Posts tagged Pitt football

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…

 

Read more

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 13

CollegeBase

By | August 15, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 13 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 13 That’s the jersey number that Dan Marino wore with the University of Pittsburgh from a career spanning 1979-82. Marino, of course, went on to a record-setting 17-year…

 

Read more

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 19

By | August 9, 2014 9:21 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 19 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 19 That’s the number of yards per reception that Tech Memorial graduate Dietrich Jells averaged during his Pitt career from 1991-95. Actually, Jells averaged 18.8 yards per reception,…

 

Read more

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…

 

Read more

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,…

 

Read more

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…

 

Read more

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 48

CollegeBase

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…

 

Read more

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 50

CollegeBase

By | July 9, 2014 2:06 pm | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown has begun on the On Campus blog. Join us daily for the countdown to the 2014 season. Number of days until opening kickoff: 50 The first big day of the season is Thursday, Aug. 28, when 14 games are scheduled, including Boise State-Ole Miss on ESPN. There is one game scheduled for Aug….

 

Read more

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…

 

Read more

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.  

 

Read more