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 Newcomers Visit Mel Blount Youth Home
Jordan Whitehead Named a Candidate for the Paul Hornung Award
James Conner Selected for Doak Walker Award Watch List
Panthers Place Three on Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
Jordan Whitehead Placed on Jim Thorpe Award Watch List