Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Panthers practiced at Heinz Field on Thursday morning.
Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
Blue defeats Gold 48-13
Images from the annual culmination of spring practice, held on April 14 at North Hills' Martorelli Stadium
Images from the culmination of spring practice.
2013: Played in three games, contributing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker.
2012: Played in nine games, contributing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker...sustained a season-ending right knee injury at Notre Dame (Nov. 3)...totaled three tackles on the year...had a career-high two stops vs. Gardner-Webb.
2011: Served as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor...played in five games and had one tackle (vs. SMU in the BBVA Compass Bowl).
2010: Lettered in his first active season by playing in five games in special teams capacities.
2009: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Standout defensive end and linebacker for perennial Florida power Glades Central...All-Florida Class 3A...all-county...helped Glades Central to a three-year mark of 33-5 (.868) during his varsity career...had eight tackles and three sacks in the "Muck Bowl" against Pahokee High...played under coaches Jessie Hester and Willie Snead...also lettered in wrestling and track and field...High Honors graduate.
PERSONAL: Emanuel Sean Rackard, born 6/26/90, is the son of Reuben and Alzie Dukes...has one sister...communication major.
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Pitt's Conner Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
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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