Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Panthers and Orange will play before an ESPN Friday night audience.
The Panthers had a full-gear practice on Thursday afternoon.
The Panthers have a double-session practice on Wednesday.
Tino Sunseri passed for 185 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
Pittsburgh vs. Youngstown State (9/1/12)
Images from the annual culmination of spring practice, held on April 14 at North Hills' Martorelli Stadium
2012: Played in 12 games, starting the initial two contests of the year...totaled 16 tackles and one PBU on the season...had a career-high five tackles vs. Syracuse and Youngstown State.
2011: Transferred to Pitt from Michigan prior to the season and sat out the year under NCAA guidelines.
AT MICHIGAN (2010): Lettered as a true freshman cornerback, playing in 11 games...had six tackles on the year...twice had a season-high two tackles, including the Connecticut and Penn State games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Starred at Penn Hills High at wide receiver and cornerback under Coach Ron Graham...selected first team All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...SuperPrep All-American...PrepStar "Dream Team"...selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and Big 33 Football Classic...compiled 28 tackles, five tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and four interceptions as a senior...offensively had nine receptions for 200 yards (22.2 avg.) and one touchdown...rated the nation's No. 3 cornerback by Scout and No. 8 by Rivals...rated one of the country's top 100 overall prospects and the No. 2 player in Pennsylvania by Rivals...selected the Most Valuable Defensive Back at the 2010 State College NIKE Camp.
PERSONAL: Cullen Blake Christian, born 4/24/92, is the son of Carlson and Wendy Christian...has one brother and one sister...administration of justice major.
Pitt held off by No. 25 Virginia Tech, 39-36
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Pitt hosts Thursday Night Showdown with Virginia Tech
FOX Names Price and Henderson Midseason All-Americans
Johnson named ESPN.com Midseason All-American
LaSala Promoted to Associate A.D. for Football Administration