The Pitt offense returns eight starters from last season
Panthers practice in pads for the first time this Spring
2014: Played in seven games in his first active season to letter...contributed on special teams and as a reserve tight end.2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter for St. John's Jesuit, playing tight end and safety for the Ohio Division I (largest classification) program...Northwest All-District...All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC)...limited to only six games as a senior due to injury but still had 15 receptions for more than 200 yards...primarily a defensive player his junior year and compiled 64 tackles, four tackles for loss and two interceptions...a three-year letterman who helped St. John's to a 22-11 record (.667) during his varsity career...played under Coach Doug Pearson...also played basketball with All-Ohio Red, a top AAU program.
PERSONAL: Anthony Roman Harper, born 10/15/94, is the son of Stanley and Kendra Harper Jr....has one brother and one sister...comes from a football family and has three cousins with ties to the college or pro game...Willie Harper was an All-America linebacker at Nebraska who went on to win a Super Bowl (1981 season) as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Matt Harper played safety at Oregon and is now an assistant defensive backs coach with the Philadelphia Eagles and Josh Harper was a wide receiver at Fresno State who signed with the Oakland Raiders as a free agent...sociology major.
Pitt Places Third in ACC Coastal Division Preseason Poll
Pat Narduzzi Set for ESPN Car Wash Visit Monday
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