PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a painful 0-2 start, the Panthers have not only followed up with two wins, but the offense is making a huge impact on the team’s quick turnaround.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — In his four years at Pitt, senior running back Ray Graham has had three full-time head football coaches (technically, four, including the disgraced Mike Haywood). That could stunt the development of any player, but Graham feels comfortable under his new superiors.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Fifth-year quarterback Tino Sunseri has been called a lot of names. Home or away, he doesn’t care if “Big East Offensive Player Of The Week” isn’t one of them.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A famous philosopher once said what doesn’t kill you will make you stronger. Two years after his football career was left for dead by some, Pitt junior linebacker Dan Mason believes he can still strengthen the Panthers’ defense.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Paul Chryst, despite the tale of the tape from Cincinnati, believed redshirt senior quarterback Tino Sunseri gave his team the best chance to win. Both were vindicated in a 35-17 upset of former No. 13 Virginia Tech, the first victory for the new head coach.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There is no doubt what made Paul Chryst smile within the Pitt locker room Saturday afternoon.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Head coach Paul Chryst told 93.7 The Fan that he is looking for overall improvement against the 13th-ranked Hokies on Saturday. “You want see guys rising to the occasion, playing against a good team […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Junior defensive lineman Aaron Donald told the media on the South Side this week that the Pitt defensive line needs to work on communication in order to work out of their early-season hole.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Wednesday the Atlantic Coast Conference, future home of the Panthers, formally announced Notre Dame would join next academic year for all sports except football and hockey, though the Fighting Irish agreed play at least five football games against ACC opponents each season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pitt offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph likes the three-man running back system that the Panthers are using this year, because it keeps the offense fresh throughout the game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Rushel Shell was a star running back at Hopewell and one of the most anticipated freshmen in the country this year at Pitt. But his college football debut came a week late because head coach Paul Chryst served Shell with a one-game suspension for disciplinary reasons prior to the start of the season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Rebuilding a major college football program is a process, not an event. Using rhetoric that seems to contrast that of his predecessor, Pitt head coach Paul Chryst said, following a 34-10 loss at Cincinnati last Thursday, players and coaches both need to take ownership of that process.
CINCINNATI (93-7 THE FAN) — Tailback Ray Graham said he feels himself getting stronger, but fellow senior Tino Sunseri believes Pitt’s offense, as a whole, isn’t as strong as it can be after a humbling 34-10 loss to Cincinnati in last Thursday’s Big East opener for both teams.
As radio analyst Pat Bostick once contended, some of the most significant progress you’ll see from a successful team takes place from game one to game two, which is something I can’t recall happening since the year Cincinnati stole that aforementioned BCS berth from under the Panthers’ collective nose.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Center and co-captain Ryan Turnley would have liked to pave the way for more productivity in Saturday’s 31-17 loss to Youngstown State at Heinz Field, but he still likes the chemistry of Pitt’s offensive line after their first regular-season test.
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