Conner Injured As Pitt Beats Youngstown State 45-37Redshirt freshman running back Qadree Ollison rushed for 207 yards on 16 carries in place of injured junior James Conner, and Pat Narduzzi won his first game as Pittsburgh coach, 45-37 over Youngstown State at Pittsburgh.
Pat Narduzzi: We're Still Working On Implementing Our Game PlanPitt football's head coach joined "The Fan Morning Show" as he prepares to make his head coaching debut.
Panthers Are Looking For Payback In Home OpenerIn 2012, Paul Chryst opened his first season as the head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh in the form of a 31-17 upset against Youngstown State.
Pitt Football Announces Season-Opening Game Start TimeThe much-anticipated debut of the Pat Narduzzi era at Pitt finally has a start time.
Youngstown State Tops Robert Morris 89-81Marcus Keene and Bobby Hain had 24 points apiece to lead Youngstown State over Robert Morris 89-81 on Tuesday.
Panther Hollow: First Impressions Often Misleading, But...As radio analyst Pat Bostick once contended, some of the most significant progress you'll see from a successful team takes place from game one to game two, which is something I can't recall happening since the year Cincinnati stole that aforementioned BCS berth from under the Panthers' collective nose.
Panther Hollow: Sunseri Optimistic About OffensePITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Despite a 31-17 upset at the hands of Youngstown State in last Saturday's season opener, senior quarterback Tino Sunseri sees positives on which Pitt's offense can build entering Thursday's Big East lid-lifter in Cincinnati.
Panther Hollow: Chryst Expects Quick TurnaroundPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Some players discussed the need to put foresight above hindsight after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, at Heinz Field Saturday, and head coach Paul Chryst said in his weekly press conference he expects tangible progress to be made between game one and game two, Thursday's Big East opener against Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium.
Panther Hollow: Seniors Sound Off On Opening LossPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- A team coming off such a disappointing performance needs leadership from its seniors, and after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, in its 2012 season opener at Heinz Field Saturday night, three of them stressed the importance of learning from this loss entering next week's conference lid-lifter in Cincinnati.
Panther Hollow: Third-Down Deficiency Dooms DebutPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- A year ago there might have been a different scapegoat for such a humbling loss. But as Youngstown State spoiled Paul Chryst's debut as head coach with a 31-17 win over Pitt at Heinz Field Saturday night, it was the defense, not the offense, that let down the Panthers most.
Pitt Stunned 31-17 By Youngstown State In Season OpenerPITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kurt Hess passed for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Youngstown State of the Football Championship Subdivision spoiled Paul Chryst's debut as Pitt's coach in a 31-17 upset on Saturday night in the season opener for both schools.
Panther Hollow: Woodland Hills Product Confident In Pitt's DefensePITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Redshirt freshman defensive back Lafayette Pitts is one of a number of young Panthers ready to contribute to a defense that already boasted strong leadership.