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Washington junior Walker motivated after long path to football field - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Washington junior Walker motivated after long path to football field
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The elder Walker said it was also important for them to channel their energy through their particular talents. He took to writing. A poet, he has had several books published. Danyel was a musician who played the trombone. Daniel's passion was football ...

Former Pitt football captain drowns in Florida - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Former Pitt football captain drowns in Florida
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A former University of Pittsburgh football co-captain died Saturday when he was caught in the surf off the east coast of Florida. Eric Holzworth, 48, of Atlanta was a special teams captain at Pitt in 1990. “He just had an infectious personality ...

Football Game Preview: North Johnston vs. North Pitt - MaxPreps

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:43

Football Game Preview: North Johnston vs. North Pitt
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The defense unfortunately couldn't turn things around in the second half and allowed another 17 points. The net result was a 38 - 27 defeat. Meanwhile, North Pitt simply didn't have it last week, losing 55 - 19 to Beddingfield. Both teams have had a ...

Brian Batko's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.18.17 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:08

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brian Batko's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.18.17
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Brian Batko: Hello, all. Another week, another Pitt game to preview, and this time it's Duke on the road Saturday in Durham, N.C. I will be there. Chat begins now. SOMDPanther: HCPN was noticeably disgruntled in his press conference when talking about ...

Pitt kicker Ian Troost explains reason for kneeling: protesting 'systemic oppression' - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:24

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt kicker Ian Troost explains reason for kneeling: protesting 'systemic oppression'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In 2016, Troost wanted to transfer closer to home after the death of two family members, eventually landing at Pitt. Upon arriving in Oakland, he roomed with former Pitt football players Dontez Ford and Reggie Mitchell. The three would have what Troost ...

That was then, this is now: Pitt football undefeated 100 years ago - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:15

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

That was then, this is now: Pitt football undefeated 100 years ago
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The year was 1917 — neither the Cathedral of Learning nor the Pittsburgh Steelers existed, and the Pittsburgh Pirates had finished last in the MLB standings with a 51-103 record. This was also the same year Pitt's football team completed a perfect 10 ...
Sights and Sounds From Pitt Practice: Week 8Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
'Spark' didn't work, so what's next for Pitt's struggling backfield?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pitt football | Panthers looking for someone to make plays in the running game - TribDem.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:02

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Pitt football | Panthers looking for someone to make plays in the running game
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For now, Hall will continue to get carries to try to reach Powell's bar, but others will too, and Pitt needs somebody to create some production. The Panthers play at North Carolina on Saturday. “We need to be able to make plays,” Powell said. “We've ...
That was then, this is now: Pitt football undefeated 100 years agoUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Sights and Sounds From Pitt Practice: Week 8 | Pittsburgh Sports NowPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

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Steigerwald: Athletics Over Academics - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:04

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Steigerwald: Athletics Over Academics
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
The Pitt football team, coming off a loss to North Carolina State is working on another wasted football season as it has been for most of the last 35 years. Nobody expects the 2017-18 Pitt basketball season to be anything short of a disaster. But look ...

Pitt football | DiNucci still 'the guy,' but faces competition - TribDem.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 06:57

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Pitt football | DiNucci still 'the guy,' but faces competition
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But coach Pat Narduzzi brought Pickett into the game in the third quarter with the Panthers down just a touchdown and left him in until bringing DiNucci back for the final drive of the fourth quarter in Pitt's 35-17 loss to the Wolfpack. That adds even ...
Pat Narduzzi says Ben DiNucci remains Pitt's starting quarterbackPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pitt Film Study: What's Wrong With the Running GamePittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pitt kicker kneels during anthem as debate heightensThe Philadelphia Tribune
Cardiac Hill (blog) -East Oregonian
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Pitt Film Study: What's Wrong With the Running Game - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:42

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pitt Film Study: What's Wrong With the Running Game
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Saturday against North Carolina State Pitt ran the ball 32 times for 95 yards — a 3-yard per carry average. But most of Pitt's rushing yards came from non-running back options. Safety Jordan Whitehead had 18 yards, as did backup quarterback Kenny Pickett.
Pat Narduzzi says Ben DiNucci remains Pitt's starting quarterbackPittsburgh Post-Gazette
DiNucci? Pickett? Pitt still searching for answers at QBFOXSports.com
Pitt notebook: Coach Pat Narduzzi won't judge kicker who kneeled during anthemTribune-Review

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Pat Narduzzi says Ben DiNucci remains Pitt's starting quarterback - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:48

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pat Narduzzi says Ben DiNucci remains Pitt's starting quarterback
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Narduzzi became a bit contentious when asked about the “odd” timing of his quarterback flip, with Pitt down seven, the game still well within reach and DiNucci having led two touchdown drives. “I guess we're odd, I guess. That's your decision to make ...
Pitt Film Study: What's Wrong With the Running GamePittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Despite being replaced in NC State game, Ben DiNucci remains Pitt's starting quarterbackCardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt kicker kneels during anthem as debate heightensThe Philadelphia Tribune

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Pitt Offers 2019 DE Michael Fletcher - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:07

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pitt Offers 2019 DE Michael Fletcher
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
The Pitt football program haven't extended many scholarships lately but they did so over the weekend. 2019 DE Michael Fletcher from Flint, Michigan picked up an offer from the Panthers. Fletcher (6-foot-6, 240 pounds) is a super athletic player, ...

Could PT's John William Gay Be in Line for Pitt Offer? - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 04:08

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Could PT's John William Gay Be in Line for Pitt Offer?
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
“I originally got invited to a football camp at Pitt this summer but I wasn't able to make it. However, they've stayed in contact with me really throughout the whole season. The coaches told me that I've really started to open their eyes and they're ...

Pitt fans sound off about Ian Troost's decision to kneel during anthem - Tribune-Review

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 19:01

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Pitt fans sound off about Ian Troost's decision to kneel during anthem
Tribune-Review
We have supported Pitt football for many years. Most with frustrating results on the field, but we continued going to games to support the team and the athletes. Currently with four season tickets in North Club and Panther Club donations we spend over ...
Sports Shorts: Troost, PHS alum, kneels during Pitt anthemFoster's Daily Democrat
Pittsburgh kicker Ian Troost kneels during national anthemYahoo Sports

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Pitt freshman QB Kenny Pickett poised for his age in de facto debut - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 13:18

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt freshman QB Kenny Pickett poised for his age in de facto debut
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Through it all, the 6-foot-2, 215-pound New Jersey native who could be Pitt's quarterback of the future kept his cool. “I think Kenny's gonna be a good football player,” said coach Pat Narduzzi, who inserted him in place of starter Ben DiNucci with the ...

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Pitt kicker Ian Troost kneels for national anthem - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:29

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt kicker Ian Troost kneels for national anthem
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
For the past several weeks, and even going back to last year, Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi had been asked about the wave of player protests during the national anthem and how he may handle such a situation if it ever arrived on his proverbial doorstep.
Pitt's Ian Troost kneels during anthem; coach fine with itESPN
Pittsburgh Kicker Ian Troost Kneels for Anthem; Pat Narduzzi Offers SupportBleacher Report
Pitt Panther Kneels for the Anthem As NFL-Style Protests Hit College FootballBreitbart News

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Darian Roseboro shines in an emotional performance in NC State's win - News & Observer

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:43

News & Observer

Darian Roseboro shines in an emotional performance in NC State's win
News & Observer
Darian Roseboro wrapped up Pittsburgh quarterback Ben DiNucci for a sack and then took a step forward and pointed up to the sky with his right index finger. It was the end of N.C. State's 35-17 win at Pittsburgh on Saturday and the end of an emotional ...

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Pitt shuffles quarterbacks again in 35-17 loss to No. 20 NC State - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:30

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt shuffles quarterbacks again in 35-17 loss to No. 20 NC State
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
But with Pitt trailing, 21-14, late in the third quarter, Narduzzi benched DiNucci, who managed to do enough to keep the Panthers (2-5, 0-3) within striking distance of a Top 20 team. He turned to Pickett for what amounted to his first live action at ...
NC State vs. Pitt 2017 live stream: Start time and how to watch onlineSB Nation
Hines, Samuels score twice as NC State wears down PittsburghNews & Observer
Five Takeaways From Pitt vs. NC StatePittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Cardiac Hill (blog) -ClutchPoints
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Dislocated finger can't slow down NC State's Bradley Chubb - News & Observer

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:20

Dislocated finger can't slow down NC State's Bradley Chubb
News & Observer
The ring finger on Bradley Chubb's left hand looked like it was trying to take a bow. The star N.C. State defensive end got it caught in the jersey of Pittsburgh offensive tackle Jaryd Jones-Smith's jersey at 5:06 in the third quarter of N.C. State's ...

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Postgame Takeaways: NC State vs. Pittsburgh 2017 - 247Sports

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:40

247Sports

Postgame Takeaways: NC State vs. Pittsburgh 2017
247Sports
PITTSBURGH -- No. 20 NC State used a strong second-half performance to come away with a 35-17 win in Pittsburgh -- outscoring the Panthers 21-3 in the final two quarters. After the Pack moved to 6-1 overall (4-0 ACC), here's a look at the immediate ...

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