Some fans had been calling for Steve Pederson to be removed for years. Once the news broke of his dismissal, Pitt fans took to Twitter with plenty of clever quips.
With Wisconsin finally officially naming Paul Chryst as their next head football coach, there is now word that the University of Pittsburgh has removed Steve Pederson as their athletic director.
Fox Sports College Football Expert Bruce Feldman joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about Pitt’s search for their next head coach and said the firing of Athletic Director Steve Pederson will go a long way in bringing in a good coach.
Some sweeping changes took place within the University of Pittsburgh’s athletic department on Wednesday.
Jamel Artis scored a career-high 20 points and Pittsburgh eased past Manhattan 65-56 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory.
It appears that the Pitt Panthers will be in need of a new head football coach.
WTMJ Reporter Doug Russell tells the Cook and Poni Show that Chryst meets all the criteria that Wisconsin is looking for and he is above a 50/50 chance to get the job.
Pederson says the decision is out of their hands but they are pushing for this game to happen,
Although Pitt has been bowl eligible for seven consecutive seasons, some of those seasons have been filled with heartbreaking games.
Coming off a year in which he ran for 1,675 yards and 24 touchdowns on 277 carries and broke longstanding Pitt rushing records, running back James Conner has been named the ACC Player of the Year.
The renewal of the long-awaited Pitt-Penn State football rivalry could happen sooner than we thought.
James Conner ran for two touchdowns and broke three of Tony Dorsett’s records, Pittsburgh secured bowl eligibility by beating Miami 35-23 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
James Robinson had 14 points and six assists, helping Pittsburgh beat Kansas State 70-47 Wednesday in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday to preview the Miami game.