August 2013 Archives
TWO days and 10 hours until Pitt kicks off vs. Florida State at Heinz Field. The ticket office is open Saturday and Sunday this weekend from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. for your ticket needs and questions at 800-643-PITT (7488). Student tickets are sold out with over 11,000 sold -- the most ever!
Relive the last time these two teams met on the field with this video from the 1983 contest.
Former Pitt quarterback and current ESPN football analyst, John Congemi was the last Pitt quarterback to play against and defeat Florida State. He called in to The Fan Morning Show on Friday and talked about the Monday night matchup against the Seminoles.
The excitement continues to build as we get closer and closer to our first contest in the ACC. Today is another one of those landmark days as our first ACC men's basketball schedule has been released by the league Thursday afternoon.
The conference schedule is highlighted by the Big Monday matchup on Jan. 27 against Duke and, of course, every Pitt fan is excited to see Penn State roll into town on Dec. 3 for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The squad returns three starters from last year's 24-9 team and head coach Jamie Dixon will be at the helm for his 11th season.
A full release and listing of games can be found on PittsburghPanthers.com
. Additional TV games will be announced at a later date. For ticket information, call the Panthers Ticket Office at 800-643-PITT (7488) or visit online
the announcement that the University of Pittsburgh will retire legendary wide
receiver Larry Fitzgerald's No. 1 jersey during the season opener at Heinz
Field against Florida State on Sept. 2, we asked fans via social media to name
their favorite Fitzgerald moments from his incredible career as a Panther.
have been easy to select a single moment from the Pitt career of a man who
caught a remarkable 34 touchdowns in just two seasons, but the fans did their
Here are just a few of the responses we received:
answered with one of Fitzgerald's famous diving catches in blue and gold: "That
nasty catch in between three guys at Texas A&M."
DelSardo also chose another full-extension catch. He remembered "seeing Larry
Fitzgerald stretch out on a pass against Oregon State in a bowl game for a TD."
Pirozzola recalled a trick play that resulted in one of Fitzgerald's many
touchdowns: "The halfback option pass from Kirkley for a TD against Boston
College to keep his TD streak alive."
Domanick responded with "a very underrated catch was the one caught at Temple
draped in defenders."
Be there on
Monday, Sept. 2 as we retire the jersey of the most prolific wide receiver in
Pitt history - Larry Fitzgerald. Continue to share your moments with us on Twitter using #LarryLegend.
Pitt Senior Associate A.D. E.J. Borghetti has a very special announcement regarding Pitt's Labor Day game vs. FSU.
Over the weekend, Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson made an appearance on Bob Pompeani's show on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan and discussed his excitement over seeing the Pitt Panthers take the field on Sept. 2 against Florida State.
Senior wide receiver Devin Street sat down with Gregg Giannotti of Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan, and Pitt sideline reporter, this week. Devin talks about Tom Savage and the culture change Head Coach Paul Chryst has brought to the program.
A game time and television home
have been announced for Pitt basketball's Dec. 3 matchup with Penn State in the
Big Ten/ACC Basketball Challenge Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods.
The Panthers will host the Nittany
Lions at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 with the broadcast on ESPNU.
The last time Pitt and Penn State met
in basketball was on December 10, 2005, a 91-54 Panthers victory at
the Petersen Events Center. Against Penn State, Pitt has claimed each of the
last five meetings, 10 of the last 13 and both matchups at the Petersen Events
Center. The two schools have played 145 total games since 1905-06 with Penn
State holding a 75-70 advantage in the series. Penn State represents Pitt's
oldest and second most common rival in its basketball history.
The ACC leads its series against
the Big Ten with a 10-3-1 overall record. Last year, the two conferences tied
in the event, with each league claiming six games apiece. Seven of the 14
challenges have been decided by one win or less. All 12 Big Ten teams and 12 of
the 15 ACC teams will participate in the 2013 Challenge.
Our own analyst and former Pitt quarterback Pat Bostick visited with Trib Radio on Wednesday afternoon and talked about newly appointed starting QB Tom Savage.
Tim Brando, of the CBS Sports Network, made an appearance on Bob Pompeani's show on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan and talked Pitt football. Brando stated his belief that the Panthers will be competitive immediately in the ACC. Listen in!
If you love football, or even just love competition you won't want to miss this. It's one of our favorite drills -- Offense vs. Defense.
We're just 20 days away from kickoff, Pitt fans! If you don't have your tickets yet, call the Panthers Ticket Office at 800-643-PITT (7488)
or visit our ticket page online
Football training camp was closed to the media on Sunday, but Pitt Live Wire has exclusive highlights just for you. Have a look.
Today the ACC has announced its tentative ESPN3 lineup for Olympic
sports and Pitt will be well represented in its first year in the conference.
Volleyball, under first year head coach Dan
Fisher, will have at least six contests broadcast live on the ESPN3 platform.
Women's soccer will have five, including four at home, and men's soccer's three
broadcasts will all be played at home at Ambrose Urbanic Field at the Petersen
Check back on www.PittsburghPanthers.com for additional broadcasts added to the lineup as the seasons
· Pitt vs. Georgia Tech - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. Virginia Tech -
Friday, Oct. 4
· Pitt @ Florida State - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. Syracuse - Sunday,
· Pitt @ Notre Dame - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. NC State - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. Wake Forest -
Saturday, Sept. 21
· Pitt vs. Virginia Tech -
Tuesday, Oct. 8
· Pitt vs. North Carolina -
Saturday, Oct. 26
· Pitt vs. Boston College -
Thursday, Sept. 12
· Pitt vs. NC State - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. Virginia - Sunday,
· Pitt vs. North Carolina - Thursday,
· Pitt @ Duke - Sunday, Oct. 27
Former Pitt quarterback and current radio analyst Pat Bostick appeared on 93.7 The Fan Tuesday morning to discus the start of training camp and the battle at the quarterback position. Listen in to this podcast to hear what he had to say.
With football training camp beginning today, Pitt football has been well represented on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan over the past week. Below are podcasts from head coach Paul Chryst on with Vinnie & Cook and quarterbacks coach Brooks Bollinger on with Troy Clardy. Listen in to get a jump start on your Pitt information heading into today's first practice.
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Former Panther Greats,
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Getting To Know,
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Hometown vs. Hunger,
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Jack R. Anderson,
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