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Watson’s west coast approach works for the Panthers

Redshirt senior wide receiver Rafael Araujo-Lopes scored two receiving touchdowns during Pitt’s season opener against Albany. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018

The real MVP of Saturday's game was offensive coordinator Shawn Watson, who brought balance and consistency to the Pitt offense.

Quick takes: Pitt football

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

By TPN Sports Desk

September 12, 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 how they will need to adjust as they take on Oklahoma State this weekend. Here are a few of our takeaways on the Panth...

Top 5 ACC Kickoff takeaways

Max Browne (4) transferred to Pitt this winter and will begin the season as the starting quarterback. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

July 18, 2017

With less than two months until the start of the 2017 college football season, Pat Narduzzi and the Pitt football program are preparing for fall camp and the opening week game against the Youngstown State Penguins. This weekend, Narduzzi, senior cornerback Avonte Maddox and redshirt junior offensive...

Panthers hire Shawn Watson as new offensive coordinator

Head Coach Pat Narduzzi has had to replace two offensive coordinators in his short time at Pitt, as Jim Chaney‎ and Matt Canada both left after just one year. Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 2, 2017

After introducing the 26 members of the Pitt football team’s 2017 recruiting class Wednesday, the Panthers revealed the man who will be running the team’s offense in the upcoming season just one day later. Head coach Pat Narduzzi announced Shawn Watson as the team’s offensive coordinator and quart...

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