Two Pitt football players have been named to preseason award watch lists.
Starkey and Mueller broadcasted live from the Pitt South Side facilities today and were joined on-set by Head Coach Paul Chryst as he talked about the impact of spring drills and how he sees his team performing next year.
Not many new starting quarterbacks get a chance to put fans at ease before they start a game.
Pitt Wide Receivers Coach Bobby Engram is thought to be one of Pitt’s top recruiters, but word is now spreading that the Baltimore Ravens are interested in the Pitt assistant as the have a opening for their Wide Receiver coaching position.
Pitt Freshman Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd had a record breaking year at Pitt and is now being recognized for those efforts as he was voted to the 13th Annual Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team.
James Conner rushed for 229 yards — breaking a Pitt bowl record held by Tony Dorsett — and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
Dorin Dickerson has spent time with the Lions this season and he gives us his thoughts on this match-up.
Pitt turned a pair of early Virginia turnovers into touchdowns and the Panther defense did the rest in a 14-3 victory on Saturday.
Tom Savage tied an Atlantic Coast Conference record with six touchdown passes and Pittsburgh held on for a wild 58-55 win over Duke on Saturday.
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.
Pitt didn’t lose Monday night because of any gameplan. Pitt lost Monday night because they played Florida State. Period. That’s the end.
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.
Paul Zeise previewed the Pitt-Florida State opener with Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) — When Clairton senior Tyler Boyd signed his letter of intent Wednesday morning, Paul Chryst officially got an out-of-this-world local talent. In fact, it sounds like Chryst is willing to go outside his own world to best utilize that talent.
CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) — It was senior athlete Tyler Boyd who originally got “Bout Dat,” part of a lyric by rapper Gucci Mane, trending on Twitter as the slogan of Clairton High School’s historic football team. If he has his way again, he’ll get “#ACCChamps” trending as well.