The Panthers return seven starters on defense
Tom Savage completed 13 of 30 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown.
Transcript from Monday's practice
2014: Played in all 13 games, starting one (Akron)...compiled 36 tackles, four TFLs, two sacks, one interception and one PBU...had a career-high seven tackles vs. Georgia Tech...had four tackles with two TFLs and a seven-yard sack against Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl...had a nine-yard sack at Boston College...had the first interception of his career in the Syracuse game, returning it 21 yards to the Orange 11.
2013: Played in 11 games in his first active season...had eight tackles, 2.5 TFLs and one fumble recovery...had a season-high three tackles with one TFL in the opener vs. Florida State...had two tackles with 1.5 TFLs vs. Old Dominion...recovered a fumble vs. Virginia on the Cavs' 18-yard line that Pitt parlayed into a touchdown and 14-0 lead.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Associated Press All-Ohio Division II honoree for perennial power Trotwood-Madison...Ohio Southwest District Division II Defensive Player of the Year...compiled 60 tackles, five interceptions (returning two for touchdowns) and two fumble recoveries as a senior...was a varsity starter since his freshman season...Bradley led Trotwood-Madison to a 15-0 record and the state title as a senior...his final two seasons, Trotwood-Madison went a combined 27-3 (.900) with two state championship game berths...selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, which showcased 100 of the country's premier senior players at Chase Field in Phoenix...rated one of Ohio's top 45 players by Rivals and Scout...played under Coach Maurice Douglass...also a four-year varsity letterman in basketball and helped his team to four consecutive district championship games.
PERSONAL: George L. Bradley II, born 6/26/94, is the son of Ernestine Grigsby...has nine brothers and three sisters...joined at Pitt by older brother Nicholas Grigsby, a senior linebacker for the Panthers...another brother, Chris Wright, was a star basketball player at the University of Dayton...economics major.
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