As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced their 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr. Pepper Football Championship Game on December 6th, and Pitt’s own Hugh Green is part of this years class.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot
Florida State announced on Wednesday that they have suspended starting QB and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston for the first half of their upcoming game against Clemson after yelling an “offensive and vulgar” quote in the Florida State student union.
Conner says he is only focused on being (4-0) after this weekend ends and this will be Pitt’s biggest challenge yet.
Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
After 3 games the Pitt Panthers rank fourth in the nation in rushing offense. Sophomore James Conner is second in the nation with 544 yards and is just 5 yards from being the best in FBS. So head coach Paul Chryst must be pleased with that part of his of his team.
Bill Belton scored on a 5-yard run with 1:13 to play and Penn State rallied from a 10-point deficit to post a 13-10 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night, spoiling the Scarlet Knights’ Big Ten Conference debut.
Pitt survived an early scare from host FIU to remain unbeaten with a 42-25 road victory, improving to 3-0 for the first time since 2009.
Clint Trickett passed for 511 yards and four touchdowns, and West Virginia gave away a 22-point lead before Josh Lambert kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give the Mountaineers a 40-37 victory over Maryland on Saturday.
There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.
The Pitt Panthers continued preparations for Saturday’s game against the FIU Panthers in Miami. Redshirt sophomore Gabe Roberts and redshirt freshman Alex Officer divided time at center, and offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph suggested both will play in place Artie Rowell, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Boston College game. Rudolph said rotating centers is “a real possibility, and we wouldn’t be against it.”
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joins “The Fan Morning Show” for his regular weekly spot
Jay Paterno joined host Robert Mangino to explore his new book, his father’s life, and his father’s legacy.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
Check out the teams heading into the 2014 NCAA Sweet Sixteen.