Posts tagged Pitt football

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… View Article

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 48

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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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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 50

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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…. 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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NFL.com 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 NFL.com 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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McDowell grad Conner opens practice with Pitt, might change number

By | March 17, 2014 4:05 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Pitt football team conducted its first spring practice Sunday, and McDowell graduate James Conner was in action no-pads session with the Panthers. Conner, who wore jersey No. 40 as a freshman, was wearing No. 24. He said he was trying out the number, which is worn by his favorite NFL player, Seattle Seahawks running… View Article

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Cram Session: Signing day wrapup, observations

By | February 6, 2014 1:46 pm | 0 Comments

 

A day after the bedlam of National Signing Day, it’s time to step back and take a closer look: • Wide receivers were prominent in coach James Franklin’s first Penn State recruiting class after the loss of star wideout Allen Robinson to the NFL draft. • Paul Chryst’s Pitt recruiting class of 23 players includes three… View Article

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On Campus Cram Session: Conner to visit Erie banquet

By | January 17, 2014 1:11 pm | 0 Comments

 

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: FOOTBALL: • McDowell graduate James Conner recently was added to the guest list for the 50th Erie County Charity Sports Banquet on Feb. 13 at the Bayfront Convention Center. Conner led the Panthers in rushing as a freshman with 799 yards rushing and scored eight touchdowns. He broke… View Article

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