Panthers' defense shines in 17-13 win at VT
Pitt ranks sixth nationally in sacks per game
The Panthers return seven starters on defense
Four Panther student-athletes and two teams earned the honor
The Panthers opened training camp on Tuesday
Pitt defeats Duke 31-13
Check out the photo gallery from the Pittsburgh football game against Virginia.
Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech
Redshirt freshman Qadree Ollison ran for 207 and Pittsburgh beat Youngstown State 45-37 to give Pat Narduzzi a victory in his head coaching debut.
AP Photos: Football vs. Cincinnati
2014: Played in four games and totaled five tackles on the year...had a career-high five stops in the season opener vs. Delaware.
2013: Played in all 13 games in his first active season, primarily in special teams capacities.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Finished his career as Woodland Hills' all-time tackling leader with more than 350 stops...earned a starting role midway through his freshman season and started every single game his final three years...playing middle linebacker, spearheaded a defense that held opponents to 14.2 points per game his senior year...also was a starting fullback/H-back on offense and scored two touchdowns...had a career-high 122 tackles as a junior and was named first team All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers, Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAAA and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...led team to a four-year record of 31-16 (.660) with four WPIAL playoff berths...helped Woodland Hills to the 2009 WPIAL championship and PIAA playoffs as a sophomore...played under Coach George Novak...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic...also a two-year letterman in wrestling...High Honors graduate of Woodland Hills...National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Michael Anthony Caprara Jr., born 9/21/93, is the son of Melissa Davis and Michael Caprara Sr....has three sisters...has five great uncles who played college football (two at Penn State, one at Georgia, one at Michigan State and one at Notre Dame)...communication major.
Pitt Places Five on ACC All-Academic Football Team
Three Student-Athletes Honored with ACC Postgraduate Scholarships
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