Seven Panthers sign free-agent contracts with NFL teams.
Ray Graham and Jarred Holley named to first team
Postgame notes from Pitt's 33-20 win over Syracuse
Coach Todd Graham discusses this week's matchup with the Orange.
Pitt defeated UConn 35-20 Wednesday night in nationally televised game
Chas Alecxih Interview
AP photos from today's game.
2011 Scouting Report: Returning starter at defensive tackle who is poised for an all-star caliber senior season...exceptional pass rusher...teams with fellow senior Myles Caragein to give Pitt perhaps the best defensive tackle tandem in the Big East.
2010: Started all 13 games at defensive tackle...had 57 tackles, nine TFLs and 7.5 sacks...had career-high eight tackles in three different games, including Cincinnati, Connecticut and West Virginia...had career-high three sacks vs. New Hampshire...had two sacks against West Virginia.
2009: Awarded a scholarship prior to the season and went on to play in 12 games as a reserve defensive tackle... compiled 12 tackles, five TFLs, four sacks and one blocked kick...posted career-high numbers against Syracuse with three tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble...also had sacks against USF and Louisville... blocked a field goal at NC State.
2008: Lettered in his first active season, playing in four games...had one tackle vs. Louisville.
2007: Joined team as a walk-on and redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: A two-way starter for Penn Manor as a tight end and defensive end... two-time first team All-Lancaster-Lebanon League... named to The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AAAA All-State Team (third team)...earned three letters under Coach Bob Forgrave...selected to play in the Tri-County All-Star Game...also lettered in track and field.
Personal: Peter Charles Alecxih III, born 2/10/89, is the son of Peter and Alecia Alecxih Jr....has two brothers...grandfather, Peter Alecxih Sr., was a defensive tackle for Navy... majoring in communication.
Pitt Football Positional Preview: Special Teams
Pitt's Conner Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
Pitt Football Positional Preview: The Defense
Pitt's Conner Named Preseason Doak Walker Award Candidate
Three Pitt players named Wuerffel Trophy candidates
Pitt's Bisnowaty Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List