defender Buddy Boeheim (35).

Pitt cedes to Syracuse for second time, 65-56

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer February 3, 2019
Pitt fell 65-56 to the Orange, extending the team’s losing streak to five games.
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...

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