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McDowell grad Conner gets notoriety for 2-way play at Pitt

James Conner

By | August 24, 2014 6:58 am | 0 Comments

  A week ago, the Erie Times-News published a story about the likelihood of McDowell graduate James Conner playing both ways at Pitt as a sophomore this season. He led Pitt with 799 rushing yards and eight rushing TDs as a freshman. Last week, the 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound running back/defensive end also received national attention from USA…

 

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Preseason all-ACC team is ridiculously good

By | August 19, 2014 10:02 am | 0 Comments

How good is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason all-star team? Consider these facts: 1. The team features the returning Heisman Trophy winner in Florida State’s Jameis Winston and arguably the top returning defensive player in the country in Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley. 2. Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd had 85 receptions as a freshman in 2013 and…

 

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Check out video of Pitt’s James Conner after practice

By | August 4, 2014 5:35 pm | 0 Comments

Pitt opened training camp today, and one of the players who was in the middle of the action was McDowell graduate James Conner, a sophomore running back and defensive end. Here’s a postpractice interview with Conner: The ACC also picked Conner as one of 25 players to watch in 2014. He’s at No. 19. Here’s…

 

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Training camp guide for Pitt, PSU, Erie schools; all FBS schedules

By | August 3, 2014 11:44 am | 0 Comments

College football season is approaching rapidly, and the Erie Times-News and GoErie.com are providing fans with a look at what’s ahead. Check out a training camp guide for Penn State, Pitt and two FBS schools featuring area players — Maryland and Notre Dame. The camp guide also included a look at the camps of Edinboro,…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 25

Erie's Fred Biletnikoff, with Florida State

By | August 3, 2014 7:05 am | 1 Comment

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 25 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 25 One of the most prominent college football players in Erie history wore the No. 25. Fred Biletnikoff was such a big star at Florida State that…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 26

By | August 2, 2014 7:00 am | 1 Comment

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 26 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 26 National champion Florida State wasn’t just outstanding with its own passing game. The Seminoles were terrific when their opponents were passing, too. Florida State led the nation…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 36

By | July 23, 2014 8:57 am | 1 Comment

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 36 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 36 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston wasn’t the only big-play threat at Florida State in 2013. Freshman wide receiver Kermit Whitfield led the nation in kickoff returns…

 

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Cathedral Prep grad Danielczyk earns ACC academic honors

Jon Danielczyk

By | July 17, 2014 11:49 am | 0 Comments

Recent Pitt graduate Jon Danielczyk became the Panthers baseball team’s first-ever selection to the all-ACC Academic Baseball Team. Danielczyk, a Cathedral Prep graduate, earned a dual-major degree in marketing and legal studies and finished with a cumulative 3.21 GPA. He plans to attend graduate school. Before Pitt joined the ACC, Danielczyk was a Big East…

 

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NFL.com mentions Terry in story on college football QBs

Damion Terry

By | July 15, 2014 1:15 pm | 0 Comments

According to NFL.com college football writer Mike Huguenin, Erie’s Damion Terry is part of the No. 13 quarterback situation among the 128 major-college programs. Of course, that’s because the biggest part of Michigan State’s quarterback scenario is starter Connor Cook, who led the Spartans to a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl victory last season. In an…

 

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Pitt’s Conner targets 2-way play for 2014

By | June 26, 2014 12:39 am | 0 Comments

McDowell graduate James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman in 2013, is looking to expand his horizons for the 2014 season. He’s practicing on both sides of the ball. Conner will be the Panthers’ feature back this season, but he will also get some playing time at defensive end. Although he…

 

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