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.
Fan Morning Show host and Pitt football sideline reporter Gregg Giannotti had a chance to catch up with Panthers wide receiver Devin Street this week, with the Panthers’ season opener fast-approaching.
Troy Clardy previewed the upcoming college football season with Phil Steele of Phil Steele’s College Football Preview.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Those waiting to see if outside linebacker Todd Thomas still has a future with Pitt football will have to wait a little longer, as team officials still are not commenting on a report by Chip Patterson of CBS Sports on Thomas’ possible return.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The first major storyline of Pitt football training camp mushroomed into a surprising development Wednesday, when head coach Paul Chryst announced “Will” (weak side) linebacker Todd Thomas has left the Panthers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Last year the Panthers relied heavily upon the contributions of underclassmen for an effective pass defense. Safety Jason Hendricks, coming off a stellar redshirt junior season that earned him Preseason All-ACC honors, expects the approaching campaign to be no different.
Pitt freshman tight end Scott Orndoff joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to talk about preparing for the 2013 season, as well as about the team’s recent visit to the Mel Blount Youth Home.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Ask any Pitt fan to name the team’s most indispensable player–which our own Chris Peak did not long ago–and, chances are, defensive tackle Aaron Donald will be named without much hesitation. But linebacker Todd Thomas can’t be far behind.
NCAA Football 14 was released by EA Sports this week, and, every year, our parent company’s “Eye On College Football” blog uses the new game to simulate the entire major college football season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Devin Street can be seen on the front of this year’s Athlon Sports ACC football preview magazine. Nowadays, when it comes to “covering” the redshirt senior, that’s about as easy as it gets.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Have you heard about the wonderful things the University of Pittsburgh is doing to preserve endangered species?
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It is not always a bad thing when a player goes unnoticed. Aaron Donald must take that to heart, because, even as he continues to draw national attention, his focus, evidently, continues to sharpen.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Perhaps the only certainty in Paul Chryst’s offense right now is the leadership of Devin Street, but on Wednesday he shored up his receiving corps beyond Street’s final collegiate season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Paul Chryst is navigating Pitt through a time of both great excitement and great uncertainty, coming off another disappointing finish and coming into the powerful Atlantic Coast Conference, but you can count at least one Big East-era Panther legend among the undaunted.
A day after word leaked out that WPIAL all-time leading rusher Rushel Shell had decided not to follow through with his transfer to UCLA, KDKA-TV has learned Shell will not be welcomed back into the Pitt football program.