You can add another achievement to the mantle of Pitt running back James Conner as he was named to the 26-player American Football Coaches Association All-American Team.
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 in the coaches vote.
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.
Despite a year in which they finished the season with a mediocre record of 6-6, this season brought the Panthers a number of strong individual performances which have now been recognized on the All-ACC team.
James Conner ran for two touchdowns and broke three of Tony Dorsett’s records, Pittsburgh secured bowl eligibility by beating Miami 35-23 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday to preview the Miami game.
Paul Chryst confirmed at his weekly press conference on Monday that Pitt running back, James Conner is not being ruled out for the final regular season game against Miami on Saturday.
Pitt running back James Conner continues to receive recognition for his stellar play this year.
Just days after being named a semifinalist for the Maxwell college football player of the year award, Pitt running back James Conner has earned more national Maxwell Award recognition.
The Panthers may have to the Duke Blue Devils in double overtime by a score of 51-48, but their offensive outburst earned ACC weekly honors for running back James Conner and right tackle TJ Clemmings.
Pitt Football running back James Conner had the best games of his career in the team’s 51-48 loss to Duke on Saturday, putting up 263 yards and three touchdowns on 38 carries and that, along with what he has done the rest of the season has him among the semifinalists for the Maxwell Award.
Backup Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk bulled into the end zone from 5 yards in the second overtime to lift the 24th-ranked Blue Devils to a 51-48 win over Pitt on Saturday.
Broderick Snoddy ran for 82 yards and three touchdowns and Georgia Tech took advantage of six Pittsburgh turnovers in a 56-28 win on Saturday.
After a start to the season that has him ranked as the nation’s eighth-leading rusher, Pitt running back James Conner has been named to Phil Steele’s Midseason Third Team All-American List.
Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner had a big game Thursday night, helping his team beat Virginia Tech, 21-16, at Heinz Field.