As they gear up for camp, Pitt football running back James Conner and center Artie Rowell found themselves in-studio talking with Starkey and Mueller about the upcoming season, who to keep an eye on and the impression Aaron Donald has left on the program.
Pitt Football Running Back James Conner, the teams leading rushed last year, has been named to the 2014 Doak Walker Award Watch List, an award presented annually to the nation’s top running back.
Looking to followup on a spectacular freshman season, Pitt Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd, the nation’s most productive freshman receiver last year, has been named to the 2014 Biletnikoff Award watch list.
Two Pitt football players have been named to preseason award watch lists.
One of the key components for Pitt’s upcoming season was carted off at practice today. Running Back James Conner took a hit that injured him to the point where he was seen with ice wrapped on his knee as he was taken off the field by a cart.
Pitt beat writer for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jerry DiPaola joined Tab Douglas on Sunday to give an early outlook on the Panthers.
Paul Zeise talked about Pitt spring football with Tony Greco of Panther Digest.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst wrapped up his recruiting class today and then joined Starkey and Mueller to tell the guys what he thinks about the players they’ve brought in and Penn State head coach James Franklin’s claim that they’d own the state of Pennsylvania.
James Conner rushed for 229 yards — breaking a Pitt bowl record held by Tony Dorsett — and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
James Conner ran for two short touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 9:36 remaining as Pittsburgh upset No. 24 Notre Dame 28-21 Saturday night.
A worldwide movement is underway to honor a Pennsylvania teenager who died after suffering from an epileptic seizure.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — About the only visible progress made by Pitt tailback Isaac Bennett since his injury last week is he’s been wearing a brace on his right knee that makes him more ambulatory.
HARMONY, P.A. (93-7 THE FAN) — After an uncharacteristically ugly win at Heinz Field, Friday was a return to the norm for three-time WPIAL champion North Allegheny (14-0), and another mercy rule-shortened day at the office for its quarterback.