Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Jamie Dixon and the Pitt basketball program received its third commit for 2012, as shooting guard Chris Jones from Teaneck, N.J. gave a verbal commitment late Monday night.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt head football coach Paul Chryst announced the hiring of two coaches Monday to help fill out his staff: Desmond Robinson (running backs) and Brooks Bollinger (quarterbacks).
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — With yesterday’s official confirmation that West Virginia will leave the Big East for the Big XII next season, it’s clear that the future of the Backyard Brawl is bleak at best.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Fullback David Durham will transfer to Pitt and will be eligible in 2013.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt offensive lineman Chris Jacobson, who missed the final eight regular season games and the BBVA Compass Bowl to a left knee injury, was granted a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA Wednesday.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Woodall was named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week Tuesday morning for his work in Pitt wins against West Virginia (72-66) and Villanova (79-70).
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Eddie Faulkner resigned as running backs coach Monday. He will become the tight ends coach at Wisconsin.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — National signing day has come and passed and Pitt came away with a very respectable class.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt head football coach Paul Chryst added the final piece to his coaching staff Tuesday, hiring Inoke Breckterfield as the Panthers defensive line coach.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt coach Paul Chryst’s coaching staff grew by one Friday, as Bobby Engram was named wide receivers coach.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Everybody valued Woodall going into the season, but I’m not sure anyone could have predicted how much of an impact he had on Pitt’s success until he missed a month’s time to an abdominal injury.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Rutgers head football coach Greg Schiano is rumored to be close to taking an NFL head coaching job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Big East continued its overhaul Tuesday, as Navy announced it will join the conference for football only in 2015.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Paul Chryst and the Pitt football program lost two prospective recruits Monday, and oddly enough both bolted for the Mid-American Conference.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Despite rumors surrounding Pitt offensive coordinator Bob Bostad leaving for the NFL, a Pitt source has told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he is not going anywhere.