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Members of the “Pitt Twitter” community gather to tailgate outside of Heinz Field before a Pitt football game in 2019.

Panthers fans share drinking traditions before games at Heinz Field

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer March 24, 2021
Football, tailgating and alcohol — a trio that never separates for many Pitt fans. Three fans spoke with The Pitt News to share some of their favorite drinking and tailgating traditions on Panther gamedays at Heinz Field.
Fans tailgate before a game outside Heinz field last season. (TPN file photo)

Tailgate Guys company partners with Pitt

By Jesse Madden | For The Pitt News September 17, 2017

Peng Su’s first time tailgating at a Pitt game consisted of the usual tailgate staples — KanJam, food and cornhole. But he found his favorite part about the pre-game tradition was the view he and...

Outside the stadium, Panther and Nittany Lion fans tailgated together before the 2016 Pitt vs PSU game. (TPN file photo)

Party in the parking lot: students talk tailgating

For Keith Miller, the best part of tailgating is giving out food to strangers and listening to “dad music.” “I’ve got a huge grill that barely fits in my SUV that I bring to games, and I always...

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