Pitt's Holtz, Officer Added To Preseason Watch ListsTwo of Pitt's big-bodied offensive standouts were named yesterday to preseason award watch lists for their respective positions.
Pitt Center Named To Preseason Award Watch ListEveryone expects Pitt football to have multiple players on award watch lists this year as running back James Conner and wide receiver Tyler Boyd are amongst the best at their position in the nation. Now, another Pitt player is getting recognized for his talent.
Paul Chryst: Pitt Can Do Better With Run GameAfter 3 games the Pitt Panthers rank fourth in the nation in rushing offense. Sophomore James Conner is second in the nation with 544 yards and is just 5 yards from being the best in FBS. So head coach Paul Chryst must be pleased with that part of his of his team.
Paul Chryst Details Replacement Plans For Injured Center Artie RowellPitt head coach Paul Chryst said either sophomore Gabe Roberts or freshman Alex Officer will fill in for starter Artie Rowell, after a season-ending knee injury Friday. “We’ll practice them both,” Chryst said. “Gabe did some good things (in the game vs. Boston College). We’ll practice both of them this week.”