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Kevin Doyle Visits LSU - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 20:33

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Kevin Doyle Visits LSU
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
I saw the campus and I saw the football facilities and everything about LSU but him so it was a great visit and I was very happy to be down there. LSU is a power house school and was kind of eye-opening to be down there, it's a different culture down ...

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Pitt pro day goes swimmingly for James Conner, Nathan Peterman ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 18:43

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt pro day goes swimmingly for James Conner, Nathan Peterman ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
On a well-attended pro day with 19 Pitt products, much of the buzz was about Nathan Peterman and James Conner’s next step toward the draft.
Conner, Bisnowaty, Petermen focus of Pitt Pro DayWPXI Pittsburgh
Cancer free and confident, James Conner eager to get to NFLDaily Astorian

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Pitt Football Welcomes 30 NFL Teams for Annual Pro Day - PittsburghPanthers.com

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:05

Pitt Football Welcomes 30 NFL Teams for Annual Pro Day
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PITTSBURGH--Pitt Football hosted scouts, coaches and other personnel from 30 NFL teams on Wednesday for the Panthers' Pro Day at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex in the South Side. With a huge crowd of professional football evaluators and ...

Pitt football running backs coach Andre Powell talks depth, incoming freshmen and more - PennLive.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:05

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Pitt football running backs coach Andre Powell talks depth, incoming freshmen and more
PennLive.com
PITTSBURGH -- James Conner is heading to the NFL, but that doesn't mean Pitt is without running back talent. The Panthers have a strong group of players who will be competing for time this season, including incoming 2015 ACC Offensive Rookie of the ...
Powell Updates Pitt's Running Back Depth ChartPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

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Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 4 Recap - PittsburghPanthers.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:50

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Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 4 Recap
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He's a football player. He is big and athletic and he knows how to play the game. He can run and he's physical and he has a lot of tools. He got hurt early so we didn't get to see much of him last year and would have been amazing to have him for 13 ...

New AD Heather Lyke hits Pitt football practice and even does some jumping jacks with the team - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:19

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New AD Heather Lyke hits Pitt football practice and even does some jumping jacks with the team
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pitt football team usually has plenty of guests at a spring practice on the South Side — recruits, former players, high school coaches — but Tuesday morning, there was an extra special one. New athletic director Heather Lyke was roaming the ...
Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather LykeNBCSports.com
Lyke Can Take Football Program to New HeightsPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic directorFOXSports.com
PennLive.com -Timesonline.com
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Tuesday Recruiting Notebook - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:59

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Tuesday Recruiting Notebook
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
William Putnam at Pitt Football Camp. Photo Courtesy- William Putnam. UPDATE (8:19 AM)-. **John Morgan isn't the only player from DeMatha visiting Pitt today. 247 Sport 3-star cornerback Judson Tallandier, who holds a Pitt offer, is with Morgan at Pitt ...

Kicker Jake Scarton Joining Pitt Panthers - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:21

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Kicker Jake Scarton Joining Pitt Panthers
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Plus, they have a great medical school and that's my major. And finally, Pitt is just headed in the right direction and I think it's a great opportunity to compete right away for a spot (kickoff or field goal).” Scarton just started competing in ...

Lyke Can Take Football Program to New Heights - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:12

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Lyke Can Take Football Program to New Heights
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
If the future of Pitt football wasn't already promising enough, the hiring of new athletic director Heather Lyke is yet another step in the right direction. Simply put it, she's a winner. She was a winner in college at Michigan where she played first ...
Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather LykeNBCSports.com
Ron Cook: No. 1 priority for new Pitt AD is clearPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic directorFOXSports.com
PennLive.com -CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
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Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic director - FOXSports.com

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 16:15

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Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic director
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Pittsburgh football coach Pat Narduzzi spent two different stints coaching in the Mid-American Conference and another seven years as an assistant at Michigan State, well aware of Eastern Michigan's inability to escape the shadow of its conference ...
Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather LykeNBCSports.com
Meet new Pitt athletic director Heather LykePennLive.com
Pat Narduzzi calls new boss Heather Lyke 'dynamic'Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog) -Detroit Free Press
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Meet new Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke - PennLive.com

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:41

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Meet new Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke
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The Pitt football program was a main topic of conversation during Lyke's introduction. While fielding a question about low attendance at Heinz Field -- an issue that has plagued the football program for years -- she said building a strong identity is ...
Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather LykeNBCSports.com
Report: Pitt to Hire Heather Lyke as Athetic DirectorPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic directorWashington Post
Detroit Free Press -Tribune-Review -MLive.com
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Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather Lyke - NBCSports.com

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:35

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Pat Narduzzi was on committee to find new Pitt AD Heather Lyke
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As for the future of the Pitt football program, the hiring of Lyke seems to have no drawbacks. Pat Narduzzi has done well since being hired to be the head coach, so there is little reason for Lyke to be looking to make a change on the sideline to hire ...
Lyke Can Take Football Program to New HeightsPittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Pitt's first female athletic director, Heather Lyke now one of four women heading Power Five programsPennLive.com
Ron Cook: Football priority No. 1 for new Pitt ADPittsburgh Post-Gazette
FOXSports.com -Timesonline.com
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Report: Pitt to Hire Heather Lyke as Athetic Director - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 22:41

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Report: Pitt to Hire Heather Lyke as Athetic Director
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
Though Lyke has a softball background, she was a big proponent of the importance of football at EMU, even as a MAC school, which could signify where her priorities will lay with the Panthers. In summary, this is not the type of hire that jumps off the ...
Sources: Heather Lyke to leave Eastern Michigan to take Pitt AD jobDetroit Free Press
Report: Pitt reportedly to hire Heather Lyke as new athletics director, per ESPN's Brett McMurphyCardiac Hill (blog)
EMU AD Heather Lyke leaving for PittsburghThe Detroit News
Hustle Belt (blog) -Tribune-Review -MLive.com
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Pitt sees offensive line shuffling in spring practices - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 20:01

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pitt sees offensive line shuffling in spring practices
Cardiac Hill (blog)
As is standard this time of year in the offseason, Pitt is shuffling some guys around on the offensive line. That's pretty typical and is no different this year with spring practices underway. With tackle Adam Bisnowaty and guard Dorian Johnson ...

Perspective on Pitt Commit Jay Symonds - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 10:01

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Perspective on Pitt Commit Jay Symonds
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
HP: Can Symonds contribute as a true freshman? MW: Those are great questions, but that's up to the Pitt staff. They do a great job. What we talk about with our guys is, with all of our guys that go off to college to play football it's like, “Hey, you ...

Pitt football: Early spring practice position notes, recruiting news - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 17:37

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt football: Early spring practice position notes, recruiting news
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
So the first week of spring practices for Pitt football are in the books. Only four more to go. Where do we stand after three straight days of camp? Well, take it all with a grain of salt considering A. Saturday was the first workout in pads and B ...

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Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 3 Recap - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 15:01

Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 3 Recap
PittsburghPanthers.com
“First day in pads, obviously an intense day, lots of enthusiasm. We had guys flying around. I liked what I saw. We'll look at the tape and see who made good plays for the offense, who made good plays for the defense. We had a couple of live situations ...

Pitt Football Spring Practices: Qadree Ollison hoping to bounce back from rough 2016 - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:56

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pitt Football Spring Practices: Qadree Ollison hoping to bounce back from rough 2016
Cardiac Hill (blog)
With the loss of running back James Conner to the NFL a year early, the Pitt football program will be turning to a new starter in the backfield in 2017. As I wrote at the end of last season, there's plenty of opportunity with all of Conner's carries ...
Ollison leader in clubhouse to replace Pitt running back ConnerTribune-Review

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Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 2 Recap - PittsburghPanthers.com

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:56

Pitt Football Spring Drills: Day 2 Recap
PittsburghPanthers.com
“We've had two good days. We're still running around in shorts and jerseys, but I was happy with the enthusiasm, the way they're running around and I think there's good knowledge right now. Tomorrow will be a big day with the pads going on and we will ...

Pat Signal: Jay Symonds commits to Pitt - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:21

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pat Signal: Jay Symonds commits to Pitt
Cardiac Hill (blog)
The long wait is over. In case you missed it, Pitt got their first commitment for the 2018 recruiting class when Jay Symonds committed to Pitt yesterday afternoon. Pitt was one of the few programs in the country without a commitment for whatever reason ...

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