December 2013 Archives
Pitt true Fr WR Tyler Boyd is for real. Kid has been doing it all year. What a future!!-- Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) December 27, 2013
More records for Boyd...That is his fifth 100-yard receiving game of the season, breaking a tie with Larry Fitzgerald for most by a freshman-- Pitt Football (@GoPittFootball) December 27, 2013
This just in, WR Tyler Boyd is pretty good.-- Phil Steele (@philsteele042) December 27, 2013
Tom Savage has moved into fifth place on Pitt's single-season passing list...He passed Tyler Palko and Dan Marino.-- Pitt Football (@GoPittFootball) December 26, 2013
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The University of Pittsburgh's Division of Student Affairs' honored Assistant Athletic Director of Student Affairs and former Pitt student-athlete, Penny Semaia, with the Art Ramicone Unsung Hero Award. The award is to recognize Semaia's inspirational leadership and steadfast commitment to supporting the Division of Student Affairs in their ongoing efforts to provide students with the best collegiate experience in the world.
Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been named a first team All-American by the Associated Press.
The NCAA uses five All-America squads to determine consensus and unanimous status: AP, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Football Writers (FWAA), Sporting News and Walter Camp. Aaron has already been named to three of these squads (first-team selection by AP, Sporting News and Walter Camp.) The other two teams will be announced this week.
The last Pitt player to be a unanimous first-team All-American was wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in 2003.
The last Pitt defensive player to be a unanimous first-team All-American was defensive end Hugh Green in 1980. (Green was also unanimous in 1979.
players have earned unanimous status 13 times (11 different players - Green and
Bill Fralic [1983-84] were two-time unanimous picks).
The Sporting News All-America Team
The complete 2013 AP All-America Team:
Quarterback -- Jameis Winston, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-4, 229 pounds, Florida State.
Running backs -- Andre Williams, senior, 6-0, 227, Boston College; Ka'Deem Carey, junior, 5-10, 196, Arizona.
Tackles -- Jake Matthews, senior, 6-5, 305, Texas A&M; Cyrus Kouandjio, junior, 6-6, 310, Alabama.
Guards -- Cyril Richardson, senior, 6-5, 340, Baylor; David Yankey, senior, 6-5, 313, Stanford.
Center -- Bryan Stork, senior, 6-4, 300, Florida State.
Wide receivers -- Brandin Cooks, junior, 5-10, 186, Oregon State; Mike Evans, sophomore, 6-5, 225, Texas A&M.
Tight end -- Jace Amaro, junior, 6-5, 260, Texas Tech.
All-purpose player -- Jordan Lynch, senior, 6-0, 216, Northern Illinois.
Kicker -- Roberto Aguayo, redshirt freshman, 6-1, 203, Florida State.
Ends -- Michael Sam, senior, 6-2, 255, Missouri; Jackson Jeffcoat, senior, 6-5, 250, Texas.
Tackles -- Aaron Donald, senior, 6-0, 285, Pittsburgh; Will Sutton, senior, 6-1, 288, Arizona State.
Linebackers -- Anthony Barr, senior, 6-4, 248, UCLA; C.J. Mosley, senior, 6-2, 238, Alabama; Ryan Shazier, junior, 6-2, 230, Ohio State.
Cornerbacks -- Darqueze Dennard, senior, 5-11, 197, Michigan State; Lamarcus Joyner, senior, 5-8, 190, Florida State.
Safeties -- Cody Prewitt, junior, 6-2, 220, Mississippi; Deone Bucannon, senior, 6-1, 198, Washington State.
Punter -- Tom Hornsey, senior, 6-3, 210, Memphis.
Quarterback -- Johnny Manziel, sophomore, Texas A&M.
Running backs -- Tre' Mason, junior, Auburn; Bishop Sankey, junior, Washington.
Tackles -- Cameron Erving, junior, Florida State; Taylor Lewan, senior, Michigan.
Guards -- Gabe Jackson, senior, Mississippi State; Xavier Su'a-Filo, junior, UCLA.
Center -- Gabe Ikard, senior, Oklahoma.
Wide receivers -- Sammy Watkins, junior, Clemson; Davante Adams, sophomore, Fresno State.
Tight end -- Eric Ebron, junior, North Carolina.
All-purpose player -- Ty Montgomery, junior, Stanford.
Kicker -- Anthony Fera, senior, Texas.
Ends -- Vic Beasley, junior, Clemson; Shilique Calhoun, sophomore, Michigan State.
Tackles -- Timmy Jernigan, junior, Florida State; Kelcy Quarles, junior, South Carolina.
Linebackers -- Trent Murphy, senior, Stanford; Khalil Mack, senior, Buffalo; Chris Borland, senior, Wisconsin.
Cornerbacks -- Justin Gilbert, senior, Oklahoma State; Jason Verrett, senior, TCU.
Safeties -- Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, junior, Alabama; Ahmad Dixon, senior, Baylor.
Punter -- Drew Kaser, sophomore, Texas A&M.
Quarterback -- A.J. McCarron, senior, Alabama.
Running backs -- Carlos Hyde, senior, Ohio State; Ameer Abdullah, junior, Nebraska.
Tackles -- Jack Mewhort, senior, Ohio State; Gregory Robinson, sophomore, Auburn.
Guards -- John Urschel, senior, Penn State; Ryan Groy, senior, Wisconsin.
Center -- Reese Dismukes, junior, Auburn.
Wide receivers -- Allen Robinson, junior, Penn State; Jordan Matthews, senior, Vanderbilt.
Tight end -- Austin Seferian-Jenkins, junior, Washington.
All-purpose player -- Odell Beckham Jr., junior, LSU.
Kicker -- Jeff Budzien, senior, Northwestern.
Ends -- Marcus Smith, senior, Louisville; Jeremiah Attaochu, senior, Georgia Tech.
Tackles -- Ra'Shede Hageman, senior, Minnesota; Leonard Williams, sophomore, Southern California.
Linebackers --Shayne Skov, senior, Stanford; Max Bullough, senior, Michigan State; Denicos Allen, senior, Michigan State.
Cornerbacks -- Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, junior, Oregon; Vernon Hargreaves III, freshman, Florida.
Safeties -- Jimmie Ward, senior, Northern Illinois; Ty Zimmerman, senior, Kansas State.
Punter -- Austin Rehkow, freshman, Idaho.
Video compliments of CBS Sports Network.
Its a blessing HAIL TO PITT-- AD_97 (@AaronDonald97) December 12, 2013
Aaron Donald with a congratulatory phone call from #99 HUUUUUUGH GREEN! pic.twitter.com/zkpnXiPEVW-- Pitt Football (@GoPittFootball) December 12, 2013
Pitt men's basketball is set to host Penn State in the squad's first Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center. Learn everything you need to know about the Panthers before ever entering the Petersen Events Center with this digital game program. To get you ready for the game, we have highlights from the Panthers' win over Duquesne on Saturday in the City Game.
The game will be broadcast on ESPNU or you can listen online at SportsRadio 93.7 FM The Fan or follow along online.
Fans are reminded that you are able to pass along your tickets to friends and family, sell them online or donate to a charity if you are unable to attend through the Panthers' digital ticketing system. The Panthers Ticket Office opens 2 hours prior to tipoff of the Pitt vs. Penn State game and will call and game day ticket sales (if available) are located at the outside windows at the front of the building.
Gates to the Petersen Events Center arena will open 2 hours prior to tipoff for the Penn State game and a free shuttle service begins operating three hours prior to game time.
For all men's basketball contests, the Campus View Club opens 90 minutes prior to tip-off during the regular season. For ACC games with a tip-off of 6 p.m. or later, the Club will open two hours prior to tip-off. For ACC games with a tip-off earlier than 6 p.m., the club will open 90 minutes prior.
Download the official Pitt Athletics app on your iPhone, iPad or Android for free, and follow along with the game on gametracker, check out rosters and the upcoming schedule, or browse the numerous other features. Fans can also access live audio and video with a paid, in-application upgrade.
For additional information on all men's basketball game day reminders, visit Game Day Central.
Pitt freshman wide receiver Tyler Boyd and his
spectacular diving catch against North Carolina this season is up for the ACC's
Must See Moment of the 2013 season. Voting is going on now through
Boyd became the Pitt all-time freshman receptions leader on Friday against Miami. Entering the game needing just two catches to surpass Larry Fitzgerald's record of 69 catches in 2002, Boyd finished with nine catches for 98 yards and one touchdown. Boyd now has 77 catches on the season. He also reached the 1,000-yard milestone when he caught his seventh touchdown of the season in the game's final seconds. With 1,001 receiving yards this season, Boyd is the first Panther to achieve that feat since Jon Baldwin in 2009.
- Live Wire Field Pass -- Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
- James Conner on Trib Live Radio
- Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Highlights
- Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Coverage
- Happy Holidays from Pitt Athletics!
- Bowl Practice Coverage
- Pitt Football Season Highlights
- Penny Semaia Receives Unsung Hero Award
- Football Meets with the Media
2012 Basketball Media Day,
2012 football season,
2012 men's basketball,
2012 training camp,
2012-13 men's basketball,
2012-13 women's basketball,
2013 men's basketball,
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2013 spring camp,
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2013 women's soccer,
2013-14 men's basketball,
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2014 NFL Draft,
2014 Pitt Football,
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2014 Pitt Men's Basketball,
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2014-15 Pitt Men's Baskeball,
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2015 Pitt Football Survey,
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Caption That Photo,
Central Blood Bank,
Delaware Blue Hens,
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Dick's Sporting Goods,
Did You See That,
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Getting To Know,
girl scout day,
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank,
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Hometown vs. Hunger,
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Jack R. Anderson,
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Mel Blount Youth Home,
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On The Prowl,
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Panthers From The Past,
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Pitt Fans Tell Us,
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