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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Redshirt senior M.J. Devonshire (12) and junior Phillip OBrien Jr. (5) celebrate in front of the Panther Pitt during a game against Louisville at Acrisure Stadium on Oct. 14, 2023.

Things to look for in the Blue-Gold spring football game

By James Carter, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

The upcoming Blue-Gold spring football game brings a lot of intrigue for Pitt football fans. After a disastrous 3-9 campaign in the 2023 season, the Panthers had a flurry of coaching and roster moves to...

First-year linebacker Jordan Bass (20) celebrates after a play during the game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Pitt football looks to turn heads before NFL draft

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

After two straight years of success, Pitt football is in for a bit of a down year in the upcoming 2024 NFL draft. Only two Panthers — offensive lineman Matt Goncalves and cornerback M.J. Devonshire —...

Drake performs during the Summer Sixteen Tour 2016 in Toronto.

Former Pitt center Jeff McCurley reacts to Drake wearing his jersey

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Earlier in February, rap sensation Drake made a stop in Pittsburgh to play for a couple thousand highly anticipated listeners. He performed two sold-out nights at PPG Paints Arena, which was one of the...

Pitts football team and head coach Pat Narduzzi walk out for the first game of the season against Wofford at Acrisure Stadium on Sept. 2, 2023.

Column | Don’t panic about Pitt football

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

After a disastrous 2023 season, the Panthers faithful are reluctantly getting ready for another Pitt football season, as spring practices are just about to kick off for the 2024 season. Following the departures...

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge was promoted to assistant head coach. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge leaving for NFL

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 5, 2024

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge is leaving the Panthers to pursue a job in the NFL, according to a press release on Monday morning. Sources say that Partridge will join the Indianapolis...

Pitt football players run out onto the field before Pitts game against Syracuse on Nov. 5, 2022.

Column | Grading Pitt football’s 2024 transfer class

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 5, 2024

Last year, Pitt football brought in an exciting class of highly touted transfers to round out its roster. While some of these players — like wide receiver Daejon Reynolds and safety Donovan McMillon...

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart (11) hands the ball to wide receiver Dorin Dickerson (19) in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Thursday, September 1, 2011. The Vikings defeated the Texans, 28-0. (McKenna Ewen/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)

Former Pitt tight end Dorin Dickerson shines in sports media career

By Aidan Kasner, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

The pipeline from athlete to employment in the sports industry is a popular and tested way for retired players to continue working in the field that they love. The most famous sports commentators, coaches...

Freshman Kenny Johnson (2) competes for a catch during the game against Louisville at Acrisure Stadium on Oct 14, 2023.

Pitt football welcomes back key starters in 2024

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer January 11, 2024

In an era dominated by the all-powerful transfer portal, college football players are no longer guaranteed to stick around for longer than a year.  Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi expressed his...

A play during the game against Boston College in Acrisure Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Takeaways | What went wrong for Pitt football in 2024?

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 28, 2023

Coming into the 2023 season, most fans had realistic expectations for Pitt football. After losing several stars to the NFL on both sides of the ball, there was an understanding that the Panthers were looking...

First-year linebacker Jordan Bass (20) celebrates after a play during the game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Pitt football falls to Duke 30-19, finishes season 3-9

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor November 25, 2023

Pitt football (3-9, 2-6 ACC) finished its turbulent season on a down note, falling to Duke (7-5, 4-4 ACC) 30-19 in its season finale.  At 3-9 the Panthers finish the season with their worst win-loss...

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