PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — If Pitt (1-1, 2-1) senior quarterback Tom Savage can even remotely emulate his performance at Wallace-Wade Stadium last weekend, the only award he won’t win when Virginia (2-1) visits Heinz Field Saturday at 12:30 on The Fan is homecoming king.
When Pitt wideout Tyler Boyd was announced as both the 247Sports National True Freshman of the Week and the ACC Receiver of the Week, head coach Paul Chryst only had one thing to say as he left the podium.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Panthers (0-1) got an extra weekend to cool their jets after being burned by No. 10 Florida State in their opener. Now they’re trying to accentuate positives and eliminate negatives when New Mexico (1-1) makes its first-ever visit to Heinz Field for a 12:30 game on SportsRadio 93.7 The Fan Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Questions will be answered when Pitt hosts No. 11 Florida State in its ACC opener tonight at Heinz Field, including, perhaps, this one: what can their new, home-grown tight ends do to allay fears about Paul Chryst’s offense?
Steve Pederson joined Ron Cook & Andrew Fillipponi Labor Day morning, with Pitt football’s big opener against Florida State just hours away.
Pro Football Hall of Fame member, former Pitt standout, and current NFL on CBS analyst Dan Marino joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Tick, tock, tick, tock…Tyler Boyd barely had anything left after a few hours under steady sun, but he had just enough to pull in the pass from Tom Savage, and get out of bounds before Father Time could punish them any further.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Labor Day will mark the hopeful rebirth of Pitt football, and second-year head coach Paul Chryst knows a laborious road lies ahead.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Ask Clairton alumnus Trenton Coles if his Bears will continue their record winning streak this year, and he’ll respond with guarded optimism.
Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson joined Tab Douglas live at Pitt Football Fan Fest on Saturday, with the Panthers’ season opener just eight days away.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Head coach Paul Chryst knows the importance of offensive line play, which should explain why he’s still vacillating between two underclassmen who pushed each other hard at center to the very last snap of training camp Thursday.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When a young John Congemi became the last Pitt quarterback to defeat Florida State–and on local turf, for that matter–nearly 30 years ago, he only had the benefit of four previous starts with his team at the time.
Bob Pompeani discussed the upcoming Pitt football season with AD Steve Pederson.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule is coming to fruition little by little for Pitt, which released network and tip-off times Thursday for the annual Big Ten/ACC Basketball Challenge, including its home contest with Penn State.