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Mercyhurst hires former Pitt player as quarterbacks coach

By | July 23, 2014 10:57 am | 0 Comments


Former Pitt football player and Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant coach Andrew Janocko has been hired as the Mercyhurst quarterbacks coach. Janocko, a Clearfield native, was a three-year letter winner who played in 39 games at Pitt from 2008-10 as a placeholder and backup quarterback. He was a three-time member of the Big East All-Academic Team…. View Article

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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… View Article

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 48


By | July 11, 2014 8:00 am | 0 Comments


College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 48 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 48 – Points scored by McDowell graduate James Conner during his freshman season with Pitt in 2013. Conner led the Panthers with eight rushing touchdowns and… View Article

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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… View Article

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McDowell grad Conner visits Harbor Creek, talks Pitt football

By | June 16, 2014 5:25 pm | 0 Comments


James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a freshman in 2013, was at Harbor Creek coach Ned Bailey’s football camp Monday. Conner talked about his visit and his health after suffered a mild knee injury during the spring.  

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Jordano nears 500 wins with Pitt baseball

By | June 12, 2014 1:21 am | 0 Comments


Current Pitt baseball coach and former Mercyhurst baseball coach Joe Jordano recently wrapped up his 17th season as head coach of the Panthers. In 2015, Jordano likely will reach a milestone victory (No. 500) at Pitt. The Panthers finished 22-30 overall and were 11-19 in their first season in the ACC. Jordano’s career record at… View Article

Read more blogger picks Conner as one of college football’s toughest players

James Conner

By | June 3, 2014 1:37 pm | 0 Comments


Mike Huguenin, an college football blogger, named McDowell graduate James Conner one of the 14 toughest players in college football. He lists Conner at No. 9. Conner led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman last season. He also set the Panthers’ bowl record with 229 yards rushing against Bowling Green in the Little Caesars Pizza… View Article

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Will Pitt’s Donald be a better NFL player than Clowney?

By | April 24, 2014 11:27 am | 0 Comments


The conventional wisdom among NFL draft experts is that South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the top defensive player available for the draft May 8. However, others say that Clowney isn’t even the best defensive lineman in the draft. They claim that honor belongs to Pitt’s Aaron Donald, an All-American who won just about… View Article

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Pitt’s Conner participates at Field Pass event wearing brace

By | April 14, 2014 12:03 pm | 0 Comments


  The Pitt football team concluded its spring workouts Sunday and then held a fan event called Field Pass. McDowell graduate James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman in 2013, did not participate in the final few spring practices with Pitt after spraining his knee in practice April 4. However, Conner… View Article

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Conner to miss rest of spring practices with knee injury

By | April 4, 2014 8:33 pm | 0 Comments


Pittsburgh star running back James Conner will sit out the five remaining spring football practices with a knee injury according to the Pitt football Twitter account. Conner has a left knee sprain and went down after being tackled out of bounds by Titus Howard according to Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Werner said that… View Article

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