PITTSBURGH (SportsRadio 93-7 The FAN) — Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson visited with Ron Cook on 93-7 The Fan to give us the state of Panther athletics.

He compares Todd Graham to Ben Howland and Jamie Dixon, shares his thoughts on the state of Big East football, and explains what TCU will bring to the conference in 2012. He also tells us why television money is so important to the department, and what the Big East can do to get its share.

Steve also reacts to the troubles in Miami, and tells us if he thinks the federal government needs to get involved in changing how the NCAA works.

Watch & Listen LIVE