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Glory Days: Former Panthers reflect on early-2000s showdowns vs. VT

Former Pitt wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald hauls in a pass during the Panthers' 31-28 victory over No. 5 Virginia Tech at Heinz Field on Nov. 8, 2003. Photo credit: George Gojkovich/Pitt Athletics
October 27, 2016

The No. 25 Virginia Tech Hokies are coming to Heinz Field Thursday night for a crucial conference showdown with the Pitt football team –– a visit that has been a death wish for the Hokies in the past. Tonight’s...

The last Pitt coach to beat PSU: Q&A with Walt Harris

Walt Harris led the Panthers as head coach from 1997 to 2005. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics.
September 8, 2016

Until Pitt’s Chris Blewitt or Penn State’s Joey Julius kicks the ball off Saturday, the last Pitt head coach to take on the Nittany Lions is none other than Walt Harris, who headed the program from...

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