The University of Pittsburgh is still searching for a new head football coach, but a frontrunner has reportedly emerged.
With Wisconsin finally officially naming Paul Chryst as their next head football coach, there is now word that the University of Pittsburgh has removed Steve Pederson as their athletic director.
Fox Sports College Football Expert Bruce Feldman joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about Pitt’s search for their next head coach and said the firing of Athletic Director Steve Pederson will go a long way in bringing in a good coach.
Some sweeping changes took place within the University of Pittsburgh’s athletic department on Wednesday.
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Penn State will make its first postseason appearance since 2011 when it plays Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 27.
Pederson says the decision is out of their hands but they are pushing for this game to happen,
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
California University and its football program have seen better days.
Coming off a year in which he ran for 1,675 yards and 24 touchdowns on 277 carries and broke longstanding Pitt rushing records, running back James Conner has been named the ACC Player of the Year.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
When the Pitt Panthers ended their season with a win over Miami, they evened their record at 6-6 and became eligible for a post-season bowl game.
The renewal of the long-awaited Pitt-Penn State football rivalry could happen sooner than we thought.