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Yellow Jackets Top Mistake-Prone Pitt, 56-28

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.

10/25/2014

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Pitt Running Back James Conner Makes Mid-Season All-American List

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.

93-7 The Fan–10/22/2014

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James Conner: ‘Boyd Is Best WR In College Football’

Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner had a big game Thursday night, helping his team beat Virginia Tech, 21-16, at Heinz Field.

10/17/2014

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Pitt Ends Skid, Tops Virginia Tech 21-16

James Conner ran for 85 yards and two scores and Pitt ended a three-game losing streak with a 21-16 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday night.

10/16/2014

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James Conner Plans On Playing Defensive End Against Virginia Tech

Despite a couple of average games, Pitt tailback James Conner is still 5th in division 1 rushing yardage and the sophomore said today he will play some at defensive end Thursday night against Virginia Tech. Conner and head coach Paul Chryst have said since training camp that Conner would get a look there, however he has only played offense to this point in the season.

93-7 The Fan–10/13/2014

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Pitt Head Coach Paul Chryst ‘Disappointed’ After Loss To Akron

Pitt head coach Paul Chryst said they are dealing with adversity and he could have some players dealing with shaken confidence right now. Adding it’s not unusual when your team is struggling and that tough times will make them grow. The Panthers have lost 2 straight and play at Virginia Saturday night.

93-7 The Fan–09/29/2014

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Akron Stuffs Conner, Stuns Pitt 21-10

Conor Hundley one-upped the nation’s leading rusher, gaining 148 yards on 19 carries as Akron upset Pittsburgh 21-10 on Saturday.

09/27/2014

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Iowa Rallies, Knocks Off Unbeaten Pitt 24-20

Mark Weisman ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns, including a 1-yard plunge with 6:56 remaining as Iowa rallied for a 24-20 win over Pitt on Saturday.

09/20/2014

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Pitt RB James Conner Wants Wins, Not Awards

Conner says he is only focused on being (4-0) after this weekend ends and this will be Pitt’s biggest challenge yet.

93-7 The Fan–09/17/2014

Paul Chryst

Paul Chryst: Pitt Can Do Better With Run Game

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/16/2014

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Pitt Tops FIU 42-25

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.

09/13/2014

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Paul Chryst Details Replacement Plans For Injured Center Artie Rowell

Pitt head coach Paul Chryst said either sophomore Gabe Roberts or freshman Alex Officer will fill in for starter Artie Rowell, after a season-ending knee injury Friday. “We’ll practice them both,” Chryst said. “Gabe did some good things (in the game vs. Boston College). We’ll practice both of them this week.”

93-7 The Fan–09/08/2014

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3 Pitt Panthers Earn Weekly Player Awards

The Panthers impressive 30-20 road victory over ACC opponent Boston College netted not only a win, but also three ACC Weekly Player Awards.

93-7 The Fan–09/08/2014

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Conner Runs For 214 Yards, Pitt Beats BC 30-20

James Conner ran for 214 yards and a touchdown to lead Pittsburgh to a 30-20 victory over Boston College on Friday night in the first Atlantic Coast Conference matchup between the former Big East foes.

09/05/2014

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2 Pitt Players Receive ACC Weekly Honors

The ACC honored a couple of Pitt players after the first week of play. Sophomore tailback James Conner named the conference Offensive Back of the Week and senior guard Matt Rotheram named the Offensive Lineman of the Week.

93-7 The Fan–09/02/2014

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