PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a rough start by the Panthers (0-3, 2-4), redshirt junior wide receiver Devin Street may be in the midst of his best season as Pitt’s 2012 campaign hits its midpoint.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Panthers had control of the entire first half Saturday, but their lead quickly went up in smoke when Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater opened up the second half with a 75-yard bomb to DeVante Parker.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Freshman running back Rushel Shell watched from the sidelines as his team lost by a single point to Syracuse. He said after Tuesday’s practice on the South Side he won’t be just a spectator at Heinz Field Saturday, but he acknowledged the back spasms that kept him from a full week of practice led to his absence in the Carrier Dome last Friday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Fifth-year senior Cam Saddler has been full of excitement this week in preparation for resuming Big East play at Syracuse on Friday. That’s because, although he missed last year’s meeting due to injury, he knows what to expect from the Orange.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Big East play finally resumes for the Panthers (0-1, 2-2) when they take on Syracuse (0-0, 1-3) at the Carrier Dome on Friday. Last year Pitt robbed the Orange’s chances of a bowl game, and Tino Sunseri expects just as much pressure and a loud atmosphere for this one.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a painful 0-2 start, the Panthers have not only followed up with two wins, but the offense is making a huge impact on the team’s quick turnaround.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — In his four years at Pitt, senior running back Ray Graham has had three full-time head football coaches (technically, four, including the disgraced Mike Haywood). That could stunt the development of any player, but Graham feels comfortable under his new superiors.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It’s all about who’s got swagger these days, according to defensive coordinator Dave Huxtable. After a rough start his Panthers have it again after evening their record at 2-2 with Saturday’s 55-10 drubbing of Gardner-Webb at Heinz Field.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Perhaps one major difference between the Todd Graham era and the Paul Chryst era at Pitt, early impressions being what they are, is that this coaching staff seems to have […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Head coach Paul Chryst told 93.7 The Fan that he is looking for overall improvement against the 13th-ranked Hokies on Saturday. “You want see guys rising to the occasion, playing against a good team […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Junior defensive lineman Aaron Donald told the media on the South Side this week that the Pitt defensive line needs to work on communication in order to work out of their early-season hole.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pitt offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph likes the three-man running back system that the Panthers are using this year, because it keeps the offense fresh throughout the game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Rushel Shell was a star running back at Hopewell and one of the most anticipated freshmen in the country this year at Pitt. But his college football debut came a week late because head coach Paul Chryst served Shell with a one-game suspension for disciplinary reasons prior to the start of the season.