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 Panthers Looking For Ways To Replace Injured Center Artie RowellThe Pitt Panthers continued preparations for Saturday’s game against the FIU Panthers in Miami. Redshirt sophomore Gabe Roberts and redshirt freshman Alex Officer divided time at center, and offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph suggested both will play in place Artie Rowell, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Boston College game. Rudolph said rotating centers is “a real possibility, and we wouldn’t be against it.”
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.”
Pitt Starting Center Rowell To Undergo Season-Ending ACL SurgeryThe Pitt Panthers (2-0) picked up a big win over Boston College on Friday, but suffered a big blow to their offensive line.
Jeff Hathhorn Recaps Pitt Football Camp18 days of Fall Camp is over as Pitt football ended with a Thursday afternoon practice on the South Side. “Pretty good camp, I like the way the guys worked,” said head coach Paul Chryst. “We still have to be a group that continues to improve all season. I like where we’re at right now, relatively healthy.”
Pitt RB James Conner And Center Artie Rowell Preview The Upcoming SeasonAs they gear up for camp, Pitt football running back James Conner and center Artie Rowell found themselves in-studio talking with Starkey and Mueller about the upcoming season, who to keep an eye on and the impression Aaron Donald has left on the program.
Pitt's Artie Rowell: There's A Lot Of Excitement Around Upcoming SeasonRowell says it's nice to be returning to the same system with 4 returning guys up front and some special weapons on offense.
Pitt's Tyler Boyd On Biletnikoff Award Watch ListLooking to followup on a spectacular freshman season, Pitt Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd, the nation's most productive freshman receiver last year, has been named to the 2014 Biletnikoff Award watch list.