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Last-minute heroics lift Pitt over EMU in Quick Lane Bowl, 34-30

Kenny Pickett threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns in Pitt's bowl victory over Eastern Michigan.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Sports Writer

December 27, 2019

Despite committing the same mistakes that plagued them all season, the Panthers managed to escape Detroit with something new for the program — their first bowl win under head coach Pat Narduzzi, defeating Eastern Michigan 34-30.

Panthers look to snap UCF’s 16-game win streak

Pitt running back LaRod Stephens-Howling runs for a touchdown against the University of Central Florida during the teams’ most recent match against each other at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL on Oct. 13, 2006. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

After Pitt's lost to UNC last week, the team has a lot to focus on. In order to keep up with the University of Central Florida on Saturday, Pitt will really have to work on their offense. Unfortunately, it looks like this week's game will end in a lost to UCF.

Panthers ride key conference win into battle with Tar Heels

The North Carolina Tar Heels defeated Pitt 34-31 in the team’s matchup at Heinz Field last November.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

After a 34-31 loss to UNC last season, Pitt will look to make a comeback this weekend. With sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett at the head of the offensive line, Pitt's options are wide open. And, continue their good work, the Panther defensive will continue to buckle down.

Taysir Mack transfers to become a Panther

Taysir Mack is a transfer from Indiana University who recently signed on to be a wide receiver for Pitt’s football team beginning in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Ty Vinson | Indiana Daily student)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Pitt has a storied history of great college wide receivers, including Larry Fitzgerald, Antonio Bryant and Tyler Boyd. Taysir Mack, a new Pitt transfer from Indiana University, hopes to follow in their footsteps. “Every time I walk in the door, I look at the Biletnikoff Award, and I’m just li...

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