Greg Ward threw three touchdowns in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a game-winning 2-point conversion as the Cougars beat Pittsburgh 35-34 with an improbable comeback Friday.
Featuring two interim head coaches, Pitt sent offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph and Houston sent defensive coordinator David Gibbs to the podium today as the two teams prepare for the Armed Forces Bowl.
Early Sunday morning, 93.7 The Fan learned new Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi plans to heavily consider current Syracuse assistant head coach and defensive line coach Tim Daoust as Pitt’s new defensive coordinator.
Narduzzi says today is the beginning of a dream come true for him. He says this is the job he wanted.
Pitt opened their season with a 23-point victory over Niagara Nov.14, but had not won a home non-conference game by more than nine in four home games since. But Tuesday, the Panthers used a 15-0 run in the middle of the first half, as well as a 16-2 run in the second, to take control of their contest against the Holy Cross Crusaders and coasted to a 58-39 victory.
Jim Comparoni of SpartanMag.com joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to share insight on Pitt’s search for a new head football coach, as numerous outlets reported Tuesday that Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi will assume the head coaching role at Pitt.
It appears Pat Narduzzi is about to become the next head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh.
James Robinson scored 18 points, including five in the final minutes of regulation to send the game into overtime, to help Pitt avoid an upset by beating Oakland 81-77 on Saturday.
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.
The renewal of the long-awaited Pitt-Penn State football rivalry could happen sooner than we thought.