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Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett, pictured here against Virginia Tech , led all players with 136 passing yards in Pitts Sun Bowl loss to Stanford.

Panthers come up short to Stanford in Sun Bowl, 14-13

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor December 31, 2018
Despite out-gaining its opponent in nearly every facet of the game, the Pitt football team fell to Stanford, 14-13, in the Hyundai Sun Bowl Monday afternoon, thus failing to crack .500 for the second straight season.
Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett gets tackled during the team’s 42-10 loss to Clemson Saturday night.

Panthers vs. Cardinal: Natural Selection at Work?

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer December 4, 2018
It’s official, Pitt will be playing Stanford in the Sun Bowl, the Panthers first bowl game in two years. After two tough loses, it will be the perfect place for Pitt’s seniors to leave their mark on the program.
Quadree Henderson kneels on the Yankee Stadium field during the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl — Pitts last bowl game appearance, which ended in a 31-24 loss to Northwestern.

Panthers to take on Stanford in Sun Bowl

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor December 2, 2018
The Pitt football team will take on Stanford in the Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, Dec. 31.
Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver Brandon Felder (85) catches a touchdown behind Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Bradley Roby (1) and safety C.J. Barnett (4) during the first half at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch/MCT)

What are the odds: Analyzing this week’s AFC North battle

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer September 27, 2018
After a successful week last week, writer Colin Martin looks at how to keep up his winning streak. With games from Pitt, Penn State and Notre Dame, this week's What Are the Odds even includes an NFL game.
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