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