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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Syracuse sophomore defensive back Ja’Had Carter (1) catches an interception during Pitt football’s game against Syracuse  at Acrisure Stadium.

Takeaways | Slovis deserves credit, Panthers can still run without Abanikanda

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer November 7, 2022
Following Pitt’s 19-9 victory against No. 20 Syracuse on Saturday, Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes gives his takeaways on the team’s strong defensive performance and ability to run the ball without star running back Israel Abanikanda.
Quarterback Max Browne went 15 for 22 with 161 yards before an injury took him out of the game. (Photo by Anna Bongardino / Assistant Visual Editor)

Orange squeeze out win over Panthers, 27-24

By David Leftwich / Senior Staff Writer October 7, 2017

Down three on their own 5-yard line with 50 seconds remaining, the Panther football team needed to drive the ball into field goal range to send the game into overtime. Their backup and third string quarterbacks...

George Aston scored 60 points for the Panthers in the 2016 season, but hasnt had the chance for that level of success in the 2017 season due to injuries. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Fullback George Aston out for Syracuse game

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Sports Editor October 5, 2017

Redshirt junior fullback George Aston will not play in Saturday’s game against Syracuse. He is listed as “out” after sustaining an injury in Pitt’s Sept. 30 42-10 win against Rice. After taking...

James Conner (24) celebrates a late touchdown reception by teammate Jester Weah (85). Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor

GALLERY: Pitt vs Syracuse Football

By Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor November 27, 2016

  Quadree Henderson (10) leads the NCAA with four combined kick and punt return touchdowns on the season. Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor

Pitt RB James Conner tallied 160 total yards and three touchdowns in Pitts 76-61 win over Syracuse. Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor

Pitt finishes regular season with record-setting 76-61 win vs. Syracuse

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer November 26, 2016

The Pitt football team’s high-powered offense and lackluster defense combined to create history at Heinz Field on Saturday. In the highest-scoring game in major college football history, the Panthers...

Quadree Henderson (10) earned first-team All-ACC honors as a kick returner and honorable mention as a wide receiver for the 2016-17 season. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

PREDICTION: Panthers to pull out another close win vs. Cuse

By Steve Rotstsein | Sports Editor November 25, 2016

Two familiar foes riding opposite waves of momentum will collide at Heinz Field on Saturday afternoon in the Pitt football team's regular season finale. The Panthers (7-4 overall, 4-3 ACC) will host...

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