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2017 FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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FROM

Mike Ditka Dan Marino

Curtis Martin

Rickey Jackson

Mike Ditka

Curtis Martin

Dan Marino

Rickey Jackson

TO THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

Chris Doleman Joe Schmidt

Tony Dorsett

Russ Grimm

Tony Dorsett

Chris Doleman

Russ Grimm

Joe Schmidt

TABLE OF CONTENTS MEDIA INFORMATION

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Quick Facts........................................................................... 3 Media Services...................................................................... 4 Primary Media Outlets........................................................... 5 Pitt IMG Sports Network........................................................ 6 2017 Opponents.................................................................7-8 Heinz Field/Road Headquarters............................................. 9 ACC Composite Schedule.................................................... 10 2017-18 Bowl Schedule...................................................... 11 2017 PREVIEW

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Preview..........................................................................14-16 Preseason Depth Chart....................................................... 17 Personnel............................................................................ 18 Preseason Honors................................................................ 19 Numerical Roster...........................................................20-21 Alphabetical Roster........................................................20-21 Geographic Roster............................................................... 22 Pronunciation Guide............................................................ 23 Class Breakdown................................................................ 23 COACHING STAFF

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Head Coach Pat Narduzzi...............................................26-27 Assistant Coaches.........................................................28-37 Football Staff.................................................................38-49 PLAYER PROFILES

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Veteran Profiles..............................................................52-85 Newcomer Profiles..........................................................86-91 2016 SEASON IN REVIEW

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2016 Final Statistics......................................................94-99 2016 Game Summaries..............................................100-106 2016 Starting Lineups...................................................... 107 2016 Honors and Awards.................................................. 108 Pitt in the ACC and NCAA................................................. 109

RECORD BOOK

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Individual Records.....................................................112-113 Team Records.................................................................... 114 All-Time Leaders........................................................115-117 Annual Leaders..........................................................118-120 Statistical Trends.......................................................121-122 Overtime Records.......................................................123-124 Coaching Records............................................................. 125 All-Time Series...........................................................126-135 Year-by-Year Results......................................................... 136 Game-by-Game Results.............................................137-147 HISTORY 148-183 National Titles................................................................... 150 National Individual Awards............................................... 151 Pitt and the Heisman Trophy............................................. 152 First Team All-Americans.................................................. 153 National Academic Honors................................................ 154 Hall of Famers................................................................... 155 Retired Jerseys...........................................................156-157 Conference Honors.....................................................158-160 All-Star Games...........................................................161-163 Team Captains...........................................................163-164 Ed Conway Award.............................................................. 165 Bowl History...............................................................166-171 Football Lettermen.....................................................172-183 PRO FOOTBALL

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NFL Draft Picks..........................................................186-189 All-Time NFL Roster....................................................190-195 Pitt in the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl................................. 196 Pitt in the Super Bowl (By Game)...................................... 197 THIS IS PITT

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Chancellor Patrick Gallagher............................................ 200 The University of Pittsburgh.......................................200-201 Director of Athletics Heather Lyke..............................202-203 Heinz Field Facts........................................................204-205 UPMC Sports Medicine...................................................... 206

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The 2017 Pitt Football Media Guide is a production of the University of Pittsburgh Athletic Media Relations Office. EDITORS E.J. Borghetti, Celeste Welsh and R.J. Sepich CONTRIBUTORS Rob Boatright, Rimoni Dorsey, Tyler Godwin, Tyler Gorse and Christopher Miller DESIGN Department of Communications Services PRINTING RR Donnelley

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PHOTOGRAPHY Will Babin, Harry Bloomberg, Terry Clark, Michael Drazdzinski, Herb Ferguson, Jeff Gamza, George Gojkovich, Joe Kapelewski, Charles LeClaire, Pete Madia, Bill McBride, Ted Oppegard, Chaz Palla, Ron Pradetto, Karl Roser (Pittsburgh Steelers), David Silverman, Athlon Sports, Pro Football Hall of Fame, National Football League and Sports Illustrated A VERY SPECIAL THANKS Amy Kleebank, Bill Young, the Atlantic Coast Conference and all prior Pitt media relations staffs

PITT QUICK FACTS UNIVERSITY INFO

1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Noon TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA 8 p.m. TBA TBA 7:45 or 8 p.m.

*ACC game #Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, N.C.) (HC) Homecoming Due to television, TBA kickoff times will be announced at a later date.

2016 RESULTS (8-5) OPPONENT (TV)

RESULT

Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 27 (Thurs.) Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26 Dec. 28

Villanova (ACCNE) Penn State (ESPN) at Oklahoma State (ESPN) at North Carolina* (ESPNU) Marshall (RSN) Georgia Tech* (ACC Network) (HC) at Virginia* (ACC Network) Virginia Tech* (ESPN) at Miami* (ACC Network) at Clemson* (ABC) Duke* (RSN) Syracuse* (ACC Network) vs. Northwestern# (ESPN)

W, 28-7 W, 42-39 L, 38-45 L, 36-37 W, 43-27 W, 37-34 W, 45-31 L, 36-39 L, 28-51 W, 43-42 W, 56-14 W, 76-61 L, 24-31

PITT FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF

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Head Coach Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Defensive Coordinator Special Teams Coordinator and Running Backs Linebackers and Recruiting Coordinator Secondary Defensive Line Offensive Line Tight Ends Wide Receivers Strength and Conditioning Offensive Graduate Assistant Offensive Graduate Assistant Defensive Graduate Assistant Defensive Graduate Assistant

PRO FOOTBALL

Pat Narduzzi Shawn Watson Josh Conklin Andre Powell Rob Harley Renaldo Hill Charlie Partridge John Peterson Tim Salem Kevin Sherman Dave Andrews Ben Cotton Rob Greene Phil DeCapito Joshua Lott

HISTORY

*ACC game #New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Bronx, N.Y.) (HC) Homecoming

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Media Relations Phone: (412) 648-8240 Official Pitt Web: PittsburghPanthers.com Media Info: collegepressbox.com Pitt Football Twitter/Instagram: @Pitt_FB Pitt YouTube Page: YouTube.com/pittlivewire Exec. Assoc. AD/Media Relations: E.J. Borghetti (football contact) Borghetti e-mail: [email protected] Assistant Media Relations Director: R.J. Sepich (co-contact) Sepich e-mail: [email protected] Media Relations Coordinator: Celeste Welsh (credential contact) Welsh e-mail: [email protected]

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Youngstown State (ACCNE) at Penn State (ABC) Oklahoma State (ABC/ESPN2) at Georgia Tech* Rice at Syracuse* NC State* (HC) at Duke* Virginia* North Carolina* (ESPN) at Virginia Tech* Miami* Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game# (ESPN or ABC)

PLAYER PROFILES

MEDIA RELATIONS INFO

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Sept. 2 Sept. 9 Sept. 16 Sept. 23 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 9 (Thurs.) Nov. 18 Nov. 24 (Fri.) Dec. 2

STAFF

2016 Overall Record: 8-5 2016 ACC Record (place): 5-3 (T-2nd Coastal Division) Home Stadium: Heinz Field (68,400/grass) Press Box: (412) 697-7198 Head Coach: Pat Narduzzi Alma Mater: Rhode Island (1990) Record at Pitt (season): 16-10 (third) Overall Collegiate Record: same Starters Returning: 11 (6 offense, 4 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Lost: 13 (5 offense, 7 defense, 1 specialist) Lettermen Returning: 35 (17 offense, 17 defense, 1 specialist) Lettermen Lost: 26 (14 offense, 10 defense, 2 specialists) Offensive System: Pro Style Defensive System: 4-3

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2017 SCHEDULE

MEDIA

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. Enrollment: 28,664 Founded: 1787 Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference Nickname: Panthers Colors: Blue and Gold Chancellor: Dr. Patrick Gallagher Director of Athletics: Heather Lyke

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MEDIA SERVICES ACC FOOTBALL COACHES TELECONFERENCE Coach Narduzzi will be available for media questions via the ACC Football Teleconference every Wednesday during the season beginning Aug. 30 from 12:10 to 12:20 p.m. Contact the Pitt media relations office for access to the call.

E.J. BORGHETTI

R.J. SEPICH

CELESTE WELSH

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA CONTACTS E.J. Borghetti, Executive Associate Athletic Director (football contact) Borghetti e-mail: [email protected] R.J. Sepich, Assistant Media Relations Director (co-contact) Sepich e-mail: [email protected] Celeste Welsh, Media Relations Coordinator (credential contact) Welsh e-mail: [email protected] PITT MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT INFORMATION Pitt Media Relations Office: (412) 648-8240 Heinz Field Press Box: (412) 697-7198 Pitt Football Office: (412) 648-8700 PITT FOOTBALL ON THE WEB Official Pitt Athletics Site: PittsburghPanthers.com Media Info: collegepressbox.com Pitt Football Twitter/Instagram: @Pitt_FB Pitt YouTube Page: YouTube.com/pittlivewire PITT MEDIA RELATIONS MAILING ADDRESS University of Pittsburgh Athletic Media Relations Petersen Events Center 3719 Terrace Street Pittsburgh, PA 15261 PITT PRACTICE FACILITY ADDRESS Pitt Football Office UPMC Rooney Sports Complex 3450 South Water Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203 ACC COMMUNICATIONS CONTACTS Amy Yakola, Executive Associate Commissioner (chief of external affairs) Yakola e-mail: [email protected] Mike Finn, Associate Commissioner (football communications) Finn e-mail: [email protected] ACC Communications Phone: (336) 854-8787 ACC FOOTBALL ON THE WEB Official ACC Site: theacc.com Media Info: collegepressbox.com ACC Football Twitter: @ACCFootball ACC YouTube Page: YouTube.com/ACCDigitalNetwork PITT WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE Coach Pat Narduzzi will conduct his game week preview press conferences on Mondays at noon. The conferences will be held at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. Video will be available later that day at YouTube.com/pittlivewire. A transcript will be posted on PittsburghPanthers.com.

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PITT PRACTICE COVERAGE On designated days, the initial 30 minutes of Pitt football practice are open to the media for observation. Photographers are also free to shoot practice during this time. The duration of the workout is closed. Reporters should contact the media relations office in advance for practice times and proper clearance. All practices will be held at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. PITT WEEKLY INTERVIEWS All interviews must be arranged through the media relations office. Select players and assistant coaches are available for post-practice media sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. In addition to his Monday press conferences, Coach Narduzzi will have a media briefing on Thursdays of game weeks. Please consult the media relations office for exact times. OBTAINING PITT MEDIA CREDENTIALS Credentials for Pitt home games are issued to working media only and should be requested as early as possible due to space limitations and demand. All credential requests should be made online at www.sportssystems.com/pitt. PITT GAME DAY MEDIA ENTRANCE Press members must enter Heinz Field with their credentials through the designated entrance on the west side of the stadium on Allegheny Avenue. The media entrance is just past Gate A, directly across from the Carnegie Science Center. After checking in with security, take the elevator up to the fourth floor for access to the press box. GAME DAY MEDIA WILL CALL Credentials that cannot be mailed may be obtained on game day at media will call, located at the media entrance on the west side of the stadium on Allegheny Avenue. Media will call opens two hours before kickoff. A photo ID must be shown to receive credentials. GAME DAY PHONES/WIRELESS SERVICE The media relations office supplies an adequate number of phones in the press box for general use by visiting reporters. Personal phone lines at assigned seats can be ordered by contacting the media relations office and obtaining a phone line request form. Orders must be placed at least four days prior to game day. Wireless Internet service is available free of charge to media members in the Heinz Field press box. HEINZ FIELD PHOTO ROOM There is a photo room easily accessible from the field for covering photographers. Enter the tunnel located closest to the Pitt sideline in the closed (north) end of the stadium. POSTGAME INTERVIEWS The postgame press conference for Pitt home games will be held in the media compound, located conveniently off the administrative offices lobby by the press box elevator. Coach Pat Narduzzi and select Pitt players will attend the press conference. Pitt’s locker room is closed to the media and the public. Opponent interviews will be held in a room connected to the visitor’s locker room.

PRIMARY MEDIA OUTLETS Tribune-Democrat, 425 Locust St., P.O. Box 340, Johnstown, PA 15907. (814) 532-5085. tribdem.com (Shawn Curtis, sports editor; Mike Mastovich, reporter).

Beaver County Times, 400 Fair Ave., Beaver, PA 15009. (724) 775-3200. timesonline.com (Eric Hall, sports editor; Jeremy Tepper, reporter).

Valley News Dispatch, 210 E. Fourth Ave., Tarentum, PA 15084. (724) 224-2696. triblive.com/news/valleynewsdispatch (Doug Gulasy, sports editor).

Daily Courier, 127 W. Apple St., Connellsville, PA 15425. (724) 628-2000. dailycourier.com (Jason Black, sports editor).

Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St., Erie, PA 16534. (814) 870-1679. goerie.com (Jeff Kirik, sports editor). Herald-Standard, 8 E. Church St., Uniontown, PA 15401. (724) 439-7500. heraldstandard.com (Rob Burchianti, sports editor).

Latrobe Bulletin, 1211 Ligonier St., P.O. Box 111, Latrobe, PA 15650. (724) 537-3351. latrobebulletinnews.com (Randy Skubek, sports editor). Mon Valley Independent, 996 Donner Ave., Monessen, PA 15062. (724) 314-0030. monvalleyindependent.com (Jeremy Sellew, sports editor).

Observer-Reporter, 122 S. Main St., Washington, PA 15301. (724) 222-2200. observer-reporter.com (Chris Dugan, sports editor).

Patriot-News/PennLive, 2020 Technology Parkway, Suite 300, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. (717) 255-8480. pennlive.com (Burke Noel, sports manager; Lauren Kirschman, reporter). Pitt News, 434 William Pitt Union, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. (412) 648-7980. pittnews.com (Ryan Zimba, sports editor).

Pittsburgh Sports Report, P.O. Box 182, Turtle Creek, PA 15145. (412) 680-9947. pittsburghsportsreport.com (Ellis Cannon, publisher; Tony DeFazio, editor).

ESPN Pittsburgh (WBGG 970 AM, 106.3 FM), 200 Fleet St., Fourth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. (412) 937-1441. espnpgh.iheart.com (Stan Savran, Adam Crowley, talk show hosts). WPTS 92.1 FM, (University of Pittsburgh campus station), 411 William Pitt Union, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. (412) 648-7990. wptsradio.org (Greg Weston, general manager; Cale Berger, sports director). 105.9 The X (WXDX 105.9 FM), 200 Fleet St., Fourth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. (412) 937-1441. 1059thex.iheart.com (Mark Madden, talk show host). Radio PA, 4801 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111. (800) 735-0202. radiopa.com (Rick Becker, director; Shawn McCullough, reporter).

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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, D.L. Clark Building, 503 Martindale St., Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. (412) 321-6460. triblive. com (Kevin Smith, executive sports editor; Jerry DiPaola, beat writer; Kevin Gorman, columnist).

1020 KDKA-AM, 651 Holiday Drive, Foster Plaza Building 5, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. (412) 920-9400. kdkaradio.com (Jim Graci, program director; Jeff Hathhorn, anchor/director/reporter).

PRO FOOTBALL

Pittsburgh Sports Now, 1018 Sweet Brier Drive, Aliquippa, PA 15001. (724) 462-5756. pittsburghsportsnow.com (Mike Vukovcan and Joe Steigerwald, owners; Alan Saunders, beat writer; Mike Vukovcan, Harry Psaros, Rich Donahue and Francis Guarnieri, reporters).

RADIO 93.7 FM The Fan, (KDKA-FM), 651 Holiday Drive, Foster Plaza Building 5, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. (412) 920-9400. 937thefan. com (Jim Graci, program director; P.J. Kumanchik, news director; Joe Kapp, Kraig Riley, Matt Koll, producers; Jeff Hathhorn, sports director/anchor; Jim Colony, Eric Hagman, sports reporters/ anchors; Ron Cook, Dorin Dickerson, Tab Douglas, Colin Dunlap, Andrew Fillipponi, Kevin Gorman, Josh Miller, Chris Mueller, Bob Pompeani, Joe Starkey, Paul Zeise, talk show hosts; Brittany Bissell, Kevin Wheeler, reporters).

HISTORY

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. (412) 263-1621. post-gazette.com (Michael Sanserino, assistant managing editor/sports; Tyler Batiste, sports editor; Brian Batko, Craig Meyer, beat writers; Gene Collier, Ron Cook, Joe Starkey, columnists).

AT&T SportsNet, 323 N. Shore Drive, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. (412) 316-3800. ATTSportsNet.com (Shawn McClintock, senior vice president/general manager; Doug Johnson, vice president/executive producer; Roger Lenhart, coordinating producer; Fred Rihn, Dave Racchini, producers; Jack Becker, feature producer; Stan Savran, Rob King, Dan Potash, Paul Alexander, anchors/reporters; Rob Incmikoski, reporter).

RECORD BOOK

Panther-Lair, 340 Tampa Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. (412) 600-8696. pittsburgh.rivals.com (Chris Peak, editor).

WPXI, (NBC Affiliate, Channel 11, Pittsburgh), 4145 Evergreen Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214. (412) 237-1212. wpxi.com (Dean Iampietro, sports producer; Alby Oxenreiter, director/anchor; Chase Williams, anchor/reporter; Mark Masa, producer/photographer).

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New Castle News, 27 N. Mercer St., P.O. Box 60, New Castle, PA 16103. (724) 654-6651. ncnewsonline.com (Kayleen Cubbal, sports editor).

WTAE, (ABC Affiliate, Channel 4, Pittsburgh), 400 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15221. (412) 244-4659. wtae.com (Brad Soroka, sports producer; Andrew Stockey, director/anchor; Guy Junker, Ryan Recker, anchors/reporters).

PLAYER PROFILES

Indiana Gazette, 899 Water St., Indiana, PA 15701. (724) 465-5555. indianagazette.com. (Tony Coccagna, sports editor).

TELEVISION KDKA, (CBS Affiliate, Channel 2, Pittsburgh), 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222. (412) 575-2215. pittsburgh.cbslocal.com (Bob Pompeani, director/anchor/reporter; Rich Walsh, anchor, reporter; Josh Taylor, producer/reporter).

STAFF

DK Pittsburgh Sports, Highmark Stadium, 510 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. (412) 660-9047. dkpittsburghsports. com (Dejan Kovacevic, owner, columnist; Lance Lysowski, beat writer; Tim Benz, radio).

WIRE SERVICES Associated Press, 11 Stanwix St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222. (412) 765-9989. ap.org (Will Graves, sports writer).

PREVIEW

Butler Eagle, 114 W. Diamond St., P.O. Box 271, Butler, PA 16003. (724) 282-8000. butlereagle.com (John Enrietto, sports editor).

MEDIA

PRINT/ONLINE PUBLICATIONS Altoona Mirror, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona, PA 16602. (814) 946-7411. altoonamirror.com (Buck Frank, sports editor).

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PITT IMG SPORTS NETWORK

BILL HILLGROVE

BILL OSBORN

LARRY RICHERT

The University of Pittsburgh and its multimedia rights holder IMG provide the Panthers with comprehensive radio coverage throughout the football season. Led by 50,000-watt flagship station Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM) in Pittsburgh, Pitt football games are broadcast on the Pitt IMG Sports Network, a loyal network of stations that spans the Commonwealth. Football radio coverage on the Pitt IMG Sports Network includes: • A three-hour pregame show (first hour on 93.7 The Fan and the last two on the entire Pitt IMG Sports Network). • Panther Reaction, a call-in show on 93.7 The Fan following postgame coverage. • The Pat Narduzzi Show airing live from Cupka’s Cafe II on most Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. Coach Narduzzi previews the upcoming game and takes questions from callers listening on many of the same Pitt IMG Sports Network affiliates that carry Panthers’ game broadcasts. Known to Pitt fans nationwide as the “Voice of the Panthers,” Bill Hillgrove will handle football play-by-play duties for the 44th consecutive year. During an accomplished broadcasting career that spans five decades, Hillgrove has been behind the mic for some of the greatest moments in Pitt and Pittsburgh sports history. Hillgrove was Pitt football’s color analyst from 1970-73 before taking over as play-by-play man for the 1974 season. He has called playby-play for Pitt basketball since 1969. Hillgrove is a past recipient of the prestigious Chris Schenkel Award for excellence in college football broadcasting. In 1995 he was named the play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Steelers and has called the action for four Super Bowls. Bill Osborn, who previously worked Pitt football radio broadcasts from 1995-2003, is in the second season of his second tour as color analyst. A former Pitt wide receiver, Osborn distinguishes himself with a passionate and informative style in breaking down the action. A four-year football letterman at Pitt (1985-88), Osborn was a quarterback and defensive back before settling in as a three-year starting receiver. In addition to football, he also lettered in baseball and basketball, becoming the first Pitt student-athlete to letter in three varsity sports since Mike Ditka. Osborn played professionally for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and Arena Football League’s Pittsburgh Gladiators. He also scouted for the Kansas City Chiefs. During his absence from the Pitt booth, Osborn remained active in broadcasting, calling college football games for the Comcast Network and doing color for the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul. He additionally is co-host of the Ozzie and Krausey Show on ESPN 610 AM Sports Radio in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area.

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Osborn now serves as Vice President of Business Development for VICIS, a Seattle-based company that is on the cutting-edge of safer football helmet technology. For the fifth consecutive season, Pitt pregame coverage and in-game sideline reports will be provided by Larry Richert. One of Pittsburgh’s most recognized voices and faces, Richert has hosted the venerable KDKA Morning News Show (1020 AM) since 2001. His broadcasting career spans nearly 35 years in both radio and television. Richert is the Heinz Field public address announcer for Pittsburgh Steelers home games and narrates the Steelers’ annual highlight films. The 2013 season marked Richert’s return to college football. During the latter 1980s, he produced Pitt football radio broadcasts for four seasons. Richert is a tremendous ambassador for all things Pittsburgh, emceeing more than 100 benefits annually throughout the region. He is a past recipient of the Richard S. Caliguiri Award for exemplary community service. The 2017 season marks the eighth for Pitt’s partnership with Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan. Beyond game broadcasts, the station airs a wide array of programming focusing on the Panthers’ sports scene throughout the year. As of June 2017, the Pitt stations included: Ambridge Beaver Falls Bedford Connellsville Harrisburg Indiana Johnstown Meyersdale/ Somerset Oil City Pittsburgh Uniontown

IMG Sports Network lineup of football WMBA-AM 1460 WBVP-AM 1230 WBFD-AM 1310 WLSW-FM 103.9 WTKT-AM 1460 WCCS-AM 1160 WCRO-AM 1230 WQZS-FM 93.3 WKQW-AM 1120 KDKA-FM 93.7 WMBS-AM 590

Game broadcasts are also available on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

2017 OPPONENTS

*Big 12 Conference game

*Conference USA game

PENN STATE

GEORGIA TECH

SYRACUSE

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2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 Akron Sept. 9 Pitt Sept. 16 Georgia State Sept. 23 at Iowa* Sept. 30 Indiana* Oct. 7 at Northwestern* Oct 21 Michigan* Oct. 28 at Ohio State* Nov. 4 at Michigan State* Nov. 11 Rutgers* Nov. 18 Nebraska* Nov. 25 at Maryland*

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 4 vs. Tennessee Sept. 9 Jacksonville State Sept. 16 at UCF Sept. 23 Pitt* Sept. 30 North Carolina* Oct. 12 at Miami* Oct. 21 Wake Forest* Oct. 28 at Clemson* Nov. 4 at Virginia* Nov. 11 Virginia Tech* Nov. 18 at Duke* Nov. 25 Georgia

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 1 Central Connecticut Sept. 9 Middle Tennessee Sept. 16 Central Michigan Sept. 23 at LSU Sept. 30 at NC State* Oct. 7 Pitt* Oct. 13 Clemson* Oct. 21 at Miami* Nov. 4 at Florida State* Nov 11 Wake Forest* Nov. 18 at Louisville* Nov. 25 Boston College*

*Big Ten Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Missouri Valley Conference game

SEPT. 9 • BEAVER STADIUM LOCATION: University Park, Pa. CONFERENCE: Big Ten 2016 RECORD: 11-3, 8-1 Big Ten HEAD COACH: James Franklin CAREER RECORD: 49-30 (six years) SCHOOL RECORD: 25-15 (three years) FOOTBALL SID: Kristina Petersen PHONE: (814) 865-2497 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: gopsusports.com PRESS BOX: (814) 863-1121

SEPT. 23 • BOBBY DODD STADIUM LOCATION: Atlanta, Ga. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 9-4, 4-4 ACC HEAD COACH: Paul Johnson CAREER RECORD: 177-87 (20 years) SCHOOL RECORD: 70-48 (nine years) FOOTBALL SID: Mike Flynn PHONE: (404) 894-1204 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: ramblinwreck.com PRESS BOX: (404) 894-1204

OCT. 7 • CARRIER DOME LOCATION: Syracuse, NY CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 4-8, 2-6 ACC HEAD COACH: Dino Babers CAREER RECORD: 41-24 (five years) SCHOOL RECORD: 4-8 (one year) FOOTBALL SID: Mike Morrison PHONE: (315) 443-2608 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: cuse.com PRESS BOX: (315) 443-4241

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2017 SCHEDULE Aug. 26 vs. Stanford Sept. 9 at UTEP* Sept 16 at Houston Sept. 23 Florida International* Sept. 30 at Pitt Oct. 7 Army West Point Oct. 21 at UTSA* Oct. 28 Louisiana Tech* Nov. 4 at UAB* Nov. 11 Southern Miss* Nov. 18 at Old Dominion* Nov. 25 North Texas*

PRO FOOTBALL

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 Tulsa Sept. 9 at South Alabama Sept. 16 at Pitt Sept. 23 TCU* Sept. 30 at Texas Tech* Oct. 14 Baylor* Oct. 21 at Texas* Oct. 28 at West Virginia* Nov. 4 Oklahoma* Nov. 11 at Iowa State* Nov. 18 Kansas State* Nov. 25 Kansas*

HISTORY

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 at Pitt Sept. 9 Robert Morris Sept. 16 Central Connecticut Sept. 30 South Dakota State* Oct. 7 at South Dakota* Oct. 14 North Dakota State* Oct. 21 at Northern Iowa* Oct. 28 Illinois State* Nov. 4 at Indiana State* Nov. 11 at Southern Illinois* Nov. 18 Missouri State*

LOCATION: Houston, Texas CONFERENCE: Conference USA 2016 RECORD: 3-9, 2-6 C-USA HEAD COACH: David Bailiff CAREER RECORD: 77-84 (13 years) SCHOOL RECORD: 56-69 (10 years) FOOTBALL SID: Chuck Pool PHONE: (713) 348-5775 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: riceowls.com PRESS BOX: (713) 348-5638

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LOCATION: Stillwater, Okla. CONFERENCE: Big 12 2016 RECORD: 10-3, 7-2 Big 12 HEAD COACH: Mike Gundy CAREER RECORD: 104-50 (12 years) SCHOOL RECORD: Same FOOTBALL SID: Gavin Lang PHONE: (405) 744-3875 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: okstate.com PRESS BOX: (405) 744-5757

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LOCATION: Youngstown, Ohio CONFERENCE: Missouri Valley Conference 2016 RECORD: 12-4, 6-2 MVC HEAD COACH: Bo Pelini CAREER RECORD: 84-37 (nine years) SCHOOL RECORD: 17-10 (two years) FOOTBALL SID: Trevor Parks PHONE: (330) 941-3192 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: ysusports.com PRESS BOX: (330) 941-7233

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SEPT. 30 • HEINZ FIELD

STAFF

RICE

SEPT. 16 • HEINZ FIELD

PREVIEW

OKLAHOMA STATE

SEPT. 2 • HEINZ FIELD

MEDIA

YOUNGSTOWN STATE

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NC STATE

2017 OPPONENTS

VIRGINIA

VIRGINIA TECH

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2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 vs. South Carolina Sept. 9 Marshall Sept. 16 Furman Sept. 23 at Florida State* Sept. 30 Syracuse* Oct. 5 Louisville* Oct. 14 at Pitt* Oct. 28 at Notre Dame Nov. 4 Clemson* Nov. 11 at Boston College* Nov. 18 at Wake Forest* Nov. 25 North Carolina*

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 William & Mary Sept. 9 Indiana Sept. 16 Connecticut Sept. 22 at Boise State Oct. 7 Duke* Oct. 14 at North Carolina* Oct. 21 Boston College* Oct. 28 at Pitt* Nov. 4 Georgia Tech* Nov. 11 at Louisville* Nov. 18 at Miami* Nov. 24 Virginia Tech*

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 3 vs. West Virginia Sept. 9 Delaware Sept. 16 at East Carolina Sept. 23 Old Dominion Sept. 30 Clemson* Oct. 7 at Boston College* Oct. 21 North Carolina* Oct. 28 Duke* Nov. 4 at Miami* Nov. 11 at Georgia Tech* Nov. 18 Pitt* Nov. 24 at Virginia*

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

DUKE

NORTH CAROLINA

MIAMI

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2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 North Carolina Central Sept. 9 Northwestern Sept. 16 Baylor Sept. 23 at North Carolina* Sept. 29 Miami* Oct. 7 at Virginia* Oct. 14 Florida State* Oct. 21 Pitt* Oct. 28 at Virginia Tech* Nov. 11 at Army West Point Nov. 18 Georgia Tech* Nov. 25 at Wake Forest*

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 California Sept. 9 Louisville* Sept. 16 at Old Dominion Sept. 23 Duke* Sept. 30 at Georgia Tech* Oct. 7 Notre Dame Oct. 14 Virginia* Oct. 21 at Virginia Tech* Oct. 28 Miami* Nov. 9 at Pitt* Nov. 18 Western Carolina Nov. 24 at NC State*

2017 SCHEDULE Sept. 2 Bethune-Cookman Sept. 9 at Arkansas State Sept. 16 at Florida State* Sept. 23 Toledo Sept. 29 at Duke* Oct. 12 Georgia Tech* Oct. 21 Syracuse* Oct. 28 at North Carolina* Nov. 4 Virginia Tech* Nov. 11 Notre Dame Nov. 18 Virginia* Nov. 24 at Pitt*

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

*Atlantic Coast Conference game

OCT. 14 • HEINZ FIELD LOCATION: Raleigh, N.C. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 7-6, 3-5 ACC HEAD COACH: Dave Doeren CAREER RECORD: 48-30 (six years) SCHOOL RECORD: 25-26 (four years) FOOTBALL SID: Annabelle Myers PHONE: (919) 515-1181 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: gopack.com PRESS BOX: (919) 515-3393

OCT. 21 • WALLACE WADE STADIUM LOCATION: Durham, N.C. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 4-8, 1-7 ACC HEAD COACH: David Cutcliffe CAREER RECORD: 96-90 (15 years) SCHOOL RECORD: 52-61 (nine years) FOOTBALL SID: Art Chase PHONE: (919) 684-2614 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: goduke.com PRESS BOX: (919) 684-4203

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OCT. 28 • HEINZ FIELD LOCATION: Charlottesville, Va. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 2-10, 1-7 ACC HEAD COACH: Bronco Mendenhall CAREER RECORD: 101-53 (12 years) SCHOOL RECORD: 2-10 (one year) FOOTBALL SID: Vincent Briedis PHONE: (434) 982-5533 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: virginiasports.com PRESS BOX: (434) 296-5910

NOV. 9 • HEINZ FIELD

LOCATION: Chapel Hill, N.C. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 8-5, 5-3 ACC HEAD COACH: Larry Fedora CAREER RECORD: 74-44 (nine years) SCHOOL RECORD: 40-25 (five years) FOOTBALL SID: TBA PHONE: (919) 962-8916 E-MAIL: TBA WEBSITE: goheels.com PRESS BOX: (919) 962-2123

NOV. 18 • LANE STADIUM LOCATION: Blacksburg, Va. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 10-4, 6-2 ACC HEAD COACH: Justin Fuente CAREER RECORD: 36-27 (five years) SCHOOL RECORD: 10-4 (one year) FOOTBALL SID: Pete Moris PHONE: (540) 231-6726 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: hokiesports.com PRESS BOX: (540) 231-4905

NOV. 24 • HEINZ FIELD LOCATION: Coral Gables, Fla. CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference 2016 RECORD: 9-4, 5-3 ACC HEAD COACH: Mike Richt CAREER RECORD: 154-55 (16 years) SCHOOL RECORD: 9-4 (one year) FOOTBALL SID: Carter Toole PHONE: (305) 284-3245 E-MAIL: [email protected] WEBSITE: hurricanesports.com PRESS BOX: (305) 623-6223

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September 8-9 Ramada State College Hotel & Conference Center 1450 South Atherton Street State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-3001

November 17-18 Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center 2801 Hershberger Road Roanoke, VA 24017 (540) 563-9300

SYRACUSE

October 6-7 DoubleTree by Hilton 6301 State Road 298 East Syracuse, NY 13057 (315) 432-0200

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September 22-23 Hilton Atlanta 255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 659-2000

October 20-21 Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center 4700 Emperor Boulevard Durham, NC 27703 (919) 941-5050

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2017 ACC COMPOSITE SCHEDULE THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Presbyterian at Wake Forest

Boston College at Northern Illinois Central Connecticut at Syracuse

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Kent State at Clemson NC Central at Duke Florida State vs. Alabama (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta) Louisville vs. Purdue (Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis) Bethune-Cookman at Miami California at North Carolina NC State vs. South Carolina (Belk College Kickoff Game, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte) Youngstown State at Pitt William & Mary at Virginia

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia (FedEx Field, Landover, Md.)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Wake Forest at Boston College Auburn at Clemson Northwestern at Duke ULM at Florida State Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech Louisville at North Carolina Miami at Arkansas State Marshall at NC State Pitt at Penn State Middle Tennessee at Syracuse Indiana at Virginia Delaware at Virginia Tech

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Notre Dame at Boston College Clemson at Louisville Baylor at Duke Miami at Florida State Georgia Tech at UCF North Carolina at Old Dominion Furman at NC State Oklahoma State at Pitt Central Michigan at Syracuse Connecticut at Virginia Virginia Tech at East Carolina Utah State at Wake Forest

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Virginia at Boise State

Boston College at Clemson Duke at North Carolina NC State at Florida State Pitt at Georgia Tech Kent State at Louisville Toledo at Miami Syracuse at LSU Old Dominion at Virginia Tech Wake Forest at Appalachian State

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Miami at Duke

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Central Michigan at Boston College Clemson at Virginia Tech Florida State at Wake Forest North Carolina at Georgia Tech Murray State at Louisville Syracuse at NC State Rice at Pitt

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 Louisville at NC State

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Virginia Tech at Boston College Wake Forest at Clemson Duke at Virginia Notre Dame at North Carolina Pitt at Syracuse

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 Georgia Tech at Miami

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 Clemson at Syracuse

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 Boston College at Louisville Florida State at Duke Virginia at North Carolina NC State at Pitt

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

Boston College at Virginia Pitt at Duke Louisville at Florida State Wake Forest at Georgia Tech Syracuse at Miami North Carolina at Virginia Tech

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

Florida State at Boston College

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 Georgia Tech at Clemson Duke at Virginia Tech Louisville at Wake Forest Miami at North Carolina NC State at Notre Dame Virginia at Pitt

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 Clemson at NC State Syracuse at Florida State Georgia Tech at Virginia Virginia Tech at Miami Wake Forest at Notre Dame

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 North Carolina at Pitt

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 Duke at Army West Point NC State at Boston College Florida State at Clemson Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech Virginia at Louisville Notre Dame at Miami Wake Forest at Syracuse

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Boston College vs. Connecticut (Fenway Park, Boston) The Citadel at Clemson Georgia Tech at Duke Delaware State at Florida State Syracuse at Louisville Virginia at Miami Western Carolina at North Carolina NC State at Wake Forest Pitt at Virginia Tech

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Miami at Pitt Virginia Tech at Virginia

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Boston College at Syracuse Clemson at South Carolina Duke at Wake Forest Florida State at Florida Georgia at Georgia Tech Louisville at Kentucky North Carolina at NC State

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

13th Annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.)

2017–18 BOWL SCHEDULE 2:30 p.m.

AutoNation Cure Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

American vs. Sun Belt

CBSSN

3:30 p.m.

Las Vegas Bowl

Las Vegas, Nev.

MWC vs. Pac-12

ABC

4:30 p.m.

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Albuquerque, N.M.

C-USA vs. MWC

ESPN

8 p.m.

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Montgomery, Ala.

MAC vs. Sun Belt

ESPN

Tue., Dec. 19

7 p.m.

Boca Raton Bowl

Boca Raton, Fla.

American vs. C-USA

ESPN

Wed., Dec. 20

8 p.m.

Frisco Bowl

Frisco, Texas

American vs. Sun Belt

ESPN

Thur., Dec. 21

8 p.m.

St. Petersburg Bowl

St. Petersburg, Fla.

American vs. C-USA

ESPN

Fri., Dec. 22

12:30 p.m. Bahamas Bowl

Nassau, Bahamas

C-USA vs. MAC

ESPN

4 p.m.

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Boise, Idaho

MAC vs. MWC

ESPN

Noon

Birmingham Bowl

Birmingham, Ala.

SEC vs. American

ESPN

3:30 p.m.

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Fort Worth, Texas

Army vs. Big Ten

ESPN

7 p.m.

Dollar General Bowl

Mobile, Ala.

MAC vs. Sun Belt

ESPN

Sun., Dec. 24

8:30 p.m.

Hawai’i Bowl

Honolulu, Hawai`i

American vs. MWC

ESPN

Tue., Dec. 26

TBD

Quick Lane Bowl

Detroit, Mich.

Big Ten vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

TBD

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Dallas, Texas

Big 12 vs. C-USA

ESPN

TBD

Cactus Bowl

Phoenix, Ariz.

Big 12 vs. Pac-12

ESPN

1:30 p.m.

Independence Bowl

Shreveport, La.

SEC vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

5:15 p.m.

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Bronx, N.Y.

Big Ten vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

9 p.m.

Texas Bowl

Houston, Texas

Big 12 vs. SEC

ESPN

1:30 p.m.

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

Annapolis, Md.

American vs. ACC/Notre Dame ESPN

5:15 p.m.

Camping World Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Big 12 vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

9 p.m.

Valero Alamo Bowl

San Antonio, Texas

Big 12 vs. Pac-12

ESPN

1 p.m.

Belk Bowl

Charlotte, N.C.

SEC vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

2 p.m.

Hyundai Sun Bowl

El Paso, Texas

Pac-12 vs. ACC/Notre Dame

CBS

4:30 p.m.

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nashville, Tenn.

SEC vs. Big 10 or ACC/Notre Dame

ESPN

8:30 p.m.

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Arlington, Texas

At-Large vs. At-Large

ESPN

Noon

TaxSlayer Bowl

Jacksonville, Fla.

SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC/ Notre Dame

ESPN

Sat., Dec. 23

Wed., Dec. 27

Thur., Dec. 28

Fri., Dec. 29

Sat., Dec. 30

Big 12 vs. SEC

ABC

Glendale, Ariz.

At-Large vs. At-Large

ESPN

8 p.m.

Capital One Orange Bowl

Miami Gardens, Fla.

ACC/Notre Dame/Big Ten/SEC ESPN

TBD

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Tucson, Ariz.

MWC vs. Sun Belt

CBSSN

Noon

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Fla.

Big Ten vs. SEC

ESPN2

12:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Atlanta, Ga.

At-Large vs. At-Large

ESPN

1 p.m.

Citrus Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

SEC vs. ACC/Notre Dame

ABC

5 p.m.

CFP Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game Pasadena, Calif.

National Semifinal

ESPN

8:45 p.m.

CFP Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl

New Orleans, La.

National Semifinal

ESPN

8 p.m.

CFP National Championship

Atlanta, Ga.

National Championship

ESPN

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Memphis, Tenn.

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

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Mon., Jan. 1

12:30 p.m. AutoZone Liberty Bowl 4 p.m.

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PREVIEW THE OFFENSE QUARTERBACKS Pitt will need to replace the graduated Nathan Peterman, the ACC’s most efficient passer in 2016. The Panthers had five players taking snaps in the spring: USC graduate transfer Max Browne, sophomore Ben DiNucci, redshirt freshman Thomas MacVittie, freshman Kenny Pickett and sophomore Jake Zilinskas. D iNucci is the only candidate owning Pitt game experience. His most significant action came in last season’s Pinstripe Bowl against Northwestern when he relieved an injured Peterman in the second half. DiNucci was 3-of-9 passing for 16 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in his relief appearance. He also rushed twice for 18 yards. A lthough a newcomer to Pitt, Browne is the most seasoned candidate vying for the starting job. In three active seasons at USC (2014-16), he played in 18 games and completed 69-of-112 passes (62%) for 650 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. A former five-star recruit, Browne opened the 2016 season as the Trojans’ primary signal caller. He appeared in nine total games, starting the initial three contests, and completed 58-of-93 passes (62%) for 507 yards with two TDs and two INTs. acVittie spent his initial collegiate season as a redshirt. He M earned acclaim as one of the country’s top pro-style quarterback prospects as a senior at famed Cincinnati Moeller. P ickett, a January enrollee, threw for 4,670 yards and 43 touchdowns, while rushing for 873 yards and 17 TDs during his prep career at Ocean Township (N.J.) High. Zilinskas, a Western Pennsylvania native (Indiana) joined the Panthers this spring as a walk-on transfer from NCAA Division III program John Carroll.

WIDE RECEIVERS Pitt could boast a national-caliber receiver tandem in junior Quadree Henderson and senior Jester Weah. Both players are coming off exceptional 2016 campaigns. T he versatile Henderson was one of the nation’s most exciting players last year, joining Tony Dorsett as the only Panthers to eclipse 2,000 all-purpose yards in a season. A true triple threat, he impacted the game as a receiver, runner and returner, earning consensus All-America status in the latter capacity. A 6-foot-3 speed merchant, Weah last season averaged an incredible 24.2 yards per catch, which led the ACC and ranked second nationally. Entering the year with zero career receptions, he went on to lead the Panthers in every receiving category, compiling 36 catches for 870 yards and 10 touchdowns. H enderson and Weah are complemented by four returning lettermen who saw significant time in the receiver rotation last year: junior Rafael Araujo-Lopes and sophomores Maurice Ffrench, Aaron Mathews and Tre Tipton. R edshirt freshman Ruben Flowers III enters his first active season and should vie for time. Also in the receiver mix will be junior special teams letterman Kellen McAlone, senior Mark Bernsdorff and redshirt freshman Michael Vardzel. T he Panthers’ 2017 recruiting class included a trio of wide receivers: Florida imports Dontavius Butler-Jenkins (American Heritage) and Michael Smith (Vero Beach) as well as Pennsylvania product Darian Street (Liberty).

RUNNING BACKS Gone is one of the most prolific backs in school history, James Conner, whose 3,733 rushing yards and 56 total touchdowns are second only to the legendary Tony Dorsett in Pitt annals. hile Conner’s departure leaves a considerable void, the W Panthers do welcome back significant experience and production. hen Conner missed virtually the entire 2015 season due to W injury, Qadree Ollison responded by rushing for 1,121 yards and was named the ACC’s Offensive Rookie of the Year. A backup last season, Ollison enters his junior campaign looking to reclaim the starting role. H e will face experienced competition in sophomore Chawntez Moss and junior Darrin Hall. Moss impressed in his debut season, averaging 5.4 yards a carry. Hall lettered as a top reserve each of the past two seasons. Additionally, Kyle Vreen and Shawn Wood enter active duty after redshirting as freshmen. T wo highly regarded newcomers, Under Armour All-Americans A.J. Davis and Todd Sibley Jr., will join Pitt’s stable of tailbacks. Davis rushed for 5,398 yards during his prep career at Lakeland (Fla.) High School. Sibley compiled 7,433 yards at Archbishop Hoban, making him one of the top 10 rushers in Ohio high school history. A fullback by trade, junior George Aston is one of Pitt’s most effective and versatile players with the ball in his hands. Aston totaled 10 touchdowns last season (five rushing and five receiving), tied for the second highest total on the team. Aston will be backed up by senior Colton Lively and sophomore Erik Sellers.

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A leading candidate to fill the void will be sophomore Chris Clark, who enters his first active season at Pitt following a 2016 transfer from UCLA. Clark was considered the nation’s No. 1 tight end prospect as a high school senior. Providing veteran competition will be senior Devon Edwards, a two-year letterman. Additional returnees at tight end include senior Nathan Bossory and sophomore DeAndre Schifino.

T he unit is not without returning experience and production. Seven lettermen and four players with starting experience are back.

O fficer is the Panthers’ most experienced and versatile performer up front. Entering his final season with an active streak of 34 consecutive starts, he manned the center position last year after starting at guard in 2015.

P itt signed two additional defensive linemen for 2017: junior-college transfer Kam Carter (East Mississippi C.C.) and heavily recruited Washington D.C. product Jaylen Twyman (H.D. Woodson).

B ookser was an Honorable Mention All-ACC guard in 2016 and could be ready for greater accolades this season.

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I n filling the vacant tackle position, the Panthers have a highly viable option in senior Jaryd Jones-Smith. A projected starter in 2015, JonesSmith missed that entire season due to a knee injury. He returned to active duty as a top reserve last year and appears primed for a starting role in 2017. Additional candidates at tackle are sophomore Tony Pilato and mid-year freshman enrollee Jerry Drake Jr.

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A tight end upon arriving at Pitt, O’Neill has blossomed into a potential All-America candidate at tackle. He was an All-ACC honoree last year and even captured national attention with the ball in his hands, scoring two touchdowns on designed run plays.

O n the interior front, sophomore Amir Watts and redshirt freshman Keyshon Camp are poised to seize the starting roles at tackle. Watts saw prominent time as a true frosh, even earning a start in the Panthers’ upset at Clemson. Junior lettermen Mike Herndon and Shane Roy will provide experienced competition. Also contending for time will be redshirt freshmen Rashad Wheeler and Julian Desire’, as well as mid-year freshman enrollee Deslin Alexandre.

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T hree starters return for 2017: senior Alex Officer, junior Alex Bookser and junior Brian O’Neill. The trio boasts a combined 76 career starts on Pitt’s offensive line.

A t “flash” end, junior Dewayne Hendrix is the favorite to earn the starting nod. Hendrix’s highly anticipated 2016 debut was derailed by a season-ending injury in the opening game. Junior James Folston Jr., who lettered each of the past two years, will provide competitive depth. Rashad Weaver enters his first active campaign following a freshman redshirt.

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OFFENSIVE LINE Pitt’s offensive front has ranked among the nation’s best the past two years. Although a pair of decorated starters were lost to graduation—All-America guard Dorian Johnson and All-ACC tackle Adam Bisnowaty—the Panthers welcome back a strong nucleus.

A t the “rush” end position, senior Allen Edwards earned a starting role in the final month of the 2016 season and will look to keep a grip on the position this fall. Edwards will be pushed by senior Rori Blair, who has 20 career starting assignments to his credit. Additional competition will come from redshirt freshmen Patrick Jones II and Kaezon Pugh.

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T he position will get a significant influx of depth with the arrival of freshmen Grant Carrigan, Charles Reeves Jr. and Tyler Sear. Reeves was a two-time All-Ohio performer at traditional power Steubenville, while Western Pennsylvania products Carrigan (Pine-Richland) and Sear (Neshannock) ranked among the Keystone State’s top overall prospects. Additionally, Pitt gained the services of Rutgers graduate transfer Matt Flanagan, a three-year letterman for the Scarlet Knights.

DEFENSIVE LINE Three starters need to be replaced from last year’s defensive front, most notably All-ACC defensive end Ejuan Price, one of the top sack artists in Pitt history.

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TIGHT ENDS The Panthers will be retooling at tight end with the loss of two prominent seniors from last year’s team: Scott Orndoff, who was Pitt’s second leading receiver (35 receptions for 579 yards and five TDs), and Jaymar Parrish.

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T he competition at guard will include redshirt freshmen Brandon Ford, Bryce Hargrove and Justin Morgan. A t center, junior Connor Dintino will be a factor after lettering the past two seasons. (At the conclusion of spring drills, Dintino was listed as the starting center with the move of Officer back to guard.) Redshirt freshman Jimmy Morrissey will also contend for time at center.

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F our freshmen—each all-state performers in high school—will fortify the offensive line’s depth: Western Pennsylvania product Gabe Houy (Upper St. Clair), Ohio native Carson Van Lynn (Worthington Kilbourne) and New Jersey imports Owen Drexel (Montclair) and Carter Warren (Passaic Tech).

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PREVIEW LINEBACKERS The Panthers are retooling their linebacker corps after losing a pair of graduated starters, Matt Galambos in the middle and Mike Caprara on the outside. S ophomore letterman Saleem Brightwell owns the versatility to play all three linebacker positions. Entering fall camp, he will focus on the vacant “Mike” spot. His chief competition will be senior letterman Quintin Wirginis and redshirt freshman Chase Pine. Providing depth will be junior Brian Popp and sophomore Jim Medure. J unior Elijah Zeise was an opening day starter in 2016 before an injury forced him to miss the balance of the regular season. On the strength of an excellent spring, Zeise established himself as a top contender at Money linebacker. Pushing for time will be junior Jalen Williams and redshirt freshman Elias Reynolds. Redshirt frosh Peyton Deri provides depth. J unior Oluwaseun Idowu returns as the starter at the Star position after finishing third on the team with 74 tackles last year. Sophomore Anthony McKee Jr. will contend for time. The aforementioned Jalen Williams could also get a look at the Star position. Pitt signed three promising freshmen linebacker prospects. Cam Bright led the state of Alabama in sacks (16.5) his senior year at Park Crossing. Kyle Nunn was a two-time all-state performer playing in Ohio’s largest classification at Findlay. Albert Tucker was a multiple-year starter at Florida powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas.

SECONDARY The Panthers return a solid foundation in the secondary, which was rife with injuries in 2016. With a number of underclassmen forced into prominent roles last season, the unit will feature improved levels of depth and experience. T he headliner is two-time All-ACC safety Jordan Whitehead, an equally effective defender against the run and pass. Whitehead has displayed a knack for big plays, scoring defensive touchdowns each of the past two seasons. His nose for the end zone has also been showcased on offense. J unior Dennis Briggs has lettered as a backup the past two years and appears ready to compete for a starting role. Other leading candidates at safety include sophomore letterman Jazzee Stocker and a trio of redshirt freshmen: Phil Campbell, Bricen Garner and Henry Miller. A nother potential impact player at safety is sophomore Damar Hamlin, who seeks a healthy return after being limited to three games as a cornerback last year due to injury. (Hamlin also figures to be in the mix at corner in 2017.) Sophomore Rimoni Dorsey will provide depth. A t boundary cornerback, senior Avonte Maddox led Pitt in interceptions and pass breakups the past two years. Maddox’s six career interceptions are tied for the second most among active ACC players. Redshirt freshman Therran Coleman and senior Rob Boatright will also vie for time at boundary corner. A t field cornerback, junior Phillipie Motley and sophomore Dane Jackson will be leading candidates after both gained starting experience in 2016. Sophomore Malik Henderson will also work for time at corner. V ersatile sophomore Maurice Ffrench, who played on both sides of the ball as a freshman, could also contend for playing time at corner. T he secondary will welcome three incoming freshmen: safety prospect Paris Ford, an Under Armour All-American out of nearby Steel Valley High School, Florida cornerback Damarri Mathis (Lakeland) and Connecticut all-state corner Jason Pinnock (Windsor).

SPECIAL TEAMS Pitt will be auditioning new placekickers for the first time in four years following the graduation of all-time kick scoring leader Chris Blewitt. Leading the competition entering training camp is redshirt freshman Alex Kessman, a former Michigan prep standout. Kessman will be pushed by junior Ian Troost. S enior Ryan Winslow enters his fourth season as the Panthers’ starting punter. Winslow averaged a career-best 42.6 yards per punt in 2016. Pitt added specialist depth with the mid-year signing of freshman Kirk Christodoulou, an Australian import who will work at punter. T he competition at long snapper will revolve around senior Nathan Bossory, redshirt freshman Conrad Brake, sophomore Robert Hill (a transfer from Tulsa) and incoming frosh Cal Adomitis. P itt could boast the top return game in the nation in 2017. Consensus All-American Quadree Henderson is back after leading the country in kickoff return touchdowns (three) and combined kick return yards (1,166). Henderson ranked third nationally in punt returns (15.8 avg.) and fifth in kickoff returns (30.5 avg.). Brian O’Neill

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H enderson will be complemented by Avonte Maddox, who is also explosive with the ball in his hands and owns three career return touchdowns (two on interceptions and one kickoff).

PRESEASON DEPTH CHART

SPECIALISTS PK 97 Alex Kessman (FR*, 6-3, 190) 49 Ian Troost (JR, 6-6, 200) P 18 RYAN WINSLOW (SR*, 6-6, 225) 98 Kirk Christodoulou (FR, 6-1, 215) LS 81 Nathan Bossory (SR, 6-3, 240) 55 Conrad Brake (FR*, 6-0, 230) Names in bold CAPS denote returning starters from 2016 Asterisk following class denotes redshirt season

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Dewayne Hendrix (JR*, 6-4, 260) James Folston Jr. (JR*, 6-4, 250) Rashad Weaver (FR*, 6-5, 265) Keyshon Camp (FR*, 6-4, 290) Shane Roy (JR*, 6-4, 280) Amir Watts (SO, 6-3, 285) Mike Herndon (JR*, 6-4, 310) Rashad Wheeler (FR*, 6-3, 290) Allen Edwards (SR*, 6-4, 255) RORI BLAIR (SR, 6-4, 240) Patrick Jones II (FR*, 6-5, 245) Elijah Zeise (JR*, 6-2, 230) Jalen Williams (JR*, 6-2, 215) Elias Reynolds (FR*, 6-2, 235) Saleem Brightwell (SO*, 6-0, 220) Quintin Wirginis (SR, 6-2, 245) Chase Pine (FR*, 6-2, 240) OLUWASEUN IDOWU (JR*, 6-0, 225) Anthony McKee Jr. (SO*, 6-2, 215) Jalen Williams (JR*, 6-2, 215) Dennis Briggs (JR*, 5-10, 195) Phil Campbell (FR*, 6-1, 195) Henry Miller (FR*, 6-3, 205)

JORDAN WHITEHEAD (JR, 5-11, 195) Jazzee Stocker (SO*, 6-2, 190) OR Bricen Garner (FR*, 6-1, 180) AVONTE MADDOX (SR, 5-9, 180) Therran Coleman (FR*, 6-0, 195) Malik Henderson (SO*, 6-0, 190) Phillipie Motley (JR*, 5-10, 175) Dane Jackson (SO*, 6-0, 180) Damar Hamlin (SO, 6-1, 190)

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DEFENSE DE 8 40 17 DT 10 93 DT 34 66 90 DE 96 92 91 MONEY 25 41 44 MIKE 39 58 36 STAR 23 28 41 S 20 24 7

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JESTER WEAH (SR*, 6-3, 210) Aaron Mathews (SO, 6-4, 205) Tre Tipton (SO*, 6-0, 190) Rafael Araujo-Lopes (JR*, 5-9, 190) QUADREE HENDERSON (JR, 5-8, 190) Maurice Ffrench (SO, 5-11, 190) Chris Clark (SO*, 6-6, 260) Devon Edwards (SR*, 6-4, 275) BRIAN O’NEILL (JR*, 6-6, 305) Tony Pilato (SO*, 6-5, 320) ALEX OFFICER (SR*, 6-4, 340) Brandon Ford (FR*, 6-5, 310) Connor Dintino (JR*, 6-3, 315) Jimmy Morrissey (FR*, 6-3, 295) ALEX BOOKSER (JR*, 6-6, 315) Justin Morgan (FR*, 6-6, 350) Jaryd Jones-Smith (SR*, 6-7, 320) Jerry Drake Jr. (FR, 6-5, 315) Max Browne (SR*, 6-5, 230) Ben DiNucci (SO*, 6-2, 220) Qadree Ollison (JR*, 6-2, 230) Darrin Hall (JR, 5-11, 220) Chawntez Moss (SO, 5-11, 210) GEORGE ASTON (JR*, 6-0, 245) Colton Lively (SR*, 6-0, 235)

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OFFENSE WR 85 6 WR 5 82 WR 10 2 TE 87 45 LT 70 59 LG 63 56 C 76 67 RG 78 54 RT 55 74 QB 4 3 TB 37 22 26 FB 35 40

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PERSONNEL RETURNING PERSONNEL OFFENSE (17) Wide Receiver (7): JESTER WEAH***, QUADREE HENDERSON**, Kellen McAlone**, Tre Tipton**, Rafael Araujo-Lopes*, Maurice Ffrench*, Aaron Mathews* Tackle (2): BRIAN O’NEILL**, Jaryd Jones-Smith** Guard (1): ALEX BOOKSER** Center (2): ALEX OFFICER***, Connor Dintino** Tight End (0): Quarterback (0): Tailback (3): Darrin Hall**, Qadree Ollison**, Chawntez Moss* Fullback (2): GEORGE ASTON**, Colton Lively*

LETTERMEN RETURNING: 35 Starters Returning: 11 17 Offense (6 starters) 17 Defense (4 starters) 1 Specialist (1 starter) LETTERMEN LOST: 26 Starters Lost: 13 14 Offense (5 starters) 10 Defense (7 starters) 2 Specialists (1 starter)

DEFENSE (17) End (4): RORI BLAIR***, Devon Edwards**, James Folston Jr.**, Allen Edwards* Tackle (3): Mike Herndon**, Shane Roy*, Amir Watts* Linebacker (4): OLUWASEUN IDOWU**, Quintin Wirginis***, Saleem Brightwell*, Elijah Zeise* Safety (3): JORDAN WHITEHEAD**, Dennis Briggs**, Jazzee Stocker* Cornerback (3): AVONTE MADDOX***, Phillipie Motley**, Dane Jackson* SPECIALISTS (1) Kicker (0): Punter (1): RYAN WINSLOW*** Long Snapper (0):

NOTE: Players are listed under 2016 positions. This listing does not reflect any position changes for the 2017 season. CAPS indicate 2016 starters * indicates letters earned

PERSONNEL LOST OFFENSE (14) Wide Receiver (2): Dontez Ford***, Zach Challingsworth** Tackle (2): ADAM BISNOWATY****, Aaron Reese** Guard (3): DORIAN JOHNSON****, Carson Baker***, John Guy* Center (0): Tight End (3): SCOTT ORNDOFF****, Jaymar Parrish****, Zach Poker*** Quarterback (2): NATHAN PETERMAN**, Manny Stocker* Tailback (2): JAMES CONNER***, Rachid Ibrahim*** Fullback (0): DEFENSE (10) End (1): EJUAN PRICE**** Tackle (3): SHAKIR SOTO****, TYRIQUE JARRETT***, Jeremiah Taleni*** Linebacker (3): MIKE CAPRARA****, MATT GALAMBOS****, Bam Bradley**** Safety (2): TERRISH WEBB****, Reggie Mitchell*** Cornerback (1): RYAN LEWIS**** SPECIALISTS (2) Kicker (1): CHRIS BLEWITT**** Punter (0): Long Snapper (1): Pat Quirin***

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PRESEASON HONORS ACC PREDICTIONS MEDIA

Athlon: 3rd, Coastal Division Lindy’s: 4th, Coastal Division Phil Steele: 3rd, Coastal Division Street & Smith’s: 4th, Coastal Division

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STAFF

Alex Bookser—Offensive Guard Athlon All-ACC (third team) Lindy’s All-ACC (second team) Phil Steele All-ACC (third team) Max Browne—Quarterback Phil Steele All-ACC (fourth team)

PLAYER PROFILES

Paris Ford—Safety Athlon ACC No. 11 Recruit Lindy’s National No. 53 Recruit Lindy’s ACC No. 11 Recruit

Brian O’Neill—Offensive Tackle Athlon All-American (third team) Athlon All-ACC (first team) Lindy’s ACC’s “Best Run Blocker” Lindy’s All-ACC (first team) Phil Steele All-ACC (first team) Street & Smith’s All-ACC

Jordan Whitehead—Safety Athlon All-American (fourth team) Athlon All-ACC (second team) Lindy’s Nation’s No. 6 Safety Lindy’s All-ACC (second team) Phil Steele All-ACC (second team) Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Honors listing as of June 22, 2017

HISTORY PRO FOOTBALL

Avonte Maddox—Cornerback Phil Steele All-ACC (third team)

Qadree Ollison—Running Back Athlon All-ACC (third team) Lindy’s All-ACC (third team) Phil Steele All-ACC (second team)

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Oluwaseun Idowu—Linebacker Phil Steele All-ACC (fourth team)

2016 SEASON

Quadree Henderson—All-Purpose Athlon All-American (third team, AP) Phil Steele All-American (first team, KR) Phil Steele All-American (second team, PR) Street & Smith’s All-American (first team, KR) Athlon All-ACC (first team, KR) Athlon All-ACC (second team, AP/PR) Lindy’s Nation’s No. 2 All-Purpose Lindy’s ACC’s “Special Teams Demon” Lindy’s All-ACC (first team, AP) Phil Steele All-ACC (first team, KR/PR) Phil Steele All-ACC (second team, WR) Street & Smith’s ACC’s “Most Elusive”

Jester Weah—Wide Receiver Athlon All-ACC (third team) Phil Steele All-ACC (third team)

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Alex Officer—Offensive Guard Athlon All-ACC (second team)

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2017 ROSTER NUMERICAL ROSTER NO. 2 3 3(D) 4 4(D) 5 5(D) 6 7 7(D) 8 8(D) 9 9(D) 10 10(D) 11 11(D) 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 19(D) 20 21 21(D) 22 23 23(D) 24 25 26 27 28 30 31 32 34 34(D) 35 35(D) 36 36(D) 37 38 39 39(D) 40 40(D) 41 43 44 45 46 46(D) 47 48 48(D)

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NAME Maurice Ffrench Ben DiNucci Damar Hamlin Max Browne Therran Coleman Tre Tipton Kam Carter Aaron Mathews Thomas MacVittie Henry Miller Dewayne Hendrix Kenny Pickett Jordan Whitehead Michael Smith Quadree Henderson Keyshon Camp Dane Jackson Ruben Flowers III Paris Ford Avonte Maddox Jason Pinnock Damarri Mathis Rashad Weaver Ryan Winslow Charles Reeves Jr. Jake Zilinskas Dennis Briggs Malik Henderson A.J. Davis Darrin Hall Oluwaseun Idowu Todd Sibley Jr. Phil Campbell Elijah Zeise Chawntez Moss Bricen Garner Anthony McKee Jr. Albert Tucker Kaezon Pugh Phillipie Motley Amir Watts Mark Bernsdorff George Aston Rob Boatright Chase Pine Shawn Wood Qadree Ollison Cam Bright Saleem Brightwell Kyle Vreen James Folston Jr. Colton Lively Jalen Williams Jazzee Stocker Elias Reynolds Devon Edwards Rimoni Dorsey Michael Vardzel Kyle Nunn Kellen McAlone Peyton Deri

ALPHABETICAL ROSTER POSITION DB/WR QB DB QB DB WR DL WR QB DB DL QB DB WR WR DL DB WR DB DB DB DB DL P TE QB DB DB RB RB LB RB DB LB RB DB LB LB DL DB DL WR FB DB LB RB RB LB LB RB DL FB LB DB LB TE DB WR LB WR LB

NO. 61 97 82 35 34(D) 92 35(D) 78 81 50 20 38 39 4 80 10(D) 24 84 5(D) 98(D) 87 4(D) 21(D) 48(D) 86(D) 76 3 46 74 60 96 45 2 88 11(D) 40 56 12 27 22 3(D) 71 21 10 8 66 62 57 23 11 91 55 97(D) 40(D)

NAME Cal Adomitis Deslin Alexandre Rafael Araujo-Lopes* George Aston** Mark Bernsdorff Rori Blair*** Rob Boatright Alex Bookser** Nathan Bossory Conrad Brake Dennis Briggs** Cam Bright Saleem Brightwell* Max Browne Dontavius Butler-Jenkins Keyshon Camp Phil Campbell Grant Carrigan Kam Carter Kirk Christodoulou Chris Clark Therran Coleman A.J. Davis Peyton Deri Julian Desire’ Connor Dintino** Ben DiNucci Rimoni Dorsey Jerry Drake Jr. Owen Drexel Allen Edwards* Devon Edwards** Maurice Ffrench* Matt Flanagan Ruben Flowers III James Folston Jr.** Brandon Ford Paris Ford Bricen Garner Darrin Hall** Damar Hamlin Bryce Hargrove Malik Henderson Quadree Henderson** Dewayne Hendrix Mike Herndon** Robert Hill Gabe Houy Oluwaseun Idowu** Dane Jackson* Patrick Jones II Jaryd Jones-Smith** Alex Kessman Colton Lively*

POS. LS DL WR FB WR DL DB OL TE LS DB LB LB QB WR DL DB TE DL P TE DB RB LB DL OL QB DB OL OL DL TE DB/WR TE WR DL OL DB DB RB DB OL DB WR DL DL LS OL LB DB DL OL PK FB

CL. FR FR JR* JR* SR SR SR* JR* SR FR* JR* FR SO* SR* FR FR* FR* FR SO FR SO* FR* FR FR* FR* JR* SO* SO* FR FR SR* SR* SO SR* FR* JR* FR* FR FR* JR SO FR* SO* JR JR* JR* SO FR JR* SO* FR* SR* FR* SR*

HT. 6-1 6-4 5-9 6-0 5-11 6-4 5-10 6-6 6-3 6-0 5-10 6-0 6-0 6-5 6-0 6-4 6-1 6-7 6-4 6-1 6-6 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-0 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-4 5-11 6-6 6-3 6-4 6-5 6-0 6-1 5-11 6-1 6-4 6-0 5-8 6-4 6-4 5-11 6-6 6-0 6-0 6-5 6-7 6-3 6-0

WT. 210 255 190 245 195 240 190 315 240 230 195 210 220 230 205 290 195 275 295 215 260 195 205 225 215 315 220 195 315 270 255 275 190 260 205 250 310 175 180 220 190 310 190 190 260 310 210 280 225 180 245 320 190 235

HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL/LAST SCHOOL Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Pompano Beach, FL/Deerfield Beach Kissimmee, FL/Winter Park/Reedley (CA) Stephens City, VA/Sherando Sylvania, OH/Sylvania Northview/Wheaton (IL) Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Clairton, PA/Clairton/Bluefield College (VA) Pittsburgh, PA/Mt. Lebanon Chelsea, MI/Chelsea/Air Force Rochester, NY/Aquinas Institute Wilkinsburg, PA/Shady Side Academy Cleveland, OH/Park Crossing (AL) Paterson, NJ/Paramus Catholic Sammamish, WA/Skyline/USC Hallandale, FL/American Heritage School Lakeland, FL/Lake Gibson Kendall Park, NJ/South Brunswick Wexford, PA/Pine-Richland Germantown, MD/Gaithersburg/East Mississippi C.C. Melbourne, Australia/Balwyn Ridgewood, NJ/Avon Old Farms (CT)/UCLA Pittsburgh, PA/Brashear Lakeland, FL/Lakeland North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin Uniondale, NY/Uniondale Mashpee, MA/Choate Rosemary Hall (CT) Wexford, PA/Pine-Richland Richmond, VA/Trinity Episcopal School Palm Beach Gardens, FL/Palm Beach Gardens Montclair, NJ/Montclair Miami, FL/Immaculata-La Salle/Dean (MA) Columbus, OH/Eastmoor Academy New Brunswick, NJ/New Brunswick Chester, NJ/West Morris Mendham/Rutgers Lima, OH/Lima Senior Cocoa, FL/Cocoa Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Pittsburgh, PA/Steel Valley Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Youngstown, OH/Austintown Fitch McKees Rocks, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Akron, OH/Coventry Plantation, FL/Hallandale Wilmington, DE/Alexis I. du Pont O’Fallon, IL/O’Fallon Twp./Tennessee Greenville, VA/Riverheads Raleigh, NC/Sanderson/Tulsa Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Wexford, PA/North Allegheny Coraopolis, PA/Cornell (Quaker Valley) Chesapeake, VA/Grassfield Camden, NJ/West Catholic (PA) Clarkston, MI/Clarkston Lake Dallas, TX/Lake Dallas

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NO. 49 49(D) 50 51 53 54 55 55(D) 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 66 67 70 71 72 74 76 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 86(D) 87 88 90 91 92 93 96 97 97(D) 98 98(D)

NAME Erik Sellers Ian Troost Conrad Brake Jim Medure Brian Popp Justin Morgan Jaryd Jones-Smith Jaylen Twyman Brandon Ford Gabe Houy Quintin Wirginis Tony Pilato Owen Drexel Cal Adomitis Robert Hill Alex Officer Mike Herndon Jimmy Morrissey Brian O’Neill Bryce Hargrove Carson Van Lynn Jerry Drake Jr. Connor Dintino Carter Warren Alex Bookser Dontavius Butler-Jenkins Nathan Bossory Rafael Araujo-Lopes Darian Street Grant Carrigan Jester Weah Tyler Sear Julian Desire’ Chris Clark Matt Flanagan Rashad Wheeler Patrick Jones II Rori Blair Shane Roy Allen Edwards Deslin Alexandre Alex Kessman DeAndre Schifino Kirk Christodoulou

POSITION FB PK LS LB LB OL OL DL OL OL LB OL OL LS LS OL DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR TE WR WR TE WR TE DL TE TE DL DL DL DL DL DL PK TE P

(D) denotes duplicate number

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HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL/LAST SCHOOL Cincinnati, OH/Moeller Detroit, MI/Martin Luther King Clairton, PA/Clairton Lakeland, FL/Lakeland Dallas, TX/Jesuit College Preparatory School Columbus, OH/Marion-Franklin New Castle, PA/Neshannock Kissimmee, FL/Gateway Bronx, NY/Poly Prep Country Day School Huntingdon Valley, PA/La Salle College H.S. Bedford, OH/Bedford Columbus, OH/Hilliard Davidson Findlay, OH/Findlay Rochester, NY/Eastridge Niagara Falls, NY/Canisius Wilmington, DE/Salesianum School Oakhurst, NJ/Ocean Township Greensburg, PA/Hempfield Area Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette Windsor, CT/Windsor Loveland, OH/Loveland Aliquippa, PA/Aliquippa Steubenville, OH/Steubenville Brooklyn, NY/Poly Prep Country Day School Reading, OH/Reading Penn Hills, PA/Penn Hills New Castle, PA/Neshannock Clearfield, PA/Clearfield Area Akron, OH/Archbishop Hoban Vero Beach, FL/Vero Beach Senior Coatesville, PA/Coatesville Area Bethlehem, PA/Liberty Apollo, PA/Apollo-Ridge Portsmouth, NH/Portsmouth Plantation, FL/St. Thomas Aquinas Washington D.C./H.D. Woodson Worthington, OH/Worthington Kilbourne Charleston, SC/Wando Aliquippa, PA/Central Valley Paterson, NJ/Passaic Tech Chicago, IL/Wendell Phillips Academy Madison, WI/Madison Memorial Fort Lauderdale, FL/Cooper City Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Aliquippa, PA/Central Valley Newburgh, NY/Newburgh Free Academy Maple Glen, PA/La Salle College H.S. Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel New Castle, DE/William Penn/Jireh Prep (NC) Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny Indiana, PA/Indiana

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WT. 225 180 205 185 205 215 225 205 350 295 210 175 200 340 230 305 215 320 240 190 235 250 280 235 280 240 245 235 215 205 190 180 190 200 210 315 255 190 190 325 285 210 265 290 195 215 225 245 210 230 210

2016 SEASON

HT. 6-5 5-9 6-4 5-11 6-2 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-6 6-3 5-11 5-10 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-6 6-2 6-5 6-2 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-5 6-2 6-4 6-2 6-4 6-1 5-9 6-1 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-6 6-1 6-2 6-5 5-11 5-10 6-5 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-3 5-11 6-2 6-6 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-2

PLAYER PROFILES

CL. FR* SR SO FR JR* SO* SO* FR* FR* FR* SO JR* FR SR* JR* JR* FR SO* FR* FR JR* FR* FR FR* JR* SO* FR SO* FR FR SO* FR SO* JR FR FR FR FR* FR* FR SO SR* FR* FR* JR JR* SR* SR FR* JR* SO

STAFF

POS. QB DB WR DB WR LB LB DB OL OL RB DB LB OL RB OL QB OL LB DB LB DL TE LB DL TE TE FB RB WR DB WR WR PK LB DL OL WR RB OL DL WR DL DL DB LB P LB RB LB QB

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NAME Thomas MacVittie Avonte Maddox*** Aaron Mathews* Damarri Mathis Kellen McAlone** Anthony McKee Jr. Jim Medure Henry Miller Justin Morgan Jimmy Morrissey Chawntez Moss* Phillipie Motley** Kyle Nunn Alex Officer*** Qadree Ollison** Brian O’Neill** Kenny Pickett Tony Pilato Chase Pine Jason Pinnock Brian Popp Kaezon Pugh Charles Reeves Jr. Elias Reynolds Shane Roy* DeAndre Schifino Tyler Sear Erik Sellers Todd Sibley Jr. Michael Smith Jazzee Stocker* Darian Street Tre Tipton** Ian Troost Albert Tucker Jaylen Twyman Carson Van Lynn Michael Vardzel Kyle Vreen Carter Warren Amir Watts* Jester Weah*** Rashad Weaver Rashad Wheeler Jordan Whitehead** Jalen Williams Ryan Winslow*** Quintin Wirginis*** Shawn Wood Elijah Zeise* Jake Zilinskas

MEDIA

NO. 7 14 6 16 48 28 51 7(D) 54 67 26 32 47 63 37 70 8(D) 59 36 15 53 31 19 44 93 98 86 49 23(D) 9(D) 43 83 5 49(D) 30 55(D) 72 46(D) 39(D) 77 34 85 17 90 9 41 18 58 36(D) 25 19(D)

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PENNSYLVANIA (34) Cal Adomitis Rori Blair Rob Boatright Alex Bookser Dennis Briggs Grant Carrigan Therran Coleman Peyton Deri Ben DiNucci Brandon Ford Paris Ford Bricen Garner Damar Hamlin Gabe Houy Oluwaseun Idowu Dane Jackson Aaron Mathews Jim Medure Jimmy Morrissey Tony Pilato Kaezon Pugh DeAndre Schifino Tyler Sear Erik Sellers Jazzee Stocker Darian Street Tre Tipton Kyle Vreen Rashad Wheeler Jordan Whitehead Ryan Winslow Quintin Wirginis Elijah Zeise Jake Zilinskas

Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Clairton, PA/Clairton/Bluefield College (VA) Pittsburgh, PA/Mt. Lebanon Wilkinsburg, PA/Shady Side Academy Wexford, PA/Pine-Richland Pittsburgh, PA/Brashear North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin Wexford, PA/Pine-Richland Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Pittsburgh, PA/Steel Valley Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic McKees Rocks, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair Wexford, PA/North Allegheny Coraopolis, PA/Cornell (Quaker Valley) Clairton, PA/Clairton New Castle, PA/Neshannock Huntingdon Valley, PA/La Salle College H.S. Greensburg, PA/Hempfield Area Aliquippa, PA/Aliquippa Penn Hills, PA/Penn Hills New Castle, PA/Neshannock Clearfield, PA/Clearfield Area Coatesville, PA/Coatesville Area Bethlehem, PA/Liberty Apollo, PA/Apollo-Ridge Aliquippa, PA/Central Valley Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic Aliquippa, PA/Central Valley Maple Glen, PA/La Salle College H.S. Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny Indiana, PA/Indiana

OHIO (16) Mark Bernsdorff Cam Bright Devon Edwards Ruben Flowers III Darrin Hall Bryce Hargrove Thomas MacVittie Anthony McKee Jr. Chawntez Moss Phillipie Motley Kyle Nunn Brian Popp Charles Reeves Jr. Shane Roy Todd Sibley Jr. Carson Van Lynn

Sylvania, OH/Sylvania Northview/Wheaton (IL) Cleveland, OH/Park Crossing (AL) Columbus, OH/Eastmoor Academy Lima, OH/Lima Senior Youngstown, OH/Austintown Fitch Akron, OH/Coventry Cincinnati, OH/Moeller Columbus, OH/Marion-Franklin Bedford, OH/Bedford Columbus, OH/Hilliard Davidson Findlay, OH/Findlay Loveland, OH/Loveland Steubenville, OH/Steubenville Reading, OH/Reading Akron, OH/Archbishop Hoban Worthington, OH/Worthington Kilbourne

FLORIDA (14) Deslin Alexandre Pompano Beach, FL/Deerfield Beach Rafael Araujo-Lopes Kissimmee, FL/Winter Park/Reedley (CA) Dontavius Butler-Jenkins Hallandale, FL/American Heritage School Keyshon Camp Lakeland, FL/Lake Gibson A.J. Davis Lakeland, FL/Lakeland Jerry Drake Jr. Palm Beach Gardens, FL/Palm Beach Gardens Allen Edwards Miami, FL/Immaculata-La Salle/Dean (MA) James Folston Jr. Cocoa, FL/Cocoa Malik Henderson Plantation, FL/Hallandale Damarri Mathis Lakeland, FL/Lakeland Henry Miller Kissimmee, FL/Gateway Michael Smith Vero Beach, FL/Vero Beach Senior Albert Tucker Plantation, FL/St. Thomas Aquinas Rashad Weaver Fort Lauderdale, FL/Cooper City NEW JERSEY (9) Saleem Brightwell Phil Campbell Chris Clark Owen Drexel Maurice Ffrench Matt Flanagan Jaryd Jones-Smith Kenny Pickett Carter Warren

Paterson, NJ/Paramus Catholic Kendall Park, NJ/South Brunswick Ridgewood, NJ/Avon Old Farms (CT)/UCLA Montclair, NJ/Montclair New Brunswick, NJ/New Brunswick Chester, NJ/West Morris Mendham/Rutgers Camden, NJ/West Catholic (PA) Oakhurst, NJ/Ocean Township Paterson, NJ/Passaic Tech

NEW YORK (7) Conrad Brake Julian Desire’ Justin Morgan Alex Officer Qadree Ollison Elias Reynolds Jalen Williams

Rochester, NY/Aquinas Institute Uniondale, NY/Uniondale Bronx, NY/Poly Prep Country Day School Rochester, NY/Eastridge Niagara Falls, NY/Canisius Brooklyn, NY/Poly Prep Country Day School Newburgh, NY/Newburgh Free Academy

VIRGINIA (5) George Aston Rimoni Dorsey Mike Herndon Patrick Jones II Chase Pine

Stephens City, VA/Sherando Richmond, VA/Trinity Episcopal School Greenville, VA/Riverheads Chesapeake, VA/Grassfield Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette

DELAWARE (3) Quadree Henderson Brian O’Neill Shawn Wood

Wilmington, DE/Alexis I. du Pont Wilmington, DE/Salesianum School New Castle, DE/William Penn/Jireh Prep (NC)

MICHIGAN (3) Nathan Bossory Alex Kessman Avonte Maddox

Chelsea, MI/Chelsea/Air Force Clarkston, MI/Clarkston Detroit, MI/Martin Luther King

ILLINOIS (2) Dewayne Hendrix Amir Watts

O’Fallon, IL/O’Fallon Twp./Tennessee Chicago, IL/Wendell Phillips Academy

TEXAS (2) Colton Lively Kellen McAlone

Lake Dallas, TX/Lake Dallas Dallas, TX/Jesuit College Preparatory School

CONNECTICUT (1) Jason Pinnock

GEOGRAPHIC ROSTER | CLASS BREAKDOWN CLASS BREAKDOWN

Melbourne, Australia/Balwyn Windsor, CT/Windsor

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (1) Jaylen Twyman Washington D.C./H.D. Woodson Germantown, MD/Gaithersburg/ East Mississippi C.C. Mashpee, MA/Choate Rosemary Hall (CT)

NORTH CAROLINA (1) Robert Hill

Raleigh, NC/Sanderson/Tulsa

SOUTH CAROLINA (1) Michael Vardzel

Charleston, SC/Wando

WASHINGTON (1) Max Browne

Sammamish, WA/Skyline/USC

WISCONSIN (1) Jester Weah

Madison, WI/Madison Memorial

REDSHIRT JUNIORS (17) Rafael Araujo-Lopes* George Aston** Alex Bookser** Dennis Briggs** Connor Dintino** James Folston Jr.** Dewayne Hendrix Mike Herndon** Oluwaseun Idowu** Kellen McAlone** Phillipie Motley** Qadree Ollison** Brian O’Neill** Brian Popp Shane Roy* Jalen Williams Elijah Zeise*

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* following name denotes letters earned

LS DL LB WR TE P RB OL OL DB OL DB LB QB DB TE TE RB WR WR LB DL OL OL

HISTORY

WR FB OL DB OL DL DL DL LB WR DB RB OL LB DL LB LB FRESHMEN (24) Cal Adomitis JUNIORS (4) Deslin Alexandre Darrin Hall** RB Cam Bright Quadree Henderson** WR Dontavius Butler-Jenkins Ian Troost PK Grant Carrigan Jordan Whitehead** DB Kirk Christodoulou REDSHIRT SOPHOMORES (13) A.J. Davis Saleem Brightwell* LB Jerry Drake Jr. Chris Clark TE Owen Drexel Ben DiNucci QB Paris Ford Rimoni Dorsey DB Gabe Houy Malik Henderson DB Damarri Mathis Dane Jackson* DB Kyle Nunn Anthony McKee Jr. LB Kenny Pickett Jim Medure LB Jason Pinnock Tony Pilato OL Charles Reeves Jr. DeAndre Schifino TE Tyler Sear Erik Sellers FB Todd Sibley Jr. Jazzee Stocker* DB Michael Smith Tre Tipton** WR Darian Street Albert Tucker Jaylen Twyman Carson Van Lynn Carter Warren

RECORD BOOK

Cal Adomitis...........................................................................adam-eye-tis Deslin Alexandre......................................................................alex-an-dray Rafael Araujo-Lopes................ah-roo-joe (last name rhymes with “ropes”) Kirk Christodoulou................................................................christo-doo-lou Therran Coleman......................................................................... THERE-un Julian Desire’...............................................................................dez-er-ray Connor Dintino.......................................................................... din-TEE-no Rimoni Dorsey........................................................................ ra-mon-knee Devon Edwards.................................................................................. devin Bricen Garner.................................................................................. bri-sen Malik Henderson ............................................................................ma-leek Gabe Houy.............................................................................................. hoy Oluwaseun Idowu................................................................EYE-dough-woo (prefers to be called Seun, rhymes with “Shawn”) Jaryd Jones-Smith ............................................................................jair-rid Thomas MacVittie..................................................................... mac-vit-tee Avonte Maddox......................................................................... ah-VON-tay Chawntez Moss........................................................................... shawn-tez Phillipie Motley........................................................................ phil-leap-p¯e Qadree Ollison.............................................................................. quad-dr¯e Tony Pilato................................................................................ pill-lah-tow Kaezon Pugh ...................................................................................kay-zon Jazzee Stocker...................................................................................... jazzy Tre Tipton ..............................................................................................tray Amir Watts....................................................................................ah-mirror Jester Weah....................................................................................... WE-uh Quintin Wirginis......................................................................... were-JIN-is Jake Zilinskas............................................................................za-lin-skas Elijah Zeise...........................................................zice (rhymes with “rice”)

WR DL TE DB LB

REDSHIRT FRESHMEN (24) Conrad Brake LS Keyshon Camp DL Phil Campbell DB Therran Coleman DB Peyton Deri LB Julian Desire’ DL Ruben Flowers III WR Brandon Ford OL Bricen Garner DB Bryce Hargrove OL Patrick Jones II DL Alex Kessman PK Thomas MacVittie QB Henry Miller DB Justin Morgan OL Jimmy Morrissey OL Chase Pine LB Kaezon Pugh DL Elias Reynolds LB Michael Vardzel WR Kyle Vreen RB Rashad Weaver DL Rashad Wheeler DL Shawn Wood RB

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PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

SENIORS (5) Mark Bernsdorff Rori Blair*** Nathan Bossory Avonte Maddox*** Quintin Wirginis***

DL DB/WR DB LS WR RB DL QB

PLAYER PROFILES

Portsmouth, NH/Portsmouth

SOPHOMORES (8) Kam Carter Maurice Ffrench* Damar Hamlin Robert Hill Aaron Mathews* Chawntez Moss* Amir Watts* Jake Zilinskas

STAFF

NEW HAMPSHIRE (1) Ian Troost

DB QB DL TE TE OL FB OL WR P

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MARYLAND (1) Kam Carter MASSACHUSETTS (1) Connor Dintino

FIFTH-YEAR SENIORS (10) Rob Boatright Max Browne Allen Edwards* Devon Edwards** Matt Flanagan Jaryd Jones-Smith** Colton Lively* Alex Officer*** Jester Weah*** Ryan Winslow***

MEDIA

AUSTRALIA (1) Kirk Christodoulou

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COACHING STAFF

PAT NARDUZZI

HEAD COACH

Family and football are Pat Narduzzi’s life passions. The two have long been interwoven for Pitt’s head coach. Narduzzi’s wife, Donna, and their four children are a familiar sight in the Pitt football offices and at university events. This mirrors his own boyhood when he was a constant shadow for his father, longtime football coach Bill Narduzzi, in locker rooms and on the sidelines. Those early experiences with his dad planted the seed for Narduzzi’s coaching career. Moreover, it provided a vivid example of how he would one day handle a team of his own— like they were his own family. “Coach Narduzzi always has an open door for us,” says junior offensive lineman Brian O’Neill. “That’s well known throughout our team. If we need to talk, he’s there. It’s great to have a head coach you feel comfortable talking to about anything. It doesn’t have to be about football.”

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: April 22, 1966 HOMETOWN: Youngstown, Ohio ALMA MATER: Rhode Island, 1990 FAMILY: Narduzzi and his wife, Donna, have four children: Arianna, Christina, Patrick and Isabella.

COLLEGIATE PLAYING EXPERIENCE RHODE ISLAND, three-year starter at linebacker (1987-89). YOUNGSTOWN STATE, starter at linebacker (1985).

COLLEGIATE COACHING EXPERIENCE MIAMI (OHIO), 1990-91, graduate assistant; 1992, wide receivers. RHODE ISLAND, 1993-97, linebackers; 1998-99, defensive coordinator. NORTHERN ILLINOIS, 2000-02, linebackers. MIAMI (OHIO), 2003, defensive coordinator. CINCINNATI, 2004-06, defensive coordinator.

Like a team made up of blood brothers, the Panthers have played the past two seasons with a passionate style that reflects their coach. Narduzzi has provided the fire for a program that, prior to his arrival, was frozen in a stretch of middling results. “Coach is real energetic, real hands on,” said James Conner, who concluded his Pitt career as the ACC’s all-time touchdowns leader and was a Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick. “Sometimes I think he’s going to jump in the drills. He’s just a real hands-on, real focused guy. He’s the man for the job for us.” Narduzzi has directed Pitt to eight regular-season wins in each of his first two years, something the Panthers had not achieved since 2008-09. Narduzzi owns a 16-10 overall mark and 11-5 ACC record. The last Pitt coach to achieve as many victories in his first two years was the late Serafino “Foge” Fazio, who went 17-6-1 over his initial two seasons in 1982–83. In ACC annals, Narduzzi is only the fifth man to begin his head coaching career with at least eight wins in each of his first two seasons. The others are Charley Pell of Clemson (1977–78), Ralph Friedgen of Maryland (2001–02), Jeff Jagodzinski of Boston College (2007–08) and Jimbo Fisher of Florida State (2010–11). Under Narduzzi’s direction, Pitt is seizing attention across the country as a rising contender in the ACC, a conference widely hailed as college football’s finest last season. In 2016, Pitt was the only school to have wins over two teams that finished in the top 5 of the final College Football Playoff rankings. The Panthers gave No. 2 Clemson—the eventual national champion—its only loss (43-42) and essentially kept No. 5 Penn State out of the playoff field by defeating the Nittany Lions, 42-39. From an individual standpoint, Quadree Henderson earned consensus All-America status as a return specialist after leading the country in kickoff return touchdowns (three) and combined kick return yards (1,166). Additionally, guard Dorian Johnson was a first team AllAmerican—the first Pitt offensive lineman to earn that designation in 22 years—and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals. Narduzzi re-energized Ejuan Price’s career, which had previously been beset by injuries. Price emerged as one of the country’s top pass rushers, totaling 24.5 sacks over his junior and senior seasons. He finished his Pitt career as a second team All-American and was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams.

MICHIGAN STATE, 2007-14, defensive coordinator; 2013-14, assistant head coach.

“Coach Narduzzi is a confident guy,” Price said. “He reassured me...I was going to be playing fast and I was going to be playing free and I just believed him. He was so confident about it. Why would I not believe him? He put that in me and I just ran with it.”

PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, head coach.

In the classroom, the Panthers had 11 players named to the ACC All-Academic Football Team the past two years, the second highest total among conference schools. Narduzzi was named the Panthers’ head coach on Dec. 26, 2014. He arrived at Pitt following eight highly successful years as the defensive coordinator for Mark Dantonio at Michigan State. Under his direction, the Spartans were the only team to rank in the nation’s top 10 in total defense and rushing defense each season from 2011-14.

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In 2014, the Spartans finished with a No. 5 national ranking and 11-2 record following a 42-41 victory over Baylor in the Cotton Bowl. Narduzzi’s defense shut out the high-scoring Bears in the fourth quarter, opening the door for 21 unanswered points by Michigan State.

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AT PITT • Returner Quadree Henderson (2016 Consensus) • Guard Dorian Johnson (2016)

Dennard was a unanimous All-American in 2013, becoming the first Michigan State cornerback to earn that distinction. He also was the school’s first winner of the Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to college football’s top defensive back.

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In coming to Pittsburgh, Narduzzi was reunited with former Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell, now a Pro Bowler with the neighboring Steelers. Bell faced Narduzzi’s defense every day in practice from 2010-12. The fiery defensive coordinator made a strong impression on him.

Prior to Michigan State, Narduzzi spent three years (2004-06) as defensive coordinator under Dantonio at Cincinnati, helping the Bearcats to a pair of bowl invitations.

Narduzzi served as linebackers coach at Northern Illinois for three seasons (2000-02). NIU won a pair of MAC divisional titles during his tenure and in 2002 had the league’s top rushing defense.

Bill Narduzzi was head coach at YSU from 1975-85. He led the Penguins to two NCAA Division II playoff appearances, including the national championship game in 1979, and twice was named the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Coach of the Year.

BIG TEN AWARD WINNERS UNDER NARDUZZI AT MICHIGAN STATE Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year • Safety Kurtis Drummond (2014) • Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (2013) Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year • Defensive End Shilique Calhoun (2013) Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year • Linebacker Greg Jones (2009)

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“He’s smiling from above. I got here because of him,” Pat said of his father. “A guy who would wake you up on a Sunday morning and get two hours of work in before church. He pushed and guided me through the process of coaching.”

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Narduzzi was an All-Ohio performer at Youngstown’s Ursuline High School, leading the Irish to the Steel Valley championship and state playoffs as a senior in 1984. He was a starting linebacker under his father, the late Bill Narduzzi, as a freshman at Youngstown State in 1985 before transferring to Rhode Island, where he became a three-year starter for the Rams from 1987-89.

ACC Co-Rookies of the Year (Coaches) • Safety Jordan Whitehead and Running Back Qadree Ollison (2015)

HISTORY

From 1993-99, Narduzzi coached at his alma mater, Rhode Island, serving as the Rams’ defensive coordinator his final two seasons. He began his coaching career at Miami of Ohio, working as a graduate assistant in 1990 and 1991, before earning his first full-time position as receivers coach for the 1992 season.

ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year (Media) • Running Back Qadree Ollison (2015)

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In 2003, Narduzzi was the defensive coordinator at Miami of Ohio under the late Terry Hoeppner. The RedHawks stormed to a 13-1 record that season, capturing the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship and defeating nationally ranked Louisville in the GMAC Bowl to finish No. 10 in the Associated Press poll. While quarterback Ben Roethlisberger headlined Miami’s offense, Narduzzi’s stout unit topped the MAC in rushing defense, scoring defense and pass efficiency defense.

ACC Overall and Defensive Rookie of the Year (Media) • Safety Jordan Whitehead (2015)

2016 SEASON

“When I watched the way he acted with the defense, I could just always tell that our players loved him,” Bell said. “They loved playing for him. He is just an overall great guy. He is a player’s coach. He is a guy who is always for his players. He loves his players. He always puts those guys first.”

AT PITT Brian Piccolo Award • Running Back James Conner (2016)

PLAYER PROFILES

Narduzzi coached 19 first-team All-Big Ten selections. Four players won the conference’s top individual awards, including two Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year honorees (Dennard in 2013 and Drummond in 2014). Shilique Calhoun was the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2013 while Greg Jones was the overall Defensive Player of the Year in 2009.

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Narduzzi tutored an impressive list of decorated defensive players at Michigan State, including first team All-Americans in cornerback Darqueze Dennard, safety Kurtis Drummond, linebacker Greg Jones and defensive tackle Jerel Worthy.

AT MICHIGAN STATE • Safety Kurtis Drummond (2014) • Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (2013 Unanimous) • Defensive Tackle Jerel Worthy (2011 Consensus) • Linebacker Greg Jones (2009 Consensus, 2010 Unanimous)

In 2013, Michigan State finished No. 3 in the country following a Big Ten title and 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford in the Rose Bowl. In the wake of that championship season, Narduzzi was named the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Broyles Award, annually presented to the country’s top assistant coach.

PREVIEW

Michigan State boasted the nation’s top rushing defense in 2014, yielding just 88.5 yards per game. The Spartans finished third nationally with 34 turnovers gained and eighth in total defense, holding opponents to just 315.8 yards per contest.

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FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICANS UNDER NARDUZZI

Narduzzi completed his bachelor’s degree in physical education at Rhode Island in 1990 and later earned a master’s degree in sports studies at Miami of Ohio in 1992. He and his wife, Donna, have four children: Arianna, Christina, Patrick and Isabella. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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SHAWN WATSON

OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/QUARTERBACKS

Shawn Watson, a 35-year coaching veteran who owns an extensive and accomplished record overseeing offenses on the collegiate level, was named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Pitt by Pat Narduzzi in February. Watson previously served as offensive coordinator at Texas (2014-15), Louisville (2012-13), Nebraska (2007-10) and Colorado (2000-05). He also has head coaching experience on his résumé, serving in that capacity at his alma mater, Southern Illinois, from 1994-96. Watson joined the Panthers from Indiana, where he spent the 2016 season as an offensive quality control assistant before being named the Hoosiers’ quarterback coach. His Pitt appointment serves as a reunion with Narduzzi. The pair previously worked together on the late Randy Walker’s staff at Miami (Ohio) from 1990-92.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: September 21, 1959 HOMETOWN: Carbondale, Ill. ALMA MATER: Southern Illinois, 1982 FAMILY: Watson and his wife, Anita, have three children: daughter Amber and sons Aaron and Adam.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Watson counts among his protégés Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who he coached for three seasons at Louisville (2011-13). Under Watson’s guidance, Bridgewater became one of the nation’s most dazzling players while the resurgent Cardinals went a combined 30-9 during that three-year span and claimed two Big East championships. In 2013, Louisville went 12-1 as Bridgewater threw for 3,970 yards and 31 touchdowns with only four interceptions. He led the nation in completion percentage (71%) and was a finalist for the prestigious Manning Award. The Vikings’ first-round selection in the 2014 draft, Bridgewater went on to be named the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. Prior to Louisville, Watson spent five seasons (2006-10) at Nebraska. His work helped the Cornhuskers annually rank among the nation’s most productive offenses.

In 2010, Nebraska ranked ninth nationally in rushing (247.6 avg.), while averaging more than 30 points per game. Nebraska’s 2008 offense ranked 12th nationally in total yards (450.8 avg.), 15th in passing yards (281.0), 15th in pass efficiency (154.5 rating) and 17th in scoring (35.4 avg.). In 2007, Watson’s initial season as offensive coordinator and ILLINOIS, 1983-84, graduate assistant; quarterbacks coach, Nebraska threw for a school-record 3,886 yards, ranking seventh in the 1985, tight ends and offensive tackles; nation in passing yards (323.8 avg.) and ninth in total offense (468.2 avg.). COLLEGE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, 1982, graduate assistant.

1986, wide receivers.

MIAMI (OHIO), 1987-88, wide receivers and tight ends; 1989, wide receivers; 1990-93, quarterbacks and recruiting coordinator. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, 1994-96, head coach. NORTHWESTERN, 1997-98, quarterbacks. COLORADO, 1999, quarterbacks; 2000-05, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks. NEBRASKA, 2006, tight ends and recruiting coordinator; 2007-10, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks. LOUISVILLE, 2011, quarterbacks; 2012-13, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks. TEXAS, 2014-15, assistant head coach for offense and quarterbacks. INDIANA, 2016, offensive quality control; quarterbacks (bowl game). PITTSBURGH, 2017, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks.

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Cornhuskers quarterback Joe Ganz set 23 school records under Watson’s guidance, including single-season marks for total offense (3,826), passing yards (3,568), completions (285) and completion percentage (67.9%). Watson coached at Colorado from 1999-2005, helping the Buffaloes claim four Big 12 North Division titles and a conference championship in 2001. That 2001 Colorado team will forever be remembered for its 62-36 demolition of No. 2 Nebraska in the regular-season finale, followed by a thrilling 39-37 win over No. 3 Texas in the Big 12 title game to earn a Fiesta Bowl berth. Watson’s offense ranked eighth nationally in rushing (228.5 avg.) and 20th in total yards (434.4 avg.). Watson coached quarterbacks at Northwestern during the 1997 and 1998 seasons. His appointment in Evanston came after serving three years as head coach at Southern Illinois, where he coached 20 all-conference players. Watson himself was a safety at SIU (1979-80) and began his coaching career as a Salukis graduate assistant in 1982. His additional coaching stops include Miami of Ohio (1987-93) and Illinois (1983-1986). Watson and his wife, Anita, have three children: daughter Amber and sons Aaron and Adam.

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DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

Conklin’s 2016 unit also boasted lofty national rankings in rush defense (16th, 119.6 yards per game) and defensive touchdowns (eighth, four TDs).

BORN: June 19, 1979 ALMA MATER: Dakota State, 2003 FAMILY: Conklin and his wife, Molly, have two children: son Clark and daughter Millie.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

WOFFORD, 2007-09, defensive backs; 2009, special teams.

TENNESSEE, 2012, safeties. FIU, 2013-14, defensive coordinator. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, defensive coordinator.

Conklin’s Citadel defenses annually ranked among the best in the Southern Conference. The Bulldogs were especially stingy in scoring defense in 2011, holding their opponents under 20 points in seven of 11 contests (64%). From 2007-09, Conklin coached the defensive backs at Wofford. He added special teams to his responsibilities in his final season working with the Terriers. In Conklin’s initial two years, Wofford had 33 interceptions. The Terriers led the Southern Conference in 2007 with 20 interceptions and ranked second in 2008 with 13. Wofford advanced to the FCS Playoffs in each of those seasons.

Conklin is a 2003 graduate of Dakota State University. He was a starting linebacker and Academic All-American for the Trojans.

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In addition to his bachelor’s in physical education from DSU, Conklin also owns a master’s in sport administration from South Dakota State. He and his wife, Molly, have two children: son Clark and daughter Millie.

HISTORY

Conklin’s coaching career was launched at South Dakota State, where he served as a graduate assistant in 2003 and 2004. He was then promoted to a full-time post with the Jackrabbits, coaching their secondary and special teams in 2005 and 2006.

RECORD BOOK

THE CITADEL, 2010-11, defensive coordinator and safeties.

Prior to FIU, Conklin was the safeties coach at the University of Tennessee (2012) and defensive coordinator and safeties coach at The Citadel (2010-11). While at The Citadel, Conklin coached cornerback Cortez Allen, a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2011-15.

2016 SEASON

COLLEGE SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, 2003-04, graduate assistant; 2005-06, defensive backs and special teams.

Conklin joined Pitt after building an impressive résumé as FIU’s defensive coordinator for two years (2013-14). In his final season, he was nominated for the prestigious Broyles Award after overseeing a unit that ranked first nationally in fumble recoveries (19), second in defensive touchdowns (six), fourth in turnovers gained (33), eighth in turnover margin (plus-11 overall; 0.92 margin per game) and 35th in total defense (363.8 yards per game).

PLAYER PROFILES

HOMETOWN: Gillette, Wyo.

In the secondary, safety Jordan Whitehead has been an All-ACC selection each of his first two seasons and was the league’s 2015 Rookie of the Year. Whitehead enters his junior season holding status as one of college football’s most dynamic defensive playmakers.

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Defensive end Ejuan Price enjoyed the finest two years of his career playing in Conklin’s defense. Considered an undersized down lineman, Price racked up 24.5 sacks over the 2015-16 seasons and was twice selected first team All-ACC. As a senior, he led the conference and ranked second in the country in tackles for loss (1.8 per game) en route to second-team All-America honors. Price was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2017 NFL Draft.

PREVIEW

Josh Conklin enters his third season as Pitt’s defensive coordinator. Under Conklin’s watch, Pitt has featured one of the most productive pass rushes in the country. The Panthers ranked sixth nationally in sacks last season, averaging 3.31 per contest. Pitt compiled 80 sacks the past two seasons, its highest two-year total since 2009-10 (81).

MEDIA

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ANDRE POWELL

SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR/RUNNING BACKS As Pitt’s special teams coordinator and running backs coach the past two seasons, Andre Powell’s impact on the Panthers has been both immediate and impressive. Under Powell’s direction, Quadree Henderson last season led the country in kickoff return touchdowns (a school-record three) and combined kick return yards (1,166). Henderson was a consensus All-American, becoming the first player in Pitt history to earn that stature as a return specialist. As a team, the Panthers ranked fourth nationally in kickoff returns (26.59 avg.) and seventh in punt returns (14.88 avg.).

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: September 29, 1966 HOMETOWN: Lockhart, S.C. ALMA MATER: Indiana, 1989 FAMILY: Powell and his wife, Joann, have two daughters, Alayna and Mikala, and a son, Andre II.

COACHING EXPERIENCE COLLEGE INDIANA, 1988, student assistant; 1989, graduate assistant. SOUTH CAROLINA, 1990, graduate assistant. ARMY, 1991, inside linebackers; 1995, running backs. VMI, 1992, running backs. RHODE ISLAND, 1993-94, running backs. VIRGINIA, 1996, running backs; 1997-99, wide receivers; 2000, running backs. NORTH CAROLINA, 2001-06, running backs; 2004-06, special teams coordinator. CLEMSON, 2007-10, running backs; 2008-10, special teams coordinator. MARYLAND, 2011-14, running backs; 2012-14 special teams coordinator. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, special teams coordinator and running backs.

The kicking game was responsible for some of Pitt’s biggest wins the past two years. Chris Blewitt, who concluded his career as Pitt’s all-time kick scoring leader (363 points), had four game-winning field goals during the 2015-16 seasons. His biggest came at Clemson last year, a 48-yarder with six seconds left that lifted Pitt past the eventual national champion Tigers, 43-42. In the offensive backfield, Powell has coached a 1,000-yard rusher in each of his two years at Pitt. In 2016, James Conner—who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers this spring— rumbled for 1,092 yards and 16 touchdowns in earning first team All-ACC. The season prior, Qadree Ollison was the ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year after rushing for 1,121 yards and 11 touchdowns. Ollison became just the fifth freshman in Pitt history to achieve a 1,000yard rushing season. Prior to Pitt, Powell spent four seasons at Maryland (2011-14), where he coached the running backs and, in his final three seasons, served as special teams coordinator. In ESPN’s 2014 team efficiency rankings, the Terrapins’ special teams were rated No. 11 in the country. Maryland’s Brad Craddock was selected the 2014 winner of the prestigious Lou Groza Award, annually presented to college football’s top placekicker, after converting 95% of his field goals (18 of 19 with a long of 57 yards). The Terps led the Big Ten and ranked sixth nationally with a 25.6-yard kick return average. In 2012, Maryland boasted a dynamic return game that featured freshman Stefon Diggs, who totaled 1,896 all-purpose yards, the second-highest season total in school history. Diggs earned All-ACC as a specialist after finishing second in the league with a 28.5-yard kickoff return average. Powell coached at Clemson from 2007-10, overseeing the running backs each of his four seasons and coordinating the special teams his last three. The Tigers went to a bowl game each year of his tenure, earning two Top 25 finishes. Powell mentored all-time Clemson great C.J. Spiller, a 2009 unanimous All-American and ACC Player of the Year. During his decorated campaign, Spiller became the first running back in ACC history to compile 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards in the same season. Spiller concluded his Clemson career with 7,588 all-purpose yards, the second most in FBS history. His seven kickoff return touchdowns set an NCAA record, while his eight total kick return TDs (including one punt) tied the national mark. Spiller was a first-round NFL Draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 2010. Powell also tutored All-ACC running back James Davis, the second all-time leading rusher in Clemson history with 3,881 yards. Powell coached running backs at North Carolina from 2001-06. He was the Tar Heels’ special teams coordinator his final three seasons. UNC ranked seventh nationally in kickoff returns in 2005 (24.93 avg.) and 29th in 2006 (22.12 avg.). The ’06 Tar Heels also ranked 14th in kickoff return yardage defense (17.46 avg.). At Virginia from 1996-2000, Powell coached the running backs (1996 and 2000) and receivers (1997-99). Among his pupils were future NFL players Tiki Barber, Germaine Crowell, Thomas Jones, Charles Kirby, Pat Washington and Terrence Wilkins. Powell first worked with Pat Narduzzi on the football staff at Rhode Island during the 1993 and 1994 seasons. Powell’s additional coaching stops include Indiana (1989), South Carolina (1990), Army (1991 and 1995) and Virginia Military Institute (1992). Powell is a 1989 graduate of Indiana, where he lettered twice as a fullback and helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Anthony Thompson. He played on a pair of bowl teams for the Hoosiers (1986 All-American Bowl and 1988 Peach Bowl). Powell and his wife, Joann, have two daughters, Alayna and Mikala, and a son, Andre II.

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ROB HARLEY

LINEBACKERS/RECRUITING COORDINATOR Rob Harley enters his third season as linebackers coach at Pitt. Harley assumed the additional responsibilities of recruiting coordinator for the 2017 season.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: October 16, 1982 ALMA MATER: Ohio State, 2006 FAMILY: Harley and his wife, Danielle, have two sons, Paxton and Nash.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

FIU, 2014, linebackers. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, linebackers.

At Michigan State, Harley gained experience on both sides of the ball. In 2013, he worked with the linebackers and special teams, helping the Spartans to a 13-1 record, the Big Ten title and a 24-20 victory over Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Michigan State’s defense yielded just 252.2 yards per game to rank second nationally. In 2012, Harley worked with the Spartans’ offense and special teams. Behind 1,793-yard rusher Le’Veon Bell, Michigan State earned a berth in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, where it defeated TCU, 17-16. During the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Harley served as the defensive backs/linebackers coach and assistant special teams coordinator at Ohio Dominican University, an NCAA Division II program. A former safety at Ohio State (2001-05), Harley earned three letters with the Buckeyes and was a member of their 2002 national championship team. In Harley’s final three seasons, Ohio State posted a 29-8 record, including two victories in the Fiesta Bowl (2003 and 2005 seasons).

RECORD BOOK

MICHIGAN STATE, 2012, graduate assistant/offense and special teams; 2013, graduate assistant/ linebackers and special teams.

Harley’s Pitt appointment served as a reunion with Pat Narduzzi. Harley was a graduate assistant at Michigan State for two seasons (2012-13) when Narduzzi was the Spartans’ defensive coordinator.

2016 SEASON

COLLEGE OHIO DOMINICAN, 2010-11, defensive backs, linebackers and assistant special teams coordinator.

FIU ranked first nationally in fumble recoveries (19), second in defensive touchdowns (six), fourth in turnovers gained (33), eighth in turnover margin (plus-11 overall; 0.92 margin per game) and 35th in total defense (363.8 yards per game).

PLAYER PROFILES

HOMETOWN: Elmhurst, Ill.

Harley joined Pitt after spending the 2014 season as the linebackers coach at FIU, where he helped the Golden Panthers rank among the most disruptive defenses in college football.

STAFF

In his initial season at Pitt, Harley was instrumental in the development of outside linebacker Nicholas Grigsby, a 2015 All-ACC performer. Grigsby was a rookie linebacker with the Los Angeles Rams in 2016.

PREVIEW

Last year, the Panthers’ linebackers helped key a rush defense that finished 16th nationally, yielding just 119.6 yards per game. Middle linebacker Matt Galambos enjoyed the best production of his career over the 2015-16 seasons, achieving personal bests in every category under Harley’s watch. Galambos signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers this spring.

A 2006 graduate of Ohio State, Harley has deep roots with the Buckeyes. His uncle is the legendary Chic Harley, the first three-time All-American in Ohio State history.

Harley and his wife, Danielle, have two sons, Paxton and Nash.

HISTORY

Harley earned his bachelor’s in business administration from Ohio State. He additionally owns a master’s degree in kinesiology from Michigan State.

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RENALDO HILL

SECONDARY

In Renaldo Hill, Pitt boasts a secondary coach who spent a decade in the National Football League as a versatile and reliable defensive back. A former Michigan State captain and All-Big Ten cornerback, Hill played in the NFL (200111) before embarking on his coaching career. The 2017 season marks his third with the Panthers. Under Hill’s tutelage, Avonte Maddox has established himself among the ACC’s most productive corners. Despite an injury-hindered junior season, Maddox finished in the league’s top five in passes defended (fourth, 1.10 per game) and interceptions (fifth, 0.30 per game). His six career interceptions are tied for the second most among active ACC players entering the 2017 season.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: November 12, 1978 HOMETOWN: Detroit, Mich. ALMA MATER: Michigan State, 2012

COACHING EXPERIENCE COLLEGE WYOMING, 2012, graduate assistant; 2013, cornerbacks. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, secondary.

Another beneficiary of Hill’s guidance has been safety Jordan Whitehead, an All-ACC selection each of his first two seasons and the league’s 2015 Rookie of the Year. Whitehead enters his junior campaign holding status as one of college football’s most dynamic defensive playmakers. Hill’s impact was also evident on 2015 starting corner Lafayette Pitts, who parlayed a successful senior year into a roster spot with the Miami Dolphins. Hill was a three-year starting cornerback at Michigan State, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors as a senior in 2000. A force in defending both the pass and run, Hill compiled 71 tackles, five TFLs, three interceptions and 12 pass breakups during his All-Big Ten campaign. One of Hill’s most memorable collegiate plays occurred during his sophomore season in 1998 when he intercepted a pass at the goal line with 1:12 left to seal Michigan State’s 28-24 upset of No. 1 Ohio State in Columbus. A seventh-round selection in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, he would play professionally as both a corner and safety. Hill played four years with the Cardinals (2001-04), one year with the Oakland Raiders (2005), three years with the Miami Dolphins (2006-08) and his final two seasons with the Denver Broncos (2009-10). He retired prior to the 2011 season and totaled 141 games, 114 starts and 19 interceptions during his NFL career. Hill began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Wyoming in 2012. He was elevated to a full-time post in 2013, coaching the Cowboys’ cornerbacks. While at Wyoming, Hill mentored All-Mountain West performer Marqueston Huff, a fourth-round draft pick of the Tennessee Titans in 2014. Huff now plays for the Baltimore Ravens. Hill earned his bachelor’s degree in retail management from Michigan State in 2012.

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DEFENSIVE LINE

At FAU, Partridge inherited a program in need of a complete rebuild, on and off the field. He responded by signing three of the finest recruiting classes in school history, including a 2015 group that earned praise as the best in Conference USA. In the classroom, the Owls set new program standards for individual academic achievement and the highest team grade point average.

HOMETOWN: Plantation, Fla. ALMA MATER: Drake, 1995 FAMILY: Partridge and his wife, Julie, have two daughters, Alexa and Kylee.

Partridge was instrumental in one of the best five-year runs in Wisconsin history from 2008-12. Initially serving as defensive line and specialist coach, he was elevated to associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator for his final two seasons. The Badgers won three consecutive Big Ten titles from 2010-12, earning Rose Bowl berths each season. The 2010-11 squads each won 11 games and ranked in the nation’s Top 10 at season’s end.

IOWA STATE, 1998-99, graduate assistant; 2000-01, director of football operations.

Partridge’s initial Pitt tenure was from 2003-07. He had a positional focus on the defensive line for four seasons and the linebackers in his final campaign. Partridge also served as the Panthers’ special teams coordinator in 2006-07.

PITTSBURGH, 2003-05, defensive ends; 2005, special teams; 2006-07, special teams coordinator; 2006, defensive line; 2007, linebackers.

ARKANSAS, 2013, assistant head coach and defensive line. FLORIDA ATLANTIC, 2014-16, head coach.

Pitt’s special teams were highly productive under Partridge’s guidance. In 2006, the Panthers led the Big East in net punting (37.5 avg.) and kickoff returns (24.1 yards avg.). During the 2007 campaign, Pitt topped the conference in field goal percentage (81.8%, 18-22) and PAT kicking (100%, 28-28), while ranking second in kickoff returns (22.9 avg.). ESPN’s 2006 College Football “Play of the Year” was actually a Pitt special teams gem— Darrelle Revis’ 73-yard punt return for a touchdown against West Virginia. Prior to Pitt, Partridge served four seasons (1998-2001) at Iowa State. He was a defensive graduate assistant in 1998-99, working with the outside linebackers. Following the 1999 season he earned a full-time appointment as the program’s director of football operations. In 2002, Partridge was hired by Eastern Illinois University as defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. The Panthers advanced to the NCAA I-AA playoffs that year and shared the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) championship.

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Partridge was an NSCA All-America defensive lineman for Drake University. Partridge’s collegiate coaching career began at his alma mater as a Drake graduate assistant during the 1996 and 1997 seasons.

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PITTSBURGH, 2017, defensive line.

Under the guidance of Partridge and defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads in 2007, first-year starting middle linebacker Scott McKillop led the nation in tackles (12.6 per game), earning All-America status and unanimous first-team All-Big East honors. Another Partridge protégé, defensive end Joe Clermond, led the Big East in tackles for loss (16.5) in 2006.

HISTORY

WISCONSIN, 2008-10, defensive line and specialists; 2011-12, associate head coach, co-defensive coordinator and defensive line.

In 2007, Pitt ranked fifth in the nation in total defense, yielding just 297.7 yards per game. The Panthers closed that season with one of the most celebrated victories—and defensive performances—in school history: a 13-9 upset of West Virginia that shattered the Mountaineers’ national title hopes.

RECORD BOOK

EASTERN ILLINOIS, 2002, defensive line and recruiting coordinator.

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COLLEGE DRAKE, 1996-97, graduate assistant.

Partridge oversaw a physical, game-changing defensive front at Wisconsin. His most accomplished pupil was defensive end J.J. Watt, who was a 2010 All-American and winner of the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the national defensive player of the year. A firstround draft choice of the Houston Texans in 2011, Watt has gone on to earn status as one of the NFL’s elite defensive players.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: December 7, 1973

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Partridge spent the 2013 season at Arkansas, where he served as assistant head coach and oversaw the defensive line. Under his watch, defensive ends Trey Flowers and Chris Smith were All-SEC performers. Partridge also contributed to the Razorbacks’ special teams that featured All-SEC kicker Zach Hocker and punter Sam Irwin-Hill, who ranked 15th nationally with a 44.3-yard average.

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Charlie Partridge, a renowned Florida recruiter who previously served as a Pitt assistant from 2003-07, returned to the Panthers’ staff as defensive line coach in February. Partridge rejoins Pitt after serving the past three seasons as head coach at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to FAU, he was an accomplished assistant at Arkansas and Wisconsin.

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JOHN PETERSON OFFENSIVE LINE

Owning more than 25 years of collegiate coaching experience, John Peterson enters his third season overseeing the offensive line at Pitt. Peterson’s 2016 offensive front earned praise as one of the finest in school history. The acclaim was well earned. The Panthers’ offensive line keyed an attack that produced a school-record 40.9 points per game, the 10th highest scoring average in the nation. The unit also provided air-tight pass protection, surrendering only 0.77 sacks per contest (10 total) to lead the ACC and rank third nationally. Three members of Pitt’s offensive front were named All-ACC at season’s end: guard Dorian Johnson and tackles Adam Bisnowaty and Brian O’Neill. Moreover, Johnson became the first Pitt offensive lineman in 22 years to earn first-team All-America status.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: March 20, 1968 HOMETOWN: Middletown, Ohio ALMA MATER: Ohio State, 1991 FAMILY: Peterson and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Austin and Cole.

Both Johnson (Arizona Cardinals) and Bisnowaty (New York Giants) were selected in this year’s NFL Draft. Under Peterson’s influence, the Panthers have been a semifinalist each of the past two seasons for the Joe Moore Award, which is presented to college football’s top offensive line and named after the legendary Pitt offensive line coach. Peterson owns significant ties to the neighboring state of Ohio, where he spent time as a college player and coach. He joined Pitt after serving as the assistant head coach and offensive line coach at Akron under Terry Bowden in 2014.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Peterson had a highly successful eight-year tenure under Jim Tressel at Ohio State (200411), when the Buckeyes won or shared six consecutive Big Ten titles. Peterson was an offensive lineman for the Buckeyes from 1987-90.

COLLEGE CINCINNATI, 1991-92, graduate assistant.

Peterson played under a pair of College Hall of Famers at Ohio State in Earle Bruce and John Cooper. As a senior starting guard, he helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Robert Smith.

OHIO STATE, 1993-94, graduate assistant.

Following his 1991 graduation, Peterson served in a pair of graduate assistantships at Cincinnati (1991-92) and Ohio State (1993-94). In returning to the Buckeyes, he had the opportunity to work with offensive tackle Orlando Pace, a two-time winner of the prestigious Lombardi Award who went on to a decorated 13-year career in the NFL. Pace was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

AKRON, 1995-98, offensive line. MIAMI (OHIO), 1999-2003, offensive line; 2001-03, run game coordinator. OHIO STATE, 2004-11, tight ends and recruiting coordinator. UAB, 2012-13, offensive line. AKRON, 2014, assistant head coach and offensive line. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, offensive line.

Peterson earned his first full-time coaching post at Akron as offensive line coach from 1995-98. His 1997 unit fueled the country’s No. 11 rushing attack and surrendered just 10 sacks. From 1999-2003, Peterson oversaw the offensive line at Miami of Ohio and was appointed the RedHawks’ run game coordinator in 2001. In 2003, led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the RedHawks stormed to a 13-1 record, capturing the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship and defeating nationally ranked Louisville in the GMAC Bowl to finish No. 10 in the Associated Press poll. Peterson’s offensive line was a vital part of an offense that averaged 501 yards and 43 points per contest. That championship campaign also marked Peterson’s first collaboration with Pat Narduzzi, who was Miami’s defensive coordinator. Peterson returned to Ohio State in 2004 to work under another College Hall of Famer, Jim Tressel, as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator. Peterson would help the Buckeyes compile an eight-year record of 80-22 (.784) and make two appearances in the BCS Championship Game (2006 and 2007). With Peterson overseeing the program’s recruiting efforts, Ohio State had seven classes rated among the nation’s top 15, including top 5 classes in 2008 and 2009. Peterson’s other coaching stop was at UAB for two seasons (2012-13). Under his watch, offensive tackle Chris Hubbard was a first-team All-Conference USA performer. Hubbard spent the past four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Peterson and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Austin and Cole.

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TIM SALEM TIGHT ENDS

Entering his third season as Pitt’s tight ends coach, Salem’s broad perspective is a great asset for the Panthers on the field and in recruiting.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOMETOWN: Minneapolis, Minn. ALMA MATER: Arizona State, 1985 FAMILY: Salem and his wife, Wendy, have two sons, Taylor and Landan, and a daughter, Kylan.

COLLEGE ARIZONA STATE, 1985-86, graduate assistant/wide receivers.

COLORADO STATE, 1989-90, running backs and special teams. PURDUE, 1991-93, quarterbacks; 1994-96, offensive coordinator. OHIO STATE, 1997-99, quarterbacks; 2000, quarterbacks and wide receivers.

ILLINOIS, 2012-14, special teams coordinator; 2012-13, running backs. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, tight ends.

Overseeing UCF’s special teams, Salem mentored three of the country’s most explosive kick returners. Rannell Hall (2011), Quincy McDuffie (2010) and Joe Burnett (2008) were all first-team All-Conference USA return men and ranked in the nation’s top 10 in kickoff return average. McDuffie, in fact, was second nationally with a 32.2-yard average in 2010. In 2003, Salem was the offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach and kicking coach at Eastern Michigan. While at EMU, he worked with placekicker Andrew Wellock, who would go on to be a Lou Groza Award finalist. From 1997-2000, Salem was the quarterbacks coach at Ohio State. He added the Buckeyes’ wide receivers to his positional responsibilities in 2000. In 1998, Joe Germaine was the Big Ten Player of the Year, throwing for 3,330 yards and 25 touchdowns with only seven interceptions in leading the Buckeyes to an 11-1 record and No. 2 ranking in the final polls. From 1991-96, Salem worked at Purdue where he initially served as quarterbacks coach and then, in his final three years, offensive coordinator. The Boilermakers led the Big Ten in rushing in 1995. Salem’s other coaching stops include Colorado State (1989-90) and Phoenix College (1987-88). A 1985 graduate of Arizona State, he began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at his alma mater for two seasons. Salem began his collegiate playing career at Minnesota, where he broke the Big Ten record for consecutive pass completions in 1980, before transferring to Arizona State for the 1983-84 seasons.

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Salem comes from a family of coaches. His father, Joe, served as head coach at South Dakota (1966-74), Northern Arizona (1975-78) and Minnesota (1979-83). Tim’s brother, Brad Salem, is the quarterbacks coach at Michigan State.

PRO FOOTBALL

UCF, 2004-08, offensive coordinator; 2004, quarterbacks; 2005, tight ends; 2006, wide receivers; 2007-08, running backs; 2009-11, special teams coordinator and tight ends.

UCF won its first Conference USA championship in 2007 with Salem at the controls of the offense. The Knights won 10 games, setting school records for points (502), touchdowns (62) and rushing yards (3,287) in the process.

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EASTERN MICHIGAN, 2003, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks.

At UCF from 2004-11, Salem coached some of the most productive and decorated players in school history. In 2007, running back Kevin Smith was a consensus All-American after leading the nation in rushing yards (2,567) and rushing touchdowns (29). Smith’s rushing total that season remains the third highest in Bowl Subdivision history, trailing only Oklahoma State’s Barry Sanders (2,628 in 1988) and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon (2,587 in 2014).

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PHOENIX COLLEGE, 1987-88, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks.

In 2013, V’Angelo Bentley led the Big Ten and ranked seventh nationally in punt returns with a 15.8-yard average. Bentley also became the first player in Illinois history to score touchdowns on both punt and kickoff returns in the same season.

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Prior to Pitt, Salem spent three seasons at Illinois (2012-14) as special teams coordinator. He also coached the running backs in 2012 and 2013. Salem’s units helped Illinois earn an invitation to the 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl. Punter Justin DuVernois earned All-Big Ten honors after averaging 44.0 yards per punt to rank second in the Big Ten and 18th nationally.

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: October 1, 1961

In his initial season at Pitt, Salem tutored tight end J.P. Holtz, who posted career production as a senior en route to All-ACC honors. Holtz is now a member of the Cleveland Browns.

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Under Salem’s direction in 2016, Scott Orndoff enjoyed one of the most productive seasons ever by a Pitt tight end, compiling 35 catches for 579 yards (16.5 avg.) and five touchdowns. Orndoff played in the historic East-West Shrine Game and went on to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Having spent more than three decades in collegiate coaching, Tim Salem boasts experience that is not only extensive but also diverse. Salem has served as offensive coordinator at four different schools and coached four different positions on that side of the ball.

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KEVIN SHERMAN

WIDE RECEIVERS

Kevin Sherman enters his third year as wide receivers coach at Pitt. A veteran teacher of the position, Sherman’s lengthy list of pupils includes some of the most productive pass catchers in recent ACC history. Sherman’s receiver duo of Quadree Henderson and Jester Weah has drawn preseason praise as one of the best in the ACC. Both players are coming off exceptional 2016 campaigns. Henderson was one of the nation’s most exciting players last year, joining the legendary Tony Dorsett as the only Panthers to eclipse 2,000 all-purpose yards in a season. He was a consensus All-American as a return man.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: November 2, 1968 HOMETOWN: Radford, Va. ALMA MATER: Ferrum College, 1992 FAMILY: Sherman and his wife, Jennifer, have two children: son James and daughter Nioka.

COACHING EXPERIENCE COLLEGE FERRUM, 1991, student assistant. METHODIST, 1992, wide receivers. VMI, 1993, running backs; 1994, wide receivers; 1995, quarterbacks and passing game coordinator; 1996, wide receivers. OHIO, 1997-2000, wide receivers. WAKE FOREST, 2001-05, wide receivers. VIRGINIA TECH, 2006-12, wide receivers. PURDUE, 2013-14, wide receivers. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, wide receivers.

PROFESSIONAL DENVER BRONCOS, summer 2004, NFL internship.

Weah, who entered last season with zero career catches, emerged as a big-play receiver and dangerous deep threat. He averaged an incredible 24.2 yards per catch, which led the ACC and ranked second nationally. Weah’s 10 TD catches ranked third in the ACC and 28th in the nation. Former Pitt star Tyler Boyd was a beneficiary of Sherman’s mentorship in 2015, a season in which Boyd led the ACC and ranked seventh nationally in receptions per game (7.6 avg.). A second-round pick of Cincinnati, Boyd immediately impacted the Bengals’ lineup and was one of the NFL’s top rookie receivers. Sherman joined Pat Narduzzi’s Pitt staff after serving the prior two seasons as wide receivers coach at Purdue (2013-14). He arrived in Pittsburgh very familiar with the ACC, having also coached receivers at Virginia Tech (2006-12) and Wake Forest (2001-05). At Virginia Tech, Sherman mentored two of the school’s most prolific pass catchers in Jarrett Boykin and Danny Coale. The pair starred for the Hokies from 2008-11 before embarking on NFL careers. Boykin concluded his career as Virginia Tech’s all-time leader in receptions (184) and receiving yards (2,884), while Coale finished second in each category (165 catches for 2,658 yards). Sherman also coached 2008 NFL Draft picks Eddie Royal and Josh Morgan at Virginia Tech. A first-team All-ACC performer, Royal was a second-round pick of the Denver Broncos and was an NFL All-Rookie Team honoree. Morgan was a sixth-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers and also played with the Washington Redskins and Bears. During Sherman’s seven-year tenure in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech went bowling each season (including four BCS bids), captured three ACC titles and compiled a 70-25 record (.737). Working at Wake Forest under Jim Grobe, Sherman coached All-ACC performers John Stone and Fabian Davis. Both went on to play in the NFL. Additionally, Jason Anderson set Wake Forest’s career record by averaging 18.0 yards per reception from 2001-04. Sherman also served as receivers coach under Grobe at Ohio University from 1997-2000. During that four-year period, the Bobcats shed years of losing and emerged as a MidAmerican Conference title contender, going 21-11 in MAC play and 25-19 overall. Ohio’s 8-3 record in 1997 marked the program’s winningest campaign in 29 years. Prior to Ohio, Sherman worked at Virginia Military Institute (VMI) from 1993-96. He served in multiple coaching capacities with the Keydets, including running backs, quarterbacks and receivers. Sherman coached one of the greatest players in VMI history, All-America running back Thomas Haskins, who became the all-time NCAA I-AA rushing leader with 5,349 yards. He additionally coached quarterback Al Lester, who threw for nearly 4,000 career yards. A 1992 graduate of Ferrum (Va.) College, Sherman was named a football team captain and the Panthers’ Most Valuable Player as a senior in 1990. After serving Ferrum as a student assistant in 1991, he moved to Methodist (N.C.) College, where he coached the receivers in 1992. In addition to his wealth of collegiate experience, Sherman also worked with the Denver Broncos as an NFL coaching intern during the summer of 2004. Sherman and his wife, Jennifer, have two children: son James and daughter Nioka.

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DAVE ANDREWS

HEAD STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

One of Pat Narduzzi’s first moves at Pitt was hiring Dave Andrews as head strength and conditioning coach.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOMETOWN: Washington Court House, Ohio ALMA MATER: Ohio State, 2004 FAMILY: Andrews and his wife, Hallie, have three children: daughter Ella and sons Emerson and Eli.

COLLEGE CINCINNATI, 2004, graduate assistant football coach; 2005-11, strength and conditioning coach.

Prior to Notre Dame, he spent two seasons as the associate head strength and conditioning coach at Illinois (2012-13). From 2005-11, Andrews served in various strength and conditioning capacities at the University of Cincinnati, including his final four years when he was the Bearcats’ head Olympic strength and conditioning coach. Andrews was a graduate assistant football coach at Cincinnati in 2004. Andrews is a 2004 graduate of Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in education. In addition to his undergraduate studies in education, Andrews also owns a master’s degree in that subject from the University of Cincinnati. Andrews and his wife, Hallie, have three children: daughter Ella and sons Emerson and Eli.

RECORD BOOK

ILLINOIS, 2012-13, associate head strength and conditioning coach.

2016 SEASON

COACHING EXPERIENCE

In 2014, Andrews was an assistant director of strength and conditioning at Notre Dame, which defeated LSU, 31-28, in the Music City Bowl.

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: December 3, 1981

He is a certified strength and conditioning coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) as a level one sports performance coach.

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Described by Narduzzi as “a highly disciplined coach who instills toughness in our entire program,” Andrews arrived at Pitt with strong credentials in both physical development and as a former player. He was a tight end on Ohio State’s 2002 national championship team and has spent the past decade as a major college strength coach.

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That move has continuously paid dividends as Pitt has displayed a renewed toughness and tenacity. The Panthers achieved 16 victories over the past two regular seasons, their most since 2009-10. Instrumental in that success has been the strength and conditioning regimens orchestrated by Andrews and his staff.

NOTRE DAME, 2014, assistant director of strength and conditioning. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, head strength and conditioning coach.

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CHRIS LaSALA

ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR/FOOTBALL ADMINISTRATION Chris LaSala enters his 21st season as a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s football staff. In 2016, LaSala was promoted to associate athletic director for football administration. LaSala has a well-earned reputation as one of the nation’s finest football operations professionals. His responsibilities have expanded in recent years, both within the football program and overall athletic department. In addition to his invaluable contributions to football, LaSala is an important member of Pitt’s sport administration team and he played a key role in the development of The Strategic Plan for Pitt Athletics unveiled last year.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: January 7, 1966 HOMETOWN: Aliquippa, Pa. ALMA MATER: West Virginia, 1988 FAMILY: LaSala and his wife, Dana, have a son, Anthony.

EXPERIENCE COLLEGE TEMPLE, 1988, graduate assistant. PITTSBURGH, 1989, athletic department intern. TEMPLE, 1990, football administrative assistant; 1991-93, department recruiting coordinator; 1993, assistant athletic director. BOSTON COLLEGE, 1994-96, director of football operations. PITTSBURGH, 1997-2015, director of football operations; 2000-15, assistant athletic director; 2016-present, associate athletic director/football administration.

LaSala is one of the athletic department’s longest tenured staff members, joining the Panthers in 1997 as director of football operations. He was named an assistant athletic director in 2000, serving in that capacity until his recent promotion. LaSala has handled a wide variety of responsibilities with the Pitt football program over the years, including team travel accommodations, youth summer camps, coaching clinics and preseason training camp arrangements as well as daily administration. He also serves as the football program’s liaison to numerous campus offices and within the athletic department. One of LaSala’s most impactful contributions at Pitt is his daily work with student-athletes in preparing them for life after college. His efforts have made the football program one of Pitt’s most active and enthusiastic teams when it comes to community service. In fact, the football team was recently lauded for logging the most community service hours in the Pitt Athletic Department. LaSala has been an instrumental figure in the dramatic upgrades within Pitt’s practice facility during the past year. Those enhancements include a new team meeting room, locker room, players lounge and staff conference room. He has also been a creative influence in the newly installed graphic displays that showcase the Panthers’ rich football history. LaSala has been a primary planner for Pitt’s trips to 15 bowl games, including the Pinstripe Bowl (2016), Military Bowl (2015), Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (2014), Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (2013), BBVA Compass Bowl (2010-12), Meineke Car Care Bowl (2009), Sun Bowl (2008), Fiesta Bowl (2004), Continental Tire Bowl (2003), Insight Bowl (2000 and 2002), Tangerine Bowl (2001) and Liberty Bowl (1997). LaSala was a member of the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame 2014 induction class. He is a past recipient of the prestigious Chancellor’s Award for Staff Excellence in service to the University of Pittsburgh. LaSala has also been recognized as an Outstanding Graduate of Temple University’s sport and recreation management program. LaSala’s career in athletics began at Temple, where he served as a graduate assistant. He then came to the University of Pittsburgh as an athletic department intern in 1989. Prior to his 1997 Pitt appointment, he served three years as the director of football operations at Boston College (1994-96), where he handled all the administrative duties for the football program, including overseeing the travel arrangements and organizing BC’s youth camps. During his tenure, the Eagles captured the 1994 Aloha Bowl and participated in the 1995 Kickoff Classic. Before Boston College, LaSala spent four years at Temple in administration (1990-93) and ultimately was elevated to assistant athletic director. He initially joined Temple as a graduate assistant in 1988 and then returned to the Owls’ football staff in 1990 as the administrative assistant. LaSala graduated from West Virginia in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Temple in 1991. LaSala and his wife, Dana, have a son, Anthony.

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Junko is especially instrumental with Pitt’s annual recruiting efforts and alumni outreach programs. A past honoree on the Rivals Top 25 Recruiters list, he is widely known and respected throughout the tri-state area.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOMETOWN: Washington, Pa. ALMA MATER: Tulsa, 1968

COACHING EXPERIENCE

TEXAS CHRISTIAN, 1976-81, defensive coordinator; 1979-81, assistant head coach.

As a collegian, Junko starred at Tulsa as an inside linebacker and was an Honorable Mention All-American in 1967. He also was named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference team twice and served as Tulsa’s captain. Junko earned a bachelor’s degree in history education in 1968 and his master’s in educational administration in 1970 at Tulsa. He has been inducted into the University of Tulsa Sports Hall of Fame, Trinity High School Athletic Hall of Fame and the WashingtonGreene County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. In 2015, Junko was named an Honorary Letterwinner by the Pitt Varsity Letter Club. Junko’s wife’s name is Judy. Their family includes sons Jay and his wife Kim, Jeff and his wife Meredith, and Mike and his wife Mistydae. Bob and Judy have eight grandchildren: Ryan, Joshua, Caleb, Bryn, Ethan, Lila Rose, Owen and Derek.

HISTORY

PITTSBURGH, 1982-85, defensive coordinator and linebackers.

Prior to returning to Pittsburgh, Junko was the defensive coordinator at Kent State from 1995-96. Junko also served as the associate head coach and defensive coordinator for seven years at Akron (1988-94). He additionally held similar positions at Northwestern, TCU and Tulsa, his alma mater.

RECORD BOOK

COLLEGE TULSA, 1968, graduate assistant; 1969, freshman coach; 1970-74, linebackers; 1975, defensive coordinator.

Junko’s Pitt tenure has been accomplished as well as lengthy. In total, he has been part of 17 bowl teams and worked with 13 first team All-Americans.

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FAMILY: Junko’s wife’s name is Judy. Their family includes sons Jay and his wife Kim, Jeff and his wife Meredith, and Mike and his wife Mistydae. Bob and Judy have eight grandchildren: Ryan, Joshua, Caleb, Bryn, Ethan, Lila Rose, Owen and Derek.

Among the standouts on those defenses were tackle Bill Maas, defensive end Chris Doleman and defensive backs Tim Lewis and Tom Flynn, all of whom went on to careers in the NFL. Doleman was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012.

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: July 4, 1946

In his first stint with the Panthers, the 1982 team received a Cotton Bowl bid and finished ninth in the country. The 1983 Panthers earned a Fiesta Bowl berth and ranked 19th in the final polls.

STAFF

The 2017 season marks the 21st year of Junko’s second tour with the Panthers. He initially coached at Pitt from 1982-85, serving as defensive coordinator under head coach Foge Fazio. He returned in 1997 as defensive tackles coach under Walt Harris and was elevated to assistant head coach in 2000.

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After spending nearly four decades in the coaching ranks, Bob Junko moved to the administrative side of college football in 2007. Serving as Pitt’s director of player development and high school relations since 2013, Junko’s tremendous football acumen and contacts are invaluable assets for the Panthers.

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DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT/HIGH SCHOOL RELATIONS

NORTHWESTERN, 1986-87, defensive coordinator. AKRON, 1988-94, associate head coach and defensive coordinator.

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KENT STATE, 1995-96, defensive coordinator and linebackers.

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PITTSBURGH, 1997-2005, defensive tackles; 2000-06, assistant head coach; 2006, recruiting coordinator; 2007-12, director of football relations and program enhancement; 2013-present, director of player development and high school relations.

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MARK DIETHORN

DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING

Entering his sixth season with the Pitt football program, Mark Diethorn is a vital contributor to the Panthers’ year-round recruiting regimen. Diethorn joined the Panthers in 2012 as a recruiting assistant. He served as assistant director of player personnel in 2014 before being promoted by Pat Narduzzi in 2015 to director of recruiting. This past February, the Panthers signed a recruiting class ranked among the nation’s top 35 by ESPN and 247Sports. A native of Belle Vernon, Pa., and graduate of Belle Vernon Area High School, Diethorn joined the Panthers in 2012 after working in various business sectors, including time spent as a business analyst at PNC Financial Group.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: February 25, 1986 HOMETOWN: Belle Vernon, Pa. ALMA MATER: Virginia Tech, 2007

EXPERIENCE COLLEGE FLORIDA, 2009-10, recruiting assistant. PITTSBURGH, 2012-13, recruiting assistant; 2014, assistant director of player personnel; 2015-present, director of recruiting.

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He was not without impressive football credentials upon arriving at Pitt. Diethorn worked at the University of Florida from 2009-10, serving on the Gators football staff as a recruiting assistant. He contributed to the signing of two top 12 recruiting classes, including the Gators’ 2010 class that was ranked No. 1 nationally by Scout and ESPN. Diethorn is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business information technology and operations management. He earned his master’s in sport management from Florida and his MBA from Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business.

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From 2014-16, he served under FAU head coach Charlie Partridge, who returned to Pitt in February as defensive line coach.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOMETOWN: Valencia, Calif. ALMA MATER: Florida Atlantic, 2012

Wilbert was a natural mentor for the FAU quarterbacks having played the position himself for the Owls from 2008-12. A two-year starter, he ranks among the most productive passers in school history.

FAMILY: Wilbert’s wife’s name is Michala.

An offensive captain as a senior, Wilbert was the inaugural recipient of FAU’s Endurance Award for his achievements in the classroom, on the playing field, in the weight room and as a citizen. He received the Owls’ Student Athlete Award following his junior season.

EXPERIENCE

A native of Valencia, Calif., Wilbert was a starting quarterback at Valencia High School. He threw for nearly 3,000 yards as a senior in leading the Vikings to the state playoffs. Wilbert graduated from FAU with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and health promotion. He also owns a master’s degree in health promotion from FAU. Wilbert’s wife’s name is Michala.

RECORD BOOK

PITTSBURGH, 2017, director of player personnel.

2016 SEASON

COLLEGE FLORIDA ATLANTIC, 2013-14, offensive graduate assistant; 201517, director of player personnel and external relations.

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: June 11, 1990

Wilbert was an offensive graduate assistant for the Owls during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He had a positional focus on the quarterbacks and worked with Jaquez Johnson, the 2013 C-USA Newcomer of the Year.

STAFF

As FAU’s director of player personnel and external relations, Wilbert had oversight of the Owls’ recruiting operations. He was a vital figure in helping FAU sign three of the best classes in school history, including two that were rated No. 1 in Conference USA (2015 and 2017).

PREVIEW

Graham Wilbert joined the Pitt football staff in March as director of player personnel. Wilbert arrives in Pittsburgh from Florida Atlantic University, where he played quarterback and, for the past four seasons, was a member of the Owls’ football staff.

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GRAHAM WILBERT

DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL

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BEN MATHERS

DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Ben Mathers enters his third year as Pitt’s director of football operations. In this capacity, Mathers plays an integral role in ensuring the program’s numerous activities and itineraries run smoothly and efficiently. His chief focuses include player and coach daily regimens, coordination of road game transportation and the team’s expanded training table. Mathers has also been instrumental in the Panthers’ trips to the 2015 Military Bowl and 2016 Pinstripe Bowl. Prior to his arrival in Pittsburgh, Mathers spent seven total seasons with the Michigan State football program.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: September 14, 1988 HOMETOWN: Bloomfield Hills, Mich. ALMA MATER: Michigan State, 2011

EXPERIENCE COLLEGE MICHIGAN STATE, 2012-13, operations graduate assistant; 2014, operations assistant. PITTSBURGH, 2015-present, director of football operations.

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As an operations assistant during the 2014 season, he was instrumental in the Spartans’ recruiting efforts, especially from a social media and special events standpoint. Mathers spent two years as an operations graduate assistant (2012-13) and four years as a student assistant in the video department (2008-11). The Spartans advanced to a bowl game in each of Mathers’ seven seasons with the program, finishing among the nation’s Top 5 his final two years. In 2014, Michigan State went 11-2 and earned a No. 5 national ranking following a 42-41 win over Baylor in the AT&T Cotton Bowl. In 2013, the Spartans finished No. 3 in the country following a Big Ten title and 24-20 victory over Stanford in the Rose Bowl. A 2011 communications graduate from Michigan State, he is completing his master’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in sports administration from MSU.

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ROB BLANC

HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER

Widely respected by his peers, Blanc is a past recipient of the NCAA Division I Head Athletic Trainer of the Year Award presented by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). He has also been honored with the Distinguished Merit Award from the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society in recognition of his dedicated service, past achievements and outstanding professional contributions that have furthered the advancement of the athletic training profession in the Commonwealth.

HOMETOWN: Bethel Park, Pa. ALMA MATER: Slippery Rock, 1982 FAMILY: Blanc’s wife’s name is Peggy. He has three children: son Jason and daughters Jordan and Shannon.

Blanc is an adjunct clinical instructor for Pitt’s NATA-approved undergraduate athletic training curriculum. He has co-authored two textbooks, Emergency Care in Athletic Training and Athletic Training Case Scenarios: Domain-Based Situations and Solutions, with three graduates of the University of Pittsburgh athletic training program. Blanc will have a third book published in 2017, True Stories From The Athletic Training Room. Blanc graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1982 and earned his master’s in athletic training in 1984 from Ohio University. He was also a certified paramedic and was involved in an emergency medical service for 17 years in nearby Bethel Park, Pa.

Blanc began his career as the head athletic trainer at New Lexington (Ohio) High School in 1983. A year later, he began working for the Pittsburgh Steelers on a part-time basis, serving at training camp and at all home games.

RECORD BOOK

Blanc’s wife’s name is Peggy. He has three children: son Jason and daughters Jordan and Shannon.

2016 SEASON

A native of Pittsburgh, Blanc served as head athletic trainer at neighboring Duquesne University for two years before joining the Panthers’ staff.

PLAYER PROFILES

BORN: February 28, 1960

STAFF

PERSONAL INFORMATION

In addition to his responsibilities with the Panthers’ football program, Blanc has a lead role with the Pitt Performance Team, a unique blending of the university’s numerous resources that focuses on the development and welfare of the total student-athlete. He also helps coordinate sports coverage, budget, inventory, drug testing and counseling.

PREVIEW

Rob Blanc enters his 30th year as head football athletic trainer and clinical instructor at Pitt. With his exceptional sports medicine knowledge and experience, Blanc is a tremendous resource for the entire Pitt Athletic Department.

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JAMES PATTON

OFFENSIVE QUALITY CONTROL

James Patton begins his first year as an offensive quality control assistant at Pitt. Patton joins the Panthers after being part of powerful offenses at Indiana (201316) and Oklahoma (2006-12) over the past decade. Patton was the Hoosiers’ tight ends and fullbacks coach his final three years in Bloomington. He initially served as special teams coordinator and assistant defensive line coach. Patton also had recruiting coordinator responsibilities at IU. In 2015, Indiana became just the fourth team in FBS history to feature a 3,500-yard passer, two 1,000-yard rushers and one 1,000yard receiver in a season. Oklahoma also accomplished this feat in 2008, when Patton was the Sooners’ offensive line coach. During his seven-season tenure at Oklahoma, Patton was part of five Big 12 championship teams. The Sooners compiled a 74-21 record (.779) from 2006-12, earning three Fiesta Bowl berths, a Cotton Bowl invitation and playing in the 2009 BCS title game. Patton’s additional coaching stops include Northwestern (19992005), Miami University (1998, 1993-94) and Rhode Island (199597). His URI tenure marked his first coaching collaboration with Narduzzi, who was then the Rams’ linebackers coach. Patton was a four-year letterman at tight end for the Miami RedHawks from 1989-92, earning first team All-Mid-American Conference as a senior. Patton’s playing career overlapped with Narduzzi’s first coaching appointment as a Miami graduate assistant and later receivers coach. Patton and his wife, Nichole, have four children: son Brayden and daughters Katie, Madie and Abbie. Brayden is a redshirt freshman offensive lineman at Northern Illinois.

TIM COOPER

DEFENSIVE QUALITY CONTROL

Tim Cooper begins his first year as a Pitt defensive quality control assistant. Cooper spent the past seven years as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Butler University. His defenses annually ranked among the stingiest at the FCS level and keyed a highly successful period for the Bulldogs’ program. Butler won two Pioneer Football League (PFL) titles during Cooper’s tenure. The 2013 team ranks as one of the finest in school history. Behind an opportunistic defensive unit that ranked among the nation’s top 10 in forced turnovers and fumble recoveries, the Bulldogs earned their first-ever berth in the NCAA Division I Playoffs. In 2009, Cooper was a defensive quality control assistant at Indiana. His IU appointment came after he had coached the secondary at Miami University from 2004-08, helping the RedHawks claim three MAC East Division championships. Cooper began his Miami tenure in 2003 as a graduate assistant

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working under Pat Narduzzi, who was defensive coordinator. That 2003 squad went 13-1, won the MAC championship and defeated nationally ranked Louisville in the GMAC Bowl to finish No. 10 in the Associated Press poll. The RedHawks that season topped the MAC in rushing defense (19th nationally), scoring defense (22nd nationally) and pass efficiency defense (34th nationally). Cooper was the defensive coordinator at Carroll (Wis.) University in 2001 and 2002. He had positional oversight of the Pioneers’ secondary and linebackers. Cooper was a defensive graduate assistant at Connecticut in 2000, the Huskies’ first year competing at the FBS (formerly I-A) level. He additionally was a defensive coaching assistant at Rhode Island in 1999 (when Narduzzi was the Rams’ defensive coordinator) and served as an offensive graduate assistant working with the running backs at his alma mater, DePauw University, in 1997 and 1998. A standout linebacker and team captain for DePauw, Cooper helped the Tigers to the 1996 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference (ICAC) championship. Cooper and his wife, Jamie, have one son, Joshua.

BEN COTTON

OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Ben Cotton enters his first year as an offensive graduate assistant at Pitt. Cotton spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant at UNLV, working with the Rebels’ offense. Cotton was a standout tight end as a collegian at Nebraska. He was a fouryear letterman and three-year starter for the Cornhuskers from 2009-12. Cotton twice earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten as a player and also was a four-time conference all-academic honoree. A native of Ames, Iowa, Cotton starred at Ames High School and was the team’s only two-way starter as a tight end and defensive end. Cotton earned his bachelor’s degree from Nebraska in business administration.

ROB GREENE

OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Rob Greene enters his second season as a Pitt graduate assistant. After working on the defensive side of the ball in 2016, Greene will have a focus on the offense and quarterbacks this season. A native of Spartanburg, S.C., Greene joined the Panthers after serving as a graduate assistant wide receivers coach in 2015 at North Greenville University, an NCAA Division II program. Greene was a college wide receiver himself. From 2010-13, he played for Wofford College, which made three NCAA Division I playoff appearances and won two Southern Conference titles during his career.

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PHIL DeCAPITO

DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Phil DeCapito enters his third year as a defensive graduate assistant at Pitt.

JOSHUA LOTT

DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT

A native of Warren, Ohio, Lott was an all-state player at Howland High School and was selected the 2007 Ohio Division II CoDefensive Player of the Year by Associated Press. Lott earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Duquesne.

ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH Austin Addington-Strapp, a former collegiate football and baseball player, is in his third season on the Pitt strength and conditioning staff. From 2012-14, Addington-Strapp was on the football strength staff at Illinois. He joined the Illini from Ohio Dominican University, his alma mater, where he built a strength and conditioning program for the athletic department from scratch. Addington-Strapp was a two-sport athlete at Ohio Dominican. A tough and tenacious linebacker, he posted a career-high 77 tackles as a senior in 2008 to help ODU to a 7-3 record. Additionally, he was a pitcher for Ohio Dominican’s baseball team. He also was a graduate assistant on Bowling Green’s strength staff during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

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A native of Gahanna, Ohio, Addington-Strapp is a product of St. Francis DeSales High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management from Ohio Dominican in 2009 and completed his master’s degree in kinesiology and sport management at Bowling Green in 2011.

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Lott’s first coaching assignment was at Thiel College, an NCAA Division III program in Greenville, Pa. During the 2013 and 2014 seasons, he served as Thiel’s defensive line coach, video coordinator and assistant strength coach.

AUSTIN ADDINGTONSTRAPP

HISTORY

Lott actually owns college football ties to the city of Pittsburgh. He was a fouryear letterman at Duquesne University from 2008-12. A defensive end, Lott helped the Dukes capture the Northeast Conference championship in 2011.

Walker and the former Susie Jean were married in July.

RECORD BOOK

Joshua Lott enters his first year as a defensive graduate assistant at Pitt. Lott joins the Panthers after serving as a defensive quality control assistant at Delaware the past two seasons. He additionally coached the Blue Hens’ defensive line in 2016.

A native of Lansing, Mich., and graduate of Grand Ledge High School, Walker played defensive back at Bowling Green. He graduated from BGSU in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology while specializing in exercise science. In 2012 he earned his master’s degree from Michigan State in kinesiologyexercise physiology.

2016 SEASON

DeCapito got his start in coaching working with the offensive and defensive lines at Emory & Henry (2010-11) before joining Youngstown State.

Walker additionally served as a graduate assistant strength coach at Michigan State, working with the Spartans’ Big Ten title team in 2010 and Legends Division champion squad in 2011.

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A native of Warren, Ohio, DeCapito was a standout football player and wrestler at Warren John F. Kennedy Catholic School, earning first-team All-Trumbull County honors as a senior lineman. DeCapito went on to play four seasons at Emory & Henry (Va.) College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in education and physical education.

Prior to Pitt, Walker was on the strength staff at Illinois (2012-14), working with the Fighting Illini football team. He was promoted to an associate coach role for his final season in Champaign.

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DeCapito worked at Youngstown State as a defensive line assistant from 2012-14. Moreover, DeCapito’s father, Philip, played on a pair of NCAA playoff teams at YSU under the late Bill Narduzzi (father of Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi) in 1978 and 1979.

Freddie Walker is in his third season on the Pitt strength and conditioning staff. Walker, who was elevated to associate strength and conditioning coach in 2016, plays a lead role in the physical development of the Panthers.

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A magna cum laude graduate of Wofford, Greene earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He was a perennial Dean’s List student and was named to the Southern Conference Academic Roll three times.

FREDDIE WALKER

ASSOCIATE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

MEDIA

Greene played as a graduate transfer at North Greenville in 2014, helping the Crusaders defeat Shorter University, 42-16, in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Victory Bowl.

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JUSTIN HASER

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING GRADUATE ASSISTANT A former lineman at Ohio University, Justin Haser enters his second year as a Pitt graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach. Prior to joining the Panthers, Haser assisted the strength staff at his alma mater, working with Ohio’s football and wrestling programs. Haser was an offensive lineman for the Bobcats from 2011-13 before his career ended prematurely due to injury. Spending his final season working with the strength and conditioning staff, he earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Ohio in 2015.

Prior to Oregon, Winters was a defensive quality control assistant at Wofford College during the 2015 season. He additionally had a stint as the Terriers’ safeties coach. Before his collegiate appointments, Winters was an assistant high school football coach in his native Ohio at Dublin Coffman (2014) and Marion Harding (2013). A 2007 graduate of Marion Harding, he was a three-sport standout for the Presidents, earning a combined nine varsity letters in football, baseball and wrestling. Winters matriculated to Ashland University, where he played wide receiver and defensive back. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Ashland in 2011.

KARLO ZOVKO

RECRUITING ASSISTANT

Haser is a Pittsburgh native and graduate of North Allegheny High School. An outstanding two-way lineman for the Tigers, he was named the Class AAAA Co-Player of the Year and first team all-state by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers his senior year.

Pittsburgh native Karlo Zovko enters his first year as a recruiting graduate assistant with the Pitt football program.

ZACH LANTZ

Zovko is a 2012 graduate of Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in sports marketing from Duquesne

DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE MEDIA

Zach Lantz joined the Pitt football staff in April as director of creative media. In this capacity, Lantz is significantly involved in the Panthers’ social media, graphics and recruiting campaign initiatives. A 2014 graduate of James Madison University, Lantz served in similar capacities for the JMU athletic department. Over the 2015-16 seasons, he was video coordinator and graphic designer for the football program. From 2014-15, he was a football recruiting assistant, specializing in graphics creation and communications. As a JMU undergraduate Lantz worked as a student equipment manager. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sport and recreation management and recently completed his master’s degree in sports leadership at JMU.

Da’VELL WINTERS

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL

Da’Vell Winters joined the Pitt football staff this spring as assistant director of player personnel. Winters arrived in Pittsburgh after spending 2016 in a personnel assistant role at Oregon. While with the Pac-12 school, Winters was involved in all aspects of the Ducks’ recruiting operations. His responsibilities included official and unofficial visits, prospect evaluations and recruit communications.

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University in 2016.

As an undergraduate at Duquesne, Zovko worked with the Dukes’ football program. He served as a video coordinator for four seasons and also contributed as an operations and coaching assistant. His senior year, Duquesne won the 2015 Northeast Conference (NEC) title and made its first trip to the NCAA Division I playoffs. During the 2016-17 academic year, Zovko was a football recruiting graduate assistant at the University of Toledo. The Rockets went 9-4 in 2016, earning a berth in the Camellia Bowl. Toledo’s 2017 recruiting class was rated the best in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout. Zovko has additionally worked as a recruiting reporter for such outlets as 247Sports and Preps.com, and served as a color analyst for high school football broadcasts on the Champs Sports Network.

DALE THORNTON

ATHLETIC TRAINER

Dale Thornton returned to the Pitt football program in 2016 as an athletic trainer. Owning two degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, Thornton got his start in the athletic training profession as a Pitt undergraduate working with the Panthers’ football, baseball and swimming and diving teams. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Thornton served as the head football athletic trainer at Slippery Rock University. He additionally oversaw coverage for the women’s lacrosse team while assisting with the field hockey and track and field programs.

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He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

Zirpoli is very familiar with the Panthers’ sports medicine program. As an undergraduate, she worked with the Pitt football, wrestling and women’s soccer teams before earning her bachelor’s degree in athletic training.

Zirpoli’s additional experience includes time as a student athletic trainer at neighboring Chatham University and an athletic training internship with the Arena Football League’s Pittsburgh Power.

KATHERINE HOPKINS

Wishman arrived in Pittsburgh following her 2016 graduation from Louisiana State, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training. She was a student athletic trainer for LSU, working with the Tigers’ football, swimming and diving and women’s basketball programs. In addition to her LSU experience, Wishman was an athletic training intern with the Buffalo Bills for 2015 training camp and preseason games. She also worked the Alabama-Mississippi High School Football All-Star Game. Wishman was a recipient of the Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society Undergraduate Scholarship. Boasting a 3.98 undergraduate grade point average, she was named the 2015 Doctor Martin J. Broussard Athletic Training Student of the Year for exemplary performance in the classroom and training room. Wishman is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

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Katherine Hopkins enters her first year at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined the Panthers this May as a sports dietitian working with the Panthers’ football program.

Olivia Wishman enters her second season as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Pitt football.

HISTORY

SPORTS DIETITIAN

OLIVIA WISHMAN

GRADUATE ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

RECORD BOOK

She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

Dailey is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

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In 2014 and 2015, Zirpoli was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Florida State, where she worked with the football and sand volleyball programs. She earned her master’s degree in sport management from FSU.

As a Slippery Rock undergraduate, she worked with the football and women’s basketball teams. Dailey gained additional athletic training experience working at Thiel College, Wilmington Area and Grove City high schools as well as Butler Memorial Hospital.

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A 2014 honors graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Kate Zirpoli enters her second year as an athletic trainer with the Pitt football team.

A 2016 honors graduate of Slippery Rock University, Dailey is a past recipient of the prestigious Cecilia Yost Scholarship Award from the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society.

STAFF

KATE ZIRPOLI

ATHLETIC TRAINER

Mackenzie Dailey enters her first season as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Pitt football. Dailey previously worked with the Panthers’ football program during the summers of 2015 and 2016.

PREVIEW

Thornton also has athletic training experience in the professional ranks. He was an intern with the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2009 Major League Baseball season. Thornton additionally served a year-long internship in the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012-13.

MACKENZIE DAILEY

GRADUATE ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

MEDIA

Thornton is a 2010 graduate of Pitt with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. He was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Pitt football for two seasons (2010-11) before earning his master’s degree in sports medicine and nutrition in 2012.

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During the 2016-17 academic year, Hopkins served as assistant director of sports nutrition at LSU. Prior to LSU, she was a sports nutrition intern at the University of Tennessee. Hopkins’ additional experience includes child and community nutrition education. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Hopkins is a graduate of Northeastern University, where she was a field hockey student-athlete. She earned her Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) certificate from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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STEPHEN STEIN

ASSISTANT VIDEO COORDINATOR

DANNY KOZUSKO

ASSISTANT EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Stephen Stein enters his second season as assistant video coordinator for Pitt football. Stein brings to Pitt an experienced background in both video and team operations.

Danny Kozusko is in his 14th season with the Pitt football program. His duties include assisting in the daily equipment operations for the football team and coaching staff.

A 2012 graduate of Bowling Green in sport management, Stein served his alma mater as a football operations intern and later was a graduate assistant video coordinator. During his tenure, the Falcons captured the 2013 Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship, finishing with a 10-4 record.

Kozusko initially joined the Panthers as a student manager from 2004-07. He was the recipient of the athletic department’s prestigious George I. Carson Graduate

After earning his master’s degree in sport administration from Bowling Green in 2014, Stein went on to serve two years as video coordinator for all sports at Towson University (2014-16). Stein’s additional professional experience includes a football operations internship at Tiffin University in 2012. Stein is a member of the Collegiate Sports Video Association (CSVA).

TIM ENRIGHT

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Tim Enright is in his 21st year as the head equipment manager for the Pitt football team. Enright supervises the equipment operation for more than 100 team members, including organizing travel and transportation of equipment for away games and managing the day-today equipment needs for the players and coaching staff. Enright has a long association with Pitt football and the University of Pittsburgh. As an undergraduate at Pitt, he was a student football manager (1987-91) and served as the team’s head manager his senior year. A 1991 graduate of Pitt, he returned to his alma mater in 1993 as an assistant equipment manager in charge of the men’s basketball team. Enright was promoted to his current post with the football team in 1997. He has handled the equipment travel for 17 bowl games in total at Pitt. Enright and his wife, Tara, have a daughter, Stella.

Fellowship Award.

Kozusko’s professional background includes experience with other sports teams in the city. From 2000-03 he worked with the Pittsburgh Steelers, assisting the team at all home games and during training camp in his hometown of Latrobe. He also interned with the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2006 season, working in ticketing, marketing and customer relations. Kozusko is a 2007 graduate of Pitt with a bachelor’s degree in communication and rhetoric. He and his wife, Lauren, who earned her pharmacy doctorate from Pitt, have two children, son Paxton and daughter Riley.

MIKE CAPRARA

ACADEMIC GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Mike Caprara, a Pitt linebacker from 2012-16, continues his association with the program as a graduate assistant working with Academic Support Services for Student-Athletes. Caprara graduated from Pitt in 2015 with a degree in communication and is currently enrolled in the Katz Graduate School of Business. On the field, he was a four-year letterman who distinguished himself with a tenacious, yet cerebral, style of play. As a starting outside linebacker his final two seasons, Caprara collected nearly 90 tackles with 15.5 TFLs and 7.5 sacks. In the Panthers’ 42-39 win over rival Penn State last fall, he had two fumble recoveries that proved critical to the victory. Off the field, Caprara was recognized for his passionate commitment to community service, which included numerous mission trips to Haiti, by being named to the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. He was honored as a Senior of Distinction at the 2017 Pitt Athletics Senior Awards Dinner. Caprara additionally received the Service Award from Bishop David Zubik at the Catholic Charities 35th Annual Bishop’s Dinner. A native of Turtle Creek, Caprara is a graduate of Woodland Hills High School. Starring under famed Wolverines head football coach George Novak, Caprara finished his prep career as the school’s alltime tackling leader with more than 350 stops.

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VICKI KLINE

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO COACH NARDUZZI

MEDIA

SCOTT COVERT

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT

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Scott Covert is in his third season as a volunteer assistant with the Pitt football program.

LYNNIE KOONTZ

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR RECRUITING

PLAYER PROFILES

Covert owns strong family ties to Pitt and Pittsburgh. His father, Jimbo, was a two-time All-America offensive tackle for the Panthers (1981-82) before playing eight NFL seasons with Chicago, including the Bears’ famed 1985 Super Bowl championship year. Jimbo’s No. 75 jersey was retired by Pitt in 2015.

AARON WATSON Aaron Watson enters his first season as a volunteer assistant for Pitt football.

VOLUNTEER EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT

RECORD BOOK

Watson spent the 2016 season as wide receivers coach at Colorado School of Mines, where his pass catchers helped fuel the No. 2 air attack at the NCAA Division II level (359.9 passing yards per game). Under Watson’s watch, Brody Oliver earned All-America status after catching 85 passes for 1,627 yards (19.1 avg.) and a national-best 26 touchdowns.

WALTER “MOUSE” McCULLOUGH

2016 SEASON

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT

STAFF

An Illinois native, Covert starred at Lake Forest High School and was a decorated lineman, earning all-conference, all-county, allarea and special mention all-state.

PREVIEW

A former collegiate player himself, Covert spent two seasons at the University of Iowa before transferring to California University of Pennsylvania, where he was a letterman at fullback and on the defensive line. He graduated from Cal with a degree in liberal studies.

HISTORY

In total, three of Watson’s receivers were named All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Mines went 10-3 in 2016, advancing to the NCAA Division II playoffs and finishing with a No. 15 national ranking.

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Watson previously spent two seasons as a quality control assistant at Louisville (2012-13). During his tenure, the Cardinals won the 2012 Big East title and defeated Florida, 33-23, in the Sugar Bowl to finish 11-2. In 2013, Louisville went 12-1, including a 36-9 victory over Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl. He additionally has prep coaching experience, working with the quarterbacks at Gross Catholic (Neb.) High School during the 2010 season.

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Watson played wide receiver at Southern Illinois University. He is a 2011 graduate of Bellevue University with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Watson is the son of Pitt offensive coordinator Shawn Watson.

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2017 COACHING STAFF

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DESLIN ALEXANDRE

POMPANO BEACH, FL/ DEERFIELD BEACH

DL | 6-4 | 255 | FR

Enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in January 2017 following his early graduation from Deerfield Beach and participated in spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Despite not playing football until his junior year at Florida Class 8A program Deerfield Beach, Alexandre attracted considerable recruiting interest as a long and athletic defensive line prospect…rated one of the top 25 defensive end prospects in Florida by Scout…helped Deerfield Beach to a 20-5 record (.800) over his two seasons as a defensive line starter…as a senior, helped the Bucks to a 10-3 record and the semifinals of the Class 8A state playoffs…All-Broward County 8A-6A Honorable Mention…played under Coach Jevon Glenn… before transitioning to football, was a standout basketball player. PERSONAL: Deslin Alexandre, born 6/11/98, is the son of Marise Saint-Louis and Destine Alexandre…has three sisters and one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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RAFAEL ARAUJO-LOPES

KISSIMMEE, FL/WINTER PARK (REEDLEY)

WR | 5-9 | 190 | JR*

2016: Played in all 13 games to earn his first letter…served as a reserve receiver and on special teams…compiled three receptions for 36 yards (12.0 avg.), six rushes for 32 yards on jet sweeps (5.3 avg.) and three kickoff returns for 98 yards (32.7 avg.) on the year…also had eight tackles on special teams coverage units. 2015: Did not play in any games and redshirted. AT REEDLEY (2014): In his lone season at Reedley (Calif.) College, Araujo-Lopes was a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) All-American after compiling 74 receptions for 1,229 yards (16.6 avg.) and 17 touchdowns in 10 games…played under Coach Randy Whited. HIGH SCHOOL: Playing at Winter Park, a Florida 8A school, Araujo-Lopes rushed for 1,015 yards and 16 touchdowns on 144 carries (7.0 avg.) as a senior…added 26 receptions for 511 yards (19.6) and five TDs…played under Coach Tim Shifflet…rated the No. 28 prospect in the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida “Super 60”… first team all-district…selected to play in the Central Florida All-Star Game and was named the offensive MVP for the West after catching five passes for 93 yards (18.6 avg.), including a

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57-yard TD. PERSONAL: Rafael Luiz Araujo-Lopes (pronounced ah-roo-joe), born 4/7/96, is the son of Renata Araujo and Yisiah Lopes…has three brothers and one sister...public service major.

ARAUJO-LOPES CAREER STATISTICS RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

2016

13/0

3

36

12.0

22

0

0

RUSHING

G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS. 0

2016

13/0

6

32

5.3

12

0

KICK RETURNS

KICK RET.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

3

98

32.7

69

0

0

2016

GEORGE ASTON

PTS.

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STEPHENS CITY, VA/ SHERANDO

FB | 6-0 | 245 | JR*

2016: Played in 12 games, starting eight…finished third on the team in scoring (tied) with 60 points on 10 touchdowns (five rushing and five receiving)…his 10 TDs tied for the second most on the team…rushed for 75 yards on 22 carries (3.4 avg.)…had 22 receptions for 169 yards (7.7 avg.)…had a career-high two rushing touchdowns (1 yard and 3 yards) in the 42-39 victory over Penn State…had a career-best two receiving TDs (15 yards and 1 yard) in the 43-42 win at Clemson…also an important contributor on special teams… totaled 10 tackles on coverage units for the season…blocked a punt at Oklahoma State. 2015: Played in all 13 games, starting four at fullback to letter in his first active season…had eight receptions for 40 yards (5.0 avg.) and two touchdowns on the year…had a pair of four-yard touchdown catches in Pitt’s 45-34 win over Louisville. 2014: Did not play in any games and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A highly decorated linebacker at Sherando under Coach Bill Hall...selected the 4A Defensive Player of the Year by the Virginia High School Coaches Association (VHSCA)...Northwestern District Defensive Player of the Year...Northern Virginia Daily Defensive Player of the Year...Conference 21 Defensive Most Valuable Player...as a senior, compiled 191 tackles, 13 TFLs, two sacks and three interceptions...also played running back and rushed for 898 yards and a team-leading 24 touchdowns...led Sherando to a 13-2 record and the Group 4A state championship game. PERSONAL: George Moore Aston, born 2/1/96, is the son of Richard and Susan Aston...has one sister...administration of justice major.

PLAYER PROFILES RUSHING

G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

13/4

0

0





0

0

2016

12/8

22

75

3.4

14

5

30

TOTAL

25/12

22

75

3.4

14

5

30

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

8

40

5.0

14

2

12

2016

12/8

22

169

7.7

23

5

30

TOTAL

25/12

30

209

6.9

23

7

42

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

0

ASTON GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

ATT.

VILLANOVA

DNP

PENN STATE

4

14

2

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

1

(-1)

0

1

12

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

3

18

1

2

2

0

MARSHALL

2

9

1

1

11

0

GEORGIA TECH

4

19

0

3

19

0

@VIRGINIA

1

6

0

2

10

1

1

4

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

5

56

1

@CLEMSON

0

0

0

4

29

2

DUKE

0

0

0

2

23

0

3

4

1

0

0

0

1

2

0

2

7

1

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SYLVANIA, OH/ SYLVANIA NORTHVIEW

WR | 5-11 | 195 | SR

2016: Played in 11 games, starting eight at defensive end…compiled 22 tackles, 5.0 TFLs, 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble…had a career-high two sacks for losses totaling 19 yards at Virginia…added a season-high four total stops vs. the Cavaliers…had a nine-yard sack against Penn State, forcing a fumble on the play. 2015: Played in 12 games, starting 10 at defensive end...totaled 25 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, 1.5 sacks, two PBUs and a forced fumble...had a careerhigh five stops against Notre Dame...had four stops with 1.5 sacks at Akron. 2014: Enrolled at Pitt in January 2014 and participated in spring drills...went on to play in 12 games, starting two, as a true freshman...starting assignments came in consecutive contests against Iowa and Akron...led the Panthers with five sacks and added 14 tackles, 5.5 TFLs and two PBUs on the year...had a season-high four tackles vs. Akron...recorded sacks in the Boston College, Akron, Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Houston (Armed Forces Bowl) games. HIGH SCHOOL: Blair’s path to Pitt was nothing short of remarkable...was a two-way standout at receiver and defensive end for Upper St. Clair’s 2011 WPIAL Class AAAA runner-up team, earning status as one of the area’s top prospects...suffered a stroke in April 2012 and, after nearly dying from complications, underwent a rigorous eightmonth rehabilitation process during which he lost nearly 50 pounds...sat out his senior season (fall of 2012) but was granted an extra semester of eligibility from the WPIAL... after receiving medical clearance, Blair made a heroic return to the football field in 2013 and helped Upper St. Clair to an 11-1 record, the Southeastern Conference title and semifinals of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs...named an All-Southeastern Conference defensive lineman...collected 48 tackles, nine tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks...played under Coach Jim Render. PERSONAL: Rori Armon Blair, born 2/17/95, is the son of Del Blair and Ty Kenney, and stepson of Monika Marczak...has one sister...communication major.

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2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined team as a walk-on for spring drills and did not play in any games…transferred to Pitt from Wheaton (Ill.) College, an NCAA Division III institution… did not play football in the fall of ’14. AT WHEATON COLLEGE (2013): Hindered by an early season shoulder injury that ultimately required surgery, Bernsdorff was limited to spot duty in six games and had three catches for 31 yards (10.3 avg.). HIGH SCHOOL: Compiled 115 catches for 1,280 yards (11.1 avg.) and 12 touchdowns over his final two seasons at Sylvania Northview…two-time All-Northern Lakes League (NLL) and Ohio Northwest All-District…led the NLL in receptions as a senior (61) and junior (54)…played under Coach Marek

DL | 6-4 | 240 | SR

HISTORY

MARK BERNSDORFF

PITTSBURGH, PA/ UPPER ST. CLAIR

RECORD BOOK

SYRACUSE VS. NORTHWESTERN

92

2016 SEASON

VIRGINIA TECH @MIAMI

RORI BLAIR

PLAYER PROFILES

REC.

13/4

STAFF

G/GS

PREVIEW

RECEIVING 2015

MEDIA

ASTON CAREER STATISTICS

Moldawsky…earned three letters in football and one in basketball. PERSONAL: Mark Thomas Bernsdorff, born 11/1/94, is the son of Kurt and Laura Bernsdorff…has two brothers and two sisters…grandfather played basketball at Connecticut in the 1950s…health and physical activity major.

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BLAIR CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE

G/GS UT AT TOT

2014

12/2

11

3

14

5.5-24

TFL

SACKS FR FF INT PBU 5.0

0

0

0

2

2015

12/10 13

12

25

3.5-23

1.5

0

1

0

2

2016

11/8

12

10

22

5.0-36

3.5

0

1

0

0

TOTAL

35/20 36

25

61

14.0-83

10.0

0

2

0

4

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ROB BOATRIGHT

defensive tackle and was selected first team All-Southeastern Conference at that position...had 34 tackles, seven tackles for loss and two blocked field goals as a senior...three-year starter on the offensive line...was a two-way starter as a junior and senior...led team to two WPIAL Class AAAA playoff berths during his career...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...rated the No. 2 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports, No. 3 by Scout and No. 4 by Rivals...named to the “Rivals250” and 247Sports “Top247”... rated a consensus national top 25 offensive line prospect by the major scouting services...played under Coach Mike Melnyk...a track and field standout in the discus and shot put. PERSONAL: Alexander Scott Bookser, born 3/2/96, is the son of Rick and Amy Bookser...has one brother... communication major.

CLAIRTON, PA/ CLAIRTON

DB | 5-10 | 190 | SR*

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined Pitt as a fall walk-on following his transfer from Bluefield (Va.) College, an NAIA program…did not play in any games. AT BLUEFIELD (2013-14): Spent two seasons as a linebacker at Bluefield…in 12 career games, compiled 76 tackles, eight TFLs, 2.5 sacks and two PBUs. HIGH SCHOOL: Selected All-State Class A by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers as a senior defensive end at Clairton…during his varsity career, the Bears went 48-0 and won three consecutive PIAA and WPIAL Class A championships… played under Coach Tom Nola…also played baseball and basketball at Clairton…served as senior vice president. PERSONAL: Robert Akim Boatright, born 7/17/95, is the son of AnnMarie Ford and Michael Boatright…has three brothers and one sister…media and professional communications major.

ALEX BOOKSER

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PITTSBURGH, PA/ MT. LEBANON

OL | 6-6 | 315 | JR*

2016: Started all 13 games at right guard…Honorable Mention All-ACC selection by the coaches…also named to the ACC AllAcademic Football Team. 2015: Played in all 13 games, starting two contests at right tackle in his first active season…starting assignments came in the season’s opening two contests (Youngstown State and at Akron). 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of Pennsylvania’s most decorated offensive line prospects...selected All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pennsylvania Football News first team All-Class AAAA...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”...also played

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NATHAN BOSSORY

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CHELSEA, MI/ CHELSEA

TE | 6-3 | 240 | SR

2016: A reserve tight end in his first active season at Pitt… appeared in three games on the kickoff return unit (Villanova, Marshall and Georgia Tech). 2015: Joined Pitt in January as a mid-year transfer from Air Force and sat out the season under NCAA guidelines…did not play football in the fall of ’14. AT AIR FORCE (2013): Played on the Falcons’ junior varsity squad… initially a tight end, he moved to quarterback in midseason. HIGH SCHOOL: Was an All-Southeastern Conference tight end as a senior at Chelsea under Coach Brad Bush…averaged 13.9 yards per catch (12 receptions for 167 yards) and scored three touchdowns…as a junior and sophomore, was a starting quarterback at Manchester and threw for 4,577 yards and 50 touchdowns under Coach Wes Gall…Michigan Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Honorable Mention as a quarterback. PERSONAL: Nathan Michael Bossory, born 2/28/95, is the son of Michael and Therese Bossory…has one sister…father played football at Michigan State and was a graduate assistant coach at Notre Dame and Michigan...finance major.

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LS | 6-0 | 230 | FR*

WILKINSBURG, PA/ SHADY SIDE ACADEMY

DB | 5-10 | 195 | JR*

1

7

1.0-15

1.0

0

1

0

0

2016

13/0

8

10

18

2.5-15

1.0

0

1

0

1

TOTAL

26/0 14 11

25

3.5-30

2.0

0

2

0

1

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SALEEM BRIGHTWELL PATERSON, NJ/ PARAMUS CATHOLIC

LB | 6-0 | 220 | SO*

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2016: Played in 12 games, starting two at Money linebacker (North Carolina and Duke)…compiled 26 tackles, 3.0 TFLs, two sacks, one fumble recovery, one PBU and an interception on the year…had a season-high five tackles in each of his starting assignments against North Carolina and Duke… against the Tar Heels, added an 11-yard sack, a fumble recovery and a PBU…had his first collegiate interception in Pitt’s 43-42 upset at Clemson…picked off Deshaun Watson at the goal line, returning it 70 yards to set up a Pitt TD in the fourth quarter. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly decorated and productive linebacker who compiled nearly 200 tackles his final two seasons at perennial New Jersey power Paramus Catholic...first team All-New Jersey…first team All-New Jersey Non-Public…first team All-Bergen County…compiled 84 tackles, 12 TFLs and eight sacks as a senior…helped Paramus Catholic to a 9-2 record and its third consecutive Non-Public, Group 4 championship game…the Paladins finished fourth in the final NJ.com Top 20 (all classifications)…his junior year, had 100 tackles, six TFLs and 5.5 sacks in helping his team to the Non-Public, Group 4 title…started at strong safety as a sophomore…led team to a three-year mark of 29-6 (.829)…rated one of New Jersey’s top 25 overall prospects by ESPN (No. 11), Rivals (No. 18), Scout (No. 20) and 247Sports (No. 23)…played under Coach Chris Partridge. PERSONAL: Saleem Azelle Brightwell, born 11/26/96, is the son of Attahllah and the late William Brightwell…has one brother and one sister…father played football at James Madison University…media and professional communications major.

RECORD BOOK

2016: Played in all 13 games to letter for the second consecutive season…served as a top reserve at strong safety and contributed on special teams…totaled 18 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, one sack, one forced fumble and a PBU…had a career-high six tackles, including a seven-yard TFL, against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl…had an eight-yard sack in the season opener vs. Villanova…against Penn State, forced a Saquon Barkley fumble that was recovered by Pitt teammate Mike Caprara. 2015: Played in all 13 games to letter in his first active season...served as Pitt’s nickelback and on special teams...totaled seven tackles, one sack and one forced fumble... had two tackles with a 15-yard sack at Akron...also had two stops against Notre Dame. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile performer at Shady Side Academy, contributing at running back, inside linebacker and kick returner his senior year...selected first team All-Allegheny Conference at all three positions...Pennsylvania Football News third team All-Class AA...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette North “Fabulous 22”...a four-year starter on defense, playing linebacker as well as defensive back...a three-year starter at running back...rushed for more than 1,900 career yards, averaging seven yards a carry...led Shady Side Academy to the WPIAL Class AA playoffs in each of his four seasons...rated the No. 22 prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports...played under Coach

SACKS FR FF INT PBU

6

2016 SEASON

20

TFL

13/0

PLAYER PROFILES

DENNIS BRIGGS

DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT 2015

STAFF

2016: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman and two-year starter at Aquinas Institute under Coach Chris Battaglia…as a senior offensive tackle and long snapper, helped Aquinas to a 13-0 record and the New York Class AA championship…the Little Irish went a combined 31-3 during Brake’s varsity career, including a pair of undefeated state championship seasons (2013 and 2015)…selected to play in the NUC All-American Game and Eddie Meath All-Star Game…also participated in lacrosse. PERSONAL: Conrad Dennis Brake, born 9/19/98, is the son of Daniel and Jennifer Brake...has one brother and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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PREVIEW

ROCHESTER, NY/ AQUINAS INSTITUTE

Dave Havern, a former quarterback at Pitt from 1968-71... Briggs was also a four-year track letterman. PERSONAL: Dennis Albert Briggs, born 1/17/96, is the son of Dennis and Sharon Briggs...has two sisters and one brother... finance major.

MEDIA

CONRAD BRAKE

PLAYER PROFILES

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BROWNE CAREER STATISTICS

DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT 2016

12/2 15

11

26

TFL 3.0-14

SACKS FR FF INT 2.0

MAX BROWNE

1

0

PBU

1

1

4

SAMMAMISH, WA/SKYLINE (SOUTHERN CAL)

QB | 6-5 | 230 | SR*

Enrolled in Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business in January following his transfer from USC…participated in spring drills…has one season of immediate eligibility remaining. AT SOUTHERN CAL (2013-16): In his three active seasons with the Trojans (2014-16), completed 69-of-112 passes (62%) for 650 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in 18 games…in 2016, Browne played in nine total games, starting the initial three contests of the season (Alabama, Utah State and Stanford)…on the season completed 58-of-93 passes (62%) for 507 yards with two TDs and two INTs…served as a USC captain…in his first career start, completed 14-of-29 passes for 101 yards and an interception against Alabama… completed his first seven passes against the Crimson Tide… against Utah State, completed 23-of-30 passes for 182 yards with two TDs and an INT…at Stanford, completed 18-of-28 passes for 191 yards…selected the winner of USC’s 2016 Howard Jones/Football Alumni Club Academic Award. HIGH SCHOOL: Was a highly decorated prep quarterback at Skyline High School…honors included Gatorade National Football Player of the Year, USA TODAY All-USA Offensive Player of the Year, Parade All-American, ESPN 150, Rivals 100 and Scout 100…at the conclusion of his four-year varsity career (the final three as a starter), Browne set state records for passing yards (12,953, eighth best nationally) and completions (882) while throwing 146 TDs against just 25 interceptions…played under Coach Mat Taylor. PERSONAL: Max Austin Browne, born 2/2/95, is the son of Mike and Cheryl Browne…has three brothers…brother, Mitch, played quarterback at Claremont McKenna College…father played at Idaho…earned his bachelor’s degree in communication from USC in 2015 and is now pursuing his MBA in Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business.

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PCT.

YDS.

INT.

TD

2014*

6/0

7

3

42.9

30

0

0

78.9

2015*

3/0

12

8

66.7

113

0

0

145.8

PASSING

BRIGHTWELL CAREER STATISTICS

G/GS ATT. COMP.

EFFIC.

2016*

9/3

93

58

62.4

507

2

2

111.0

TOTAL

18/3

112

69

61.6

650

2

2

112.7

LONG

TD

PTS. 0

RUSHING

G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

2014*

6/0

4

13

3.3

7

0

2015*

3/0

0

0





0

0

2016*

9/3

9

(-23)

(-2.6)

17

0

0

TOTAL

18/3

13

(-10)

(-0.8)

17

0

0

* at USC

BROWNE GAME BY GAME (AT USC) 2016 GAME

COMP. PASS ATT. INT. YDS.

TD

RUSH YDS. TD ATT.

VS. ALABAMA

14

29

1

101

0

4

(-3)

0

UTAH STATE

23

30

1

182

2

3

(-8)

0

@STANFORD

18

28

0

191

0

1

(-9)

0

2

0

14

0

0

0

0

@UTAH ARIZONA STATE

DNP 1

COLORADO

DNP

@ARIZONA

2

2

0

19

0

0

0

0

CALIFORNIA

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

OREGON

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

@WASHINGTON

DNP

@UCLA

0

0

0

0

0

1

(-3)

0

NOTRE DAME

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

VS. PENN STATE

DNP

KEYSHON CAMP

10

LAKELAND, FL/ LAKE GIBSON

DL | 6-4 | 290 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Regarded as one of the nation’s top defensive linemen…rated the country’s No. 17 defensive tackle by ESPN, No. 27 by Scout and No. 29 by 247 Sports…compiled nearly 120 tackles over his final two seasons at Lake Gibson…as a senior, had 47 tackles and 18 tackles for loss in leading his team to the state playoffs for the second consecutive year…selected Florida All-State Class 6A (third team)…Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) All-District 13 (first team)…All-Polk County (first team)…had

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PITTSBURGH, PA/ BRASHEAR

DB | 6-0 | 195 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of the Pittsburgh City League’s most heavily recruited prospects in recent years…a two-way standout at quarterback and defensive back…led Brashear to consecutive City League titles and PIAA Class AAAA playoff berths…totaled nearly 1,200 yards in total offense as a senior…named the City League Player of the Year as a junior and senior…selected All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Football Writers… PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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One of the most intriguing members of Pitt’s 2017 recruiting class, Christodoulou is a native of Australia who enrolled in January…participated in spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Was a standout Australian rules football player before embarking on his goal to play college football in America…worked with the

THERRAN COLEMAN

PRO FOOTBALL

P | 6-1 | 215 | FR

2016: Enrolled at Pitt in January 2016 following his transfer from UCLA and sat out the season under NCAA guidelines. AT UCLA (2015): Played in one game, the season opener against Virginia. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the nation’s No. 1 tight end by Rivals and Scout as a senior at Avon Old Farms and had more than 40 scholarship offers…averaged 19.4 yards per catch his senior year with 32 receptions for 621 yards and seven touchdowns…had 33 catches for 417 yards (12.6 avg.) and six TDs as a junior…selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game…named to the Scout 300 (No. 23), Rivals 100 (No. 79) and ESPN 100 (No. 111)…played under Coach Bill Mella. PERSONAL: Christopher Byron Clark, born 9/22/95, is the son of Robert and Maryon Clark…has two sisters and one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

HISTORY

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA/ BALWYN

TE | 6-6 | 260 | SO*

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KIRK CHRISTODOULOU

RIDGEWOOD, NJ/ AVON OLD FARMS (CT)

2016 SEASON

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Standout on both sides of the ball at South Brunswick…first team All-New Jersey…MSG Varsity All-New Jersey Player of the Year…Home News Tribune Defensive Player of the Year…Great Middlesex Conference Player of the Year…named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Jersey Football Team…as a senior, played safety and linebacker while compiling a team-high 110 tackles with 7.5 TFLs and three interceptions…anchored a defense that yielded just 11.8 points per game…also was the Vikings’ leading rusher and scorer with 848 yards and 14 touchdowns on 148 attempts (5.7 avg.)…led South Brunswick to the Central Group 5 championship with an 11-1 record as a senior…his junior year, posted 105 tackles with 17 TFLs and rushed for 734 yards and 10 TDs…rated the No. 1 safety in New Jersey by Scout…rated the No. 11 overall prospect in New Jersey by Scout, No. 20 by Rivals, No. 26 by 247Sports and No. 27 by ESPN…played under Coach Joe Goerge. PERSONAL: Philip A. Campbell, born 5/3/98, is the son of Philip and Zenaida Campbell…has one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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DB | 6-1 | 195 | FR*

CHRIS CLARK

STAFF

KENDALL PARK, NJ/ SOUTH BRUNSWICK

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PHIL CAMPBELL

renowned Prokick Australia program that has produced many successful collegiate and NFL punters…Prokick Australia’s “exports” include Pittsburgh Steelers punter Jordan Berry and all three 2016 Ray Guy Award finalists: winner Mitch Wishnowsky (Utah) as well as Michael Dickson (Texas) and Cameron Johnston (Ohio State)…graduated from Balwyn High School in December 2015 and spent the ensuing year training with Prokick. PERSONAL: Kirk John Christodoulou, born 3/12/97, is the son of Terry and Zoe Christodoulou…has one sister…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

MEDIA

71 tackles as a junior…selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game and the Offense-Defense Senior AllAmerican Bowl…named to the ESPN 300 (No. 147) and Scout 300 (No. 271)…rated Florida’s No. 28 overall prospect by ESPN, No. 41 by 247Sports, No. 42 by Scout and No. 61 by Rivals…played under Coach Keith DeMyer. PERSONAL: Keyshon Jerome Camp, born 10/15/97, is the son of Kevin and Rhonda Camp…has one brother and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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PLAYER PROFILES Therran Coleman continued first team Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAAA…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2015 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”… Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”…rated the No. 11 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals, No. 12 by ESPN, No. 14 by 247Sports and No. 29 by Scout…two-year team captain…played under Coach Rick Murphy…also won individual City League track championships in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. PERSONAL: Therran Shaughn Coleman, born 8/3/97, is the son of Nana Coleman and Daniel Robinson…has three brothers and three sisters…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

PEYTON DERI

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NORTH HUNTINGDON, PA/ NORWIN

LB | 6-1 | 225 | FR*

2016: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A standout linebacker and running back at Norwin under Coach Dave Brozeski…was the Knights’ leading rusher as a senior with 811 yards and seven touchdowns…on defense, compiled 45 tackles, four fumble recoveries and an interception…led Norwin to the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs… named All-Foothills Conference…selected to play in the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) East-West All-Star Game. PERSONAL: Peyton Scott Deri, born 11/27/97, is the son of Steve and Kim Deri…has three brothers… brother, Logan, plays at West Liberty…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

JULIAN DESIRÉ

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UNIONDALE, NY/ UNIONDALE

DL | 6-3 | 215 | FR*

2016: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterman as a tight end and defensive end at Uniondale under Coach Phil Coppola…compiled 173 tackles and 18.5 sacks during his varsity career…ScholarAthlete award recipient from the Nassau Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame…selected to play in the Nassau County Senior Bowl all-star game…also

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lettered in basketball and track and field. PERSONAL: Julian Rashaad Desiré, born 1/9/98, is the son of Yves and Charmise Desiré…has one brother, Ty, who plays football at Princeton… enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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MASHPEE, MA/CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL (CT)

OL | 6-3 | 315 | JR*

2016: Following an offseason move to offensive line, went on to play in 11 games, starting one, to earn his second letter… made his first career start in the opener against Villanova (lined up as a fullback)…primarily contributed on the field goal/PAT unit and also served as the top reserve at center. 2015: Played in 12 games to letter in his first active season… lone missed contest was the opener against Youngstown State…a reserve defensive tackle, the majority of Dintino’s action came on the field goal/PAT unit and in Pitt’s “jumbo package” on offense as a fullback. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Spent two years at Choate Rosemary Hall, a Connecticut prep school, and was a two-year, two-way starter...played offensive tackle and split his time between end and tackle on defense...rated the No. 1 overall prospect in Connecticut by 247Sports, No. 2 by Rivals and No. 4 by Scout... All-New England Prep selection...received the prestigious Harvard Football Award for Blocking, Tackling & Interference... in 2013, nearly 60% of his tackles were behind the line of scrimmage...compiled 40 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, seven sacks and three blocked kicks in eight contests...in 2012, led Choate to an 8-1 mark, tying the program record for singleseason wins, and anchored an offensive front that helped team average 42 points and 260 rushing yards per game...played under Coach Erik Cooper...a standout wrestler who achieved a top 5 finish at the Prep Nationals to earn All-America status... captained both the football and wrestling teams at Choate... also a lacrosse standout...Choate is the same prep school that produced President John F. Kennedy, who played end for the Wild Boars football team. PERSONAL: Connor Joseph Dintino, born 5/12/95, is the son of Chris and Alison Dintino...has three sisters and one brother...brother, Chris, played football at Massachusetts Maritime Academy...finance and marketing major.

RICHMOND, VA/TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL

QB | 6-2 | 220 | SO*

DB | 6-0 | 195 | SO*

9

3

PCT.

YDS.

INT.

TD

EFFIC.

33.3

16

2

1

40.49

TD

PTS.

0

0

RUSHING G/GS ATT. YARDS AVG. LONG 2016

2/0

2

18

9.0

16

PRO FOOTBALL

Enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in January 2017 following his early graduation from Palm Beach Gardens and participated in spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly coveted offensive line prospect who was named first team Associated Press Florida All-State Class 8A…Palm Beach Post “Super 11”…Palm Beach Post All-Area…Florida Times-Union “Super 75”…rated the nation’s No. 35 offensive tackle prospect by ESPN…rated the No. 11 offensive guard prospect in the South region by Scout…played under Coach Rob Freeman. PERSONAL: Jerry Drake Jr., born 4/14/99, is the son of Jerry and Katrina Drake Sr….has one sister…father played at Hastings College and spent six years with the Arizona Cardinals (1995-2000)…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

HISTORY

2/0

OL | 6-5 | 315 | FR

RECORD BOOK

G/GS ATT. COMP.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL/ PALM BEACH GARDENS

2016 SEASON

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PLAYER PROFILES

DiNUCCI CAREER STATISTICS

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: First team All-Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division II as a defensive back…helped lead Trinity Episcopal to the VISAA Division II championship as a senior…a four-year letterman who played both safety and corner…played under Coach Sam Mickens…selected to play in the Richmond Touchdown Club’s Big River Rivalry All-Star Game…also a basketball letterman. PERSONAL: Rimoni Lyell Dorsey, born 12/18/96, is the son of Randy and Yvette Dorsey…has two sisters and one brother…media and professional communications major.

STAFF

2016: Played in two games in his first active season…most significant action came in the Pinstripe Bowl against Northwestern when he relieved an injured Nathan Peterman late in the third quarter…finished 3-of-9 passing for 16 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, while also rushing twice for 18 yards against the Wildcats…other game action came on Pitt’s final offensive series against Duke. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Enjoyed a prolific senior year at Pine-Richland, becoming the first player in Pennsylvania history to throw for 4,000 yards in a season… passed for 4,269 yards and 46 touchdowns in leading PineRichland to a 15-1 record, the WPIAL Class AAAA championship and PIAA title game…USA TODAY All-American (second team)…Pennsylvania’s Gatorade Player of the Year… Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class AAAA Player of the Year… Pennsylvania Football News Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”…a starter for the Rams since his sophomore year, DiNucci threw for 7,619 yards and 72 TDs during his career…rated the No. 10 overall prospect in the state by ESPN…rated the nation’s No. 27 pocket-passer quarterback by ESPN…played under Coach Eric Kasperowicz, a former defensive back/linebacker at Pitt from 1994-97…DiNucci also lettered in basketball…High Honor Roll student. PERSONAL: Benjamin Anthony DiNucci, born 11/24/96, is the son of Jay and Heidi DiNucci…has one brother and one sister… finance major.

2016

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PREVIEW

WEXFORD, PA/ PINE-RICHLAND

RIMONI DORSEY

MEDIA

3

BEN DiNUCCI

PLAYER PROFILES

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PLAYER PROFILES

96

ALLEN EDWARDS

MIAMI, FL/IMMACULATALA SALLE (DEAN)

DL | 6-4 | 255 | SR*

2016: Played in 11 games, making four starts in his first active season at Pitt…started four of the final five games of the season…starting assignments came against Miami, Clemson, Syracuse and Northwestern (Pinstripe Bowl)…totaled 13 tackles, two TFLs and 1.5 sacks on the year…had a seasonhigh three stops against Miami, Syracuse and Northwestern… had a three-yard sack, the first of his career, at Miami…made a critical stop in the Clemson victory, stopping Wayne Gallman on 3rd-and-1 for no gain with just over a minute to go…the Panthers then held on fourth down, setting the stage for Pitt’s game-winning field goal. 2015: Did not play in any games and redshirted following his transfer from junior college. AT DEAN (2013-14): Played defensive end at Dean (Mass.) College during the 2013 and 2014 seasons…first team All-Northeast Football Conference…led Dean with 13.5 TFLs and eight sacks during the 2014 season...played under Coach Todd Vasey. HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior at Miami’s Immaculata-La Salle, collected 48 tackles and 10 sacks…played defensive end and tight end under Coach Willie Trimmer. PERSONAL: Allen Maurice Edwards, born 5/22/94, is the son of Josephine Edwards and stepson of Obie Dunn…has one brother, Terrill Hanks, who is a linebacker at New Mexico State…administration of justice major.

ALLEN EDWARDS CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT 2016

11/4

7

6

13

TFL 2.0-10

SACKS FR 1.5

0

FF

INT PBU

0

0

0

45

DEVON EDWARDS

COLUMBUS, OH/ EASTMOOR ACADEMY

TE | 6-4 | 275 | SR*

2016: Transitioned from tight end to defensive end in midseason to fortify a defensive front that was struck by injuries…played in six games and totaled four tackles…had a season-high two stops at Clemson and against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl. 2015: Played in two games (Syracuse and the Military Bowl against Navy). 2014: Played in all 13 games in his first active season to letter...served in special teams capacities and as a reserve tight end. 2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Columbus City League product who was a threeyear starter at tight end and defensive end for Eastmoor Academy...averaged 24.5 yards per catch as a senior with 14 receptions for 343 yards and five touchdowns...compiled 49 tackles, six sacks and an interception (returned 75 yards for a TD) on defense...first team All-Central District...Special Mention All-Ohio Division III...The Columbus Dispatch All-Metro Team... two-time All-City...helped Eastmoor to three Ohio Division III playoff berths in his four varsity seasons...rated one of the top 90 prospects in Ohio by Scout...played under Coach Jim Miranda...also a three-year starter in basketball. PERSONAL: Devon Thomas Edwards, born 1/19/95, is the son of Bobbi Edwards...earned his bachelor’s degree in communication and is now pursuing a second major in legal studies.

DEVON EDWARDS CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT

TFL

SACKS

FR

FF INT PBU

2014

13/0

0

0

0

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2015

2/0

0

0

0

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2016

6/0

1

3

4

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

21/0

1

3

4

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

MAURICE FFRENCH

2

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ/ NEW BRUNSWICK

DB/WR | 5-11 | 190 | SO

2016: Played in nine games as a freshman, ultimately evolving into a two-way player…opened the season solely contributing as a reserve wide receiver…with Pitt’s cornerbacks depleted due to injuries, began seeing time at that position in the final two regular-season games…on jet sweeps, rushed for 122 yards on 12 carries (10.2 avg.) and scored two touchdowns… had a 77-yard touchdown run vs. Syracuse, the longest rush by a Pitt player in 2016…had two tackles on the year as a corner, both coming against Syracuse. HIGH SCHOOL: Distinguished himself as a rusher, receiver, returner and defender…on offense, rushed for 1,375 yards on 106 carries (12.9 avg.) and had 28 catches for 727 yards (25.9 avg.)…scored 24 total touchdowns (15 rushing, five receiving, two on kickoff returns and two by punt returns)…compiled 55 tackles, 11 pass breakups and two interceptions on defense…MSG Varsity All-New Jersey…Home News Tribune Offensive Player of the Year… All-Great Middlesex Conference…rated the No. 14 overall prospect in New Jersey by Scout, No. 16 by Rivals, No. 30 by 247Sports and No. 33 by ESPN…led New Brunswick to a 9-2 record and the Central Group 5 semifinals, the program’s winningest campaign in nearly a decade…four-year team captain…played under Coach Don Sofilkanich…also a basketball and track standout…won the Greater Middlesex Conference

PLAYER PROFILES

FR

FF

0

0

0

RUSHING

G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

9/0

12

122

10.2

77

2

12

REC.

YDS.

TD

2016

2

2

0-0

0.0

INT PBU 0

0

FFRENCH GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

ATT.

VILLANOVA

DNP

YDS.

TD

DNP DNP

@NORTH CAROLINA

2

9

0

0

0

0

MARSHALL

1

11

1

0

0

0

GEORGIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA

3

7

0

0

0

0

DNP 1

1

0

0

0

0

@CLEMSON

1

0

0

0

0

0

DUKE

3

17

0

0

0

0

SYRACUSE

1

77

1

0

0

0

VS. NORTHWESTERN

0

0

0

0

0

0

WR | 6-3 | 205 | FR*

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

THIS IS PITT

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly regarded pass catcher who compiled more than 3,300 receiving yards during his Lima Senior career…two-time first team All-Ohio Division II…two-time first team Northwest Ohio All-District…three-time first team All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC)…named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Ohio Football Team…compiled 80 receptions for 1,188 yards (14.9 avg.) and 19 touchdowns as a senior…his

PRO FOOTBALL

LIMA, OH/ LIMA SENIOR

2016: Played in 12 games as a reserve defensive end to earn his second letter…had nine tackles, one TFL and a sack assist on the year…had a career-high four tackles and added a sack assist in the Pinstripe Bowl against Northwestern. 2015: Played in five games to letter in his first active season…transitioned from linebacker to defensive end in training camp…had two tackles with a TFL assist on the year. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Leading tackler for Florida Class 4A program Cocoa, which won the 2013 District 5 and Region 3 championships...totaled 108 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks and two fumble recoveries...helped team to an 11-2 record and the semifinals of the Florida Class 4A state playoffs...Honorable Mention All-Florida Class 4A...Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) All-District 12...AllSpace Coast...played under Coach John Wilkinson...selected to play in the Florida East Coast Prep Football All-Star Game and the Central Florida All-Star Game. PERSONAL: James Edward Folston Jr., born 6/14/96, is the son of Tamela Hampton and James Folston Sr....has two sisters and one brother...father played linebacker at LouisianaMonroe and spent eight years in the NFL, including five with the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders (1994-98) and three with the Arizona Cardinals (1999-2001)...brother, Tarean, played running back at Notre Dame...sister, Jazzmine, was a track and field athlete at FIU...communication major.

HISTORY

11

RUBEN FLOWERS III

DL | 6-4 | 250 | JR*

RECORD BOOK

@MIAMI

COCOA, FL/ COCOA

2016 SEASON

PENN STATE @OKLAHOMA STATE

VIRGINIA TECH

40

JAMES FOLSTON JR.

PLAYER PROFILES

AT TOT TFL SACKS

9/0

STAFF

DEFENSE G/GS UT 2016

PREVIEW

FFRENCH CAREER STATISTICS

junior year, had 65 catches for 1,320 yards (20.3 avg.) and 13 TDs…named TRAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year as a junior…had an incredible 280 yards receiving on 10 catches (28.0 avg.) against Fremont Ross…most prolific receiver in Lima history with 207 catches for 3,334 yards (16.1 avg.) and 45 touchdowns…totaled a school-record 284 career points…led Lima to a 17-6 mark (.739) his final two seasons, including a pair of Ohio Division II playoff berths…named to the Rivals250 (No. 225)…rated one of Ohio’s top 20 overall prospects by Rivals (No. 10), 247Sports (No. 19) and ESPN (No. 19)...played under Coach Mike Fell…also a track standout who ran on Lima Senior’s state champion 4x200 relay team. PERSONAL: Ruben McKinsey Flowers, born 10/5/97, is the son of Cassandra Upshaw… has seven sisters and four brothers…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

MEDIA

100-meter dash title, tying the school record (10.77) set by New York Giants linebacker Jonathan Casillas…advanced to capture the New Jersey Group 4 titles in both the 100 meters and 200 meters…Honor Roll student…highly active in community service, volunteering with the Special Olympics, New Jersey Food Bank and Read Across America. PERSONAL: Maurice Lamont Ffrench, born 1/1/98, is the son of Cynthia Hagood…has two sisters and one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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PLAYER PROFILES runner-up in the triple jump. PERSONAL: Bricen Kentrell Garner, born 5/14/98, is the son of Terrance and Lisa Garner…has one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

James Folston Jr. continued

FOLSTON CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS UT

AT

2015

5/0

2

2016

12/0

5

4

9

1.0-1

0.5

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

17/0

5

6

11

1.5-2

0.5

0

0

0

0

0

TOT TFL 2

0.5-1

SACKS

FR FF INT PBU

0.0

0

BRANDON FORD

0

0

0

56

PITTSBURGH, PA/ UPPER ST. CLAIR

OL | 6-5 | 310 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way starting lineman at Upper St. Clair…paved the way for an offense that averaged 224 rushing yards per game… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette South “Fabulous 22”…The Almanac Football All-Star Team…All-Southeastern Conference…helped Upper St. Clair to the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs as a senior… rated the No. 19 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals, No. 20 by Scout, No. 20 by ESPN and No. 35 by 247Sports…played under Coach Jim Render…High Honor Roll student. PERSONAL: Brandon Marshall Ford, born 2/2/98, is the son of Richard and Jena Ford…has one brother…father played football at West Chester University…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

BRICEN GARNER

27

PITTSBURGH, PA/PITTSBURGH CENTRAL CATHOLIC

DB | 6-1 | 180 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Considered one of the top defensive backs in the state following a decorated career at Central Catholic…selected All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Football Writers…Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAAA (second team)…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette East “Fabulous 22”…All-Northern Eight…led Central Catholic to a 15-1 record, the WPIAL Class AAAA championship and the PIAA title as a senior…selected to play in the prestigious Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…rated the No. 15 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports, No. 21 by Rivals and No. 24 by ESPN and Scout…played under Coach Terry Totten…a track and field standout who was the PIAA Class AAA

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DARRIN HALL

22

YOUNGSTOWN, OH/ AUSTINTOWN FITCH

RB | 5-11 | 220 | JR

2016: Played in 12 games as a reserve tailback…rushed for 160 yards on 36 carries (4.4 avg.) and had two receptions for 14 yards (7.0 avg.) on the year…had a season-high 33 yards on four carries (8.3 avg.)—including a dazzling 20-yard run to set up a TD—in Pitt’s 42-39 win over Penn State. 2015: Played in 10 games, starting one (at Iowa) as a true freshman… rushed for 257 yards and two touchdowns on 64 carries (4.0 avg.) and had five receptions for 30 yards (6.0 avg.)…had a career-high 103 yards on 12 carries (8.6 avg.) against Miami, including a 35-yard touchdown run…in Pitt’s 24-7 win at Akron, carried 12 times for 52 yards (4.3 avg.) and scored the Panthers’ clinching touchdown on a five-yard run…added two catches for 25 yards (12.5 avg.) against the Zips. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated one of the top 10 overall prospects in Ohio by Rivals despite an injury-shortened senior season…played only four full games in 2014 due to a knee injury…as a junior, was named to the Associated Press Division I All-Ohio Team after rushing for 1,465 yards and 13 touchdowns on 241 carries (6.1 avg.)…his sophomore year, Hall rushed for 960 yards and 14 TDs on 125 carries (7.7 avg.)…in three varsity seasons at Fitch, totaled 2,814 yards and 31 TDs on 433 carries (6.5 avg.)…during his all-state junior season, Hall led the Falcons to a 12-1 record and the third round of the Ohio Division I playoffs…named to the Rivals 250 (No. 195) and Scout 300 (No. 270)…rated one of the top 20 overall prospects in Ohio by Rivals (No. 8), ESPN (No. 11), 247Sports (No. 15) and Scout (No. 19)…played under Coach Phil Annarella…Honor student and recipient of the Henry Schuller Award for earning the highest grade point average on the Fitch football team…also a track standout who led the Falcons to the regional and district championships. PERSONAL: Darrin Rathen Hall Jr., born 9/6/96, is the son of Darrin Sr. and Camille Hall...has two sisters… health and physical activity major.

PLAYER PROFILES G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

10/1

64

257

4.0

35

2

12

2016

12/0

36

160

4.4

20

0

0

TOTAL

22/1

100

417

4.2

35

2

12

RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

10/1

5

30

6.0

14

0

0

2016

12/0

2

14

7.0

12

0

0

TOTAL

22/1

7

44

6.3

14

0

0

VILLANOVA

ATT.

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

6

13

0

0

0

0

4

33

0

0

0

0

5

17

0

1

2

0

6

19

0

0

0

0

@NORTH CAROLINA MARSHALL

DNP

GEORGIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA

0

0

0

0

0

0

VIRGINIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

27

0

0

0

0

9

0

0

0

0

DUKE

5

17

0

1

12

0

SYRACUSE

4

18

0

0

0

0

VS. NORTHWESTERN

1

7

0

0

0

0

ATT.

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

2015 GAME YSU

3

0

0

1

4

0

@AKRON

12

52

1

2

25

0

14

38

0

2

1

0

@IOWA

VIRGINIA

DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT TFL

DNP

2016

@GEORGIA TECH

8

38

0

0

0

0

@SYRACUSE

2

(-4)

0

0

0

0

3/0

4

4

8

0-0

SACKS FR FF INT PBU 0.0

0

0

0

0

DNP 2

4

0

0

0

0

@DUKE

5

14

0

0

0

0

LOUISVILLE

3

10

0

0

0

0

MIAMI

12

103

1

0

0

0

VS. NAVY

3

2

0

0

0

0

THIS IS PITT

NOTRE DAME

PRO FOOTBALL

NORTH CAROLINA

HAMLIN CAREER STATISTICS

DNP

HISTORY

@VIRGINIA TECH

2016: Was limited to three games due to injury…totaled eight tackles on the season…made his collegiate debut in the Oct. 27 Virginia Tech game and played in subsequent road contests at Miami and Clemson…recorded a seasonhigh four tackles against both the Hurricanes and Tigers. HIGH SCHOOL: The top-rated defensive player in Pennsylvania according to Rivals and 247Sports… Pennsylvania Football News Class AAAA Defensive Player of the Year…All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Football Writers and Pennsylvania Football News…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2015 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”…compiled 89 tackles, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries in leading Central Catholic to a 15-1 record, the WPIAL Class AAAA championship and the PIAA title as a senior…named to the Rivals250 (No. 126), ESPN 300 (No. 131) Scout 300 (No. 221) and Top247 (No. 223)…rated Pennsylvania’s No. 4 overall prospect by Rivals, No. 5 by ESPN, No. 5 by 247Sports and No. 6 by Scout…rated the nation’s No. 7 safety by Rivals…rated the nation’s No. 13 cornerback by ESPN, No. 18 by Scout and No. 21 by 247Sports…played under Coach Terry Totten… also lettered in basketball and track. PERSONAL: Damar Romeyelle Hamlin, born 3/24/98, is the son of Mario and Nina Hamlin…has one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

RECORD BOOK

2 3

DB | 6-1 | 190 | SO

2016 SEASON

@MIAMI @CLEMSON

CENTRAL CATHOLIC

PLAYER PROFILES

PENN STATE @OKLAHOMA STATE

McKEES ROCKS, PA/PITTSBURGH

STAFF

HALL GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

DAMAR HAMLIN

PREVIEW

RUSHING 2015

MEDIA

3

HALL CAREER STATISTICS

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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PLAYER PROFILES

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BRYCE HARGROVE AKRON, OH/ COVENTRY

OL | 6-4 | 310 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Established himself as one of the top linemen in Ohio despite not playing high school football until his junior year at Coventry…second team All-Ohio Division III…first team Northeast Ohio Inland All-District…compiled 45 tackles, 4.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble his senior year…had 49 tackles, 9.5 sacks, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a junior…became the first player from Coventry to earn a Division I football scholarship out of high school since 1962…Coventry also produced Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who was a walk-on at Kent State…rated one of the top 50 overall prospects in Ohio by Rivals…played under Coach Ed Egan. PERSONAL: Bryce Allen Hargrove, born 10/12/97, is the son of Anita Hargrove and Donnie Ruiz…has four brothers and four sisters… enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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MALIK HENDERSON PLANTATION, FL/ HALLANDALE

DB | 6-0 | 190 | SO*

2016: Played in two games (North Carolina and Syracuse). 2015: Enrolled at Pitt in January 2015 following his December graduation from Hallandale…did not play in any games and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A starting cornerback who helped Hallandale to an 11-1 record and the Florida 6A playoffs as a senior…played under Coach Dameon Jones…a relative newcomer to football, he did not start playing the game until his sophomore year of high school…despite his inexperience, Henderson garnered multiple FBS scholarship offers prior to his senior year, including Arkansas and Indiana. PERSONAL: Malik Jerrod Henderson, born 12/8/96, is the son of Bethany Taylor… has five sisters and three brothers…administration of justice major.

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10

QUADREE HENDERSON WILMINGTON, DE/ ALEXIS I. DU PONT

WR | 5-8 | 190 | JR

2016: Established himself as college football’s most explosive return specialist and one of the nation’s most exciting all-purpose players…earned consensus All-America status as he was honored by each of the NCAA’s five recognized selectors… named a first team All-America kick returner by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), Sporting News and Walter Camp Football Foundation…named a second team All-America all-purpose player by Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)…became the first Pitt sophomore to earn consensus All-America status since wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in 2003…Henderson was also the first All-America return man in Pitt history…selected a first-team All-ACC kick returner by the coaches and media… Honorable Mention All-ACC as a wide receiver…led the country in kickoff return touchdowns (a school-record three)…returned kickoffs for touchdowns against Villanova (96 yards), Virginia (93 yards) and Miami (100 yards)…also had a 65-yard punt return TD vs. Duke, giving him four total returns for scores… led the nation in combined kick return yards (1,166)…ranked third nationally with a 15.8-yard punt return average (16 for 252 yards)…ranked fifth in the nation with a 30.5-yard kickoff return average (30 for a school-record 914 yards)…ranked 11th nationally with an average of 160.23 all-purpose yards per game…compiled 2,083 all-purpose yards for the season, second only to legendary tailback Tony Dorsett in Pitt annals (Dorsett had 2,217 during his 1976 Heisman Trophy campaign)… Dorsett and Henderson are the only players in Pitt history to reach 2,000 all-purpose yards in a season…was the Panthers’ second-leading rusher, netting 631 yards on 60 carries for an average of 10.5 yards per attempt…had two 100-yard rushing games: 107 yards on nine carries (11.9 avg.) at North Carolina and 103 yards on five carries (20.6 avg.) against Syracuse… had a career-long 66-yard rush for a TD against the Orange… had 26 catches for 286 yards (11.0 avg.) on the season… compiled 10 total touchdowns, reaching the end zone in four different ways…had five rushing touchdowns, three kickoff return touchdowns, one receiving TD and one punt return score…became just the ninth player from a Power 5 conference since 2007 to compile nine touchdowns via rushing, receiving, kick return and punt return. 2015: Played in nine games to letter as a true freshman, contributing as a wide receiver and kick returner…led Pitt with 504 kickoff return yards on 18 attempts (28.0 avg.)…took the opening kickoff of the Military Bowl against Navy 100 yards for a touchdown…it was the Panthers’ first 100-yard kickoff return TD since 1990 (Ricky Turner against West Virginia)…totaled two receptions on the year (both against Youngstown State in the opener)…also

PLAYER PROFILES

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

9/0

2

5

2.5

3

0

0

2016

13/11

60

631

10.5

66

5

30

TOTAL

22/11

62

636

10.3

66

5

30

RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

9/0

2

1

0.5

1

0

0

YDS.

TD

VILLANOVA

0

0

0

4

35

0

PENN STATE

4

58

0

3

47

1

@OKLAHOMA STATE

7

95

2

2

31

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

9

107

0

3

13

0

MARSHALL

7

57

0

3

32

0

GEORGIA TECH

4

26

1

2

16

0

@VIRGINIA

1

6

0

0

0

0

VIRGINIA TECH

5

(-4)

0

3

47

0

@MIAMI

5

38

0

1

10

0

@CLEMSON

2

(-4)

0

0

0

0

DUKE

5

73

1

2

10

0

SYRACUSE

5

103

1

0

0

0

VS. NORTHWESTERN GAME

6

76

0

3

45

0

KICK RTN.

YDS.

TD

PUNT RTN.

YDS.

TD

VILLANOVA

2

118

1

4

58

0

PENN STATE

2

96

0

0

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

2

31

0

1

7

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

4

128

0

1

1

0

MARSHALL

1

23

0

0

0

0

GEORGIA TECH

3

67

0

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA

2

112

1

3

46

0

VIRGINIA TECH

4

57

0

0

0

0

2

111

1

1

17

0

13/11

26

286

11.0

37

1

6

TOTAL

22/11

28

287

10.3

37

1

6

@CLEMSON

1

16

0

0

0

0

KICK RETURNS

KICK RET.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

DUKE

1

14

0

1

65

1

6

SYRACUSE

4

98

0

3

56

0

VS. NORTHWESTERN

2

43

0

2

2

0

2015

18

504

28.0

100

1

2016

30

914

30.5

100

3

18

TOTAL

48

1,418

29.5

100

4

24

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

PUNT RETURNS

PUNT YARDS RET. 0

0





0

0

16

252

15.8

65

1

6

16

252

15.8

65

1

6

TOTAL ALL-PURPOSE

G/GS RUSH REC.

KR

PR

TOTAL

PRO FOOTBALL

2015 2016

AVG./G

2015

9/0

5

1

504

0

510

56.7

2016

13/11

631

286

914

252

2,083

160.2

TOTAL

22/11

636

287

1,418

252

2,593

117.9

HISTORY

2016

@MIAMI

RECORD BOOK

2015

REC.

2016 SEASON

YARDS

TD

PLAYER PROFILES

ATT.

YDS.

STAFF

G/GS

RUSHING

ATT.

PREVIEW

HENDERSON CAREER STATISTICS

HENDERSON GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

MEDIA

rushed twice for five yards (a three-yard rush against YSU and a two-yard run at Duke). HIGH SCHOOL: The top overall prospect in Delaware according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout…selected first team All-Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA) at three different positions—wide receiver, defensive back and returner…as a senior, had 36 receptions for 826 yards (22.9 avg.) and 13 touchdowns…on defense had 37 tackles and four interceptions…had two kickoff return TDs…was a two-way starter at wide receiver and cornerback in each of his three varsity seasons at A.I. du Pont…as a junior, compiled 31 catches for 831 yards (26.8 avg.) and 10 touchdowns, while rushing for 164 yards and a TD on 16 carries (10.3 avg.)…also had five touchdowns on returns (two interceptions, two kickoffs and a punt)…second team AllDIFCA at receiver as a junior…played under Coach Zeb Blum…rated the nation’s No. 21 all-purpose back by 247Sports…selected to play in the Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens (DFRC) Blue-Gold All-Star Game…also played basketball and ran track…set a school record in the 100 meters, running 10.8. PERSONAL: Quadree Khalid Henderson, born 9/12/96, is the son of Robert and Jackie Henderson…has one sister…administration of justice major.

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HENDRIX CAREER STATISTICS

HENDERSON GAME BY GAME

DEFENSE G/GS UT

AT

2015 GAME

2014*

7/0

1

1

2

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2016

1/1

0

0

0

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL 8/1 *at Tennessee

1

1

2

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

YSU

KICK RTN.

YDS.

TD

3

63

0

0

0

@AKRON

DNP

@IOWA

DNP

@VIRGINIA TECH

DNP

VIRGINIA

DNP

@GEORGIA TECH

0

@SYRACUSE

0

0

0

NORTH CAROLINA

0

0

0

NOTRE DAME

1

24

0

@DUKE

3

57

0

LOUISVILLE

3

53

0

MIAMI

4

145

0

VS. NAVY

4

162

1

DEWAYNE HENDRIX

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O’FALLON, IL/ O’FALLON TOWNSHIP

DL | 6-4 | 260 | JR*

2016: An opening-day starter at defensive end, Hendrix sustained a season-ending injury on Pitt’s third defensive series against Villanova and was lost for the season. 2015: Sat out the season under NCAA guidelines following his transfer from Tennessee. AT TENNESSEE (2014): Played in seven games as a freshman defensive end for the Volunteers…had two tackles on the season (one each in the Utah State and Chattanooga games). HIGH SCHOOL: Was a coveted defensive end prospect at O’Fallon Township, receiving more than 20 scholarship offers…selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…rated the nation’s No. 5 strongside defensive end and No. 78 overall prospect by Rivals…rated the nation’s No. 8 strongside defensive end by 247Sports…Chicago Tribune AllState…selected to the 2013 American Family Insurance AllUSA Illinois Football Team…compiled 60 tackles, nine TFLs and eight sacks as a senior…played under Coach Brandon Joggerst. PERSONAL: Dewayne Hendrix, born 6/13/95, is the son of Denise Joy…has three brothers…administration of justice major.

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MIKE HERNDON

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66

GREENVILLE, VA/ RIVERHEADS

DL | 6-4 | 310 | JR*

2016: Began the season on the offensive line but moved to defense in midseason to supplement depth on the interior front…played in six games as a reserve nose tackle and totaled two tackles and one sack…his sack went for a fiveyard loss against Georgia Tech. 2015: Played in 12 games, serving on the PAT/field goal unit and as a reserve offensive guard to letter in his first active season. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Dominant and decorated twoway player at Riverheads...as an offensive tackle, was the anchor up front for a unit that produced 4,500 rushing yards and 579 points in 14 games (321.4 rush yards and 41.4 points per contest)...was also periodically used as a running back and ran for two touchdowns...versatile performer on defense, playing both linebacker and nose tackle...collected 102 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, six sacks and four forced fumbles...selected first team 2A All-State by the Virginia High School Coaches Association (VHSCA) and VirginiaPreps.com...VirginiaPreps. com 2A Offensive Player of the Year...VHSCA Group 2A East Offensive Player of the Year and Offensive Lineman of the Year...Shenandoah District Defensive Player of the Year... Conference 36 Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Lineman of the Year...The News Leader All-City/County Player of the Year...led team to a 12-2 record and the semifinals of the Virginia 2A state playoffs...rated the No. 26 overall prospect in Virginia by Rivals and No. 34 by Scout...played under Coach Robert Casto. PERSONAL: Michael Lee Herndon, born 12/12/95, is the son of David Whetzel and the late Patricia HerndonWhetzel...has one brother...administration of justice major.

HERNDON CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS UT

AT TOT

TFL SACKS FR FF

INT

PBU

2015

12/0

0

0

0

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2016

6/0

1

1

2

1.0-5

1.0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

18/0

1

1

2

1.0-5

1.0

0

0

0

0

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DANE JACKSON

CORAOPOLIS, PA/CORNELL (QUAKER VALLEY)

LB | 6-0 | 225 | JR*

DB | 6-0 | 180 | SO*

AT TOT

TFL

1

1

2

0-0

SACKS FR FF INT PBU 0.0

0

0

0

0

2016

13/12

38

36

74

2.0-2

0.0

0

2

0

0

TOTAL

23/12

39

37

76

2.0-2

0.0

0

2

0

0

DEFENSE G/GS UT

AT TOT TFL SACKS FR FF INT PBU

2016

9

12/3

9

18

0-0

0.0

0

0

1

4

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JACKSON CAREER STATISTICS

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UT

10/0

RECORD BOOK

G/GS

2016 SEASON

DEFENSE 2015

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IDOWU CAREER STATISTICS

2016: Played in 12 games, starting three contests at cornerback… totaled 18 tackles, four PBUs and an interception on the year…starting assignments came against Miami, Duke and Syracuse…twice had a season-high four tackles (Georgia Tech and Syracuse)…against the Orange, had a 20-yard interception return for a touchdown and added a seasonhigh two PBUs. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of the WPIAL’s top dual-threat quarterbacks, Jackson was limited to four games as a senior due to a preseason knee injury…sustained the injury in training camp but, following his rehabilitation, was able to play in Quaker Valley’s final four contests at quarterback and defensive back…in an abbreviated season, completed 31-of-62 passes for 539 yards and seven touchdowns, and rushed for 286 yards and five TDs on 48 carries (5.9 avg.)…had two interceptions and a fumble recovery on defense…compiled more than 2,000 yards in total offense as a junior (1,111 rushing and 975 passing) and was responsible for 23 touchdowns (10 rushing and 13 passing) in leading Quaker Valley to an 8-3 record and the 2013 WPIAL Class AA playoffs…junior year honors include Pittsburgh TribuneReview “Terrific 25” and All-Century Conference as an allpurpose player and defensive back…rated the No. 33 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout and No. 40 by ESPN…. played under Coach John Tortorea…played football for Quaker Valley through a cooperative agreement but graduated from Cornell High School (Cornell did not field a football program)…Jackson also starred in basketball at Cornell, averaging 28 points per game in earning Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Class A honors as a senior…scored a Cornell single-game record 51 points in a 92-63 win against Rochester. PERSONAL: Dane Tyrez Jackson, born 11/29/96, is the son of Joy Faulkner…has two sisters and one brother…communication major.

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2016: Played in all 13 games, starting the final 12 contests at Star linebacker…finished third on the team with 74 tackles and added two TFLs and two forced fumbles…had a careerhigh 10 tackles at Clemson…notched seven stops in three separate games (Marshall, Miami and Syracuse)…had six tackles and a forced fumble against Penn State…had four tackles and a forced fumble against Duke…Idowu’s forced fumble against the Blue Devils came on the game’s opening series and was recovered by teammate Matt Galambos, setting up Pitt’s first TD…a walk-on his initial two seasons, Idowu was awarded a scholarship prior to the start of the 2016 campaign. 2015: Played in 10 games in special teams capacities to letter in his first active season...had two tackles on the year, recording both at Duke…began the season at safety but ultimately transitioned to linebacker. 2014: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Contributed in diverse ways for WPIAL Class AAAA power North Allegheny, playing running back, receiver, linebacker and defensive back during his career...as a senior, carried 68 times for 337 yards (4.9 avg.) and six touchdowns... also had 10 receptions for 156 yards (15.6 avg.) and a TD...as a junior for North Allegheny’s 16-0 state championship team, Idowu rushed for 405 yards and four TDs on 53 carries (7.6 avg.)...played under Coach Art Walker...also a track and field letterman...Scholar-Athlete honoree. PERSONAL: Oluwaseun Elacne Idowu, born 8/16/96, is the son of John Idowu...prefers to be called “Seun” (pronounced like Shawn)... has one brother and one sister...history major.

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PATRICK JONES II

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CHESAPEAKE, VA/ GRASSFIELD

DL | 6-5 | 245 | FR*

2016: Enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in January 2016 following his early graduation from Grassfield and participated in spring drills…did not play in any games and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 1 defensive end in Virginia by Scout…compiled 83 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks as a senior at Grassfield…first team Group 6A AllState…American Family Insurance ALL-USA Virginia Football Team…Co-Defensive Player of the Year in the MonitorMerrimac Conference…All-6A South Region…The VirginianPilot All-Tidewater…led Grassfield to an 8-4 record and the Virginia Group 6A playoffs as a senior…rated the No. 25 overall prospect in Virginia by ESPN and No. 26 by Scout… played under Coach Martin Asprey. PERSONAL: Patrick Allen Jones II, born 9/29/98, is the son of Patrick and Angela Jones, Sr….has two sisters…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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JARYD JONES-SMITH

CAMDEN, NJ/ WEST CATHOLIC (PA)

OL | 6-7 | 320 | SR*

2016: Made a return to active duty after sitting out the prior season recovering from a knee injury…played in eight games at offensive tackle, starting one contest…starting assignment came in the Villanova opener when he lined up as a sixth offensive lineman. 2015: Did not play in any games after sustaining an offseason knee injury. 2014: Played in 13 games, starting three contests at left tackle in his first active season... starting assignments came against Virginia, Syracuse and Miami. 2013: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Philadelphia’s West Catholic High School, where he was selected All-State Class AA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pennsylvania Football News first team All-Class AA... All-Southeastern Pennsylvania...All-Catholic League...Philadelphia Daily News All-City...two-way lineman who led West Catholic to a 7-4 record, the Catholic League Class AA championship and the PIAA playoffs as a senior...played under Coach Brian Fluck...rated the No. 27 prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout... selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl, a senior all-star game featuring players from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia...

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also selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...in addition to football, lettered in basketball and track and field at West Catholic. PERSONAL: Jaryd Emanuel Jones-Smith, born 9/3/95, is the son of Shirley Ann Smith and the late James Edward Jones...has one brother and one sister...communication major…has served as an intern in Pitt’s athletic media relations office.

ALEX KESSMAN

97

CLARKSTON, MI/ CLARKSTON

PK | 6-3 | 190 | FR*

2016: Did not play in any games and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: An accomplished specialist who played diverse roles for Clarkston, a Michigan Class 1 power…in addition to placekicking and punting, Kessman also started at quarterback and safety as a senior for the Wolves…Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 as a placekicker…Detroit News All-State “Dream Team” as a punter…his senior year, converted 5-of-10 field goals (including a 56-yarder, the fourth longest in state history) and 32-of-32 extra points…averaged nearly 40 yards per punt…helped team to a three-year record of 36-4 (.900) and two state championships…played under Coach Kurt Richardson…selected to play in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) East-West All-Star Game. PERSONAL: Alex Thomas Kessman, born 1/2/98, is the son of David and Kathy Kessman…has one sister…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

COLTON LIVELY

40

LAKE DALLAS, TX/ LAKE DALLAS

FB | 6-0 | 235 | SR*

2016: Did not play in any games due to injury. 2015: Played in eight games, serving on special teams and as a reserve fullback to earn his first letter…had one tackle on the year, a solo stop against Notre Dame on the punt coverage unit. 2014: Played in one game, the season opener vs. Delaware. 2013: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile talent on both sides of the ball for Lake Dallas...named All-District 5-4A at defensive end and as a tight end/fullback...compiled 73 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 10 sacks and 20 hurries as a senior...also rushed for 68 yards and a touchdown on seven carries (9.7 avg.)...led team to a

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QB | 6-5 | 225 | FR*

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2016: Played in 10 games, starting nine at cornerback… missed three games due to injury (consecutive contests against Virginia and Virginia Tech, followed by the regularseason finale vs. Syracuse)….compiled 49 tackles, 8.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, three interceptions and eight PBUs on the season… led Pitt in INTs and PBUs (tied) for the second consecutive

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DB | 5-9 | 180 | SR

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DETROIT, MI/ MARTIN LUTHER KING

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AVONTE MADDOX

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2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the nation’s No. 8 pro-style quarterback by 247Sports...was limited to seven full games as a senior at Moeller after he sustained a knee injury in the opener...still threw for 1,896 yards and 22 touchdowns against just one interception and earned AllGreater Catholic League (GCL) South Division...finished the year in a flurry, averaging 308 yards passing over the final four contests...during that four-game stretch, totaled 1,232 passing yards and 16 touchdowns with just one interception...threw for a season-high 475 yards and six touchdowns in a 55-52 victory over Cleveland St. Ignatius...in a 49-42 win over Elder, threw for 222 yards and three TDs while rushing for 112 yards and another score...was primarily a receiver his junior year and had 12 catches for 164 yards (13.7 avg.) in eight games...as a backup quarterback that season, completed 8-of-9 passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns...named to the Top247 (No. 91)... rated the No. 5 overall prospect in Ohio by 247Sports and No. 24 by ESPN...played under Coach John Rodenberg. PERSONAL: Thomas Joseph MacVittie Jr., born 3/28/97, is the son of Thomas Sr. and Mary MacVittie...has two sisters...father played football at Penn...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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year…finished third in TFLs…had a career-high 11 tackles and added two TFLs and an interception in the Clemson victory…closed out the Panthers’ win over Marshall with a 33-yard INT return for a touchdown…also had a pick against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl…in the season opener against Villanova, collected two sacks and three total TFLs, both career highs. 2015: Started all 13 games at cornerback...received Honorable Mention All-ACC recognition from the media after compiling 75 tackles, 12 pass breakups, three interceptions and a blocked kick...led Pitt in both INTs and PBUs...compiled nine tackles, a career-high four pass breakups and one interception (returned 30 yards for a TD) against Louisville...had a game-ending interception at the Pitt 44 in the Panthers’ 31-28 win at Georgia Tech...had season-high 10 tackles against Miami...named the ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance against Youngstown State...had an 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against YSU and had three returns for 140 yards overall (46.7 avg.)...totaled six kickoff returns for 182 yards (30.3 avg.) on the season...blocked a Navy extra point attempt in the Military Bowl...named to the ACC AllAcademic Football Team for the second time. 2014: Made immediate contributions as a true freshman cornerback, playing in all 13 games and starting six contests...started the final five contests of the season beginning with the Nov. 1 Duke game...totaled 32 tackles and three PBUs on the year... posted season highs with seven tackles and three PBUs at North Carolina...had five tackles in both the Miami and Houston (Armed Forces Bowl) games...also contributed as a kickoff return specialist, averaging 19.9 yards on 11 returns (219 yards)...had a season-long return of 35 yards vs. Akron...named to the ACC All-Academic Football Team. HIGH SCHOOL: One of the top athletes in the state of Michigan... played only two years of football at Martin Luther King but was an incredibly versatile performer...played slot receiver, running back and defensive back and also returned kicks... on offense, averaged an impressive 27.3 yards per catch as a senior, totaling 35 receptions for 956 yards and 14 touchdowns...averaged 11.0 yards per rush with 717 yards and four TDs on 65 carries...a shutdown corner who helped the King Crusaders limit opponents to just 10.9 points per game...had four interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns...also had two punt return TDs...Associated Press All-State...MLive.com Metro Detroit “Dream Team”... Detroit News first team All-Metro...led team to a 10-2 record and the semifinals of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state playoffs...rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Michigan by Scout, No. 15 by 247Sports and No. 22 by Rivals...played under Coach Dale Harvel...selected to play in the Ohio-Michigan High School Border Classic allstar game...also a standout in baseball and basketball. PERSONAL: Avonte Michael Maddox, born 3/31/96, is the son of Michael Maddox and Melanie Jackson...has two brothers and one sister...communication major.

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7-5 record and the Texas state playoffs his final year...played under Coach Mike Young...was also the district champion in the discus as a senior. PERSONAL: Colton John Lively, born 7/25/94, is the son of J.W. and Charla Lively...has one brother and one sister...earned his bachelor’s degree in communication and is pursuing a second major in administration of justice.

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MATHEWS CAREER STATISTICS

MADDOX CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE

G/GS

UT

AT

TOT

TFL

SACKS FR FF INT PBU

2014

13/6

26

6

32

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

3

2015

13/13

52

23

75

1.0-5

0.5

0

0

3

12

2016

10/9

38

11

49

8.5-38

2.5

0

0

3

8

TOTAL

36/28 116

40

156

9.5-43

3.0

0

0

6

23

KICK RETURNS

KICK RET.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2014

11

219

19.9

35

0

0

2015

6

182

30.3

89

1

6

2016

1

20

20.0

20

0

0

TOTAL

18

421

23.4

89

1

6

AARON MATHEWS

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CLAIRTON, PA/ CLAIRTON

WR | 6-4 | 205 | SO

2016: Played in 12 games, starting three contests as a true freshman…starting assignments came against Marshall, Virginia Tech and Clemson…had six catches for 51 yards (8.5 avg.) on the year…posted season highs in receptions (two) and receiving yards (35) against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl…also was an important contributor on coverage units during his debut season and totaled five tackles. HIGH SCHOOL: One of Pennsylvania’s most versatile performers, playing quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back for Class A power Clairton…as a senior signal-caller, ranked third in the WPIAL with 2,478 passing yards while throwing 30 touchdowns…playing receiver his junior year, averaged 17.6 yards per catch with 44 receptions for 773 yards…selected All-State Class A by the Pennsylvania Football Writers and Pennsylvania Football News in the “athlete” category as a senior and as a wide receiver his junior year…Pittsburgh PostGazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”…as a senior, led Clairton to a 13-1 record, the WPIAL Class A championship and the quarterfinals of the PIAA playoffs…his junior season, the Bears went 15-1, winning the WPIAL title and advancing to the PIAA championship game… his freshman year, Clairton went 16-0, capturing the WPIAL and PIAA titles…rated one of the nation’s top 30 athletes by 247Sports…rated Pennsylvania’s No. 13 overall prospect by 247Sports and No. 14 by ESPN and Rivals…three-year team captain…played under Coach Wayne Wade…also lettered in baseball, basketball and track. PERSONAL: Aaron Gregory Mathews, born 12/6/97, is the son of Tanisha George…has one brother…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS

2016

12/3

6

51

8.5

24

0

0

KELLEN McALONE

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DALLAS, TX/ JESUIT COLLEGE PREP

WR | 6-2 | 205 | JR*

2016: Played in nine games on special teams to earn his second letter. 2015: Played in seven games on special teams to letter. 2014: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: An all-district wide receiver at Jesuit College Prep under Coach Brandon Hickman...compiled 1,069 yards and 13 touchdowns on 66 receptions as a senior (16.2 avg.)... helped team to a 19-7 record (.731) his final two varsity seasons, including a pair of bi-district championships and one area title...also lettered in track and field...chairman and co-founder of the American/African Outreach Society (AAOS). PERSONAL: Kellen Loftin McAlone, born 5/17/95, is the son of Michael and JoAnne McAlone...has one sister...majoring in business and communication.

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ANTHONY McKEE JR.

COLUMBUS, OH/ MARION-FRANKLIN

LB | 6-2 | 215 | SO*

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly recruited Ohio linebacker prospect…played in only seven games as a senior at MarionFranklin due to transfer guidelines…played at Walnut Ridge as a junior and sophomore…All-Ohio Division IV Special Mention and first team All-Central District Division IV as a senior…played free safety, wide receiver and punter for Marion-Franklin…had 63 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions, returning one for a 90-yard touchdown…as a junior linebacker at Walnut Ridge, was named first team AllCentral District Division II, All-Ohio Division II (third team) and to The Columbus Dispatch All- Metro Team (second team)… selected to play in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) North-South All-Star Classic and OhioMichigan Border Classic...named to the Scout 300 (No. 263)… rated one of Ohio’s top 25 overall prospects by ESPN (No. 12), 247Sports (No. 17), Scout (No. 18) and Rivals (No. 24)…rated

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BRONX, NY/POLY PREP COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

OL | 6-6 | 350 | FR*

LB | 6-2 | 225 | SO*

2016: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time All-Philadelphia Catholic League (PCL) performer at La Salle College…Philadelphia Daily News All-City…a three-year letterman, helping the Explorers to a 25-7 mark (.781) during his varsity career, including a PCL title as a senior…played under Coach John Steinmetz…selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic. PERSONAL: James David Morrissey IV, born 6/9/98, is the son of Jim and Shivaun Morrissey...has two sisters...enrolled in the College of Business Administration.

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2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way starter at quarterback and cornerback for Gateway, which plays in Florida’s largest classification (8A)...compiled 1,909 yards in total offense as a senior...threw for 935 yards and 12 touchdowns with only two interceptions...rushed for 974 yards and 16 scores...picked off three passes on defense...led Gateway to a 7-4 record and the first playoff appearance in school history... named Florida All-State Class 8A (third team)...named to the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida Super60...selected to play in the Central Florida All-Star Game...rated a top-100 overall prospect in Florida by 247Sports and Rivals...ranked the nation’s No. 46 athlete by 247Sports...rated one of the top 10 cornerbacks in Florida by Scout...played under Coach Marlin

OL | 6-3 | 295 | FR*

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DB | 6-3 | 205 | FR*

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA/ LA SALLE COLLEGE HIGH

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2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the consensus No. 1 offensive line prospect in the state of New York by the major recruiting services...New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) Class AA All-State... American Family Insurance ALL-USA New York Football Team...MSG Varsity All-New York City...rated the No. 5 overall prospect in New York by Rivals, No. 6 by Scout, No. 8 by 247Sports and No. 9 by ESPN...played under Coach Dino Morgan. PERSONAL: Justin Malika Morgan, born 9/17/98, is the son of Glendolyn Foster and Sean Morgan...has one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A starter since his freshman season at Neshannock, Medure’s varsity career coincided with the best three-year period in school history… the Lancers made three consecutive WPIAL Class A playoff appearances from 2012-14, reaching the semifinals each year…was the Big Seven Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior linebacker, leading Neshannock to an 11-1 overall record and the Big Seven title with a 7-0 mark…first team All-Big Seven at tight end…Pennsylvania Football News All-Class A Honorable Mention…played under Coach Fred Mozzocio…also lettered in track and field and basketball… National Honor Society member. PERSONAL: James Paul Medure, born 1/13/97, is the son of Jim and Erin Medure…has two brothers and one sister…biological sciences major.

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HENRY MILLER

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JUSTIN MORGAN

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Roberts...also a basketball and track letterman. PERSONAL: Henry John Miller, born 4/2/98, is the son of Henry and Schaevon Miller...has one brother...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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one of the nation’s top 25 outside linebackers by Scout (No. 22) and ESPN (No. 25)…played under Marion-Franklin coach Brian Haffele. PERSONAL: Anthony Lee McKee Jr., born 12/21/95, is the son of Anthony McKee Sr. and Dawn Hinton…has three sisters and one brother…communication major.

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CHAWNTEZ MOSS

BEDFORD, OH/ BEDFORD

RB | 5-11 | 210 | SO

MOSS GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

ATT.

VILLANOVA

DNP

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

0

PENN STATE

0

0

0

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

2

8

0

0

0

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

7

47

1

0

0

0

MARSHALL

12

97

0

1

7

0

2016: Played in 10 games as a true freshman, serving as a 8 45 0 1 11 0 reserve tailback and on special teams…rushed for 227 yards GEORGIA TECH 7 26 0 0 0 0 on 42 carries (5.4 avg.) and one touchdown, while catching two @VIRGINIA passes for 18 yards (9.0 avg.) on the year…had a season-high VIRGINIA TECH 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 yards on 12 carries (8.1 avg.) vs. Marshall…blocked a @MIAMI 2 (-2) 0 0 0 0 Northwestern punt in the Pinstripe Bowl, which Pitt converted 0 0 0 0 0 0 into a short touchdown drive…enrolled at Pitt in January fol- @CLEMSON lowing his early graduation from Bedford and participated in DUKE DNP spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Rushed for more than 3,000 yards SYRACUSE DNP over his final two seasons at Bedford…as a junior, achieved a 4 6 0 0 0 0 2,000-yard rushing season and set a school record with 32 VS. NORTHWESTERN total touchdowns…led Bedford to a 12-1 record and the Ohio Division II playoffs that year…as a senior, rushed for 1,356 yards and 14 TDs…had a 294-yard rushing game with seven touchdowns against Lorain…rushed for 331 yards and three TDs against Mayfield…Lake Erie League Offensive Player of the Year…Cleveland.com All-Star…Northeast Ohio Lakes AllPHILLIPIE District…rated the nation’s No. 35 running back prospect by MOTLEY Rivals…rated one of the top 45 overall prospects in Ohio by COLUMBUS, OH/ ESPN (No. 31), Rivals (No. 41) and Scout (No. 45)…played HILLIARD DAVIDSON under Coach Sean Williams. PERSONAL: Chawntez (pronounced DB 5-10 175 JR* “shawn-tez”) Latrell Moss, born 11/8/97, is the son of Aisha Williams and Cecil Moss Sr….has three brothers and two 2016: Played in nine games, making two starts at cornerback… sisters…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. starting assignments came in consecutive contests against Virginia and Virginia Tech…missed the final four regular-season contests due to an injury sustained in the Virginia Tech game… MOSS CAREER STATISTICS totaled nine tackles and two PBUs on the season...had a careerG/GS ATT. YARDS AVG. LONG TD PTS. RUSHING high six stops at Virginia. 2015: Played in all 13 games, serving 2016 10/0 42 227 5.4 41 1 6 on special teams and as a reserve cornerback to letter in his RECEIVING G/GS REC. YARDS AVG. LONG TD PTS. first active season…totaled four tackles on the year, including a season-high two stops against Miami. 2014: Redshirted as a 2016 10/0 2 18 9.0 11 0 0 true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Speedy cornerback prospect who was also a big-play performer on offense for Hilliard Davidson... two-year starter at corner...played slot back and wide receiver on offense...first team All-Ohio Capital Conference Central Division...helped team to a 13-1 record and the semifinals of the Ohio Division I (largest classification) state playoffs...averaged 10.3 yards per rush, compiling 781 yards and nine touchdowns on 76 carries...averaged an incredible 27.6 yards per catch (nine receptions for 248 yards and four touchdowns)...in a 20-7 playoff victory over Pickerington North, had 130 receiving yards on just two catches (65.0 avg.) with both going for TDs (covering 50 and 80 yards)...on the season, scored 13 total TDs for 78 points...selected to play in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) North-South Classic...rated one of the top 60 overall prospects in Ohio by Scout and 247Sports... played under Coach Brian White...set track school records in the

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MOTLEY CAREER STATISTICS G/GS

UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR

FF

INT

PBU

2015

13/0

2

0

0

0

2

4

0-0

0.0

0

2016

9/2

6

3

9

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

2

TOTAL

22/2

8

5

13

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

2

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PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

RECORD BOOK

2016: Played in all 13 games, starting two (Georgia Tech and Duke)…rushed for 127 yards on 33 carries (3.8 avg.) and two touchdowns, while catching two passes for 38 yards (19.0 avg.)…recorded season highs in carries (nine) and rushing yards (36) in the Panthers’ 42-39 win over Penn State...had a career-long 30-yard reception against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl. 2015: Began his first active collegiate campaign as Pitt’s third-string tailback but finished it as an All-ACC honoree and 1,000-yard rusher… was thrust into a prominent role when starter James Conner was lost for the season due to a knee injury in the opener against Youngstown State…Ollison seized the opportunity by becoming just the fifth freshman in Pitt history to achieve a 1,000-yard season…rushed for 1,121 yards and 11 touchdowns on 212 carries (5.3 avg.) and also had 14 receptions for 77 yards (5.5 avg.) and a TD…selected the ACC’s Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) and league coaches…was a co-recipient of the coaches’ overall Rookie of the Year award with Pitt safety Jordan Whitehead…selected All-ACC (second team) by the media and coaches…was twice named the ACC Rookie of the Week (for his performances against Youngstown State and Syracuse)…in his Pitt debut, Ollison ripped off 207 yards and a touchdown on just 16 carries (12.9 avg.)—all in the second half—in Pitt’s 45-37 win over YSU…it marked the most rushing yards in a season opener by a freshman in school history and the fifth most by a Pitt freshman overall…Ollison’s TD against YSU was a 71-yarder on just his third career carry…was awarded a “Helmet Sticker” on ESPN College Football Final for his dazzling debut…facing the nation’s No. 11 rushing defense in Louisville (108.9 yards/game), Ollison churned out 152 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries (5.4 avg.), sparking a 45-34 win…in the Panthers’ 17-13 victory at Virginia Tech, rushed for 122 yards and a TD on 19 carries (6.4 avg.)…had 111 yards and a TD on 26 carries (4.3 avg.) in Pitt’s 31-13 win at Duke…netted 103 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries (4.5 avg.) in a 23-20 win at Syracuse. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: The top running back prospect in the state of New York according to Rivals and 247Sports…rated a consensus top 5 overall prospect in New York by the major scouting services…two-time New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) Class AA All-State selection…finished as the all-time career rushing leader at Canisius with 4,147 yards, a total that ranked third in Monsignor Martin Association (MMA) history…scored 57

2016 SEASON

2016: Started all 13 games at center…extended his streak of consecutive starts to 34 contests. 2015: After serving as Pitt’s starting center the season prior, Officer shifted to right guard as a sophomore and started all 13 games. 2014: Played in all 13 games, starting 10 at center...made his first career start on Sept. 13 at FIU following the season-ending injury to original starting center Artie Rowell a week prior at Boston College. 2013: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: A force on both sides of the ball at Eastridge, collecting 40 tackles on the defensive line while paving the way for two 1,000-yard rushers on offense...the top-rated offensive line prospect in New York according to Scout...New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) first team Class A All-State as an offensive lineman... his junior year, was an NYSSWA All-State pick on the defensive line...three-time All-Monroe County...two-time All-Greater Rochester...led Eastridge to a 17-2 record (.895) his final two seasons, including a 10-1 mark and the Section V Class A championship his senior year...rated the No. 6 overall prospect in New York by Rivals and Scout...played under Coach Chad Green...four-time Black Scholar Award recipient. PERSONAL: Alexander Sabin Officer, born 10/28/95, is the son of Alivia Gaskins...has one brother...social sciences major.

RB | 6-2 | 230 | JR*

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ROCHESTER, NY/ EASTRIDGE

NIAGARA FALLS, NY/ CANISIUS

STAFF

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QADREE OLLISON

MEDIA

100 meters (10.63) and 200 meters (21.67). PERSONAL: Phillipie (pronounced phil-leap-p ) Roland Motley, born 12/15/95, is the son of Phillipie and Gloria Motley...has two sisters...finance major.

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OLLISON GAME BY GAME

career touchdowns…rushed for 1,465 yards and scored 22 touchdowns as a senior…in the MMA championship game played in Buffalo’s Ralph Wilson Stadium, Ollison closed his high school career by rushing for 240 yards and five touchdowns on 20 carries (12.0 avg.) to lead Canisius to a 41-7 victory over rival St. Joe’s…as a junior, rushed for 1,876 yards and scored 26 TDs…led Canisius to a 20-2 record (.909) his final two seasons, including back-to-back MMA championships… played under Coach Rich Robbins. PERSONAL: Qadree Waymond Ollison, born 9/8/96, is the son of Vicki Harris and Wayne Ollison…has three brothers and one sister…parents were college basketball players…father played at Buffalo State and mother played at Alabama State…communication major.

OLLISON CAREER STATISTICS RUSHING 2015

G/GS 13/11

ATT. 212

YARDS 1,121

AVG. 5.3

LONG 71

TD 11

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

YSU

16

207

1

1

3

0

@AKRON

21

81

1

0

0

0

@IOWA

4

17

0

2

7

0

@VIRGINIA TECH

19

122

1

0

0

0

VIRGINIA

13

49

1

0

0

0

@GEORGIA TECH

22

83

1

2

15

0

@SYRACUSE

23

103

2

0

0

0

NORTH CAROLINA

10

54

1

1

(-4)

0

NOTRE DAME

12

32

0

1

4

0

@DUKE

26

111

1

2

19

0

LOUISVILLE

28

152

1

1

1

0

66

10

37

0

2

18

0

VS. NAVY

8

73

1

2

14

1

13/2

33

127

3.8

19

2

12

TOTAL

26/13

245

1,248

5.1

71

13

78

RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

13/11

14

77

5.5

15

1

6

2016

13/2

2

38

19.0

30

0

0

TOTAL

26/13

16

115

7.2

30

1

6

BRIAN O’NEILL

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WILMINGTON, DE/ SALESIANUM SCHOOL

OLLISON GAME BY GAME ATT.

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

VILLANOVA

7

30

0

0

0

0

PENN STATE

9

36

0

0

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

0

0

0

1

8

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

2

5

0

0

0

0

MARSHALL

0

0

0

0

0

0

GEORGIA TECH

3

20

1

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA

1

0

0

0

0

0

VIRGINIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

@MIAMI

1

2

0

0

0

0

@CLEMSON

0

0

0

0

0

0

DUKE

4

10

1

0

0

0

SYRACUSE

0

0

0

0

0

0

VS. NORTHWESTERN

6

24

0

1

30

0

74

ATT.

MIAMI

PTS.

2016

2016 GAME

2015 GAME

OL | 6-6 | 305 | JR*

2016: Started all 13 games at right tackle…extended his streak of consecutive starts to 25 contests…while he was highly integral for Pitt’s pass protection and nationally ranked running game, O’Neill actually carried the ball twice himself— scoring touchdowns each time…his initial carry came on a throwback lateral that went for a 24-yard TD in the Panthers’ 37-34 win over Georgia Tech…reached the end zone again on an end-around play against Virginia Tech that resulted in a five-yard score…had two carries for 29 yards on the year (14.5 avg.) and even threw two passes (against Syracuse and Northwestern, both incomplete)…O’Neill’s unconventional contributions earned him SB Nation’s 2016 “Piesman Trophy,” which honors offensive and defensive linemen who run, pass or catch the ball…SB Nation first team All-American…was an All-ACC selection by the coaches (second team) and media (third team). 2015: Switched from tight end to offensive tackle in July to fortify depth at the position following the offseason injury to Jaryd Jones-Smith…went on to play in all 13 games, starting the final 12 contests…in his first career start (at Akron, Sept. 12), played left tackle in place of the injured Adam Bisnowaty…started the balance of the season at right tackle. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way standout at tight end and defensive end for Delaware state champion Salesianum School...first team Delaware

PLAYER PROFILES

OL | 6-5 | 320 | SO*

QB | 6-2 | 215 | FR

CHASE PINE

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WILLIAMSBURG, VA/ LAFAYETTE

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PRO FOOTBALL

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Decorated player who earned status as Virginia’s No. 1 outside linebacker prospect according to Scout…selected first team Group 4A All-State and The Virginia Gazette Player of the Year after compiling 80 tackles, 11 sacks and 25 tackles for loss as a senior…also was Lafayette’s starting quarterback and amassed nearly 2,000 yards in total offense… threw for more than 1,500 yards with 23 touchdowns and only three interceptions…rushed for 362 yards and eight TDs…led team to a 12-1 record and the Virginia Group 4A playoffs…selected to play in the prestigious Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…also played in the Nike 757 All-Star Football Classic and was named his team’s defensive MVP after collecting three sacks and a fumble recovery…rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Virginia by 247Sports, No. 14 by Rivals and No. 24 by ESPN and Scout…played under Coach Andy Linn.

HISTORY

LB | 6-2 | 240 | FR*

RECORD BOOK

Enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in January 2017 following his early graduation from Ocean Township and participated in spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the nation’s No. 10 pro-style quarterback by 247Sports…accounted for nearly 1,900 yards in total offense and 20 touchdowns his senior year…threw for 1,395 yards and nine touchdowns on 112-of-189 passing (59%), while rushing for 472 yards and 11 TDs…as a junior, Pickett threw for 1,796 yards and 19 touchdowns on 113-of-176 passing (64%) and also rushed for 336 yards and five TDs… led Ocean Township to a 9-2 record and the semifinals of the Central, Group 3 playoffs his junior year…for his career, passed for 4,670 yards and 43 touchdowns and rushed for 873 yards and 17 TDs…All-Shore Conference…rated the No. 11 overall prospect in New Jersey by 247Sports, No. 21 by ESPN, No. 23 by Rivals and No. 27 by Scout…played under Coach Don Klein. PERSONAL: Kenneth Shane Pickett, born 6/6/98, is the son of Ken and Kasey Pickett…has one sister…father played football at Shippensburg University…mother played soccer at Kutztown University…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

2016 SEASON

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of Pennsylvania’s most highly regarded offensive linemen…primarily a tackle during his career, he moved to center as a senior to fortify Hempfield’s offensive line…also started at defensive tackle…Greensburg Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette East “Fabulous 22”…All-Foothills Conference…rated Pennsylvania’s No. 17 overall prospect by 247Sports, No. 24 by Scout, No. 27 by Rivals and No. 28 by ESPN…played under Coach Rich Bowen…Pilato was a three-year starter in basketball who ranked among the WPIAL’s top post players… was a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 10” honoree in that sport, averaging 13.1 points and nine rebounds as a senior…also a track and field letterman. PERSONAL: Anthony Julius Pilato, born 12/18/96, is the son of Sam and Vicki Pilato…has two brothers…father was an offensive lineman at Pitt (1980-82)…brother, R.J., played basketball at Washington & Jefferson College, while other brother, Gino, was a member of the football and track and field teams at Carnegie Mellon University…administration of justice major.

PLAYER PROFILES

OAKHURST, NJ/ OCEAN TOWNSHIP

GREENSBURG, PA/ HEMPFIELD AREA

STAFF

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TONY PILATO

MEDIA

Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA) AllState...also selected all-state as a junior and sophomore (third team both seasons)...1290 “The Ticket” Defensive Player of the Year...three-time first team All-Catholic...as a senior, averaged 18.6 yards per catch with 33 receptions for 614 yards and eight touchdowns...totaled 45 tackles, five sacks, 13 pass deflections, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries on defense...rated a consensus top 5 overall prospect in Delaware by the major scouting services...led team to an 11-1 record and the Delaware Division I state championship...in his final three seasons, led team to a combined 31-7 mark (.816)... played under Coach Bill DiNardo...led Salesianum to a 22-2 record in basketball and the school’s first DIAA championship in that sport...O’Neill was named the Delaware Boys Basketball Player of the Year after averaging 13.5 points and 8.2 rebounds...also lettered in lacrosse. PERSONAL: Brian Cormac O’Neill, born 9/15/95, is the son of Brendan and Elizabeth O’Neill...has two sisters and one brother...comes from a family of athletes...father played running back at Dartmouth and mother was a swimmer at Northeastern...brother, Eamon, was a soccer player at Northwestern...finance major.

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BRIAN POPP

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LOVELAND, OH/ LOVELAND

LB | 6-0 | 235 | JR*

2016: Played in one game (Virginia Tech). 2015: Did not play in any games. 2014: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: An all-state linebacker as a senior for Ohio Division II champion Loveland...helped the Tigers to a 15-0 record and first state title in school history...two-time first team All-Eastern Cincinnati Conference (ECC)...Associated Press Division II All-Ohio (second team)...All-TriStateFootball.com (second team)...three-time ECC All-Academic selection... played under Coach Fred Cranford...High Honors graduate. PERSONAL: Brian Alexander Popp, born 9/19/95, is the son of Dave and Deb Popp...has two brothers...father played offensive tackle at Eastern Illinois University and was a seventh-round NFL Draft pick of the New York Giants in 1989...majoring in business information systems, finance and marketing.

KAEZON PUGH

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ALIQUIPPA, PA/ ALIQUIPPA

DL | 6-1 | 250 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Accomplished on both sides of the ball for perennial Pennsylvania power Aliquippa…a four-year varsity contributor, playing linebacker and running back…selected the Pennsylvania Football Writers Class AA Player of the Year… Beaver County Times Player of the Year…Pittsburgh TribuneReview Player of the Year…two-time All-State Class AA pick at running back by the Pennsylvania Football Writers as well as Pennsylvania Football News…a defensive selection on the Pennsylvania Football News 2015 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh TribuneReview “Terrific 25”…finished his career with 4,979 rushing yards…as a senior, led the WPIAL with 2,451 yards on 273 carries (8.9 avg.)…also led the WPIAL in scoring with 252 points (35 touchdowns and 42 PATs)…led the Quips to a 15-1

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record, the WPIAL Class AA championship and a PIAA runner-up finish his final season…helped Aliquippa to the WPIAL title game each of his four seasons, winning twice…rated the nation’s No. 22 outside linebacker by Rivals…rated the No. 7 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals, No. 11 by ESPN, No. 12 by 247Sports and No. 14 by Scout…played under Coach Mike Zmijanac…also a basketball and track standout… helped the Quips’ basketball team to a 30-0 record and PIAA Class AA championship as a senior…ran on Aliquippa’s statequalifying 400-meter relay team. PERSONAL: Kaezon Jaizae Pugh, born 3/13/97, is the son of Katia Pugh and David Askew…has one brother and one sister…uncle, Chad Askew, was a wide receiver for Pitt from 1990-94...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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ELIAS REYNOLDS

BROOKLYN, NY/POLY PREP COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

LB | 6-2 | 235 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly regarded linebacker who was rated the No. 1 prospect in the state of New York by Scout…compiled 87 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and three interceptions as a senior…also had 10 catches for 125 yards (12.5 avg.) as a tight end…New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) Class AA AllState…American Family Insurance ALL-USA New York Football Team…MSG Varsity All-New York City…in addition to his top ranking from Scout, was also rated the No. 2 overall prospect in New York by 247Sports, No. 6 by ESPN and No. 7 by Rivals… played under Coach Dino Mangiero. PERSONAL: Elias Jason Reynolds, born 8/7/97, is the son of Cary Padilla and Michael Reynolds…has four brothers and two sisters…father played football at Southern Connecticut…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

SHANE ROY

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READING, OHIO/ READING

DL | 6-4 | 280 | JR*

2016: Played in 10 games as a reserve defensive tackle to earn his first letter…totaled four tackles, a TFL and a fumble recovery on the season…recovered a fumble at Oklahoma State, which Pitt parlayed into a touchdown. 2015: Played in one game (at Duke). 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of Ohio’s top defensive end prospects who collected a

PLAYER PROFILES

AT TOT TFL

SACKS FR FF INT PBU

1/0

0

0

0

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2016

10/0

3

1

4

1.0-1

0.0

1

0

0

0

TOTAL

11/0

3

1

4

1.0-1

0.0

1

0

0

0

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PENN HILLS, PA/ PENN HILLS

COATESVILLE, PA/ COATESVILLE AREA

DB | 6-2 | 190 | SO*

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PRO FOOTBALL

2016: Played in 11 games, serving on special teams and as a reserve safety…compiled 12 tackles on the season… had a season-high five stops against Duke…had three tackles against Syracuse. 2015: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Highly coveted defensive back rated the state’s No. 8 overall prospect by ESPN…a two-way All-Ches-Mont National Division Team selection as a defensive back and “athlete”…Daily Local News All-Area…Honorable Mention Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAAA…at safety, collected 46 tackles, four tackles for loss and two interceptions…also a starting wide receiver who had 37 catches for 442 yards (11.9 avg.) and three touchdowns… rushed nine times for 99 yards (11.0 avg.)…a three-year starter in Coatesville’s secondary, helping the Red Raiders to a combined 35-6 mark (.854)…as a senior, led team to a 13-1 record and the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs…his sophomore year, Coatesville went 13-3 and was the PIAA Class AAAA runner-up…in addition to his top 10 rating in the state by ESPN, was considered Pennsylvania’s No. 11 overall prospect by Rivals and No. 14 by 247Sports and Scout…played under Coach Matt Ortega…selected to

HISTORY

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined Pitt as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A standout tight end and linebacker at Penn Hills under Coach John Peterman… collected 90 tackles, 10 TFLs and two sacks as a senior…had 10 receptions for 215 yards (21.5 avg.) and two touchdowns on offense…helped Penn Hills to a 7-3 record and the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs in his final season…a four-year basketball letterman who scored 1,000 career points and was twice selected first team all-section…National Honor Society member… High Honor Roll. PERSONAL: DeAndre Rashed Schifino, born 6/25/97, is the son of Sharlena Schifino and Rashed Winbush…has one brother and one sister…accounting major.

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RECORD BOOK

TE | 6-2 | 240 | SO*

2016: Did not play in any games. 2015: Joined Pitt as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterman at Clearfield Area under Coach Tim Janocko…first team All-Mountain League running back and linebacker as a senior when he compiled 1,000 rushing yards and 88 tackles… helped the Bison to a 44-7 mark (.863) over his four-year varsity career, including four conference championships and one region title…selected to play in the Central Pennsylvania Football Coaches Association Lezzer Lumber Classic…excellent all-around athlete who was also an allleague performer in basketball and a three-time letterman in baseball…National Honor Society member. PERSONAL: Erik Michael Sellers, born 10/6/96, is the son of Mike and Roni Sellers…has one sister…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

2016 SEASON

DeANDRE SCHIFINO

FB | 6-1 | 235 | SO*

PLAYER PROFILES

G/GS UT

CLEARFIELD, PA/ CLEARFIELD AREA

STAFF

DEFENSE 2015

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ROY CAREER STATISTICS

ERIK SELLERS

MEDIA

school-record 27.5 sacks as a three-year starter at Reading... compiled 279 total tackles for his career...as a senior, had 94 tackles and seven sacks...his junior year, had 98 tackles and 16.5 sacks...in addition to defensive end, also started at tight end and offensive tackle...Honorable Mention All-Ohio Division V...first team All-Southwest District...two-time first team AllCincinnati Hills League...Cincinnati Hills League Academic Award...played under Coach Scott Thamann...selected to play in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) North-South Classic, becoming only the second player in Reading history to be selected for that historic all-star game... also an all-league performer in basketball and wrestling. PERSONAL: Shane Gabriel Roy, born 11/17/95, is the son of Mike and Lynn Roy...has one brother and one sister... communication major.

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PLAYER PROFILES Jazzee Stocker continued

track and field team to its first section championship in 20 years…captured the WPIAL Class AA long jump championship play in the Big 33 Football Classic. PERSONAL: Jazzee Cisum with a record leap of 22-11.5...went on to win the state Class Stocker, born 6/3/96, is the son of Emmanuel and Leonette AA title with a jump of 22-9.5...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Male Stocker…has five brothers, including Manny, who was a quarter- Athlete of the Year...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Co-Male Athlete of back at Pitt during the 2015-16 seasons…public service major. the Year...Valley News Dispatch Male Athlete of the Year. PERSONAL: Charles Fitzgerald Tipton, born 7/12/96, is the son of Charles Tipton Sr. and Kim Tipton…communication major. STOCKER CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE

G/GS UT

AT TOT TFL

2016

11/0

3

9

12

0-0

SACKS FR FF INT PBU 0.0

0

0

0

0

TIPTON CAREER STATISTICS RECEIVING

TRE TIPTON

5

APOLLO, PA/ APOLLO-RIDGE

WR | 6-0 | 190 | SO*

2016: Played in nine games, starting one (North Carolina)… sustained a season-ending injury at Miami (Nov. 5), missing the final four contests…totaled 12 receptions for 142 yards (11.8 avg.) and a touchdown on the year…also compiled 61 yards on 11 rushes (5.5 avg.)…had a season-high three receptions for 27 yards (9.0 avg.) at Oklahoma State…had his first career touchdown catch on a 15-yard reception against Marshall…also rushed for a season-high 26 yards on three carries (8.7 avg.) against the Thundering Herd…completed an 11-yard pass (to quarterback Nathan Peterman) against Virginia Tech off a gadget play. 2015: Played in the season’s initial four games as a true freshman wide receiver…sustained a knee injury in practice and did not see any game action for the balance of the season...received a medical redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: One of the WPIAL’s most versatile talents…played quarterback, receiver and defensive back as a senior…rushed for 1,028 yards on 86 carries (11.9 avg.), threw for 515 yards on 31-of-68 passing and also had 475 receiving yards on 25 receptions (19.0 avg.)…scored 18 total touchdowns…selected All-State Class AA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers and Pennsylvania Football News in the “athlete” category…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2014 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh TribuneReview “Terrific 25”…led Apollo-Ridge to a 9-2 record and the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs…played under Coach John Skiba, an offensive lineman at Pitt from 1988-92… rated the No. 23 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 31 by Rivals and Scout, and No. 38 by 247Sports…selected to play in the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) East-West All-Star Game…a three-sport standout who also excelled in basketball and track and field… in addition to leading Apollo-Ridge’s football and basketball teams to the WPIAL playoffs during his career, he helped the

78

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

4/0

0

0





0

0

2016

9/1

12

142

11.8

25

1

6

TOTAL

13/1

12

142

11.8

25

1

6

RUSHING

G/GS

ATT.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS. 0

2015

4/0

0

0





0

2016

9/1

11

61

5.5

21

0

0

TOTAL

13/1

11

61

5.5

21

0

0

TD

REC.

YDS.

TD

TIPTON GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

ATT.

YDS.

VILLANOVA

0

0

0

0

0

0

PENN STATE

0

0

0

0

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

1

(-2)

0

3

27

0 0

@NORTH CAROLINA

1

6

0

2

18

MARSHALL

3

26

0

1

15

1

GEORGIA TECH

3

21

0

2

18

0

@VIRGINIA

3

10

0

2

20

0

VIRGINIA TECH

0

0

0

1

19

0

@MIAMI

0

0

0

1

25

0

@CLEMSON

DNP

DUKE

DNP

SYRACUSE

DNP

VS. NORTHWESTERN

DNP

49

PK | 6-6 | 200 | JR

WR | 5-11 | 190 | FR*

ALIQUIPPA, PA/ CENTRAL VALLEY

WATTS CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE 2016

G/GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR FF INT PBU 7/1

2

1

3

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

THIS IS PITT

RB | 5-10 | 190 | FR*

0

PRO FOOTBALL

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2016: Played in seven games as a true freshman defensive tackle, making one start (at Clemson)…totaled three tackles on the season…had a season-high two stops against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned acclaim as one of the country’s top defensive tackle prospects… compiled 135 tackles, 34 tackles for loss and 10 sacks as a senior…Chicago Tribune All-State…American Family Insurance ALL-USA Illinois Football Team…Chicago Sun-Times All-Public League…Chicago Public League Football Coaches Association All-Illini Conference…led Phillips to the Class 4A state championship with a devastating performance in the title game…collected seven tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and added a 19-yard fumble return for a touchdown in a 51-7 win over Belleville Althoff…Phillips finished with a 14-0 record and became the first Chicago Public League team to claim a football state title…selected to play in the prestigious Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…rated the nation’s No. 25 defensive tackle by Rivals and No. 37 by 247Sports…rated the No. 7 overall prospect in Illinois by Rivals, No. 10 by 247Sports, No. 12 by Scout and No. 23 by ESPN…played under Coach Troy McAllister. PERSONAL: Amir Watts, born 1/14/98, is the son of Afia Watts and Benyusef Ali…has seven sisters and five brothers…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

HISTORY

KYLE VREEN

DL | 6-3 | 285 | SO

RECORD BOOK

2016: Joined Pitt as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterman at Wando as a wide receiver and safety… two-way starter in each of his final two seasons…served as a team captain and was an “Ultimate Warrior” awardee as a senior…All-Lowcountry selection at defensive back his final year after compiling nearly 100 tackles and four interceptions… also lettered in baseball and wrestling…helped Wando to the 2015 South Carolina Class AAAA baseball championship, the school’s first state title in that sport…National Honor Society…Chamber of Commerce Merit honoree…Charleston Male Student-Athlete of the Year. PERSONAL: Michael John Vardzel, born 11/21/97, is the son of Jerry and Suzie Vardzel… has two brothers and two sisters…enrolled in the College of Business Administration.

CHICAGO, IL/WENDELL PHILLIPS ACADEMY

2016 SEASON

CHARLESTON, SC/ WANDO

34

PLAYER PROFILES

MICHAEL VARDZEL

46

AMIR WATTS

STAFF

Transferred to the University of Pittsburgh from Westminster College in Utah, where he was a two-year member of the soccer team…joined Panthers as a walk-on for 2017 spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered as a placekicker his senior year at Portsmouth under Coach Brian Pafford…lettered three times in soccer and was a team captain…also lettered twice in track. PERSONAL: Ian Stewart Troost, born 12/24/95, is the son of Neil and Sarah Troost…has two brothers…marketing major.

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PORTSMOUTH, NH/ PORTSMOUTH

MEDIA

IAN TROOST

PLAYER PROFILES 16 touchdowns as a senior…also had 10 receptions for 95 yards (9.5 avg.)…helped Central Valley to a combined 26-3 record (.897) over his junior and senior seasons…his junior season, the Warriors went 15-1 en route to a WPIAL Class AAA title and PIAA championship game appearance...played under Coach Mark Lyons. PERSONAL: Kyle Loring Vreen, born 5/11/98, is the son of Carlton and Pamela Vreen…has one brother and one sister…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

2016: Joined Pitt as a fall walk-on and redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: An All-Parkway Conference running back at Central Valley…rushed for 1,308 yards on 233 carries (5.6 avg.) and PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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JESTER WEAH

85

MADISON, WI/ MADISON MEMORIAL

WR | 6-3 | 210 | SR*

2016: Played in 13 games, starting seven…led Pitt in receptions (36), receiving yards (870) and touchdown catches (10)… averaged an incredible 24.2 yards per catch, which led the ACC and ranked second nationally…his 10 TD catches ranked third in the ACC and 28th nationally…was a catalyst in the Panthers’ 43-27 win over Marshall by producing the highest receiving yardage by a Pitt player in 12 years…compiled 176 yards on seven catches—both career highs—and made the game’s decisive play when he beat a Marshall defender for a 54-yard touchdown to put Pitt up by 10 with 1:04 left…his receiving yardage vs. the Thundering Herd was the most by a Pitt player since 2004 (Greg Lee, 188 yards vs. Syracuse)… averaged 38.3 yards per catch at Miami (115 yards on three receptions) and had a career-long 75-yard touchdown…had a career-high two touchdown catches against Syracuse (59 and six yards)…had four total catches for 99 yards (24.8 avg.) against the Orange. 2015: Played in nine games as a reserve receiver to earn his second letter. 2014: Played in eight games as a reserve receiver in his first active season. 2013: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 2 wide receiver in Wisconsin by Rivals and Scout after averaging 20 yards per catch over his final two seasons at Madison Memorial...compiled 71 receptions for 1,436 yards (20.2 avg.) and 13 touchdowns over his junior and senior years...enjoyed a prolific and decorated prep career despite not playing organized football until his sophomore season...selected all-state by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) and Associated Press as a senior after catching 38 passes for 799 yards (21.0 avg.) and eight TDs...first team All-Big Eight Conference...rated the No. 13 overall prospect in Wisconsin by Rivals and Scout...played under Coach Mike Galindo...also a standout in basketball and track...helped basketball team to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 (largest classification) state title his sophomore year...first team All-Big Eight and Wisconsin State Journal All-Area after averaging nearly 12 points and six rebounds as a senior...state sprint champion in the indoor 55-meter dash (6.39) and outdoor 100- (10.70) and 200-meter (21.73) dashes. PERSONAL: Jester Swen Weah, born 2/7/95, is the son of Esther Garwo and James Weah...has one brother...communication major.

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WEAH CAREER STATISTICS RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

8/0

0

0





0

0

2014 2015

9/0

0

2*





0

0

2016

13/7

36

870

24.2

75

10

60

TOTAL

30/7

36

872

24.2

75

10

60

* credited with receiving yardage from a lateral

WEAH GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

REC.

YDS.

TD

VILLANOVA

4

38

1

PENN STATE

0

0

0

@OKLAHOMA STATE

2

85

1

@NORTH CAROLINA

1

14

0

MARSHALL

7

176

1

GEORGIA TECH

3

35

0

@VIRGINIA

2

54

1

VIRGINIA TECH

4

46

1

@MIAMI

3

115

1

@CLEMSON

2

38

0

DUKE

2

95

1

SYRACUSE

4

99

2

VS. NORTHWESTERN

2

75

1

RASHAD WEAVER

17

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/ COOPER CITY

DL | 6-5 | 265 | FR*

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way player for Cooper City, a Class 7A program in Florida…played defensive end and tight end…on defense, compiled 65 tackles, seven sacks, two forced fumbles, one interception return for a touchdown and six pass deflections…also blocked four kicks (two field goals and two punts)…All-Broward County selection… selected to play in the Broward County All-Star Classic and the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) North vs. South All-Star Classic…rated one of the top 18 defensive end prospects in Florida…played under Coach Brandon Walker…also a threeyear starter in basketball. PERSONAL: Rashad Capone Weaver, born 11/10/97, is the son of Autumn DeLaPorte and Nevin Weaver…has two sisters… enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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DL | 6-3 | 290 | FR*

DB | 5-11 | 195 | JR

PRO FOOTBALL THIS IS PITT

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

HISTORY

2016: Selected All-ACC (second team) by the league’s coaches and media…played in and started nine contests at strong safety…missed the final three games due to an injury sustained at Clemson (Nov. 12)…totaled 65 tackles, 1.5 TFLs, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble, an interception and two PBUs on the year…for the second consecutive season, also made contributions on offense…averaged 10.9 yards per rush, totaling 98 yards on nine carries…was a two-way starter (at safety and wide receiver) in Pitt’s 45-31 victory at Virginia…made perhaps the play of the game at UVa when he returned an interception 59 yards for a TD just before halftime, giving the Panthers a lead they would never relinquish…named the ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his Virginia performance, which included his “pick six” and four tackles on defense and three rushes for 28 yards (9.3 avg.) on offense…had a season-high 12 tackles with a forced fumble at North Carolina…in the Panthers’ 42-39 win over Penn State, compiled seven tackles, a TFL

RECORD BOOK

ALIQUIPPA, PA/ CENTRAL VALLEY

2016 SEASON

9

PLAYER PROFILES

JORDAN WHITEHEAD

STAFF

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: One of the most decorated linemen in the state…selected All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Football Writers…first team Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAAA…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2015 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”…Pittsburgh TribuneReview “Terrific 25”…All-Northern Eight…collected 39 tackles from his defensive end position…used as a blocking tight end on offense…led Central Catholic to a 15-1 record, the WPIAL Class AAAA championship and the PIAA title as a senior…had a key six-yard interception return for a touchdown in the WPIAL championship game, a 24-17 win over Penn-Trafford…rated Pennsylvania’s No. 15 overall prospect by Scout, No. 18 by Rivals, No. 19 by ESPN and No. 22 by 247Sports…played under Coach Terry Totten. PERSONAL: Rashad Lamont Wheeler, born 12/1/97, is the son of Marissa Park…has two brothers… enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

PREVIEW

PITTSBURGH, PA/PITTSBURGH CENTRAL CATHOLIC

MEDIA

RASHAD WHEELER

PLAYER PROFILES assist and a fumble recovery…returned his fumble nine yards to the PSU 30, then took a jet sweep 28 yards to the Nittany Lions’ 2, setting up a Pitt TD. 2015: Established himself as one of college football’s top newcomers with a decorated debut season…a consensus Freshman AllAmerican who was honored by no fewer than six different selectors…named the ACC’s Rookie of the Year and Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)…became the first defensive player to be selected by ACSMA as the ACC Rookie of the Year since North Carolina cornerback Dre’ Bly in 1996…ACC coaches also named Whitehead the Defensive Rookie of the Year…was a co-recipient of the coaches’ overall Rookie of the Year award with Pitt tailback Qadree Ollison…selected All-ACC (third team) at safety by the media and coaches… named the ACC Rookie of the Week a league-high three times in 2015 (for his performances against Virginia, Notre Dame and Duke)…also was honored on the ACC AllAcademic Football Team…led Pitt in tackles with 109 stops, the most by a true freshman in school history…also compiled six tackles for loss, a sack assist, six pass breakups, one interception and a fumble return for a touchdown (22 yards against Navy in the Military Bowl)…in November, the Pitt coaching staff began utilizing Whitehead on offense…as a running back, he averaged 10.2 yards per attempt, rushing 12 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns…also had two receptions for 10 yards…played in all 13 games, starting the final 12 contests at strong safety… had a season-high 16 tackles with a TFL assist at Iowa… had 12 tackles against Virginia…had 11 tackles against Notre Dame and also rushed four times for 27 yards (6.8 avg.) and two touchdowns (10 and three yards)…in Pitt’s 31-13 win at Duke, had nine tackles, an interception and broke up a pass in the end zone…on offense against the Blue Devils, rushed for 38 yards on four carries (9.5 avg.)… against Navy in the Military Bowl, had 10 tackles, a TFL assist and returned a fumble 22 yards for a touchdown… also carried twice for 43 yards (21.5 avg.) against the Midshipmen. HIGH SCHOOL: Pennsylvania’s No. 1 overall prospect according to Rivals…one of the most highly recruited cornerbacks in the country…a playmaker on both sides of the ball for Central Valley, where he was a starter since his freshman year…was especially prolific as a senior…in his final season, totaled 35 touchdowns, scoring five different ways…scored TDs by rushing, receiving, interception return, kickoff return and punt return…average length of his TDs was 43.7 yards…rushed for 1,933 yards on 148 attempts (13.1 avg.)…had 24 receptions for 471 yards (19.6 avg.)…compiled 97 tackles and seven interceptions on defense…led Central Valley to a 15-1 record, the WPIAL Class AAA championship and the PIAA state title game… Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Beaver County Times Player of the Year…selected All-State Class AAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers…Pennsylvania Football News first team All-Class AAA…Pennsylvania Football News Class AAA Defensive Player of the Year…

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WHITEHEAD GAME BY GAME

named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2014 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification...recipient of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association Mercury Award, honoring the top high school football player in Western Pennsylvania…selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…rated the nation’s No. 6 cornerback by Rivals, No. 11 by ESPN, No. 17 by Scout and No. 20 by 247Sports…named to the Rivals 100 (No. 75), Scout 300 (No. 128), ESPN 300 (No. 142) and Top247 (No. 163)… played under Coach Mark Lyons…also a track letterman. PERSONAL: Jordan Tyler Whitehead, born 3/18/97, is the son of Gregory and Antonia Whitehead…has one brother and one sister…communication major.

WHITEHEAD CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS

UT

AT

TOT

2015

74

35

109 6.0-17

13/12

2016 TOTAL

9/9

TFL

46

19

65

22/21 120

54

174 7.5-22

1.5-5

SACKS FR FF INT PBU 0.5

1

1

1

0

0

@IOWA

0

0

0

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

VIRGINIA

0

0

0

0

0

0

@GEORGIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

@SYRACUSE

0

0

0

0

0

0

NORTH CAROLINA

0

0

0

0

0

0

NOTRE DAME

4

27

2

0

0

0

@DUKE

4

38

0

0

0

0

LOUISVILLE

2

14

0

1

10

0

0

0 0

0.0

1

1

1

2

0.5

2

2

2

8

TD

PTS.

2

12

9/9

9

98

10.9

28

0

0

22/21

21

220

10.5

28

2

12

RECEIVING

G/GS

REC.

YARDS

AVG.

LONG

TD

PTS.

2015

13/12

2

10

5.0

10

0

0

2016

9/9

0

0





0

0

22/21

2

10

5.0

10

0

0

WHITEHEAD GAME BY GAME ATT.

YDS.

TD

REC.

YDS.

VILLANOVA

0

0

0

0

0

0

PENN STATE

1

28

0

0

0

0

TD

@OKLAHOMA STATE

2

22

0

0

0

0

@NORTH CAROLINA

2

13

0

0

0

0

1

7

0

0

0

0

@VIRGINIA

3

28

0

0

0

0

VIRGINIA TECH

0

0

0

0

0

0

DNP

@MIAMI

0

0

0

0

0

0

@CLEMSON

0

0

0

0

0

0

82

0

0

22

DNP

0

1

LONG

DNP

0

0

10.2

VS. NORTHWESTERN

0

0

AVG.

DNP

0

@AKRON

0

122

SYRACUSE

TD

0

YARDS

DUKE

0

43

12

GEORGIA TECH

YDS.

0

0

ATT.

MARSHALL

REC.

0

2

G/GS

2016 GAME

TD

0

MIAMI

13/12

TOTAL

YDS.

0

VS. NAVY

RUSHING

TOTAL

ATT.

YSU

6

2015 2016

2015 GAME

JALEN WILLIAMS

41

NEWBURGH, NY/ NEWBURGH FREE ACADEMY

LB | 6-2 | 215 | JR*

2016: Played in three games, serving on special teams and as a reserve linebacker…totaled five tackles on the season… twice had a season-high two stops (Villanova and Duke)… transitioned from safety to linebacker during spring drills. 2015: Played in three games, serving on special teams and as a reserve safety. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Gained status as the top defensive back prospect in the state of New York...two-time New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) first team Class AA All-State...threetime Varsity845 first team all-star...a three-year starter on both sides of the ball at Newburgh Free Academy, playing safety and wide receiver under Coach Bill Bianco...collected 17 career interceptions...had more than 100 tackles with three interceptions as a senior...had seven INTs in both his junior and sophomore seasons...led team to a three-year record of 24-7 (.774), including a berth in the New York Class AA title game his sophomore year...rated the No. 5 overall prospect in New York by Rivals, No. 7 by Scout and No. 12 by 247Sports. PERSONAL: Jalen Javonte Williams, born 5/29/96, is the son of Julius and Linda Williams...has three brothers...father played football at Stony Brook University...brother, Jaron, played basketball at York College...administration of justice major.

PLAYER PROFILES DEFENSE

G/GS UT AT TOT TFL 0

0

0

0-0

SACKS FR FF INT PBU

2015

3/0

0.0

2016

3/0

4

1

5

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

6/0

4

1

5

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

18

P | 6-6 | 225 | SR*

WINSLOW CAREER STATISTICS NO.

YDS.

AVG.

LG

TB

FC

I20

2014

50

2,003

40.1

51

4

18

21

0

2015

63

2,589

41.1

60

7

24

21

0

2016

56

2,385

42.6

53

6

12

12

0

TOTAL

169

6,977

41.3

60

17

54

54

0

BLKD

WINSLOW GAME BY GAME 2016 GAME

PUNTS

YDS.

AVG.

6

254

42.3

5

213

42.6

11

466

42.4

@NORTH CAROLINA

4

159

39.8

MARSHALL

1

39

39.0

GEORGIA TECH

1

47

47.0

@VIRGINIA

5

244

48.8

VIRGINIA TECH

6

239

39.8

5

223

44.6

5

217

43.4

DUKE

3

114

38.0

SYRACUSE

3

129

43.0

VS. NORTHWESTERN

1

41

41.0

PRO FOOTBALL

@MIAMI @CLEMSON

HISTORY

PENN STATE @OKLAHOMA STATE

RECORD BOOK

VILLANOVA

2016 SEASON

PUNTING

PLAYER PROFILES THIS IS PITT

2016: In his third season as the Panthers’ starting punter, averaged a career-best 42.6 yards on 56 attempts…placed 12 inside the 20-yard line…achieved his personal single-game high with a 48.8-yard average (on five punts) at Virginia…had a season-long 53-yard punt in four different games (Villanova, Oklahoma State, North Carolina and Miami)…punted a career-high 11 times at Oklahoma State, placing a seasonbest four inside the 20. 2015: Served as Pitt’s starting punter for the second consecutive season...averaged 41.1 yards on 63 punts for the year, placing 21 inside the 20-yard line...had a career-long 60-yard punt at Georgia Tech, placing four punts inside the 20...averaged a season-best 45.0 yards (on four punts) against North Carolina...averaged 44.7 yards on six punts, placing three inside the 20 against Virginia...executed a gutsy fake punt at Syracuse when he completed a 12-yard pass to Matt Galambos, extending Pitt’s fourth-quarter drive that concluded with Chris Blewitt’s game-winning 25-yard field goal as time expired. 2014: Seized the starting punting job in his first active season...averaged 40.1 yards on 50 punts for the year...had a season-long 51-yard punt at North Carolina...averaged a season-best 43.5 yards (on two punts) vs. Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl...named the ACC Specialist of the Week for his Virginia Tech performance after dropping five of his seven punts inside the Hokies’ 15-yard line...averaged 41.6 yards per punt against Virginia Tech... named to the ACC All-Academic Football Team. 2013: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Rated one of the country’s top four punters by Scout...first team AllEasternPAFootball.com Big School Team (Class AAAA-Class AAA)...Philadelphia Daily News All-City...All-Catholic League... in addition to his punting duties, also served as a placekicker and kickoff specialist...averaged 42.3 yards per punt as a senior with a long of 62...totaled 72 points as a placekicker, converting six field goals and 54-of-57 extra points (.947)...65% of his kickoffs went for touchbacks...totaled 17 field goals for his career...helped La Salle to consecutive 12-2 seasons and a pair of trips to PIAA Class AAAA semifinals as a junior and senior...played under Coach Drew Gordon...rated one

STAFF

MAPLE GLEN, PA/ LA SALLE COLLEGE HIGH

PREVIEW

RYAN WINSLOW

0

MEDIA

WILLIAMS CAREER STATISTICS

of the top 40 overall prospects in Pennsylvania by Scout... selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...also was invited to play in the Chesapeake Bowl all-star game but declined the offer as the game overlapped with basketball season...was a three-year letterman and two-year starter at center for the Explorers’ basketball team...National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Ryan Henry Winslow, born 4/30/94, is the son of George and Teresa Winslow...father was the first scholarship punter at Wisconsin...George finished his collegiate career at Villanova and went on to punt in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns (1987) and New Orleans Saints (1989)...George and Ryan were both named to the Philadelphia Daily News 35-Year All-City Team (George was the first-team punter, while Ryan was a third-team pick)...mother played field hockey and lacrosse for Ursinus College and is a member of the school’s athletic hall of fame...earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and is now pursuing his MBA in Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business.

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WINSLOW GAME BY GAME 2015 GAME

PUNTS

YDS.

YSU

6

219

36.5

@AKRON

5

217

43.4

@IOWA

4

157

39.2

@VIRGINIA TECH

6

233

38.8

VIRGINIA

6

268

44.7

@GEORGIA TECH

4

163

40.8

@SYRACUSE

4

165

41.2

NORTH CAROLINA

4

180

45.0

NOTRE DAME

6

256

42.7

@DUKE

5

219

43.8

LOUISVILLE

7

275

39.3

MIAMI

4

160

40.0

VS. NAVY

2

77

38.5

PUNTS

YDS.

AVG.

2014 GAME DELAWARE

2

66

33.0

@BOSTON COLLEGE

5

212

42.4

@FIU

5

199

39.8

IOWA

3

107

35.7

AKRON

7

293

41.9

@VIRGINIA

7

278

39.7

VIRGINIA TECH

7

291

41.6

GEORGIA TECH

2

84

42.0

DUKE

1

35

35.0

@NORTH CAROLINA

4

153

38.2

SYRACUSE

1

48

48.0

@MIAMI

4

150

37.5

VS. HOUSTON

2

87

43.5

84

QUINTIN WIRGINIS

AVG.

58

PITTSBURGH, PA/ FOX CHAPEL

LB | 6-2 | 245 | SR

2016: Played in all 13 games, serving as the top reserve at middle linebacker and as a key player in third-down packages… also saw special teams duty…compiled 28 tackles, 4.5 TFLs, four sacks, a fumble recovery and one PBU…had a careerhigh six stops against Duke, including 1.5 TFLs and a five-yard sack…had four tackles and a 10-yard sack against Penn State…had three tackles and an 11-yard sack against North Carolina...had his first career fumble recovery in the Villanova opener. 2015: Played in all 13 games on special teams and as a reserve middle linebacker...totaled 17 tackles, one PBU and a blocked punt...had a season-high five stops against Navy in the Military Bowl...had three tackles and a PBU at Duke...had three stops at Iowa...blocked a North Carolina punt, leading to a Pitt field goal. 2014: Played in all 12 regular-season games as a true freshman, serving on special teams and as a reserve linebacker...totaled five tackles...had a season-high two stops at Miami. HIGH SCHOOL: Started three seasons at Fox Chapel before missing his entire senior year due to a foot injury... played strong safety his initial two seasons before moving to linebacker as a junior...was highly productive at outside linebacker, totaling a team-high 72 tackles with 15 tackles for loss, three sacks and an interception...started at tight end on offense...sustained a right foot injury in July 2013 that required surgery...although he missed his senior football season, Wirginis finished his rehabilitation in time to be a starting forward on Fox Chapel’s basketball team...rated the No. 33 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout...played under Coach Eric Ravotti. PERSONAL: Quintin Joseph Wirginis, born 4/10/96, is the son of Terry and Pamela Wirginis...has four brothers and two sisters...communication major.

WIRGINIS CAREER STATISTICS DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT

TFL

2014

12/0

3

2

5

0-0

SACKS FR FF INT 0.0

0

0

0

0

2015

13/0 13

4

17

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

1

2016

13/0 20

8

28

4.5-28

4.0

1

0

0

1

TOTAL

38/0 36 14

50

4.5-28

4.0

1

0

0

2

PBU

36

RB | 6-0 | 210 | FR*

25

DEFENSE G/GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR FF

0

13/0

1

0

1

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

2016

2/1

1

0

1

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

15/1

2

0

2

0-0

0.0

0

0

0

0

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JAKE ZILINSKAS

QB | 6-2 | 210 | SO

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Enrolled at Pitt in January following his transfer from John Carroll University…joined team as a walk-on for spring drills…will sit out the 2017 season under NCAA transfer guidelines. AT JOHN CARROLL (2016): Spent one season at JCU, an NCAA Division III program…did not play in any games. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way standout at Indiana, earning first team All-Greater Allegheny Conference as a quarterback and defensive back…finished his career with 2,561 passing yards, 924 rushing yards and 29 touchdown passes against only seven interceptions…a four-year letterman for the Little Indians…played under his father, famed Indiana coach Mark Zilinskas…also an exceptional basketball player who helped Indiana to the 2015 WPIAL Class AAA championship. PERSONAL: Jacob Mark Zilinskas, born 10/11/97, is the son of Mark and Susan Zilinskas…has two sisters…father was a four-year starter in football at IUP from 1983-86…sister, Rachel, was a two-time NCAA champion swimmer at the University of Georgia…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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INDIANA, PA/ INDIANA

2016 SEASON

2016: Transitioned to defense during spring drills and was an opening-day starter at Star linebacker…suffered an injury in that initial game against Villanova and missed the balance of the regular season…returned for the Pinstripe Bowl against Northwestern, seeing special teams duty…lone tackle on the season came on the kickoff coverage unit in the bowl game. 2015: Played in all 13 games as a reserve wide receiver and on special teams in his first active season…totaled five catches for 54 yards (10.8 avg.)…had a season-high two catches (for 11 yards) against Youngstown State…had a season-long reception of 17 yards against Miami…also had a 16-yard catch against Louisville. 2014: Redshirted as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: A big-play wide receiver and shutdown cornerback at Pennsylvania Class AAAA power North Allegheny...selected All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pennsylvania Football News first team All-Class AAAA...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”...three-time AllNorthern Eight...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...averaged 19.4 yards per catch as a senior, totaling 49 receptions for 952 yards and 10 touchdowns... as a junior, averaged an incredible 29.4 yards per catch with 23 receptions for 677 yards and four TDs...had eight interceptions over his final two seasons...as a three-year varsity starter, helped the Tigers to a combined 37-5 (.881) record, two WPIAL Class AAAA championships and a PIAA state title...his junior year, North Allegheny went 16-0 en route to the state championship...rated

PBU

2015

PITTSBURGH, PA/ NORTH ALLEGHENY

LB | 6-2 | 230 | JR*

INT

PLAYER PROFILES

ELIJAH ZEISE

ZEISE CAREER STATISTICS

STAFF

2016: Joined team as a training camp walk-on and redshirted. PREP SCHOOL: Spent the 2015 season at Jireh Prep (N.C.) and was a 700-yard rusher under Coach Ryan Williams. HIGH SCHOOL: A standout linebacker and fullback at William Penn under Coach Marvin Dooley…helped the Colonials to a 12-0 record and the Delaware Division I championship as a senior…averaged nearly 14 yards per carry from the fullback position, netting 291 yards on 21 carries with two touchdowns. PERSONAL: Shawn Robert Wood, born 11/28/96, is the son of Regina Butcher...has two brothers... enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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NEW CASTLE, DE/WILLIAM PENN (JIREH PREP)

MEDIA

SHAWN WOOD

PLAYER PROFILES the No. 10 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports, No. 19 by Scout and No. 21 by Rivals...rated one of the nation’s top 40 “athletes” by 247Sports...played under Coach Art Walker... also named first team All-Section 3 in basketball...2014 North Allegheny Male Athlete of the Year...named an Esmark AllAmerican for outstanding athletic, academic and community service achievements...Scholar-Athlete honoree. PERSONAL: Elijah James Zeise, born 11/28/95, is the son of Paul Zeise and Denita Zeise and the stepson of LeeAnn Zeise...has four brothers and one sister...father played basketball and soccer at Point Park University...stepmother played softball at Duquesne University...grandfather, Ed Smith, played basketball at Canisius College...has two siblings who play college basketball...his brother, Isaiah, plays at Pitt-Greensburg, while his sister, Hailey, plays at Stony Brook...accounting major...recipient of Pitt’s Fred Koloc Award for excellence in writing composition.

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NEWCOMERS

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278 yards (12.1 avg.) and four touchdowns as a senior… helped the Patriots to a 14-0 record and the state Class 5A championship…team went a combined 23-2 (.920) in his two years as a starter…All-Broward County 5A-2A Honorable CAL Mention…rated one of the top 35 receiver prospects in Florida ADOMITIS by Scout…played under Coach Patrick Surtain. PERSONAL: PITTSBURGH, PA/PITTSBURGH Dontavius Devion Butler-Jenkins, born 12/23/98, is the son of CENTRAL CATHOLIC Donnie Butler and Vanekia Jenkins…has 12 siblings, including LS 6-1 210 FR seven sisters and one brother on his father’s side and three Product of nearby Central Catholic who will join Pitt as a walk- sisters and one brother on his mother’s side...enrolled in the on specialist…lettered as a tight end and long snapper for the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Vikings…as a senior, helped Central Catholic to a 14-2 record, the WPIAL Class 6A championship and the PIAA final…his junior year, the team went 15-1 and won both the WPIAL and PIAA championships…played under Coach Terry Totten. PERSONAL: Callen James Adomitis, born 7/9/98, is the son of GRANT Andy and Katherine Adomitis…has two brothers…his brother, CARRIGAN Graham, is a junior tight end at Princeton...enrolled in the WEXFORD, PA/ Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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84

PINE-RICHLAND

CAM BRIGHT

38

CLEVELAND, OH/ PARK CROSSING (AL)

LB | 6-0 | 210 | FR

Athletic linebacker prospect who compiled 131 tackles, including 23 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks as a senior at Park Crossing (AL)…his sack total tied for the most in the entire state… rated one of the top six “athletes” in Alabama by Scout… Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) All-Class 6A… Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro…helped the Thunderbirds to a 13-1 record and the semifinals of the Alabama 6A playoffs under Coach Smitty Grider…as a junior, attended North Ridgeville near Cleveland, Ohio, where he was the team’s leading rusher with 665 yards on 102 carries (6.5 avg.) with 11 touchdowns. PERSONAL: Cameron Lawrence Bright, born 2/23/99, is the son of Cameo Bright and Carlita Cooper…has five sisters and one brother...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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DONTAVIUS BUTLER-JENKINS

HALLANDALE, FL/AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOL

WR | 6-0 | 205 | FR

A two-year starter at receiver for perennial Florida Class 5A power American Heritage School…compiled 23 receptions for

86

TE | 6-7 | 275 | FR

Rated the top tight end prospect in Pennsylvania and No. 3 in the East region by Scout…was a two-way standout for PineRichland, playing on the defensive line in addition to offense… played in only nine games due to injury but had eight receptions for 78 yards (9.8 avg.) on offense and 31 tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss on defense…helped team to a 7-5 record and the semifinals of the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs…played under Coach Eric Kasperowicz, a former defensive back/linebacker at Pitt from 1994-97…Carrigan joined Pine-Richland for his senior year, transferring from Weirton (W.Va.) Weir after spending two years at national power Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas… rated the No. 11 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout, No. 15 by 247Sports, No. 20 by ESPN and No. 23 by Rivals…Honor Roll student. PERSONAL: Grant Riley Carrigan, born 1/8/99, is the son of Rich and Melissa Carrigan…has one brother and one sister…father played basketball at Pitt from 1984-88… his mother participated in crew at Pitt...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

KAM CARTER

5

GERMANTOWN, MD/ GAITHERSBURG (EMCC)

DL | 6-4 | 295 | SO

Coveted junior-college defensive tackle who compiled 36 tackles, 6.5 TFLs, two sacks, three PBUs and one interception during the 2016 season under East Mississippi C.C. coach Buddy Stephens…helped EMCC to an 11-1 record, including a 27-17 win over Kilgore College in the Mississippi Bowl, and a No. 2 ranking in the final NJCAA Top 20 poll…EMCC also

NEWCOMERS

RB | 6-0 | 205 | FR

Considered one of the top three center prospects in the East region according to Scout…a four-year varsity starter, including his final three at Montclair under Coach John Fiore…was a starter as a freshman at Glen Ridge…AllNew Jersey Group 5…All-North Jersey Super Football Conference (NJSFC) Liberty Blue Division…NJ.com “Top 50”…rated the nation’s No. 13 center prospect by ESPN and No. 19 by Scout and 247Sports…rated the No. 7 overall prospect in New Jersey by Scout, No. 29 by 247Sports and No. 33 by ESPN…selected to play in the Blue-Grey AllAmerican Bowl held in the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium… National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Owen Charles Drexel, born 6/4/99, is the son of Paul Drexel and Diane Lyon Sillup…has one brother and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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MATT FLANAGAN

TE | 6-6 | 260 | SR*

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A graduate transfer from Rutgers who will have one season of immediate eligibility remaining at Pitt. AT RUTGERS (2013-16): Played in 33 career games, making 17 starts for the Scarlet Knights…totaled 18 catches for 145 yards and three touchdowns…redshirted in 2013…a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter at West Morris Mendham under Coach Doug Kirk… an all-county and all-conference tight end for the Minutemen…recognized as one of the top five tight end prospects in New Jersey by The Star-Ledger…compiled 22 receptions for 273 yards (12.4 avg.) and two touchdowns as a senior…captain and team MVP…a three-year member of the track and field team, throwing the shot put, discus and javelin…also played basketball and lacrosse…National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Matthew John Flanagan, born 3/26/95, is the son of Michael and Jeannine Flanagan…has three brothers and one sister…earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers in biological sciences with a minor in entrepreneurship…will pursue an MBA in Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business.

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CHESTER, NJ/WEST MORRIS MENDHAM (RUTGERS)

2016 SEASON

Heavily recruited running back with more than 25 “Power 5” scholarship offers…selected an Under Armour All-American… rushed for 5,398 yards during his Lakeland career…as a senior, compiled 1,498 yards on 187 carries (8.0 avg.) with 16 touchdowns…only player in Lakeland history to lead team in rushing four consecutive years…Polk County’s leading rusher in each of his final three seasons…playing under Coach Bill Castle, led team to a three-year record of 28-7 (.800) with Florida Class 7A playoff berths each season…in seven career playoff games, Davis rushed for 1,195 yards, including a 231yard effort on just 14 carries (16.5 avg.) in an opening-round game his senior year…Associated Press Florida All-State Class 7A…The Ledger Large School Offensive Player of the Year…named to the ESPN 300 (No. 140) and Rivals 250 (No. 247)…rated the nation’s No. 14 running back prospect by ESPN and Rivals, No. 21 by 247Sports and No. 28 by Scout… in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, helped Team Armour to a 24-21 win over Team Highlight. PERSONAL: Anthony Tyrone Davis Jr., born 10/20/97, is the son of Anthony Sr. and Shan Davis…has one brother and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

OL | 6-3 | 270 | FR

PLAYER PROFILES

LAKELAND, FL/ LAKELAND

MONTCLAIR, NJ/ MONTCLAIR

STAFF

21

60

PREVIEW

A.J. DAVIS

OWEN DREXEL

MEDIA

claimed the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) State/Region 23 championship and MACJC North Division regular-season title…joins Pitt with three seasons of eligibility…Carter spent the 2015 season as a redshirt at Penn State…was a highly regarded prospect at Gaithersburg (Md.) High School…rated the country’s No. 8 defensive end, No. 58 overall prospect and the top player in Maryland by Scout…rated the nation’s No. 11 “athlete” and Maryland’s No. 4 overall prospect by Rivals…filled diverse roles for Gaithersburg coach Kreg Kephart, playing quarterback, tight end and defensive end…was a two-year team captain for Gaithersburg. PERSONAL: Kamonte Marques Carter, born 3/3/97, is the son of Aaron and Andrea Carter…has two brothers and two sisters...enrolled in the College of General Studies.

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PARIS FORD

12

PITTSBURGH, PA/ STEEL VALLEY

DB | 6-0 | 175 | FR

Drew accolades as one of the nation’s elite prospects…selected an Under Armour All-American…rated the country’s No. 5 safety by Rivals, No. 6 by Scout and No. 7 by 247Sports…as a senior at Steel Valley, was highly decorated and productive on both sides of the ball…scored 22 touchdowns five different ways—by rushing, receiving, interception return, punt return and fumble return…had an incredible six interception returns for TDs as a senior…the Pennsylvania Football Writers selected him All-Class 2A as a defensive back, while Pennsylvania Football News honored him with the same designation as a wide receiver…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Class 2A Player of the Year…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”… Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Terrific 25”… led Steel Valley to a 15-0 record, the WPIAL Class 2A championship and the school’s first PIAA title…the Ironmen won all 15 games by the mercy rule…named to the Rivals 100 (No. 51), Top247 (No. 66), ESPN 300 (No. 68) and Scout 300 (No. 69)…rated the nation’s No. 4 “athlete” by ESPN… rated one of Pennsylvania’s top three overall prospects by ESPN (No. 2), 247Sports (No. 2), Rivals (No. 3) and Scout (No. 3)…played under Coach Rod Steele…in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, had four tackles in Team Armour’s 24-21 win over Team Highlight. PERSONAL: Paris Odell Ford, born 6/6/98, is the son of Michael Ford and Lynette McCoy…has three brothers and two sisters… cousin, Treyvon Hester, played football at Toledo (2012-16)... enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

ROBERT HILL

62

RALEIGH, NC/ SANDERSON (TULSA)

LS | 5-11 | 210 | SO

A transfer specialist from Tulsa who will have sophomore eligibility at Pitt. AT TULSA (2016): Played in 12 games as Tulsa’s primary long snapper. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year letterman at Sanderson under Coach Ben Kolstad…played tight end and linebacker in addition to long snapping…an academic all-conference honoree. PERSONAL: Robert Sherrill Hill, born 7/17/97, is the son of Bobby and Natalya Hill…has one sister…father played baseball at East Carolina…enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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GABE HOUY

57

PITTSBURGH, PA/ UPPER ST. CLAIR

OL | 6-6 | 280 | FR

One of Pennsylvania’s most highly regarded offensive linemen…rated one of the top two guard prospects in the state by Scout…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification…Pennsylvania Football News All-Class 5A (first team)…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”...All-Allegheny Nine…The Almanac All-Star Team…a three-year starter on Upper St. Clair’s offensive line…also started at defensive tackle as a senior and helped anchor a unit that allowed just 14.6 points per game…collected 30 tackles on defense…rated the No. 18 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 20 by Rivals, No. 21 by Scout and No. 23 by 247Sports…played under Coach Jim Render… an all-conference performer in basketball…High Honor Roll student. PERSONAL: Gabriel Renato Houy, born 2/8/99, is the son of Dr. Jeff and Lori Houy…has two brothers…mother is a reporter for Pittsburgh’s WPXI-TV...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

DAMARRI MATHIS

16

LAKELAND, FL/ LAKELAND

DB | 5-11 | 185 | FR

Three-year starter at cornerback for Lakeland…compiled 73 tackles, 27 pass breakups and five interceptions for his varsity career…The Ledger “Super 16”…all-district and all-county honoree…helped team to an 8-3 record and the Florida Class 7A playoffs as a senior…in his three seasons as a starter, helped Lakeland to a 28-7 mark (.800) with Florida Class 7A playoff berths each season…rated one of the nation’s top 40 cornerback prospects by Rivals...played under Coach Bill Castle. PERSONAL: Damarri Deshon Mathis, born 4/12/99, is the son of Chris Mathis and Hope Hamilton…has two brothers... enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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LB | 6-3 | 200 | FR

DB | 6-0 | 190 | FR

TYLER SEAR

86

NEW CASTLE, PA/ NESHANNOCK

HISTORY

TE | 6-4 | 245 | FR

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THIS IS PITT

The top tight end prospect in Pennsylvania according to Rivals and 247Sports…excelled as a pass catcher and blocker at Neshannock…named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification… Pennsylvania Football News All-Class 2A (first team)… Pennsylvania Football Writers All-Class 2A…led the Lancers to a 12-2 record, the Midwestern Conference title and the first WPIAL championship game appearance in school history… compiled 27 catches for 364 yards (13.4 avg.) and three touchdowns…as a defensive end, had 45 tackles, two

PRO FOOTBALL

The top defensive back prospect in the state of Connecticut according to Rivals…named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) “Top 20” and New Haven Register All-State Team as a defensive selection…two-way All-Hartford Courant honoree as a cornerback and wide receiver…Hartford Courant Defensive Player of the Year…All-Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) Division II East…scored three defensive touchdowns, two on fumble returns and one on a 70-yard interception return…had seven interceptions and three fumble recoveries overall…also had a blocked punt that was recovered by his team for a touchdown…on offense, ranked third in the state in receiving yards (1,172) with 59 receptions and 12 touchdowns…led Windsor to a 12-1 record and the Connecticut Class L championship game…rated the No. 8 overall prospect in Connecticut by Rivals and Scout, No. 10 by ESPN and No. 12 by 247Sports… played under Coach Rob Fleeting…also a track and field standout. PERSONAL: Jason Alexander Pinnock, born 6/30/99, is the son of Louis and Chantel Pinnock…has one brother...father was a four-year football letterman at Indiana (1992-95)...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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WINDSOR, CT/ WINDSOR

2016 SEASON

15

A four-year contributor as a receiver and defensive end for traditional Ohio power Steubenville…ranked the No. 1 tight end prospect in the state by Scout and 247Sports…selected first team Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio as a senior and junior…Ohio East District Offensive Player of the Year…compiled 47 receptions for 750 yards (15.9 avg.) and eight touchdowns his final season…also had an interception return for a TD on defense…led Steubenville to a 13-2 record and the Ohio Division IV state title game his final season…during his four-year varsity career, helped the Big Red to a combined 45-12 (.789) mark, four regional championships and two state title game appearances… played in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) North-South All-Star Classic (divisions IV-VII) and was named the South’s offensive MVP after compiling more than 200 receiving yards and catching two touchdowns... selected to the Scout 300 (No. 177)…rated one of the nation’s top 15 tight end prospects by Scout (No. 5), ESPN (No. 10), 247Sports (No. 13) and Rivals (No. 13)…rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Ohio by Scout, No. 14 by Rivals, No. 21 by ESPN and No. 23 by 247Sports…played under Coach Reno Saccoccia…also a 1,200-point scorer in basketball. PERSONAL: Charles Darnell Reeves Jr., born 10/22/98, is the son of Marsha Brooks...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

PLAYER PROFILES

JASON PINNOCK

TE | 6-5 | 280 | FR

STAFF

Ball-hawking safety who was a two-time Associated Press Division I All-Ohio selection…first team All-Northwest District and All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC)…Toledo Blade “All-Blade Team”…a three-year starter who had 14 career interceptions, tying the Findlay record…as a senior, compiled 43.5 tackles and five interceptions in leading his team to a 7-4 mark and the Ohio Division I playoffs…rated the No. 28 overall prospect in Ohio by Rivals…rated one of the top 15 outside linebacker prospects in the Midwest region by Scout…played under Coach Mark Ritzler…also an All-TRAC performer in basketball. PERSONAL: Kyle Jeffrey Nunn, born 6/15/98, is the son of Jeffrey and Angela Nunn…has one brother…father played football at Tiffin University…mother also played basketball and softball at Tiffin…both parents were NAIA All-Americans for the Dragons...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

STEUBENVILLE, OH/ STEUBENVILLE

PREVIEW

FINDLAY, OH/ FINDLAY

19

CHARLES REEVES JR.

MEDIA

KYLE NUNN

NEWCOMERS

89

NEWCOMERS Tyler Sear continued sacks, five passes defended and two fumble recoveries…rated the No. 14 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports, No. 19 by Rivals and No. 21 by ESPN…played under Coach Frank Mozzocio...also played basketball and participated in track and field at Neshannock. PERSONAL: Jonathen Tyler Sear, born 6/25/98, is the son of Shawn and Dayna Sear…has one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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TODD SIBLEY JR.

records for the area…FloridaHSFootball.com All-State Class 8A (first team)...Associated Press Florida All-State Class 8A (second team)…ranked No. 2 on the “TCPalm Super 11,” a listing of the most recruited senior football players on Florida’s Treasure Coast…first team TCPalm.com/Treasure Coast Newspapers All-Area…finalist for FloridaHSFootball.com Class 8A Offensive Player of the Year…selected to play in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) North-South AllStar Football Classic…helped lead Vero Beach to an 11-1 record and the Region 2-8A championship game…rated one of the top 75 overall prospects in Florida by ESPN…played under Coach Lenny Jankowski. PERSONAL: Michael Jermaine Smith Jr., born 2/22/98, is the son of Sheimeka Donley and the late Michael Smith Sr….has one brother and one sister... enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

AKRON, OH/ ARCHBISHOP HOBAN

RB | 5-9 | 215 | FR

Earned praise as one of the nation’s top running back prospects…Scout rated him the No. 1 running back in the Midwest region…selected an Under Armour All-American…Associated Press Division III All-Ohio (first team)…Northeast Ohio Inland District Offensive Player of the Year…compiled 2,296 yards and 22 touchdowns on 315 carries (7.3 avg.) as a senior… finished his career with 7,433 rushing yards, placing him among the top 10 rushers in Ohio history…led Archbishop Hoban to consecutive Ohio Division III championships as a senior and junior…in 50 varsity contests (and 49 starting assignments), Sibley helped his team compile a 39-11 record (.780), including 14-1 marks in each of his final two seasons…played under Coach Tim Tyrrell…in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, Sibley scored Team Armour’s first touchdown in a 24-21 win over Team Highlight…rated the country’s No. 16 running back prospect by ESPN, No. 22 by Scout, No. 24 by Rivals and No. 28 by 247Sports…ranked the No. 6 overall prospect in Ohio by ESPN, No. 14 by Scout, No. 17 by Rivals and No. 22 by 247Sports. PERSONAL: Todd Thurston Allen Sibley Jr., born 10/19/98, is the son of Todd Sibley Sr. and Erika Yarborough…has two sisters and one brother...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

MICHAEL SMITH

9

VERO BEACH, FL/ VERO BEACH SENIOR

WR | 6-1 | 205 | FR

Enjoyed a prolific senior season at Vero Beach…led the Treasure Coast in every major receiving category with 66 receptions for 1,556 yards (23.6 avg.) and 24 touchdowns… his receiving yardage and TD catches set single-season

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DARIAN STREET

83

BETHLEHEM, PA/ LIBERTY

WR | 6-1 | 180 | FR

One of Pennsylvania’s top receiver prospects who compiled 60 receptions for nearly 900 yards over his final two seasons… averaged 17.8 yards per catch as a senior with 31 receptions for 552 yards and three touchdowns…as a junior, had 29 catches for 333 yards (11.5 avg.) and six TDs…The Morning Call All-Area…first team Eastern Pennsylvania Conference (EPC) All-South…played under Coach John Truby…rated the No. 12 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 21 by Rivals and No. 25 by Scout…also a track and field letterman. PERSONAL: Darian Stephen Street, born 12/21/98, is the son of Ria Evans and Theodore Street…has one brother, Devin, who was a standout receiver at Pitt from 2009-13…Devin spent the past three seasons in the NFL, including two with the Dallas Cowboys (2014-15) and one with the Indianapolis Colts (2016)…father played football and ran track at Kutztown University...uncle, Alvin Street, played football at Tennessee State...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

ALBERT TUCKER

30

PLANTATION, FL/ ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

LB | 6-1 | 210 | FR

A product of Florida powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas where he was a two-year starter at linebacker…compiled 48 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery in his final season…helped

NEWCOMERS

DL | 6-2 | 315 | FR

OL | 6-5 | 325 | FR

RECORD BOOK

One of New Jersey’s most decorated offensive linemen…first team All-New Jersey…first team All-Group 5…was a fixture at left offensive tackle for Passaic Tech and spearheaded a rushing attack that compiled 2,229 yards (an average of 185.8 yards per game) his senior season…helped lead Passaic Tech to a 9-3 mark and third consecutive North 1, Group 5 championship final…his junior year, Warren blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in helping his team go 10-2 and win the North 1, Group 5 title…rated the No. 9 overall prospect in New Jersey by ESPN and No. 10 by Rivals and 247Sports…played under Coach Matt Demarest. PERSONAL: Carter Saint Warren, born 1/19/99, is the son of Todd and Lynette Warren…has one sister…has two cousins who played college football: Darnell Carter, who was a linebacker at Virginia (2006-10), and Keith Lumpkin, who was an offensive lineman at Rutgers (2011-15)...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

2016 SEASON

One of the most heavily recruited players in the Washington D.C. area who distinguished himself as a run stopper and pass rusher…compiled 91 tackles and eight sacks as a senior…led H.D. Woodson to an 11-2 record, the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) championship and the D.C. State Class AA final…as a junior, had 62 tackles and nine sacks…helped the Warriors to a combined 31-10 record (.756) and DCIAA titles in each of his final three varsity seasons…selected an MVP in the Offense-Defense AllAmerican Bowl all-star game played in Atlanta…named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Washington D.C. Football Team…Washington Post All-Met…All-DCIAA Stars… rated the No. 4 overall prospect in Washington D.C. by ESPN and No. 5 by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports…played under Coach Greg Fuller. PERSONAL: Jaylen Guy Twyman, born 7/19/99, is the son of Guy Young and Stephanie Twyman… uncle, Parnell Motley, is a sophomore cornerback at Oklahoma... enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

PATERSON, NJ/ PASSAIC TECH

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WASHINGTON D.C./ H.D. WOODSON

CARTER WARREN

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also a first-team all-league performer in basketball. PERSONAL: Carson Travis Van Lynn, born 1/15/99, is the son of Travis and Kelli Van Lynn…has two brothers…cousin, Matt Skura, played center at Duke and is now a member of the Baltimore Ravens...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

MEDIA

the Raiders to a 13-2 record and the program’s third consecutive Florida Class 7A state championship…St. Thomas Aquinas capped the year with a 33-25 win over Bingham (Utah) in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series played in Texas and finished No. 9 in the USA Today Super 25 Computer national rankings…rated the No. 15 outside linebacker prospect in Florida by Scout…played under Coach Roger Harriott. PERSONAL: Albert Franklin Tucker, born 11/2/98, is the son of Albert Tucker and Rochelle Berish…has one brother...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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Two-way standout on the offensive and defensive lines for Worthington Kilbourne…Associated Press Division II AllOhio (first team)…All-Central District…All-Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Cardinal Division…rated the No. 2 offensive tackle prospect in Ohio and No. 11 in the Midwest region by Scout…ranked the No. 26 overall prospect in Ohio by ESPN and No. 28 by Scout…played under Coach Vince Trombetti… PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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2016 STATISTICS

TEAM STATISTICS

SCORING Points Per Game Points Off Turnovers FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE Comp-Att-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards INT RETURNS: #-Yards KICK RETURN AVERAGE PUNT RETURN AVERAGE INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-Yards Average Per Game PUNTS-Yards Average Per Punt Net punt average KICKOFFS-Yards Average Per Kick Net kick average TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 3RD-DOWN Conversions 3rd-Down Pct 4TH-DOWN Conversions 4th-Down Pct SACKS BY-Yards MISC YARDS TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS ON-SIDE KICKS RED-ZONE SCORES RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS PAT-ATTEMPTS ATTENDANCE Games/Avg Per Game Neutral Site Games

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PITT OPP 532 458 40.9 35.2 82 54 266 303 128 87 115 193 23 23 2926 1555 3218 1952 292 397 542 436 5.4 3.6 225.1 119.6 36 28 2882 4331 189-324-9 350-549-9 8.9 7.9 15.2 12.4 221.7 333.2 28 28 5808 5886 866 985 6.7 6.0 446.8 452.8 39-1037 66-1297 17-253 29-236 9-182 9-73 26.6 19.7 14.9 8.1 20.2 8.1 17-9 15-10 74-647 82-703 49.8 54.1 56-2385 65-2616 42.6 40.2 36.2 36.0 93-5727 82-5002 61.6 61.0 40.6 36.8 30:53 29:07 79/174 80/197 45% 41% 7/13 21/28 54% 75% 43-299 10-75 -16 0 72 59 10-17 16-19 0-0 1-6 (51-59) 86% (53-58) 91% (45-59) 76% (40-58) 69% (66-69) 96% (54-56) 96% 322,531 280,380 7/46,076 5/56,076 1/37,918

FINAL 2016 PITT RESULTS RECORD OVERALL ALL GAMES 8-5-0 CONFERENCE 5-3-0 NON-CONFERENCE 3-2-0

HOME AWAY NEUTRAL 6-1-0 2-3-0 0-1-0 3-1-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 3-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0

DATE 9/3/16 9/10/16 9/17/16 9/24/16 10/1/16 10/8/16 10/15/16 10/27/16 11/5/16 11/12/16 11/19/16 11/26/16 12/28/16

OPPONENT VILLANOVA PENN STATE at Oklahoma State at North Carolina* MARSHALL GEORGIA TECH* at Virginia* VIRGINIA TECH* at Miami* at Clemson* DUKE* SYRACUSE* vs Northwestern#

*ACC game

#New Era Pinstripe Bowl

SCORE BY QUARTERS PITT Opponents

W/L SCORE W 28-7 W 42-39 L 38-45 L 36-37 W 43-27 W 37-34 W 45-31 L 36-39 L 28-51 W 43-42 W 56-14 W 76-61 L 24-31

ATTEND 50,149 69,983 53,514 54,500 45,246 47,425 39,522 40,254 51,796 81,048 35,425 34,049 37,918

1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH OT TOTAL 122 181 104 125 0 532 99 130 96 133 0 458

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING G ATT GAIN LOSS NET AVG TD LONG AVG/G James Conner 13 216 1152 60 1092 5.1 16 40 84.0 Quadree Henderson 13 60 681 50 631 10.5 5 66 48.5 Nathan Peterman 13 72 381 95 286 4.0 3 42 22.0 Chawntez Moss 10 42 232 5 227 5.4 1 41 22.7 Darrin Hall 12 36 167 7 160 4.4 0 20 13.3 Qadree Ollison 13 33 138 11 127 3.8 2 19 9.8 Maurice Ffrench 9 12 127 5 122 10.2 2 77 13.6 Jordan Whitehead 9 9 98 0 98 10.9 0 28 10.9 George Aston 12 22 83 8 75 3.4 5 14 6.2 Tre Tipton 9 11 63 2 61 5.5 0 21 6.8 Rafael Araujo-Lopes 13 6 32 0 32 5.3 0 12 2.5 Brian O’Neill 13 2 29 0 29 14.5 2 24 2.2 Ben DiNucci 2 2 18 0 18 9.0 0 16 9.0 Manny Stocker 6 2 9 0 9 4.5 0 8 1.5 Dontez Ford 8 3 8 0 8 2.7 0 6 1.0 TEAM 10 14 0 49 -49 -3.5 0 0 -4.9 Total 13 542 3218 292 2926 5.4 36 77 225.1 Opponents 13 436 1952 397 1555 3.6 28 68 119.6 PASSING Nathan Peterman Ben DiNucci TEAM Brian O’Neill Ryan Winslow Tre Tipton Total Opponents

G EFFIC CMP-ATT-INT PCT YDS 13 163.37 185-306-7 60.5 2855 2 40.49 3-9-2 33.3 16 10 0.00 0-4-0 0.0 0 13 0.00 0-2-0 0.0 0 13 0.00 0-2-0 0.0 0 9 192.40 1-1-0 100.0 11 13 156.01 189-324-9 58.3 2882 13 143.57 350-549-9 63.8 4331

RECEIVING G NO. Jester Weah 13 36 Scott Orndoff 13 35 Quadree Henderson 13 26 George Aston 12 22 James Conner 13 21 Dontez Ford 8 17 Tre Tipton 9 12 Aaron Mathews 12 6 Jaymar Parrish 13 4 Rafael Araujo-Lopes 13 3 Qadree Ollison 13 2 Chawntez Moss 10 2 Darrin Hall 12 2 Nathan Peterman 13 1 Total 13 189 Opponents 13 350

TD LNG AVG/G 27 79 219.6 1 7 8.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 11 1.2 28 79 221.7 28 91 333.2

YDS AVG TD LONG AVG/G 870 24.2 10 75 66.9 579 16.5 5 74 44.5 286 11.0 1 37 22.0 169 7.7 5 23 14.1 302 14.4 4 55 23.2 288 16.9 2 79 36.0 142 11.8 1 25 15.8 51 8.5 0 24 4.2 78 19.5 0 44 6.0 36 12.0 0 22 2.8 38 19.0 0 30 2.9 18 9.0 0 11 1.8 14 7.0 0 12 1.2 11 11.0 0 11 0.8 2882 15.2 28 79 221.7 4331 12.4 28 91 333.2

2016 STATISTICS

KICK RETURNS Quadree Henderson Rafael Araujo-Lopes Rachid Ibrahim Jaymar Parrish George Aston Avonte Maddox Total Opponents

NO. YDS AVG TD LONG 30 914 30.5 3 100 3 98 32.7 0 69 3 3 1.0 0 7 1 2 2.0 0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 20 20.0 0 20 39 1037 26.6 3 100 66 1297 19.7 1 96

FUMBLE RETURNS Matt Galambos Jordan Whitehead Total Opponents

NO. YDS AVG TD LONG 2 10 5.0 1 8 1 9 9.0 0 9 3 19 6.3 1 9 4 16 4.0 1 9

PUNTING Ryan Winslow Total Opponents

NO. YDS AVG LONG TB FC I20 50+ BLKD 56 2385 42.6 53 6 12 12 7 0 56 2385 42.6 53 6 12 12 7 0 65 2616 40.2 69 1 26 28 11 2

KICKOFFS Chris Blewitt Total Opponents

NO. 93 93 82

YDS AVG TB OB RETN NET YDLN 5727 61.6 26 1 5727 61.6 26 1 19.7 40.6 24 5002 61.0 38 5 26.6 36.8 28

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ALL PURPOSE G RUSH REC PR KOR IR TOT AVG/G Quadree Henderson 13 631 286 252 914 0 2083 160.2 James Conner 13 1092 302 0 0 0 1394 107.2 Jester Weah 13 0 870 0 0 0 870 66.9 Scott Orndoff 13 0 579 0 0 0 579 44.5 Nathan Peterman 13 286 11 0 0 0 297 22.8 Dontez Ford 8 8 288 0 0 0 296 37.0 Chawntez Moss 10 227 18 0 0 0 245 24.5 George Aston 12 75 169 0 0 0 244 20.3 Tre Tipton 9 61 142 0 0 0 203 22.6 Darrin Hall 12 160 14 0 0 0 174 14.5 Rafael Araujo-Lopes 13 32 36 0 98 0 166 12.8 Qadree Ollison 13 127 38 0 0 0 165 12.7 Jordan Whitehead 9 98 0 0 0 59 157 17.4 Maurice Ffrench 9 122 0 0 0 0 122 13.6 Jaymar Parrish 13 0 78 0 2 0 80 6.2 Saleem Brightwell 12 0 0 0 0 70 70 5.8 Avonte Maddox 10 0 0 1 20 33 54 5.4 Aaron Mathews 12 0 51 0 0 0 51 4.2 Brian O’Neill 13 29 0 0 0 0 29 2.2 Dane Jackson 12 0 0 0 0 20 20 1.7 Ben DiNucci 2 18 0 0 0 0 18 9.0 Manny Stocker 6 9 0 0 0 0 9 1.5 Rachid Ibrahim 13 0 0 0 3 0 3 0.2 TEAM 10 -49 0 0 0 0 -49 -4.9 Total 13 2926 2882 253 1037 182 7280 560.0 Opponents 13 1555 4331 236 1297 73 7492 576.3

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FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA PCT 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ LG BLK Chris Blewitt 10-17 58.8 0-0 2-2 2-3 5-9 1-3 50 2

TOTAL OFFENSE G PLAYS RUSH PASS TOTAL AVG/G Nathan Peterman 13 378 286 2855 3141 241.6 James Conner 13 216 1092 0 1092 84.0 Quadree Henderson 13 60 631 0 631 48.5 Chawntez Moss 10 42 227 0 227 22.7 Darrin Hall 12 36 160 0 160 13.3 Qadree Ollison 13 33 127 0 127 9.8 Maurice Ffrench 9 12 122 0 122 13.6 Jordan Whitehead 9 9 98 0 98 10.9 George Aston 12 22 75 0 75 6.2 Tre Tipton 9 12 61 11 72 8.0 Ben DiNucci 2 11 18 16 34 17.0 Rafael Araujo-Lopes 13 6 32 0 32 2.5 Brian O’Neill 13 4 29 0 29 2.2 Manny Stocker 6 2 9 0 9 1.5 Dontez Ford 8 3 8 0 8 1.0 TEAM 10 18 -49 0 -49 -4.9 Total 13 866 2926 2882 5808 446.8 Opponents 13 985 1555 4331 5886 452.8

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PATS SCORING TD FGS KICK RUSH RCV PASS DXP SAF POINTS James Conner 20 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 122 Chris Blewitt 0 10-17 66-69 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 96 George Aston 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 60 Quadree Henderson 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 60 Jester Weah 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 60 Scott Orndoff 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 Nathan Peterman 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1-2 0 0 18 Brian O’Neill 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Dontez Ford 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Maurice Ffrench 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Qadree Ollison 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Chawntez Moss 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Dane Jackson 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Tre Tipton 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Avonte Maddox 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Jordan Whitehead 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Matt Galambos 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Ejuan Price 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1 2 Total 72 10-17 66-69 0-0 1 1-2 0 1 532 Opponents 59 16-19 54-56 0-0 1 1-3 0 0 458

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PLAYER PROFILES

NO. YDS AVG TD LONG 3 33 11.0 1 33 2 0 0.0 0 0 1 59 59.0 1 59 1 70 70.0 0 70 1 20 20.0 1 20 1 0 0.0 0 0 9 182 20.2 3 70 9 73 8.1 1 36

STAFF

INTERCEPTIONS Avonte Maddox Ryan Lewis Jordan Whitehead Saleem Brightwell Dane Jackson Terrish Webb Total Opponents

FG SEQUENCE PITT OPPONENTS Villanova 39,47 Penn State 50 (38) Oklahoma State (48) 49,(45) North Carolina (50),(40) (34),35 Marshall (20) Georgia Tech (34),(41),(31) (37),(41) Virginia 47,(25) (36) Virginia Tech - (31),(21),(22),(26),(37),(22) Miami 43 (46),(48),(25) Clemson 53,(48) Duke - 31 Syracuse - Northwestern (46),43 (37)

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NO. YDS AVG TD LONG 16 252 15.8 1 65 1 1 1.0 0 0 17 253 14.9 1 65 29 236 8.1 0 59

MEDIA

PUNT RETURNS Quadree Henderson Avonte Maddox Total Opponents

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2016 STATISTICS DEFENSIVE STATISTICS TACKLES SACKS PASS DEF FUMBLES BLKD DEFENSIVE LEADERS GP SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS NO-YARDS INT-YDS BRUP QBH RCV-YDS FF KICK SAF 47 Matt Galambos 13 43 42 85 4.5-10 0.5-3 . 2 6 3-10 . . . 38 Ryan Lewis 13 59 20 79 1.5-5 1.0-4 2-0 8 1 . . . . 23 Oluwaseun Idowu 13 38 36 74 2.0-2 . . . 1 . 2 . . 2 Terrish Webb 13 45 21 66 1.0-1 . 1-0 6 . . 1 . . 9 Jordan Whitehead 9 46 19 65 1.5-5 . 1-59 2 . 1-9 1 . . 15 Reggie Mitchell 13 26 30 56 0.5-3 0.5-3 . 3 . . . . . 14 Avonte Maddox 10 38 11 49 8.5-38 2.5-21 3-33 8 . . . . . 52 Shakir Soto 13 30 16 46 10.0-29 4.5-19 . 1 4 . . . . 5 Ejuan Price 13 33 12 45 23.0-123 13.0-92 . 1 14 . 3 1 1 30 Mike Caprara 10 17 20 37 5.0-41 2.5-32 . 1 2 2-0 . . . 6 Tyrique Jarrett 10 19 11 30 1.5-6 1.0-6 . . 1 . . . . 4 Bam Bradley 11 20 9 29 5.5-22 1.0-15 . 1 1 . . . . 58 Quintin Wirginis 13 20 8 28 4.5-28 4.0-27 . 1 2 1-0 . . . 39 Saleem Brightwell 12 15 11 26 3.0-14 2.0-13 1-70 1 1 1-0 . . . 94 Jeremiah Taleni 7 8 16 24 5.5-16 3.0-12 . . 2 . . . . 92 Rori Blair 11 12 10 22 5.0-36 3.5-32 . . 5 . 1 . . 20 Dennis Briggs 13 8 10 18 2.5-15 1.0-8 . 1 1 . 1 . . 11 Dane Jackson 12 9 9 18 . . 1-20 4 . . . . . 29 Rachid Ibrahim 13 7 6 13 . . . . . . . . . 96 Allen Edwards 11 7 6 13 2.0-10 1.5-6 . . 3 . . . . 43 Jay Stocker 11 9 3 12 . . . . . . . . . 35 George Aston 12 4 6 10 . . . . . 1-0 . 1 . 32 Phillipie Motley 9 6 3 9 . . . 2 . . . . . 40 James Folston Jr. 12 5 4 9 1.0-1 0.5-1 . . 1 . . . . 3 Damar Hamlin 3 4 4 8 . . . . . . . . . 82 Rafael Araujo-Lopes 13 7 1 8 . . . . . . . . . 6 Aaron Mathews 12 5 . 5 . . . . . . . . . 41 Jalen Williams 3 4 1 5 . . . . . . . . . 84 Zach Poker 10 2 2 4 . . . . . . . . . 45 Devon Edwards 6 1 3 4 . . . . . . . . . 93 Shane Roy 10 3 1 4 1.0-1 . . . . 1-0 . . . 26 Chawntez Moss 10 1 2 3 . . . . . . 1 1 . 83 Scott Orndoff 13 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 34 Amir Watts 7 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 12 Chris Blewitt 13 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 66 Mike Herndon 6 1 1 2 1.0-5 1.0-5 . . . . . . . 5 Tre Tipton 9 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 2 Maurice Ffrench 9 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 31 Jaymar Parrish 13 2 . 2 . . . . . . 1 . . 19 Dontez Ford 8 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 61 Pat Quirin 13 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 25 Elijah Zeise 2 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 3 Ben DiNucci 2 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 70 Brian O’Neill 13 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 37 Qadree Ollison 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 4 Nathan Peterman 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 85 Jester Weah 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 24 James Conner 13 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 10 Quadree Henderson 13 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Total 13 572 361 933 90-411 43-299 9-182 42 45 10-19 11 3 1 Opponents 13 478 382 860 73.0-228 10-75 9-73 39 37 9-16 11 3 .

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FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING TOTAL OFFENSE RETURN TURNOPPONENT SCORE TOTAL RUSH PASS PEN NUMBER-YARDS COMP-ATT-INT YARDS PLAYS-YARDS YARDS OVERS VILLANOVA 28-7 17/14 3/4 11/8 3/2 34-86/33-53 19-33-0/16-32-1 175/119 67-261/65-172 176/72 1/2 PENN STATE 42-39 19/20 13/6 6/12 0/2 56-341/31-74 11-15-1/24-35-1 91/332 71-432/66-406 108/183 2/4 Oklahoma State 38-45 21/25 12/5 9/17 0/3 54-290/32-100 14-30-1/26-46-0 237/540 84-527/78-640 40/71 1/2 North Carolina 36-37 21/22 13/3 8/18 0/1 55-281/22-18 14-18-0/35-46-0 140/453 73-421/68-471 125/66 1/1 MARSHALL 43-27 29/18 11/9 13/7 5/2 41-252/30-104 17-24-0/20-32-1 280/240 65-532/62-344 76/108 0/1 GEORGIA TECH 37-34 22/18 13/13 8/5 1/0 42-215/45-241 14-20-0/7-10-0 192/130 62-407/55-371 67/159 1/0 Virginia 45-31 19/19 10/6 6/11 3/2 49-209/26-86 11-21-0/20-45-1 137/278 70-346/71-364 315/113 0/1 VIRGINIA TECH 36-39 17/29 5/8 10/19 2/2 32-180/39-150 14-23-1/24-43-0 278/406 55-458/82-556 57/98 2/0 Miami 28-51 22/22 9/7 11/15 2/0 34-130/36-178 17-36-1/32-47-0 287/356 70-417/83-534 128/114 2/0 Clemson 43-42 23/33 7/0 11/31 5/2 33-156/25-50 22-38-0/52-70-3 308/580 71-464/95-630 86/118 1/3 DUKE 56-14 18/18 11/2 7/14 0/2 40-224/22-25 11-18-1/28-46-0 237/243 58-461/68-268 87/246 1/2 SYRACUSE 76-61 20/38 12/14 7/21 1/3 40-393/45-228 9-19-1/43-61-1 251/440 59-644/106-668 174/202 2/1 Northwestern 24-31 18/27 9/10 8/15 1/2 32-169/50-248 16-29-3/23-36-1 269/214 61-438/86-462 52/72 4/2 Totals 532-458 266/303 128/87 115/193 23/23 542-2926/436-1555 189-324-9/350-549-9 2882/4331 866-5808/985-5886 1491/1622 18/19 Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM/OPPONENT for each category

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3RD DOWN 4TH DOWN TIME OF TOP AVG AVG AVG PUNTING PENALTIES CONVERSIONS CONVERSIONS POSSESSION MARGIN YDS/RUSH YDS/PASS YDS/PLAY NUMBER-AVG NUMBER-YARDS 6-15/4-16 0-0/0-2 29:43/30:17 -0:34 2.5/1.6 5.3/3.7 3.9/2.6 6-42.3/9-39.3 3-40/7-55 4-12/2-10 0-0/1-1 35:29/24:31 10:58 6.1/2.4 6.1/9.5 6.1/6.2 5-42.6/5-46.6 10-79/4-35 4-18/6-15 2-2/0-0 37:50/22:10 15:40 5.4/3.1 7.9/11.7 6.3/8.2 11-42.4/7-43.3 8-73/8-55 10-17/4-12 1-1/4-4 41:09/18:51 22:18 5.1/0.8 7.8/9.8 5.8/6.9 4-39.8/3-42.7 4-40/5-41 7-12/7-15 1-3/1-2 32:54/27:06 5:48 6.1/3.5 11.7/7.5 8.2/5.5 1-39.0/5-37.2 3-34/5-67 6-11/5-11 1-1/2-4 30:21/29:39 0:42 5.1/5.4 9.6/13.0 6.6/6.7 1-47.0/1-36.0 2-15/5-46 8-17/6-17 1-1/2-2 36:14/23:46 12:28 4.3/3.3 6.5/6.2 4.9/5.1 5-48.8/7-45.1 8-69/10-67 3-10/4-14 0-0/0-0 26:43/33:17 -6:34 5.6/3.8 12.1/9.4 8.3/6.8 6-39.8/3-31.3 9-63/4-35 6-14/8-16 0-2/0-0 26:53/33:07 -6:14 3.8/4.9 8.0/7.6 6.0/6.4 5-44.6/5-45.4 5-25/8-71 3-11/12-18 1-1/1-2 25:58/34:02 -8:04 4.7/2.0 8.1/8.3 6.5/6.6 5-43.4/3-37.7 3-40/9-101 9-13/4-14 0-0/2-3 29:23/30:37 -1:14 5.6/1.1 13.2/5.3 7.9/3.9 3-38.0/7-33.7 7-55/6-45 7-11/9-20 0-0/4-4 24:18/35:42 -11:24 9.8/5.1 13.2/7.2 10.9/6.3 3-43.0/6-44.7 7-64/7-50 6-13/9-19 0-2/4-4 24:38/35:22 -10:44 5.3/5.0 9.3/5.9 7.2/5.4 1-41.0/4-30.5 5-50/4-35 79-174/80-197 7-13/21-28 401:33/378:27 23:06 5.4/3.6 8.9/7.9 6.7/6.0 56-42.6/65-40.2 647/703

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OPPONENT VILLANOVA PENN STATE Oklahoma State North Carolina MARSHALL GEORGIA TECH Virginia VIRGINIA TECH Miami Clemson DUKE SYRACUSE Northwestern Totals

Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM/OPPONENT for each category

RECORD BOOK HISTORY PRO FOOTBALL THIS IS PITT

Ryan Lewis sealed the Panthers’ victory over Penn State with an interception in the end zone. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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2016 STATISTICS PITT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS Rushes 24 James Conner at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Yards Rushing 141 James Conner vs Virginia Tech (10/27/16) TD Rushes 3 James Conner vs Virginia Tech (10/27/16) Long Rush 77 Maurice Ffrench vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Pass attempts 37 Nathan Peterman at Clemson (11/12/16) Pass completions 22 Nathan Peterman at Clemson (11/12/16) Yards Passing 308 Nathan Peterman at Clemson (11/12/16) TD Passes 5 Nathan Peterman at Clemson (11/12/16) Long Pass 79 Nathan Peterman vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Receptions 9 Scott Orndoff at Clemson (11/12/16) Yards Receiving 176 Jester Weah vs Marshall (10/1/16) TD Receptions 2 Scott Orndoff at Clemson (11/12/16) George Aston at Clemson (11/12/16) Jester Weah vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Long Reception 79 Dontez Ford vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Field Goals 3 Chris Blewitt vs Georgia Tech (10/8/16) Long Field Goal 50 Chris Blewitt at North Carolina (9/24/16) Punts 11 Ryan Winslow at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Punting Avg 48.8 Ryan Winslow at Virginia (10/15/16) Long Punt 53 Ryan Winslow vs Villanova (9/3/16) Ryan Winslow at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Ryan Winslow at North Carolina (9/24/16) Ryan Winslow at Miami (11/5/16) Punts inside 20 4 Ryan Winslow at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Long Punt Return 65 Quadree Henderson vs Duke (11/19/16) Long Kickoff Return 100 Quadree Henderson at Miami (11/5/16) Tackles 15 Matt Galambos vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Sacks 2.0 Avonte Maddox vs Villanova (9/3/16) Ejuan Price at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Ejuan Price vs Marshall (10/1/16) Rori Blair at Virginia (10/15/16) Ejuan Price vs Duke (11/19/16) Tackles For Loss 4.0 Ejuan Price at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Interceptions 1 Terrish Webb vs Villanova (9/3/16) Ryan Lewis vs Penn State (9/10/16) Avonte Maddox vs Marshall (10/1/16) Jordan Whitehead at Virginia (10/15/16) Avonte Maddox at Clemson (11/12/16) Ryan Lewis at Clemson (11/12/16) Saleem Brightwell at Clemson (11/12/16) Dane Jackson vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Avonte Maddox vs Northwestern (12/28/16)

James Conner led Pitt in touchdowns (20) and points (122) last season.

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PITT TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes 56 Yards Rushing 393 Yards Per Rush 9.8 TD Rushes 6 Pass attempts 38 Pass completions 22 Yards Passing 308 Yards Per Pass 13.2 TD Passes 5 Total Plays 84 Total Offense 644 Yards Per Play 10.9 Points 76 Sacks By 6 First Downs 29 Penalties 10 Penalty Yards 79 Turnovers 4 Interceptions By 3 Punts 11 Punting Avg 48.8 Long Punt 53 Punts inside 20 4 Long Punt Return 65

vs Penn State (9/10/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) vs Villanova (9/3/16) vs Marshall (10/1/16) vs Penn State (9/10/16) vs Penn State (9/10/16) vs Northwestern (12/28/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) at Virginia (10/15/16) vs Villanova (9/3/16) at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) at North Carolina (9/24/16) at Miami (11/5/16) at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) vs Duke (11/19/16)

2016 STATISTICS MEDIA PREVIEW STAFF PLAYER PROFILES

Ejuan Price (5) and Matt Galambos (47) spearheaded Pitt’s 2016 defense.

RECORD BOOK HISTORY PRO FOOTBALL

OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes 50 vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Yards Rushing 248 vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Yards Per Rush 5.4 vs Georgia Tech (10/8/16) TD Rushes 4 vs Penn State (9/10/16) at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Pass attempts 70 at Clemson (11/12/16) Pass completions 52 at Clemson (11/12/16) Yards Passing 580 at Clemson (11/12/16) Yards Per Pass 13.0 vs Georgia Tech (10/8/16) TD Passes 5 at North Carolina (9/24/16) vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Total Plays 106 vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Total Offense 668 vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Yards Per Play 8.2 at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Points 61 vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Sacks By 2 at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) at Clemson (11/12/16) First Downs 38 vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Penalties 10 at Virginia (10/15/16) Penalty Yards 101 at Clemson (11/12/16) Turnovers 4 vs Penn State (9/10/16) Interceptions By 3 vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Punts 9 vs Villanova (9/3/16) Punting Avg 46.6 vs Penn State (9/10/16) Long Punt 69 vs Penn State (9/10/16) Punts inside 20 6 vs Villanova (9/3/16) Long Punt Return 59 vs Penn State (9/10/16)

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OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS Rushes 32 J. Jackson, vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Yards Rushing 224 J. Jackson, vs Northwestern (12/28/16) TD Rushes 4 S. Barkley, vs Penn State (9/10/16) R. Childs, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Long Rush 68 J. Jackson, vs Northwestern (12/28/16) Pass attempts 70 D. Watson, at Clemson (11/12/16) Pass completions 52 D. Watson, at Clemson (11/12/16) Yards Passing 580 D. Watson, at Clemson (11/12/16) TD Passes 5 M. Trubisky, at North Carolina (9/24/16) Z. Mahoney, vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Long Pass 91 M. Rudolph, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Receptions 16 R. Switzer, at North Carolina (9/24/16) Yards Receiving 296 J. Washington, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) TD Receptions 5 A. Etta-Tawo, vs Syracuse (11/26/16) Long Reception 91 J. Washington, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Field Goals 6 J. Slye, vs Virginia Tech (10/27/16) Long Field Goal 48 M. Badgley, at Miami (11/5/16) Punts 9 J. Hinchen, vs Villanova (9/3/16) Punting Avg 47.7 Z. Sinor, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Long Punt 69 B. Gillikin, vs Penn State (9/10/16) Punts inside 20 6 J. Hinchen, vs Villanova (9/3/16) Long Punt Return 59 J. Reid, vs Penn State (9/10/16) Long Kickoff Return 96 J. Green, vs Georgia Tech (10/8/16) Tackles 16 Q. Blanding, at Virginia (10/15/16) Sacks 2.0 C. Walterscheid, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Tackles For Loss 4.0 C. Walterscheid, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) Interceptions 1 M. Golden, vs Penn State (9/10/16) R. Richards, at Oklahoma State (9/17/16) M. Reynolds, vs Virginia Tech (10/27/16) R. Jenkins, at Miami (11/5/16) B. Fields, vs Duke (11/19/16) C. Winfield, vs Syracuse (11/26/16) K. Queiro, vs Northwestern (12/28/16) G. Igwebuike, vs Northwestern (12/28/16) J. McGee, vs Northwestern (12/28/16)

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2016 GAME SUMMARIES

PITT 28 • VILLANOVA 7

PITT 42 • PENN STATE 39

Pitt used a stifling defensive effort to defeat Villanova in the season opener for both teams...the Panthers did not surrender an offensive touchdown and limited the Wildcats to 172 total yards, including a mere 53 on the ground...the game marked the return of tailback James Conner, who saw his first action since a season-ending knee injury in the 2015 opener and defeating Hodgkin lymphoma in the offseason...Conner scored Pitt’s first two touchdowns, on a three-yard run and nine-yard reception, to give the Panthers a 14-0 intermission lead...Quadree Henderson extended Pitt’s advantage to 21 points when he took the second half’s opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown...it was the second consecutive game Henderson had a kick return TD...he had a 100-yard return in the 2015 Military Bowl vs. Navy...the Panthers notched six sacks, including two by CB Avonte Maddox...safeties Terrish Webb and Jordan Whitehead tied for team-high honors with six tackles each...Webb added an interception...Chris Blewitt converted four PATs to become Pitt’s all-time leading kick scorer with 271 points...Blewitt surpassed Carson Long (268 points from 1973-76)...Pitt improved to 14-1 all-time against FCS programs. VILLANOVA 0 0 7 0 7 PITT 0 14 7 7 28 First Quarter

The return of the Pitt-Penn State rivalry after a 16-year hiatus proved to be worth the wait as the Panthers triumphed in front of the largest crowd to ever attend a sporting event in Pittsburgh... James Conner rushed for 117 yards and scored two TDs and cornerback Ryan Lewis intercepted a Penn State pass in the end zone with 1:15 left to seal the 42-39 victory...behind a pounding rushing attack that produced 341 yards, Pitt (2-0) achieved its highest point total ever against Penn State...the 81 combined points also marked a series high...Pitt scored touchdowns on four of its first five possessions to build a 28-7 lead...Penn State (1-1) would rally to within single-digits four times in the second half and was poised to take the lead when it reached the Pitt 31 with under two minutes to play...that’s when Lewis ended the threat, and the game, by intercepting Trace McSorley’s pass to the end zone... Nathan Peterman threw three TDs for Pitt, including a 12-yard shovel pass to Conner that put the Panthers up 42-31 with 10:24 left...the Panthers caused four PSU turnovers, with Ejuan Price forcing two fumbles and Mike Caprara posting two recoveries. PENN STATE 7 7 7 18 39 PITT 14 14 7 7 42 First Quarter

SEPT. 3, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 50,149

No scoring

Second Quarter

PITT — Conner 3-yard run (Blewitt kick) 7:08 PITT — Conner 9-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 0:19

Third Quarter

PITT — Henderson 96-yard kickoff return (Blewitt kick) 14:48 VU — Rolle 3-yard fumble return (Smith kick) 10:35

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Weah 16-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 6:00

Team Stats VU PITT First Downs 14 17 Rushes-Yards 33-53 34-86 Comp-Att-Int 16-32-1 19-33-0 Passing Yards 119 175 Total Yards 172 261 Punt Returns-Yards 1-13 4-58 Kick Returns-Yards 4-56 2-118 Interceptions-Yards 0-0 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1 Punts-Average 9-39.3 6-42.3 Penalties-Yards 7-55 3-40 Third Down Conv. 4-16 6-15 Fourth Down Conv. 0-2 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 1-16 6-58 Possession Time 30:17 29:43 Rushing

VU — White 13-37; McClenton 3-9; Forbes 2-6; Shockley 1-4; Bednarczyk 13-2; Team 1-(-5). PITT — Conner 17-53, 1 TD; Ollison 7-30; Hall 6-13; Team 1-(-2); Peterman 3-(-8).

Passing

VU — Bednarczyk 16-31-1, 119 yards; DaSilva 0-1-0, 0 yards. PITT — Peterman 19-32-0, 175 yards, 2 TD; Team 0-1-0, 0 yards.

Receiving

VU — Bell 6-52; McClenton 2-19; Phillips 2-14; White 2-10; Kerxton 1-15; Collins 1-6; Chadbourn 1-6; Forbes 1-(-3). PITT — Orndoff 5-68; Weah 4-38, 1 TD; Henderson 4-35; Conner 3-16, 1 TD; Ford 2-14; Parrish 1-4.

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SEPT. 10, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 69,983

PITT — Aston 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 8:03 PITT — Henderson 7-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 7:16 PSU — Barkley 3-yard run (Davis kick) 2:42

Second Quarter

PITT — Orndoff 2-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 13:38 PITT — Aston 3-yard run (Blewitt kick) 11:54 PSU — Barkley 1-yard run (Davis kick) 0:42

Third Quarter

PSU — Barkley 40-yard pass from McSorley (Davis kick) 11:54 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 7:24

Fourth Quarter

PSU — Barkley 1-yard run (Davis kick) 13:42 PSU — Davis 38-yard field goal 12:04 PITT — Conner 12-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 10:24 PSU — Barkley 2-yard run (Hamilton pass from McSorley) 5:00

Team Stats PSU PITT First Downs 20 19 Rushes-Yards 31-74 56-341 Comp-Att-Int 24-35-1 11-15-1 Passing Yards 332 91 Total Yards 406 432 Punt Returns-Yards 4-61 1-1 Kick Returns-Yards 5-110 3-98 Interceptions-Yards 1-8 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 5-3 2-1 Punts-Average 5-46.6 5-42.6 Penalties-Yards 4-35 10-79 Third Down Conv. 2-10 4-12 Fourth Down Conv. 1-1 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 0-0 4-33 Possession Time 24:31 35:29 Rushing

PSU — Barkley 20-85, 4 TD; Robinson 1-4; Allen 1-2; McSorley 9-(-17). PITT — Conner 22-117, 1 TD; Henderson 4-58; Peterman 8-52; Ollison 9-36; Hall 4-33; Whitehead 1-28; Aston 4-14, 2 TD; Ford 1-6; Team 3-(-3).

Passing

PSU — McSorley 24-35-1, 332 yards, 1 TD. PITT — Peterman 11-15-1, 91 yards, 3 TD.

Receiving

PSU — Hamilton 8-82; Gesicki 4-47; Godwin 4-36; Thompkins 3-87; Barkley 2-45, 1 TD; Johnson 1-27; Allen 1-4; Polk 1-4. PITT — Conner 4-29, 1 TD; Orndoff 4-15, 1 TD; Henderson 3-47, 1 TD.

2016 GAME SUMMARIES

OSU — Washington 91-yard pass from Rudolph (Grogan kick) 14:44 PITT — Henderson 10-yard run (Blewitt kick) 13:09 PITT — Blewitt 48-yard field goal 5:51 OSU — Grogan 45-yard field goal 4:26

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

PITT — Galambos 2-yard fumble return (Blewitt kick) 10:25 OSU — Childs 5-yard run (Grogan kick) 9:01 PITT — Henderson 50-yard run (Blewitt kick) 5:28

Fourth Quarter

Passing

Receiving

PITT — Tipton 3-27; Weah 2-85, 1 TD; Conner 2-60; Henderson 2-31; Aston 1-12; Ollison 1-8; Araujo-Lopes 1-7; Orndoff 1-5; Hall 1-2. OSU — Washington 9-296, 2 TD; Seales 7-129; Lacy 4-64; McCleskey 3-17; Hays 2-31; Jarwin 1-3.

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Blewitt 40-yard field goal 11:03 UNC — Howard 2-yard pass from Trubisky (Weiler kick) 5:24 UNC — Howard 2-yard pass from Trubisky (Weiler kick) 0:02

Team Stats PITT UNC First Downs 21 22 Rushes-Yards 55-281 22-18 Comp-Att-Int 14-18-0 35-46-0 Passing Yards 140 453 Total Yards 421 471 Punt Returns-Yards 1-1 2-15 Kick Returns-Yards 5-124 3-51 Interceptions-Yards 0-0 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1 Punts-Average 4-39.8 3-42.7 Penalties-Yards 4-40 5-41 Third Down Conv. 10-17 4-12 Fourth Down Conv. 1-1 4-4 Sacks By-Yards 4-36 0-0 Possession Time 41:09 18:51 Rushing

PITT — Henderson 9-107; Conner 16-66, 1 TD; Moss 7-47, 1 TD; Peterman 6-19, 1 TD; Hall 6-19; Aston 3-18, 1 TD; Whitehead 2-13; Ffrench 2-9; Tipton 1-6; Ollison 2-5; Team 1-(-28). UNC — Hood 11-25; Logan 2-6; Trubisky 9-(-13).

Passing

PITT — Peterman 14-18-0, 140 yards. UNC — Trubisky 35-46-0, 453 yards, 5 TD.

Receiving

PITT — Conner 4-64; Henderson 3-13; Tipton 2-18; Aston 2-2; Parrish 1-22; Weah 1-14; Araujo-Lopes 1-7. UNC — Switzer 16-208, 1 TD; Proehl 7-99, 1 TD; Howard 6-66, 2 TD; Logan 2-21; Jackson 2-11; Hollins 1-39, 1 TD; Hood 1-9. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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PITT — Peterman 14-29-1, 237 yards, 1 TD; Team 0-1-0, 0 yards. OSU — Rudolph 26-46-0, 540 yards, 2 TD.

PITT — Moss 2-yard run (Blewitt kick) 10:54 UNC — Proehl 1-yard pass from Trubisky (Weiler kick) 8:32 PITT — Peterman 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 2:24

PRO FOOTBALL

PITT — Conner 24-111, 1 TD; Henderson 7-95, 2 TD; Peterman 9-33; Whitehead 2-22; Hall 5-17; Moss 2-8; Araujo-Lopes 3-7; Aston 1-(-1); Tipton 1-(-2). OSU — Childs 10-101, 4 TD; Hill 12-28; Sanders Jr. 1-(-5); Team 2-(-6); Rudolph 7-(-18).

Third Quarter

HISTORY

Team Stats PITT OSU First Downs 21 25 Rushes-Yards 54-290 32-100 Comp-Att-Int 14-30-1 26-46-0 Passing Yards 237 540 Total Yards 527 640 Punt Returns-Yards 1-7 4-34 Kick Returns-Yards 2-31 2-34 Interceptions-Yards 0-0 1-3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-2 Punts-Average 11-42.4 7-43.3 Penalties-Yards 8-73 8-55 Third Down Conv. 4-18 6-15 Fourth Down Conv. 2-2 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 3-22 2-14 Possession Time 37:50 22:10 Rushing

PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 12:55 UNC — Hollins 39-yard pass from Trubisky (Weiler kick) 11:40 PITT — Aston 3-yard run (Blewitt kick) 6:28 UNC — Switzer 19-yard pass from Trubisky (Mangili pass failed) 3:12 UNC — Weiler 34-yard field goal 0:00

RECORD BOOK

OSU — Childs 1-yard run (Grogan kick) 1:28

Second Quarter

2016 SEASON 2016SEASON SEASON 2016

OSU — Washington 29-yard pass from Rudolph (Grogan kick) 13:09 OSU — Childs 1-yard run (Grogan kick) 9:44 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 4:59 OSU — Childs 67-yard run (Grogan kick) 4:04 PITT — Weah 60-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 1:47

PITT — Safety (Price tackled Switzer in end zone) 10:30 PITT — Blewitt 50-yard field goal 2:16

PLAYER PROFILES

Pitt’s frustrations against North Carolina continued with a 37-36 defeat in the ACC opener for both teams…it was the Panthers’ fourth consecutive loss to the Tar Heels…Pitt fell to 0-5 alltime in games played in Chapel Hill…this one was particularly heartbreaking as Pitt held a 13-point lead with under six minutes to play…North Carolina would rally behind the arm of quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who threw for 453 yards and five touchdowns… Trubisky threw two TDs to Bug Howard in the final 5:24, including a two-yard score with two seconds left…Nick Weiler’s extra-point kick provided the winning margin and gave North Carolina (31, 1-0) its first and only lead of the game…the winning march was a 17-play, 63-yard drive that included three fourth-down conversions…Pitt (2-2, 0-1) piled up 281 rushing yards, led by a 107-yard effort from Quadree Henderson…the Panthers, however, went three-and-out on their final two possessions, opening the door for the Tar Heels’ rally. PITT 5 14 14 3 36 NORTH CAROLINA 0 16 7 14 37 First Quarter

SEPT. 24, 2016 • KENAN STADIUM • 54,500

STAFF

Pitt could not contain a lethal Oklahoma State passing attack in a 45-38 loss in Stillwater...Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph was 26 of 46 for 540 yards and two touchdowns, while wide receiver James Washington hauled in nine receptions for an incredible 296 yards and two TDs....despite those prolific numbers, Pitt was deadlocked with OSU, 38-38, entering the fourth quarter... but at the 12:55 mark of the final period, play was suspended for nearly two hours due to lightning...when action resumed, it was eventually Rudolph who would make the decisive play—an 86yard pass to Jhajuan Seales—that put Oklahoma State at the Pitt 1...on the next play, Rennie Childs rushed in for the game-winning score, his fourth TD of the game, with 1:28 left...Pitt had one last chance, advancing to the OSU 45-yard line, but Nathan Peterman was intercepted by Ramon Richards with 15 seconds left to seal the result...James Conner rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown in the loss for Pitt (2-1)...it was the inaugural meeting between the Panthers and Cowboys (2-1). PITT 10 14 14 0 38 OKLAHOMA STATE 10 21 7 7 45 First Quarter

PREVIEW

NORTH CAROLINA 37 • PITT 36

SEPT. 17, 2016 • BOONE PICKENS STADIUM • 53,514

MEDIA

OKLAHOMA STATE 45 • PITT 38

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2016 GAME SUMMARIES

PITT 43 • MARSHALL 27

PITT 37 • GEORGIA TECH 34

Pitt bolted to a 27-0 intermission lead and then held off Marshall’s furious second-half rally to notch a 43-27 victory at Heinz Field… the Panthers’ huge halftime advantage was sliced to 30-27 with four minutes remaining in the game…trying to burn the clock and facing a 3rd-and-3 at the Pitt 46, Nathan Peterman connected with Jester Weah on a 54-yard touchdown with 1:04 remaining to essentially seal the result…Avonte Maddox would complete the scoring with a 33-yard interception return on the game’s final play…it was the second “pick six” of Maddox’s career (Louisville, 2015)…Peterman completed 74% of his passes (17 of 23) for a career-high 280 yards and two touchdowns…Weah compiled 176 yards on seven receptions, an average of 25.1 yards per catch… his receiving yardage was the highest by a Pitt player since 2004 (Greg Lee, 188 yards vs. Syracuse)…freshman tailback Chawntez Moss rushed for 97 yards on 12 carries (8.1 avg.) as Pitt netted 252 on the ground and 532 total yards…Ejuan Price had two sacks for 24 yards in losses…it was the first-ever meeting between Pitt (3-2) and Marshall (1-3). MARSHALL 0 0 14 13 27 PITT 20 7 3 13 43 First Quarter

Pitt scored 10 points in the final 3:50, including a 31-yard field goal by Chris Blewitt as time expired, to top Georgia Tech...Blewitt scored a career-high 13 points in the win, converting 3-of-3 field goals and 4-of-4 PATs…with his three field goals, Blewitt became Pitt’s all-time career leader with 52 (surpassing Conor Lee, who had 50 from 2006-08)…it was the second consecutive year Blewitt provided the winning margin over the Yellow Jackets (in 2015, he kicked a school-record 56-yard field goal to beat Georgia Tech, 3128)...Pitt’s defense set up the winning kick with a 4th-and-1 stand at the Georgia Tech 34 with 1:47 to play...Tyrique Jarrett and Matt Galambos stuffed Dedrick Mills for no gain, turning the ball over to the Panthers...Georgia Tech seized their first lead of the game, 3427, when J.J. Green scored on a 10-yard run with 5:22 remaining... Pitt struck back on a 74-yard TD pass from Nathan Peterman to Scott Orndoff with 3:50 left, setting the stage for Blewitt’s final kick...it was the fifth consecutive game Pitt scored at least 36 points, a program first...Pitt (4-2, 1-1) improved to 4-0 at Heinz Field for the first time since 2009...Georgia Tech fell to 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the ACC. GEORGIA TECH 3 17 0 14 34 PITT 7 14 3 13 37 First Quarter

OCT. 1, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 45,246

PITT — Aston 5-yard run (Blewitt kick failed) 11:17 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 5:03 PITT — Ffrench 11-yard run (Blewitt kick) 0:50

Second Quarter

PITT — Tipton 15-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 0:53

Third Quarter

MU — Knight 15-yard pass from Litton (Curraj kick) 9:12 MU — Anderson 11-yard run (Curraj kick) 5:20 PITT — Blewitt 20-yard field goal 0:30

Fourth Quarter

MU — Clark 83-yard pass from Litton (Litton pass intercepted) 14:47 MU — Davis 1-yard run (Curraj kick) 4:01 PITT — Weah 54-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 1:04 PITT — Maddox 33-yard interception return 0:00

Team Stats First Downs Rushes-Yards Comp-Att-Int Passing Yards Total Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kick Returns-Yards Interceptions-Yards Fumbles-Lost Punts-Average Penalties-Yards Third Down Conv. Fourth Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards Possession Time Rushing

MU 18 30-104 20-32-1 240 344 1-7 5-101 0-0 0-0 5-37.2 5-67 7-15 1-2 0-0 27:06

PITT 29 41-252 17-24-0 280 532 0-0 2-43 1-33 0-0 1-39.0 3-34 7-12 1-3 2-24 32:54

MU — Davis 12-68, 1 TD; Anderson 13-56, 1 TD; Pittman 3-4; Litton 2-(-24). PITT — Moss 12-97; Henderson 7-57; Conner 11-34, 1 TD; Tipton 3-26; Peterman 5-18; Ffrench 1-11, 1 TD; Aston 2-9, 1 TD.

Passing

MU — Litton 20-32-1, 240 yards, 2 TD. PITT — Peterman 17-23-0, 280 yards, 2 TD; Winslow 0-1-0, 0 yards.

Receiving

MU — Knight 6-49, 1 TD; Clark 4-147, 1 TD; Yurachek 3-16; Byrd 3-11; McManus 2-12; Johnson 1-7; Elzy 1-(-2). PITT — Weah 7-176, 1 TD; Henderson 3-32; Orndoff 2-29; Tipton 1-15, 1 TD; Aston 1-11; Parrish 1-8; Moss 1-7; Mathews 1-2.

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OCT. 8, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 47,425

PITT — O’Neill 24-yard run (Blewitt kick) 11:52 GT — Butker 37-yard field goal 3:42

Second Quarter

PITT — Ollison 4-yard run (Blewitt kick) 12:19 GT — Green 96-yard kickoff return (Butker kick) 12:04 PITT — Henderson 10-yard run (Blewitt kick) 6:39 GT — Jeune 31-yard pass from Thomas (Butker kick) 1:48 GT — Butker 41-yard field goal 0:02

Third Quarter

PITT — Blewitt 34-yard field goal 2:51

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Blewitt 41-yard field goal 12:19 GT — Lynch 45-yard run (Butker kick) 10:01 GT — Green 10-yard run (Butker kick) 5:22 PITT — Orndoff 74-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 3:50 PITT — Blewitt 31-yard field goal 0:00

Team Stats First Downs Rushes-Yards Comp-Att-Int Passing Yards Total Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kick Returns-Yards Interceptions-Yards Fumbles-Lost Punts-Average Penalties-Yards Third Down Conv. Fourth Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards Possession Time Rushing

GT PITT 18 22 45-241 42-215 7-10-0 14-20-0 130 192 371 407 1-8 0-0 4-151 3-67 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-36.0 1-47.0 5-46 2-15 5-11 6-11 2-4 1-1 1-1 2-9 29:39 30:21

GT — Lynch 4-64, 1 TD; Mills 15-57; Thomas 11-55; Green 4-26, 1 TD; Marshall 4-16; Willis 1-12; Griffin 1-10; Searcy 4-5; Stewart 1-(-4). PITT — Conner 14-60; Moss 8-45; Henderson 4-26, 1 TD; O’Neill 1-24, 1 TD; Tipton 3-21; Ollison 3-20, 1 TD; Aston 4-19; Whitehead 1-7; Peterman 4-(-7).

Passing

GT — Thomas 7-10-0, 130 yards, 1 TD. PITT — Peterman 14-20-0, 192 yards, 1 TD.

Receiving

GT — Jeune 3-55, 1 TD; Stewart 3-46; Lynch 1-29. PITT — Weah 3-35; Aston 3-19; Orndoff 2-86, 1 TD; Tipton 2-18; Henderson 2-16; Moss 1-11; Mathews 1-7.

2016 GAME SUMMARIES

UVA — Reid 5-yard run (Hayward kick) 10:31 PITT — Weah 38-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 5:41 UVA — Mizzell 44-yard run (Hayward kick) 2:51 PITT — Henderson 93-yard kickoff return (Blewitt kick) 2:35 UVA — Zaccheaus 74-yard pass from Benkert (Hayward kick) 1:48

Second Quarter

Third Quarter No scoring

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Aston 5-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 9:47 PITT — Blewitt 25-yard field goal 3:21 UVA — Hayward 36-yard field goal 2:04

PITT — Peterman 11-21-0, 137 yards, 2 TD. UVA — Benkert 20-44-1, 278 yards, 1 TD; Team 0-1-0, 0 yards. PITT — Orndoff 3-25; Weah 2-54, 1 TD; Conner 2-28; Tipton 2-20; Aston 2-10, 1 TD. UVA — Johnson 5-41; Zaccheaus 3-83, 1 TD; Craft 3-50; Dowling 3-32; Mizzell 3-15; Reed 1-25; Reid 1-16; Eldridge 1-16.

Fourth Quarter

PITT — O’Neill 5-yard run (Conner pass from Peterman) 13:25 VT — Slye 22-yard field goal 9:39 VT — Ford 16-yard pass from Evans (Slye kick) 7:20 PITT — Weah 7-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 2:31

Team Stats VT PITT First Downs 29 17 Rushes-Yards 39-150 32-180 Comp-Att-Int 24-43-0 14-23-1 Passing Yards 406 278 Total Yards 556 458 Punt Returns-Yards 4-33 0-0 Kick Returns-Yards 5-64 4-57 Interceptions-Yards 1-1 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 3-1 Punts-Average 3-31.3 6-39.8 Penalties-Yards 4-35 9-63 Third Down Conv. 4-14 3-10 Fourth Down Conv. 0-0 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 0-0 3-10 Possession Time 33:17 26:43 Rushing

VT — Phillips 5-43; Evans 11-33; Williams 8-29, 1 TD; Ford 1-26; Motley 7-24; Team 1-(-2); McMillian 6-(-3). PITT — Conner 19-141, 3 TD; Peterman 5-33; O’Neill 1-5, 1 TD; Aston 1-4; Ford 1-1; Henderson 5-(-4).

Passing

VT — Evans 24-40-0, 406 yards, 2 TD; Motley 0-3-0, 0 yards. PITT — Peterman 13-22-1, 267 yards, 1 TD; Tipton 1-1-0, 11 yards.

Receiving

VT — Ford 10-143, 1 TD; Hodges 6-145; Phillips 6-109; Cunningham 1-11, 1 TD; Rogers 1-(-2). PITT — Weah 4-46, 1 TD; Ford 3-59; Henderson 3-47; Orndoff 2-96; Tipton 1-19; Peterman 1-11. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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Receiving

PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 11:27 VT — Slye 26-yard field goal 7:00 VT — Slye 37-yard field goal 2:44 VT — Williams 2-yard run (Slye kick) 0:07

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Third Quarter

HISTORY

PITT — Conner 20-90, 2 TD; Whitehead 3-28; Moss 7-26; Peterman 5-26; Araujo-Lopes 2-16; Tipton 3-10; Ffrench 3-7; Henderson 1-6; Aston 1-6; Ollison 1-0; Team 3-(-6). UVA — Mizzell 12-95, 1 TD; Reid 9-28, 2 TD; Ellis 1-1; Benkert 4-(-38).

VT — Slye 22-yard field goal 13:08 PITT — Conner 6-yard run (Blewitt kick) 4:14 VT — Cunningham 11-yard pass from Evans (Slye kick) 2:00 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 0:14

RECORD BOOK

Team Stats PITT UVA First Downs 19 19 Rushes-Yards 49-209 26-86 Comp-Att-Int 11-21-0 20-45-1 Passing Yards 137 278 Total Yards 346 364 Punt Returns-Yards 3-46 3-19 Kick Returns-Yards 5-210 5-94 Interceptions-Yards 1-59 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0 Punts-Average 5-48.8 7-45.1 Penalties-Yards 8-69 10-67 Third Down Conv. 8-17 6-17 Fourth Down Conv. 1-1 2-2 Sacks By-Yards 4-38 1-2 Possession Time 36:14 23:46 Rushing

Second Quarter

2016 SEASON 2016SEASON SEASON 2016

PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 9:08 UVA — Reid 1-yard run (Hayward kick) 5:57 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 0:40 PITT — Whitehead 59-yard interception return (Blewitt kick) 0:04

VT — Slye 31-yard field goal 11:05 VT — Slye 21-yard field goal 8:05

PLAYER PROFILES

Pitt fell victim to Virginia Tech’s prolific passing game in a Thursday night ESPN nationally televised contest…Jerod Evans threw for 406 yards in leading the Hokies to their first win at Heinz Field in five tries…Virginia Tech had not beaten the Panthers on the road since a 1999 victory in Pitt Stadium…Joey Slye tied an ACC record by kicking six field goals for the Hokies…James Conner rushed for 141 yards and three touchdowns…his one-yard score to open the second half gave Pitt its first lead, 21-16…Virginia Tech jumped back in front, 29-21, late in the third quarter after two Slye field goals and a two-yard run by Marshawn Williams… Pitt (5-3, 2-2) responded with a 75-yard drive, capped by an endaround gadget play touchdown by offensive tackle Brian O’Neill, his second rushing TD of the year…Conner took a shovel pass in for a two-point conversion to tie the game with 13:25 left but the Hokies (6-2, 4-1) seized control by scoring the game’s next 10 points...Jester Weah caught a seven-yard TD pass with 2:31 left but the Hokies ran the clock out on their ensuing possession. VIRGINIA TECH 6 10 13 10 39 PITT 0 14 7 15 36 First Quarter

OCT. 27, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 40,254

STAFF

Pitt’s potent return game and stifling second-half defense keyed a 45-31 victory at Virginia...the Panthers had an incredible 315 total return yards...Quadree Henderson had his second kickoff return TD of the season, and third in the past eight games, on a 93-yarder in the opening quarter...Jordan Whitehead gave Pitt a lead it never surrendered when he returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown with four seconds left in the opening half...after giving up 28 first-half points, Pitt surrendered only a field goal in the second…James Conner ran for 90 yards and two scores, and even contributed as a pass-rushing specialist in the fourth quarter… Whitehead also saw two-way duty…in addition to his INT return, he rushed three times for 28 yards…the Panthers compiled four sacks, all in the second half, led by DE Rori Blair, who had two... the Panthers won their third consecutive game, improving to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the ACC...it was Pitt’s first win in Charlottesville since 1953…Virginia dropped to 2-4 and 1-1. PITT 14 21 0 10 45 VIRGINIA 21 7 0 3 31 First Quarter

PREVIEW

#25/25 VIRGINIA TECH 39 • PITT 36

OCT. 15, 2016 • SCOTT STADIUM • 39,522

MEDIA

PITT 45 • VIRGINIA 31

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MIAMI 51 • PITT 28

PITT 43 • #3/2 CLEMSON 42

Pitt dropped its second consecutive game, losing 51-28 at Miami... two third-quarter turnovers were critical in the result...trailing 27-21 at intermission, Pitt fumbled at its own 8 on the opening possession of the second half, setting up a short Miami touchdown drive...later in the quarter, Pitt was threatening at the Miami 4 but came up empty when the Hurricanes intercepted a pass in the end zone...the Panthers (5-4, 2-3) gave up 50 points for the first time since 2014...Quadree Henderson had a 100-yard kickoff return touchdown in the opening quarter, his school-record third kick return TD of the season and fourth in the past 10 games...Brad Kaaya was the offensive catalyst for Miami (5-4, 2-3), throwing for 356 yards and four touchdowns on 32-of-47 passing...Mark Walton rushed for 125 yards, the most by an opposing player against the Panthers this season…safety Jordan Whitehead had a game-high 10 tackles for Pitt…the Panthers managed just one sack (by end Allen Edwards), their lowest total of the season. PITT 7 14 0 7 28 MIAMI 17 10 7 17 51

Pitt stunned No. 3/2 Clemson and the nation when Chris Blewitt nailed a 48-yard field goal with six seconds left to upend the Tigers, 43-42, in Death Valley...the winning kick came after Pitt (6-4, 3-3) stuffed Clemson on 4th-and-1 at the Panthers’ 36 with 58 seconds left...Pitt’s victory snapped the country’s longest home winning streak at 21 games…it was also Clemson’s first regular-season loss since 2014...Clemson (9-1, 6-1) was the highest ranked opponent Pitt had beaten since upsetting No. 2/1 West Virginia, 13-9, in 2007...Deshaun Watson threw for an ACC-record 580 yards but Pitt intercepted him three times...the last INT was by Saleem Brightwell, who returned it 70 yards to set up James Conner’s 20yard TD run, making it 42-40 with 5:17 left...Conner rushed for 132 yards and scored two TDs…Nathan Peterman threw for 308 yards and five TDs, both career bests...Clemson had only given up five TD passes the entire season coming into the game…tight end Scott Orndoff also posted career highs with nine catches for 128 yards and two TDs...fullback George Aston also had two receiving scores...the Panthers became bowl eligible for a ninth straight season with the win. PITT 14 13 7 9 43 CLEMSON 14 14 14 0 42 First Quarter

NOV. 5, 2016 • HARD ROCK STADIUM • 51,796

First Quarter

MIAMI — Njoku 12-yard pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick) 12:46 PITT — Henderson 100-yard kickoff return (Blewitt kick) 12:30 MIAMI — Coley 1-yard pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick) 7:33 MIAMI — Badgley 46-yard field goal 2:26

Second Quarter

PITT — Conner 12-yard run (Blewitt kick) 13:44 MIAMI — Badgley 48-yard field goal 11:18 PITT — Aston 23-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 8:45 MIAMI — Kaaya 1-yard run (Badgley kick) 6:05

Third Quarter

MIAMI — Coley 3-yard pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick) 13:33

Fourth Quarter

MIAMI — Njoku 5-yard pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick) 13:38 PITT — Weah 75-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 13:27 MIAMI — Badgley 25-yard field goal 3:21 MIAMI — Walton 55-yard run (Badgley kick) 2:12

Team Stats PITT MIAMI First Downs 22 22 Rushes-Yards 34-130 36-178 Comp-Att-Int 17-36-1 32-47-0 Passing Yards 287 356 Total Yards 417 534 Punt Returns-Yards 1-17 2-22 Kick Returns-Yards 2-111 3-83 Interceptions-Yards 0-0 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 0-0 Punts-Average 5-44.6 5-45.4 Penalties-Yards 5-25 8-71 Third Down Conv. 6-14 8-16 Fourth Down Conv. 0-2 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 1-3 1-12 Possession Time 26:53 33:07 Rushing

PITT — Conner 12-40, 1 TD; Henderson 5-38; Hall 2-27; Peterman 8-25; Ollison 1-2; Ffrench 1-1; Aston 2-0; Team 1-(-1); Moss 2-(-2). MIAMI — Walton 14-125, 1 TD; Yearby 8-28; Kaaya 5-17, 1 TD; Edwards 6-10; Williams 1-1; Team 2-(-3).

Passing

PITT — Peterman 17-35-1, 287 yards, 2 TD; Winslow 0-1-0, 0 yards. MIAMI — Kaaya 32-47-0, 356 yards, 4 TD.

Receiving

PITT — Aston 5-56, 1 TD; Weah 3-115, 1 TD; Ford 3-20; Orndoff 2-30; Tipton 1-25; Araujo-Lopes 1-22; Henderson 1-10; Mathews 1-9. MIAMI — Coley 9-59, 2 TD; Richards 8-144; Njoku 6-86, 2 TD; Walton 3-24; Lewis 2-22; Herndon 2-7; Harris 1-9; Berrios 1-5.

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PITT — Aston 15-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 13:08 CLEMSON — Gallman 1-yard run (Huegel kick) 7:19 PITT — Conner 46-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 5:28 CLEMSON — Gallman 1-yard run (Huegel kick) 0:40

Second Quarter

CLEMSON — Williams 15-yard pass from Watson (Huegel kick) 10:06 PITT — Orndoff 55-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick blocked) 9:33 PITT — Aston 1-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 2:23 CLEMSON — Scott 13-yard pass from Watson (Huegel kick) 1:09

Third Quarter

CLEMSON — Cain 27-yard pass from Watson (Huegel kick) 9:53 PITT — Orndoff 7-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 4:35 CLEMSON — Gallman 1-yard run (Huegel kick) 1:37

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Conner 20-yard run (Peterman pass failed) 5:17 PITT — Blewitt 48-yard field goal 0:06

Team Stats PITT CLEMSON First Downs 23 33 Rushes-Yards 33-156 25-50 Comp-Att-Int 22-38-0 52-70-3 Passing Yards 308 580 Total Yards 464 630 Punt Returns-Yards 0-0 3-1 Kick Returns-Yards 1-16 7-117 Interceptions-Yards 3-70 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0 Punts-Average 5-43.4 3-37.7 Penalties-Yards 3-40 9-101 Third Down Conv. 3-11 12-18 Fourth Down Conv. 1-1 1-2 Sacks By-Yards 2-8 2-7 Possession Time 25:58 34:02 Rushing

PITT — Conner 20-132, 1 TD; Peterman 6-18; Hall 3-9; Ford; 1-1; Ffrench 1-0; Henderson 2-(-4). CLEMSON — Gallman 18-36, 3 TD; Watson 5-8; Fuller 2-6.

Passing

PITT — Peterman 22-37-0, 308 yards, 5 TD; Team 0-1-0, 0 yards. CLEMSON — Watson 52-70-3, 580 yards, 3 TD.

Receiving

PITT — Orndoff 9-128, 2 TD; Aston 4-29, 2 TD; Conner 3-57, 1 TD; Weah 2-38; Ford 2-14; Parrish 1-44; Mathews 1-(-2). CLEMSON — Williams 15-202, 1 TD; Scott 13-125, 1 TD; Renfrow 7-77; Leggett 6-95; McCloud 4-26; Gallman 4-10; Cain 3-45, 1 TD.

2016 GAME SUMMARIES Pitt outlasted Syracuse in the highest scoring FBS game ever...the 137 combined points eclipsed the prior mark of 136 set in 2007 (Navy defeated North Texas in regulation, 74-62; Boise State beat Nevada, 69-67, in a four-overtime game)...it was Pitt’s highest point total since 1977...Pitt (8-4, 5-3) won eight regular-season games for the second consecutive year...the Panthers finished 6-1 at home, matching their best mark at Heinz Field (set in 2009)...James Conner rushed for 115 yards to reach 1,060 for the year, his second 1,000-yard campaign...Conner’s three TDs (two rushing, one receiving) pushed his ACC-record total to 56...Quadree Henderson also rushed for 103 yards (on only five carries) as Pitt had a season-high 393 yards on the ground...Nathan Peterman threw for 251 yards and four TDs on only nine completions...Chris Blewitt set a Pitt single-game record with 10 PATs...Syracuse, which trailed by as many as 29 points in the second half, fell to 4-8 and 2-6. SYRACUSE 14 7 13 27 61 PITT 14 21 21 20 76 First Quarter

PITT — Ford 16-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 13:33 DUKE — Taylor 6-yard pass from Jones (Reed kick) 11:11 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 7:33

Second Quarter

PITT — Henderson 52-yard run (Blewitt kick) 14:08 DUKE — Fields 36-yard interception return (Reed kick) 5:34 PITT — Weah 56-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 2:17 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick) 12:04 PITT — Henderson 65-yard punt return (Blewitt kick) 11:01

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Orndoff 48-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 9:01 PITT — Ollison 2-yard run (Blewitt kick) 5:06

DUKE — Jones 28-46-0, 243 yards, 1 TD. PITT — Peterman 11-18-1, 237 yards, 3 TD.

Receiving

Fourth Quarter

SU — Mahoney 19-yard run (Murphy kick) 11:16 PITT — Ford 79-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 9:33 SU — Etta-Tawo 7-yard pass from Mahoney (Murphy kick) 7:21 PITT — Weah 6-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 5:06 SU — Etta-Tawo 49-yard pass from Mahoney (Murphy kick) 3:47 PITT — Conner 1-yard run (Blewitt kick failed) 3:15 SU — Etta-Tawo 13-yard pass from Mahoney (Murphy kick failed) 0:58

Team Stats SU PITT First Downs 38 20 Rushes-Yards 45-228 40-393 Comp-Att-Int 43-61-1 9-19-1 Passing Yards 440 251 Total Yards 668 644 Punt Returns-Yards 2-11 3-56 Kick Returns-Yards 11-191 4-98 Interceptions-Yards 1-0 1-20 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Punts-Average 6-44.7 3-43.0 Penalties-Yards 7-50 7-64 Third Down Conv. 9-20 7-11 Fourth Down Conv. 4-4 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 0-0 3-18 Possession Time 35:42 24:18 Rushing

SU — Neal 8-91, 1 TD; Strickland 20-63, 1 TD; Mahoney 13-49, 2 TD; Estime 2-11; Philips 1-8; Riley 1-6. PITT — Conner 19-115, 2 TD; Henderson 5-103, 1 TD; Peterman 6-79, 1 TD; Ffrench 1-77, 1 TD; Hall 4-18; Aston 3-4, 1 TD; Team 2-(-3).

Passing

SU — Mahoney 43-61-1, 440 yards, 5 TD. PITT — Peterman 9-18-1, 251 yards, 4 TD; O’Neill 0-1-0, 0 yards.

Receiving

SU — Etta-Tawo 13-178, 5 TD; Philips 11-107; Estime 9-54; Ishmael 7-76; Cornelius 2-20; Riley 1-5. PITT — Weah 4-99, 2 TD; Ford 2-89, 1 TD; Conner 2-45, 1 TD; Orndoff 1-18. PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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DUKE — Rahming 10-116; Schneider 4-26; Lloyd 4-21; Helm 3-16; Koppenhaver 2-29; Young 2-21; Taylor 2-16, 1 TD; Mann 1-(-2). PITT — Weah 2-95, 1 TD; Orndoff 2-58, 1 TD; Ford 2-39, 1 TD; Aston 2-23; Henderson 2-10; Hall 1-12.

PITT — Jackson 20-yard interception return (Blewitt kick) 11:37 PITT — Henderson 66-yard run (Blewitt kick) 8:59 SU — Neal 42-yard run (Murphy kick blocked) 7:54 PITT — Ffrench 77-yard run (Blewitt kick) 7:30 SU — Etta-Tawo 12-yard pass from Mahoney (Murphy kick) 1:53

PRO FOOTBALL

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Third Quarter

HISTORY

DUKE — Mann 3-12; Wilson 8-11; Jones 11-2. PITT — Conner 14-101, 2 TD; Henderson 5-73, 1 TD; Hall 5-17; Ffrench 3-17; Ollison 4-10, 1 TD; M. Stocker 2-9; Peterman 4-3; Team 3-(-6).

PITT — Aston 6-yard run (Blewitt kick) 10:36 PITT — Conner 9-yard run (Blewitt kick) 6:57 SU — Etta-Tawo 5-yard pass from Mahoney (Murphy kick) 1:36 PITT — Peterman 13-yard run (Blewitt kick) 0:10

RECORD BOOK

Team Stats DUKE PITT First Downs 18 18 Rushes-Yards 22-25 40-224 Comp-Att-Int 28-46-0 11-18-1 Passing Yards 243 237 Total Yards 268 461 Punt Returns-Yards 1-12 1-65 Kick Returns-Yards 9-198 1-14 Interceptions-Yards 1-36 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0 Punts-Average 7-33.7 3-38.0 Penalties-Yards 6-45 7-55 Third Down Conv. 4-14 9-13 Fourth Down Conv. 2-3 0-0 Sacks By-Yards 1-5 5-20 Possession Time 30:37 29:23 Rushing

Second Quarter

2016 SEASON 2016SEASON SEASON 2016

Third Quarter

SU — Mahoney 2-yard run (Murphy kick) 7:42 PITT — Weah 59-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 6:29 PITT — Conner 35-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 3:35 SU — Strickland 5-yard run (Murphy kick) 0:28

PLAYER PROFILES

First Quarter

NOV. 26, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 34,049

STAFF

Pitt followed its Clemson upset with a resounding 56-14 win over Duke…the 42-point margin of victory was Pitt’s largest in an ACC game, eclipsing a 23-point win over Syracuse in 2014 (30-7)… it was the Panthers’ biggest win over an FBS foe since a 45-point victory at UCF in 2006 (52-7)…James Conner rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns, breaking a pair of ACC career records in the process…Conner pushed his career totals to 53 total touchdowns and 50 rushing TDs…he eclipsed the marks held by Virginia’s Wali Lundy (52 total TDs, 2002-05) and NC State’s Ted Brown (49 rush TDs, 1975-78)…Quadree Henderson, who already had three kickoff return touchdowns on the season, added his first career punt return TD, a 65-yarder that put Pitt up 42-14 in the third…Pitt (7-4, 4-3) pushed its season point total to a school-record 432, surpassing the prior high mark of 428 set over 12 games in 1977…Pitt limited Duke (4-7, 1-6) to 268 total yards and just 25 on the ground...it was the sixth time in 2016 that Pitt kept an opponent under 100 yards rushing...the Panthers tallied nine tackles for loss and five sacks, led by DE Ejuan Price’s three TFLs and two sacks. DUKE 7 7 0 0 14 PITT 14 14 14 14 56

PREVIEW

PITT 76 • SYRACUSE 61

NOV. 19, 2016 • HEINZ FIELD • 35,425

MEDIA

PITT 56 • DUKE 14

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2016 GAME SUMMARIES

NORTHWESTERN 31 • #22/NR PITT 24 DEC. 28, 2016 • YANKEE STADIUM • 37,918 NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL

Pitt closed the 2016 season on a sour note, dropping a 31-24 decision to Northwestern in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl…the Panthers were foiled by a potent Northwestern rushing attack led by Justin Jackson, who ran for 224 yards and three touchdowns… failed red zone opportunities and untimely injuries also keyed the final result…Pitt penetrated the Wildcats’ 20-yard line seven times but only cashed in on three of those possessions…the Panthers (8-5) also lost five starters to injuries during the game, including tailback James Conner late in the second quarter and quarterback Nathan Peterman in the third…still, the Panthers claimed a 24-21 lead early in the final period when Ben DiNucci, who came on in relief of Peterman, passed to George Aston for a six-yard score…but Northwestern (7-6) would seize control for the balance of the game, turning a 4th-and-1 into a 21-yard play-action TD pass that made it 28-24 and then hitting a field goal for a seven-point lead…Pitt’s final two possessions ended in interceptions, sealing the victory for the Wildcats. PITT 3 7 7 7 24 NORTHWESTERN 0 14 7 10 31 First Quarter PITT — Blewitt 46-yard field goal 11:53

Second Quarter

NU — Jackson 8-yard run (Mitchell kick) 14:31 NU — Jackson 16-yard run (Mitchell kick) 3:08 PITT — Weah 69-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick) 2:51

Third Quarter

PITT — Peterman 5-yard run (Blewitt kick) 13:13 NU — Jackson 40-yard run (Mitchell kick) 7:47

Fourth Quarter

PITT — Aston 6-yard pass from DiNucci (Blewitt kick) 13:15 NU — Dickerson 21-yard pass from Thorson (Mitchell kick) 8:23 NU — Mitchell 37-yard field goal 6:14

Jester Weah averaged an incredible 24.2 yards per catch in 2016.

Team Stats PITT NU First Downs 18 27 Rushes-Yards 32-169 50-248 Comp-Att-Int 16-29-3 23-36-1 Passing Yards 269 214 Total Yards 438 462 Punt Returns-Yards 2-2 1-0 Kick Returns-Yards 5-50 3-47 Interceptions-Yards 1-0 3-25 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1 Punts-Average 1-41.0 4-30.5 Penalties-Yards 5-50 4-35 Third Down Conv. 6-13 9-19 Fourth Down Conv. 0-2 4-4 Sacks By-Yards 4-20 1-18 Possession Time 24:38 35:22 Rushing

PITT — Henderson 6-76; Conner 8-32; Ollison 6-24; DiNucci 2-18; Araujo-Lopes 1-9; Hall 1-7; Moss 4-6; Aston 1-2; Peterman 3-(-5), 1 TD. NU — Jackson 32-224, 3 TD; Thorson 12-16; Moten IV 3-11; Roberts 1-(-1); Team 2-(-2).

Passing

PITT — Peterman 13-18-1, 253 yards, 1 TD; DiNucci 3-9-2, 16 yards, 1 TD; O’Neill 0-1-0, 0 yards; Team 0-1-0, 0 yards. NU — Thorson 23-36-1, 214 yards, 1 TD.

Receiving

PITT — Ford 3-53; Henderson 3-45; Weah 2-75, 1 TD; Mathews 2-35; Orndoff 2-21; Aston 2-7, 1 TD; Ollison 1-30; Conner 1-3. NU — Carr 6-51; Dickerson 5-46, 1 TD; Scanlan 4-35; Wilson 3-47; Nagel 3-26; Jackson 2-9.

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Chris Blewitt finished his career as Pitt’s all-time kick scoring leader with 363 points.

2016 GAME-BY-GAME STARTING LINEUPS OFFENSE TB FB Conner Dintino Conner Parrish# Conner Aston Conner Tipton% Conner Aston Conner Ollison Conner Aston Conner Aston Conner Aston Conner Aston Conner Aston Conner Parrish# Conner Aston

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WR WR LT LG C RG RT TE QB Parrish* Jones-Smith* Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Mathews Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Whitehead** Peterman Mathews Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Ford^ Peterman Mathews Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Parrish+ Ollison+ Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Weah Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman Ford Henderson Bisnowaty Johnson Officer Bookser O’Neill Orndoff Peterman

MEDIA

GAME Villanova Penn State Oklahoma State North Carolina Marshall Georgia Tech Virginia Virginia Tech Miami Clemson Duke Syracuse Northwestern

STAFF

DEFENSE NT DT DE OLB MLB OLB CB CB Jarrett Soto Price Zeise Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Brightwell Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Bradley Maddox Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Bradley Motley Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Motley Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Jackson Lewis Taleni Watts Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis Taleni Soto Price Idowu Galambos Brightwell Maddox Jackson Taleni Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Jackson Lewis Jarrett Soto Price Idowu Galambos Caprara Maddox Lewis

FS SS Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Mitchell Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Whitehead Webb Mitchell Webb Mitchell Webb Mitchell

RECORD BOOK

DE Hendrix Blair Blair Blair Blair Blair Blair Blair Edwards Edwards Blair Edwards Edwards

2016 SEASON 2016SEASON SEASON 2016

GAME Villanova Penn State Oklahoma State North Carolina Marshall Georgia Tech Virginia Virginia Tech Miami Clemson Duke Syracuse Northwestern

PLAYER PROFILES

* Parrish started as an H-Back and Jones-Smith as a sixth offensive lineman vs. Villanova. # Parrish started as a tight end vs. Penn State and Syracuse. % Tipton started as a third wide receiver at North Carolina. ** Whitehead started as a third wide receiver at Virginia. ^ Ford started as a third wide receiver at Miami. + Parrish started as a tight end and Ollison started as an H-Back vs. Duke.

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2016 HONORS AND AWARDS ADAM BISNOWATY—OFFENSIVE TACKLE

All-ACC (first team) (coaches) All-ACC (second team) (ACSMA, AP) ACC All-Academic Football Team Outland Trophy Watch List Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List Wuerffel Trophy Watch List Senior CLASS Award Candidate CHRIS BLEWITT—PLACEKICKER

Honorable Mention All-ACC (ACSMA, coaches) ACC Specialist of the Week (Georgia Tech) ACC Specialist of the Week (Clemson) Lou Groza Award “Stars of the Week” (Georgia Tech) ALEX BOOKSER—OFFENSIVE GUARD

Honorable Mention All-ACC (coaches) ACC All-Academic Football Team MIKE CAPRARA—LINEBACKER

Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalist Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Senior CLASS Award Candidate JAMES CONNER—RUNNING BACK

Pro Football Focus (PFF) College Comeback Player of the Year Disney Sports Spirit Award Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award Brian Piccolo Award (ACC’s Most Inspirational) Maxwell Club Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award All-ACC (first team) (ACSMA, coaches, AP) ESPN.com ACC Helmet Sticker (Villanova) ESPN.com ACC Helmet Sticker (Duke) Rotary Lombardi Award Top 20 Candidate Doak Walker Award Watch List Maxwell Award Watch List Wuerffel Trophy Watch List DONTEZ FORD—WIDE RECEIVER

National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist (presented to the nation’s top ScholarAthlete)

SI.com All-American, Kick Returner (first team) Sporting News All-American, Kick Returner (first team) USA TODAY All-American, Kick Returner (first team) Walter Camp All-American, Kick Returner (first team) SB NATION All-American, Kick Returner (first team) AFCA All-American, All-Purpose Player (second team) Associated Press All-American, All-Purpose Player (second team) All-ACC, Kick Returner (first team) (ACSMA, coaches, AP) Honorable Mention All-ACC, Wide Receiver (ACSMA, coaches) ACC Specialist of the Week (Penn State) ACC Specialist of the Week (Virginia) ACC Specialist of the Week (Miami) ACC Specialist of the Week (Duke) ACC Specialist of the Week (Syracuse) Hornung Award Honor Roll (Penn State) Hornung Award Honor Roll (North Carolina) ESPN.com ACC Helmet Sticker (Virginia) Dante Hall Award Watch List TYRIQUE JARRETT—NOSE TACKLE

Honorable Mention All-ACC (ACSMA) DORIAN JOHNSON—OFFENSIVE GUARD

AFCA All-American (first team) ESPN.com All-American (first team) SI.com All-American (first team) Sporting News All-American (first team) Athlon All-American (second team) CBS Sports All-American (second team) Walter Camp All-American (second team) Phil Steele All-American (third team) All-ACC (first team) (ACSMA, coaches, AP) Outland Trophy Watch List Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List RYAN LEWIS—CORNERBACK

Jim Thorpe Player of the Week (Penn State) ACC Defensive Back of the Week (Penn State)

NATHAN PETERMAN—QUARTERBACK

ACC All-Academic Football Team ACC Offensive Back of the Week (Clemson) Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week (Clemson) ESPN College Football Final Helmet Sticker (Clemson) Davey O’Brien Award “Great 8” Performance (Clemson) Manning Award “Star of the Week” (Clemson) Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List EJUAN PRICE—DEFENSIVE END

Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award Finalist AFCA All-American (second team) Athlon All-American (second team) USA TODAY All-American (second team) Walter Camp All-American (second team) Phil Steele All-American (third team) All-ACC (first team) (ACSMA, coaches) All-ACC (second team) (AP) Chuck Bednarik Award Semifinalist Rotary Lombardi Award Top 20 Candidate ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week (Oklahoma State) ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week (Duke) ESPN.com ACC Helmet Sticker (Penn State) JORDAN WHITEHEAD—SAFETY

All-ACC (second team) (ACSMA, coaches, AP) ACC Defensive Back of the Week (Virginia) Hornung Award Honor Roll (Virginia) Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Hornung Award Watch List RYAN WINSLOW—PUNTER

Ray Guy Award Watch List PAT NARDUZZI—HEAD COACH

The Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week (Clemson) JOHN PETERSON—OFFENSIVE LINE

MATT GALAMBOS—LINEBACKER

REGGIE MITCHELL—SAFETY

CoachingSearch.com Offensive Line Coach of the Week (Penn State)

ACC All-Academic Football Team ACC Co-Linebacker of the Week (Clemson)

ACC All-Academic Football Team

ANDRE POWELL—SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR

ALEX OFFICER—CENTER

QUADREE HENDERSON—WIDE RECEIVER/KICK RETURNER

Rimington Trophy Watch List

FootballScoop Special Teams Coordinator of the Year

BRIAN O’NEILL—OFFENSIVE TACKLE

TEAM

Athlon All-American, Kick Returner (first team) CBS Sports All-American, Kick Returner (first team) Football Writers All-American, Kick Returner (first team) FOX Sports All-American, Kick Returner (first team) Phil Steele All-American, Kick Returner (first team)

SB NATION All-American (first team) SB NATION “Piesman Trophy” Winner All-ACC (second team) (coaches) All-ACC (third team) (ACSMA) ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Georgia Tech)

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SCOTT ORNDOFF—TIGHT END

ACC All-Academic Football Team John Mackey Award Midseason Watch List

FWAA National Team of the Week (Clemson) TEAM—OFFENSE

ESPN.com ACC Helmet Sticker (Syracuse) TEAM—OFFENSIVE LINE

Joe Moore Award Semifinalist Joe Moore Award Midseason Honor Roll

PITT IN THE ACC AND NCAA

2016 ACC STANDINGS

COASTAL DIVISION

2016 ACC INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS (TOP 5)

NCAA 1st 1st T-3rd 5th T-7th 11th 2nd T-7th 2nd 4th 7th 8th T-22nd T-8th T-8th 14th T-15th T-16th T-30th

2016 NCAA TEAM RANKINGS (TOP 30) AVG./PCT. NCAA 0.77 sacks/game T-3rd 26.59 yards/return 4th 3.31 sacks/game T-6th 14.88 yards/return 7th 2 blocks T-8th 4 TDs T-8th 40.9 points/game 10th 15.25 yards/comp. 10th 156.01 rating 15th 119.6 yards/game 16th 45.4 pct. (79-174) T-22nd 3 blocks T-23rd 225.1 yards/game 28th

2016 ACC TEAM RANKINGS (TOP 5) AVG./PCT. ACC 0.77 sacks/game 1st 40.9 points/game 2nd 156.0 rating 2nd 26.6 yards/return 2nd 14.9 yards/return 2nd 225.1 yards/game 3rd 45.4 pct. (79-174) 3rd 119.6 yards/game 4th 446.8 yards/game 4th 3.31 sacks/game 4th 86.4 pct. (51-59) 4th 49.8 yards/game 5th

HISTORY PRO FOOTBALL

CATEGORY Sacks Allowed Scoring Offense Pass Efficiency Kickoff Returns Punt Returns Rushing Offense 3rd Down Conversions Rushing Defense Total Offense Sacks Red Zone Offense Penalty Yards

RECORD BOOK

CATEGORY Sacks Allowed Kickoff Returns Sacks Punt Returns Blocked Punts Defensive TDs Scoring Offense Pass Yards per Completion Pass Efficiency Rushing Defense 3rd Down Conversions Blocked Kicks Rushing Offense

2016 SEASON 2016SEASON SEASON 2016

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY AVG. ACC Nathan Peterman Pass Efficiency 163.4 rating 1st Ejuan Price Tackles for Loss 1.77 TFL/game 1st Sacks 1.00 sacks/game 3rd Quadree Henderson Kick Returns 30.5 yards/return 2nd Punt Returns 15.8 yards/return 2nd All Purpose 160.2 yards/game 2nd James Conner Scoring 9.4 points/game 2nd Rushing 84.0 yards/game 5th Matt Galambos Fumbles Recovered 0.23 fumbles/game T-2nd Avonte Maddox Passes Defended 1.10 PD/game 4th Interceptions 0.30 INT/game 5th Mike Caprara Fumbles Recovered 0.20 fumbles/game 4th Chris Blewitt Kick Scoring 7.4 points/game T-5th

AVG./TOTAL 3 TDs 1,166 yards 15.8 yards/return 30.5 yards/return 1 TD 160.23 yards/game 1.77 TFL/game 1.00 sacks/game 24.17 yards/rec. 15.43 yards/comp. 9.33 yards/att. 163.4 rating 27 TDs 3 fumbles 20 TDs 9.4 points/game 122 points 16 TDs 2 fumbles

PLAYER PROFILES

ACC OVERALL W-L PCT W-L PCT 6-2 .750 10-4 .714 5-3 .625 9-4 .692 5-3 .625 8-5 .615 5-3 .625 8-5 .615 4-4 .500 9-4 .692 1-7 .125 4-8 .333 1-7 .125 2-10 .167

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY Quadree Henderson Kickoff Return TDs Combined Kick Returns Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Punt Return TDs All Purpose Ejuan Price Tackles for Loss Sacks Jester Weah Yards per Reception Nathan Peterman Pass Yards per Completion Yards per Pass Attempt Pass Efficiency Passing TDs Matt Galambos Fumbles Recovered James Conner Total TDs Scoring Total Points Scored Rushing TDs Mike Caprara Fumbles Recovered

STAFF

PLACE TEAM 1. Virginia Tech 2. Miami North Carolina Pittsburgh 5. Georgia Tech 6. Duke Virginia

ACC OVERALL W-L PCT W-L PCT 7-1 .875 14-1 .933 7-1 .875 9-4 .692 5-3 .625 10-3 .769 3-5 .375 7-6 .538 3-5 .375 7-6 .538 2-6 .250 7-6 .538 2-6 .250 4-8 .333

PREVIEW

PLACE TEAM 1. Clemson Louisville 3. Florida State 4. NC State Wake Forest 6. Boston College Syracuse

MEDIA

ATLANTIC DIVISION

2016 NCAA INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS (TOP 30)

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

THIS IS PITT

Nathan Peterman led the ACC with a 163.4 pass efficiency rating.

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RECORD BOOK

2017 COACHING STAFF

RECORD BOOK

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

ALL PITT GAME, SEASON AND CAREER RECORDS INCLUDE BOWL GAMES. NCAA RECORDS INCLUDE POSTSEASON PERFORMANCES BEGINNING IN 2002.

PASSES COMPLETED

RUSHING

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

RUSHING YARDS

Play: 91, George McLaren (Syr­a­cuse), 1917 Game: 303, Tony Dorsett (Notre Dame), 1975 Season: 2,150, Tony Dorsett, 1976 Career: 6,526, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 RUSHING ATTEMPTS

Game: 47, Dion Lewis (Cincinnati), 2009 Season: 387, Craig Heyward, 1987 Career: 1,163, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 MOST GAMES GAINING 100 YARDS OR MORE

Season: 12, Tony Dorsett, 1976; and Craig Heyward, 1987 Career: 36, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 Consecutive: 20, Tony Dorsett, 1975-76 MOST GAMES GAINING 200 YARDS OR MORE

Game: 37, Alex Van Pelt (Notre Dame), 1990 Season: 256, Tino Sunseri, 2012 Career: 867, Alex Van Pelt, 1989-92 Game: 7, Pete Gonzalez (Rutgers), 1997 Season: 3 7, Dan Marino, 1981; and Rod Rutherford, 2003 Career: 79, Dan Marino, 1979-82 TOUCHDOWN PASSES AS A FRESHMAN

17, Alex Van Pelt, 1989

TOUCHDOWN PASSES AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

31, Alex Van Pelt, 1989-90

MOST YARDS PASSING BY A FRESHMAN

Season: 2,881, Alex Van Pelt, 1989 MOST YARDS PASSING BY A SOPHOMORE

Season: 3,067, Tyler Palko, 2004

MOST YARDS PASSING AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

5,308, Alex Van Pelt,1989-90

Season: 4, Tony Dorsett, 1976 Career: 10, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 Consecutive: 2, Tony Dorsett, 1973 and 1976 (twice); Curvin Richards, 1988; James Conner, 2014

MOST YARDS PASSING BY A JUNIOR

AVERAGE PER CARRY

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A TOUCHDOWN PASS

Game (Min. 10 Att.): 13.2, Tony Dorsett (Notre Dame), 1975 (303 yards, 23 att.) Season (Min. 1,000 Yards): 6.6,Tony Dorsett, 1975 (1,686, 255 att.) Season (Min. 600 Yards): 10.5, Quadree Henderson, 2016 (631 yards, 60 att.) Career (Min. 1,000 Yards): 5.7, Elliott Walker, 1974-77 (2,748 yards, 481 att.) RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

Game: 6, Norman Bill Budd, (Ohio U.), 1910 Season: 26, James Conner, 2014 Career: 59, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS AS A FRESHMAN

17, Dion Lewis, 2009

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

35, LeSean McCoy, 2007-08

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A RUSHING TOUCH­DOWN

13, James Conner, 2014-16 (Virginia Tech 2014; Marshall 2016) MOST YARDS RUSHING BY A FRESHMAN

Season: 1,799, Dion Lewis, 2009

MOST YARDS RUSHING BY A SOPHOMORE

Season: 1,765, James Conner, 2014

MOST RUSHING YARDS AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

2,860, Dion Lewis, 2009-10

MOST YARDS RUSHING BY A JUNIOR

Season: 1,791, Craig Heyward, 1987 MOST YARDS RUSHING BY A SENIOR

Season: 2,150, Tony Dorsett, 1976 PASSING PASSING YARDS

Play: 91, Alex Van Pelt to Dietrich Jells (Rutgers), 1992 Game: 470, Pete Gonzalez (Rutgers), 1997 Season: 3,679, Rod Rutherford, 2003 Career: 11,267, Alex Van Pelt, 1989-92 PASSES THROWN

Game: 64, Alex Van Pelt (Penn State), 1991 Season: 413, Rod Rutherford, 2003 Career: 1,503, Alex Van Pelt, 1989-92

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Season: 2,876, Dan Marino, 1981 MOST YARDS PASSING BY A SENIOR

Season: 3,679, Rod Rutherford, 2003 20, Tyler Palko, 2005-06, (Youngstown State 2005; Louisville 2006) MOST CONSECUTIVE PASSES WITHOUT AN INTERCEPTION

271, Tino Sunseri, 2012 RECEIVING RECEIVING YARDS

Play: 91, Dietrich Jells from Alex Van Pelt (Rutgers), 1992 Game: 225, Dietrich Jells (West Vir­gin­ia), 1994 Season: 1,672, Larry Fitzgerald, 2003 Career: 3,361, Tyler Boyd, 2013-15 Receiving yards per game/season: 132.5, Antonio Bryant, 2000 Receiving yards per game/career: 103.0, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002-03 Yards per reception/season: 28.3, Dietrich Jells, 1991 Yards per reception/career: 19.4, Greg Lee, 2003-05 MOST RECEIVING YARDS AS A FRESHMAN

1,174, Tyler Boyd, 2013

MOST RECEIVING YARDS AS A SOPHOMORE

1,672, Larry Fitzgerald, 2003

MOST RECEIVING YARDS AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

2,677, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002-03

MOST RECEIVING YARDS AS A JUNIOR

1,106, Latef Grim, 1999

MOST RECEIVING YARDS AS A SENIOR

975, Henry Tuten, 1989 RECEPTIONS

Game: 16, Harry Orszulak (Penn State), 1968 Season: 92, Larry Fitzgerald, 2003 Career: 254, Tyler Boyd, 2013-15 Receptions per game/season: 7 .6, Tyler Boyd, 2015 Receptions per game/career: 6.7, Tyler Boyd, 2013-15 TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS

Game: 4, Julius Dawkins (Cincinnati and Army), 1981; Billy Davis (Rutgers), 1994 Season: 22, Larry Fitzgerald, 2003 Career: 34, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002-03 TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS AS A FRESHMAN

12, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A TOUCHDOWN RECEPTION

18, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002-03 (Boston College 2002; Miami 2003)

Season: 92.3% (12-13), Chris Ferencik, 1995 Career: 83.3% (50-60), Conor Lee, 2006-08 LONGEST FIELD GOAL

DEFENSE

Yards: 56, Chris Blewitt (Georgia Tech), 2015

MOST IN­TER­CEP­TIONS

CONSECUTIVE POINTS AFTER TOUCHDOWN

113, Conor Lee, 2006-08

YARDS, INTERCEPTED PASSES

Game: 18, Conor Lee, (Notre Dame), 2008 Season: 115, Dan Hutchins, 2009 Career: 363, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16

MOST QUAR­TER­BACK SACKS, SEASON

24.5, Zeke Gadson, 1987

TOTAL OFFENSE TOTAL OFFENSE

MOST ALL-PURPOSE YARDS

Season: 2,217, Tony Dorsett, 1976 Career: 7,117, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 KICKING POINTS AFTER TOUCHDOWN

POINTS AFTER TOUCHDOWN ATTEMPTED

FIELD GOALS

Game: 5, Conor Lee (Notre Dame), 2008 Season: 23, Dan Hutchins, 2009 Career: 55, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16 FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED

MOST PUNTING YARDAGE

Season: 3,399, Andy Lee, 2003 Career: 10,851, Nate Cochran, 1993-96 HIGHEST PUNTING AVERAGE

Season: 45.6, Brian Greenfield, 1990 Career: 43.5, Brian Greenfield, 1989-90 LONGEST PUNT

Yards: 80, Nate Cochran (Kent State), 1996 RETURNS YARDS, PUNT RETURNS

Play: 90, Jimmy Joe Robinson (Penn State), 1945 Game: 139, Tom Davies (West Virginia), 1920 Season: 385, Gordon Jones, 1975 Career: 983, Tom Flynn, 1980-83 YARDS, KICKOFF RETURNS

Play: 105, R.W. Richards (Bucknell), 1908 Jim DeHart (Navy), 1915 Gibby Welch (West Virginia), 1927 Game: 220, Dave Garnett (West Virginia), 1969 Season: 914, Quadree Henderson, 2016 Career: 2,010, Hank Poteat, 1996-99 SCORING TOUCHDOWNS

Game: 6, Norman Bill Budd (Ohio U.), 1910 Season: 26, James Conner, 2014 Career: 63, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 TOUCHDOWNS AS A FRESHMAN

18, Dion Lewis, 2009

TOUCHDOWNS AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

36, LeSean McCoy, 2007-08 MOST POINTS SCORED

Game: 36, Norman Bill Budd (Ohio U.), 1910 Season: 156, James Conner, 2014 Career: 380, Tony Dorsett, 1973-76 MOST POINTS SCORED AS A FRESHMAN

108, Dion Lewis, 2009

MOST POINTS SCORED AS A FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE

216, LeSean McCoy, 2007-08

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

THIS IS PITT

Game: 5, Josh Cummings (Nebraska), 2005 Conor Lee (Notre Dame), 2008 Dan Hutchins (West Virginia and North Carolina), 2009 Kevin Harper (Syracuse), 2011 Kevin Harper (Notre Dame), 2012 Chris Blewitt (Syracuse), 2014 Season: 31, Kevin Harper, 2011 Career: 79, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16

Season: 77, Andy Lee, 2003 Career: 255, Andy Lee, 2000-03

PRO FOOTBALL

Game: 11, Chris Blewitt (Syracuse), 2016 Season: 69, Chris Blewitt, 2016 Career: 204, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16

MOST PUNTS

HISTORY

Game: 10, Chris Blewitt (Syracuse), 2016 Season: 66, Chris Blewitt, 2016 Career: 198, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16

MOST POINTS FOR A KICKER

RECORD BOOK

Game: 479, Pete Gonzalez (Rutgers), 1997 Season: 3,829, Rod Rutherford, 2003 Career: 11,148, Alex Van Pelt, 1989-92

52, Chris Blewitt, 2013-16

2016 SEASON

49, Hugh Green, 1977-80 33.5, Randy Holloway, 1974-77 31, Tony Woods, 1983-86 29.5, Aaron Donald, 2010-13 29.5, Ejuan Price, 2011-16 26.5, Zeke Gadson, 1984-87 26.5, Keith Hamilton, 1989-91 25, Chris Doleman, 1981-84 23.5, Bryan Knight, 1998-2001 23, Dennis Atiyeh, 1983-85 22.5, Brandon Lindsey, 2008-11

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES SCORING POINTS

PLAYER PROFILES

MOST QUAR­TER­BACK SACKS, CAREER

12, Conor Lee, 2007, and Chris Ferencik, 1995

STAFF

Play: 105, Homer Roe (West Virginia), 1908 Game: 132, Edgar Jones (Ne­bras­ka), 1941 Season: 224, Edgar Jones, 1941 Career: 266, Bob Jury, 1974-77

CONSECUTIVE FIELD GOALS

PREVIEW

Game: 3, Lou Cecconi (Penn State), 1949 Henry Ford (Penn State), 1953 Willie Marsh (Tulane), 1978 Shawntae Spencer (Ohio), 2002 Sea­son: 10, Bob Jury, 1976 Career: 21, Bob Jury, 1974-77

MEDIA

34, Larry Fitzgerald, 2002-03

FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE

113

TEAM RECORDS GAMES PLAYED

LOWEST RUSHING BY PITT

GAMES WON

HIGHEST PASSING BY PITT

GAMES LOST

LOWEST PASSING BY PITT

GAMES TIED

DEFENSE

Season: 13, 11 times, most recent: 2016 All-Time: 1,274 Season: 12, 1976 All-Time: 712 Season: 10, 1972 All-Time: 520

Game: -28 (Navy), 1978 Season: 389, 1947 Game: 470 (Rutgers), 1997 Season: 3,746, 2003 Season: 136, 1919

Season: 3, 1960 All-Time: 42

LOWEST TOTAL POINTS BY OPPONENT

LONGEST WINNING STREAK

HIGHEST TOTAL POINTS BY OPPONENT

32, 1914-19

LONGEST STRING OF GAMES WITHOUT DEFEAT

32, 1914-19

UNBEATEN, UNTIED SEASONS

7 – 1904, 1910, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1976 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

9 – 1915, 1916, 1918, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1976

Season: 0, 1910

Game: 72 (Ohio St.), 1996 Season: 458, 2016

LOWEST TOTAL OFFENSE BY OPPONENT

Game: 22 (Syracuse), 1921 Season: 522, 1915

HIGHEST TOTAL OFFENSE BY OPPONENT

Game: 675 (Virginia Tech), 1993 Season: 5,886, 2016 LOWEST RUSHING BY OPPONENT

CONSECUTIVE LOSSES

10, 1971-72

Game: -76 (Brigham Young), 1987 Season: 300, 1915

BIGGEST MARGINS OF VICTORY

HIGHEST RUSHING BY OPPONENT

96 – 96-0, vs. Dickinson, 1914 88 – 88-0, vs. Westminster, 1926 83 – 83-0, vs. Waynesburg, 1904 76 – 76-0, vs. Temple, 1977 71 – 71-0, vs. California Normal (now California, PA), 1905 BIGGEST MARGINS OF DEFEAT

72 – 72-0, vs. Ohio St., 1996 69 – 69-0, vs. Michigan, 1947 62 – 69-7, vs. Army, 1944 59 – 59-0, vs. Penn State, 1903 58 – 58-0, vs. Notre Dame, 1944 OFFENSE HIGHEST TOTAL POINTS BY BOTH TEAMS

Game: 137 (Pitt 76, Syracuse 61), 2016 Season: 990 (Pitt 532, Opponents 458), 2016 HIGHEST TOTAL POINTS BY PITT

Game: 96 (Dickinson), 1914 Season: 532, 2016 LOWEST TOTAL POINTS BY PITT

Season: 26, 1947

HIGHEST TOTAL OFFENSE BY PITT

Game: 648 (Eastern Michigan), 1995 Season: 5,808, 2016 LOWEST TOTAL OFFENSE BY PITT

Game: -11 (Michigan State), 1950 Season: 1,009, 1947 HIGHEST RUSHING BY PITT

Game: 530 (Army), 1975 Season: 3,486, 1976

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Game: 500 (Virginia Tech), 1993 Season: 2,639, 1993 LOWEST PASSING BY OPPONENT

Season: 222, 1915

HIGHEST PASSING BY OPPONENT

Game: 580 (Clemson), 2016 Season: 4,331, 2016

MOST INTERCEPTIONS, TEAM, GAME

6 (Boston College), 1977, 1990

MOST IN­TER­CEP­TIONS, TEAM, SEASON

28, 1976

LONGEST SCRIMMAGE PLAYS (all touchdowns unless noted)

RUSHING 91, George McLaren, Syr­a­cuse, 1917 89, Adam Walker, Northern Iowa, 1988 88, Warren Heller, Miami (Ohio), 1931 86, Curtis Martin, W. Virginia, 1993 (no TD) 86, Fred Cox, Penn State, 1959 85, Dion Lewis, Buffalo, 2009 85, David Priestley, East Tennessee State, 2001 83, Curvin Richards, Boston College, 1988 83, Bobby Grier, NC State, 1953 (no TD) 80, Curtis Martin, Temple, 1993 80, Elliott Walker, North Carolina, 1974 80, Paul Martha (on lateral from Fred Cox), Miami (Florida), 1961 80, Dick Cassiano, Penn State, 1937 80, Leo Malarkey, West Virginia, 1936 80, Henry Weisenbaugh, West Virginia, 1933

80, Warren Heller, Penn State, 1930 80, Gibby Welch, Westminster, 1926 80, Gibby Welch, Penn State, 1925 PASSING 91, Alex Van Pelt to Dietrich Jells, Rutgers, 1992 89, Pete Gonzalez to Jake Hoffart, S. Miss., 1997 (Liberty Bowl) 84, John Turman to Antonio Bryant, North Carolina, 2000 82, Rod Rutherford to Roosevelt Bynes, Syracuse, 2002 82, Lou Cecconi to Nick DeRosa, Marquette, 1948 80, Tyler Palko to Derek Kinder, Cincinnati, 2006 80, Tyler Palko to Erik Gill, South Florida, 2004 80, David Priestley to R.J. English, Kent State, 2000 80, John Ryan to Dietrich Jells, West Virginia, 1994 80, Matt Cavanaugh to Gordon Jones, Syracuse, 1975 79, Nathan Peterman to Dontez Ford, Syracuse, 2016 79, Tino Sunseri to Devin Street, Syracuse, 2010 79, Bill Stull to Jon Baldwin, NC State, 2009 78, Tyler Palko to Derek Kinder, Virginia, 2006 77, Tino Sunseri to Mike Shanahan, Gardner-Webb, 2012 77, Tyler Palko to Greg Lee, Connecticut, 2004 77, Jim Traficant to Paul Martha, Cal­i­for­nia, 1962 76, Darnell Dickerson to Henry Tuten, Boston College,1988 76, James Hagan to Gibby Welch, Ne­bras­ka, 1927 75, Nathan Peterman to Jester Weah, Miami, 2016 75, John Congemi to Craig Heyward, Syracuse, 1986 75, Joe Felitsky to Michael Stewart, Rutgers, 1986 (no TD) 75, Robert Haygood to Gordon Jones, Temple, 1975

ALL-TIME LEADERS PASSING YARDS IN A SEASON

RUSHING YARDS IN A GAME OP­PO­NENT, YEAR Notre Dame, 1975 FIU, 2010 West Virginia, 2000 Army, 1975 North­west­ern, 1973 East Carolina, 1989 Duke, 2014 Cincinnati, 2010 Kent State, 1987 Miami (FL), 1986

YARDS 303 277 272 268 265 264 263 261 259 254

RUSHING YARDS IN A SEASON

PASSING YARDS IN A CAREER YARDS 2,150 1,799 1,791 1,765 1,686 1,686 1,488 1,358 1,328 1,282

RUSHING YARDS IN A CAREER YARDS 6,526 3,733 3,271 3,192 3,086 2,860 2,816 2,803 2,748 2,643

PASSING YARDS IN A GAME YARDS 470 446 433 424 419 419 411 407 395 395 387* 384 381 380 375 371 369 366 364 354# 354

RECEPTIONS IN A SEASON 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 10.

NAME Larry Fitzgerald Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Latef Grim Antonio Bryant Devin Street Jake Hoffart Larry Fitzgerald Greg Lee

SEASON 2003 2015 2013 2014 1999 2000 2012 1997 2002 2004

RE­CEP­TIONS 92 91 85 78 75 73 73 69 69 68

RECEIVING YARDS IN A SEASON NAME 1. Larry Fitzgerald 2. Antonio Bryant 3. Greg Lee 4. Tyler Boyd 5. Tyler Boyd 6. Jon Baldwin 7. Latef Grim 8. Dietrich Jells 9. Larry Fitzgerald 10. Mike Shanahan

SEASON 2003 2000 2004 2014 2013 2009 1999 1992 2002 2012

YARDS 1,672 1,457 1,297 1,261 1,174 1,111 1,106 1,091 1,005 983

THIS IS PITT

*Gator Bowl

OP­PO­NENT, YEAR Rutgers, 1997 Navy, 1986 West Virginia, 1994 Duke, 2013 West Virginia, 2003 Connecticut, 2011 South Florida, 2004 Virginia Tech, 1999 Rutgers, 1992 Mary­land, 1992 Clemson, 1977 Notre Dame, 1990 Rutgers, 2003 Furman, 2004 Rutgers, 1999 Rutgers, 2005 East Carolina, 1991 West Virginia, 1989 Minnesota, 1992 Texas A&M, 1989 South Florida, 2001

YARDS 11,267 8,597 8,590 8,343 6,724 6,467 5,252 5,142 4,533 4,334 4,219 3,783 3,738 3,704 3,659

PRO FOOTBALL

NAME Pete Gonzalez John Congemi John Ryan Tom Savage Rod Rutherford Tino Sunseri Tyler Palko David Priestley Alex Van Pelt Alex Van Pelt Matt Cavanaugh Alex Van Pelt Rod Rutherford Tyler Palko David Priestley Tyler Palko Alex Van Pelt Alex Van Pelt Alex Van Pelt Alex Van Pelt David Priestley

SEA­SONS 1989-92 1979-82 2009-12 2002-06 2000-03 1983-86 2005-09 2015-16 1999-2001 1992-95 1977-80 1999-2000 1994-98 1993-97 1968, 1970-71

HISTORY

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

NAME Alex Van Pelt Dan Marino Tino Sunseri Tyler Palko Rod Rutherford John Congemi Bill Stull Nathan Peterman David Priestley John Ryan Rick Trocano John Turman Matt Lytle Pete Gonzalez Dave Havern

RECORD BOOK

SEASON 1973-76 2013-16 2009-12 1988-90 1984, 1986-87 2009-10 2007-08 1993-97 1974-77 1991-94

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

2016 SEASON

NAME 1. Tony Dorsett 2. James Conner 3. Ray Graham 4. Curvin Richards 5. Craig Heyward 6. Dion Lewis 7. LeSean McCoy 8. Billy West 9. Elliott Walker 10. Curtis Martin

YARDS 3,679 3,288 3,163 3,067 2,958 2,881 2,876 2,871 2,855 2,829

PLAYER PROFILES

SEASON 1976 2009 1987 2014 1973 1975 2008 1994 2007 1989

SEASON 2003 2012 1992 2004 2013 1989 1981 2006 2016 1997

STAFF

NAME 1. Tony Dorsett 2. Dion Lewis 3. Craig Heyward 4. James Conner 5. Tony Dorsett Tony Dorsett 7. LeSean McCoy 8. Billy West 9. LeSean McCoy 10. Curvin Richards

NAME 1. Rod Rutherford 2. Tino Sunseri 3. Alex Van Pelt 4. Tyler Palko 5. Tom Savage 6. Alex Van Pelt 7. Dan Marino 8. Tyler Palko 9. Nathan Peterman 10. Pete Gonzalez

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NAME Tony Dorsett Ray Graham Kevan Barlow Tony Dorsett Tony Dorsett Curvin Richards James Conner Dion Lewis Craig Heyward Craig Heyward

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ALL-TIME LEADERS CAREER RECEIVING YARDS NAME 1. Tyler Boyd 2. Antonio Bryant 3. Dietrich Jells 4. Devin Street 5. Latef Grim 6. Larry Fitzgerald 7. Greg Lee 8. Jon Baldwin 9. Mike Shanahan 10. Dwight Collins

SEASONS 2013-15 1999-2001 1991-95 2010-13 1998-2000 2002-03 2003-05 2008-10 2009-12 1980-83

CAREER TACKLES (since 1973) YARDS 3,361 3,061 3,003 2,901 2,680 2,677 2,470 2,337 2,276 2,264

CAREER ALL-PURPOSE YARDS NAME 1. Tony Dorsett 2. Tyler Boyd 3. Ray Graham 4. James Conner 5. Gibby Welch 6. Craig Heyward 7. Tom Davies 8. Dietrich Jells 9. Gordon Jones 10. Lou Cecconi

SEASONS 1973-76 2013-15 2009-12 2013-16 1925-27 1984, 1986-87 1918-21 1991-95 1975-78 1946-49

YARDS 7,117 5,243 4,943 4,145 4,108 3,935 3,931 3,903 3,812 3,781

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 24. 25.

PLAYER Arnie Weatherington Hugh Green H.B. Blades Tom Tumulty Gerald Hayes Steve Apke Jerry Olsavsky Tez Morris Troy Benson Lewis Moore Scott McKillop Ramon Walker Caesar Aldisert Don Parrish Tom Flynn Max Gruder Al Romano Rickey Jackson Matt Galambos Al Chesley Randy Holloway Jeff Pelusi Amir Purifoy Ricardo McDonald Clint Session

YEARS SOLO ASSISTS TOTAL 1973-76 276 201 477 1977-80 273 168 441 2003-06 252 181 433 1991-95 249 164 413 1999-2002 253 149 402 1983-86 180 188 368 1985-88 228 139 367 2002-05 211 155 366 1981-84 146 205 351 2000-03 228 116 344 2005-08 211 133 344 1999-2001 206 122 328 1981-84 134 179 313 1973-76 184 124 308 1980-83 198 99 297 2008-11 159 137 296 1973-76 173 122 295 1977-80 166 124 290 2013-16 156 127 283 1975-78 172 105 277 1974-77 176 92 268 1976-79 149 113 262 1998-2001 145 117 262 1988-91 160 100 260 2003-06 161 98 259

RECEPTIONS IN A GAME (since 1914) PLAYER 1. Harry Orszulak 2. Antonio Bryant 3. Reggie Williams Jake Hoffart Latef Grim Larry Fitzgerald Tyler Boyd 8. Bob Longo Steve Gaustad Latef Grim Antonio Bryant Larry Fitzgerald Derek Kinder Devin Street Tyler Boyd

RECEPTIONS 16 13 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11

OPPONENT Penn State, 1968 Virginia Tech, 1999 N.C. State, 1986 Rutgers, 1997 Virginia Tech, 1999 Toledo, 2003 Syracuse, 2015 UCLA, 1966 Navy, 1978 Boston College, 1999 West Virginia, 2001 West Virginia, 2002 Louisville, 2006 Louisville, 2012 Georgia Tech, 2013

YARDS 158 215 115 134 188 201 93 155 132 151 186 159 77 111 118

TDS 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 1

OPPONENT West Virginia, 1994 Boston College, 2000 Virginia Tech, 1999 North Carolina, 2000 Rutgers, 2003 Toledo, 2003 Villanova, 1998 Virginia Tech, 1999 Syracuse, 2004 West Virginia, 2001

RECEPTIONS 5 8 13 8 8 12 8 12 9 11

TDS 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 0 1 1

RECEIVING YARDS IN A GAME (since 1914) PLAYER 1. Dietrich Jells 2. Antonio Bryant 3. Antonio Bryant 4. Antonio Bryant 5. Larry Fitzgerald 6. Larry Fitzgerald 7. Latef Grim 8. Latef Grim Greg Lee 10. Antonio Bryant

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YARDS 225 222 215 212 207 201 192 188 188 186

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CAREER RECEPTIONS (since 1940) AVG. 13.2 14.4 15.1 17.7 16.6 18.8 14.3 17.0 16.8 12.6 18.3 19.4 13.8 14.0 10.9 14.1 15.3 11.4 12.5

LG. 69t 79t 61 84t 65 91t 77t 67t 80t 80t 79t 77t 72t 41 43 89t 58t 31 32

TDS 21 16 15 30 34 25 11 24 21 13 16 17 15 13 8 14 8 7 8

PLAYER PROFILES

YARDS 3,361 2,901 2,680 3,061 2,677 3,003 2,276 2,264 2,230 1,646 2,337 2,470 1,681 1,680 1,271 1,519 1,621 1,152 1,267

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SEASONS 2013-15 2010-13 1998-2000 1999-2001 2002-03 1991-95 2009-12 1980-83 1975-78 2004-08 2008-10 2003-05 2006-09 1991-94 1969-71 1996-97 1965-67 1999-2002 1977-80

MEDIA

NAME 1. Tyler Boyd 2. Devin Street 3. Latef Grim 4. Antonio Bryant 5. Larry Fitzgerald 6. Dietrich Jells 7. Mike Shanahan 8. Dwight Collins Gordon Jones 10. Derek Kinder 11. Jon Baldwin 12. Greg Lee 13. Oderick Turner 14. Billy Davis 15. Steve Moyer 16. Jake Hoffart 17. Bob Longo 18. Lamar Slade Benjie Pryor t indicates scoring play

TOP TOTAL OFFENSE CAREERS SEASONS 1988-92 2009-12 2002-06 1979-82 2000-03 1973-76 1983-86 2015-16 2005-09 1977-80

RUSHING -119 1 86 -277 885 6,526 -116 518 -188 673

PASSING 11,267 8,590 8,343 8,597 6,724 0 6,467 5,142 5,252 4,219

TOTAL 11,148 8,591 8,429 8,320 7,609 6,526 6,351 5,660 5,064 4,892

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PATS 1(2 pt.) 198 1(2 pt.) 133 113 36 0 0 100 86 0 1(2 pt.) 72 95 0 3 37 0 91 1(2 pt.) 67* 83 0 0 54

FGS 0 55 0 45 50 13 0 0 38 41 0 0 41 31 0 0 2 0 28 0 30 24 0 0 32

POINTS 380 363 338 268 263 255 216 216 214 209 204 200 195 188 186 183 181 180 175 158 158 155 150 150 150

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TDS 63 0 56 0 0 30 36 36 0 0 34 33 0 0 31 30 23 30 0 26 0 0 25 25 0

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SEASONS 1973-76 2013-16 2013-16 1973-76 2006-08 1914-16, 1919 2007-08 2009-12 1998-2001 2008-10 2002-03 1974-77 2009-12 1977-79 2009-10 1915-18 1918-21 1999-2001 1995-98 1984, 1986-87 1989-92 2002-05 1991-95 1997-2000 2004-05

HISTORY

NAME 1. Tony Dorsett 2. Chris Blewitt 3. James Conner 4. Carson Long 5. Conor Lee 6. Andy Hastings 7. LeSean McCoy Ray Graham 9. Nick Lotz 10. Dan Hutchins 11. Larry Fitzgerald 12. Elliott Walker 13. Kevin Harper 14. Mark Schubert 15. Dion Lewis 16. George McLaren 17. Tom Davies 18. Antonio Bryant 19. Chris Ferencik 20. Craig Heyward Scott Kaplan 22. David Abdul 23. Dietrich Jells Kevan Barlow Josh Cummings

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NET YEAR NAME ATT. YARDS 1914 Andy Hastings * 252 1915 Andy Hastings * 503 1916 James DeHart * 786 1917 George McLaren * 782 1918 Tom Davies * 361 1919 Tom Davies * 650 1920 Tom Davies * 413 1921 Orville Hewitt * 454 1922 Orville Hewitt * 609 1923 Andrew Gustafson * 493 1924 Andrew Gustafson * 432 1925 Gibby Welch * 589 1926 Gibby Welch * 815 1927 Allan Booth * 659 1928 Josh Williams * 777 1929 Toby Uansa * 964 1930 Warren Heller * 491 1931 Warren Heller * 744 1932 Warren Heller * 684 1933 Henry Weisenbaugh * 427 1934 Mike Nicksick (Nixon) * 779 1935 Herbert Randour * 569 1936 Marshall Goldberg * 886 1937 Marshall Goldberg * 698 1938 Dick Cassiano * 739 1939 Dick Cassiano * 492 1940 Edgar Jones 104 447 1941 Edgar Jones 131 500 1942 William Dutton 209 575 1943 Thomas Kalmanir 41 301 1944 Donald Matthews 49 284 1945 Jimmy Joe Robinson 83 273 1946 William Abraham 71 295 1947 Lou Cecconi 55 114 1948 Lou Cecconi 104 292 1949 Lou Cecconi 113 397 1950 Joe Capp 62 258 1951 Louis Cimarolli 89 399 1952 Billy Reynolds 133 748 1953 Bobby Epps 100 424 1954 Henry Ford 95 322 1955 Louis Cimarolli 57 339 1956 Corny Salvaterra 123 504 1957 Fred Riddle 76 407 1958 Dick Haley 93 311 1959 Fred Cox 47 392 1960 Bob Clemens 74 349 1961 Rick Leeson 103 452 1962 Rick Leeson 104 481 1963 Fred Mazurek 132 646 1964 Barry McKnight 129 551 1965 Barry McKnight 124 406 1966 Mike Raklewicz 110 324 1967 Gary Cramer 78 312 1968 Dennis Ferris 120 472 1969 Tony Esposito 201 743 1970 Tony Esposito 160 623 1971 Lou Julian 101 368 1972 Stan Ostrowski 140 493 1973 Tony Dorsett 318 1,686 1974 Tony Dorsett 220 1,004 1975 Tony Dorsett 255 1,686 1976 Tony Dorsett 370 2,150 1977 Elliott Walker 172 1,025 1978 Freddie Jacobs 152 634 1979 Randy McMillan 184 802 1980 Randy McMillan 147 692

NET YEAR NAME ATT. YARDS 1981 Bryan Thomas 217 1,132 1982 Bryan Thomas 219 955 1983 Joe McCall 197 961 1984 Craig Heyward 123 539 1985 Charles Gladman 194 1,085 1986 Craig Heyward 171 756 1987 Craig Heyward 387 1,791 1988 Curvin Richards 207 1,228 1989 Curvin Richards 232 1,282 1990 Curvin Richards 145 682 1991 Jermaine Williams 137 682 1992 Tim Colicchio 139 743 1993 Curtis Martin 210 1,075 1994 Billy West 252 1,358 1995 Demetrius Harris 137 610 1996 Billy West 145 687 1997 Dwayne Schulters 169 861 1998 Kevan Barlow 121 533 1999 Kevan Barlow 141 630 2000 Kevan Barlow 219 1,167 2001 Raymond Kirkley 166 672 2002 Brandon Miree 214 943 2003 Brandon Miree 115 573 2004 Raymond Kirkley 154 560 2005 LaRod Stephens-Howling 96 434 2006 LaRod Stephens-Howling 178 893 2007 LeSean McCoy 276 1,328 2008 LeSean McCoy 308 1,488 2009 Dion Lewis 325 1,799 2010 Dion Lewis 219 1,061 2011 Ray Graham 164 958 2012 Ray Graham 222 1,042 2013 James Conner 146 799 2014 James Conner 298 1,765 2015 Qadree Ollison 212 1,121 2016 James Conner 216 1,092

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*not available

PASSING YEAR NAME ATT. COMP. INT. YD. TD 1914 George Kenneth Fry 20 8 * 176 * 1915 Guy Williamson 10 6 * 117 * 1916 Andy Hastings 16 7 * 132 * 1917 George McLaren 24 11 * 136 * 1918 Tom Davies 14 7 * 114 * 1919 Tom Davies 19 5 * 80 * 1920 Tom Davies 19 11 * 171 * 1921 Tom Davies 36 15 * 146 * 1922 W.H. Flanagan 34 17 * 187 * 1923 W.H. Flanagan 67 30 * 406 * 1924 Jesse Brown 29 16 * 180 * 1925 Gibby Welch 26 11 * 182 * 1926 Gibby Welch 56 25 * 357 * 1927 Gibby Welch 55 27 * 439 * 1928 Toby Uansa 16 8 * 82 * 1929 James Rooney 15 5 * 149 * 1930 Warren Heller 17 11 * 198 * 1931 Warren Heller 53 23 * 594 * 1932 Warren Heller 69 16 * 450 * 1933 Howard Odell 47 22 * 302 * 1934 Mike Nicksick (Nixon) 27 9 * 151 * 1935 Herbert Randour 38 11 * 133 * 1936 Marshall Goldberg 19 7 * 92 * 1937 Marshall Goldberg 11 6 * 76 * 1938 Emil Narick 10 4 * 114 * 1939 Emil Narick 41 22 * 280 * 1940 Edgar Jones 37 11 6 171 * 1941 Edgar Jones 23 7 2 116 0 1942 William Dutton 95 32 10 610 4 1943 Joseph Mocha 80 34 7 506 1 1944 Paul Rickards 178 84 20 997 4

PASSING YEAR 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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NAME ATT. COMP. INT. YD. TD William Wolff 83 32 7 499 1 Carl DePasqua 41 13 6 247 2 Robert Lee 25 10 4 121 0 Lou Cecconi 87 30 9 542 5 Lou Cecconi 91 35 6 656 6 Bob Bestwick 113 62 16 757 7 Bob Bestwick 178 99 11 1,165 7 Rudy Mattiola 122 52 7 534 5 Henry Ford 80 33 7 305 3 Corny Salvaterra 57 19 8 286 3 Corny Salvaterra 54 25 8 329 4 Corny Salvaterra 88 33 10 500 7 Bill Kaliden 93 40 5 519 2 Ivan Toncic 69 49 8 641 4 Ivan Toncic 133 56 13 667 8 Jim Traficant 57 29 2 407 4 Jim Traficant 67 32 5 437 2 Jim Traficant 88 39 7 611 3 Fred Mazurek 127 74 7 949 5 Fred Mazurek 93 53 8 686 3 Ken Lucas 268 144 15 1,921 10 Ed James 193 91 16 1,162 7 Bob Bazylak 124 55 8 679 2 Dave Havern 287 140 20 1,810 7 Jim Friedl 263 128 21 1,277 11 John Hogan 140 72 6 801 3 Dave Havern 207 108 10 1,197 11 John Hogan 192 91 11 1,250 14 Bill Daniels 176 84 14 1,170 3 Bill Daniels 127 71 8 919 9 Robert Haygood 78 42 4 687 4 Matt Cavanaugh 110 65 3 1,046 9 Matt Cavanaugh 187 110 6 1,844 15 Rick Trocano 283 138 14 1,648 5 Dan Marino 222 130 9 1,680 10 Dan Marino 224 116 14 1,609 15 Dan Marino 380 226 23 2,876 37 Dan Marino 378 221 23 2,432 17 John Congemi 286 170 8 1,940 16 John Congemi 174 93 7 1,102 9 John Congemi 241 122 11 1,377 6 John Congemi 293 165 6 2,048 11 Sal Genilla 145 80 8 1,051 7 Darnell Dickerson 213 104 8 1,599 7 Alex Van Pelt 347 192 12 2,881 17 Alex Van Pelt 351 201 17 2,427 14 Alex Van Pelt 398 227 14 2,796 15 Alex Van Pelt 407 245 17 3,163 20 John Ryan 203 115 8 1,282 6 John Ryan 144 87 6 1,294 14 John Ryan 232 115 15 1,439 9 Matt Lytle 214 105 6 1,249 8 Pete Gonzalez 374 211 9 2,829 31 Matt Lytle 306 159 14 2,092 16 David Priestley 158 92 3 1,305 6 John Turman 269 148 8 2,482 20 David Priestley 312 183 8 2,399 20 Rod Rutherford 367 192 12 2,783 22 Rod Rutherford 413 247 14 3,679 37 Tyler Palko 409 230 7 3,067 24 Tyler Palko 341 193 9 2,392 17 Tyler Palko 322 220 9 2,871 25 Pat Bostick 252 155 13 1,500 8 Bill Stull 330 188 10 2,356 9 Bill Stull 321 209 8 2,633 21 Tino Sunseri 346 223 9 2,572 16 Tino Sunseri 385 247 11 2,616 10 Tino Sunseri 393 256 3 3,288 21 Tom Savage 389 238 9 2,958 21 Chad Voytik 287 176 7 2,233 16 Nathan Peterman 314 193 8 2,287 20 Nathan Peterman 306 185 7 2,855 27

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ALL-PURPOSE YARDS (since 1979)

*not available (Note: From 1914-39 receptions were based on yard­age; receptions are based on number from 1940-present.)

4 3 3 3 6 6 1 8 1 9 8 5 9 9 4 13 11 12 22 10 7 6 0 3 8 5 2 5 7 8 6 10

PUNT RET. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 0 192 207 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 162 7 252

KO RET. 0 87 0 0 0 154 0 0 0 200 7 0 575 0 0 0 206 268 438 764 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 16 0 501 35 0 425 442 257 914

TOTAL 986 934 1,583 1,459 1,214 763 1,137 1,117 1,998 1,457 1,511 958 821 1,125 1,324 1,372 1,014 844 1,507 948 1,106 1,649 967 1,066 1,679 1,297 962 1,155 1,572 1,809 1,988 1,636 1,193 1,382 1,776 1,928 1,539 2,083

INTERCEPTIONS YEAR NAME 1914 W.E. Miller 1915 James DeHart 1916 Andy Hastings 1917 Carl Miksch 1918 William Harrington 1919 Tom Davies 1920 Tom Davies 1921 Orville Hewitt 1922 Orville Hewitt 1923 Karl Bohren 1924 Carl McCutcheon 1925 Andrew Gustafson 1926 James Hagan 1927 Lester Cohen 1928 Toby Uansa 1929 Toby Uansa 1930 Edward Baker 1931 Richard Matesic 1932 Henry Weisenbaugh Theodore Dailey 1933 Isadore Weinstock 1934 T. Arnold Greene 1935 Frank Souchak 1936 Bill Daddio 1937 Marshall Goldberg 1938 Dick Cassiano 1939 Ben Kish 1940 George Kracum 1941 Edgar Jones 1942 Jack Stetler 1943 Richard Trachok

NO. YARDS TD * 110 1 * 31 0 * 63 1 * 15 0 * 7 0 * 151 1 * 70 1 * 75 1 * 70 1 * 79 1 * 32 0 * 53 0 * 45 0 * 54 1 * 98 0 * 80 1 * 24 0 * 91 1 * 38 0 * 38 1 * 50 1 * 54 0 * 41 0 * 70 1 * 55 1 * 22 0 2 15 0 6 73 0 6 224 2 6 79 0 2 22 0

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INT. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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34 33 31 37 41 49 51 55 33 51 48 39 69 60 75 73 49 69 92 68 49 57 37 36 57 53 53 73 85 78 91 36

REC. 184 827 451 404 253 70 52 361 207 29 222 895 0 1,091 249 14 789 21 208 0 1,106 1,457 760 123 1,672 1,297 962 231 244 305 189 213 200 340 1,174 1,261 926 286

HISTORY

Chuck Scales Bill Osborn Reggie Williams Henry Tuten Henry Tuten Olanda Truitt Dave Moore Dietrich Jells Curtis Martin Billy Davis Dietrich Jells Jake Hoffart Jake Hoffart Latef Grim Latef Grim Antonio Bryant Antonio Bryant Larry Fitzgerald Larry Fitzgerald Greg Lee Greg Lee Derek Kinder T.J. Porter Derek Kinder Jon Baldwin Jon Baldwin Devin Street Devin Street Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Jester Weah

RUSHING 802 20 1,132 955 961 539 1,085 756 1,791 1,228 1,282 35 0 34 1,075 1,358 19 555 861 0 0 0 0 943 7 0 0 893 1,328 1,488 1,799 922 958 1,042 108 63 349 631

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1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

NAME Randy McMillan Dwight Collins Bryan Thomas Bryan Thomas Joe McCall Craig Heyward Charles Gladman Craig Heyward Craig Heyward Curvin Richards Curvin Richards Olanda Truitt Steve Israel Dietrich Jells Curtis Martin Billy West Dietrich Jells Dwayne Schulters Dwayne Schulters Hank Poteat Latef Grim Antonio Bryant Antonio Bryant Brandon Miree Larry Fitzgerald Greg Lee Greg Lee LaRod Stephens-Howling LeSean McCoy LeSean McCoy Dion Lewis Ray Graham Ray Graham Ray Graham Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Tyler Boyd Quadree Henderson

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YEAR 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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TD * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 8 6 4 1 4 2 1 2 2 2 4 5 2 4 3 3 1 3 0 3 2 2 9 3 3 4 16 1 8 8

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YARDS 101 74 64 130 102 64 115 181 79 216 81 109 118 198 49 65 234 379 162 119 106 68 132 58 82 165 117 16 116 181 136 160 235 90 159 238 130 502 132 139 103 241 360 403 252 249 229 247 246 258 255 724 732 548 725 437 506 452 531 325 400 322 538 793 666 588 574 767 404 727 610

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YEAR NAME 1914 Philip Dillon 1915 James DeHart 1916 James Herron 1917 Ralph Gougler 1918 Tom Davies 1919 James DeHart 1920 Thomas Holleran 1921 Thomas Holleran 1922 John Anderson 1923 Karl Bohren 1924 Jack Harding 1925 John Kifer 1926 Gibby Welch 1927 Albert Guarino 1928 Joseph Donchess 1929 Joseph Donchess 1930 Edward Baker 1931 Paul Reider 1932 Joseph Skladany 1933 Mike Nicksick (Nixon) 1934 Harvey Rooker 1935 Frank Souchak 1936 Fabian Hoffman 1937 Lawrence Peace 1938 Robert Thurbon 1939 Robert Thurbon 1940 Jack Goodridge 1941 Walt West 1942 Walt West 1943 James Maloney 1944 Donald Matthews 1945 Jimmy Joe Robinson 1946 Bill McPeak 1947 Lou Cecconi 1948 Leo Skladany 1949 Nick DeRosa 1950 Billy Reynolds 1951 Chris Warriner 1952 Billy Reynolds 1953 Dick Deitrick 1954 Henry Ford 1955 Joe Walton 1956 Joe Walton 1957 Dick Scherer 1958 Mike Ditka 1959 Mike Ditka 1960 Mike Ditka 1961 John Kuprok 1962 Paul Martha 1963 Joe Kuzneski 1964 Eric Crabtree 1965 Eric Crabtree 1966 Bob Longo 1967 Bob Longo 1968 Harry Orszulak 1969 Steve Moyer 1970 Dennis Ferris 1971 Joel Klimek 1972 Todd Toerper 1973 Bruce Murphy 1974 Bruce Murphy 1975 Jim Corbett 1976 Jim Corbett 1977 Gordon Jones 1978 Gordon Jones 1979 Benjie Pryor 1980 Benjie Pryor 1981 Julius Dawkins 1982 Bryan Thomas 1983 Bill Wallace 1984 Bill Wallace

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YEAR NAME 1944 Bernard Sniscak 1945 Edward Zimmovan 1946 Carl DePasqua 1947 Bill McPeak 1948 Lou “Bimbo’’ Cecconi 1949 Carl DePasqua 1950 Billy Reynolds 1951 Joe Schmidt 1952 Bob Rabley 1953 Henry Ford 1954 Corny Salvaterra 1955 Robert Grier 1956 Jim Theodore 1957 Dick Haley 1958 Joe Pullekines 1959 Jim Cunningham 1960 Ed Sharockman Andy Kuzneski Fred Cox 1961 Steve Jastrzembski 1962 Paul Martha 1963 Eric Crabtree 1964 Joe Pohl 1965 Mickey Depp 1966 Joe Curtin 1967 Paul Killian 1968 Bryant Salter 1969 David Dibbley 1970 Bryant Salter 1971 Bill Adams 1972 Mike Bulino 1973 Dennis Moorhead 1974 Glenn Hodge 1975 Jeff Delaney 1976 Bob Jury 1977 Bob Jury 1978 Mike Balzer Jeff Delaney 1979 Terry White 1980 Lynn Thomas 1981 Tom Flynn 1982 Troy Hill 1983 Troy Benson 1984 Troy Benson 1985 Teryl Austin 1986 Billy Owens 1987 Troy Washington 1988 Alonzo Hampton 1989 Robert Bradley Alonzo Hampton 1990 Doug Hetzler 1991 Steve Israel 1992 Vernon Lewis 1993 Maurice Williams David Sumner 1994 Denorse Mosley 1995 John Jenkins 1996 Rasshad Whitmill 1997 John Jenkins 1998 Hank Poteat 1999 Hank Poteat 2000 Shawn Robinson 2001 Torrie Cox Mark Ponko 2002 Shawntae Spencer 2003 William “Tutu” Ferguson 2004 Malcolm Postell 2005 Darrelle Revis 2006 H.B. Blades Darrelle Revis 2007 Aaron Berry 2008 Dom DeCicco

NO. YARDS TD 4 57 0 2 33 0 5 46 0 2 26 0 4 17 0 6 52 0 7 123 0 3 29 0 4 81 0 4 66 0 2 35 0 2 18 0 4 62 0 3 14 0 4 35 0 2 57 0 2 64 0 2 6 0 2 39 0 1 40 1 1 54 1 3 8 0 3 20 0 3 20 0 5 31 0 2 38 0 2 24 0 3 66 0 4 62 0 3 83 0 3 17 0 3 104 0 3 4 0 3 27 0 10 95 0 8 171 0 4 19 0 4 13 0 5 37 0 5 20 0 5 77 0 3 19 0 4 21 0 3 47 0 7 186 0 4 106 2 2 50 0 5 26 0 4 46 0 4 6 0 4 33 1 6 127 1 3 9 0 3 8 0 3 0 0 6 27 0 4 51 0 2 61 0 4 16 0 6 53 0 3 56 0 6 -6 0 2 39 0 2 3 0 3 49 0 3 9 0 4 119 3 4 12 0 2 4 0 2 76 2 2 1 0 4 0 0

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YEAR NAME 2009 Jarred Holley Elijah Fields Dom DeCicco 2010 Dom DeCicco Jarred Holley 2011 Chas Alecxih Todd Thomas Jarred Holley K’Waun Williams Jason Hendricks Brandon Lindsey Andrew Taglianetti Carl Fleming 2012 Jason Hendricks 2013 Ray Vinopal 2014 Lafayette Pitts Ray Vinopal Terrish Webb 2015 Avonte Maddox 2016 Avonte Maddox

NO. YARDS TD 3 6 0 3 59 0 3 -3 0 5 36 0 5 10 0 1 47 0 1 39 0 1 26 0 1 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 -2 0 6 64 0 3 60 0 2 31 0 2 13 0 2 11 0 3 30 1 3 33 1

* not available Note: From 1914-38 interceptions were based on return yardage; in­ter­cep­tions are based on number from 1939-present.

SCORING YEAR 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954

NAME TD Andy Hastings 5 Andy Hastings 11 Andy Hastings 6 George McLaren 13 George McLaren 6 Tom Davies 5 Andy Hastings 8 Tom Davies 10 Tom Davies 4 W.H. Flanagan 7 Andrew Gustafson 3 Andrew Gustafson 4 Andrew Gustafson 6 Gibby Welch 10 Allan Booth 10 Josh Williams 7 Toby Uansa 10 Franklin Hood 8 Warren Heller 11 Warren Heller 8 Henry Weisenbaugh 5 Isadore Weinstock 9 Frank Patrick 9 Marshall Goldberg 6 Frank Patrick 7 Dick Cassiano 11 Dick Cassiano 6 Edgar Jones 4 Edgar Jones 6 William Dutton 6 Jack Itzel 5 Thomas Kalminar 5 Michael Roussos 5 Lou Cecconi 4 Carl DePasqua 1 Bill McPeak 1 Anthony DiMatteo 1 Lou Cecconi 1 Robert Becker 5 Jimmy Joe Robinson 7 Nick DeRosa 3 Louis Cimarolli 6 Chris Warriner 6 Bobby Epps 6 Bobby Epps 4 Henry Ford 3

PAT FG 2-PT. PTS 11 5 0 56 5 1 0 74 10 5 0 61** 1 0 0 79 2 0 0 38 8 0 0 38# 10 2 0 64 14 1 0 77## 9 0 0 33 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 24 6 5 0 51* 10 0 0 70 18 1 0 81 0 0 0 42 1 0 0 61** 0 0 0 48 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 48 1 0 0 31** 9 0 0 63 7 4 0 73 0 0 0 36*** 1 0 0 43 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 36 1-2 0 0 25 1-1 0 0 37**** 0 0 0 36 0-1 0 0 30 0 0 0 30 5-8 0 0 35 4-8 0 0 28*** 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 18

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YEAR NAME 1955 Joe Walton 1956 Corny Salvaterra Joe Walton 1957 Dick Scherer 1958 Dick Haley 1959 Fred Cox 1960 Fred Cox 1961 Rick Leeson 1962 Paul Martha 1963 Fred Mazurek 1964 Barry McKnight 1965 Eric Crabtree 1966 Bob Longo 1967 Joe McCain 1968 Harry Orszulak 1969 Dennis Ferris 1970 Dennis Ferris 1971 Steve Moyer 1972 Stan Ostrowski 1973 Tony Dorsett 1974 Tony Dorsett 1975 Tony Dorsett 1976 Tony Dorsett 1977 Elliott Walker 1978 Fred Jacobs 1979 Mark Schubert 1980 David Trout 1981 Julius Dawkins 1982 Eric Schubert 1983 Bill Wallace 1984 Bill Wallace 1985 Charles Gladman 1986 Jeff VanHorne 1987 Craig Heyward 1988 Scott Kaplan 1989 Ed Frazier 1990 Scott Kaplan 1991 Scott Kaplan 1992 Sean Conley 1993 Curtis Martin 1994 David Merrick 1995 Chris Ferencik 1996 Dwayne Schulters 1997 Terry Murphy 1998 Latef Grim 1999 Nick Lotz 2000 Antonio Bryant 2001 Nick Lotz 2002 Larry Fitzgerald 2003 Larry Fitzgerald 2004 Josh Cummings 2005 Josh Cummings 2006 Conor Lee 2007 LeSean McCoy 2008 LeSean McCoy 2009 Dan Hutchins 2010 Dan Hutchins 2011 Kevin Harper 2012 Kevin Harper 2013 Chris Blewitt 2014 James Conner 2015 Chris Blewitt 2016 James Conner

TD PAT 8 0 6 1-1 6 1-1 5 0 7 0 5 8-10 3 15-16 4 0 7 0 7 0 8 0 7 0 5 0 2 5-6 4 0 7 0 9 0 5 0 4 0 13 0 11 0 16 0 23 0 15 0 9 0 0 20-31 0 39-42 16 0 0 36-37 8 0 8 0 6 0 0 29-29 13 0 0 23-23 0 35-36 0 21-21 0 22-25 0 27-31 8 0 0 20-23 0 23-24 10 0 13 0 10 0 0 30-33 13 0 0 35-36 12 0 22 0 0 35-37 0 19-19 0 47-47 15 0 21 0 0 46-48 0 40-40 0 32-33 0 40-40 0 40-41 26 0 0 42-43 20 0

FG 2-PT. PTS 0 0 48 0 0 37 0 0 37 0 0 30### 0 0 42 1-2 0 41 3-8 0 42 0 0 24 0 1 44** 0 2 46 0 1 50 0 1 44 0 0 30 0 0 17 0 0 24 0 0 42 0 0 54 0 1 32 0 1 26 0 0 78 0 0 66 0 0 96 0 1 140 0 0 90 0 0 54 14-19 0 62 15-20 0 84 0 0 96 11-21 0 69 0 0 48 0 0 48 0 0 36 11-17 0 62 0 0 78 10-15 0 53 14-20 0 77 9-13 1 50 11-20 0 55 16-19 0 75 0 2 52 14-21 0 62 12-13 0 59 0 0 60 0 0 78 0 0 60 13-17 0 69 0 0 78 13-19 0 74 0 0 72 0 0 132 18-27 0 89 14-19 0 61 12-14 0 83 0 0 90 0 0 126 23-29 0 115 18-25 0 94 21-31 0 95 20-27 0 100 14-18 0 82 0 0 156 15-23 0 87 0 1 122

# Includes touchdowns on kickoff, punt and interception returns ## Includes two touchdowns on punt returns ### Includes one touchdown on blocked punt * Includes one touchdown on fumble return ** Includes one touchdown on interception return *** Includes one touchdown on kickoff return **** Includes two touchdowns on interception returns

STATISTICAL TRENDS

PITT YEAR-BY-YEAR OFFENSIVE AVERAGES (SINCE 1970) G

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TOTAL YDS.

TOTAL YPG

TOTAL PTS.

PPG

FIRST DOWNS

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181 18.1 227 20.6 182 16.5 206 17.2 188 17.1 206 17.2 240 20.0 232 19.3 221 18.4 245 20.4 248 20.7 272 22.7 237 19.8 259 21.6 192 17.5 213 19.4 221 20.1 217 18.1 224 20.4 243 20.3 209 19.0 216 19.6 281 23.4 152 13.8 214 19.5 186 16.9 166 15.1 258 21.5 215 19.5 211 19.2 241 20.1 229 19.1 258 19.8 265 20.4 232 19.3 197 17.9 215 17.9 211 17.6 239 18.4 249 19.2 239 18.4 259 19.9 258 19.8 250 19.2 308 23.7 254 19.5 266 20.5

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17.9 19.6 17.5 18.8 20.6 26.8 31.8 35.7 21.9 24.3 31.7 32.1 25.0 24.0 16.2 18.4 23.0 19.2 27.3 27.8 21.8 22.2 24.1 15.3 22.4 19.7 19.5 27.8 21.3 25.5 24.7 24.7 25.5 29.9 27.1 24.3 31.8 22.8 27.1 32.1 26.3 24.2 26.6 26.3 31.8 28.2 40.9

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1970 10 1,481 148.1 1,546 154.6 3,027 302.7 179 1971 11 1,925 175.0 1,785 162.3 3,710 337.3 216 1972 11 1,592 144.7 1,727 157.0 3,319 301.7 193 1973 12 2,762 230.2 1,250 104.2 4,012 334.3 225 1974 11 2,180 198.2 1,272 115.6 3,452 313.8 227 1975 12 3,301 275.1 1,182 98.5 4,483 373.6 322 1976 12 3,486 290.5 1,363 113.6 4,849 404.1 381 1977 12 2,388 199.0 2,367 197.3 4,755 396.3 428 1978 12 1,988 165.7 1,897 158.1 3,885 323.8 263 1979 12 1,756 146.3 2,575 214.6 4,331 360.9 291 1980 12 1,735 144.6 3,185 265.4 4,920 410.0 380 1981 12 2,082 173.5 2,883 240.3 4,965 413.8 385 1982 12 2,048 171.0 2,442 203.5 4,490 374.2 300 1983 12 2,344 195.3 2,171 180.9 4,515 376.3 288 1984 11 1,736 157.8 1,773 161.2 3,509 319.0 178 1985 11 2,227 202.5 1,421 129.2 3,648 331.6 202 1986 11 1,448 131.6 2,641 240.1 4,089 371.7 253 1987 12 2,374 197.8 1,718 143.2 4,092 341.0 230 1988 11 2,785 253.2 1,773 161.2 4,558 414.4 300 1989 12 2,157 179.8 2,911 242.6 5,068 422.3 333 1990 11 1,531 139.2 2,566 233.3 4,097 372.5 240 1991 11 1,538 139.8 2,809 255.4 4,347 395.2 244 1992 12 1,946 162.2 3,483 290.2 5,429 452.3 289 1993 11 1,410 128.2 1,411 128.3 2,821 256.5 168 1994 11 1,901 172.8 2,295 208.6 4,196 381.5 246 1995 11 1,287 117.0 2,216 201.5 3,503 318.5 217 1996 11 1,530 139.1 1,601 145.5 3,131 284.6 214 1997 12 1,784 148.7 2,993 249.4 4,777 398.1 333 1998 11 1,274 115.8 2,266 206.0 3,540 321.8 234 1999 11 1,316 119.6 2,644 240.4 3,960 360.0 281 2000 12 1,570 130.8 3,311 275.9 4,881 406.8 296 2001 12 1,493 124.4 2,705 225.4 4,198 349.8 296 2002 13 1,860 143.1 2,796 215.1 4,656 358.2 331 2003 13 1,528 117.5 3,746 288.2 5,274 405.7 389 2004 12 1,173 97.8 3,121 260.1 4,294 357.8 325 2005 11 1,285 116.8 2,409 219.0 3,694 335.8 267 2006 12 1,476 123.0 2,991 249.2 4,467 372.2 381 2007 12 1,697 141.4 2,137 178.1 3,834 319.5 274 2008 13 1,808 139.1 2,644 203.4 4,452 342.5 352 2009 13 2,344 180.3 2,747 211.3 5,091 391.6 417 2010 13 2,154 165.7 2,616 201.2 4,770 366.9 342 2011 13 1,824 140.3 2,727 209.8 4,551 350.1 315 2012 13 1,730 133.1 3,341 257.0 5,071 390.1 346 2013 13 1,634 125.7 3,074 236.5 4,708 362.2 342 2014 13 3,243 249.5 2,417 185.9 5,660 435.4 414 2015 13 2,429 186.8 2,478 190.6 4,907 377.5 367 2016 13 2,926 225.1 2,882 221.7 5,808 446.8 532

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TOTAL YPG

TOTAL PTS.

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FD/PG

1970 10 2,239 223.9 1,322 132.2 3,561 356.1 245 24.5 193 19.3 1971 11 2,407 218.8 1,606 146.0 4,013 364.8 388 35.3 195 17.7 1972 11 2,279 207.2 1,651 150.1 3,930 357.3 350 31.8 201 18.3 1973 12 2,203 183.6 1,400 116.7 3,603 300.3 211 17.6 192 16.0 1974 11 2,494 226.7 1,208 109.8 3,702 336.6 202 18.4 224 20.4 1975 12 2,222 185.2 1,179 98.3 3,401 283.4 161 13.4 185 15.4 1976 12 1,378 114.8 1,322 110.2 2,700 225.0 133 11.1 162 13.5 1977 12 1,573 131.1 1,575 131.3 3,138 261.5 134 11.2 193 16.1 1978 12 1,450 120.8 1,568 130.7 3,018 251.5 187 15.6 185 15.4 1979 12 1,263 105.3 1,369 114.1 2,632 219.3 116 9.7 157 13.1 1980 12 834 69.5 1,710 142.5 2,544 212.0 130 10.8 153 12.8 1981 12 827 68.9 1,870 155.8 2,697 224.8 160 13.3 152 12.7 1982 12 1,182 98.5 1,753 146.1 2,935 244.6 139 11.6 168 14.0 1983 12 1,482 123.5 1,995 166.3 3,477 289.8 165 13.8 196 16.3 1984 11 1,547 140.6 2,224 202.2 3,771 342.8 247 22.5 198 18.0 1985 11 1,136 103.3 2,283 207.6 3,419 310.8 187 17.0 187 17.0 1986 11 1,027 93.4 2,019 183.6 3,046 276.9 209 19.0 175 15.9 1987 12 1,406 117.2 1,641 136.8 3,047 253.9 146 12.2 167 13.9 1988 11 1,488 135.3 1,308 118.9 2,796 254.2 183 16.6 166 15.1 1989 12 1,622 135.2 2,362 196.8 3,984 332.0 268 22.3 215 17.9 1990 11 2,236 203.3 2,138 194.4 4,374 397.6 293 26.6 227 20.6 1991 11 1,896 172.4 2,029 184.5 3,925 356.8 241 21.9 218 19.8 1992 12 2,633 219.4 2,299 191.6 4,932 411.0 429 35.8 245 20.4 1993 11 2,639 239.9 2,583 234.8 5,222 474.7 371 33.7 250 22.7 1994 11 1,896 172.4 2,680 243.6 4,576 416.0 307 27.9 229 20.8 1995 11 1,743 158.5 2,750 250.0 4,493 408.5 329 29.9 219 19.9 1996 11 2,575 234.1 2,458 223.5 5,033 457.5 430 39.1 254 23.1 1997 12 1,927 160.6 3,047 253.9 4,974 414.5 354 29.5 274 22.8 1998 11 1,610 146.4 2,221 201.9 3,831 348.3 334 30.4 193 17.5 1999 11 1,571 142.8 2,813 255.7 4,384 398.5 278 25.3 222 20.2 2000 12 1,164 97.0 2,794 232.8 3,958 329.8 247 20.6 227 18.9 2001 12 1,412 117.7 2,013 167.8 3,425 285.4 245 20.4 200 16.7 2002 13 1,527 117.5 2,321 178.5 3,848 296.0 232 17.8 215 16.5 2003 13 2,405 185.0 2,829 217.6 5,234 402.6 311 23.9 258 19.8 2004 12 1,682 140.2 3,063 255.2 4,745 395.4 288 24.0 245 20.4 2005 11 2,037 185.2 1,681 152.8 3,718 338.0 243 22.1 204 18.5 2006 12 2,175 181.2 2,182 181.8 4,357 363.1 274 22.8 223 18.6 2007 12 1,565 130.4 2,007 167.2 3,572 297.7 291 24.2 209 17.4 2008 13 1,614 124.2 2,509 193.0 4,123 317.2 279 21.5 217 16.7 2009 13 1,382 106.3 2,769 213.0 4,151 319.3 257 19.8 239 18.4 2010 13 1,560 120.0 2,406 185.1 3,966 305.1 247 19.0 241 18.5 2011 13 1,520 116.9 3,038 233.7 4,558 350.6 297 22.8 254 19.5 2012 13 1,773 136.4 2,524 194.2 4,297 330.5 274 21.1 248 19.1 2013 13 1,937 149.0 2,841 218.5 4,778 367.5 353 27.2 243 18.7 2014 13 2,091 160.8 2,586 198.9 4,677 359.8 342 26.3 246 18.9 2015 13 1,930 148.5 2,791 214.7 4,721 363.2 339 26.1 234 18.0 2016 13 1,555 119.6 4,331 333.2 5,886 452.8 458 35.2 303 23.3

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OVERTIME RECORDS

ALL-TIME OVERTIME GAMES FINAL SCORE L, 42-35 W, 55-48 W, 41-38 L, 24-17 W, 19-16 W, 41-38 W, 20-17 L, 38-31

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L, 16-10 L, 46-45 L, 48-45 W, 36-33 L, 27-24 L, 29-26 L, 51-48

STAFF PLAYER PROFILES

GAME-WINNING SCORE Chuck Clements 9-yard pass to Robbie Wheeler (Sebastian Villarreal kick) Pete Gonzalez 3-yard pass to Jake Hoffart (Chris Ferencik kick) Pete Gonzalez 12-yard pass to Terry Murphy* Troy Nunes 23-yard pass to David Tyree (Mike Shafer kick) David Abdul 42-yard field goal Josh Cummings 37-yard field goal* Josh Cummings 27-yard field goal Damien Rhodes 2-yard run (Collin Barber kick) Tyler Palko pass intercepted by Dion Byrum, returned 85 yards for TD* Donald Brown 10-yard run (D.J. Hernandez run)* Joey Bullen 29-yard field goal Conor Lee 22-yard field goal* Joe Phillips 21-yard field goal* Everett Golson 1-yard run* Thomas Sirk 5-yard run*

MEDIA

DATE OPPONENT OT 1ST POSSESSION Sept. 14, 1996 Houston 1 Defense Oct. 25, 1997 at Rutgers 2 Defense Nov. 28, 1997 at West Virginia 3 Defense Oct. 7, 2000 at Syracuse 2 Offense Oct. 26, 2002 Boston College 1 Offense Sept. 25, 2004 Furman 1 Defense Oct. 16, 2004 Boston College 1 Offense Nov. 6, 2004 at Syracuse 2 Offense Sept. 9, 2005 at Ohio 1 Offense Nov. 11, 2006 at Connecticut 2 Defense Oct. 10, 2007 Navy 2 Offense Nov. 1, 2008 at Notre Dame 4 Offense Sept. 2, 2010 at Utah 1 Offense Nov. 3, 2012 at Notre Dame 3 Offense Nov. 1, 2014 Duke 2 Defense Wins in Bold *Game-ending play

OVERTIME TEAM RECORDS RECORD IN OT: 6-9 LONGEST GAME (ELAPSED TIME): 4:13 at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997

2016 SEASON

POINTS: 14, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997; at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 OPPONENTS POINTS: 15, at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 POINTS, BOTH TEAMS: 29 (Connecticut 15, Pitt 14), Nov. 11, 2006 FEWEST POINTS: 0, vs. Houston, Sept. 14, 1996; at Syracuse, Oct. 7, 2000; at Ohio, Sept. 9, 2005; at Utah, Sept. 2, 2010 FEWEST POINTS, BOTH TEAMS: 3 (Pitt 3, Boston College 0), Oct. 26, 2002; (Pitt 3, Furman 0), Sept. 25, 2004; (Pitt 3, Boston College 0),

Oct. 16, 2004; (Utah 3, Pitt 0), Sept. 2, 2010

RECORD BOOK

TOUCHDOWNS: 2, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997; at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS: 20, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (65 yards) TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS: 65, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (20 plays) RUSHING ATTEMPTS: 12, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (47 yards) RUSHING YARDS: 47, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (12 attempts) PASS ATTEMPTS: 8, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (6 completions, 46 yards, 1 TD) PASS COMPLETIONS: 6, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (for 46 yards); at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 (for 44 yards)

HISTORY

PASSING YARDS: 46, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (6-of-8) FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED: 4, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (4 made) FIELD GOALS MADE: 4, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (4 attempts) LONGEST DRIVE, PLAYS: 8, at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (25 yards, Pete Gonzalez 1-yard TD run); at Syracuse, Oct. 7, 2000 (12 yards, 31-yard

field goal missed by Nick Lotz)

SHORTEST DRIVE, YARDS: -3, at West Virginia, Nov. 28, 1997 (2 plays, Pete Gonzalez intercepted by Dave Lightcap) OPPONENT LONGEST DRIVE, PLAYS: 7, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (17 yards, 26-yard field goal by Brandon Walker); at Utah, Sept. 2,

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SHORTEST DRIVE, PLAYS: 1, at Utah, Sept. 2, 2010 (0 yards, Tino Sunseri intercepted by Brian Blechen)

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OVERTIME RECORDS OVERTIME INDIVIDUAL RECORDS POINTS: 12, Conor Lee at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (4 field goals) TOUCHDOWNS: 1, Pete Gonzalez at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997; Jake Hoffart at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997; Terry Murphy at West Virginia, Nov. 28, 1997; Joe DelSardo at Syracuse, Nov. 6, 2004; Conredge Collins at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006; LaRod Stephens-Howling at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006; Pat Bostick vs. Navy, Oct. 10, 2007; James Conner vs. Duke, Nov. 1, 2014 TOUCHDOWNS ACCOUNTED FOR: 2, Pete Gonzalez at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 RUSHING ATTEMPTS: 9, LeSean McCoy at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (42 yards) RUSHING YARDS: 42, LeSean McCoy at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (9 attempts) LONGEST RUSHING PLAY: 18 yards, LeSean McCoy at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 LONGEST RUSHING TOUCHDOWN: 14 yards, James Conner vs. Duke, Nov. 1, 2014 PASS ATTEMPTS: 8, Pete Gonzalez at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (6 completions, 46 yards) PASS COMPLETIONS: 6, Pete Gonzalez at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (8 attempts, 46 yards); Tyler Palko at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 (6 attempts, 44 yards) PASSING YARDS: 46, Pete Gonzalez at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (6-of-8) LONGEST PASS COMPLETION: 24 yards, Tyler Palko to Derek Kinder at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 LONGEST PASSING TOUCHDOWN: 12 yards, Pete Gonzalez to Terry Murphy at West Virginia, Nov. 28, 1997 RECEPTIONS: 4, Jake Hoffart at Rutgers, Oct. 25, 1997 (27 yards) RECEIVING YARDS: 29, Derek Kinder at Connecticut, Nov. 11, 2006 (3 receptions) FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED: 4, Conor Lee, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (4 made) FIELD GOALS MADE: 4, Conor Lee, at Notre Dame, Nov. 1, 2008 (4 attempts) LONGEST FIELD GOAL MADE: 44 yards, Kevin Harper at Notre Dame, Nov. 3, 2012

LeSean McCoy rushed for 169 yards at Notre Dame, including 42 in overtime, to help lift Pitt past the Irish, 36-33, in 2008.

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COACHING RECORDS MEDIA PREVIEW STAFF

NAME YEAR(S) W L T PCT. No Coach 1890-92 7 9 0 .438 Anson F. Harrold 1893 1 4 0 .200 No Coach 1894 1 1 0 .500 J.P. Linn 1895 1 6 0 .143 George W. Hoskins 1896 3 6 0 .333 Thomas Gawthrop Trenchard 1897 1 3 0 .250 Dr. Fred A. Robinson 1898-99 8 3 2 .692 Dr. M. Roy Jackson 1900 5 4 0 .556 Wilbur D. Hockensmith 1901 7 2 1 .750 Frederick Joseph Crolius 1902 5 6 1 .458 Arthur St. Ledger Mosse 1903-05 20 10 1 .661 E.R. Wingard 1906 6 4 0 .600 John A. Moorhead 1907 8 2 0 .800 Joseph H. Thompson 1908-12 30 14 2 .674 Joseph M. Duff Jr. 1913-14 14 3 1 .806 Glenn Scobey “Pop’’ Warner 1915-23 60 12 4 .816 Dr. John B. “Jock’’ Sutherland 1924-38 111 20 12 .818 Charles W. Bowser 1939-42 14 20 1 .414 Clark D. Shaughnessy 1943-45 10 17 0 .370 Wesley E. Fesler 1946 3 5 1 .389 Walter S. Milligan 1947-49 13 14 0 .481 Leonard J. Casanova 1950 1 8 0 .111 Tom Hamilton 1951, 1954 7 9 0 .438 Lowell P. “Red’’ Dawson 1952-54 9 11 1 .452 John P. Michelosen 1955-65 56 49 7 .531 David R. Hart 1966-68 3 27 0 .100 Carl A. DePasqua 1969-72 13 29 0 .310 John Majors 1973-76 33 13 1 .713 Jackie Sherrill 1977-81 50 9 1 .842 Serafino “Foge’’ Fazio 1982-85 25 18 3 .576 Mike Gottfried 1986-89 26 17 2 .600 Paul Hackett 1989-92 13 20 1 .397 Sal Sunseri 1992 0 1 0 .000 John Majors 1993-96 12 32 0 .273 Walt Harris 1997-2004 52 44 0 .542 Dave Wannstedt 2005-10 42 31 0 .575 Phil Bennett 2010 1 0 0 1.000 Todd Graham 2011 6 6 0 .500 Keith Patterson 2011 0 1 0 .000 Paul Chryst 2012-14 19 19 0 .500 Joe Rudolph 2014 0 1 0 .000 Pat Narduzzi 2015-16 16 10 0 .615 Totals 712 520 42 .575

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TOP 5 ALL-TIME COACHING RECORDS BY WIN­NING PERCENTAGE*

*must have served at least four seasons

W L T PCT. 50 9 1 .842 111 20 12 .818 60 12 4 .816 30 14 2 .674 26 17 2 .600

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ALL-TIME SERIES OPPONENT Air Force Akron Allegheny Allegheny A.A. Allegheny A.C. Arizona Arizona State Army Ball State Baylor Bellevue Outing Bethany Boston College Bowling Green Brigham Young Bucknell Buffalo Butler Y. California California (Pa.) Camp Lee All-Stars Carlisle Carnegie A.C. Carnegie Tech Central Florida Centre Chatham Field Cincinnati The Citadel Clemson Cleveland Naval Reserves Colgate Connecticut Cornell D.C. & A.C. Delaware Dickinson Drake Duke Duquesne Duquesne A.C. East Carolina East End A.A. East End Gymnastics Eastern Michigan East Tennessee State Emerald A.A. Florida Florida International Florida State Fordham Franklin & Marshall Furman Gardner-Webb Geneva Georgetown Georgia

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W L T 0 2 0 3 1 0 8 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 19 6 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 17 13 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 7 2 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 0 0 1 0 24 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 5 0 2 4 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 12 9 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 5 4 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 12 6 0 2 0 1 3 0 1

OPPONENT Georgia Tech Gettysburg Grambling Great Lakes Greensburg A.A. Grove City Hawaii Hiram Holy Cross Houston Illinois Indiana Indiana Teachers Iowa Iowa State J.F. Lalus A.C. Johns Hopkins Kansas Kent State Kentucky Kiski Lafayette Latrobe Lehigh Louisville Maine Manchester A.C. Marietta Marquette Marshall Maryland Miami (Fla.) Miami (Ohio) Michigan Michigan State Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Mount Union Muskingum Natrona A.C. Navy Nebraska New Castle Terrors New Hampshire New Mexico North Carolina North Carolina State Northern Iowa Northwestern Notre Dame Ohio Ohio Northern Ohio State Ohio Wesleyan Oklahoma Oklahoma State

W L T 7 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 8 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 6 0 2 7 0 1 2 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 10 25 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 1 3 9 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 22 15 3 15 6 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 0 5 3 1 1 0 0 3 4 0 21 48 1 7 1 0 7 0 0 5 19 1 2 0 0 1 9 1 0 1 0

OPPONENT W L T Old Dominion 1 0 0 Oregon 2 2 0 Oregon State 1 1 0 Pacific 1 0 0 Pennsylvania 10 1 1 Penn State 43 50 4 Pittsburgh A.C. 0 3 0 Pittsburgh Academy 1 0 0 Pittsburgh H.S. 1 0 0 Purdue 3 4 0 Rice 0 2 0 Rutgers 22 8 0 Sewickley A.A. 1 0 0 Sewickley A.C. 1 0 0 Shady Side Academy 0 1 0 South Carolina 3 1 0 South Florida 7 3 0 Southern Methodist 2 3 1 Southern Mississippi 2 1 0 Southwestern Louisiana 1 0 0 Stanford 2 1 0 St. Louis 1 0 0 Susquehanna 1 0 0 Swissvale A.C. 1 0 0 Syracuse 38 31 3 Temple 27 8 1 Tennessee 2 0 0 Texas 0 3 0 Texas A&M 2 1 0 Texas Christian 0 1 1 Thiel 4 0 0 Toledo 2 1 0 Tulane 3 4 0 UAB 2 0 0 UCLA 5 9 0 USC 4 6 0 Utah 0 3 0 Villanova 3 0 0 Virginia 6 3 0 Virginia Tech 7 9 0 Washington 4 1 0 Washington & Jefferson 18 13 2 Washington & Lee 1 0 0 Washington State 1 0 0 Waynesburg 5 1 0 W. Penn. Med 1 0 0 Western Reserve 3 0 0 W. Theological Seminary 1 0 0 Westminster 15 0 2 West Virginia 61 40 3 Wheeling Tigers 0 2 0 William & Mary 5 0 0 Wisconsin 3 0 0 Wooster 1 0 0 Youngstown State 3 1 0 TOTAL 712 520 42

ALL-TIME SERIES AIR FORCE (0-2-0) PITT 14 13

AIR FORCE 27 41

AKRON (3-1-0)

ALLEGHENY (8-2-0)

BUCKNELL (7-2-0)

DATE Sept. 13, 2003

PITT 42

BALL STATE 21

BAYLOR (2-2-0) DATE PITT BAYLOR Sept. 30, 1961 13 16 Sept. 29, 1962 @ 24 14 Sept. 26, 1970 @ 15 10 Sept. 22, 1973 14 20

BELLEVUE OUTING (0-1-0) DATE PITT BELLEVUE OUTING 1903 2 6

BETHANY (8-0-0)

ALLEGHENY A.C. (1-0-0)

BOSTON COLLEGE (17-13-0)

ALLEGHENY A.A. (1-2-0)

ARIZONA (1-0-0) DATE Dec. 25, 1979* *Fiesta Bowl

PITT 16

ARIZONA 10

ARIZONA STATE (0-1-0) *Fiesta Bowl

PITT 7

ARIZONA STATE 28

ARMY (19-6-2)

*Three Rivers Stadium

DATE PITT BUFFALO Sept. 6, 2008 27 16 Sept. 12, 2009 @ 54 27 Sept. 3, 2011 35 16 Oct. 20, 2012 @ 20 6

BUTLER Y. (1-0-0) DATE PITT BUTLER Y. 1905 67 0

CALIFORNIA (3-2-0) DATE Sept. 17, 1955 Oct. 6, 1956 @ Oct. 6, 1962 @ Oct. 5, 1963 Oct. 1, 1966 @

PITT CALIFORNIA 27 7 0 14 26 24 35 15 15 30

CALIFORNIA (PA) (5-0-0) DATE PITT CALIFORNIA (PA) 1898 6 0 1900 12 0 1901 15 0 1904 40 0 1905 71 0

CAMP LEE ALL-STARS (1-0-0) DATE Dec. 1, 1917

PITT 30

CAMP LEE 0

CARLISLE (4-4-0) DATE PITT CARLISLE 1906 0 22 1908 0 6 1909 14 3 1911 0 17 1912 8 45 1913 12 6 1914 10 3 Oct. 16, 1915 45 0

CARNEGIE A.C. (0-1-0) DATE PITT CARNEGIE A.C. 1895 6 10

BOWLING GREEN (3-1-0)

*Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

PITT 30 34 17 30

BOWLING GREEN 10 16 27 27

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DATE Sept. 4, 1999 Sept. 9, 2000 @ Aug. 30, 2008 Dec. 26, 2013*

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ARMY 0 13 6 69 14 7 29 14 7 6 0 8 28 21 26 6 17 0 20 7 26 17 0 7 0

BUFFALO (4-0-0)

HISTORY

DATE PITT Nov. 14, 1931 26 Oct. 15, 1932 @ 18 Nov. 9, 1935 29 Oct. 14, 1944 @ 7 Oct. 18, 1952 @ 22 Nov. 17, 1956 20 Oct. 19, 1957 @ 13 Oct. 25, 1958 14 Nov. 12, 1960 7 Nov. 17, 1962# @ 7 Nov. 16, 1963 28 Nov. 14, 1964 @ 24 Oct. 22, 1966 @ 0 Nov. 18, 1967 12 Nov. 16, 1968 0 Nov. 15, 1969 @ 15 Nov. 13, 1971 @ 14 Nov. 17, 1973 @ 34 Oct. 18, 1975 @ 52 Nov. 6, 1976 37 Nov. 12, 1977* 52 Nov. 18, 1978 35 Nov. 17, 1979 @ 40 Nov. 15, 1980 @ 45 Nov. 14, 1981 48

PITT BOSTON COLLEGE 22 14 6 21 22 40 35 20 28 14 35 11 45 7 32 15 28 7 14 6 29 24 22 29 10 13 31 34 29 10 29 6 12 38 0 33 9 21 0 17 20 13 21 22 15 23 16 20 42 26 7 45 19 16 (OT) 24 13 20 17 (OT) 30 20

DATE PITT BUCKNELL 1902 24 0 1907 12 0 1908 22 0 1909 18 6 1912 0 6 1913 0 9 Oct. 28, 1922 7 0 Sept. 29, 1923 @ 21 0 Oct. 6, 1945 38 0

RECORD BOOK

DATE Dec. 21, 1973*

DATE Nov. 7, 1959 @ Nov. 14, 1970 Oct. 23, 1971 @ Oct. 21, 1972 Oct. 20, 1973 @ Oct. 19, 1974 Oct. 1, 1977 @ Oct. 7, 1978 @ Oct. 6, 1979 Sept. 13, 1980 Oct. 31, 1981 @ Sept. 21, 1985 Oct. 3, 1987 Oct. 1, 1988 @ Sept. 9, 1989 @ Sept. 8, 1990 Nov. 2, 1991 @ Nov. 13, 1993 Sept. 24, 1994 Oct. 7, 1995 @ Oct. 31, 1996 Nov. 1, 1997 @ Nov. 14, 1998 Oct. 16, 1999 @ Oct. 21, 2000* Oct. 20, 2001 @ Oct. 26, 2002 Nov. 1, 2003 @ Oct. 16, 2004 Sept. 5, 2014 @

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DATE PITT ALLEGHENY A.C. 1902 29 0

PITT 14 27

PLAYER PROFILES

DATE PITT ALLEGHENY A.A. 1890 0 38 1893 4 0 1902 5 15

DATE PITT BETHANY 1899 5 0 1904 21 0 1905 48 0 1908 27 0 Oct. 6, 1917 40 0 Oct. 6, 1928 53 0 Oct. 23, 1943 18 0 Oct. 7, 1944 50 13

DATE Sept. 1, 1984 Sept. 2, 1987 @

STAFF

DATE PITT ALLEGHENY 1901 11 0 1901 0 15 1902 0 6 1906 74 0 Oct. 30, 1915 42 7 Nov. 4, 1916 46 0 Sept. 25, 1926 9 7 Oct. 29, 1927 62 0 Oct. 20, 1928 29 0 Oct. 26, 1929 @ 40 0

BALL STATE (1-0-0)

#at Yankee Stadium *at East Rutherford

PREVIEW

DATE PITT AKRON 1900 17 0 Oct. 3, 1998 35 0 Sept. 27, 2014 10 21 Sept. 12, 2015 @ 24 7

BRIGHAM YOUNG (1-1-0) MEDIA

DATE Oct. 26, 1968 Sept. 23, 1972 @

DATE PITT ARMY Nov. 13, 1982 @ 24 6 Nov. 12, 1983 38 7

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CLEVELAND NAVAL RESERVES (0-1-0)

DUQUESNE (5-2-0)

DATE PITT CARNEGIE TECH 1906 31 0 1907 6 0 1908 22 0 1910 35 0 1914 14 0 Nov. 13, 1915 28 0 Nov. 18, 1916 14 6 Nov. 17, 1917 27 0 Nov. 22, 1919 17 7 Oct. 27, 1923 2 7 Oct. 25, 1924 0 6 Oct. 24, 1925 12 0 Oct. 23, 1926 0 4 Oct. 22, 1927 23 7 Oct. 27, 1928 0 6 Nov. 16, 1929 34 13 Nov. 8, 1930 7 6 Nov. 7, 1931 14 6 Nov. 19, 1932 6 0 Nov. 30, 1933 16 0 Nov. 29, 1934 20 0 Nov. 28, 1935 0 0 Nov. 26, 1936 31 14 Oct. 30, 1937 25 14 Nov. 5, 1938 10 20 Nov. 11, 1939 6 0 Nov. 9, 1940 6 0 Nov. 29, 1941 27 0 Oct. 31, 1942 19 6 Oct. 30, 1943 45 0

DATE PITT CNR Nov. 30, 1918 @ 9 10

DATE PITT DUQUESNE 1901 18 0 Oct. 8, 1932 33 0 Nov. 11, 1933 7 0 Oct. 17, 1936 0 7 Oct. 9, 1937 6 0 Oct. 8, 1938 27 0 Oct. 21, 1939 13 21

CENTRAL FLORIDA (1-0-0) DATE PITT UCF Oct. 13, 2006 @ 52 7

COLGATE (1-0-0) DATE PITT COLGATE Oct. 16, 1926 19 16

CONNECTICUT (4-5-0) DATE PITT UCONN Sept. 30, 2004 @ 17 29 Nov. 12, 2005 24 0 Nov. 11, 2006 @ 45 46 (2OT) Sept. 22, 2007 14 34 Dec. 6, 2008 @ 34 10 Oct. 10, 2009 24 21 Nov. 11, 2010 @ 28 30 Oct. 26, 2011 35 20 Nov. 9, 2012 @ 17 24

CORNELL (2-4-0) DATE PITT CORNELL 1905 @ 0 30 1906 @ 0 23 1907 @ 5 18 1911 @ 3 9 1913 @ 20 7 1914 @ 9 3

D.C. & A.C. (0-3-0) DATE PITT D.C. & A.C. 1895 0 36 1896 0 26 1900 0 5

DUQUESNE A.C. (1-0-0) DATE PITT DUQUESNE A.C. 1898 6 5

EAST CAROLINA (2-2-0) DATE Oct. 6, 1984 Nov. 18, 1989 Oct. 26, 1991 @ Oct. 24, 1992

PITT 17 47 23 31

EAST CAROLINA 10 42 24 37

EAST END A.A. (0-1-0) DATE PITT EAST END A.A. 1903 0 28

EAST END GYMNASTICS (0-2-0) DATE PITT EAST END GYM 1891 0 24 1892 0 16

EASTERN MICHIGAN (2-0-0) DATE Sept. 9, 1995 Sept. 1, 2007

PITT EASTERN MICHIGAN 66 30 27 3

DELAWARE (1-0-0)

EAST TENNESSEE STATE (1-0-0)

CENTRE (1-0-0)

DATE PITT DELAWARE Aug. 30, 2014 62 0

DATE PITT ETSU Sept. 1, 2001 31 0

DATE PITT CENTRE Nov. 4, 1933 37 0

DICKINSON (2-0-0)

EMERALD A.A. (1-0-0)

DATE PITT DICKINSON 1905 24 0 1914 96 0

DATE PITT EMERALD A.A. 1895 22 0

DRAKE (1-0-0)

DATE PITT FLORIDA Oct. 8, 1977 @ 17 17

CHATHAM FIELD (1-0-0) DATE PITT CHATHAM FIELD 1944 @ 26 0

CINCINNATI (8-4-0) DATE PITT CINCINNATI Oct. 15, 1921 21 14 Sept. 30, 1922 @ 38 0 Oct. 13, 1979 35 0 Sept. 19, 1981 38 7 Oct. 8, 2005 38 20 Sept. 8, 2006 @ 33 15 Oct. 20, 2007 24 17 Nov. 22, 2008 @ 21 28 Dec. 5, 2009 44 45 Dec. 4, 2010 @ 28 10 Nov. 5, 2011 23 26 Sept. 6, 2012 @ 10 34

THE CITADEL (1-0-0) DATE Sept. 23, 2006

PITT 51

THE CITADEL 6

CLEMSON (2-0-0) DATE PITT CLEMSON Dec. 30, 1977* 34 3 Nov. 12, 2016 @ 43 42 *Gator Bowl

DATE PITT DRAKE Oct. 15, 1927 @ 32 0

DUKE (12-9-0) DATE PITT DUKE Oct. 5, 1929 @ 52 7 Nov. 27, 1937 @ 10 0 Nov. 26, 1938 @ 0 7 Oct. 14, 1939 14 13 Nov. 30, 1940 @ 7 12 Oct. 25, 1941 7 27 Oct. 24, 1942 0 28 Sept. 30, 1950 @ 14 28 Sept. 29, 1951 14 19 Oct. 22, 1955 @ 26 7 Oct. 20, 1956* 27 14 Oct. 10, 1959 12 0 Oct. 9, 1965 @ 13 21 Sept. 24, 1966 7 14 Oct. 4, 1969 @ 14 12 Oct. 4, 1975 14 0 Oct. 2, 1976 @ 44 31 Sept. 21, 2013 @ 58 55 Nov. 1, 2014 48 51 (2OT) Nov. 14, 2015 @ 31 13 Nov. 19, 2016 56 14 *Norfolk, Va.

128

FLORIDA (0-0-1) FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL (2-0-0) DATE PITT FIU Oct. 2, 2010 44 17 Sept. 13, 2014 @ 42 25

FLORIDA STATE (5-4-0) DATE Nov. 27, 1971 @ Sept. 9, 1972 Sept. 14, 1974 @ Oct. 21, 1978 Oct. 11, 1980 @ Oct. 17, 1981 Sept. 18, 1982 @ Oct. 8, 1983 Sept. 2, 2013

PITT 13 7 9 7 22 42 37 17 13

FLORIDA ST. 31 19 6 3 36 14 17 16 41

ALL-TIME SERIES DATE PITT GETTYSBURG 1908 6 0 Oct. 17, 1925 13 0

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (1-0-0) DATE PITT F&M 1905 53 0

DATE Oct. 10, 1942 @ Oct. 2, 1943 @

DATE PITT INDIANA Oct. 17, 1942 7 19 Nov. 18, 1944 @ 0 47 Nov. 17, 1945 0 19 Nov. 2, 1946 @ 6 20 Oct. 18, 1947 @ 6 41 Oct. 23, 1948 21 14 Oct. 22, 1949 @ 14 48 Oct. 6, 1951 @ 6 13 Nov. 1, 1952 28 7

FURMAN (1-0-0)

GREENSBURG A.A. (1-2-0)

DATE PITT FURMAN Sept. 25, 2004 41 38 (OT)

DATE PITT GREENSBURG A.A. 1892 6 2 1895 2 42 1897 0 47

GARDNER-WEBB (1-0-0) DATE PITT GWU Sept. 22, 2012 55 10

GENEVA (12-6-0)

DATE PITT GEORGETOWN 1910 17 0 1914 21 0 Oct. 2, 1926 6 6

GEORGIA (3-0-1)

*Sugar Bowl

GEORGIA TECH (7-4-0) GEORGIA TECH 0 6 3 7 21 17 14 21 56 28 34

DATE PITT GROVE CITY 1896 0 12 1898 10 12 1899 16 0 1900 12 0 1902 16 0 1903 0 0 1904 12 0 1906 24 0 Nov. 10, 1923 13 7 Sept. 27, 1924 14 0 Oct. 1, 1927 33 0

DATE PITT INDIANA TEACHERS 1891 0 16 1892 8 6 1894 0 44 1901 0 0

IOWA (3-4-0) DATE PITT Oct. 3, 1931 @ 20 Oct. 13, 1951 @ 17 Sept. 27, 1952 26 Sept. 20, 2008 21 Sept. 17, 2011 @ 27 Sept. 20, 2014 20 Sept. 19, 2015 @ 24

IOWA 0 34 14 20 31 24 27

IOWA STATE (0-1-0) DATE Dec. 28, 2000* *Insight.com Bowl

PITT 29

IOWA STATE 37

HAWAII (0-1-0)

J.F. LALUS A.C. (0-1-0)

DATE PITT HAWAII Dec. 5, 1992 @ 23 36

DATE PITT J.F. LALUS A.C. 1899 0 12

HIRAM (1-0-0)

JOHNS HOPKINS (2-0-0)

DATE PITT HIRAM 1906 66 0

DATE Oct. 18, 1924 @ Oct. 31, 1925

HOLY CROSS (1-0-0) DATE Sept. 27, 1958

PITT 17

HOLY CROSS 0

HOUSTON (1-2-0) DATE PITT HOUSTON Sept. 14, 1996 35 42 (OT) Sept. 13, 1997 @ 35 24 Jan. 2, 2015* 34 35 *Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

ILLINOIS (2-6-0) DATE PITT ILLINOIS Oct. 16, 1943 @ 25 33 Oct. 21, 1944 5 39 Sept. 22, 1945 @ 6 23 Sept. 21, 1946 7 33 Sept. 27, 1947 @ 0 14 Sept. 30, 1967 @ 6 34 Sept. 5, 1981 26 6 Sept. 25, 1982 @ 20 3

PITT 26 31

JOHNS HOPKINS 0 0

KANSAS (3-0-0) DATE PITT KANSAS Dec. 26, 1975* 33 19 Sept. 15, 1979 24 0 Sept. 20, 1980 @ 18 3 *Sun Bowl

KENT STATE (7-0-0) DATE Oct. 3, 1970 Nov. 21, 1987 Sept. 5, 1992 Sept. 7, 1996 Sept. 18, 1999 Sept. 2, 2000* Sept. 6, 2003 *Three Rivers Stadium

PITT 27 28 51 52 30 30 43

KENT STATE 6 5 10 14 23 7 3

KENTUCKY (1-0-0) DATE PITT KENTUCKY Jan. 8, 2011* 27 10 *BBVA Compass Bowl

KISKI (1-0-0) DATE PITT KISKI 1892 12 0

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

THIS IS PITT

*Sugar Bowl **Gator Bowl

PITT 32 16 10 0 14 27 42 10 28 31 37

GROVE CITY (8-2-1)

INDIANA TEACHERS (1-2-1)

PRO FOOTBALL

DATE Nov. 23, 1918 Oct. 25, 1919 Oct. 23, 1920 Jan. 2, 1956* Dec. 29, 1956** Sept. 21, 1974 @ Sept. 18, 1976 @ Nov. 2, 2013 @ Oct. 25, 2014 Oct. 17, 2015 @ Oct. 8, 2016

GREAT LAKES 7 40

HISTORY

DATE PITT GEORGIA Sept. 15, 1973 @ 7 7 Sept. 13, 1975 @ 19 9 Jan. 1, 1977* 27 3 Jan. 1, 1982* 24 20

PITT 6 0

RECORD BOOK

GEORGETOWN (2-0-1)

GREAT LAKES (0-2-0)

2016 SEASON

*Forfeit

DATE PITT GRAMBLING Sept. 8, 2007 34 10

PLAYER PROFILES

DATE PITT GENEVA 1890 10 4 1891 6 0 1891 4 12 1891 4 6 1892 6 4 1896* @ 6 0 1901 12 5 1902 2 22 1902 0 30 1903 0 57 1903 0 32 1904 30 0 1905 @ 12 0 Oct. 4, 1919 @ 33 0 Oct. 2, 1920 @ 47 0 Sept. 24, 1921 @ 28 0 Nov. 4, 1922 62 0 Nov. 8, 1924 13 0

GRAMBLING (1-0-0)

STAFF

INDIANA (2-7-0)

DATE PITT FORDHAM Nov. 2, 1935 @ 0 0 Oct. 31, 1936 @ 0 0 Oct. 16, 1937 @ 0 0 Oct. 29, 1938 24 13 Oct. 28, 1939 @ 13 27 Oct. 19, 1940 @ 12 24 Nov. 8, 1941 13 0

PREVIEW

GETTYSBURG (2-0-0)

MEDIA

FORDHAM (2-2-3)

129

ALL-TIME SERIES LAFAYETTE (3-5-0)

MIAMI (OH) (2-0-0)

DATE PITT LAFAYETTE 1913 13 0 Oct. 30, 1920 14 0 Oct. 1, 1921 @ 0 6 Oct. 7, 1922 0 7 Oct. 6, 1923 7 0 Oct. 4, 1924 0 10 Oct. 3, 1925 9 20 Oct. 9, 1926 7 17

DATE Sept. 26, 1931 Oct. 15, 1949

LATROBE (0-2-0)

DATE Oct. 13, 1945 Nov. 18, 1950 Oct. 27, 1951 @ Oct. 11, 1958 @ Sept. 24, 1960 Sept. 16, 2006 Sept. 15, 2007 @

DATE PITT MICHIGAN Oct. 11, 1941 @ 0 40 Oct. 11, 1947 @ 0 69

MICHIGAN STATE (0-6-1)

LEHIGH (2-0-0) DATE PITT LEHIGH Oct. 13, 1917 41 0 Nov. 1, 1919 @ 14 0

DATE PITT MAINE Sept. 10, 2011 35 29

MANCHESTER A.C. (0-1-0) DATE PITT MANCHESTER A.C. 1903 6 11

MARIETTA (3-1-0) DATE PITT MARIETTA 1903 6 45 1907 6 0 1908 7 0 1909 12 0

MARQUETTE (3-0-0) DATE PITT MARQUETTE Oct. 19, 1946 7 6 Oct. 16, 1948 21 7 Sept. 19, 1959 @ 21 15

MARSHALL (1-0-0) DATE PITT MU Oct. 1, 2016 43 27

130

PITT 7 0 26 8 7 23 13

MICHIGAN STATE 12 19 53 22 7 38 17

MINNESOTA (3-9-0)

LOUISVILLE (9-8-0)

MAINE (1-0-0)

MIAMI (OH) 0 26

MICHIGAN (0-2-0)

DATE PITT LATROBE 1896 0 4 1897 0 30

DATE PITT LOUISVILLE Oct. 9, 1976 27 6 Nov. 8, 1980 41 23 Oct. 30, 1982 63 14 Oct. 15, 1983 @ 55 10 Oct. 20, 1990 20 27 Nov. 14, 1992 16 31 Oct. 2, 1993 7 29 Oct. 1, 1994 @ 29 33 Nov. 3, 2005 @ 20 42 Nov. 25, 2006 24 48 Oct. 27, 2007 @ 17 24 Nov. 8, 2008 41 7 Oct. 2, 2009 @ 35 10 Oct. 30, 2010 20 3 Nov. 12, 2011 @ 21 14 Oct. 13, 2012 35 45 Nov. 21, 2015 45 34

PITT 61 35

MARYLAND (3-3-0) DATE PITT MARYLAND 1912 64 0 Oct. 4, 1980 38 9 Sept. 24, 1983 @ 7 13 Sept. 1, 1986 7 10 Oct. 5, 1991 24 20 Oct. 3, 1992 @ 34 47

MIAMI (FL) (10-25-1) DATE Oct. 28, 1950 Dec. 7, 1951 @ Oct. 29, 1955 Dec. 8, 1956 @ Dec. 7, 1957 @ Oct. 8, 1960 Sept. 16, 1961 @ Sept. 15, 1962 Nov. 30, 1963 @ Oct. 17, 1964 @ Oct. 23, 1965 Nov. 11, 1966 @ Oct. 21, 1967 Nov. 1, 1968 @ Oct. 24, 1970 Oct. 16, 1976 Oct. 20, 1984 @ Nov. 8, 1986 Nov. 11, 1989 Nov. 3, 1990 @ Nov. 6, 1993 Nov. 12, 1994 @ Oct. 21, 1995 Sept. 28, 1996 @ Sept. 18, 1997 Nov. 19, 1998 @ Nov. 6, 1999 Nov. 11, 2000 @ Sept. 27, 2001 Nov. 21, 2002 @ Nov. 29, 2003 Sept. 23, 2010 Nov. 29, 2013 Nov. 29, 2014 @ Nov. 27, 2015 Nov. 5, 2016 @

PITT 0 21 7 14 13 17 10 14 31 20 28 14 0 0 28 36 7 10 3 0 7 12 16 0 21 10 3 7 21 21 14 3 31 35 24 28

MIAMI (FL) 28 7 21 7 28 6 7 23 20 20 14 38 58 48 17 19 27 37 24 45 35 17 17 45 17 38 33 35 43 28 28 31 41 23 29 51

DATE PITT MINNESOTA Oct. 21, 1933 @ 3 7 Oct. 20, 1934 7 13 Oct. 18, 1941 @ 0 39 Sept. 26, 1942 @ 7 50 Nov. 1, 1947 @ 0 29 Nov. 12, 1949 7 24 Oct. 31, 1953 @ 14 35 Oct. 2, 1954 7 46 Nov. 3, 1956 @ 6 9 Oct. 4, 1958 @ 13 7 Sept. 28, 1991 @ 14 13 Sept. 26, 1992 41 33

MISSISSIPPI (0-1-0) DATE Jan. 5, 2013* *BBVA Compass Bowl

PITT 17

OLE MISS 38

MISSOURI (1-0-0) DATE PITT MISSOURI Oct. 5, 1940 19 13

MOUNT UNION (5-0-0) DATE PITT MOUNT UNION 1902 6 0 1904 67 0 1905 57 0 1908 26 4 1909 17 3

MUSKINGUM (1-0-0) DATE PITT MUSKINGUM 1907 33 0

NATRONA A.C. (1-0-0) DATE PITT NATRONA A.C. 1898 17 0

ALL-TIME SERIES

DATE PITT NM Sept. 14, 2013 49 27

NORTH CAROLINA (3-8-0) DATE Oct. 5, 1974 @ Sept. 30, 1978 Sept. 22, 1979 @ Sept. 9, 1982* Oct. 10, 1998 @ Nov. 4, 2000* Dec. 26, 2009** Nov. 16, 2013 Nov. 15, 2014 @ Oct. 29, 2015 Sept. 24, 2016 @ *Three Rivers Stadium **Meineke Car Care Bowl

PITT NORTH CAROLINA 29 45 20 16 7 17 7 6 10 29 17 20 19 17 27 34 35 40 19 26 36 37

NORTH CAROLINA STATE (5-3-1) DATE Nov. 15, 1952 Nov. 14, 1953 Dec. 23, 1978* Oct. 12, 1985 Sept. 13, 1986 @ Sept. 12, 1987 Nov. 19, 1988 @ Dec. 20, 2001* Sept. 26, 2009 @ *Tangerine Bowl

PITT 48 40 17 24 14 34 3 34 31

NC STATE 6 6 30 10 14 0 14 19 38

NORTHERN IOWA (1-0-0) DATE Sept. 3, 1988

PITT 59

NORTHERN IOWA 10

NORTHWESTERN (3-4-0) DATE PITT NORTHWESTERN Oct. 1, 1949 @ 16 7 Oct. 21, 1950 @ 23 28 Oct. 24, 1953 @ 21 27 Oct. 23, 1954 14 7 Sept. 30, 1972 22 27 Sept. 29, 1973 @ 21 14 Dec. 28, 2016* 24 31 * New Era Pinstripe Bowl

NOTRE DAME (21-48-1)

OHIO (7-1-0) NOTRE DAME 6 0 3 35 25 0 0 0 9 0 6 41 58 39 33 40

DATE PITT Nov. 5, 1902 34 1905 51 1910 71 Sept. 1, 1990 35 Sept. 10, 1994 30 Aug. 31, 2002 27 Sept. 11, 2004 24 Sept. 9, 2005 @ 10

OHIO 0 0 0 3 16 14 3 16 (OT)

THIS IS PITT

PITT 0 0 0 19 12 12 14 19 6 26 21 0 0 9 0 6

PRO FOOTBALL

DATE Oct. 25, 1909 Oct. 24, 1911 Nov. 2, 1912 Oct. 25, 1930 Oct. 24, 1931 @ Oct. 29, 1932 Oct. 28, 1933 @ Nov. 3, 1934 Oct. 19, 1935 @ Oct. 24, 1936 Nov. 6, 1937 @ Sept. 25, 1943 Sept. 30, 1944 Oct. 20, 1945 Oct. 5, 1946 @ Oct. 4, 1947

HISTORY

DATE PITT NEBRASKA Nov. 5, 1921 0 10 Nov. 12, 1927 21 13 Nov. 17, 1928 @ 0 0 Oct. 19, 1929 @ 12 7 Nov. 1, 1930 @ 0 0 Nov. 26, 1931 40 0 Nov. 12, 1932 @ 0 0 Nov. 18, 1933 6 0 Nov. 10, 1934 @ 25 6 Nov. 16, 1935 6 0 Nov. 14, 1936 @ 19 6 Nov. 13, 1937 13 7 Nov. 12, 1938 @ 19 0 Nov. 18, 1939 13 14 Nov. 16, 1940 7 9 Nov. 15, 1941 @ 14 7 Nov 14, 1942 6 0 Oct. 10, 1953 14 6 Nov. 13, 1954 @ 21 7 Oct. 15, 1955 21 7 Oct. 12, 1957 34 0 Nov. 15, 1958 @ 6 14 Sept. 18, 2004 17 24 Sept. 17, 2005 @ 6 7

NEW MEXICO (1-0-0)

NOTRE DAME 40 18 33 19 23 33 13 13 26 13 13 26 43 7 17 69 40 38 56 49 46 56 42 31 14 20 10 19 26 31 16 9 22 30 45 31 42 52 44 60 45 27 24 14 20 38 42 33 (4OT) 22 23 15 29 (3OT) 21 42

RECORD BOOK

NEBRASKA (15-6-3)

DATE PITT UNH Sept. 11, 2010 38 16

PITT 0 7 0 22 14 0 26 7 29 28 20 20 22 27 15 13 0 0 7 7 14 7 16 10 10 34 31 9 17 16 21 10 30 20 7 22 7 21 0 6 21 37 7 6 14 41 21 36 27 17 12 26 28 30

2016 SEASON

*Baltimore, Md. **Norfolk, Va. ***Washington, D.C. #Military Bowl

NEW HAMPSHIRE (1-0-0)

DATE Oct. 2, 1948 Nov. 11, 1950 @ Oct. 20, 1951 Oct. 11, 1952 @ Oct. 17, 1953 @ Oct. 9, 1954 Nov. 10, 1956 Oct. 26, 1957 @ Nov. 8, 1958 Nov. 14, 1959 Nov. 5, 1960 @ Nov. 11, 1961 Nov. 10, 1962 @ Nov. 9, 1963 @ Nov. 7, 1964 Nov. 6, 1965 Nov. 5, 1966 @ Nov. 11, 1967 Nov. 9, 1968 @ Nov. 8, 1969 Nov. 7, 1970 @ Nov. 6, 1971 Oct. 14, 1972 @ Nov. 10, 1973 Nov. 16, 1974 @ Nov. 15, 1975 Sept. 11, 1976 @ Sept. 10, 1977 Oct. 14, 1978 @ Nov. 6, 1982 Nov. 5, 1983 @ Oct. 11, 1986 @ Oct. 10, 1987 Oct. 8, 1988 Oct. 28, 1989 @ Oct. 27, 1990 Oct. 12, 1991 @ Oct. 10, 1992 Oct. 9, 1993 @ Nov. 16, 1996 @ Oct. 11, 1997 Nov. 13, 1999 Oct. 6, 2001 @ Oct. 12, 2002 @ Oct. 11, 2003 Nov. 13, 2004 @ Sept. 3, 2005 Nov. 1, 2008 @ Nov. 14, 2009 Oct. 9, 2010 @ Sept. 24, 2011 Nov. 3, 2012 @ Nov. 9, 2013 Nov. 7, 2015

PLAYER PROFILES

DATE PITT NCT 1898 6 6

STAFF

DATE PITT NAVY Oct. 26, 1912 @ 6 13 Oct. 4, 1913 @ 0 0 Oct. 10, 1914 @ 13 6 Oct. 9, 1915 @ 47 12 Oct. 14, 1916 @ 20 19 Oct. 14, 1933 34 6 Nov. 17, 1934 @ 31 7 Oct. 16, 1954 21 19 Oct. 8, 1955* 0 21 Oct. 28, 1961 28 14 Oct. 27, 1962** 9 32 Oct. 26, 1963 @ 12 24 Oct. 24, 1964 14 14 Oct. 16, 1965*** 0 12 Oct. 15, 1966 7 24 Oct. 28, 1967 21 22 Oct. 19, 1968 @ 16 17 Oct. 11, 1969 46 19 Oct. 10, 1970 @ 10 8 Oct. 9, 1971 36 35 Nov. 11, 1972 @ 13 28 Oct. 27, 1973 22 17 Oct. 26, 1974 @ 13 11 Oct. 25, 1975 0 17 Oct. 23, 1976 @ 45 0 Oct. 15, 1977 34 17 Oct. 28, 1978 @ 11 21 Oct. 27, 1979 24 7 Oct. 22, 1983 @ 21 14 Oct. 27, 1984 28 28 Oct. 26, 1985 @ 7 21 Oct. 25, 1986 56 14 Oct. 24, 1987 @ 10 6 Oct. 22, 1988 52 6 Oct. 14, 1989 31 14 Oct. 10, 2007 45 48 (2OT) Oct. 18, 2008 @ 42 21 Sept. 19, 2009 27 14 Oct. 26, 2013 @ 21 24 Dec. 28, 2015# 28 44

PREVIEW

NEW CASTLE TERRORS (0-0-1)

MEDIA

NAVY (22-15-3)

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

131

ALL-TIME SERIES OHIO NORTHERN (7-0-0)

OREGON STATE (1-1-0)

DATE PITT OHIO NORTHERN 1907 16 0 1909 16 0 1910 36 0 1911 22 0 1912 22 0 1913 67 0 Sept. 24, 1932 47 0

DATE Dec. 26, 2002* Dec. 31, 2008**

OHIO STATE (5-19-1) DATE Nov. 2, 1929 Nov. 15, 1930 @ Oct. 22, 1932 Oct. 10, 1936 @ Sept. 28, 1940 @ Nov. 1, 1941 Nov. 7, 1942 @ Nov. 6, 1943 Nov. 11, 1944 @ Nov. 10, 1945 Nov. 9, 1946 @ Oct. 25, 1947 Nov. 6, 1948 @ Nov. 5, 1949 Oct. 7, 1950 @ Nov. 10, 1951 Nov. 8, 1952 @ Nov. 6, 1954 @ Jan. 2, 1984* Sept. 14, 1985 @ Sept. 17, 1988 Sept. 18, 1993 Sept. 17, 1994 @ Sept. 23, 1995 Sept. 21, 1996 @ *Fiesta Bowl

PITT 18 7 0 6 7 14 19 6 19 0 13 12 0 10 7 14 21 0 23 7 42 28 3 14 0

OHIO STATE 2 16 0 0 30 21 59 46 54 14 20 0 41 14 41 16 14 26 28 10 10 63 27 54 72

OHIO WESLEYAN (2-0-0) DATE Sept. 26, 1936 Sept. 24, 1937

PITT 53 59

OHIO WESLEYAN 0 0

OKLAHOMA (1-9-1) DATE PITT OKLAHOMA Oct. 4, 1952 @ 20 49 Oct. 3, 1953 7 7 Oct. 1, 1955 @ 14 26 Sept. 21, 1957 0 26 Oct. 1, 1960 @ 14 15 Sept. 25, 1965 13 9 Sept. 27, 1969 @ 8 37 Sept. 25, 1971 29 55 Sept. 20, 1975 @ 10 46 Sept. 15, 1984 10 42 Sept. 15, 1990 @ 10 52

OKLAHOMA STATE (0-1-0) DATE PITT OSU Sept. 17, 2016 @ 38 45

OLD DOMINION (1-0-0) DATE PITT ODU Oct. 19, 2013 35 24

OREGON (2-2-0) DATE PITT OREGON Oct. 27, 1956 14 7 Sept. 28, 1957 @ 6 3 Sept. 26, 1964 @ 13 22 Sept. 18, 1965 15 17

132

*Insight Bowl **Sun Bowl

PITT 38 0

OREGON STATE 13 3

PACIFIC (1-0-0) DATE PITT PACIFIC Sept. 2, 1989 38 3

PENNSYLVANIA (10-1-1) DATE Oct. 23, 1915 @ Oct. 28, 1916 Oct. 27, 1917 Nov. 16, 1918 Nov. 15, 1919 @ Nov. 6, 1920 @ Oct. 29, 1921 @ Nov. 11, 1922 @ Nov. 3, 1923 @ Nov. 14, 1925 @ Nov. 5, 1932 @ Oct. 29, 1949 @

PITT PENNSYLVANIA 14 7 20 0 14 6 37 0 3 3 27 21 28 0 7 6 0 6 14 0 19 12 22 21

PENN STATE (43-50-4) DATE PITT PENN STATE 1893 @ 0 32 1896 @ 4 10 1900* 0 12 1901* 0 33 1902 @ 0 27 1903 0 59 1904 23 5 1905 0 6 1906 0 6 1907 6 0 1908 6 12 1909 0 5 1910 11 0 1911 0 3 1912 0 38 1913 7 6 1914 13 3 Nov. 25, 1915 20 0 Nov. 30, 1916 31 0 Nov. 29, 1917 28 6 Nov. 28, 1918 28 6 Nov. 27, 1919 0 20 Nov. 25, 1920 0 0 Nov. 24, 1921 0 0 Nov. 30, 1922 14 0 Nov. 29, 1923 20 3 Nov. 27, 1924 24 3 Nov. 26, 1925 23 7 Nov. 25, 1926 24 6 Nov. 24, 1927 30 0 Nov. 29, 1928 26 0 Nov. 28, 1929 20 7 Nov. 26, 1930 19 12 Oct. 31, 1931 @ 41 6 Oct. 26, 1935 9 0 Nov. 7, 1936 24 7 Nov. 20, 1937 28 7 Nov. 19, 1938 26 0 Nov. 25, 1939 @ 0 10 Nov. 23, 1940 20 7 Nov. 22, 1941 7 31 Nov. 21, 1942 @ 6 14 Nov. 20, 1943 0 14 Nov. 25, 1944 14 0 Nov. 24, 1945 7 0 Nov. 23, 1946 14 7

DATE Nov. 22, 1947 Nov. 20, 1948 Nov. 19, 1949 Dec. 2, 1950# Nov. 24, 1951 Nov. 22, 1952 Nov. 21, 1953 Nov. 20, 1954 Nov. 19, 1955 @ Nov. 24, 1956 Nov. 23, 1957 Nov. 27, 1958 Nov. 21, 1959 Nov. 19, 1960 Nov. 25, 1961 Nov. 24, 1962 Dec. 7, 1963 Nov. 21, 1964 @ Nov. 20, 1965 Nov. 19, 1966 Nov. 25, 1967 @ Nov. 23, 1968 Nov. 22, 1969 Nov. 21, 1970 @ Nov. 20, 1971 Nov. 25, 1972 @ Nov. 24, 1973 @ Nov. 28, 1974** Nov. 22, 1975** Nov. 26, 1976** @ Nov. 26, 1977 Nov. 25, 1978 @ Nov. 24, 1979 @ Nov. 28, 1980 @ Nov. 28, 1981 Nov. 26, 1982 @ Nov. 19, 1983 Nov. 24, 1984 @ Nov. 23, 1985 Nov. 22, 1986 @ Nov. 14, 1987 Nov. 12, 1988 @ Nov. 25, 1989 Nov. 24, 1990 @ Nov. 28, 1991 Nov. 21, 1992 @ Sept. 6, 1997 @ Sept. 19, 1998 Sept. 11, 1999 @ Sept. 16, 2000** Sept. 10, 2016 *Bellefonte, Pa. #Forbes Field **Three Rivers Stadium

PITT 0 7 19 20 13 0 0 0 20 7 14 21 22 3 26 0 22 0 30 24 6 9 7 15 18 27 13 10 6 24 13 10 29 14 14 10 24 31 0 14 10 14 13 17 20 13 17 13 17 12 42

PENN STATE 29 0 0 21 7 17 17 13 0 7 13 25 7 14 47 16 21 28 27 48 42 65 27 35 55 49 35 31 7 7 15 17 14 9 48 19 24 11 31 34 0 7 16 22 32 57 34 20 20 0 39

PITTSBURGH A.C. (0-3-0) DATE PITT PITTSBURGH A.C. 1893 0 10 1893 10 16 1896 4 6

PITTSBURGH ACADEMY (1-0-0) DATE PITT PITT ACADEMY 1898 24 5

PITTSBURGH H.S. (1-0-0) DATE PITT PITTSBURGH H.S. 1897 8 0

ALL-TIME SERIES DATE PITT PURDUE Oct. 4, 1941 0 6 Nov. 3, 1945 @ 0 28 Oct. 26, 1946 8 10 Nov. 15, 1947 @ 0 28 Nov. 13, 1948 @ 20 13 Aug. 31, 1985 31 30 Sept. 20, 1986 @ 41 26

DATE Sept. 8, 2001 Dec. 4, 2004 @ Oct. 15, 2005 Nov. 4, 2006 @ Nov. 24, 2007 Oct. 2, 2008 @ Oct. 24, 2009 Nov. 20, 2010 @ Sept. 29, 2011 Dec. 1, 2012 @

RICE (0-2-0) DATE PITT RICE Oct. 14, 1950 7 14 Nov. 3, 1951 @ 13 21

RUTGERS (22-8-0)

SOUTH FLORIDA 35 14 17 22 48 21 14 10 17 3

SOUTHERN METHODIST (2-3-1) DATE PITT S.M.U. Oct. 22, 1938 34 7 Oct. 12, 1940 7 7 Oct. 3, 1942 20 7 Sept. 25, 1948 14 33 Jan. 1, 1983* 3 7 Jan. 7, 2012# 6 28 *Cotton Bowl #BBVA Compass Bowl

DATE Sept. 7, 1991 Sept. 2, 1993 @ Dec. 31, 1997* *Liberty Bowl

PITT 35 14 7

SOUTHERN MISS 14 10 41

SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA (1-0-0) PITT 45

SW LOUISIANA 13

STANFORD (2-1-0) DATE PITT STANFORD Dec. 30, 1922 @ 16 7 Jan. 2, 1928* 6 7 Nov. 26, 1932 7 0 *Rose Bowl

DATE PITT ST. LOUIS 1908 @ 13 0

SUSQUEHANNA (1-0-0)

*Dublin, Ireland **Three Rivers Stadium

DATE PITT SUSQUEHANNA 1904 40 0

SEWICKLEY A.A. (1-0-0)

SWISSVALE A.C. (1-0-0) DATE PITT SWISSVALE A.C. 1899 11 0

SEWICKLEY A.C. (1-0-0)

SYRACUSE (38-31-3)

DATE PITT SEWICKLEY A.C. 1894 6 0

SHADY SIDE ACADEMY (0-1-0) SOUTH CAROLINA (3-1-0) DATE Dec. 29, 1980* Oct. 3, 1981 @ Oct. 13, 1984 @ Oct. 5, 1985

THIS IS PITT

*Gator Bowl

PITT SOUTH CAROLINA 37 9 42 28 21 45 42 7

*Yankee Stadium **Shea Stadium

PRO FOOTBALL

DATE PITT SHADY SIDE 1900 0 5

DATE PITT SYRACUSE Oct. 21, 1916 @ 30 0 Oct. 20, 1917 28 0 Oct. 18, 1919 @ 3 24 Oct. 16, 1920 @ 7 7 Oct. 22, 1921 35 0 Oct. 21, 1922 @ 21 14 Oct. 20, 1923* @ 0 3 Nov. 1, 1924 @ 7 7 Nov. 3, 1928 18 0 Oct. 18, 1930 @ 14 0 Sept. 24, 1955 @ 22 12 Sept. 29, 1956 14 7 Nov. 2, 1957 21 24 Nov. 1, 1958 @ 13 16 Oct. 31, 1959 0 35 Oct. 29, 1960 @ 10 0 Nov. 4, 1961 @ 9 28 Nov. 3, 1962 24 6

HISTORY

DATE PITT SEWICKLEY A.A. 1896 18 0

RECORD BOOK

ST. LOUIS (1-0-0)

2016 SEASON

DATE Aug. 30, 1997

PLAYER PROFILES

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (2-1-0)

DATE PITT SYRACUSE Nov. 2, 1963 35 27 Oct. 31, 1964 @ 6 21 Oct. 30, 1965** @ 13 51 Oct. 29, 1966 @ 7 33 Nov. 4, 1967 7 14 Oct. 12, 1968 @ 17 50 Nov. 1, 1969 21 20 Oct. 31, 1970 @ 13 43 Oct. 30, 1971 31 21 Oct. 28, 1972 @ 6 10 Nov. 3, 1973 28 14 Nov. 2, 1974 @ 21 13 Nov. 1, 1975 @ 38 0 Oct. 30, 1976 23 13 Oct. 22, 1977 28 21 Nov. 4, 1978 @ 18 17 Nov. 3, 1979 28 21 Nov. 1, 1980 @ 43 6 Oct. 24, 1981 23 10 Oct. 23, 1982 @ 14 0 Oct. 29, 1983 13 10 Nov. 3, 1984 @ 7 13 Nov. 2, 1985 0 12 Nov. 1, 1986 @ 20 24 Oct. 31, 1987 10 24 Dec. 3, 1988 @ 7 24 Sept. 23, 1989 30 23 Sept. 22, 1990 @ 20 20 Oct. 19, 1991 27 31 Oct. 31, 1992 @ 10 41 Oct. 16, 1993 21 24 Oct. 8, 1994 @ 7 31 Nov. 11, 1995 10 42 Oct. 12, 1996 @ 7 55 Nov. 15, 1997 27 32 Oct. 31, 1998 @ 28 45 Oct. 7, 1999 17 24 Oct. 7, 2000 @ 17 24 (2OT) Oct. 13, 2001 10 42 Oct. 5, 2002 @ 48 24 Oct. 25, 2003 34 14 Nov. 6, 2004 @ 31 38 (2OT) Oct. 22, 2005 34 17 Oct. 7, 2006 @ 21 11 Nov. 3, 2007 20 17 Sept. 27, 2008 @ 34 24 Nov. 7, 2009 37 10 Oct. 16, 2010 @ 45 14 Dec. 3, 2011 33 20 Oct. 5, 2012 @ 13 14 Nov. 23, 2013 @ 17 16 Nov. 22, 2014 30 7 Oct. 24, 2015 @ 23 20 Nov. 26, 2016 76 61

STAFF

DATE PITT RUTGERS Nov. 7, 1981 @ 47 3 Nov. 20, 1982 52 6 Oct. 19, 1985 @ 38 10 Nov. 15, 1986 20 6 Nov. 7, 1987 @ 17 0 Nov. 5, 1988 20 10 Dec. 2, 1989* 46 29 Oct. 13, 1990 45 21 Nov. 9, 1991 22 17 Sept. 17, 1992 @ 16 21 Oct. 28, 1993 @ 21 10 Nov. 19, 1994 35 21 Oct. 28, 1995 @ 24 42 Nov. 30, 1996 24 9 Oct. 25, 1997 @ 55 48 (2OT) Oct. 17, 1998 21 25 Oct. 23, 1999 @ 38 15 Sept. 23, 2000** 29 17 Nov. 10, 2001 @ 42 0 Sept. 21, 2002 23 3 Oct. 18, 2003 @ 42 32 Oct. 23, 2004 41 17 Sept. 30, 2005 @ 29 37 Oct. 21, 2006 10 20 Nov. 17, 2007 @ 16 20 Oct. 25, 2008 34 54 Oct. 16, 2009 @ 24 17 Oct. 23, 2010 41 21 Oct. 8, 2011 @ 10 34 Nov. 24, 2012 27 6

PITT 26 43 31 12 37 26 41 17 44 27

PREVIEW

SOUTH FLORIDA (7-3-0)

MEDIA

PURDUE (3-4-0)

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

133

ALL-TIME SERIES TEMPLE (27-8-1)

TOLEDO (2-1-0)

DATE PITT TEMPLE Oct. 1, 1938 @ 28 6 Nov. 4, 1939 @ 13 7 Oct. 27, 1945 0 6 Oct. 12, 1946 0 0 Nov. 9, 1974 35 24 Oct. 11, 1975 @ 55 6 Sept. 25, 1976 21 7 Sept. 24, 1977 @ 76 0 Sept. 23, 1978 20 12 Sept. 29, 1979 @ 10 9 Sept. 27, 1980 36 2 Nov. 21, 1981 @ 35 0 Oct. 16, 1982 38 17 Sept. 10, 1983 35 0 Sept. 22, 1984 @ 12 13 Nov. 9, 1985 @ 21 17 Oct. 4, 1986 13 19 Sept. 19, 1987 21 24 Oct. 15, 1988 42 7 Oct. 7, 1989 @ 27 3 Nov. 10, 1990 18 28 Sept. 14, 1991 26 7 Oct. 17, 1992 @ 27 20 Nov. 20, 1993 @ 28 18 Oct. 29, 1994 45 19 Oct. 14, 1995 @ 27 29 Oct. 5, 1996 53 52 Oct. 4, 1997 @ 13 17 Nov. 7, 1998 33 34 Oct. 2, 1999 55 24 Nov. 18, 2000 @ 7 0 Oct. 27, 2001 @ 33 7 Nov. 9, 2002 29 22 Nov. 22, 2003 @ 30 16 Oct. 9, 2004 @ 27 22 Oct. 27, 2012 47 17

DATE PITT TOLEDO Sept. 28, 2002 37 19 Sept. 20, 2003 @ 31 35 Sept. 30, 2006 45 3

TENNESSEE (2-0-0) DATE PITT TENNESSEE Oct. 25, 1980 @ 30 6 Sept. 3, 1983 @ 13 3

TEXAS (0-3-0) DATE PITT Dec. 31, 1987* 27 Sept. 3, 1994 28 Sept. 16, 1995 @ 27 *Bluebonnet Bowl

TEXAS 32 30 38

*John Hancock Bowl

PITT 31 12 37

TEXAS A&M 28 14 26

TEXAS CHRISTIAN (0-1-1) DATE PITT TCU Oct. 24, 1959 3 13 Oct. 22, 1960 @ 7 7

THIEL (4-0-0) DATE PITT THIEL 1900 47 0 1901 17 0 Sept. 24, 1927 42 0 Sept. 29, 1928 20 0

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DATE PITT TULANE Oct. 18, 1969 22 26 Oct. 16, 1971 @ 8 33 Oct. 7, 1972 @ 6 38 Oct. 6, 1973 6 24 Oct. 29, 1977 48 0 Sept. 16, 1978 @ 24 6 Nov. 10, 1984 21 10

UAB (2-0-0) DATE PITT UAB Dec. 1, 2001 24 6 Sept. 14, 2002 @ 26 20

UCLA (5-9-0) DATE PITT Sept. 20, 1958 @ 27 Oct. 3, 1959 25 Sept. 17, 1960 @ 7 Oct. 21, 1961 @ 6 Oct. 20, 1962 8 Sept. 20, 1963 @ 20 Sept. 12, 1964 @ 12 Sept. 17, 1966 @ 14 Sept. 23, 1967 8 Sept. 21, 1968 @ 7 Sept. 20, 1969 @ 8 Sept. 19, 1970 15 Sept. 11, 1971 @ 29 Sept. 16, 1972 28

UCLA 6 21 8 20 6 0 17 57 40 63 42 24 25 38

USC (4-6-0) DATE PITT Jan. 1, 1930* 14 Jan. 1, 1933* 0 Oct. 13, 1934 20 Dec. 14, 1935 @ 12 Sept. 24, 1954 @ 7 Oct. 4, 1957 @ 20 Sept. 25, 1959 @ 0 Nov. 18, 1961 10 Nov. 13, 1965 @ 0 Sept. 28, 1974 7 *Rose Bowl

TEXAS A&M (2-1-0) DATE Dec. 30, 1989* Sept. 7, 2002 Sept. 27, 2003 @

TULANE (3-4-0)

USC 47 35 6 7 27 14 23 9 28 16

UTAH (0-3-0) DATE PITT Jan. 1, 2005* 7 Sept. 2, 2010 @ 24 Oct. 15, 2011 14 *Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

UTAH 35 27 (OT) 26

VILLANOVA (3-0-0) DATE PITT VILLANOVA 1911 12 0 Sept. 5, 1998 48 41 Sept. 3, 2016 28 7

VIRGINIA (6-3-0) DATE PITT VIRGINIA Nov. 17, 1953 @ 26 0 Nov. 5, 1955 18 7 Dec. 27, 2003* 16 23 Sept. 2, 2006 38 13 Sept. 29, 2007 @ 14 44 Sept. 28, 2013 14 3 Oct. 4, 2014 @ 19 24

DATE PITT VIRGINIA Oct. 10, 2015 26 19 Oct. 15, 2016 @ 45 31 *Continental Tire Bowl

VIRGINIA TECH (7-9-0) DATE Sept. 11, 1993 Oct. 22, 1994 @ Sept. 30, 1995 Oct. 26, 1996 @ Nov. 22, 1997 Sept. 26, 1998 @ Oct. 30, 1999 Oct. 28, 2000 @ Nov. 3, 2001 Nov. 2, 2002 @ Nov. 8, 2003 Sept. 15, 2012 Oct. 12, 2013 @ Oct. 16, 2014 Oct. 3, 2015 @ Oct. 27, 2016

PITT 21 7 16 17 30 7 17 34 38 28 31 35 9 21 17 36

VIRGINIA TECH 63 45 26 34 23 27 30 37 7 21 28 17 19 16 13 39

WASHINGTON (4-1-0) DATE Jan. 1, 1937* Sept. 30, 1939 @ Oct. 7, 1961 @ Sept. 28, 1963 Oct. 20, 1979 @ *Rose Bowl

PITT WASHINGTON 21 0 27 6 17 22 13 6 26 14

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON (18-13-2) DATE PITT 1890 0 1891 6 1892 6 1893 0 1895 0 1905 11 1906 0 1907 2 1908 0 1909 17 1910 14 1911 12 1912 0 1913 6 1914 10 Nov. 6, 1915 19 Nov. 11, 1916 37 Nov. 10, 1917 13 Nov. 9, 1918 34 Nov. 8, 1919 7 Nov. 13, 1920 7 Nov. 12, 1921 0 Nov. 18, 1922 19 Nov. 17, 1923 13 Nov. 15, 1924 0 Nov. 7, 1925 6 Nov. 13, 1926 0 Nov. 5, 1927 0 Nov. 10, 1928 25 Nov. 9, 1929 21 Sept. 30, 1933 9 Sept. 29, 1934 26 Oct. 5, 1935 @ 35

W&J 32 40 18 12 28 0 4 9 14 3 0 0 13 18 13 0 0 10 0 6 0 7 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0

WASHINGTON & LEE (1-0-0) DATE Sept. 26, 1925

PITT WASHINGTON & LEE 26 0

ALL-TIME SERIES WASHINGTON STATE (1-0-0) PITT WASHINGTON STATE 17 13

WAYNESBURG (5-1-0)

W. PENN. MED (1-0-0) DATE PITT W. PENN. MED 1891 54 0 DATE Oct. 11, 1930 @ Oct. 17, 1931 Oct. 30, 1948 @

PITT WESTERN RESERVE 52 0 32 0 20 0

DATE PITT W.T.S. 1896 4 0

WESTMINSTER (15-0-2)

WEST VIRGINIA (61-40-3)

DATE PITT WHEELING TIGERS 1895 0 12 1896 6 11

WILLIAM & MARY (5-0-0) DATE Sept. 24, 1949 Oct. 3, 1964 Oct. 5, 1968 Sept. 27, 1975 Sept. 17, 1977

PITT WILLIAM & MARY 13 7 34 7 14 3 47 0 28 6

WISCONSIN (3-0-0) DATE PITT WISCONSIN Oct. 23, 1937 21 0 Oct. 15, 1938 @ 26 6 Oct. 14, 1967 @ 13 11

WOOSTER (1-0-0) DATE PITT WOOSTER 1907 51 0

YOUNGSTOWN STATE (3-1-0) DATE PITT YSU Sept. 24, 2005 41 0 Sept. 5, 2009 38 3 Sept. 1, 2012 17 31 Sept. 5, 2015 45 37

THIS IS PITT

WEST VIRGINIA 8 6 6 0 23 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 13 13 9 13 7 7 7 0 9

WHEELING TIGERS (0-2-0)

PRO FOOTBALL

PITT 0 0 5 12 6 6 53 17 10 11 0 38 40 14 26 34 21 6 7 14 15 17 40 6

*Wheeling, W.Va. **Fairmont, W.Va. ***Three Rivers Stadium

HISTORY

DATE Oct. 26. 1895* Oct. 27, 1898** Oct. 6, 1900 @ Oct. 5, 1901 @ Oct. 22, 1902 Oct. 3, 1903 @ Nov. 8, 1904 Nov. 10, 1906 Nov. 9, 1907 Nov. 7, 1908 Nov. 6, 1909 @ Nov. 5, 1910 Oct. 11, 1913 Sept. 29, 1917 @ Oct. 11, 1919 Oct. 9, 1920 Oct. 8, 1921 Oct. 14, 1922 Oct. 13, 1923 Oct. 11, 1924 Oct. 10, 1925 Nov. 6, 1926 Oct. 8, 1927 Oct. 13, 1928

WEST VIRGINIA 7 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 7 17 6 7 7 12 16 17 10 7 13 7 8 23 0 20 15 10 0 63 14 15 38 49 35 20 38 7 14 17 16 3 7 17 14 0 13 24

RECORD BOOK

*Wilkinsburg, Pa.

PITT 27 16 34 40 21 27 24 34 20 19 20 20 26 20 33 2 16 20 21 32 0 7 13 26 14 6 15 15 42 6 8 13 14 48 17 0 15 18 36 9 20 35 31 14 24 44 52 24 42 17 16 21

2016 SEASON

DATE PITT WESTMINSTER 1898 5 0 1899 11 11 1900 17 5 1901 11 0 1902 6 6 1904 38 0 1905 11 0 1906 17 0 1910* 18 0 1911 23 0 1912 13 3 1914 @ 21 10 Oct. 2, 1915 32 0 Oct. 7, 1916 57 0 Nov. 3, 1917 25 0 Oct. 30, 1926 88 0 Oct. 27, 1934 @ 30 0

DATE Oct. 12, 1929 Oct. 4, 1930 @ Oct. 10, 1931 Oct. 1, 1932 @ Oct. 7, 1933 @ Oct. 6, 1934 @ Oct. 12, 1935 Oct. 3, 1936 Oct. 2, 1937 @ Sept. 24, 1938 Oct. 7, 1939 Oct. 9, 1943 Sept. 23, 1944 Sept. 29, 1945 Sept. 28, 1946 Nov. 29, 1947 Oct. 9, 1948 Oct. 8, 1949 @ Nov. 4, 1950 Nov. 17, 1951 Oct. 25, 1952 Sept. 26, 1953 Oct. 30, 1954 @ Nov. 12, 1955 Sept. 22, 1956 @ Nov. 9, 1957 Oct. 18, 1958 Oct. 17, 1959 @ Oct. 15, 1960 Oct. 14, 1961 Oct. 13, 1962 Oct. 19, 1963 @ Oct. 10, 1964 Oct. 2, 1965 @ Oct. 8, 1966 Oct. 7, 1967 @ Sept. 28, 1968 Oct. 25, 1969 @ Oct. 17, 1970 Oct. 2, 1971 @ Nov. 4, 1972 Oct. 13, 1973 @ Oct. 12, 1974 Nov. 8, 1975 @ Nov. 13, 1976 Nov. 5, 1977 @ Nov. 11, 1978 Nov. 10, 1979 @ Oct. 18, 1980 Oct. 10, 1981 @ Oct. 2, 1982 Oct. 1, 1983 @

PLAYER PROFILES

WESTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (1-0-0)

Mick Williams (left) and Oderick Turner celebrate Pitt’s 13-9 victory in the 100th “Backyard Brawl” vs. West Virginia on December 1, 2007.

WEST VIRGINIA 28 10 16 3 31 31 38 3 44 42 47 21 34 38 (3OT) 52 52 28 17 24 52 13 45 45 9 15 19 35 21

STAFF

WESTERN RESERVE (3-0-0)

PITT 10 10 48 6 10 31 24 34 6 21 41 0 0 41 14 21 38 23 17 31 16 13 27 13 19 16 10 20

PREVIEW

DATE PITT WAYNESBURG 1897 5 14 1904 83 0 1910 42 0 Sept. 28, 1929 53 0 Sept. 27, 1930 52 0 Sept. 28, 1935 14 0

DATE Sept. 29, 1984 Sept. 28, 1985 @ Sept. 27, 1986 Sept. 26, 1987 @ Sept. 24, 1988 Sept. 30, 1989 @ Sept. 29, 1990 Aug. 31, 1991 @ Sept. 12, 1992 Oct. 23, 1993 @ Oct. 15, 1994 Nov. 24, 1995 @ Aug. 31, 1996 Nov. 28, 1997 @ Nov. 27, 1998*** Nov. 27, 1999 @ Nov. 24, 2000*** Nov. 24, 2001 @ Nov. 30, 2002 Nov. 15, 2003 @ Nov. 25, 2004 Nov. 24, 2005 @ Nov. 16, 2006 Dec. 1, 2007 @ Nov. 28, 2008 Nov. 27, 2009 @ Nov. 26, 2010 Nov. 25, 2011 @

MEDIA

DATE Sept. 2, 1995

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

135

YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS YEAR W L T PTS. OPP. COACH

YEAR W L T PTS. OPP. COACH

YEAR W L T PTS. OPP. COACH

1890 1 2 0 10 74 None 1891 2 5 0 74 98 None 1892 4 2 0 38 46 None 1893 1 4 0 14 70 Anson F. Harrold 1894 1 1 0 6 44 None 1895 1 6 0 30 136 J.P. Linn 1896 3 6 0 42 69 George W. Hoskins 1897 1 3 0 13 91 Tho­mas G. Trenchard 1898 5 2 1 74 34 Dr. Fred Robinson 1899 3 1 1 43 23 Dr. Fred Robinson 1900 5 4 0 110 33 Dr. M. Roy Jackson 1901 7 2 1 96 53 Wilbur D. Hockensmith 1902 5 6 1 128 129 Frederick J. Crolius 1903 0 8 1 20 262 Arthur St. L. Mosse 1904 10 0 0 407 5 Arthur St. L. Mosse 1905 10 2 0 405 36 Arthur St. L. Mosse 1906 6 4 0 229 55 E. R. Wingard 1907 8 2 0 147 27 John A. Moorhead 1908 8 3 0 140 36 Jo­seph H. Thompson 1909 6 2 1 94 26 Jo­seph H. Thompson 1910 9 0 0 282 0 Jo­seph H. Thompson 1911 4 3 1 72 29 Jo­seph H. Thompson 1912 3 6 0 113 121 Jo­seph H. Thompson 1913 6 2 1 165 46 Jo­seph M. Duff 1914 8 1 0 207 38 Jo­seph M. Duff 1915 8 0 0 247 26 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1916 8 0 0 255 25 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1917 10 0 0 260 31 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1918 4 1 0 140 16 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1919 6 2 1 119 66 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1920 6 0 2 146 44 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1921 5 3 1 133 50 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1922 8 2 0 190 43 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1923 5 4 0 83 45 Glenn S. “Pop” Warner 1924 5 3 1 98 43 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1925 8 1 0 151 34 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1926 5 2 2 170 73 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1927 8 1 1 289 27 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1928 6 2 1 177 15 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1929 9 1 0 291 90 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1930 6 2 1 186 69 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1931 8 1 0 280 37 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1932 8 1 2 182 60 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1933 8 1 0 147 13 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1934 8 1 0 205 44 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1935 7 1 2 135 28 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1936 8 1 1 214 34 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1937 9 0 1 203 34 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1938 8 2 0 213 59 Dr. John B. Sutherland 1939 5 4 0 119 98 Charles W. Bowser

1940 3 4 1 85 102 Charles W. Bowser 1941 3 6 0 82 171 Charles W. Bowser 1942 3 6 0 90 190 Charles W. Bowser 1943 3 5 0 114 174 Clark D. Shaughnessy 1944 4 5 0 147 293 Clark D. Shaughnessy 1945 3 7 0 87 141 Clark D. Shaughnessy 1946 3 5 1 88 136 Wesley E. Fesler 1947 1 8 0 26 267 Walter S. Milligan 1948 6 3 0 119 154 Walter S. Milligan 1949 6 3 0 156 154 Walter S. Milligan 1950 1 8 0 99 204 Leonard J. Casanova 1951 3 7 0 156 215 Tom Hamilton 1952 6 3 0 187 156 Lowell P. Dawson 1953 3 5 1 143 138 Lowell P. Dawson 1954 4 5 0 83 188 Lowell P. Dawson/ Tom Hamilton (Hamilton replaced Dawson after three games) 1955 7 4 0 181 122 John Michelosen 1956 7 3 1 156 119 John Michelosen 1957 4 6 0 134 157 John Michelosen 1958 5 4 1 163 138 John Michelosen 1959 6 4 0 148 164 John Michelosen 1960 4 3 3 134 77 John Michelosen 1961 3 7 0 145 209 John Michelosen 1962 5 5 0 142 185 John Michelosen 1963 9 1 0 236 130 John Michelosen 1964 3 5 2 152 154 John Michelosen 1965 3 7 0 173 311 John Michelosen 1966 1 9 0 105 326 Dav­id R. Hart 1967 1 9 0 73 295 Dav­id R. Hart 1968 1 9 0 99 393 Dav­id R. Hart 1969 4 6 0 166 287 Carl A. DePasqua 1970 5 5 0 179 245 Carl A. DePasqua 1971 3 8 0 216 388 Carl A. DePasqua 1972 1 10 0 193 350 Carl A. DePasqua 1973 6 5 1 225 211 John Majors 1974 7 4 0 227 202 John Majors 1975 8 4 0 322 161 John Majors 1976 12 0 0 381 133 John Majors 1977 9 2 1 428 134 Jackie Sherrill 1978 8 4 0 263 187 Jackie Sherrill 1979 11 1 0 291 116 Jackie Sherrill 1980 11 1 0 380 130 Jackie Sherrill 1981 11 1 0 385 160 Jackie Sherrill 1982 9 3 0 300 139 Serafino “Foge” Fazio 1983 8 3 1 288 165 Serafino “Foge” Fazio

1984 3 7 1 178 247 Serafino “Foge” Fazio 1985 5 5 1 202 187 Serafino “Foge” Fazio 1986 5 5 1 253 209 Mike Gottfried 1987 8 4 0 230 146 Mike Gottfried 1988 6 5 0 300 183 Mike Gottfried 1989 8 3 1 333 268 Mike Gottfried/ Paul Hackett (Hackett coached John Hancock Bowl) 1990 3 7 1 240 293 Paul Hackett 1991 6 5 0 244 241 Paul Hackett 1992 3 9 0 289 429 Paul Hackett/ Sal Sunseri (Sunseri coached Pitt’s final game versus Hawaii) 1993 3 8 0 168 371 John Majors 1994 3 8 0 246 307 John Majors 1995 2 9 0 217 329 John Majors 1996 4 7 0 214 430 John Majors 1997 6 6 0 333 354 Walt Harris 1998 2 9 0 234 334 Walt Harris 1999 5 6 0 281 278 Walt Harris 2000 7 5 0 296 247 Walt Harris 2001 7 5 0 296 245 Walt Harris 2002 9 4 0 331 232 Walt Harris 2003 8 5 0 389 311 Walt Harris 2004 8 4 0 325 288 Walt Harris 2005 5 6 0 267 243 Dave Wannstedt 2006 6 6 0 381 274 Dave Wannstedt 2007 5 7 0 274 291 Dave Wannstedt 2008 9 4 0 352 279 Dave Wannstedt 2009 10 3 0 417 257 Dave Wannstedt 2010 8 5 0 342 247 Dave Wannstedt/ Phil Bennett (Bennett coached BBVA Compass Bowl) 2011 6 7 0 315 297  Todd Graham/ Keith Patterson (Patterson coached BBVA Compass Bowl) 2012 6 7 0 346 274 Paul Chryst 2013 7 6 0 342 353 Paul Chryst 2014 6 7 0 414 342 Paul Chryst/ Joe Rudolph (Rudolph coached Armed Forces Bowl) 2015 8 5 0 367 339 Pat Narduzzi 2016 8 5 0 532 458 Pat Narduzzi Total 712-520-42

136

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1890 MEDIA

NO COACH PITT OPP. 0.......................Allegheny AA...................... 38 0.......................W&J.................................... 32 10.......................Geneva................................. 4 10.......................Record: 1-2....................... 74

PREVIEW

1891

STAFF

NO COACH PITT OPP. 6.......................W&J.................................... 40 6.......................Geneva................................. 0 54.......................W. Penn. Med........................ 0 4.......................Geneva............................... 12 0.......................East End Gym­nas­tics......... 24 4.......................Geneva................................. 6 0.......................Indiana Teachers................ 16 74.......................Record: 2-5....................... 98

1892

1893

1894

1895

*Neutral Game Site Wheeling, WV

COACH: DR. FRED ROBINSON PITT OPP. 11.......................Westminster....................... 11 16.......................Grove City............................. 0 11.......................Swissvale AC........................ 0 5.......................Bethany................................ 0 0.......................J.F. Lalus AC....................... 12 43.......................Record: 3-1-1.................... 23



*Forfeit

1897 COACH: THOMAS GAWTHROP TRENCHARD PITT OPP. 8.......................Pittsburgh HS....................... 0 0.......................Latrobe............................... 30 0.......................Greensburg AA................... 47 5.......................Waynesburg........................ 14 13.......................Record: 1-3....................... 91

1898



*Neutral Game Site Fairmont, WV

COACH: DR. M. ROY JACK­SON PITT OPP. 0.......................Penn State*....................... 12 5.......................West Virginia........................ 6 0.......................D.C. & A.C............................ 5 12.......................Grove City............................. 0 12.......................California Teachers.............. 0 17.......................Akron (Buchtel).................... 0 47.......................Thiel..................................... 0 17.......................Westminster......................... 5 0.......................Shady Side Academy............ 5 110.......................Record: 5-4....................... 33

*Neutral Game Site Bellefonte, PA

1901 COACH: WILBUR D. HOCKENSMITH PITT OPP. 0.......................Penn State*....................... 33 12.......................West Virginia........................ 0 0.......................Indiana Teachers.................. 0 11.......................Allegheny............................. 0 18.......................Duquesne............................. 0 .......................(Pgh. College H. Ch.) 15.......................California Teachers.............. 0 12.......................Geneva................................. 5 17.......................Thiel..................................... 0 11.......................Westminster......................... 0 0.......................Allegheny........................... 15 96.......................Record: 7-2-1.................... 53

*Neutral Game Site Bellefonte, PA

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

THIS IS PITT

COACH: DR. FRED ROBINSON PITT OPP. 6.......................Duquesne AC........................ 5 24.......................Pittsburgh Academy............. 5 5.......................Westminster......................... 0 0.......................West Virginia*...................... 6 10.......................Grove City........................... 12 17.......................Natrona AC........................... 0 6.......................New Castle Terrors............... 6 6.......................California Teachers.............. 0 74.......................Record: 5-2-1.................... 34

1900

PRO FOOTBALL



1899

COACH: GEORGE W. HOSKINS PITT OPP. 4.......................Pittsburgh AC....................... 6 [email protected] State...................... 10 0.......................Latrobe................................. 4 0.......................D.C. & A.C.......................... 26 4.......................Western Theol. Sem.............. 0 *[email protected] 0 18.......................Sewickley AA........................ 0 6.......................Wheeling Tigers.................. 11 0.......................Grove City........................... 12 42.......................Record: 3-6....................... 69

HISTORY

COACH: J.P. LINN PITT OPP. 0.......................D.C. & A.C.......................... 36 2.......................Greensburg AA................... 42 22.......................Emerald AA.......................... 0 0.......................West Virginia*...................... 8 0.......................W&J.................................... 28 6.......................Carnegie AC....................... 10 0.......................Wheeling Tigers.................. 12 30.......................Record: 1-6..................... 136

1896

RECORD BOOK

NO COACH PITT OPP. 6.......................Sewickley AC........................ 0 0.......................Indiana Teachers................ 44 6.......................Record: 1-1....................... 44

Western University of Pennsylvania’s football team, circa 1890

2016 SEASON

COACH: ANSON F. HARROLD PITT OPP. 0.......................Pittsburgh AC..................... 10 4.......................Allegheny AA........................ 0 10.......................Pittsburgh AC..................... 16 [email protected] State...................... 32 0.......................W&J.................................... 12 14.......................Record: 1-4....................... 70

PLAYER PROFILES

NO COACH PITT OPP. 0.......................East End Gymnastics......... 16 6.......................Geneva................................. 4 12.......................Kiski..................................... 0 8.......................Indiana Teachers.................. 6 6.......................Greensburg AA..................... 2 6.......................W&J.................................... 18 38.......................Record: 4-2....................... 46

137

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1902

1906

1911

COACH: FREDERICK J. CROLIUS PITT OPP. 5.......................Allegheny AA...................... 15 24.......................Bucknell............................... 0 [email protected] State...................... 27 16.......................Grove City............................. 0 6.......................Westminster......................... 6 6.......................West Virginia...................... 23 2.......................Geneva............................... 22 34.......................Ohio..................................... 0 0.......................Allegheny............................. 6 0.......................Geneva............................... 30 29.......................Allegheny AC........................ 0 6.......................Mount Union......................... 0 128.........................Record: 5-6-1......................129

COACH: E.R. WINGARD PITT OPP. 17.......................Westminster......................... 0 66.......................Hiram................................... 0 74.......................Allegheny............................. 0 0.......................Carlisle.............................. 22 31.......................Carnegie Tech...................... 0 [email protected] 23 17.......................West Virginia........................ 0 0.......................W&J...................................... 4 24.......................Grove City............................. 0 0.......................Penn State........................... 6 229.......................Record: 6-4....................... 55

COACH: JOSEPH H. TH­OMP­SON PITT OPP. 23.......................Westminster......................... 0 22.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 0.......................Carlisle.............................. 17 [email protected] 9 0.......................Notre Dame.......................... 0 12.......................Villanova.............................. 0 12.......................W&J...................................... 0 0.......................Penn State........................... 3 72.......................Record: 4-3-1.................... 29

1903 COACH: ARTHUR ST. L. MOSSE PITT OPP. 6.......................West Virginia...................... 24 0.......................Geneva............................... 57 6.......................Manchester AC................... 11 2.......................Bellevue Outing Club........... 6 0.......................Penn State......................... 59 0.......................Geneva............................... 32 0.......................East End AA....................... 28 0.......................Grove City............................. 0 6.......................Marietta............................. 45 20.......................Record: 0-8-1.................. 262

1904 COACH: ARTHUR ST. L. MOSSE PITT OPP. 12.......................Grove City............................. 0 67.......................Mount Union......................... 0 38.......................Westminster......................... 0 30.......................Geneva................................. 0 40.......................Susquehanna....................... 0 40.......................California (Pa.).................... 0 83.......................Waynesburg.......................... 0 53.......................West Virginia........................ 0 21.......................Bethany................................ 0 23.......................Penn State........................... 5 407.......................Record: 10-0....................... 5

1905 COACH: ARTHUR ST. L. MOSSE PITT OPP. 11.......................Westminster......................... 0 71.......................California (Pa.).................... 0 [email protected] 30 24.......................Dickinson............................. 0 57.......................Mount Union......................... 0 48.......................Bethany................................ 0 53.......................Franklin & Marshall............. 0 11.......................W&J...................................... 0 67.......................Butler Y................................ 0 51.......................Ohio..................................... 0 [email protected] 0 0.......................Penn State........................... 6 405.......................Record: 10-2..................... 36

1907 COACH: JOHN A. MOORHEAD PITT OPP. 6.......................Marietta............................... 0 6.......................Carnegie Tech...................... 0 33.......................Muskingum.......................... 0 12.......................Bucknell............................... 0 [email protected] 18 16.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 10.......................West Virginia........................ 0 2.......................W&J...................................... 9 51.......................Wooster................................ 0 6.......................Penn State........................... 0 147.......................Record: 8-2....................... 27

1908 COACH: JOSEPH H. TH­OMP­SON PITT OPP. 26.......................Mount Union......................... 4 27.......................Bethany................................ 0 7.......................Marietta............................... 0 22.......................Bucknell............................... 0 [email protected] Louis........................... 0 22.......................Carnegie Tech...................... 0 11.......................West Virginia....................... 0 0.......................Carlisle................................ 6 6.......................Gettysburg........................... 0 6.......................Penn State......................... 12 0.......................W&J.................................... 14 140.......................Record: 8-3....................... 36

1909 COACH: JOSEPH H. TH­OMP­SON PITT OPP. 16.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 12.......................Marietta............................... 0 18.......................Bucknell............................... 6 14.......................Carlisle................................ 3 0.......................Notre Dame.......................... 6 [email protected] Virginia.................... 0 17.......................W&J...................................... 3 17.......................Mount Union......................... 3 0.......................Penn State........................... 5 94.......................Record: 6-2-1.................... 26

1910 COACH: JOSEPH H. TH­OMP­SON PITT OPP. 36.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 18.......................Westminster*....................... 0 42.......................Waynesburg.......................... 0 17.......................Georgetown.......................... 0 71.......................Ohio..................................... 0 38.......................West Virginia........................ 0 14.......................W&J...................................... 0 35.......................Carnegie Tech...................... 0 11.......................Penn State........................... 0 282.......................Record: 9-0......................... 0

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*Neutral Site Game D.C. & A.C. Park, Wilkinsburg

1912 COACH: JOSEPH H. THOMPSON PITT OPP. 22.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 13.......................Westminster......................... 3 0.......................Bucknell............................... 6 8.......................Carlisle.............................. 45 [email protected].......................... 13 0.......................Notre Dame.......................... 3 64.......................Maryland.............................. 0 0.......................W&J.................................... 13 0.......................Penn State......................... 38 113.......................Record: 3-6..................... 121

1913 COACH: JOSEPH M. DUFF PITT OPP. 67.......................Ohio Northern....................... 0 [email protected] 0 40.......................West Virginia........................ 0 12.......................Carlisle................................ 6 [email protected] 7 0.......................Bucknell............................... 9 13.......................Lafayette.............................. 0 6.......................W&J.................................... 18 7.......................Penn State........................... 6 165.......................Record: 6-2-1.................... 46

1914 COACH: JOSEPH M. DUFF PITT OPP. [email protected] 3 [email protected] 10 [email protected] 6 10.......................Carlisle................................ 3 21.......................Georgetown.......................... 0 96.......................Dickinson............................. 0 10.......................W&J.................................... 13 14.......................Carnegie Tech...................... 0 13.......................Penn State........................... 3 207.......................Record: 8-1....................... 38

1915 COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 10/2 Westminster 32-0 W 10/9 @Navy 47-12 W 10/16 Carlisle 45-0 W 10/23 @Pennsylvania 14-7 W 10/30 Allegheny 42-7 W 11/6 W&J 19-0 W 11/13 Carnegie Tech 28-0 W 11/25 Penn State 20-0 W Record: 8-0 Total: 247-26

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1926

UNANIMOUS NATIONAL CHAM­PI­ONS COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 10/7 Westminster 57-0 W 10/14 @Navy 20-19 W 10/21 @Syracuse 30-0 W 10/28 Pennsylvania 20-0 W 11/4 Allegheny 46-0 W 11/11 W&J 37-0 W 11/18 Carnegie Tech 14-6 W 11/30 Penn State 31-0 W Record: 8-0 Total: 255-25

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 @Geneva 28-0 W 10/1 @Lafayette 6-0 L 10/8 West Virginia 21-13 W 10/15 Cincinnati 21-14 W 10/22 Syracuse 35-0 W 10/29 @Pennsylvania 28-0 W 11/5 Nebraska 10-0 L 11/12 W&J 7-0 L 11/24 Penn State 0-0 T Record: 5-3-1 Total: 133-50

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/25 Allegheny 9-7 W 10/2 Georgetown 6-6 T 10/9 Lafayette 17-7 L 10/16 Colgate 19-16 W 10/23 Carnegie Tech 4-0 L 10/30 Westminster 88-0 W 11/6 West Virginia 17-7 W 11/13 W&J 0-0 T 11/25 Penn State 24-6 W Record: 5-2-2 Total: 170-73

1917

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/29 @Bucknell 21-0 W 10/6 Lafayette 7-0 W 10/13 West Virginia 13-7 L 10/20 @Syracuse* 3-0 L 10/27 Carnegie Tech 7-2 L 11/3 @Pennsylvania 6-0 L 11/10 Grove City 13-7 W 11/17 W&J 13-6 W 11/29 Penn State 20-3 W Record: 5-4 Total: 83-45

1928

UNANIMOUS NATIONAL CHAM­PI­ONS COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 11/9 W&J 34-0 W 11/16 Pennsylvania 37-0 W 11/23 Georgia Tech 32-0 W 11/28 Penn State 28-6 W 11/30 @Cleveland 10-9 L Naval Reserves Record: 4-1 Total: 140-16

1919

1920

1924

1929

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/27 Grove City 14-0 W 10/4 Lafayette 10-0 L 10/11 West Virginia 14-7 W 10/18 @Johns Hopkins 26-0 W 10/25 Carnegie Tech 6-0 L 11/1 @Syracuse 7-7 T 11/8 Geneva 13-0 W 11/15 W&J 10-0 L 11/27 Penn State 24-3 W Record: 5-3-1 Total: 98-43

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/28 Waynesburg 53-0 W 10/5 @Duke 52-7 W 10/12 West Virginia 27-7 W 10/19 @Nebraska 12-7 W 10/26 @Allegheny 40-0 W 11/2 Ohio State 18-2 W 11/9 W&J 21-0 W 11/16 Carnegie Tech 34-13 W 11/28 Penn State 20-7 W 1/1 USC* 47-14 L Record: 9-1 Total: 291-90

1925

*Rose Bowl

THIS IS PITT

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/26 Washington & Lee 26-0 W 10/3 Lafayette 20-9 L 10/10 West Virginia 15-7 W 10/17 Gettysburg 13-0 W 10/24 Carnegie Tech 12-0 W 10/31 Johns Hopkins 31-0 W 11/7 W&J 6-0 W 11/14 @Pennsylvania 14-0 W 11/26 Penn State 23-7 W Record: 8-1 Total: 151-34

PRO FOOTBALL

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 10/2 @Geneva 47-0 W 10/9 West Virginia 34-13 W 10/16 @Syracuse 7-7 T 10/23 Georgia Tech 10-3 W 10/30 Lafayette 14-0 W 11/6 @Pennsylvania 27-21 W 11/13 W&J 7-0 W 11/25 Penn State 0-0 T Record: 6-0-2 Total: 146-44

*Played at Yankee Stadium

HISTORY

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 10/4 @Geneva 33-0 W 10/11 West Virginia 26-0 W 10/18 @Syracuse 24-3 L 10/25 Georgia Tech 16-6 W 11/1 @Lehigh 14-0 W 11/8 W&J 7-6 W 11/15 @Pennsylvania 3-3 T 11/22 Carnegie Tech 17-7 W 11/27 Penn State 20-0 L Record: 6-2-1 Total: 119-66

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/29 Thiel 20-0 W 10/6 Bethany 53-0 W 10/13 West Virginia 9-6 L 10/20 Allegheny 29-0 W 10/27 Carnegie Tech 6-0 L 11/3 Syracuse 18-0 W 11/10 W&J 25-0 W 11/17 @Nebraska 0-0 T 11/29 Penn State 26-0 W Record: 6-2-1 Total: 177-15

RECORD BOOK

1923

*Rose Bowl

1918

2016 SEASON

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 Thiel 42-0 W 10/1 Grove City 33-0 W 10/8 West Virginia 40-0 W 10/15 @Drake 32-0 W 10/22 Carnegie Tech 23-7 W 10/29 Allegheny 62-0 W 11/5 W&J 0-0 T 11/12 Nebraska 21-13 W 11/24 Penn State 30-0 W 1/2 Stanford* 7-6 L Record: 8-1-1 Total: 289-27

PLAYER PROFILES

1927

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/30 @Cincinnati 38-0 W 10/7 Lafayette 7-0 L 10/14 West Virginia 9-6 L 10/21 @Syracuse 21-14 W 10/28 Bucknell 7-0 W 11/4 Geneva 62-0 W 11/11 @Pennsylvania 7-6 W 11/18 W&J 19-0 W 11/30 Penn State 14-0 W 12/30 @Stanford 16-7 W Record: 8-2 Total: 190-43

STAFF

1922

COACH: GLENN SCOBEY “POP” WARNER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/29 @West Virginia 14-9 W 10/6 Bethany 40-0 W 10/13 Lehigh 41-0 W 10/20 Syracuse 28-0 W 10/27 Pennsylvania 14-6 W 11/3 Westminster 25-0 W 11/10 W&J 13-10 W 11/17 Carnegie Tech 27-0 W 11/29 Penn State 28-6 W 12/1 Camp Lee 30-0 W All-Stars Record: 10-0 Total: 260-31

PREVIEW

1921

MEDIA

1916

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1930

1935

1940

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/27 Waynesburg 52-0 W 10/4 @West Virginia 16-0 W 10/11 @Western Reserve 52-0 W 10/18 @Syracuse 14-0 W 10/25 Notre Dame 35-19 L 11/1 @Nebraska 0-0 T 11/8 Carnegie Tech 7-6 W 11/15 @Ohio State 16-7 L 11/26 Penn State 19-12 W Record: 6-2-1 Total: 186-69

COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/28 Waynesburg 14-0 W 10/5 @W&J 35-0 W 10/12 West Virginia 24-6 W 10/19 @Notre Dame 9-6 L 10/26 Penn State 9-0 W 11/2 @Fordham 0-0 T 11/9 Army 29-6 W 11/16 Nebraska 6-0 W 11/28 Carnegie Tech 0-0 T 12/14 @USC 12-7 W Record: 7-1-2 Total: 135-28

COACH: CHARLES W. BOWSER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/28 @Ohio State 30-7 L 10/5 Missouri 19-13 W 10/12 SMU 7-7 T 10/19 @Fordham 24-12 L 11/9 Carnegie Tech 6-0 W 11/16 Nebraska 9-7 L 11/23 Penn State 20-7 W 11/30 @Duke 12-7 L Record: 3-4-1 Total: 85-102

1931 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/26 Miami (Ohio) 61-0 W 10/3 @Iowa 20-0 W 10/10 West Virginia 34-0 W 10/17 Western Reserve 32-0 W 10/24 @Notre Dame 25-12 L 10/31 @Penn State 41-6 W 11/7 Carnegie Tech 14-6 W 11/14 Army 26-0 W 11/26 Nebraska 40-0 W Record: 8-1 Total: 280-37

1932 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 Ohio Northern 47-0 W 10/1 @West Virginia 40-0 W 10/8 Duquesne 33-0 W 10/15 @Army 18-13 W 10/22 Ohio State 0-0 T 10/29 Notre Dame 12-0 W 11/5 @Pennsylvania 19-12 W 11/12 @Nebraska 0-0 T 11/19 Carnegie Tech 6-0 W 11/26 Stanford 7-0 W 1/1 USC* 35-0 L Record: 8-1-2 Total: 182-60 *Rose Bowl

1933 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/30 W&J 9-0 W 10/7 @West Virginia 21-0 W 10/14 Navy 34-6 W 10/21 @Minnesota 7-3 L 10/28 @Notre Dame 14-0 W 11/4 Centre 37-0 W 11/11 Duquesne 7-0 W 11/18 Nebraska 6-0 W 11/30 Carnegie Tech 16-0 W Record: 8-1 Total: 147-13

1934 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/29 W&J 26-6 W 10/6 @West Virginia 27-6 W 10/13 USC 20-6 W 10/20 Minnesota 13-7 L 10/27 @Westminster 30-0 W 11/3 Notre Dame 19-0 W 11/10 @Nebraska 25-6 W 11/17 @Navy 31-7 W 11/29 Carnegie Tech 20-0 W Record: 8-1 Total: 205-44

140

1936 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/26 Ohio Wesleyan 53-0 W 10/3 West Virginia 34-0 W 10/10 @Ohio State 6-0 W 10/17 Duquesne 7-0 L 10/24 Notre Dame 26-0 W 10/31 @Fordham 0-0 T 11/7 Penn State 24-7 W 11/14 @Nebraska 19-6 W 11/26 Carnegie Tech 31-14 W 1/1 Washington* 21-0 W Record: 8-1-1 Total: 214-34 *Rose Bowl

1937 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 Ohio Wesleyan 59-0 W 10/2 @West Virginia 20-0 W 10/9 Duquesne 6-0 W 10/16 @Fordham 0-0 T 10/23 Wisconsin 21-0 W 10/30 Carnegie Tech 25-14 W 11/6 @Notre Dame 21-6 W 11/13 Nebraska 13-7 W 11/20 Penn State 28-7 W 11/27 @Duke 10-0 W Record: 9-0-1 Total: 203-34

1938 COACH: DR. JOHN B. “JOCK” SUTHERLAND DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 West Virginia 19-0 W 10/1 @Temple 28-6 W 10/8 Duquesne 27-0 W 10/15 @Wisconsin 26-6 W 10/22 SMU 34-7 W 10/29 Fordham 24-13 W 11/5 Carnegie Tech 20-10 L 11/12 @Nebraska 19-0 W 11/19 Penn State 26-0 W 11/26 @Duke 7-0 L Record: 8-2 Total: 213-59

1939 COACH: CHARLES W. BOWSER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/30 @Washington 27-6 W 10/7 West Virginia 20-0 W 10/14 Duke 14-13 W 10/21 Duquesne 21-13 L 10/28 @Fordham 27-13 L 11/4 @Temple 13-7 W 11/11 Carnegie Tech 6-0 W 11/18 Nebraska 14-13 L 11/25 @Penn State 10-0 L Record: 5-4 Total: 119-98

1941 COACH: CHARLES W. BOWSER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 10/4 Purdue 6-0 L 10/11 @Michigan 40-0 L 10/18 @Minnesota 39-0 L 10/25 Duke 27-7 L 11/1 Ohio State 21-14 L 11/8 Fordham 13-0 W 11/15 @Nebraska 14-7 W 11/22 Penn State 31-7 L 11/29 Carnegie Tech 27-0 W Record: 3-6 Total: 82-171

1942 COACH: CHARLES W. BOWSER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/26 @Minnesota 50-7 L 10/3 SMU 20-7 W 10/10 @Great Lakes 7-6 L 10/17 Indiana 19-7 L 10/24 Duke 28-0 L 10/31 Carnegie Tech 19-6 W 11/7 @Ohio State 59-19 L 11/14 Nebraska 6-0 W 11/21 @Penn State 14-6 L Record: 3-6 Total: 90-190

1943 COACH: CLARK D. SHAUGHNESSY DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/25 Notre Dame 41-0 L 10/2 @Great Lakes 40-0 L 10/9 West Virginia 20-0 W 10/16 @Illinois 33-25 L 10/23 Bethany 18-0 W 10/30 Carnegie Tech 45-0 W 11/6 Ohio State 46-6 L 11/20 Penn State 14-0 L Record: 3-5 Total: 114-174

1944 COACH: CLARK D. SHAUGHNESSY DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/23 West Virginia 26-13 W 9/30 Notre Dame 58-0 L 10/7 Bethany 50-13 W 10/14 @Army 69-7 L 10/21 Illinois 39-5 L NA @Chatham Field 26-0 W 11/11 @Ohio State 54-19 L 11/18 @Indiana 47-0 L 11/25 Penn State 14-0 W Record: 4-5 Total: 147-293

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1955

COACH: CLARK D. SHAUGHNESSY DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/22 @Illinois 23-6 L 9/29 West Virginia 20-0 W 10/6 Bucknell 38-0 W 10/13 Michigan State 12-7 L 10/20 Notre Dame 39-9 L 10/27 Temple 6-0 L 11/3 @Purdue 28-0 L 11/10 Ohio State 14-0 L 11/17 Indiana 19-0 L 11/24 Penn State 7-0 W Record: 3-7 Total: 87-141

COACH: LEONARD J. CASANOVA DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/30 @Duke 28-14 L 10/7 @Ohio State 41-7 L 10/14 Rice 14-7 L 10/21 @Northwestern 28-23 L 10/28 Miami 28-0 L 11/4 West Virginia 21-7 W 11/11 @Notre Dame 18-7 L 11/18 Michigan State 19-0 L 12/2 Penn State* 21-20 L Record: 1-8 Total: 99-204

1946

1951

COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT 9/17 California 9/24 @Syracuse 10/1 @Oklahoma 10/8 @Navy 10/15 Nebraska 10/22 @Duke 10/29 Miami 11/5 Virginia 11/12 West Virginia 11/19 @Penn State 1/2 Georgia Tech* Record: 7-4

1949

COACH: LOWELL P. “RED” DAWSON DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/26 West Virginia 17-7 L 10/3 Oklahoma 7-7 T 10/10 Nebraska 14-6 W 10/17 @Notre Dame 23-14 L 10/24 @Northwestern 27-21 L 10/31 @Minnesota 35-14 L 11/7 @Virginia 26-0 W 11/14 NC State 40-6 W 11/21 Penn State 17-0 L Record: 3-5-1 Total: 143-138

1954

COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/21 Oklahoma 26-0 L 9/28 @Oregon 6-3 W 10/4 @USC 20-14 W 10/12 Nebraska 34-0 W 10/19 @Army 29-13 L 10/26 @Notre Dame 13-7 L 11/2 Syracuse 24-21 L 11/9 West Virginia 7-6 L 11/23 Penn State 14-13 W 12/7 @Miami 28-13 L Record: 4-6 Total: 134-157

1958 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT 9/20 @UCLA 9/27 Holy Cross 10/4 @Minnesota 10/11 @Michigan State 10/18 West Virginia 10/25 Army 11/1 @Syracuse 11/8 Notre Dame 11/15 @Nebraska 11/27 Penn State Record: 5-4-1

SCORE W/L 27-6 W 17-0 W 13-7 W 22-8 L 15-8 W 14-14 T 16-13 L 29-26 W 14-6 L 25-21 L Total: 163-138

THIS IS PITT

COACH: LOWELL P. “RED” DAWSON TOM HAMILTON(*) DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 @USC 27-7 L 10/2 Minnesota 46-7 L 10/9 Notre Dame 33-0 L 10/16 Navy 21-19 W 10/23 Northwestern 14-7 W 10/30 @West Virginia 13-10 W 11/6 @Ohio State 26-0 L 11/13 @Nebraska 21-7 W 11/20 Penn State 13-0 L Record: 4-5 Total: 83-188

1957

PRO FOOTBALL

COACH: WALTER S. MILLIGAN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/24 William & Mary 13-7 W 10/1 @Northwestern 16-7 W 10/8 @West Virginia 20-7 W 10/15 Miami (Ohio) 35-26 W 10/22 @Indiana 48-14 L 10/29 @Pennsylvania 22-21 W 11/5 Ohio State 14-10 L 11/12 Minnesota 24-7 L 11/19 Penn State 19-0 W Record: 6-3 Total: 156-154

1953

*Gator Bowl

HISTORY

COACH: WALTER S. MILLIGAN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/25 SMU 33-14 L 10/2 Notre Dame 40-0 L 10/9 West Virginia 16-6 W 10/16 Marquette 21-7 W 10/23 Indiana 21-14 W 10/30 @Western Reserve 20-0 W 11/6 @Ohio State 41-0 L 11/13 @Purdue 20-13 W 11/20 Penn State 7-0 W Record: 6-3 Total: 119-154

COACH: LOWELL P. “RED” DAWSON DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/27 Iowa 26-14 W 10/4 @Oklahoma 49-20 L 10/11 @Notre Dame 22-19 W 10/18 @Army 22-14 W 10/25 West Virginia 16-0 L 11/1 Indiana 28-7 W 11/8 @Ohio State 21-14 W 11/15 NC State 48-6 W 11/22 Penn State 17-0 L Record: 6-3 Total: 187-156

COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/22 @West Virginia 14-13 W 9/29 Syracuse 14-7 W 10/6 @California 14-0 L 10/20 Duke 27-14 W 10/27 Oregon 14-7 W 11/3 @Minnesota 9-6 L 11/10 Notre Dame 26-13 W 11/17 Army 20-7 W 11/24 Penn State 7-7 T 12/8 @Miami 14-7 W 12/29 Georgia Tech* 21-14 L Record: 7-3-1 Total: 156-119

RECORD BOOK

1948

1952

1956

2016 SEASON

COACH: WALTER S. MILLIGAN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/27 @Illinois 14-0 L 10/4 Notre Dame 40-6 L 10/11 @Michigan 69-0 L 10/18 @Indiana 41-6 L 10/25 Ohio State 12-0 W 11/1 @Minnesota 29-0 L 11/15 @Purdue 28-0 L 11/22 Penn State 29-0 L 11/29 West Virginia 17-2 L Record: 1-8 Total: 26-267

*Sugar Bowl

PLAYER PROFILES

1947

COACH: TOM HAMILTON DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/29 Duke 19-14 L 10/6 @Indiana 13-6 L 10/13 @Iowa 34-17 L 10/20 Notre Dame 33-0 L 10/27 @Michigan State 53-26 L 11/3 @Rice 21-13 L 11/10 Ohio State 16-14 L 11/17 West Virginia 32-12 W 11/24 Penn State 13-7 W 12/7 @Miami 21-7 W Record: 3-7 Total: 156-215

STAFF

COACH: WESLEY E. FESLER DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/21 Illinois 33-7 L 9/28 West Virginia 33-7 W 10/5 @Notre Dame 33-0 L 10/12 Temple 0-0 T 10/19 Marquette 7-6 W 10/26 Purdue 10-8 L 11/2 @Indiana 20-6 L 11/9 @Ohio State 20-13 L 11/23 Penn State 14-7 W Record: 3-5-1 Total: 88-136

*Rescheduled from Nov. 25 due to severe weather

SCORE W/L 27-7 W 22-12 W 26-14 L 21-0 L 21-7 W 26-7 W 21-7 L 18-7 W 26-7 W 20-0 W 7-0 L Total: 181-122

PREVIEW

1950

MEDIA

1945

(*)Hamilton replaced Dawson after 3 games

PITT FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1959

1963

1967

COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/19 @Marquette 21-15 W 9/25 @USC 23-0 L 10/3 UCLA 25-21 W 10/10 Duke 12-0 W 10/17 @West Virginia 23-15 L 10/24 Texas Christian 13-3 L 10/31 Syracuse 35-0 L 11/7 @Boston College 22-14 W 11/14 Notre Dame 28-13 W 11/21 Penn State 22-7 W Record: 6-4 Total: 148-164

COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/20 @UCLA 20-0 W 9/28 Washington 13-6 W 10/5 California 35-15 W 10/19 @West Virginia 13-10 W 10/26 @Navy 24-12 L 11/2 Syracuse 35-27 W 11/9 @Notre Dame 27-7 W 11/16 Army 28-0 W 11/30 @Miami 31-20 W 12/7 Penn State* 22-21 W Record: 9-1 Total: 236-130

COACH: DAVID R. HART DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/23 UCLA 40-8 L 9/30 @Illinois 34-6 L 10/7 @West Virginia 15-0 L 10/14 @Wisconsin 13-11 W 10/21 Miami 58-0 L 10/28 Navy 22-21 L 11/4 Syracuse 14-7 L 11/11 Notre Dame 38-0 L 11/18 Army 21-12 L 11/25 @Penn State 42-6 L Record: 1-9 Total: 73-295

1960 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/17 @UCLA 8-7 L 9/24 Michigan State 7-7 T 10/1 @Oklahoma 15-14 L 10/8 Miami 17-6 W 10/15 West Virginia 42-0 W 10/22 @Texas Christian 7-7 T 10/29 @Syracuse 10-0 W 11/5 @Notre Dame 20-13 W 11/12 Army 7-7 T 11/19 Penn State 14-3 L Record: 4-3-3 Total: 134-77

1961 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/16 @Miami 10-7 W 9/30 Baylor 16-13 L 10/7 @Washington 22-17 L 10/14 West Virginia 20-6 L 10/21 @UCLA 20-6 L 10/28 Navy 28-14 W 11/4 @Syracuse 28-9 L 11/11 Notre Dame 26-20 L 11/18 USC 10-9 W 11/25 Penn State 47-26 L Record: 3-7 Total: 145-209

1962 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/15 Miami 23-14 L 9/29 @Baylor 24-14 W 10/6 @California 26-24 W 10/13 West Virginia 15-8 L 10/20 UCLA 8-6 W 10/27 @Navy 32-9 L 11/3 Syracuse 24-6 W 11/10 @Notre Dame 43-22 L 11/17 @Army* 7-6 W 11/24 Penn State 16-0 L Record: 5-5 Total: 142-185 *at Yankee Stadium, N.Y.

142

*Rescheduled from Nov. 23 due to assassination of President Kennedy

1964 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/12 @UCLA 17-12 L 9/26 @Oregon 22-13 L 10/3 William & Mary 34-7 W 10/10 West Virginia 14-0 W 10/17 @Miami 20-20 T 10/24 Navy 14-14 T 10/31 @Syracuse 21-6 L 11/7 Notre Dame 17-15 L 11/14 @Army 24-8 W 11/21 @Penn State 28-0 L Record: 3-5-2 Total: 152-154

1965 COACH: JOHN MICHELOSEN DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/18 Oregon 17-15 L 9/25 Oklahoma 13-9 W 10/2 @West Virginia 63-48 L 10/9 @Duke 21-13 L 10/16 @Navy 12-0 L 10/23 Miami 28-14 W 10/30 @Syracuse* 51-13 L 11/6 Notre Dame 69-13 L 11/13 @USC 28-0 L 11/20 Penn State 30-27 W Record: 3-7 Total: 173-311 *at Shea Stadium, N.Y.

1966 COACH: DAVID R. HART DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/17 @UCLA 57-14 L 9/24 Duke 14-7 L 10/1 @California 30-15 L 10/8 West Virginia 17-14 W 10/15 Navy 24-7 L 10/22 @Army 28-0 L 10/29 @Syracuse 33-7 L 11/5 @Notre Dame 40-0 L 11/11 @Miami 38-14 L 11/19 Penn State 48-24 L Record: 1-9 Total: 105-326

1968 COACH: DAVID R. HART DATE OPPONENT 9/21 @UCLA 9/28 West Virginia 10/5 William & Mary 10/12 @Syracuse 10/19 @Navy 10/26 Air Force 11/1 @Miami 11/9 @Notre Dame 11/16 Army 11/23 Penn State Record: 1-9

SCORE W/L 63-7 L 38-15 L 14-3 W 50-17 L 17-16 L 27-14 L 48-0 L 56-7 L 26-0 L 65-9 L Total: 99-393

1969 COACH: CARL A. DEPASQUA DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/20 @UCLA 42-8 L 9/27 @Oklahoma 37-8 L 10/4 @Duke 14-12 W 10/11 Navy 46-19 W 10/18 Tulane 26-22 L 10/25 @West Virginia 49-18 L 11/1 Syracuse 21-20 W 11/8 Notre Dame 49-7 L 11/15 @Army 15-6 W 11/22 Penn State 27-7 L Record: 4-6 Total: 166-287

1970 COACH: CARL A. DEPASQUA DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/19 UCLA 24-15 L 9/26 @Baylor 15-10 W 10/3 Kent State 27-6 W 10/10 @Navy 10-8 W 10/17 West Virginia 36-35 W 10/24 Miami 28-17 W 10/31 @Syracuse 43-13 L 11/7 @Notre Dame 46-14 L 11/14 Boston College 31-6 L 11/21 @Penn State 35-15 L Record: 5-5 Total: 179-245

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1975

1978

COACH: CARL A. DEPASQUA DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/11 @UCLA 29-25 W 9/25 Oklahoma 55-29 L 10/2 @West Virginia 20-9 L 10/9 Navy 36-35 W 10/16 @Tulane 33-8 L 10/23 @Boston College 40-22 L 10/30 Syracuse 31-21 W 11/6 Notre Dame 56-7 L 11/13 @Army 17-14 L 11/20 Penn State 55-18 L 11/27 @Florida State 31-13 L Record: 3-8 Total: 216-388

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/13 @Georgia 19-9 W 9/20 @Oklahoma 46-10 L 9/27 William & Mary 47-0 W 10/4 Duke 14-0 W 10/11 @Temple 55-6 W 10/18 @Army 52-20 W 10/25 Navy 17-0 L 11/1 @Syracuse 38-0 W 11/8 @West Virginia 17-14 L 11/15 Notre Dame 34-20 W 11/22 Penn State* 7-6 L 12/26 Kan­sas** 33-19 W Record: 8-4 Total: 322-161

COACH: JACKIE SHERRILL DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/16 @Tulane 24-6 W 9/23 Temple 20-12 W 9/30 North Carolina 20-16 W 10/7 @Boston College 32-15 W 10/14 @Notre Dame 26-17 L 10/21 Florida State 7-3 W 10/28 @Navy 21-11 L 11/4 @Syracuse 18-17 W 11/11 West Virginia 52-7 W 11/18 Army 35-17 W 11/25 @Penn State 17-10 L 12/23 NC State* 30-17 L Record: 8-4 Total: 263-187

MEDIA

1979

STAFF

1972

1973

1974

*Road game at Three Rivers Stadium **Sugar Bowl

1977 COACH: JACKIE SHERRILL DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/10 Notre Dame 19-9 L 9/17 William & Mary 28-6 W 9/24 @Temple 76-0 W 10/1 @Boston College 45-7 W 10/8 @Florida 17-17 T 10/15 Navy 34-17 W 10/22 Syracuse 28-21 W 10/29 Tulane 48-0 W 11/5 @West Virginia 44-3 W 11/12 Army* 52-26 W 11/26 Penn State 15-13 L 12/30 Clemson** 34-3 W Record: 9-2-1 Total: 428-134

COACH: JACKIE SHERRILL DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/15 Kansas 24-0 W 9/22 @North Carolina 17-7 L 9/29 @Temple 10-9 W 10/6 Boston College 28-7 W 10/13 Cincinnati 35-0 W 10/20 @Washington 26-14 W 10/27 Navy 24-7 W 11/3 Syracuse 28-21 W 11/10 @West Virginia 24-17 W 11/17 @Army 40-0 W 11/24 @Penn State 29-14 W 12/25 Arizona* 16-10 W Record: 11-1 Total: 291-116 *Fiesta Bowl

1980 COACH: JACKIE SHERRILL DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/13 Boston College 14-6 W 9/20 @Kansas 18-3 W 9/27 Temple 36-2 W 10/4 Maryland 38-9 W 10/11 @Florida State 36-22 L 10/18 West Virginia 42-14 W 10/25 @Tennessee 30-6 W 11/1 @Syracuse 43-6 W 11/8 Louisville 41-23 W 11/15 @Army 45-7 W 11/28 @Penn State 14-9 W 12/29 South Carolina* 37-9 W Record: 11-1 Total: 380-130 *Gator Bowl

HISTORY

*at East Rutherford, N.J. **Gator Bowl

PRO FOOTBALL

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/14 @Florida State 9-6 W 9/21 @Georgia Tech 27-17 W 9/28 USC 16-7 L 10/5 @North Carolina 45-29 L 10/12 West Virginia 31-14 W 10/19 Boston College 35-11 W 10/26 @Navy 13-11 W 11/2 @Syracuse 21-13 W 11/9 Temple 35-24 W 11/16 @Notre Dame 14-10 L 11/28 Penn State* 31-10 L Record: 7-4 Total: 227-202

UNANIMOUS NATIONAL CHAM­PI­ONS COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/11 @Notre Dame 31-10 W 9/18 @Georgia Tech 42-14 W 9/25 Temple 21-7 W 10/2 @Duke 44-31 W 10/9 Louisville 27-6 W 10/16 Miami 36-19 W 10/23 @Navy 45-0 W 10/30 Syracuse 23-13 W 11/6 Army 37-7 W 11/13 West Virginia 24-16 W 11/26 @Penn State* 24-7 W 1/1 Georgia** 27-3 W Record: 12-0 Total: 381-133

RECORD BOOK

*Fiesta Bowl

1976

*Tangerine Bowl

2016 SEASON

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/15 @Georgia 7-7 T 9/22 Baylor 20-14 L 9/29 @Northwestern 21-14 W 10/6 Tulane 24-6 L 10/13 @West Virginia 35-7 W 10/20 @Boston College 28-14 W 10/27 Navy 22-17 W 11/3 Syracuse 28-14 W 11/10 Notre Dame 31-10 L 11/17 @Army 34-0 W 11/24 @Penn State 35-13 L 12/21 Arizona State* 28-7 L Record: 6-5-1 Total: 225-211

*Home game at Three Rivers Stadium **Sun Bowl

PLAYER PROFILES

COACH: CARL A. DEPASQUA DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/9 Florida State 19-7 L 9/16 UCLA 38-28 L 9/23 @Air Force 41-13 L 9/30 Northwestern 27-22 L 10/7 @Tulane 38-6 L 10/14 @Notre Dame 42-16 L 10/21 Boston College 35-20 W 10/28 @Syracuse 10-6 L 11/4 West Virginia 38-20 L 11/11 @Navy 28-13 L 11/25 @Penn State 49-27 L Record: 1-10 Total: 193-350

PREVIEW

1971

*Home game at Three Rivers Stadium

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GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1986 COACH: MIKE GOTTFRIED DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 Maryland 10-7 L 9/13 @NC State 14-14 T 9/20 @Purdue 41-26 W 9/27 West Virginia 48-16 W 10/4 Temple 19-13 L 10/11 @Notre Dame 10-9 W 10/25 Navy 56-14 W 11/1 @Syracuse 24-20 L 11/8 Miami 37-10 L 11/15 Rutgers 20-6 W 11/22 @Penn State 34-14 L Record: 5-5-1 Total: 253-209

1987

Tight end John Brown (89) and tackle Bill Fralic in action against Illinois in the 1981 opener.

1981

1983

COACH: JACKIE SHERRILL DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/5 Illinois 26-6 W 9/19 Cincinnati 38-7 W 10/3 @South Carolina 42-28 W 10/10 @West Virginia 17-0 W 10/17 Florida State 42-14 W 10/24 Syracuse 23-10 W 10/31 @Boston College 29-24 W 11/7 @Rutgers* 47-3 W 11/14 Army 48-0 W 11/21 @Temple 35-0 W 11/28 Penn State 48-14 L 1/1 Georgia** 24-20 W Record: 11-1 Total: 385-160

COACH: SERAFINO “FOGE” FAZIO DATE OP­PO­NENT SCORE W/L 9/3 @Ten­nes­see 13-3 W 9/10 Tem­ple 35-0 W 9/24 @Mary­land 13-7 L 10/1 @West Virginia 24-21 L 10/8 Florida State 17-16 W 10/15 @Louisville 55-10 W 10/22 @Navy 21-14 W 10/29 Syracuse 13-10 W 11/5 @Notre Dame 21-16 W 11/12 Army 38-7 W 11/19 Penn State 24-24 T 1/2 Ohio State* 28-23 L Record: 8-3-1 Total: 288-165

*at East Rutherford, N.J. **Sugar Bowl

1982 COACH: SERAFINO “FOGE” FAZIO DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/9 North Carolina* 7-6 W 9/18 @Florida State 37-17 W 9/25 @Illinois 20-3 W 10/2 West Virginia 16-13 W 10/16 Temple 38-17 W 10/23 @Syracuse 14-0 W 10/30 Louisville 63-14 W 11/6 Notre Dame 31-16 L 11/13 @Army 24-6 W 11/20 Rutgers 52-6 W 11/26 @Penn State 19-10 L 1/1 SMU** 7-3 L Record: 9-3 Total: 300-139 *Home game at Three Rivers Stadium **Cotton Bowl

*Fiesta Bowl

1984 COACH: SERAFINO “FOGE” FAZIO DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 Brigham Young 20-14 L 9/15 Oklahoma 42-10 L 9/22 @Temple 13-12 L 9/29 West Virginia 28-10 L 10/6 East Carolina 17-10 W 10/13 @South Carolina 45-21 L 10/20 @Miami 27-7 L 10/27 Navy 28-28 T 11/3 @Syracuse 13-7 L 11/10 Tulane 21-10 W 11/24 @Penn State 31-11 W Record: 3-7-1 Total: 178-247

1985 COACH: SERAFINO “FOGE” FAZIO DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/31 Purdue 31-30 W 9/14 @Ohio State 10-7 L 9/21 Boston College 29-22 L 9/28 @West Virginia 10-10 T 10/5 South Carolina 42-7 W 10/12 NC State 24-10 W 10/19 @Rutgers* 38-10 W 10/26 @Navy 21-7 L 11/2 Syracuse 12-0 L 11/9 @Temple 21-17 W 11/23 Penn State 31-0 L Record: 5-5-1 Total: 202-187 *at East Rutherford, N.J.

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COACH: MIKE GOTTFRIED DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 @Brigham Young 27-17 W 9/12 NC State 34-0 W 9/19 Temple 24-21 L 9/26 @West Virginia 6-3 W 10/3 Boston College 13-10 L 10/10 Notre Dame 30-22 W 10/24 @Navy 10-6 W 10/31 Syracuse 24-10 L 11/7 @Rutgers* 17-0 W 11/14 Penn State 10-0 W 11/21 Kent State 28-5 W 12/31 Texas** 32-27 L Record: 8-4 Total: 230-146 *at East Rutherford, N.J. **Bluebonnet Bowl

1988 COACH: MIKE GOTTFRIED DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/3 Northern Iowa 59-10 W 9/17 Ohio State 42-10 W 9/24 West Virginia 31-10 L 10/1 @Boston College 34-31 L 10/8 Notre Dame 30-20 L 10/15 Temple 42-7 W 10/22 Navy 52-6 W 11/5 Rutgers 20-10 W 11/12 @Penn State 14-7 W 11/19 @NC State 14-3 L 12/3 @Syracuse 24-7 L Record: 6-5 Total: 300-183

1989 COACH: MIKE GOTTFRIED DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 Pacific 38-3 W 9/9 @Boston College 29-10 W 9/23 Syracuse 30-23 W 9/30 @West Virginia 31-31 T 10/7 @Temple 27-3 W 10/14 Navy 31-14 W 10/28 @Notre Dame 45-7 L 11/11 Miami 24-3 L 11/18 East Carolina 47-42 W 11/25 Penn State 16-13 L 12/2 Rutgers# 46-29 W 12/30 Texas A&M*+ 31-28 W Record: 8-3-1 Total: 333-268 #Emerald Isle Classic in Dublin, Ireland *John Hancock Bowl +Coach Paul Hackett

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1990 MEDIA

COACH: PAUL HACKETT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 Ohio 35-3 W 9/8 Boston College 29-6 W 9/15 @Oklahoma 52-10 L 9/22 @Syracuse 20-20 T 9/29 West Virginia 38-24 L 10/13 Rutgers 45-21 W 10/20 Louisville 27-20 L 10/27 Notre Dame 31-22 L 11/3 @Miami 45-0 L 11/10 Temple 28-18 L 11/24 @Penn State 22-17 L Record: 3-7-1 Total: 240-293

PREVIEW

1991

1993

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/31 West Virginia 34-0 L 9/7 Kent State 52-14 W 9/14 Houston 42-35 (OT) L 9/21 @Ohio State 72-0 L 9/28 @Miami 45-0 L 10/5 Temple 53-52 W 10/12 @Syracuse 55-7 L 10/26 @Virginia Tech 34-17 L 10/31 Boston College 20-13 W 11/16 @Notre Dame 60-6 L 11/30 Rutgers 24-9 W Record: 4-7 Total: 214-430

1995

1997

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 Washington St. 17-13 W 9/9 E. Michigan 66-30 W 9/16 @Texas 38-27 L 9/23 Ohio State 54-14 L 9/30 Virginia Tech 26-16 L 10/7 @Boston College 17-0 L 10/14 @Temple 29-27 L 10/21 Miami 17-16 L 10/28 @Rutgers 42-24 L 11/11 Syracuse 42-10 L 11/24 @West Virginia 21-0 L Record: 2-9 Total: 217-329

COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/30 SW Louisiana 45-13 W 9/6 @Penn State 34-17 L 9/13 @Houston 35-24 W 9/18 Miami 21-17 W 10/4 @Temple 17-13 L 10/11 Notre Dame 45-21 L 10/25 @Rutgers 55-48 (2OT) W 11/1 @Boston College 22-21 L 11/15 Syracuse 32-27 L 11/22 Vir­gin­ia Tech 30-23 W 11/28 @West Virginia 41-38 (3OT) W 12/31 Southern Miss* 41-7 L Record: 6-6 Total: 333-354

Big East: 2-5 (7th)

Big East: 0-7 (8th)

Big East: 3-4 (5th)

Big East: 4-3 (T-3rd) *AXA/Equitable Liberty Bowl

PRO FOOTBALL THIS IS PITT

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 @Southern Miss 14-10 W 9/11 Virginia Tech 63-21 L 9/18 Ohio State 63-28 L 10/2 Louisville 29-7 L 10/9 @Notre Dame 44-0 L 10/16 Syracuse 24-21 L 10/23 @West Virginia 42-21 L 10/28 @Rutgers+ 21-10 W 11/6 Miami 35-7 L 11/13 Boston College 33-0 L 11/20 @Temple 28-18 W Record: 3-8 Total: 168-371

1996

COACH: JOHN MAJORS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/3 Texas 30-28 L 9/10 Ohio 30-16 W 9/17 @Ohio State 27-3 L 9/24 Boston College 21-9 L 10/1 @Louisville 33-29 L 10/8 @Syracuse 31-7 L 10/15 West Virginia 47-41 L 10/22 @Virginia Tech 45-7 L 10/29 Temple 45-19 W 11/12 @Miami 17-12 L 11/19 Rutgers 35-21 W Record: 3-8 Total: 246-307

HISTORY

FROM 1993-2012, GAMES IN ITALICS DENOTE BIG EAST CONTESTS.

1994

RECORD BOOK

+Interim Head Coach Sal Sunseri

Terry Murphy’s touchdown catch in the third OT lifted Pitt past West Virginia, 41-38, in the 1997 Backyard Brawl.

2016 SEASON

COACH: PAUL HACKETT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/5 Kent State 51-10 W 9/12 West Virginia 44-6 L 9/17 @Rutgers 21-16 L 9/26 Minnesota 41-33 W 10/3 @Maryland 47-34 L 10/10 Notre Dame 52-21 L 10/17 @Temple 27-20 W 10/24 East Carolina 37-31 L 10/31 @Syracuse 41-10 L 11/14 Louisville 31-16 L 11/21 @Penn State 57-13 L 12/5 @Hawaii+ 36-23 L Record: 3-9 Total: 289-429

PLAYER PROFILES

1992

STAFF

COACH: PAUL HACKETT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/31 @West Virginia 34-3 W 9/7 Southern Miss 35-14 W 9/14 Temple 26-7 W 9/28 @Minnesota 14-13 W 10/5 Maryland 24-20 W 10/12 @Notre Dame 42-7 L 10/19 Syracuse 31-27 L 10/26 @East Carolina 24-23 L 11/2 @Boston College 38-12 L 11/9 Rutgers 22-17 W 11/28 Penn State 32-20 L Record: 6-5 Total: 244-241

Big East: 2-5 (6th) + at East Rutherford, N.J.

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GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS 1998

2002

2005

COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/5 Villanova 48-41 W 9/19 Penn State 20-13 L 9/26 @Virginia Tech 27-7 L 10/3 Akron 35-0 W 10/10 @North Carolina 29-10 L 10/17 Rutgers 25-21 L 10/31 @Syracuse 45-28 L 11/7 Temple 34-33 L 11/14 Boston College 23-15 L 11/19 @Miami 38-10 L 11/27 West Virginia* 52-14 L Record: 2-9 Total: 234-334

COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/31 Ohio 27-14 W 9/7 Texas A&M 14-12 L 9/14 @UAB 26-20 W 9/21 Rutgers 23-3 W 9/28 Toledo 37-19 W 10/5 @Syracuse 48-24 W 10/12 @Notre Dame 14-6 L 10/26 Boston College 19-16 (OT) W 11/2 @Virginia Tech 28-21 W 11/9 Temple 29-22 W 11/21 @Miami 28-21 L 11/30 West Virginia 24-17 L 12/26 Oregon State* 38-13 W Record: 9-4 Total: 331-232

COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/3 Notre Dame 42-21 L 9/9 @Ohio 16-10 (OT) L 9/17 @Nebraska 7-6 L 9/24 Youngstown St. 41-0 W 9/30 @Rutgers 37-29 L 10/8 Cincinnati 38-20 W 10/15 USF 31-17 W 10/22 Syracuse 34-17 W 11/3 @Louisville 42-20 L 11/12 Connecticut 24-0 W 11/24 @West Virginia 45-13 L Record: 5-6 Total: 267-243

Big East: 0-7 (8th) *Home game at Three Rivers Stadium

1999 COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/4 Bowling Green 30-10 W 9/11 @Penn State 20-17 L 9/18 Kent State 30-23 W 10/2 Temple 55-24 W 10/7 Syracuse 24-17 L 10/16 @Boston College 20-16 L 10/23 @Rutgers 38-15 W 10/30 Virginia Tech 30-17 L 11/6 Miami 33-3 L 11/13 Notre Dame 37-27 W 11/27 @West Virginia 52-21 L Record: 5-6 Total: 281-278 Big East: 2-5 (T-6th)

2000 COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 Kent State 30-7 W 9/9 @Bowling Green 34-16 W 9/16 Penn State 12-0 W 9/23 Rutgers 29-17 W 10/7 @Syracuse 24-17 (2OT) L 10/21 Boston College 42-26 W 10/28 @Virginia Tech 37-34 L 11/4 North Carolina 20-17 L 11/11 @Miami 35-7 L 11/18 @Temple 7-0 W 11/24 West Virginia 38-28 W 12/28 Iowa State* 37-29 L Record: 7-5 Total: 296-247 Big East: 4-3 (T-3rd) *Insight.com Bowl Note: All home games played at Three Rivers Stadium

2001 COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 East Tenn. State 31-0 W 9/8 USF 35-26 L 9/27 Miami 43-21 L 10/6 @Notre Dame 24-7 L 10/13 Syracuse 42-10 L 10/20 @Boston College 45-7 L 10/27 @Temple 33-7 W 11/3 Virginia Tech 38-7 W 11/10 @Rutgers 42-0 W 11/24 @West Virginia 23-17 W 12/1 UAB# 24-6 W 12/20 NC State* 34-19 W Record: 7-5 Total: 296-245 Big East: 4-3 (T-3rd) *Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl #Rescheduled from Sept. 15 due to Sept. 11 attacks

146

Big East: 5-2 (3rd) *Insight Bowl

2003 COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/6 Kent State 43-3 W 9/13 Ball State 42-21 W 9/20 @Toledo 35-31 L 9/27 @Texas A&M 37-26 W 10/11 Notre Dame 20-14 L 10/18 @Rutgers 42-32 W 10/25 Syracuse 34-14 W 11/1 @Boston College 24-13 W 11/8 Virginia Tech 31-28 W 11/15 @West Virginia 52-31 L 11/22 @Temple 30-16 W 11/29 Miami 28-14 L 12/27 Virginia* 23-16 L Record: 8-5 Total: 389-311 Big East: 5-2 (3rd) *Continental Tire Bowl

2004 COACH: WALT HARRIS DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/11 Ohio 24-3 W 9/18 Nebraska 24-17 L 9/25 Furman 41-38 (OT) W 9/30 @Connecticut 29-17 L 10/9 @Temple 27-22 W 10/16 Boston College 20-17 (OT) W 10/23 Rutgers 41-17 W 11/6 @Syracuse 31-38 (2OT) L 11/13 @Notre Dame 41-38 W 11/25 West Virginia 16-13 W 12/4 @USF# 43-14 W 1/1 Utah* 35-7 L Record: 8-4 Total: 325-288 Big East: 4-2 (T-1st) #Originally scheduled for Sept. 6 *Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

Big East: 4-3 (T-3rd)

2006 COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 Virginia 38-13 W 9/8 @Cincinnati 33-15 W 9/16 Michigan State 38-23 L 9/23 The Citadel 51-6 W 9/30 Toledo 45-3 W 10/7 @Syracuse 21-11 W 10/13 @Central Florida 52-7 W 10/21 Rutgers 20-10 L 11/4 @USF 22-12 L 11/11 @Connecticut 46-45 (2OT) L 11/16 West Virginia 45-27 L 11/25 Louisville 48-24 L Record: 6-6 Total: 381-274 Big East: 2-5 (6th)

2007 COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 Eastern Michigan 27-3 W 9/8 Grambling 34-10 W 9/15 @Michigan State 17-13 L 9/22 Connecticut 34-14 L 9/29 @Virginia 44-14 L 10/10 Navy 48-45 (2OT) L 10/20 Cincinnati 24-17 W 10/27 @Louisville 24-17 L 11/3 Syracuse 20-17 W 11/17 @Rutgers 20-16 L 11/24 USF 48-37 L 12/1 @West Virginia 13-9 W Record: 5-7 Total: 274-291 Big East: 3-4 (T-5th)

2008 COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/30 Bowling Green 27-17 L 9/6 Buffalo 27-16 W 9/20 Iowa 21-20 W 9/27 @Syracuse 34-24 W 10/2 @USF 26-21 W 10/18 @Navy 42-21 W 10/25 Rutgers 54-34 L 11/1 @Notre Dame 36-33 (4OT) W 11/8 Louisville 41-7 W 11/22 @Cincinnati 28-21 L 11/28 West Virginia 19-15 W 12/6 @Connecticut 34-10 W 12/31 Oregon State* 3-0 L Record: 9-4 Total: 352-279 Big East: 5-2 (T-2nd) *Brut Sun Bowl

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS COACH: PAUL CHRYST DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/1 Youngstown St. 31-17 L 9/6 @Cincinnati 34-10 L 9/15 Virginia Tech 35-17 W 9/22 Gardner-Webb 55-10 W 10/5 @Syracuse 14-13 L 10/13 Louisville 45-35 L 10/20 @Buffalo 20-6 W 10/27 Temple 47-17 W 11/3 @Notre Dame 29-26 (3OT) L 11/9 @Connecticut 24-17 L 11/24 Rutgers 27-6 W 12/1 @USF 27-3 W 1/5 Mississippi* 38-17 L Record: 6-7 Total: 346-274

COACH: PAT NARDUZZI DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/5 Youngstown St. 45-37 W 9/12 @Akron 24-7 W 9/19 @Iowa 27-24 L 10/3 @Virginia Tech 17-13 W 10/10 Virginia 26-19 W 10/17 @Georgia Tech 31-28 W 10/24 @Syracuse 23-20 W 10/29 North Carolina 26-19 L 11/7 Notre Dame 42-30 L 11/14 @Duke 31-13 W 11/21 Louisville 45-34 W 11/27 Miami 29-24 L 12/28 Navy* 44-28 L Record: 8-5 Total: 367-339

Big East: 5-2 (T-2nd) *Meineke Car Care Bowl

2010

ACC: 3-5 (6th Coastal Division) *Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

2014 COACH: PAUL CHRYST DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 8/30 Delaware 62-0 W 9/5 @Boston College 30-20 W 9/13 @FIU 42-25 W 9/20 Iowa 24-20 L 9/27 Akron 21-10 L 10/4 @Virginia 24-19 L 10/16 Virginia Tech 21-16 W 10/25 Georgia Tech 56-28 L 11/1 Duke 51-48 (2OT) L 11/15 @North Carolina 40-35 L 11/22 Syracuse 30-7 W 11/29 @Miami 35-23 W 1/2 Houston*+ 35-34 L Record: 6-7 Total: 414-342

PRO FOOTBALL

Big East: 4-3 (T-4th) *BBVA Compass Bowl +Interim Head Coach Keith Patterson

ACC: 5-3 (T-2nd Coastal Division) *New Era Pinstripe Bowl

HISTORY

COACH: TODD GRAHAM DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/3 Buffalo 35-16 W 9/10 Maine 35-29 W 9/17 @Iowa 31-27 L 9/24 Notre Dame 15-12 L 9/29 USF 44-17 W 10/8 @Rutgers 34-10 L 10/15 Utah 26-14 L 10/26 Connecticut 35-20 W 11/5 Cincinnati 26-23 L 11/12 @Louisville 21-14 W 11/25 @West Virginia 21-20 L 12/3 Syracuse 33-20 W 1/7 SMU*+ 28-6 L Record: 6-7 Total: 315-297

COACH: PAUL CHRYST DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 Florida State 41-13 L 9/14 New Mexico 49-27 W 9/21 @Duke 58-55 W 9/28 Virginia 14-3 W 10/12 @Virginia Tech 19-9 L 10/19 Old Dominion 35-24 W 10/26 @Navy 24-21 L 11/2 @Georgia Tech 21-10 L 11/9 Notre Dame 28-21 W 11/16 North Carolina 34-27 L 11/23 @Syracuse 17-16 W 11/29 Miami 41-31 L 12/26 Bowling Green* 30-27 W Record: 7-6 Total: 342-353

COACH: PAT NARDUZZI DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/3 Villanova 28-7 W 9/10 Penn State 42-39 W 9/17 @Oklahoma State 45-38 L 9/24 @North Carolina 37-36 L 10/1 Marshall 43-27 W 10/8 Georgia Tech 37-34 W 10/15 @Virginia 45-31 W 10/27 Virginia Tech 39-36 L 11/5 @Miami 51-28 L 11/12 @Clemson 43-42 W 11/19 Duke 56-14 W 11/26 Syracuse 76-61 W 12/28 Northwestern* 31-24 L Record: 8-5 TOTAL: 532-458

RECORD BOOK

2011

2013

2016

2016 SEASON

Big East: 5-2 (T-1st) *BBVA Compass Bowl +Interim Head Coach Phil Bennett

BEGINNING WITH THE 2013 SEASON, GAMES IN ITALICS DENOTE ACC CONTESTS.

ACC: 6-2 (2nd Coastal Division) *Military Bowl

PLAYER PROFILES

COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/2 @Utah 27-24 (OT) L 9/11 New Hampshire 38-16 W 9/23 Miami 31-3 L 10/2 Fla. International 44-17 W 10/9 @Notre Dame 23-17 L 10/16 @Syracuse 45-14 W 10/23 Rutgers 41-21 W 10/30 Louisville 20-3 W 11/11 @Connecticut 30-28 L 11/20 @USF 17-10 W 11/26 West Virginia 35-10 L 12/4 @Cincinnati 28-10 W 1/8 Kentucky*+ 27-10 W Record: 8-5 Total: 342-247

Big East: 3-4 (5th) *BBVA Compass Bowl

STAFF

2015

COACH: DAVE WANNSTEDT DATE OPPONENT SCORE W/L 9/5 Youngstown St. 38-3 W 9/12 @Buffalo 54-27 W 9/19 Navy 27-14 W 9/26 @NC State 38-31 L 10/2 @Louisville 35-10 W 10/10 Connecticut 24-21 W 10/16 @Rutgers 24-17 W 10/24 USF 41-14 W 11/7 Syracuse 37-10 W 11/14 Notre Dame 27-22 W 11/27 @West Virginia 19-16 L 12/5 Cincinnati 45-44 L 12/26 North Carolina* 19-17 W Record: 10-3 Total: 417-257

PREVIEW

2012

MEDIA

2009

ACC: 4-4 (T-3rd Coastal Division) *Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl +Interim Head Coach Joe Rudolph

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HISTORY

NATIONAL TITLES

RATING SYSTEMS

PITT’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS YEAR

RECORD

COACH

SE­LEC­TOR

1976

12-0

Majors

Unan­i­mous

1937

9-0-1

Sutherland

AP, DS, LS, IFA, WS, TFT

1936

8-1-1

Sutherland

IFA, TFT

1934

9-1

Sutherland

Davis

1931

8-1

Sutherland

Davis

1929

9-1

Sutherland

Davis

1918

4-1

Warner

Unan­i­mous

1916

8-0

Warner

Unan­i­mous

1915

8-0

Warner

Davis

ALL-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 1.

Notre Dame

17

2.

Alabama

14

3.

USC

13

Yale

13

5.

Princeton

12

6.

Pittsburgh

9

To settle countless ar­gu­ments, Sports Il­lus­trat­ed in 1967 researched the first and only complete and wholly ac­cu­rate list ever com­piled of college foot­ball’s myth­i­cal national champions. Ev­ery rec­og­nized authority that ever presumed to name a No. 1 was included: Associated Press (1936-current): poll of sports­writ­ers and broad­cast­ers. Parke H. Davis Ratings (1889-1935): cho­sen by Davis, a player at Princeton in 1889 and a former coach at Wis­con­sin, Amherst and Lafayette, and first published in the 1934 Spalding’s Foot­ball Guide. Dickinson System (1924-40): chosen by Uni­ver­si­ty of Illinois eco­nom­ics professor Frank G. Dickinson; based on system that awarded var­i­ous point totals for wins over teams with winning or non-win­ning records. Dunkel System (1929-cur­rent): a power index rating system devised by Dick Dunkel and syn­di­cat­ed to news­pa­pers around the nation. Football Writers As­so­ci­a­tion of Amer­i­ca (1954-current): chosen by a panel rep­re­sent­ing membership. Helms First Interstate Bank Athletic Foun­da­tion (1889-1982): orig­i­nal­ly found­ed in 1936 as Helms Athletic Foundation and changed in the early 1970s to Citizens Savings Athletic Foun­da­tion be­fore the most recent name was adopted in 1981. Illustrated Football An­nu­al (1924-41): an “azzi ratem” system pub­lished in this highly re­gard­ed magazine by William F. Boand. Litkenhous System (1934-1984): a “dif­fer­ence-by-score” method syn­di­cat­ed by Fred Litkenhouse and his brother Edward. National Football Foun­da­tion and Hall of Fame (1959-1995): chosen annually by com­mit­tee rep­re­sent­ing membership. The Football Thesaurus (1927-58): sys­tem devised by Duke Houlgate and published in book of same title. United Press International (1950-1995): poll of 35 col­lege coaches. (Became the USA TODAY coaches poll.) Williamson System (1932-63): system of syn­di­cat­ed power ratings chosen by Paul Williamson, a geologist and member of the Sugar Bowl com­mit­tee. The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) (1998–2013): Determined a national champion by matching the country’s two top-rated teams in the BCS Standings against each other in a title game.

Pitt’s 1976 national championship was trumpeted on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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College Football Playoff: For the fourth consecutive season, the Football Bowl Subdivision will utilize a four-team playoff format to determine the national champion. A selection committee will choose the four playoff teams based on their performance during the regular season, including strength of schedule, head-to-head results, championships won and other factors. The teams will be seeded so that #1 will play #4 in one semifinal and #2 will meet #3 in the other. This year’s semifinal games will be played at the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl on January 1, 2018. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played on January 8, 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY Presented to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player by the Charlotte Touchdown Club 2013 Aaron Donald

ROTARY LOMBARDI AWARD Presented to the nation’s outstanding college lineman or linebacker by the Rotary Club of Houston 1980 Hugh Green 2013 Aaron Donald

CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD Presented to the college defensive player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club 2013 Aaron Donald

Note: In 2016, the Rotary Lombardi Award was changed to honor an overall player of the year regardless of position.

STAFF PLAYER PROFILES

WALTER CAMP AWARD Presented to the nation’s most outstanding player by the Walter Camp Foundation 1976 Tony Dorsett 1980 Hugh Green (first defensive player to win the award) 2003 Larry Fitzgerald (first sophomore to win the award)

OUTLAND TROPHY Presented to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America 1980 Mark May 2013 Aaron Donald

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MAXWELL AWARD Presented to the college player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club 1976 Tony Dorsett 1980 Hugh Green

BILETNIKOFF AWARD Presented to the nation’s outstanding college receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation 2000 Antonio Bryant 2003 Larry Fitzgerald

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JOHN W. HEISMAN MEMORIAL TROPHY Presented to the nation’s most outstanding player by the Heisman Trophy Trust 1976 Tony Dorsett

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Legendary tailback Tony Dorsett was selected as the winner of the Heisman Trophy in 1976, the same season he led the Panthers to the national title with a 12-0 record. While Dorsett is Pitt’s lone winner of the Heisman, the Panthers have had eight total players finish in the top five in the final balloting. Pitt players have finished in the top 10 of the Heisman voting 14 times.

2003 1. 2.

1975 Jason White Larry Fitzgerald

1.

Archie Griffin

Ohio State

1.

Clint Frank

Yale

Pittsburgh

2.

Chuck Muncie

California

2.

Byron White

Colorado

3.

Ricky Bell

Southern California

3.

Marshall Goldberg

Pittsburgh

4.

Alex Wojciechowicz

Fordham

Joe Kilgrow

Alabama

3.

Eli Manning

Mississippi

4.

Chris Perry

Michigan

5.

Darren Sproles

Kansas State

1987 1.

Tim Brown

Notre Dame

2.

Don McPherson

Syracuse

3.

Gordon Lockbaum

Holy Cross

4.

Lorenzo White

Michigan State

5.

Craig “Ironhead” Heyward

1937

Oklahoma

Pittsburgh

4.

Tony Dorsett

Pittsburgh

5.

Joe Washington

Oklahoma

5.

1.

Davey O’Brien

TCU

OTHER TOP 10 HEISMAN FINISHES BY PITT PLAYERS:

2.

Marshall Goldberg

Pittsburgh

Matt Cavanaugh (seventh, 1977)

3.

Sid Luckman

Columbia

Mike Ditka (sixth, 1960)

4.

Bob MacLeod

Dartmouth

Bill Fralic (sixth, 1984; eighth, 1983)

5.

Vic Bottari

California

Edgar “Special Delivery” Jones (seventh, 1941)

1938

Dan Marino (ninth, 1982)

1981 1.

Marcus Allen

Southern California

2.

Herschel Walker

Georgia

3.

Jim McMahon

Brigham Young

4.

Dan Marino

Pittsburgh

5.

Art Schlichter

Ohio State

1.

George Rogers

South Carolina

2.

Hugh Green

Pittsburgh

3.

Herschel Walker

Georgia

4.

Mark Herrmann

Purdue

5.

Jim McMahon

Brigham Young

1.

Tony Dorsett

Pittsburgh

2.

Ricky Bell

Southern California

3.

Rob Lytle

Michigan

4.

Terry Miller

Oklahoma State

5.

Tom Kramer

Rice

1980

1976

Tony Dorsett was the runaway winner in the 1976 Heisman Trophy balloting with 2,357 points.

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FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICANS

Rob­ert Peck*

C

1916

Rob­ert Peck*

C

1916

James Herron*

E

1916

Andy Hastings

F

1916

Claude Thornhill

G

1917

H.C. Carlson

E

1917

Jock Sutherland*

G

1917

Dale Sies*

G

1917

George McLaren

F

1918

Leonard Hilty*

T

1918

Tom Davies*

B

1918

George McLaren*

F

1920 1920

Tom Davies Herb Stein*

B C

1921

Herb Stein*

C

1925

Ralph Chase*

T

1927

Bill Kern

T

Gil­bert Welch#

B

1928

Mike Getto*

T

1929

Joe Donchess#

E

1929

Ray Montgomery*

G

Toby Uansa

H

1929

Tho­mas Parkinson

B

1931

Jesse Quatse*

T

1932

Joe Skladany*

E

1932

War­ren Heller#

B

1933

Joe Skladany*

H

Charles Hartwig*

E

1934

George Shotwell*

G

1934

Isadore Weinstock

C

Art Detzel

T

1936

Averell Daniell*

T

1936

Wil­li­am Glassford

G

1937

Frank Souchak

E

1937

Bill Daddio

E

Tony Matisi*

T

1937

Marshall Goldberg*

B

1938

Marshall Goldberg#

B

NAME

POS.

1981

Dan Marino

QB

1941

Ralph Fife

G

1981

Julius Dawkins

SE

1949

Bernie Barkouskie

G

1982

Jimbo Covert*

OT

1952

Eldred Kraemer

T

1982

Bill Maas

DT

1952

Joe Schmidt

LB

1982

Bill Fralic

OT

1956

Joe Walton#

E

1983

Bill Fralic#

OT

1958

John Guzik*

G

1984

Bill Fralic#

OT

1960

Mike Ditka#

E

1986

Randy Dixon*

OT

1963

Paul Martha*

B

1986

Tony Woods*

DE

1963

Ernie Borghetti

T

1987

Ezekial Gadson

LB

1973

Tony Dorsett

RB

1987

Craig Heyward*

RB

1974

Tony Dorsett

RB

1988

Mark Stepnoski*

OG

1974

Gary Burley

MG

1988

Jerry Olsavsky

LB

1975

Tony Dorsett

RB

1989

Marc Spindler

DT

1976

Tony Dorsett#

RB

1990

Brian Greenfield*

P

1976

Al Romano*

MG

1994

Ruben Brown

OT

1977

Matt Cavanaugh

QB

2000

Antonio Bryant*

WR

1977

Randy Holloway*

DT

2003

Larry Fitzgerald#

WR

1977

Bob Jury*

DB

2006

H.B. Blades

LB

1977

Tom Brzoza*

C

2008

Scott McKillop

LB

1978

Hugh Green*

DE

2009

Dorin Dickerson

TE

1978

Gor­don Jones

WR

2010

Jabaal Sheard

DE

1979

Hugh Green#

DE

2013

Aaron Donald#

DT

1980

Hugh Green#

DE

2014

James Conner

RB

1980

Mark May#

OT

2016

Quadree Henderson*

KR

1981

Sal Sunseri*

LB

2016

Dorian Johnson

OG

1981

Jimbo Covert

OT

* indicates consensus status # indicates unanimous selection

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YEAR

E

PRO FOOTBALL

1935

POS.

Bill Daddio

HISTORY HISTORY

1934

NAME

1938

RECORD BOOK

1929

YEAR

2016 SEASON

1927

Quadree Henderson was a 2016 consensus All-America return man. PLAYER PROFILES

C

1915

STAFF

POS.

Rob­ert Peck

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NAME

1914

MEDIA

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION NATIONAL SCHOLAR-ATHLETES YEAR

NAME

1988

Mark Stepnoski

1978

Jeff Delaney

1974

Todd Toerper

1973

David Blandino

1963

Al Grigaliunas

OL DAVID BLANDINO

DL VINCE CROCHUNIS

E DICK DEITRICK

DB JEFF DELANEY

OL ROB FADA

E AL GRIGALIUNAS

G JOHN GUZIK

PK CONOR LEE

T BILL LINDNER

DL GREG MEISNER

T LOU PALATELLA

DL J.C. PELUSI

DB LOUIS RIDDICK

DL DAN STEPHENS

OL MARK STEPNOSKI

WR TODD TOERPER

E JOE WALTON

NFF

AA

AA

ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS YEAR

NAME

2008

Conor Lee

2004

Vince Crochunis

2004

Dan Stephens

2003

Vince Crochunis

2003

Dan Stephens

2002

Vince Crochunis

1990

Louis Riddick

1989

Louis Riddick

1988

Mark Stepnoski

1986

Mark Stepnoski

1982

J.C. Pelusi

1982

Rob Fada

1981

Rob Fada

1980

Greg Meisner

1979

Greg Meisner

1978

Jeff Delaney

1976

Jeff Delaney

1959

Bill Lindner

1958

John Guzik

1956

Joe Walton

1954

Lou Palatella

1952

Dick Deitrick

AA, NFF

AA

AA

AA

NFF

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AA

AA

AA

AA

AA

NFF

AA

AA

AA, NFF

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HISTORY HISTORY

Notre Dame (13) Southern California (12) Ohio State (10) Pittsburgh (8) Alabama (8) Michigan (8) Syracuse (8) Minnesota (7) Illinois (6) Miami (Fla.) (6)

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STAFF

Ruben Brown • 1990-94 Len Casanova • 1950 (Coach) Jimbo Covert • 1978-82 Averell Daniell • 1934-36 Tom Davies • 1918-21 Mike Ditka • 1958-60 Joseph Donchess • 1927-29 Tony Dorsett • 1973-76 Bill Fralic • 1981-84 Marshall Goldberg • 1936-38 Hugh Green • 1977-80 Johnny Majors • 1954-56* Dan Marino • 1979-82 Mark May • 1977-80 Herb McCracken • 1918-20 George McLaren • 1915-18 Robert Peck • 1913-16 Joe Schmidt • 1950-52 Joe Skladany • 1931-33 Herb Stein • 1918-21 Dr. John B. Sutherland • 1914-17 (Player) • 1924-38 (Coach) Joseph Thompson • 1904-06 (Player) • 1908-12 (Coach) Hube Wagner • 1910-13 Glenn “Pop” Warner • 1915-23 (Coach)

The fourth-overall pick of the 1985 draft by the Minnesota Vikings, CHRIS DOLEMAN played 15 seasons in the NFL and holds status as one of the most productive pass rushers of all time. A defensive end and outside linebacker, Doleman was an eight-time Pro Bowler, earning six berths as a member of the Vikings and one each as a member of the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers. He was a first team All-Pro three times and was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1990s. Upon his retirement in 1999, Doleman’s 150.5 career sacks ranked fourth in league history and he was tied for third with eight seasons in which he recorded 10 or more sacks. Doleman received his enshrinement in 2012. MIKE DITKA became the first tight end elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he received enshrinement in 1988. Chicago’s No. 1 draft pick in 1961, Ditka would play 12 professional seasons, including six with the Bears (1961-66), two with the Philadelphia Eagles (1967-68) and four with the Dallas Cowboys (1969-72). The 1961 NFL Rookie of the Year, he earned All-NFL in each of his first four seasons and was a Pro Bowler his first five years. He was part of Chicago’s 1963 NFL title team and the Cowboys’ 1971 squad that won Super Bowl VI. Ditka worked as an assistant coach at Dallas for nine seasons, spent 11 seasons as Chicago’s head coach (winning Super Bowl XX) and spent three seasons as head coach of the New Orleans Saints. When TONY DORSETT retired from the NFL after 12 seasons (1977-88), he was the league’s second all-time leading rusher with 12,739 yards. He became the first player to win the Heisman Trophy, a collegiate national championship and a Super Bowl, and receive Hall of Fame enshrinement on both the college and pro levels. Taken by the Dallas Cowboys with the second overall pick of the 1977 draft, Dorsett rushed for more than 1,000 yards in eight of his first nine seasons­—the lone exception being the strikeshortened 1982 campaign which, ironically, saw him earn the NFC rushing title. He played in two Super Bowls (helping Dallas to victory in Super Bowl XII) and four Pro Bowls. Dorsett received his “Canton Call” in 1994. A third-round draft choice of Washington in 1981, RUSS GRIMM went on to start 11 seasons at guard for the Redskins (1981-91). Grimm was an original member of Washington’s famed “Hogs” offensive line, which included another Pitt great, Mark May. The dominating offensive front helped lead the Redskins to four Super Bowl appearances, including victories in Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. It was following Washington’s victory over Buffalo in Super Bowl XXVI that Grimm announced his retirement. He was voted to four consecutive Pro Bowls (1983-86) and was a first-team selection to the 1980s All-Decade Team. Grimm received his Canton induction in 2010. A 1981 second-round draft pick by New Orleans, RICKEY JACKSON spent 15 seasons in the NFL (1981-95) as one of the most disruptive defenders in the game. Upon his retirement, he ranked third all-time in sacks (128), second in fumble recoveries (28) and fourth in forced fumbles (41). Jackson made six trips to the Pro Bowl and was first team All-Pro four times. He helped elevate the Saints from doormat to contender as the franchise never finished below .500 during Jackson’s final seven years in New Orleans. His final two seasons were played in San Francisco as he helped the 49ers to a 49-26 victory over San Diego in Super Bowl XXIX. Jackson was a member of the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. When he finished his legendary 17-year career with the Miami Dolphins, DAN MARINO was by far the most prolific passer in NFL history. Upon his 1999 retirement, Marino held an incredible 25 NFL regular-season records and was the career leader in passing attempts (8,358), completions (4,967), yardage (61,361) and touchdowns (420). The Dolphins’ first-round pick in 1983, Marino earned NFL Rookie of the Year. In 1984 he became the first 5,000-yard passer in league history and would record 13 3,000-yard passing seasons in total. Marino also was one of the NFL’s winningest quarterbacks, earning 147 regular-season victories. He was a nine-time Pro Bowler and eight-time All-Pro. Marino was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. A third-round draft selection of New England in 1995, CURTIS MARTIN spent three years with the Patriots (1995-97) before joining the New York Jets (1998-2006). He finished his career with an astonishing 14,101 yards to rank fourth all-time among the NFL’s career rushing leaders, trailing only Emmitt Smith (18,355), Walter Payton (16,726) and Barry Sanders (15,269). Martin became only the second player in NFL history to begin his career with 10 consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons. In 2004 he was the NFL rushing champion with 1,697 yards. Martin was named a Pro Bowler five times and All-Pro three times. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. JOE SCHMIDT became the gold standard for NFL middle linebackers during his 13-year career (1953-65) with the Detroit Lions. A seventh-round draft pick, Schmidt would earn All-Pro 10 times, play in 10 Pro Bowl games (tied for the most all-time by a Lions player) and be named to the 1950s All-Decade Team. His teammates voted him Detroit’s MVP four times. He served as team captain for nine seasons and totaled 24 career interceptions. The Lions won two NFL championships during Schmidt’s career. He later coached the team for six seasons and led Detroit to its only playoff appearance of the 1970s. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973.

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Twenty-four men associated with Pitt have been elected into the College Football Hall of Fame. Eligibility requirements for players: must be at least 10 years past grad­uation date and cannot presently be playing professional football.

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LARRY FITZGERALD

WIDE RECEIVER | 2002-03

• Named the 2003 Walter Camp Player of the Year, becoming the first sophomore to earn that prestigious honor, and also won the Biletnikoff Award as the country’s top receiver. Was a unanimous first-team All-American, becoming the first Pitt sophomore to be selected unanimously. • Was the 2003 Heisman Trophy runner-up, finishing behind Oklahoma quarterback Jason White by just 128 points. Fitzgerald carried three voting regions, an unprecedented achievement for a sophomore. It was the highest Heisman finish by a wide receiver since Michigan’s Desmond Howard won the award in 1991. • Compiled 92 catches for 1,672 yards (18.2 avg.) and 22 touchdowns in 2003, leading the nation in receiving yards per game (128.62 avg.) and TD catches. • In just 26 collegiate games, Fitzgerald totaled 161 catches for 2,677 yards (16.6 avg.) and a Pitt-record 34 touchdowns. • His freshman season he had 69 catches for 1,005 yards (14.6 avg.) and 12 TDs. Fitzgerald was the first player in Pitt history to compile multiple 1,000-yard receiving seasons. • Caught a touchdown in 18 consecutive games to set an NCAA record. In total, he set or tied four NCAA marks, eight Big East records and 11 Pitt marks. • Was the third overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, going to the Arizona Cardinals, and has been selected to 10 Pro Bowls. • In 2012, he became the youngest player in NFL history to reach 700 career receptions and joined Randy Moss as the only players in league history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards before the age of 30.

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DAN MARINO

QUARTERBACK | 1979-82

• While at Pitt from 1979-82, broke nearly every major passing record in school history, including career marks for passing yards (8,597) and completions (693). • Thirty-five years after his final collegiate season, still holds Pitt records for touchdown passes in a career (79) and season (37). • Led Pitt to four consecutive Top 10 finishes, including a pair of No. 2 rankings. • Enhanced his reputation for delivering in the clutch in the 1982 Sugar Bowl, when he threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to tight end John Brown with 35 seconds left to give Pitt a come-from-behind 24-20 victory over Georgia. • Named a 1981 All-American and finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy balloting that year. • A first-round draft pick of the Miami Dolphins in 1983, Marino went on to gain recognition as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history with a record-breaking 17-year career. • He retired following the 1999 season as the league’s all-time leader in passing attempts (8,358), completions (4,967), yardage (61,361) and touchdowns (420). • Was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005.

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TONY DORSETT

RUNNING BACK | 1973-76

• Winner of the 1976 Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award. • Was selected an All-American in each of his four seasons (1973–76). • First player in NCAA history to reach 6,000 career rushing yards. Including bowl games, rushed for 6,526 yards. • His NCAA-recognized total (not including bowls) of 6,082 yards stood as the Division I record for 22 years (1976-98). • Gained 100 or more yards 36 times, including 20 consecutive games. • Remains Pitt’s all-time leading scorer with 380 points. • Holds Notre Dame opponent records for rushing yards against the Irish in a career (754) and game (303). • Led Pitt to the 1976 national championship with a 12-0 record. • In 1977, was the first-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys where he played 11 seasons (1977-87), including two Super Bowls and four Pro Bowls. • Played his final year with the Denver Broncos (1988) and finished his career as the second all-time leading rusher in NFL history (12,739). • Was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1994.

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MARSHALL GOLDBERG

RUNNING BACK | 1936-38

• Earned back-to-back All-America honors as a halfback (1937) and fullback (1938). • Member of the famed “Dream Backfield” at Pitt, considered one of college football’s greatest back tandems ever. • Was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in 1938 and placed third in the Heisman balloting in 1937. • Led Pitt to national championships in 1936 and 1937 with a combined 17-1-2 record. • Spent seven years in the NFL playing halfback for the Chicago Cardinals (1939-42, 1946-48). • Member of the Cardinals’ 1947 NFL championship team and had his No. 99 jersey retired by the franchise. • Elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1958.

JOE SCHMIDT

LINEBACKER | 1950-52

OFFENSIVE TACKLE | 1977-80

OFFENSIVE TACKLE | 1978-82

HUGH GREEN

DEFENSIVE END | 1977-80

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• A three-time first team All-American and won the 1980 Lombardi Award, Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award. • Finished second in the 1980 Heisman Trophy balloting, an unprecedented finish for a purely defensive player. • Was the first-ever defensive player to win the Walter Camp Award. • Named to Pitt’s All-Time Team after just his sophomore year. • Thirty-seven years following his final collegiate season, remains Pitt’s all-time sack leader with 49. • Helped lead Pitt to a four-year record of 39-8-1, including four bowl games and three Top 10 finishes. • First-round selection by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1981 and played 11 years in the NFL. • Elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.

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• A fixture on Pitt’s punishing offensive front from 1980-82, surrendering just three sacks during that span. As a senior, he did not give up a single sack. • Was a two-time first team All-American, earning consensus status as a senior. • Pitt went 31-5 during Covert’s three years as a starting offensive tackle, finishing in the nation’s Top 10 each season. The 1980 and 1981 teams each went 11-1 and finished as high as No. 2 in the national polls. • Was chosen in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft (sixth overall) by the Chicago Bears and was a consensus All-Rookie pick. He played eight seasons in Chicago (1983-90), earning All-Pro honors four times, two firstteam All-NFL selections, two Pro Bowl invitations and was twice named the NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year (1985 and 1986). • With Covert as a spearhead, the Bears led the NFL in rushing four consecutive years (1983-86). He was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1980s. • Elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

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JIMBO COVERT

END | 1958-60

• Was a unanimous All-America selection at end in 1960. • Led Pitt in receiving three consecutive years and was also a standout defender and punter. He additionally played baseball and basketball at Pitt and was the intramural wrestling champion. • In 1961 he was a first-round draft choice of the Chicago Bears and was a member of their 1963 NFL Championship team. He was also a member of the Dallas Cowboys when they won Super Bowl VI and earned All-Pro four times. • Spent 11 seasons as the head coach of the Chicago Bears, leading them to victory in Super Bowl XX, and later coached the New Orleans Saints. • Elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1986 and Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988.

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• In 1980 was named a unanimous All-American and Pitt’s first winner of the prestigious Outland Trophy. • Did not give up a sack his final two collegiate seasons. • Was Pitt’s “go-to” player on third-and-short situations, earning him the nickname “May Day.” • Helped lead Pitt to a four-year record of 39-8-1, including four bowl games and three Top 10 finishes. • Was selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 1981 NFL Draft and was a standout member of the team’s “Hogs” offensive line from 1981-90. Helped the Redskins to three Super Bowls (1982, 1983 and 1987), including world championships in ’82 and ’87. Finished his pro career with the San Diego Chargers (1991) and Arizona Cardinals (1992-93). • Elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2005.

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MARK MAY

OFFENSIVE TACKLE | 1981-84

• A three-time first team All-American, including unanimous status as a junior and senior. • Became the first offensive lineman to twice finish in the top 10 of the Heisman Trophy balloting, placing sixth in 1984 and eighth in 1983. • His collegiate career led to the creation of the “Pancake,” a statistical barometer for each time Fralic put an opposing defensive lineman on his back. • The second player taken overall in the 1985 NFL Draft, Fralic went on to an exceptional pro career from 1985-93, playing eight years with the Atlanta Falcons and his final season with the Detroit Lions. He was selected to the Pro Bowl four times. • Was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1998.

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BILL FRALIC

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• Earned All-America honors as a senior linebacker in 1952. • As both a collegian and professional, Schmidt was considered the era’s prototype for linebacker play—instinctive, aggressive and smart. • Played in 10 Pro Bowls during his 13-year career (1953-65) with the Detroit Lions, which included two NFL championships. • Served as the Lions’ head coach from 1967-72, leading Detroit to its only playoff appearance in the 1970s. • Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973 and College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.

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CONFERENCE HONORS

ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR

2014 James Conner, RB (coaches and media)

ACC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

2014 James Conner, RB (coaches and media)

ACC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2013 Aaron Donald, DT (coaches and media)

ACC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

2015 Jordan Whitehead, S (media) 2015 Jordan Whitehead, S, and Qadree Ollison, RB (coaches co-winners)

ACC OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 2015 Qadree Ollison, RB (coaches and media)

ACC DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 2015 Jordan Whitehead, S (coaches and media)

ACC BRIAN PICCOLO AWARD (Most Courageous Player) 2016 James Conner, RB

BIG EAST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

BIG EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

2010 Jabaal Sheard, DE 2009 Greg Romeus, DE (Co-POY) 2009 Mick Williams, DT (Co-POY) 2008 Scott McKillop, LB 2006 H.B. Blades, LB

BIG EAST SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

2003 Andy Lee, P (Co-Player of the Year with Virginia Tech PR DeAngelo Hall) 2002 Andy Lee, P (Co-Player of the Year with Rutgers KR Nate Jones)

BIG EAST ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 2009 Dion Lewis, RB 2007 LeSean McCoy, RB 2002 Larry Fitzgerald, WR 1991 Tom Tumulty, LB

BIG EAST COACH OF THE YEAR 2004 Walt Harris 1997 Walt Harris

BIG EAST FOOTBALL SCHOLARATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2008 Conor Lee, PK 2004 Vince Crochunis, DL

2009 Dion Lewis, RB 2003 Larry Fitzgerald, WR 2000 Antonio Bryant, WR (Tri-Player of the Year with Miami WR Santana Moss and Virginia Tech RB Lee Suggs) 1994 Billy West, RB

Adam Bisnowaty was a two-time All-ACC offensive tackle (2015-16).

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* before name denotes unanimous selection

2016 COACHES TEAM Adam Bisnowaty, OL (first team) James Conner, RB (first team) Quadree Henderson, KR (first team); WR (honorable mention) Dorian Johnson, OL (first team) Ejuan Price, DL (first team) Brian O’Neill, OL (second team) Jordan Whitehead, S (second team) Chris Blewitt, PK (honorable mention) Alex Bookser, OL (honorable mention) 2016 MEDIA TEAM James Conner, RB (first team) Quadree Henderson, KR (first team); WR (honorable mention) Dorian Johnson, OL (first team) Ejuan Price, DL (first team) Adam Bisnowaty, OL (second team) Jordan Whitehead, S (second team) Brian O’Neill, OL (third team) Chris Blewitt, PK (honorable mention) Tyrique Jarrett, DL (honorable mention) 2015 COACHES TEAM *Tyler Boyd, WR (first team) Ejuan Price, DL (first team) Adam Bisnowaty, OL (first team) Dorian Johnson, OL (second team) Qadree Ollison, RB (second team) J.P. Holtz, TE (third team) Nicholas Grigsby, LB (third team) Darryl Render, DL (third team) Jordan Whitehead, S (third team) 2015 MEDIA TEAM Tyler Boyd, WR (first team) Ejuan Price, DL (first team) Adam Bisnowaty, OL (second team) Dorian Johnson, OL (second team) Qadree Ollison, RB (second team) Darryl Render, DL (third team) Jordan Whitehead, S (third team) Avonte Maddox, CB (honorable mention) 2014 COACHES TEAM Tyler Boyd, WR (first team); KR (second team) T.J. Clemmings, OL (first team) *James Conner, RB (first team) Matt Rotheram, OL (second team) Anthony Gonzalez, LB (honorable mention) 2014 MEDIA TEAM Tyler Boyd, WR (first team); KR (second team) T.J. Clemmings, OL (first team) *James Conner, RB (first team) Matt Rotheram, OL (third team) 2013 COACHES TEAM Aaron Donald, DL (first team) Tyler Boyd, WR (third team) Devin Street, WR (honorable mention) 2013 MEDIA TEAM Aaron Donald, DL (first team) Tyler Boyd, WR (second team) Devin Street, WR (third team) Jason Hendricks, S (honorable mention) Matt Rotheram, OL (honorable mention) Ray Vinopal, S (honorable mention)

CONFERENCE HONORS

ALL-BIG EAST TEAM HONOREES

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Tight end Scott Orndoff was a three-time ACC All-Academic selection.

Reggie Mitchell, DB Scott Orndoff, TE Nathan Peterman, QB Scott Orndoff, TE Jordan Whitehead, DB

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PRO FOOTBALL

2016 Adam Bisnowaty, OL Alex Bookser, OL Matt Galambos, LB 2015 Adam Bisnowaty, OL Dontez Ford, WR Avonte Maddox, DB 2014 Adam Bisnowaty, OL David Durham, DL Avonte Maddox, DB Reggie Mitchell, DB 2013 Adam Bisnowaty, OL Scott Orndoff, TE Tom Savage, QB

HISTORY HISTORY

ACC ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM HONOREES To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must be a significant athletic contributor, earn a 3.00 GPA for the previous semester and maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Graduate students must maintain a 3.5 GPA.

RECORD BOOK

2012 Ray Graham, RB (first team) Aaron Donald, DL (first team) Jason Hendricks, S (second team) Mike Shanahan, WR (second team) Devin Street, WR (second team) Ryan Turnley, C (second team) 2011 Ray Graham, RB (first team) Jarred Holley, S (first team) Chas Alecxih, DL (second team) Aaron Donald, DL (second team) Max Gruder, LB (second team) Antwuan Reed, CB (second team) 2010 Jon Baldwin, WR (first team) Dom DeCicco, S (first team) Dan Hutchins, P (first team) Jason Pinkston, OL (first team) *Jabaal Sheard, DL (first team) Jarred Holley, CB (second team) Brandon Lindsey, DL (second team) 2009 Jon Baldwin, WR (first team) Aaron Berry, CB (first team) Dorin Dickerson, TE (first team) Adam Gunn, LB (first team) *Dion Lewis, RB (first team) John Malecki, OL (first team) Jason Pinkston, OL (first team) *Greg Romeus, DL (first team) Bill Stull, QB (first team) Mick Williams, DL (first team) Nate Byham, TE (second team) Dom DeCicco, S (second team) Dan Hutchins, PK (second team) Gus Mustakas, DL (second team) 2008 Nate Byham, TE (first team) C.J. Davis, OL (first team) Conor Lee, PK (first team) *LeSean McCoy, RB (first team) *Scott McKillop, LB (first team) Aaron Berry, CB (second team) Greg Romeus, DL (second team) 2007 LeSean McCoy, RB (first team) *Scott McKillop, LB (first team) Jeff Otah, OL (first team) Joe Clermond, DL (second team) 2006 H.B. Blades, LB (first team) Derek Kinder, WR (first team) Darrelle Revis, CB (first team) Joe Clermond, DL (second team) Adam Graessle, P (second team) 2005 H.B. Blades, LB (first team) Bernard “Josh” Lay, CB (first team) Greg Lee, WR (first team) Darrelle Revis, CB (first team) Josh Cummings, PK (second team) Tez Morris, S (second team) Tyler Palko, QB (second team) Charles Spencer, OL (second team)

1993 Curtis Martin, RB (first team) Tom Tumulty, LB (first team) Ruben Brown, OT (second team) Tom Barndt, DL (second team) Maurice Williams, CB (second team) 1992 Ruben Brown, OL (second team) Chris Sestili, OL (second team) Vernon Lewis, CB (second team) 1991 Jeff Christy, OG (first team) Sean Gilbert, DL (first team) Keith Hamilton, DL (first team) *Steve Israel, CB (first team) Alex Van Pelt, QB (second team) Chris Bouyer, WR (second team) David Moore, TE (second team) Ricardo McDonald, LB (second team)

MEDIA

* before name denotes unanimous selection

2004 H.B. Blades, LB (first team) Vince Crochunis, DL (first team) Josh Cummings, PK (first team) Adam Graessle, P (first team) *Rob Petitti, OL (first team) Bernard “Josh” Lay, CB (second team) Greg Lee, WR (second team) Tyler Palko, QB (second team) Charles Spencer, OL (second team) Dan Stephens, DL (second team) 2003 *Larry Fitzgerald, WR (first team) *Andy Lee, P (first team) Rob Petitti, OL (first team) *Rod Rutherford, QB (first team) Kris Wilson, TE (second team) 2002 Bryan Anderson, OL (first team) *Torrie Cox, CB (first team) *Larry Fitzgerald, WR (first team) Claude Harriott, DE (first team) Gerald Hayes, LB (first team) Andy Lee, P (first team) Rob Petitti, OL (second team) Rod Rutherford, QB (second team) 2001 *Antonio Bryant, WR (first team) Gerald Hayes, LB (first team) Ramon Walker, S (first team) Bryan Knight, DL (second team) 2000 Antonio Bryant, WR (first team) Jeff McCurley, C (first team) Bryan Knight, DL (first team) Gerald Hayes, LB (second team) Ramon Walker, S (second team) 1999 Latef Grim, WR (first team) Hank Poteat, CB (first team) Ramon Walker, S (first team) Kevan Barlow, RB (second team) Demond Gibson, DL (second team) Greg DeBolt, P (second team) 1998 Latef Grim, WR (first team) Hank Poteat, CB (first team) Phil Clarke, LB (second team) 1997 Tony Orlandini, OL (first team) Pete Gonzalez, QB (second team) Dwayne Schulters, RB (second team) Terry Murphy, WR (second team) Jon Marzoch, OL (second team) Frank Moore, DL (second team) Phil Clarke, LB (second team) 1996 Nate Cochran, P (first team) 1995 Chris Ferencik, PK (first team) Tom Tumulty, LB (first team) Dietrich Jells, WR (second team) Mike Halapin, DL (second team) Nate Cochran, P (second team) 1994 *Billy West, RB (first team) *Ruben Brown, OT (first team) Billy Davis, WR (second team) Tom Barndt, DL (second team)

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Running back Dion Lewis was the Big East’s Offensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year in 2009.

BIG EAST ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM HONOREES Recognized student-athletes who posted a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better over the prior academic year. 2012 Kevin Barthelemy, LS Adam Bisnowaty, OL Bam Bradley, LB Keegan Buck, DL Devin Cook, DL Jacob Craig, LB David Durham, FB Patrick Fisher, DB John Guy, OL Kevin Harper, PK Jarred Holley, DB J.P. Holtz, TE Adam Lazenga, FB Brad Lukasak, PK 2011 Joshua Brinson, WR Desmond Brown, RB Myles Caragein, DT Drake Greer, K/P Kevin Harper, PK Jarred Holley, DB Adam Lazenga, LB Marco Pecora, DB 2010 Pat Bostick, QB Myles Caragein, DL Pat Costello, DB Dom DeCicco, DB Kolby Gray, DB Max Gruder, LB Kevin Harper, PK Henry Hynoski, FB Andrew Janocko, QB 2009 Jonathan Baldwin, WR Luke Briggs, K Myles Caragein, DL Pat Costello, P Steve Dell, LB

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Jahmahl Pardner, DB Devon Porchia, LB Anthony Rippole, FB Gabe Roberts, OL Artie Rowell, OL Mike Shanahan, WR Andrew Taglianetti, DB Joe Trebitz, LB Ray Vinopal, DB Chad Voytik, QB Chris Wuestner, WR Matt Yoklic, P Brett Zuck, WR Mike Shanahan, WR Andrew Taglianetti, DB Joe Trebitz, LB Ray Vinopal, DB Kris Wildman, FB Chris Yankoski, K/P Matt Yoklic, P Brett Zuck, WR Chris Mike, FB Marco Pecora, DB Mike Shanahan, WR Tino Sunseri, QB Andrew Taglianetti, DB Tyler Tkach, DL Joe Trebitz, LB Matt Yoklic, P Adam Gunn, LB Henry Hynoski, FB Andrew Janocko, QB John Malecki, OL Mike Shanahan, WR

2008 Pat Bostick, QB Luke Briggs, PK Myles Caragein, DL Mark Estermyer, LS Max Gruder, LB Henry Hynoski, FB Andrew Janocko, QB 2007 Mark Estermyer, LS Adam Gunn, LB Conor Lee, PK John Pelusi, TE Austin Ransom, WR 2006 Brian Bennett, LB Mark Estermyer, LS Adam Gunn, LB Conor Lee, PK 2005 Justin Acierno, FB Mark Estermyer, LS Ronald Idoko, DL 2004 Justin Acierno, FB Justin Belarski, C Brian Bennett, LB Vince Crochunis, DL 2003 Justin Belarski, OL Brian Bennett, LB Vince Crochunis, DL Luke Getsy, QB Dan LaCarte, OL 2002 Brian Beinecke, LB Vince Crochunis, DL Brian Guzek, DL Dan LaCarte, OL Brandon Miree, RB

Conor Lee, PK John Malecki, OL John Pelusi, TE Austin Ransom, LB Tristan Roberts, LB Tyler Tkach, DL Kevan Smith, QB Lucas Stone, P Tyler Tkach, DL Dustin Walters, TE Gus Mustakas, DL Tyler Palko, QB LaRod StephensHowling, RB Joe Villani, C Tyler Palko, QB Doug Roseberry, LB Dale Williams, OL Doug Roseberry, LB Dan Stephens, DL Dale Williams, OL Brandon Miree, RB Yogi Roth, WR Jon Schall, OL Dan Stephens, DL Kris Wilson, TE Chad Reed, OL Yogi Roth, WR Dan Stephens, DL Gary Urschler, DB Kris Wilson, TE

2001 Brian Beinecke, LB Vince Crochunis, DL Brian Guzek, DL Bryan Knight, DL Nick Lotz, PK 2000 Brian Beinecke, LB Mark Browne, OL Christopher Curd, WR Brian Guzek, LB Dan LaCarte, DL 1999 Brian Beinecke, LB Seth Hornack, DB Nick Lotz, PK Joe Manganello, OL 1998 Andrew Grischow, C Seth Hornack, DB 1997 Grant Coffield, P Andrew Grischow, C Seth Hornack, DB 1996 Andrew Grischow, C 1995 Zatiti Moody, DE Tony Orlandini, OL 1994 Tony Orlandini, OL John Ryan, QB 1993 John Ryan, QB 1992 Sean Conley, PK Doug Kautter, LB

Mark Ponko, DB Chad Reed, C Dan Stephens, DL Gary Urschler, DB Kris Wilson, TE Nick Lotz, PK Joe Manganello, OL Kody Miller, LB Mark Ponko, DB Chad Reed, C Scott McCurley, LB Matt O’Connor, QB Mark Ponko, DB Gary Urschler, DB Jeff McCurley, OL Mark Ponko, DB Joe Holland, WR Jason Sepkowski, OL

John Ryan, QB Jason Sepkowski, OL Billy West, RB Doug Whaley, DB James Morrison, LB Doug Whaley, DB

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Michael Sebastian Joseph Skladany Frank Walton Miller Munjas George Shotwell Averell Daniell Bill Glassford Robert LaRue Frank Patrick Bill Daddio Marshall Goldberg Richard Cassiano Ben Kish George Kracum Ernest Bonelli Billy Reynolds Dick Deitrick Eldred Kraemer John Paluck Vince Scorsone Joe Walton Jim McCusker Dick Haley John Guzik Mike Ditka Ed Sharockman

HISTORY HISTORY

1934 1934 1934 1935 1935 1937 1937 1937 1938 1939 1939 1940 1940 1941 1945 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1957 1958 1959 1959 1961 1961

RECORD BOOK

guard-center center half­back end tackle guard center tackle center center line­back­er quar­ter­back tackle half­back cornerback line­back­er end safety safety def. end def. back full­back end center line­back­er tackle end

def. back quar­ter­back guard halfback center def. tackle def. back end def. end tackle guard quarterback off. tackle halfback linebacker wide receiver def. back halfback linebacker tight end off. tackle guard linebacker quarterback off. tackle off. tackle long snapper linebacker tight end off. tackle def. tackle off. tackle off. tackle quarterback

2016 SEASON

Joe Schmidt John Cenci Lou Cimarolli John Paluck Bob Pollock Vince Scorsone Charley Brueckman Jim McCusker Marty Schottenheimer Paul Cercel Jim Flanigan Matt Cavanaugh Randy Holloway Elliott Walker J.C. Wilson Al Chesley Gordon Jones Jeff Delaney Jo Jo Heath Rickey Jackson Lynn Thomas Randy McMillan Benjie Pryor Emil Boures Sal Sunseri Jimbo Covert Julius Dawkins

Tim Lewis Dan Marino Ron Sams Bryan Thomas Jim Sweeney Bill Maas Tom Flynn Dwight Collins Chris Doleman Randy Dixon Jeff Christy Alex Van Pelt Ruben Brown Curtis Martin Tom Tumulty Dietrich Jells Hank Poteat Kevan Barlow Gerald Hayes Kris Wilson Rob Petitti Charles Spencer H.B. Blades Tyler Palko Mike McGlynn Jeff Otah Mark Estermyer Scott McKillop Dorin Dickerson Jason Pinkston Aaron Donald T.J. Clemmings Adam Bisnowaty Nathan Peterman

PLAYER PROFILES

SENIOR BOWL 1953 1956 1956 1956 1957 1957 1958 1958 1965 1965 1967 1977 1977 1977 1977 1978 1978 1978 1979 1980 1980 1980 1980 1981 1981 1982 1982

1982 1982 1982 1982 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984 1986 1991 1992 1994 1994 1995 1995 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2006 2007 2007 2008 2008 2009 2010 2013 2014 2016 2016

STAFF

tackle tackle quar­ter­back tackle half­back end tackle guard quar­ter­back half­back quar­ter­back end end half­back half­back half­back full­back full­back guard end guard end end tackle half­back tackle end center tackle guard half­back end quar­ter­back tackle end half­back end guard half­back full­back tackle quar­ter­back half­back full­back line­back­er center middle guard line­back­er safety center end center line­back­er guard def. back def. tackle def. back line­back­er end end

def. end center line­back­er cornerback def. end tackle line­back­er guard cornerback off. tackle def. back def. back linebacker def. back off. tackle guard wide receiver def. end cornerback def. end head coach linebacker fullback quarterback def. back def. end tight end cornerback linebacker linebacker running back center tight end

PREVIEW

Horse L. Chase Mike Getto Eddie Baker James MacMurdo Michael Sebastian Joseph Skladany Frank Walton Charles Hartwig Miller Munjas Izzy Weinstock John Michelosen Frank Souchak Bill Daddio Marshall Goldberg Harold Stebbins Richard Cassiano Ben Kish George Kracum Ralph Fife Stan Gervelis George Ranii Leo Skladany William McPeak Nicholas Bolkovac William Reynolds Eldred Kraemer Robert McQuaide Charley Brueckman Jim McCusker John Guzik Dick Haley Art Gob Ivan Toncic Bill Lindner Mike Ditka Fred Cox Steve Jastrzembski John Draksler Paul Martha Rick Leeson Ernie Borghetti Fred Mazurek Eric Crabtree Joe Novogratz Geoff Brown Bob Kuziel Gary Burley Al Chesley Jo Jo Heath Russ Grimm Rickey Jackson Emil Boures Sal Sunseri Rob Fada Tim Lewis Bill Maas Tom Flynn Troy Benson Chris Doleman Bill Wallace

Bob Buczkowski Barry Pettyjohn Ezekial Gadson Gary Richard Burt Grossman Tom Ricketts Jerry Olsavsky Mark Stepnoski Alonzo Hampton Roman Matusz Louis Riddick Steve Israel Ricardo McDonald Anthony Dorsett Tony Orlandini Jon Marzoch Latef Grim Bryan Knight Torrie Cox Claude Harriott Walt Harris Lewis Moore Lousaka Polite Rod Rutherford Bernard “Josh” Lay Joe Clermond Nate Byham Aaron Berry Max Gruder Brandon Lindsey Ray Graham Ryan Turnley Scott Orndoff

MEDIA

1925 1928 1930 1932 1934 1934 1934 1935 1935 1935 1938 1938 1939 1939 1939 1940 1940 1941 1942 1942 1945 1946 1949 1950 1952 1954 1954 1957 1957 1958 1958 1958 1959 1959 1960 1961 1961 1962 1963 1963 1963 1964 1965 1965 1969 1972 1975 1978 1979 1980 1980 1981 1981 1982 1982 1983 1983 1984 1984 1984

1985 1985 1987 1987 1988 1988 1988 1988 1989 1989 1990 1991 1991 1995 1997 1997 2000 2001 2002 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2005 2007 2009 2009 2011 2011 2012 2012 2016

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ALL-STAR GAMES 1964 1964 1964 1965 1967 1971 1972

Paul Martha Ernie Borghetti John Maczuzak Marty Schottenheimer Jim Flanigan Charles Hall Bob Kuziel

halfback tackle tackle center linebacker def. back center

BLUE-GRAY ALL-STAR CLASSIC 1939 1939 1940 1944 1945 1945 1948 1949 1949 1951 1951 1952 1953 1957 1959 1961 1963 1969 1969 1971 1974 1984 1984 1986 1988 1988 1988 1990 1991 1991 1991 1992 1994 1994

Steve Petro John Chickerneo Bob Thurbon Ernie Bonelli Francis Mattioll John Kosh Leo Skladany Bernie Barkouskie Carl DePasqua Bob Bestwick Chris Warriner Joe Bozek Dick Deitrick Richard Scherer Fred Riddle Larry Vignali John Maczuzak Bob Ellis Dave Dibbley Charles Hall Mike Bulino Marlon McIntyre Melvin Dean Tom Brown Burt Grossman Cornell Holloway Troy Washington Louis Riddick Jeff Christy Ricardo McDonald Scott Miller Alex Van Pelt Tom Barndt Ruben Brown

guard quarterback halfback halfback guard center end guard fullback quarterback end end end end fullback guard tackle end halfback def. back def. back fullback def. back fullback def. end def. back safety def. back guard linebacker tackle quarterback def. end off. tackle

1994 1994 1994 1994 1995 1995 1999 1999 1999 1999

Curtis Martin Lawson Mollica John Majors Charlie Coe Tom Tumulty Anthony Dorsett Kirk McMullen Ethan Weidle Walt Harris Tom Freeman

halfback center head coach asst. coach linebacker def. back tight end off. tackle off. head coach asst. coach

HULA BOWL 1953 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1964 1964 1964 1965 1965 1969 1971 1972 1973 1975 1976 1976 1976 1977 1977 1978 1978 1978 1978 1979 1980 1980 1980 1980

Billy Reynolds Joe Walton Charley Brueckman John Guzik Bill Lindner Mike Ditka Fred Cox Paul Martha Rick Leeson Ernie Borghetti Eric Crabtree Joe Novogratz Geoff Brown Charles Hall Bob Kuziel Jim Buckmon Tom Perko Tony Dorsett Al Romano Jim Corbett Tom Brzoza Bob Jury Jeff Delaney Matt Carroll Gordon Jones Dave Logan Jeff Pelusi Hugh Green Mark May Randy McMillan Benjie Pryor

halfback end center guard tackle end halfback halfback fullback tackle tackle linebacker linebacker def. back center def. end linebacker running back middle guard tight end center safety safety guard end tackle linebacker def. end tackle fullback end

1981 1982 1982 1982 1983 1984 1985 1987 1987 1988 1989 1991 2006 2006 2007 2007

Pappy Thomas Jimbo Covert Julius Dawkins Dan Marino Jim Sweeney Bill Fralic Bill Callahan Jon Carter Quintin Jones Burt Grossman Tony Siragusa Steve Israel Clint Session Joe Villani Kennard Cox Darrell Strong

def. back tackle end quar­ter­back center tackle safety end cornerback def. end def. tackle def. back linebacker center cornerback tight end

COACHES’ ALL-AMERICAN GAME 1974 Rod Kirby 1974 Jim Buckmon 1974 Glenn Hyde

linebacker def. end def. tackle

ALL-AMERICAN BOWL 1973 1974 1974 1974

Rod Kirby Gary Burley Mike Bulino Mike Carey

linebacker middle guard def. back center

MARTIN LUTHER KING CLASSIC 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989

Bill Cherpak Chris Goetz Tom Sims Tony Siragusa Carnel Smith

off. guard off. guard def. tackle def. tackle def. end

NORTH-SOUTH GAME 1949 1952 1958 1958 1959 1960 1960 1962 1962 1962 1963 1963 1965 1965 1971

Lou Cecconi Joe Schmidt Bill Kaliden Ed Michaels Serafino Fazio Ron Delfine Paul Hodge Ed Clark Gary Kaltenbach Tom Brown Al Grigaliunas Jeff Ware Ken Lucas Fred Hoaglin Ralph Cindrich

halfback guard-center quar­ter­back guard center end guard halfback tackle guard end guard quarterback center linebacker

INTA JUICE NORTH-SOUTH ALL-STAR CLASSIC 2006 Steve Buches 2006 Adam Graessle

tight end punter

LAS VEGAS ALL-AMERICAN CLASSIC 2005 Vince Crochunis

def. tackle

JAPAN BOWL

Defensive linemen Burt Grossman (left) and Tony Siragusa both played in the Hula Bowl.

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1975 1976 1976 1976 1977

Tom Perko Tony Dorsett Al Romano Jim Corbett Tom Brzoza

linebacker running back middle guard tight end center

ALL-STAR GAMES | TEAM CAPTAINS safety guard tackle end def. end center tackle def. back running back def. back middle guard cornerback off. tackle def. back quarterback

ALL-STAR GRIDIRON CLASSIC 1999 Phil Clarke 2003 Brandon Miree 2003 Matt Morgan

RAYCOM ALL-STAR CLASSIC

linebacker running back off. tackle

TEXAS VS. THE NATION ALL-STAR CHALLENGE 2008 Conredge Collins 2008 C. J. Davis 2010 Dom DeCicco

fullback off. guard def. back

2012 Tino Sunseri

NFLPA COLLEGIATE BOWL

2015 J.P. Holtz 2016 Ryan Lewis

quarterback tight end def. back

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Matt Galambos Shakir Soto

linebacker def. end

CASINO DEL SOL COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME 2011 Antwuan Reed 2012 Chris Jacobson 2012 Mike Shanahan

def. back off. guard wide receiver

PREVIEW

Bob Jury Matt Carroll Dave Logan Ralph Still Hugh Green Russ Grimm Mark May Terry White Wayne DiBartola Pappy Thomas J.C. Pelusi Gary Richard Roman Matusz Dan Crossman Alex Van Pelt

MEDIA

1977 1978 1978 1979 1980 1980 1980 1980 1981 1981 1982 1987 1989 1989 1992

STAFF

ALL-TIME PITT TEAM CAPTAINS PLAYER PROFILES 2016 SEASON

1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955

Game Captains Game Captains Game Captains Game Captains Game Captains Jack Durisham Bill McPeak Game Captains Bill McPeak Lou Cecconi Nick Bolkovac Rudy Andabaker Bob Brennan Joe Schmidt Dick Deitrick Henry Ford Lou Palatella Hal Hunt­er John Cenci

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1923 Lloyd Jordan 1924 Noble Frank 1925 Ralph Chase 1926 Blair McMillan 1927 Gibby Welch 1928 Alex Fox 1929 Luby DiMeolo 1930 Eddie Baker 1931 Eddie Hirshberg 1932 Paul Reider 1933 None 1934 Charles Hartwig 1935 Nick Kliskey 1936 None 1937 John Michelosen 1938 Game Captains 1939 Game Captains 1940 Game Captains

Joe Thomp­son Gilbert Miller Calvin Marshall Quincy Banbury Homer Roe Tex Richards Jack Lindsay Polly Galvin Hube Wagner Wayne Smith Guy Williamson Bob Peck H.C. Carlson George McLaren Jimmy DeHart Herbert Stein Tom Davies Tom Holleran

PRO FOOTBALL

YEAR CAPTAIN(S)

1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922

HISTORY HISTORY

YEAR CAPTAIN(S)

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Pitt 2016 team captains (from left to right) Adam Bisnowaty, Ejuan Price and James Conner stand with quarterback Nathan Peterman and former head coach Walt Harris prior to the Penn State game coin flip.

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YEAR CAPTAIN(S)

YEAR CAPTAIN(S)

1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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Joe Walton Bob Pollock Charley Brueckman Jim McCusker Ed Micheals Don Crafton Bill Lindner Ken Montanari Mike Ditka Game Captains Tom Brown Gary Kaltenbach Al Grigaliunas Ray Popp Phil Dahar Jim Flanigan Dave Drake Harry Orszulak Ed Gallin Ed Whitaker Game Captains Game Captains Jack Dykes John Simpson John Moss Rick Lozier Reggie Frye Dave Wannstedt Rodney Kirby Jim Buckmon Mike Carey Bill Daniels Kelcy Daviston Dennis Moorhead Tom Perko Tony Dorsett Jim Corbett Arnie Weatherington Tom Brzoza Matt Cavanaugh Randy Holloway Bob Jury Gordon Jones Jeff Delaney Al Chesley Matt Carroll Jeff Pelusi Jo Jo Heath Dan Fidler Hugh Green Rickey Jackson Bill Neill Rick Trocano Mark May Russ Grimm Sal Sunseri Emil Boures Dan Marino Jimbo Covert J.C. Pelusi Yogi Jones

Tom Flynn Troy Hill Jim Sweeney Bill Fralic Chris Doleman Troy Benson John Congemi Bill Callahan Dennis Atiyeh Steve Apke Randy Dixon Tony Woods Jon Carter Ed Miller Billy Owens Jerry Olsavsky Tom Ricketts Mark Stepnoski Troy Washington Robert Bradley Dan Crossman Roman Matusz Alex Van Pelt Craig Gob Louis Riddick Eric Holzworth Alex Van Pelt Ricardo McDonald Sean Gilbert Eric Seaman Game Captains Tom Barndt Doug Whaley Curtis Martin Tom Barndt Ruben Brown Lawson Mollica Tom Tumulty Mike Halapin David Sumner Jon McCray Jason Chavis Billy West Curtis Anderson Pete Gonzalez Curtis McGhee Phil Clarke Terry Murphy Hank Poteat Latef Grim Karim Thompson Hank Poteat Latef Grim Bryan Knight Torrie Cox Lousaka Polite Ramon Walker Torrie Cox Lousaka Polite Gerald Hayes Torrie Cox

Lousaka Polite Lewis Moore William “Tutu” Ferguson Tyler Palko Vince Crochunis Doug Roseberry H.B. Blades Raymond Kirkley Tez Morris Tyler Palko H.B. Blades Steve Buches Adam Graessle Tyler Palko Clint Session Joe Clermond Jeff Otah Austin Ransom C. J. Davis Rashaad Duncan Conor Lee Scott McKillop LaRod Stephens-Howling Nate Byham Adam Gunn John Malecki Cedric McGee Gus Mustakas Mick Williams Dom DeCicco Jason Pinkston Jabaal Sheard Myles Caragein Jarred Holley Chris Jacobson Antwuan Reed Mike Shanahan Tino Sunseri Andrew Taglianetti Aaron Donald Jarred Holley Cameron Saddler Mike Shanahan Ryan Turnley Aaron Donald Tyrone Ezell Jason Hendricks Tom Savage Devin Street K’Waun Williams T.J. Clemmings Nicholas Grigsby Ray Vinopal J.P. Holtz Lafayette Pitts Darryl Render Artie Rowell Adam Bisnowaty James Conner Ejuan Price

ED CONWAY AWARD

Offense: Chris Curd (WR) Defense: Bernard “Josh” Lay (DB), Malcolm Pinder (DL)

2004

Offense: Mike McGlynn (OL), Tim Murphy (RB) Defense: Charles Sallet (DL), Clint Session (LB)



2006

Offense: C.J. Davis (OL) Defense: Clint Session (LB) Special Teams: Kennard Cox (DB)

2007

Offense: Jeff Otah (OL) Defense: Gus Mustakas (DL)

2008

Offense: Dorin Dickerson (TE), Cedric McGee (WR) Defense: Mick Williams (DL)

1975

Offense: John Pelusi (C) Defense: Randy Cozens (DE)

1990

Offense: Scott Stark (QB) Defense: Anthony Jagers (SS)

2009

Offense: Pat Bostick (QB) Defense: Max Gruder (LB)

1976

Offense: Bob Hutton (HB) Defense: LeRoy Felder (DB)

1991

Offense: Dan Anderson (OL) Defense: Jeff Esters (DL)

2010

Offense: Greg Cross (WR) Defense: Antwuan Reed (DB)

1992

Offense: Mark Fely (OL) Defense: Mike Halapin (DL)

2011

1993

Offense: Raymond Belvin (TE) Defense: T om Barndt (DL), Jason Chavis (LB), Jay Jones (DB)

Offense: Anthony Gonzalez (QB) Defense: Tyrone Ezell (DL), Buddy Jackson (DB)

2012

Offense: Ryan Turnley (OL) Defense: Shayne Hale (DL)

1994

Offense: Brian Curran (OL) Defense: Mike Mohring (DL)

2013

Offense: T.J. Clemmings (OL) Defense: Tyrone Ezell (DL)

1995

Offense: John Jones (TE) Defense: David Sumner (LB)

2014

Offense: T.J. Clemmings (OL) Defense: David Durham (DL)   Special Teams: Todd Thomas (LB)

1996

Offense: Kirk McMullen (TE) Defense: Rasshad Whitmill (DB)

2015

Offense: Dontez Ford (WR) Defense: Tyrique Jarrett (DL)

1977 Offense: Randy Reutershan (FL), George Link (OG) Defense: Dave Logan (MG) 1978 Offense: Ray “Rooster” Jones (HB) Defense: Lynn Thomas (DB)

1980

Offense: Emil Boures (OG) Defense: Carlton Williamson (SS)

1981

Offense: Wayne DiBartola (FB) Defense: Wallace “Pappy” Thomas (CB)

1982

Offense: Marlon McIntyre (FB) Defense: Dan “Peep” Short (SS)

1997

Offense: Ethan Weidle (OL) Defense: Frank Moore (DL)

2016

Offense: Jester Weah (WR) Defense: Shakir Soto (DL)

1983

Offense: Mike Dahl (OG) Defense: Melvin Dean (CB), Troy Benson (LB)

1998

Offense: Matt Lytle (QB) Defense: Nick Cole (LB)

2017

Offense: Jaryd Jones-Smith (OL) Defense: Elijah Zeise (LB)

1984

Offense: Dwayne Milloy (FL) Defense: Steve Apke (LB)

1999

Offense: Jeff McCurley (OL) Defense: R yan Smith (DL), Mark Ponko (DB)

1985

Offense: Dave Shuck (TE) Defense: Lee Hetrick (LB), John Lewis (CB)

2000

Offense: Mike Bosnic (TE) Defense: B ryan Knight (DL), Amir Purifoy (LB)

1986

Offense: Darrin Gillaspie (WR) Defense: Jerry Olsavsky (LB)

2001

1987

Offense: Nate Heyward (RB) Defense: Carnel Smith (DE)

Offense: Kris Wilson (TE) Defense: T orrie Cox (DB), Lewis Moore (LB)

2002

1988

Offense: Adam Walker (RB) Defense: Louis Riddick (SS)

1989

Offense: Mike LiVorio (OL) Defense: Dave Coleman (CB)

Offense: Brandon Miree (RB), Tim Murphy (RB) Defense: V ince Crochunis (DL), Tez Morris (DB), Malcolm Postell (LB)

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Offense: Russ Grimm (C) Defense: Charles “Yogi” Jones (LB)

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1979

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Jaryd Jones-Smith

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Offense: Mike McGlynn (OL) Defense: Chris McKillop (DL) STAFF

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Until his passing in 1974, Ed Conway was the radio voice of Pitt football for four years and a tremendous friend and supporter of the Panthers program. In appreciation of his work, the football team presents an annual award in his honor to the most improved players each spring.

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BOWL HISTORY ROSE BOWL • JAN. 2, 1928

ROSE BOWL • JAN. 2, 1933

SUGAR BOWL • JAN. 2, 1956

Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl

Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl

New Orleans, La., Tulane Stadium

STANFORD 0 0 7 0 — 7 PITTSBURGH 0 0 6 0 — 6

SOUTHERN CAL 7 0 7 21 — 35 PITTSBURGH 0 0 0 0 — 0

GEORGIA TECH 7 0 0 0 — 7 PITTSBURGH 0 0 0 0 — 0

Pitt’s first bowl trip resembled a poli­tician’s whis­tle-stop tour—wherever Pitt was at lunch­time during its trek west, it practiced. The routine was simple: deboard the train around 11:15; explore the day’s town until noon; lunch at 12; walk lunch off, then practice; reboard the train. So it was that Pitt prac­ticed in Dodge City, Al­bu­quer­que and Winslow, Arizona, on the way to Pasadena. The game had a sentimental storyline: the coach against his mentor. Panther Head Coach John B. “Jock” Sutherland had played for Stanford Coach Glenn “Pop” Warner when the latter was at Pitt. Amidst all that, the game, although close, was ­controlled by Stanford. Pitt grabbed a 6-0 third-quarter lead when Jim­my Hagan scooped up a Cardinal fum­ ble and ran 20 yards for a touch­down. The extra point was missed. Stanford, which made several march­es deep into Pitt ter­ri­to­ry, finally scored on an unusual play. On fourth-and-goal at the two, Stanford quar­terback Biff Hoffman completed a pass to Bob Sims, but it was short of the goal line. Sims was hit and fumbled, but Frank Wilton picked up the loose ball and carried it in to tie the game. Hoffman’s extra point won it, 7-6. Pitt, a slight favorite entering the game, mus­tered very little offense in its first of four Rose Bowl games.

Pitt’s coach, John B. “Jock’’ Sutherland, would try a new ploy after two Rose Bowl losses, so he took the team to Tucson to practice for its first Rose Bowl win. Instead Sutherland suffered the worst loss in his Pitt career. It was the first time since 1928 that Pitt was shut out and actually lost the game; it had played four scoreless ties since a 6-0 loss to Car­negie Tech. With 83,000 in at­ten­dance, the Pan­thers stayed close until the fourth quarter before collapsing. USC’s Homer Griffith threw, and later caught, a touch­down pass as the Trojans built a 14-0 lead through three quarters. After Irvine ­Warburton scored to make the score 21-0, Pitt fumbled the kickoff, and Warburton scored again shortly thereafter. A blocked punt set up the final touchdown. Several Panthers were singled out by the crowd with standing ovations: ends Ted Dailey and Joe Skladany, guard Charles Hartwig and back War­ren Heller, who rushed for 63 yards in the final game of his brilliant Pitt career.

A controversial pass interference pen­alty against Pitt’s Bobby Grier, the first black man ever to play in the Sugar Bowl, put Georgia Tech on the doorstep for the game’s only touchdown. Pitt, under new Head Coach John Michelosen— the first man in Pitt history to play and coach in bowl games (he was a quarterback on the 1936 Rose Bowl team)—had several chances to tie the game but hit a wall of futility. Grier’s penalty gave Tech the ball on the 1, from where Wade Mitchell snuck in for the score. A fumble killed a first-quarter drive, then quarterback Corny Salvaterra was stopped on a fourth-and-goal just before halftime. Pitt’s Ray DiPasquale intercepted a pass to squelch a fourth quarter threat by Tech. In the final moments, Pitt made a furious attempt to tie the game. The Panthers, who were penalized twice on the last drive, were on Tech’s 5-yard line when time ran out.

ROSE BOWL • JAN. 1, 1930 Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl

SOUTHERN CAL 13 13 14 7 — 47 PITTSBURGH 0 0 7 7 — 14 If vintage football films give you the im­pres­sion that the game of the 20s and 30s was run, run, and run again, think again. USC’s Trojans bombed Pitt with an all-out passing attack. The game start­ed on a bright note for “Jock” Sutherland’s team when Toby Uansa rushed 68 yards on Pitt’s first play. Pitt failed to score, then the walls caved in. Gaius Shaver con­nect­ed with Hen­ry Edelson for a 55-yard touchdown. Later in the quarter, Shaver hit Ernest Pinckert for a 28-yard score, cap­i­tal­iz­ing on a Pitt fumble. Another fumble led to USC’s third touch­down, a short run which opened the score to 19-0. Two Jesses set up the Tro­jans’ next score when Jesse Mortensen and Jesse Hill teamed for a 51-yard pass play. Russell Saunders helped con­vert a USC in­ter­cep­tion into a 33-0 lead with his 13-yard scoring run. Pitt finally broke through in the third quarter when Uansa threw a 28-yard pass to Wil­li­am Wallinchus. Southern Cal sand­wiched two more long touch­down passes (38 and 62 yards) around a Tom Parkinson-toPaul Collins 36-yard TD pass for Pitt to arrive at the final score. In all, the Trojans scored the most points against Pitt since 1903. It would be Sutherland’s second-worst m ­ argin of defeat in his 15 seasons at Pitt; the worst would come three years later, also against USC in the Rose Bowl.

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ROSE BOWL • JAN. 1, 1937 Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl

WASHINGTON 0 0 0 0 — 0 PITTSBURGH 7 0 7 7 — 21 “Jock” Sutherland was intent on win­ning the Rose Bowl in his fourth try. To that end, Pitt spent two weeks working out on the west coast, for Sutherland was not going to accept 0-4 in Rose Bowl play. His tactics worked, and captain Bobby LaRue led Pitt to a 21-0 victory. LaRue’s running set up the first touchdown of the game, which, fittingly, he scored. LaRue’s 50-yard run in the third quarter, which would have gone 75 yards for the touch­down if not for a diving tackle, set up Frank Patrick’s touchdown. Pitt led, 14-0, after three quarters. The defense added a late touchdown, returning an intercep­tion. So elated was Sutherland that he substituted every player who made the trip, so each could forever relate the experience of playing in a Rose Bowl ­victory. After four tries, the coach had finally overcome one of the few obstacles in his remarkable career.

GATOR BOWL • DEC. 29, 1956 Jacksonville, Fla., Gator Bowl

GEORGIA TECH 7 7 7 0 — 21 PITTSBURGH 0 7 7 0 — 14 Coach John Michelosen’s team had wanted a rematch with Georgia Tech, but the result was the same—a seven-point loss. Pitt outgained Tech by 106 yards, 313-207, but was plagued by turn­overs. Georgia Tech converted an early inter­ ception into a touchdown and a 7-0 lead. Pitt was stopped on a goal-line stand at the start of the second quarter, and Tech increased its lead late in the quarter with a halfback-option TD pass. Pitt quarter­back Corny Salvaterra hit Dick Bowen with a 36-yard scoring pass just before the half, and Pitt trailed, 14-7. Bowen’s fumble on the second-half kickoff set up the clinching touchdown. Pitt pulled to within seven on Salvaterra’s sneak, but could draw no closer.

FIESTA BOWL • DEC. 21, 1973 Tempe, Ariz., Sun Devil Stadium

ARIZONA STATE 7 0 3 18 — 28 PITTSBURGH 7 0 0 0 — 7 A new era in Pitt football was ushered in with the Panthers’ first bowl appearance in 17 years. Coach of the Year Johnny Majors had revived a struggling program and Pitt was 6-4-1 entering this game. Freshman Tony Dorsett was a big part of the turnaround, rushing for 1,686 yards. Pitt struck first, with Dorsett scoring two plays after Tom Perko recovered Arizona State quarterback Danny White’s fumble on the first play of the game. But the Sun Devils, playing on their own field, proved too tough. Woody Green scored four plays after Dorsett’s touchdown to tie the game. Arizona State scored three touch­downs in 6:04 of the fourth quarter, and although Pitt blocked all three extra points, the game ended one-sided after being tied at half­time. Dorsett rushed for 100 yards, but Pitt turned the ball over seven times. Both

BOWL HISTORY

SUN BOWL • DEC. 26, 1975 El Paso, Texas, Sun Bowl Stadium

0 0 7 12 — 19 7 12 0 14 — 33

GEORGIA PITTSBURGH

0 0 3 0 — 3 7 14 3 3 — 27

TANGERINE BOWL • DEC. 23, 1978 Orlando, Fla., Tangerine Bowl

NC STATE PITTSBURGH

7 10 3 10 — 30 0 0 3 14 — 17

GATOR BOWL • DEC. 29, 1980 Jacksonville, Fla., Gator Bowl

S. CAROLINA 0 3 0 6 — 9 PITTSBURGH 10 7 17 3 — 37 Pitt’s defense wanted this game badly. Its leader for four years, Hugh Green, finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting behind South Carolina’s George Rogers. With the chance to avenge that result, Pitt smothered the Gamecocks with a swarming defense and an efficient offense. Rick Trocano and Dan Marino split time at quarter­ back; each threw a touchdown pass and Trocano added a short TD run. Although Rogers gained 113 yards, his two fumbles were more of a factor in the game than his rushing out­put. Tom Flynn recov­ered Rogers’ fumble on the first play of the game, leading to Trocano’s score. Randy McMillan scored two touchdowns as Pitt rolled to a 37-3 lead. The defense was led by Rickey Jackson, who made 19 tackles (14 solos). Pitt finished the season 11-1.

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SUGAR BOWL • JAN. 1, 1982 New Orleans, La., Superdome

GEORGIA PITTSBURGH

0 7 6 7 — 20 0 3 7 14 — 24

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One of the most dramatic finishes in Pitt football history gave Pitt its second Sugar Bowl win over Georgia. Pitt trailed, 20-17, with 42 seconds remaining. It faced a fourth-and-5 at the Bulldog 33. Coach Jackie Sherrill disdained the poten­tial 50-yard field goal attempt. “With five minutes to go I said we were not here to tie, we were here to win,” Sherrill said. Dan Marino wanted to throw a short pass to a running back to get the first down, but a Georgia blitz left tight end John Brown in single coverage down the middle. Marino was right on target for the touchdown, his third of the game. The Panther defense limited Herschel Walker to 84 yards on 25 carries.

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The Panthers saved their worst per­formance of the season for this bowl out­ing with North Carolina State. Primarily a running team in 1978, Pitt attempted to open it up on this night, throwing 48 passes. Four were intercepted, however. The Wolfpack, led by star running back Ted Brown, rolled up a 23-3 fourth quarter lead before Pitt quarterback Rick Trocano tried to bring the Panthers back. An 18-play drive featured four fourth-down conversions, the last of which resulted in a Freddie Jacobs touchdown. Pitt moved to State’s 34-yard line with five minutes remaining, but an interception ­settled the issue. Trocano was intercepted twice more before the game ended, but he also led Pitt to the game’s final touch­down. “Execution on our part was our biggest problem,” Coach Jackie Sherrill said. “We didn’t play well...and the turnovers hurt us.’’ Pitt finished 8-4.

Pitt finished the 1979 season with a 10-game winning streak, built in part around the arm of freshman quarterback Dan Marino. The season finale came on Christmas Day, with the Panthers ­rounding out an 11-1 campaign with a 16-10 win over Arizona. The Wildcats, coached by former Pitt radio commentator Tony Mason, threatened often but did not score a touchdown until the game’s wan­ing moments. Junior cornerback Terry White intercepted two passes. One set up the second of three Mark Schubert field goals; the other allowed Pitt to run out the clock. Two of Schubert’s kicks were from 46 yards out. Pitt’s only touchdown came after a 12-play drive, with Marino hitting Benjie Pryor from 12 yards out. The last three plays of the drive: Marino to Mike Dombrowski for 34 yards, Marino to Ralph Still for 24 yards, and the touchdown.

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The many remarkable accomplishments Tony Dorsett achieved in his four years at Pitt were punctuated by his role in this win, one that gave Pitt its first national championship in 39 years. Dorsett, quarterback Matt Cavanaugh and a marauding defense just would not be denied in the first indoor Sugar Bowl game. Cavanaugh, named the game’s MVP, scored from six yards out to give Pitt a 7-0 lead. The celebration of that touchdown became a Sports Illustrated cover that can be seen at several sites around Pitt’s campus. The photo headline simply read: “PITT IS IT!” Gordon Jones turned a short pass into a 59-yard touchdown excursion in the second quarter. Dorsett’s 10-yard score late in the half cemented the victory. He was far from through, however. After gaining 65 yards in the first half, the Heisman Trophy winner exploded in the second to finish with a Sugar Bowl record 202 yards rushing, including 67 on one run that set up one of Carson Long’s two second-half field goals. The defense created six turnovers and limited the Bulldogs to 181 yards. Pitt defenders actually caught more Georgia passes than did Georgia receivers (four interceptions, compared to three completions in 22 attempts). Vince Dooley, Georgia’s head coach, said this about the 12-0 Panthers: “They proved today they are the best in the country. They have amazing balance; they are the best defensive team we’ve seen. I think that is obvious. They are also the best offensive team we’ve faced.” Pitt coach Johnny Majors, who completed his four-year stint at Pitt with a 33-13-1 record

Pitt set five Gator Bowl records for offensive proficiency in an astounding demolition of the highly regarded Clemson Tigers. Matt Cavanaugh completed 23-of-36 passes for 387 yards and four touchdowns as Pitt outgained Clemson, 566-268. Three scoring tosses went to fullback Elliott Walker, who joined Tony Dorsett as the second Pitt back ever to rush for 1,000 yards in a season. Gordon Jones scored the other TD on one of his 10 receptions for 163 yards. Cavanaugh threw for 211 yards and two touchdowns in the first half alone. Clemson’s vaunted passing combination of Steve Fuller-to-Jerry Butler was rendered ineffective by a Pitt secondary which swooped in for four interceptions, two by senior safety Bob Jury. Cavanaugh, an All-American in 1977, missed part of the season after suffering a broken wrist against Notre Dame in the first game of the year. “I shudder to think what he could have done had he stayed healthy,” said Panther Coach Jackie Sherrill, who finished his first year at Pitt with a 9-2-1 mark.

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CLEMSON 0 3 0 0 — 3 PITTSBURGH 10 7 7 10 — 34

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SUGAR BOWL • JAN. 1, 1977

Jacksonville, Fla., Gator Bowl

Tempe, Ariz., Sun Devil Stadium

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A player rushing for 100 yards is impressive. Two players on the same team is remarkable. Three is unheard of, but that is how Pitt knocked off Kansas. Elliott Walker (11 carries for 123 yards, 11.2 average) got the ball rolling with a 60-yard touchdown run in the first quar­ter. Tony Dorsett (27-142) scored two touchdowns in the second quarter. Pitt had nearly 300 rushing yards at the inter­mission. Quarterback Robert Haygood ran the veer offense to perfection, rush­ing for 101 yards (14 carries) when he wasn’t busy pitching out to Dorsett. Haygood also connected with Gordon Jones for a touchdown after Walker scored his second of the game. Jones set up his own touchdown with a 63-yard kickoff return. With eight wins, Pitt had its best season since 1963. Dorsett rushed for 1,686 yards on the season, matching his 1973 total.

GATOR BOWL • DEC. 30, 1977

FIESTA BOWL • DEC. 25, 1979

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(after a combined 13-29 mark in the previous four years) was named Coach of the Year for the second time at Pitt.

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quarterbacks, White and Pitt’s Billy Daniels, threw three inter­ceptions, but White completed 14-of-19 for 269 yards. Daniels was 7-of-20 for just 57 yards.

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BOWL HISTORY COTTON BOWL • JAN. 1, 1983

BLUEBONNET BOWL • DEC. 31, 1987

Dallas, Texas, Cotton Bowl

Houston, Texas, Astrodome

SMU 0 0 0 7 — 7 PITTSBURGH 0 0 3 0 — 3

TEXAS 14 3 3 12 — 32 PITTSBURGH 7 0 7 13 — 27

The Panthers’ season came to a dismal end as Pitt lost to Southern Methodist in the Mustangs’ own backyard. Dan Marino, in his last game at Pitt, was plagued by dropped passes on the cold, rainy day. He completed 19-of-37 for 181 yards. Fumbles were the story of the first quarter. Joe McCall lost one at the SMU one-yard line, but Mustang QB Lance McIlhenny returned the favor with a fumble at the Pitt seven. Eric Schubert’s missed field goal attempt left the game scoreless at the half. Marino completed five straight short passes to set up Schubert’s 43-yard kick, which gave Pitt its only points. SMU’s “Pony Express” backfield (Eric Dickerson and Craig James) led an 80-yard drive, which McIlhenny capped off with a nine-yard run. Pitt’s last chance ended when a Marino pass was tipped and intercepted in the end zone.

Despite late heroics from Larry Wanke, Pitt was grounded in this aerial circus, as Texas quarterback Brett Stafford and split end Tony Jones set Bluebonnet Bowl records. The New Year’s Eve crowd was treated to an actionpacked game from the start. Stafford connected with Jones for a 77-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage. Pitt retaliated quickly: Billy Owens returned the kickoff 45 yards, Billy Osborn hit Reggie Williams for 45 more yards on a trick play; then Craig Heyward tied the score with a four-yard burst. Six plays later, the Long­horns took the lead for good as Stafford hit Jones on a short pass that he broke for a 60-yard touchdown. Stafford finished the first quarter with 202 yards passing on the way to a 368-yard night. Jones set records for receiving yards and longest recep­tion. Wanke replaced Darnell Dickerson early in the third quarter after Dickerson suffered a knee injury. Wanke completed 8-of-20 passes for 172 yards and three touchdowns, including two late in the fourth quarter that cut the Long­horns’ lead to five. Heyward rushed for 136 yards, winning his personal battle with Texas star Eric Metcalf, who fin­ished with 95 yards rushing. Heyward ended the season with 1,791 yards, the second-best in Pitt history. Pitt finished the year at 8-4, their most success­ful season since 1983.

FIESTA BOWL • JAN. 2, 1984 Tempe, Ariz., Sun Devil Stadium

OHIO STATE PITTSBURGH

7 7 0 14 — 28 0 7 0 16 — 23

John Congemi completed a school-record 31 passes for 341 yards, but a late Ohio State touchdown pass spoiled Congemi’s, and Pitt’s, afternoon. Congemi’s second-quarter touchdown pass to tight end Clint Wilson tied the score at 7-7, but the Buckeyes led, 14-7, entering the fourth quarter. Wilson fell on Joe McCall’s fum­ ble in the end zone to tie the score early in the fourth quarter. Ohio State’s Keith Byars scored his second touchdown by returning the ensuing kickoff 99 yards. Congemi was six-for-six on Pitt’s next touchdown drive, which culminated with an 11-yard pass to Dwight Collins. ­Congemi, who completed 19-of-27 in the second half, had his conversion pass bro­ken up, and Pitt trailed, 21-20. A 17-play drive later in the quarter ended with Snuffy Everett’s 37-yard field goal to put the Panthers on top. Quarterback Mike Tomczak led Ohio State back, ending an 89-yard drive with a 39-yard bomb to Thad Jemison, who scored with 39 seconds remaining. Head Coach Foge Fazio’s Panthers drove to the Buckeye 24, but could get no further.

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JOHN HANCOCK BOWL • DEC. 30, 1989 El Paso, Texas, Sun Bowl Stadium

TEXAS A&M PITTSBURGH

7 3 12 6 — 28 7 10 7 7 — 31

Led by bowl MVP Alex Van Pelt’s 354 yards passing, Pitt parlayed a John ­Hancock Bowlrecord 530 yards in offense into a 31-28 comefrom-behind victory over Texas A&M. It was a day of firsts for the Panthers. Paul Hackett, named head coach moments before kick­off, won his first game as a head coach. It also was Pitt’s first bowl win since the Panthers’ 24-20 Sugar Bowl victory over Georgia in 1982. Van Pelt, who completed 20-of-40 passes and threw for two touchdowns, rallied the Panthers from a 28-24 deficit, when he connected with Henry Tuten on a 44-yard touchdown strike with just 2:19 remaining in the game, giving Pitt a 31-28 lead. Tailback Curvin Richards rushed for 156 yards on 23 carries and scored the first points of the game with a 12-yard TD. Texas A&M countered with a nine-yard touchdown run by quarterback Lance Pavlas, tying the score at 7-7 to end the first quarter. With the score tied at 10 late in the first half, Van Pelt threw an eight-yard touch­down pass to Ronald Redmon, giving Pitt a 17-10 halftime lead. Flanker Olanda Truitt completed his freshman season in stellar fashion, catching four passes for 124 yards, including a key 59-yard recep­tion that set up Redmon’s score. Carnel Smith finished the game with 10 tackles and Barry Threats had a game-ending interception, which ended Texas

A&M’s final drive and secured the Panthers’ ­victory. The Hancock Bowl win marked the end of another decade in Pitt football history and the dawn of the Hackett coaching era. The Panthers finished the 1989 season with an 8-3-1 record.

AXA/EQUITABLE LIBERTY BOWL • DEC. 31, 1997 Memphis, Tenn., Liberty Bowl

SO. MISS. 7 7 14 13 — 41 PITTSBURGH 0 7 0 0 — 7 Playing its first postseason game in eight sea­sons, Pitt fell victim to an opportunistic South­ern Mis­sis­sip­pi defense and suffered a 41-7 defeat in the 1997 AXA/Equitable Liberty Bowl. It was the Pan­thers’ first-ever ap­pear­ance in the Liberty Bowl and their first bowl game since a 31-28 victory over Texas A&M in the 1989 John Hancock Bowl. Pitt threat­ened ear­ly, driv­ing to the Gold­en Ea­gles’ 13 on its initial series, but failed to score any points. Southern Miss re­spond­ed with a pair of touch­down drives for a 14-0 second-quarter lead. The Panther offense, held in check for most of the game, had its lone shining moment when quar­ter­back Pete Gonzalez con­nect­ed with Jake Hoffart on an 89-yard pass-and-run touch­down as Pitt trailed 14-7 at half­time. Hoffart, who fin­ished with five catches for 121 yards, set a Liberty Bowl record with his touch­down catch. The Pan­thers, how­ev­er, would come no closer. USM’s de­fense re­turned a fum­ble and two in­ter­cep­tions for touch­downs in the sec­ond half to roll to its first victory ever over Pitt.

INSIGHT.COM BOWL • DEC. 28, 2000 Phoenix, Ariz., Bank One Ballpark

IOWA STATE PITTSBURGH

7 20 0 10 — 37 7 0 13 9 — 29

Making its second postseason appearance under Walt Harris, Pitt rolled up big offensive numbers but fell in a shootout to Iowa State, 37-29, in the Insight.com Bowl. The Panthers held statistical advantages in total offense (491 yards to 375), passing (347 to 308) and rushing (164 to 107). The Panthers struck on their very first possession of the game when John Turman hit a streaking Antonio Bryant for a 72-yard touchdown and 7-0 lead. The Cyclones, however, responded with 27 unanswered points, including 20 in the second period. Pitt pulled within 27-14 when Rod Rutherford snuck in from two yards out. Bryant then made a brilliant diving catch for a 44-yard touchdown and the Panthers trailed 27-20 with 2:05 left in the third. The Panthers’ momentum was slowed when Iowa State’s JaMain Billups returned a punt 72 yards for a score early in the fourth. Kevan Barlow, who finished with 114 rushing yards, bulled in from the three to make it 34-29 at the 9:45 mark. But the Panthers could draw no closer. The contest marked the first football game ever played in Bank One Ballpark, home of Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Orlando, Fla., Florida Citrus Bowl

NC STATE PITTSBURGH

3 7 0 9 — 19 3 21 3 7 — 34

TOSTITOS FIESTA BOWL • JAN. 1, 2005 Tempe, Ariz., Sun Devil Stadium

PITTSBURGH 0 0 7 0 — 7 UTAH 7 7 21 0 — 35

MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL • DEC. 26, 2009 Charlotte, N.C., Bank of America Stadium

PITTSBURGH 0 13 3 3 — 19 NORTH CAROLINA 7 3 7 0 — 17

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Dan Hutchins kicked four field goals, including a 33-yarder with 52 seconds left, to lift Pitt past North Carolina in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. The victory climaxed a 10-3 season for the Panthers, their winningest campaign since 1981. Freshman running back Dion Lewis was named the bowl’s MVP after rushing for 159 yards and a touchdown against the nation’s No. 6 overall defense. Lewis finished his spectacular debut season with a Pitt freshman-record 1,799 yards, surpassing Tony Dorsett’s 1973 frosh total (1,686). Hutchins set Pitt records for single-season field goals (23) and kick scoring (115). His four field goals also set a Meineke Car Care Bowl record. Linebacker Max Gruder had a game-high 11 tackles, while defensive tackle Mick Williams had two sacks. Freshman linebacker Dan Mason, making a surprise start, had a key interception on the goal line late in the first half. As a unit, the Pitt defense limited the Tar Heels to just 264 total yards, including a mere 81 on the ground. It was Pitt’s first postseason victory since the 2002 Insight Bowl. The win clinched a final national ranking of No. 15 in both polls for Pitt, its highest since 1982. The Tar Heels finished 8-5.

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Making its first appearance in the Fiesta Bowl since the 1983 season, Pitt fell victim to a lethal Utah passing game and equally potent pass rush in a 35-7 defeat. Tyler Palko was sacked a Fiesta Bowl-record nine times and the Panthers’ offense was grounded most of the evening. The Utes finished the 2004 season with a 12-0 record and ranked as high as fourth in the final polls. Pitt finished with an 8-4 mark and ranked No. 25. Utah scored touchdowns on five of its first seven possessions, including all three in the third quarter. Pitt advanced into Utah territory three times in the first half but four sacks and a blocked field goal kept the Panthers off the scoreboard. The Panthers’ lone score came on a beautiful over-the-shoulder grab by Greg Lee that went for a 31-yard touchdown with 4:28 left in the third quarter. Lee had seven receptions for 93 yards, while fellow wideout Joe DelSardo had nine catches for 109 yards.

Making its first bowl appearance since the 2004 season, Pitt failed to take advantage of a masterful defensive performance, falling to Oregon State, 3-0, in the Sun Bowl. The Panthers (9-4) held the Beavers to 273 yards and forced three turnovers. Unfortunately Pitt’s offense was also bottled up, managing only 178 yards and never penetrating Oregon State’s 36-yard line. The Panthers appeared poised to pull out another fourth-quarter comeback when T.J. Porter returned a punt 36 yards to the OSU 42 with 12:39 left in the game. A sack and forced fumble by the Beavers’ Victor Butler, however, ended the threat. Pitt’s final scoring opportunity came with 2:02 remaining when Conor Lee attempted a 57yard field goal, but the kick fell just short of the crossbar. Linebackers Scott McKillop and Austin Ransom led Pitt with 11 tackles each. McKillop also had an interception in the end zone to end the first half. Greg Romeus was named the Jimmy Rogers Jr. Most Valuable Lineman after collecting four tackles and two sacks. Oregon State (9-4) placekicker Justin Kahut accounted for the lone points of the day on a 44-yard field goal with 2:18 left in the second quarter. It was the lowest scoring bowl game since 1959, a 0-0 tie between Air Force and TCU in the Cotton Bowl.

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Pitt achieved its finest season in two decades with a 38-13 triumph over Oregon State in the Insight Bowl. The Panthers finished 9-4, their winningest season since 1982, and secured a spot in the final national polls for the first time since 1989. The win marked the Panthers’ second consecutive postseason victory. A stifling defensive effort, efficient offense as well as a special teams gem keyed the result. Tied at 10 at halftime, OSU quarterback Derek Anderson was intercepted by Tez Morris, who returned the ball 36 yards to the Beavers’ 23 early in the third quarter. Rod Rutherford completed a 22yard pass to Larry Fitzgerald to the one before rushing up the middle for a 17-10 lead just three minutes into the second half. The Panthers broke open the contest later in the third when Shawn Robinson fielded a punt at the Panthers’ 34, ran wide to the right and sprinted down the sideline for a 66-yard touchdown. It was the first punt return for a TD in Pitt’s bowl history. Pitt iced the game with a 44-yard touchdown drive climaxed by Brandon Miree’s seven-yard burst. Miree, who earned the game’s Offensive MVP honor, finished with 113 yards rushing on 20 carries (5.7 avg.). In contrast, OSU tailback Steven Jackson—who entered the game as the nation’s fifth-leading rusher—was held to a season-low 34 yards.

A skillful and methodical opening drive that moved 69 yards to the Virginia one-yard line ultimately failed to produce any points, setting the tone in Pitt’s 23-16 loss in the Continental Tire Bowl. Virginia scored the game’s first touchdown four plays later and went on to win its second consecutive Continental Tire Bowl. Missed opportunities were the theme for Pitt, which finished 8-5 for the season, with a missed extra point, missed field goal, an interception and a lost fumble on a potential game-tying drive. Heisman Trophy runner-up Larry Fitzgerald saw his NCAA record touchdown streak end at 18 games, but the All-American still led the Panthers with five catches for 77 yards. Brandon Miree rushed for 110 yards and added four receptions, including one for a 17-yard touchdown. The scoring pass from Rod Rutherford was his 37th of the season, tying Dan Marino’s school record set in 1981.

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PITTSBURGH 7 3 14 14 — 38 OREGON STATE 7 3 3 0 — 13

OREGON STATE 0 3 0 0 — 3 PITTSBURGH 0 0 0 0 — 0

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Phoenix, Ariz., Bank One Ballpark

El Paso, Texas, Sun Bowl Stadium

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BRUT SUN BOWL • DEC. 31, 2008

Charlotte, N.C., Ericsson Stadium

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Pitt captured its first bowl victory since 1989 with a 34-19 win over NC State in the Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl. The victory gave the Panthers their strongest close to a season since 1980 by winning their final six games. Hobbled by an ankle injury, Antonio Bryant went on to earn Most Valuable Player honors after catching seven passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns. David Priestley put up MVP-like statistics himself, completing 18-of-32 passes for 271 yards and the two scoring strikes to Bryant. The duo propelled the Panthers to a 24-10 halftime lead. The Pitt defense held strong and limited Wolfpack quarterback Philip Rivers to just 189 yards through the air and sacked him four times. NC State closed to 27-19 in the fourth quarter but blitzing Lewis Moore quelled the threat when he sacked Rivers and forced a fumble. Tyre Young picked it up and ran 16 yards untouched for the clinching TD. Moore, who finished with seven tackles (all solo), including two for losses, was named Pitt’s Defensive MVP.

CONTINENTAL TIRE BOWL • DEC. 27, 2003

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VISIT FLORIDA TANGERINE BOWL • DEC. 20, 2001

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BBVA COMPASS BOWL • JAN. 5, 2013

Birmingham, Ala., Legion Field

Birmingham, Ala., Legion Field

PITTSBURGH KENTUCKY

PITTSBURGH 0 10 0 7 — 17 MISSISSIPPI 14 10 7 7 — 38

0 13 7 7 — 27 3 0 7 0 — 10

Pitt utilized a punishing running game and forced two Kentucky punting miscues to defeat the Wildcats, 27-10, in the BBVA Compass Bowl played at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. Andrew Taglianetti blocked a punt to set up Pitt’s first touchdown late in the second quarter, giving the Panthers a 13-3 lead. Pitt then forced an incomplete pass on a Kentucky fake punt early in the third, setting up Tino Sunseri’s 13-yard TD pass to Brock DeCicco that made it 20-3. The Wildcats countered with their only touchdown, a one-yard run by Moncell Allen later in the period that cut the deficit to 10. But the Panthers answered with a long drive that was capped by a two-yard touchdown run by Dion Lewis to seal the result. Lewis rushed for 105 yards and a TD to earn his second consecutive bowl MVP award. Defensively the Panthers held Kentucky well below its average of 33 points per game. Defensive backs Dom DeCicco and K’Waun Williams had nine tackles each. Pitt, playing the game under acting head coach Phil Bennett, finished 8-5, while the Wildcats fell to 6-7.

BBVA COMPASS BOWL • JAN. 7, 2012 Birmingham, Ala., Legion Field

SMU 21 0 7 0 — 28 PITTSBURGH 0 3 3 0 — 6 Playing in Birmingham’s BBVA Compass Bowl for the second consecutive season, Pitt fell into a big first-quarter hole and never recovered in a 28-6 loss to Southern Methodist. SMU led 21-0 after one period with quarterback J.J. McDermott throwing for one TD and rushing for another. The Mustangs’ third score of the opening quarter, a two-yard run by Rishaad Wimbley, came after a Pitt fumble at its own 27. Placekicker Kevin Harper accounted for all of Pitt’s points with a pair of field goals. The Panthers produced just 205 yards in offense on the day and gave up seven sacks. SMU managed 300 yards but was sparked by the passing combo of McDermott and receiver Darius Johnson, who had seven catches for 120 yards, including a 50-yard TD to open the game’s scoring. Pitt was led by interim head coach Keith Patterson. The Panthers finished 6-7 on the year. SMU improved to 8-5. It was the first meeting between Pitt and SMU since the Jan. 1, 1983 Cotton Bowl (also won by the Mustangs, 7-3).

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HOUSTON PITTSBURGH

0 6 0 29 — 35 0 17 7 10 — 34

Bo Wallace threw three touchdown passes to lead Mississippi to a 38-17 victory over Pitt in the BBVA Compass Bowl, the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Wallace, the game’s MVP, skillfully directed the Rebels’ no-huddle, up-tempo attack. Ole Miss rolled up 23 first downs and 387 yards. Pitt was held to 266 yards, its second-lowest total of the season. Pitt’s 1,000-yard rusher, Ray Graham, did not play due to a hamstring injury. Fielding a shuffled offensive line, the Panthers mustered just 81 rushing yards. Pitt (6-7) fell behind early after Tino Sunseri threw his first interception since September and Ole Miss capitalized with a TD pass less than five minutes into the game. The Rebels built leads of 14-0, 31-10 and, by the final period, 38-10. As a unit, Pitt’s defense struggled to slow Ole Miss (7-6) down, but safety Jason Hendricks had an exceptional day, collecting 17 tackles, two TFLs and an interception.

Pitt fell victim to a furious fourth-quarter rally in a 35-34 loss to Houston in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. The Panthers (6-7) held leads of 31-6 and 34-13 in the final period. Houston quarterback Greg Ward fueled the rally by throwing three touchdown passes in the final 3:41—the last two after the Cougars (8-5) recovered onside kicks—and then completed the game-winning two-point conversion to cap the largest comeback in an FBS game in 2014 and largest ever in a bowl game that didn’t go into overtime. Ward finished with 274 passing yards and also rushed for 92. The Panthers led by 21 points with 6:14 left when Chris Blewitt kicked a 29-yard field goal. Blewitt also had a career-long 52-yarder as time expired in the first half to give Pitt a 17-6 lead. The Panthers were under the direction of interim coach Joe Rudolph, who replaced the departing Paul Chryst.

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL • DEC. 26, 2013

Annapolis, Md., Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Detroit, Mich., Ford Field

PITTSBURGH 7 10 3 10 — 30 BOWLING GREEN 3 7 10 7 — 27 Sparked by freshmen James Conner and Tyler Boyd, Pitt edged Mid-American Conference champ Bowling Green, 30-27, in Detroit. Conner rushed for 229 yards, while Boyd caught eight passes for 173 yards and also scored on a punt return. Conner broke Pitt’s bowl rushing record held by Tony Dorsett (202 vs. Georgia in the Jan. 1, 1977, Sugar Bowl). Conner also played on defense as a pass rusher—drawing a key holding penalty on Bowling Green’s final possession—and was named the game’s MVP. Boyd broke Pitt’s bowl record for receiving yards (surpassing Gordon Jones’ 163 vs. Clemson in the Dec. 30, 1977, Gator Bowl) and had the Panthers’ first punt return TD since 2006. A third freshman, Chris Blewitt, provided the winning points on a 39-yard field goal with 1:17 remaining. Chad Voytik, playing the entire second half in relief of injured Tom Savage, completed 5-of-9 passes for 108 yards and had a five-yard TD run. In his final Pitt appearance, Aaron Donald had a gameclinching sack in the final minute and was named the bowl’s Most Valuable Lineman. With its first bowl win since 2010, Pitt finished 7-6 and dropped the Falcons to 10-4.

MILITARY BOWL • DEC. 28, 2015

PITTSBURGH 7 0 14 7 — 28 NAVY 14 7 10 13 — 44 Navy’s record-setting quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran for three scores and threw for another to lead the Midshipmen to a 44-28 win over Pitt in the Military Bowl. Reynolds rushed for 144 yards, threw for 126 and even had a 47-yard reception on a trick play. Pitt began the game in exciting fashion as Quadree Henderson returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a 7-0 lead. Navy responded with three unanswered touchdowns to seize a 21-7 halftime lead. The advantage swelled to 31-7 midway through the third quarter before the Panthers struck back. Pitt scored two touchdowns in 17 seconds—a four-yard catch by Qadree Ollison and 22-yard fumble return by Jordan Whitehead—to close to 31-21 entering the final quarter. After Navy scored another TD, Ollison ran for a 45-yard score to make it 38-28 with 9:35 left. That would be as close as Pitt would get as Reynolds iced the game with a nine-yard TD run on Navy’s subsequent possession. The game was played before an overflow crowd of 36,352 in the Midshipmen’s home stadium. Pitt completed Pat Narduzzi’s inaugural season with an 8-5 record, its best mark since 2010. Navy finished 11-2 and earned a No. 18 ranking in the final polls.

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Pitt closed the 2016 season on a sour note, dropping a 31-24 decision to Northwestern in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. The Panthers were foiled by an effective Northwestern rushing attack led by Justin Jackson, who ran for 224 yards and three touchdowns. Failed red zone opportunities and untimely injuries also keyed the final result. Pitt penetrated the Wildcats’ 20-yard line seven times but only cashed in on three of those possessions. The Panthers (8-5) also lost five starters to injuries during the game, including tailback James Conner late in the second quarter and quarterback Nathan Peterman in the third. Still, the Panthers claimed a 24-21 lead early in the final period when Ben DiNucci, who came on in relief of Peterman, passed to George Aston for a six-yard score. But Northwestern (7-6) would seize control for the balance of the game, turning a 4th-and-1 into a 21-yard play-action TD pass that made it 28-24 and then hitting a field goal for a seven-point lead. Pitt’s final two possessions ended in interceptions, sealing the victory for the Wildcats.

OPPONENT Stanford USC USC Washington Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Arizona State Kansas Georgia Clemson NC State Arizona South Carolina Georgia SMU Ohio State Texas Texas A&M Southern Mississippi Iowa State NC State Oregon State Virginia Utah Oregon State North Carolina Kentucky SMU Mississippi Bowling Green Houston Navy Northwestern

PITT OPP. RECORD 6 7 8-1-1 14 47 9-1 0 35 8-1-2 21 0 8-1-1 0 7 7-4 14 21 7-3-1 7 28 6-5-1 33 19 8-4 27 3 12-0 34 3 9-2-1 17 30 8-4 16 10 11-1 37 9 11-1 24 20 11-1 3 7 9-3 23 28 8-3-1 27 32 8-4 31 28 8-3-1 7 41 6-6 29 37 7-5 34 19 7-5 38 13 9-4 16 23 8-5 7 35 8-4 0 3 9-4 19 17 10-3 27 10 8-5 6 28 6-7 17 38 6-7 30 27 7-6 34 35 6-7 28 44 8-5 24 31 8-5

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BOWL Rose Bowl Rose Bowl Rose Bowl Rose Bowl Sugar Bowl Gator Bowl Fiesta Bowl Sun Bowl Sugar Bowl Gator Bowl Tangerine Bowl Fiesta Bowl Gator Bowl Sugar Bowl Cotton Bowl Fiesta Bowl Bluebonnet Bowl John Hancock Bowl Liberty Bowl Insight.com Bowl Tangerine Bowl Insight Bowl Continental Tire Bowl Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Brut Sun Bowl Meineke Car Care Bowl BBVA Compass Bowl BBVA Compass Bowl BBVA Compass Bowl Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Military Bowl New Era Pinstripe Bowl

PLAYER PROFILES

YEAR 1927* 1929* 1932* 1936* 1955* 1956 1973 1975 1976* 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981* 1982* 1983* 1987 1989 1997 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004* 2008 2009 2010* 2011* 2012* 2013 2014* 2015 2016

PITTSBURGH 3 7 7 7 — 24 NORTHWESTERN 0 14 7 10 — 31

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Bronx, N.Y., Yankee Stadium

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PITT BOWL GAME HISTORY MEDIA

NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL • DEC. 28, 2016

*Game played the following calendar year

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Defensive tackle Aaron Donald (left) and running back James Conner earned Most Valuable Player honors after leading the Panthers to a postseason victory over Bowling Green in 2013.

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Abdul, David 2002-03 Abinet, Shawn 1989-92 Abraham, William 1946-49 Abrams, Kenny 1990 Abromitis, William 1943 Acierno, Justin 2003-05 Adamchik, Ed 1961-63 Adams, Dave 1951 Adams, Henry 1935-37 Adams, Kevin 2010-11 Adams, William 1951-52 Adams, William 1971 Agafon, David 1955 Ahlborn, Charles 1961-63 Akins, H.P. 1923-24 Aldisert, Caesar 1981-84 Aldisert, Caesar D. 1939 Alecxih, Chas 2008-11 Alford, Henry 1969-70 Alleman, Andy 2002-03 Allen, Chiffon 1997-99 Allen, Richard 1988-90 Allen, Terrell 2003, 05 Allen, Warren 1967, 69 Allshouse, C.V. 1917-18 Allshouse, G.H. 1917-18 Allshouse, George 1941-42 Alman, William 1926 Alois, Arthur 1966-68 Altsman, Mark 1988-89 Amann, Alfred M. 1933 Amara, Pat 2014-15 Ammons, Earl 1913 Andabaker, Rudy 1949-51 Anderson, Axel J. 1925 Anderson, Bryan 1999-2002 Anderson, Curtis 1993-96 Anderson, Dan 1990 Anderson, John 1920-22 Anderson, Trey 2011 Antonelli, Vincent 1940-42 Apke, Steve 1983-86 Araujo-Lopes, Rafael 2016 Arena, Joseph 1936 Arthur, William 1906 Artman, Bernard 1951 Asbaugh, W.D. 1922-24 Ashman, Gus 1919 Askew, Chad 1991-92, 94 Assid, Edwin 1965 Aston, George 2015-16 Atiyeh, Dennis 1983-85 Atkins, H.P. 1923-24 Austin, Teryl 1984-87 Ayers, James 1969

Babie, Walter 1929 Bachman, John 2005, 2007-08 Backauskas, Albert 1985-87 Baer, Jack 1958 Bagamery, Ambrose 1954-56 Baierl, Lee 1979-80 Baierl, Robert 1969-70 Bailey, G. 1908-10 Bailey, John W. 1937 Bailey, Marc 1981, 83-84 Baker, Carson 2014-16 Baker, Edward 1928-30 Baker, John 1942 Baker, Jon 1990 Baldwin, Jeffrey 1981-82 Baldwin, J.M. 1915 Baldwin, Jon 2008-10 Ballard, Branden 2005-06 Ballard, Dennis 1979-80 Ballas, Matt (Mgr.) 2000 Ballock, Robert 1952-54 Balzer, Mike 1975-78 Banasick, Michael 1944-45 Banbury, Quincy 1905, 07-08 Banbury, W. 1905, 07-08 Banks, E.J. 2012 Bannan, Michael T. 1968-69 Banner, Troy 2001 Baranick, Joseph 1969-70 Bardzil, Joseph 1960 Barkouskie, Bernard 1946-49 Barlow, Kevan 1997-2000 Barndt, Tom 1991-94 Barnes, Markley 1926, 28-29

Barr, Albert 1937 Barr, W. Jeffrey 1967-68 Barrett, Frank 1908 Barthelemy, Kevin 2011-12 Barton, Todd 1994-95 Baxter, Frank 1908 Baxter, Verne 1934 Bazylak, Robert 1965-67 Beach, William 1981-83 Beachler, John S. 1965 Beagnyam, Azzie 2003 Beamon, Andrew 1966-68 Beasley, Chris 1995 Beattie, T.P. 1915 Becker, Robert 1948-49 Becker, Todd, 1981-82 Beinecke, Brian 1999-2002 Beinecke, William 1968-70 Belarski, Justin 2001-04 Belvin, Ray 1992-95 Benedict, Frank 1925 Benghouser, William 1940-41 Bennett, Brian 2003-06 Bennett, Isaac 2011-14 Benson, Troy 1981-84 Bentley, Randy 1979-80 Benz, John 1939-40 Bernard, W.E. 1914 Bernick, Dennis 1964 Berry, Aaron 2006-09 Berry, Shaon 1989 Bertagna, Bert 1978 Bestwick, Bob 1949-51 Bever, Kevin 1998 Bielich, Walter 1954-55

Billey, Peter 1961-63 Billy, Ed 1962 Binion, Terrence 1993 Bisnowaty, Adam 2013-16 Black, Thomas 1963 Blades, H.B. 2003-06 Blair, A.J. 1910-12 Blair, Henry A. 1909, 11-12 Blair, John 1912 Blair, Rori 2014-16 Blair, William 1936-37 Blanda, Paul 1951-53 Blandino, David 1971-73 Bleacher, Jake 1990 Blewitt, Chris 2013-16 Block, Leslie 1971-72 Bloom, Matt 1992-94 Bodle, Bill 1962-64 Bohren, Karl 1922-23 Boisseau, Charles 1904-05 Bokor, Craig 2006, 2009 Boldin, Michael 1948-50 Bolkovac, Al 1954-55 Bolkovac, Nick 1948-50 Bonasorte, Charles 1974-76 Bonelli, Earnest 1939-40 Bookser, Alex 2015-16 Booth, A.A. 1925-27 Borghetti, Ernest 1961-63 Bortnick, Art 1977 Bose, Ed 1953-55 Bosnic, Mike 1998-2001 Bosnjak, Frank 1942 Bossart, Wendell B. 1950 Bostick, Pat 2007-08, 2010

Pat Bostick quarterbacked the Panthers to a 36-33 win in four overtimes at Notre Dame in 2008.

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Cafaro, Dan 2008, 2010 Caito, John 1983 Caliguire, Dean 1986-89 Callahan, Bill 1982-85 Camball, Joe 1938 Campbell, Anthony 1980 Campbell, J.F. 1907-08 Campbell, James 1949-51 Campbell, Kellen 2004-05 Campbell, Tommie 2005-06 Canil, Herman 1954-56 Capello, Frank 1947 Capp, Joe 2009 Capp, Joseph 1950-53 Caprara, Mike 2013-16 Capwell, I.P. 1905 Caragein, Myles 2008-11 Cardinali, Rick 1992, 94 Carey, Dean 1943 Carey, Mike 1972-74 Carlaccini, Angelo 1942-44 Carlson, H.C. 1914-17 Carozzoni, Brendan 2011 Carr, Dick 1956-57 Carrington, Lloyd 2011 Carroll, Brennan 1999-2001 Carroll, Joseph 1969-71 Carroll, Matt 1975-78 Carson, G.I. 1922 Carswell, Drew 2011-12 Carter, Jon 1984-87 Carter, Reggie 2004-06 Carter, Russell 1978

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Brooks, Lyron 1992-93 Brooks, Michael 1981-82 Brooks, Shane 2006-07 Brosky, Ed 1976 Broudy, Joe 1941 Brown, A.B. 1985 Brown, Art 1974 Brown, Bob 1983-84 Brown, Charles 1983 Brown, Charles V. 1936 Brown, Chuck 1995-98 Brown, Clifford V. 1919 Brown, Dale 1955-56 Brown, Desmond 2012 Brown, Geoff 1969 Brown, George 1910-11 Brown, Irvan 2006-09 Brown, Jay, Jr. 1943-45 Brown, Jesse J. 1923-25 Brown, John 1980-82 Brown, Richard 1967-69 Brown, Ruben 1991-94 Brown, Tom 1960-62 Brown, Tom 1983-86 Brown, Tony 1983-85 Brown, Walt 1976-78 Brown, Zach 2011 Browne, Mark 1998, 2000 Brueckman, Charles 1955-57 Bruno, G.C. 1946-48 Bryant, Antonio 1999-2001 Bryant, Sam 2003-06 Bryce, Clifford B. 1925 Brytus, Dave 2007-08

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Botti, Fred 1950 Botts, Vernon 2004-06 Boucek, William 1965 Boulton, Ralph 1923 Boures, Emil 1978-81 Bouyer, Chris 1988, 90-92 Bowen, Reginald 1927 Bowen, Richard 1955-56 Bower, Joseph 1926, 29 Bowles, Ken 1978-79 Bowser, Charles 1922 Boyarsky, Jerry 1977-80 Boyarsky, Stan 1983 Boyd, Michael 1983 Boyd, Tyler 2013-15 Boykin, Bobby 1990 Boykin, Michael 1988-90 Bozek, Joe 1950-52 Bradley, Bam 2013-16 Bradley, Matt 1986 Bradley, Robert 1986-89 Brady, Jemeel 2004-07 Braner, Loren 1944 Brasco, Mark 1984-85 Bray, Curtis 1988-91 Brechbill, Kurt 1976-79 Bremen, Alvin J. 1919 Brennen, Bob 1949-51 Briggs, Dennis 2015-16 Briggs, Luke 2008-09 Brightwell, Saleem 2016 Brinson, Josh 2011-12 Broadhead, Howard 1969-71 Brockenbrough, Princell 2003

Casanova, Lou 1992-93 Cash, Daryl 1994-95 Casper, Jeff 1980, 1982-84 Cassiano, Richard 1937-39 Castordale, Velton 1947-48 Cavanaugh, D.J. 1983 Cavanaugh, Matt 1975-77 Cecconi, Louis 1946-49 Cecconi, Louis Jr. 1971-72 Cenci, John 1953-55 Cercel, Paul 1962-64 Cerrone, Daniel 1945 Cessar, William 1952-54 Chalenski, Michael 1988 Challingsworth, Zach 2014-15 Chandler, Kelvin 2004 Chappel, Jovani 2006-09 Chase, Ralph 1923-25 Chatham, E.T. 1907 Chatman, John 1971-72 Chavis, Jason 1992-94, 96 Chelko, Louis 1942-43 Cherpak, Bill 1986-89 Cherry, Gerald 1963 Chervanick, Mike 2003 Chesley, Al 1975-78 Chess, Paul 1951-52 Chester, Dewey 1965-66 Chianese, Richard 1966-67 Chickerneo, John 1936-38 Chillinsky, Dennis 1961 Chisdak, John 1961 Chobany, Michael 1980 Christ, Mike 1979-80 Christian, Cullen 2012 Christy, Greg 1980-81, 83-84 Christy, Jeff 1987, 90-91 Chuffi, Anthony 1945 Cimarolli, Louis 1951-54 Cimino, Ron 1962-65 Cindrich, Ralph 1969, 71 Ciper, Anthony 1930 Ciper, Ralph 1955 Clancy, Charles 1906 Clark, Ed 1961-62 Clark, Darryl 1982-83 Clark, Hayes 1991-94 Clark, James 1929-31 Clark, John W. 1920-22 Clark, Rodney 1973-75 Clarke, John 1920-22 Clarke, Phil 1995-98 Clemens, Robert 1959-61 Clemmings, T.J. 2010, 2012-14 Clemons, Stephen 1976 Clermond, Joe 2004-07 Clougherty, Henry 1945-46 Clowes, James 1942 Clowser, Chase 2005-08 Coakley, Ernest 1996-97

MEDIA

College Football Hall of Fame inductee Jimbo Covert was a two-time All-America offensive lineman at Pitt.

Brzoza, Tom 1974-77 Bubnis, Brian 1966 Buches, Steve 2003-06 Bucklew, Dave 1978-80 Buckmon, James 1971-73 Buczkowski, Bob 1983-85 Budavich, Bob 1960 Budd, Norman, Jr. 1908-10 Buford, Marcus 1993 Bulino, Mike 1972-74 Bundy, Jimmer 1989 Bunty, Rick 1974 Buoy, Jim 1975, 77 Burley, Gary 1973-74 Burnett, Chris 1995-96 Burns, Chris 2009-10 Burns, Gene 1961 Burns, Jack (Mgr.) 1976-79 Butler, Mark 1995-96 Butler, R.B. 1909-10 Butler, Robb 1999-2000 Byers, Franklin 1920, 23 Byham, Nate 2006-09 Bynes, Roosevelt 2001-02 Byrne, Steven (Mgr.) 1996

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Cooper, John N. 1962 Corace, Arthur 1939-40 Corbett, Jim 1973-76 Corboy, Frank 1912 Cornelius, Edgar 1942 Corson, A.L. 1928 Cost, Charles 1954-56 Costello, Bob 1942 Costello, Pat 2009-10 Costy, Scott 1987 Coury, William 1946 Coustillac, Regis 1959-61 Covert, Jimbo 1978, 80-82 Cox, Fred 1959-61 Cox, Kennard 2004-07 Cox, Torrie 1999-2002 Cozens, Randy 1974-75 Crabtree, Eric 1963-65 Crafton, Don 1957-58 Craig, Jeff 1993-96 Cramer, Gary 1967-69 Cramer, Jim 1975-76 Crawford, Tom 1983 Crayton, Tray 1997-98 Crissman, Robert 1941 Crochunis, Vince 2001-04 Crockett, Malcolm 2012-13 Crosby, Thomas 1955 Cross, Greg 2010 Crossman, Dan 1987-89 Cruz, Mike 2009-10 Cuba, Paul 1932

Tom Flynn is Pitt’s all-time leader in punt return yardage with 983 from 1980-83.

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Cullen, John L. 1963 Culpepper, Thad 1994-95 Cummings, John 1983 Cummings, Josh 2004-05 Cummins, Walter 1946-48 Cunningham, James 1958-60 Curd, Chris 2000-03 Curran, Brian 1992-95 Curtin, Joseph 1965-67 Cutler, Andrew 1926-27 Cutri, Rocco 1931 D

Daddio, William 1936-38 Dahar, Phil 1964-65 Dahl, Mike 1983 Dailey, Theodore 1930-32 Dallenback, Karl 1910 DalleTezze, Dante 1938 Dambaugh, Wm. 1973-76 Daniell, Averell 1934-36 Daniels, Bill 1972-74 Daniels, Daniel 1980-82 Dannies, Robert 1937-38 Davidek, Ed 1942 Davies, Thomas 1918-21 Davis, Billy 1991-94 Davis, Brian 1985 Davis, C.J. 2005-08 Davis, Corey 2005-06 Davis, Corey D. 2011-12 Davis, Jamal 2015 Davis, Jeremiah 2010-11 Davis, Myles 1993-94 Daviston, Kelcy 1973-74 Dawkins, Julius 1979-82 Dazio, John 1949-51 Dean, Melvin 1982-84 DeBolt, Greg 1998-99 DeCicco, Brock 2010 DeCicco, Dom 2007-10 DeFede, Sam 1950 DeFrank, Joseph 1943-45 DeGenarro, Al (Mgr.) 1997 DeHart, James 1914-1916, 1918 Deitrick, Richard 1951-53 Delaney, Jeff 1975-78 Delaney, Lindsay 1977-78 Delazio, Tony 1989-90 Delfine, Ronald 1958-60 Delich, George 1935-37 Dell, Steve 2006-09 DelSardo, Joe 2003-06 DeLuca, Merle 1950-52 DeMelfi, Thomas 1966 Demhasaj, Zenel 2012 DeMoise, Felix 1925-27 DePasqua, Carl 1946-49 Depp, James Michael 1965-67 DeRosa, Nick 1948-50

DeStefano, Rocky 1977-78 Detzel, Arthur 1933-35 Deveaux, Glenn 1988-91 Devlin, Andrew 2010 Deward, Herbert 1909-11 Dewey, Brandon 1998-99 DiBartola, Wayne 1979-81 Dibbley, David 1967-69 DiCiccio, Dave 1976-78 Dickerson, Darnell 1987-88, 90 Dickerson, Dorin 2006-09 Dickey, Robert 1944 Dickinson, John 1938-39 DiFonso, Armand 1949-50 Dilba, Chris 1996 Dillon, Glen 1952-54 Dillon, Jack 1964 Dillon, Philip 1912-14 Dillon, S.V.  1911 Dillon, William 1941-42 DiMatteo, Anthony 1942, 47-48 DiMeolo, Albert 1926, 28-29 Dimitroff, James 1944-49 Dinkins, Darnell 1996-99 Dintino, Connor 2015-16 DiPasquale, Ray 1953, 55-56 Ditka, Mike 1958-60 Dixon, Dave 1988-90 Dixon, Julius 1998-99 Dixon, Randy 1983-86 Doakes, Arthur 2011-12 Dobrowolski, Richard 1963 Dodaro, James 1964 Dodson, Ron 1962-64 Doleman, Chris 1981-84 Dombroski, Darren 1994-95 Dombrowski, Mike 1979-80 Don, Djems 1996 Donald, Aaron 2010-13 Donchess, Joseph 1927, 29 Dorsett, Anthony Jr. 1992-95 Dorsett, Tony 1973-76 Dorundo, Mike 1983-85 Dougert, John 1936 Dougherty, Ralph 1929-31 Douglas, Herb 1945 Douthitt, Jack 1944 Downey, Khiawatha 1999-2000 Drake, David 1965-67 Draksler, John 1960-62 Drewery, Kelvin 2006 Dugger, Jason 1997-98 Duhart, Tommie 2007-08 Dukes, Chad 1992-94 Dukovich, Richard 1979-82 Duncan, Rashaad 2005-08 Dunn, Paul 1980-82 Durham, David 2013-14 Durham, Sadiq 1993, 95 Durisham, Jack 1941-42, 46

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Haddad, Sam 1946 Hadley, Michael 1985-88 Hafer, Ralph 1939 Hagan, James 1925-27

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Gadson, Ezekial 1984-87 Gaines, William 2002 Galambos, Matt 2013-16 Galand, William 1943 Gallagher, Ed 1977-79 Gallin, Edwin I. 1966-68 Gallo, Frank 1943-44 Galvin, Ralph M. 1909-12 Ganzer, Gregory 1981-82 Garner, Manasseh 2013-14 Garnett, David E. 1968-70 Gary, Ricky 2007-10 Gaskins, Greg 2009-11 Gasparovic, William 1949-51 Gates, John 1940 Gatz, Rich 1952-53 Gaugler, Gene 1948 Gaustad, Steve 1976-78 Gazda, Michael 1980 Gebel, Mathias 1942 Gehlert, G.A. 1910-11 Gembarosky, Gabe 1950-52 Generalovich, Brian 1964 Genilla, Sal 1986-87 Genter, Richard 1965-66 Geremsky, Thaddeus 1948-50 Gervelis, Stanley 1939-41 Gestner, Norbert 1942 Getsy, Luke 2003 Getto, Michael 1927-28 Getty, Matt 1991 Gibboney, J.B. 2002, 04 Gibbs, Jordan 2009-11 Gibson, Demond 1996-99 Gilbert, Sean 1990-91 Gill, Erik 2002-05 Gillaspie, Darrin 1986 Gilliard, Tyrone 2001-04 Gilman, Dean 1981 Gindin, Doug 1970-71 Giovanetti, Mike 1978-79 Giubilato, Mark 2011-13 Gladman, Charles 1984-86 Glagola, George 1950-52 Glass, Samuel 1968 Glass, Tim 1993-95 Glassford, William 1935-36 Glatz, Fred 1955-56 Gleich, Pat 1974 Glesky, John 1987-88 Gob, Art 1957-58 Gob, Craig 1987-90 Goetz, Chris 1986-89 Goings, Nick 1999-2000 Goldberg, Marshall 1936-38 Goldberg, Phillip 1923

PLAYER PROFILES

Fada, Robert 1979-82 Falcone, Louis 1944 Farley, Jim, 1974-75 Farmer, Karl 1974-75 Fazio, Serafino 1958-59 Fedell, Steve 1977-80 Fedorchak, Rodney 1967-69 Feeney, Michael 1987 Feeney, Terry 1991 Fegley, Bill 1986 Feher, George 1970-72 Feightnew, R.R. 1909-11 Felder, Brendon 2012 Felder, Leroy 1974-77 Felinczak, Paul 1971 Felitsky, Joe 1986 Felton, Larry 1973-76 Fely, Mark 1990, 1992 Feniello, Gary 1943 Feola, Chris 1997-99 Ferdinand, Ed 1961

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Goldberg, Phillip D. 1975 Goldberg, Richard 1926-28 Goldsmith, M.F. 1907-08 Gonsales, Ryan 1998-2001 Gonzalez, Anthony 2011-14 Gonzalez, Pete 1995-97 Goodell, Frank 1939 Goodridge, Jack 1939-40 Goodwin, Scott 1984 Gorajewski, Gary 1989-92 Gordon, Paul 1967 Gordon, Shane 2010-13 Gougler, Ralph A. 1916-18 Gourley, W.D. 1919 Gradisek, Richard 1973-76 Gradisek, Rudolph 1938-40 Graessle, Adam 2003-06 Graham, Hubie 2011-12 Graham, John 1983 Graham, Julian 1996-99 Graham, Ray 2009-12 Gray, Kolby 2010 Gray, Taron 1999-2002 Green, Flint 1948-50 Green, Hugh 1977-80 Green, Junior 1989-91, 93 Greene, Arnold 1934-36 Greenfield, Brian 1989-90 Grier, Robert W. 1953-55 Griffin, Eryck 1987 Grigaliunas, Al 1961-63 Griggs, Arthur 1905 Grigsby, Nicholas 2012-15 Grillo, David 1981, 84 Grim, Latef 1998-2000 Grimm, Russ 1978-80 Grischow, Andrew 1996-98 Grossman, Burt 1985-88 Grossman, David 1912-14 Gruber, Bob 1976-79 Gruder, Max 2008-11 Guarino, Albert 1926-28 Gunn, Adam 2005-07, 2009 Gunn, Mark 1989-90 Gurczenski, Albert A. 1940 Gurson, Al 1940 Gustafson, Andrew 1923-25 Gustine, Frank 1967-69 Guy, John 2014 Guzek, Brian 2000-02 Guzik, John 1957-58 Guzik, Robert 1959-61 Guzinsky, Robert 1964-65 Gwosden, Milo 1922-24

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Fyock, David A. 1950 Fyock, Dwight F. 1926-27

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East, Walter 1904-05 Easterday, R.A. 1917-18 Ebert, Wilton 1943 Eckardt, Robert 1920 Eckert, Frank 1919 Edgar, A.W. 1920 Edgar, Joseph C. 1904-05 Edmonds, Dexter 1983-84 Edwards, Allen 2016 Edwards, Charles 1927-29 Edwards, Devon 2014, 2016 Edwards, Tuazama 2004 Egbert, J.A. 1912 Elliott, Michael D. 1966 Elliott, Samuel 1907-08 Ellis, Bob 1967-69 Ellis, Gregory 1966-68 Englert, William 1971-73 English, R.J. 1998-2001 Ent, Harry U. 1908-09 Epps, Robert 1951-53 Epps, Rodney 1996 Esposito, Anthony 1968-70 Esposito, Tony 1954 Estermyer, Mark 2005-08 Esters, Jeff 1988-89, 91-92 Evans, David 1970 Everett, Raymond 1981-84 Ewing, Fred 1919-21 Ezell, Tyrone 2010-13

Ferencik, Chris 1995-98 Ferguson, Ken 1993 Ferguson, Ray 1951-53 Ferguson, William 2000-03 Ferraco, James S. 1966 Ferris, Dennis 1968-70 Fettiman, George (Mgr.) 1929 Ffrench, Maurice 2016 Fidler, Dan 1978-79 Fieger, John 2009-10 Fields, Elijah 2006, 2008-09 Fife, Ralph 1939-41 Finley, Frank E. 1918 Fisher, Donald 1943-45, 48 Fisher, Harry 1955 Fisher, Paul 1926-27 Fitzgerald, Larry 2002-03 Fitzgerald, Sean 1994-95 Flanagan, W.H. 1922-23 Flanigan, James 1964-66 Flanigan, R.G.T. 1974 Flara, John 1957-58 Flaus, Matt 2006 Fleming, Carl 2011 Fleming, Charles 1936-37 Flynn, Regis 1935 Flynn, Thomas 1980-83 Foley, James 1945 Folston Jr., James 2015-16 Ford, Dontez 2014-16 Ford, Henry 1951-54 Fornadel, Ed 1960 Forsythe, Alan 1974 Forsythe, Wilbur 1946-48 Foster, W.J. 1919 Fox, Alex 1927-28 Fralic, Bill 1981-84 Frank, Noble L. 1922-24 Frankel, John 1909 Frasca, Mike 1960 Frazier, Ed 1989 Frederick, Rob 2004 Fredette, H.E. 1921-22 Freeman, Lorenzo 1983-86 Fresse, George 1944 Fridley, Walter 1941 Friedberg, Ryan 1993 Friedl, Jim 1969 Fritz, Eric 2005 Frock, David 1950 Frost, Robert 1939 Fry, G.K. 1914-15 Frye, James M. 1904-07 Frye, Reginald 1970-72 Fuderich, Peter 1947-48 Fuhrman, Mark 1982 Fullerton, Richard 1938-39 Fulmer, Doug 2006-09 Furin, Jack 1943-45 Furman, Marcus 2001-02, 04-05

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Dutton, William 1941-42 Dvorak, Cathy (Mgr.) 1995 Dvorchak, Dennis 1961 Dyer, Robert 1964-66 Dykes, Jack 1969-71

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FOOTBALL LETTERMEN Hagins, Carl 1990, 1992 Hahn, Ed 1971 Halapin, Mike 1992-95 Hale, Shayne 2009, 2012 Haley, Dick 1956-58 Hall, Charles 1968-70 Hall, Darrin 2015-16 Hall, Ricky 1984 Hamberger, T.C. 1919 Hamilton, Keith 1989-91 Hamlin, Carlos 1972 Hammond, Ralph 1941, 43-44 Hampton, Alonzo 1988-89 Hangartner, Uhlhardt 1924-25 Hanhauser, John 1975-76 Hankey, Stacey 1903 Hanley, Edward 1914 Hansen, Ryan 1998-99 Harding, Jack 1924-25 Hardisty, William 1947-49 Hargrove, Justin 2008, 2010-11 Harkiewicz, Bruce 1968-70 Harman, Harvey 1918-21 Harper, Kevin 2009-12 Harper, Tony 2014 Harrington, W.E. 1914, 17-18 Harriott, Claude 2000-03 Harris, Demetrius 1995 Harris, Illie 1924 Harris, Kevin 2002 Harris, Maurice 1995 Harris, Tinker 1990-91 Harris, Shariff 2008-09 Harris, Steve 1978 Hartenstein, Harold 1926 Hartin, Jeff 1973 Hartman, D. Scott 1977 Hartnett, Michael J. 1921 Hartwig, Charles 1932-34 Hartz, Frank 1966 Hasbach, Thomas 1970-71 Haser, Heywood 1960-61 Hastings, C.E. 1914, 16, 19 Hauser, Brian 1989 Havern, David 1968, 70-71 Hawkins, Artrell 1979-80 Hawkins, Harris 1939-40 Hawkins, Robert 1944 Hayes, Brandon 2001 Hayes, Gerald 1999-2002 Haygood, Robert 1973-76 Healy, T.F. 1914-15 Heard, Hosea 1986-87, 90 Heath, Jo Jo 1976-79 Heil, R. 1913-14 Heit, Howard 1966 Heller, Warren 1930-32 Helsing, Ted 1927 Henderson, Quadree 2015-16

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Hendrick, John 1979-81 Hendricks, Jason 2010-13 Henry, F.E. 1917 Hensley, Donald 1935-37 Hepler, David 1980-81 Herndon, Joseph 1971-72 Herndon, Mike 2015-16 Herron, James 1913-16 Hetrick, Lee 1984-86 Hetzler, Doug 1986, 88-90 Hewitt, Orville M. 1920-22 Heyward, Craig 1984, 86-87 Heyward, Nate 1984-85 Hieber, Mike 1972 Hill, Keith 2003-04 Hill, Troy 1980-83 Hilty, Leonard 1916-18 Hirshberg, Edward 1929-31 Hittner, William 1910 Hoag, Mark R. 1912-13 Hoaglin, Fred 1964-65 Hoban, Walter 1927 Hoblitzel, R.D. 1927 Hockensmith, W.D. Hodge, Glenn 1972-74 Hodge, Paul 1959-60 Hoel, Robert 1932-34 Hofan, James 1963 Hoffart, Jake 1996-97 Hoffman, Fabian 1936-38 Hoffman, Wm. 1953-54 Hogan, James L. 1963 Hogan, John 1970-72 Hogan, Robert 1931-33 Holland, Joe 1997

Holleran, Thomas 1920-22 Holley, Jarred 2009-12 Hollihan, Harry 1950 Hollins, Juantez 2011, 2013 Holloway, Cornell 1987-88 Holloway, Randy 1974-77 Holthaus, Jake 2001-04 Holtz, J.P. 2012-15 Holzbach, John 1960-62 Holzworth, Eric 1987-90 Hood, Franklin 1930 Hoover, Terrance 1966-67 Hornack, Seth 1996-99 Horne, J.J. 2002-05 Horner, W.W. 1918 Hornish, Tim 1971-72 Horton, Steve 1942 Hosilyk, Matt 1992-95 Houser, Robb 2008-09 Howard, Titus 2013 Howley, Bill 1962-64 Huck, Frank 1993-94 Huebner, Tom 1986-89 Humeston, Ed 1957 Humphrey, Rod 1994-97 Humphries, Corey 2000-03 Hunter, Harold 1953-55 Hupko, Chris 1991-92 Hurbanek, James 1964 Hurst, Bill 1990 Hutchins, Dan 2009-10 Hutchko, Chuck 1967 Huth, Conrad 1977 Huth, Rod 1972 Hutton, Bob 1974-76

Brian Guzek was a hardnosed defensive end for Pitt from 2000-02.

Huwar, Michael 1981 Hyde, Glenn 1971-73 Hynoski, Henry 2008-10 I

Ibekwe, Nduka 1996 Ibrahim, Rachid 2013-14, 2016 Idoko, Ron 2004-05 Idowu, Oluwaseun 2015-16 Ifill, Brandon 2011-12 Imoru, Saheed 2010-11 Irwin, Jim 1962-64 Irwin, R.D. 1924-25 Israel, Steve 1991 Itzel, John 1926 J

Jackson, Baron 1988-89 Jackson, Buddy 2008-11 Jackson,Dane 2016 Jackson, Rickey 1977-80 Jacobs, Bryan 1997-98 Jacobs, Fred 1976-79 Jacobs, John 1952-54 Jacobson, Chris 2009-10, 2012 Jagers, Anthony 1987-90 James, Chris 2014-15 James, Edward 1966 Janasek, Dave 1972-74 Jancisin, Dave 1972-74 Janocko, Andrew 2008-10 Jarrett, Tyrique 2014-16 Jastrzembski, Steve 1959-61 Jelic, Chris 1983-84 Jelic, Ralph 1955-56

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Fullback Henry Hynoski was an integral part of Pitt’s offenses from 2008-10.

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LaFrankie, John 1946 Labriola, John (Mgr.) 1991-92 LaCarte, Dan 2000-03 Lally, Edward T. 1963 LaMonaca, Art 1941 Lang, Ralph 1943-45 Lao, Ray 1979-81 LaQuinta, Bernie 1962-64 LaRue, Robert 1934-36 LaSala, Pat (Mgr.) 2001 Lauro, Lindaro 1946-49 LaVigna, Matt 1984-87 Lawrence, Theodore 1973-74 Laws, Joseph 1967-68 Lawson, Bob 1985 Lay, Bernard 2002-05 Lazenga, Adam 2012-14 Leahy, W.J. 1909-11 Leary, Jerry 1970 Leber, Al 1938 Lee, Andy 2000-03 Lee, Conor 2006-08 Lee, Greg 2003-05 Lee, Robert 1946-49 Leeson, Al 1936-38 Leeson, Richard 1961-63 Lehner, Glen 1961-63

Leichty, Shane 2002 Leidenroth, C.F. 1904-05 Leitera, Jim 1982-85 Lenhart, James 1957 Lenosky, Mike 1977-78 Leon, Kevin 1993 Levy, Darcey 2000-01 Lewis, Darrell 1954-56 Lewis, Derrick 1989 Lewis, Dion 2009-10 Lewis, Ernest T. 1930-31 Lewis, James 1971 Lewis, John 1982, 84-85 Lewis, John D. 1968-70 Lewis, LeRoy 1932 Lewis, Ryan 2013-16 Lewis, Tim 1979-82 Lewis, Vernon 1990-92 Lezouski, Albin 1936-38 Liggett, Lamont 1993 Lightener, Lee 1998 Linaburg, Ronald 1962-64 Lindner, William 1957-59 Lindsay, John V. 1908-10 Lindsey, Brandon 2008-11 Linelli, George 1944 Link, George 1973, 76-77 Linn, Howard 1924-26 Linn, Howard 1953-54 Lippert, Jack 2010 Lippincott, Marvin 1963 Little, Keith 1991-92 Littlehales, H. Bradley 1966 Lively, Colton 2015 LiVorio, Mike 1989-90, 1992 Logan, Dave 1976-78 Loheyde, Dan 2007 Long, Bob 1961-63 Long, Carson 1973-76 Longfellow, Robert 1958-59 Longo, Robert 1965-67

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Kristofic, Dave 1992-93 Kristufek, Frank 1938-39 Kucharik, Ed 1975 Kukalis, John 1984-85 Kunkel, Albert 1941 Kuprok, John 1961 Kutz, Frank 1933-34 Kuziel, Robert 1969-71 Kuzneski, Andy 1959-61 Kuzneski, Anthony 1972 Kuzneski, Joe 1962-63 Kyle, William 1942

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Kaiser, Brian 2007-08 Kaliden, William 1957-58 Kalmakir, Thomas 1943 Kalmanides, Steve 1993, 96 Kaltenbach, Gary 1960-62 Kanyok, Tom (Mgr.) 1997 Kaplan, Scott 1988, 90-92 Karabin, Alex 2008-10 Karanovich, David 1947, 49-50 Kashubara, Ken 1995, 97-99 Kasperowicz, Eric 1994-95, 97 Kauffman, Chris 1996 Kautter, Doug 1991-92 Kautter, Rich 1990 Kearney, Walter 1930 Keiser, Allyn 1964-65 Kell, Thaddeus L. 1941

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Keller, Gregory 1965-66 Kelly, Jack 1930 Kelly, Mike 1991-92 Kendrick, R.T. 1918 Kennedy, Dan (Mgr.) 1996 Kennedy, Robert 1952 Kenney, Shannon 1991 Kern, William 1925, 27 Kernochan, Roy H. 1911-12 Ketchen, Kenney 1998-99 Kielb, Joseph 1943 Kiesel, Bob 1956 Kifer, John J. 1924-25 Killen, Ron 1983 Killian, Paul 1966-67 Kincard, Elmer D. 1942 Kindelberger, Harry 1940-41 Kinder, Derek 2004-06, 2008 King, Cory 2011-13 Kingdom, Roger 1982 Kirby, Nathan 1996 Kirby, Rod 1971-73 Kirk, Vernon 1986-88 Kirkley, Raymond 2001-02, 2004-05 Kirkwood, Ernie 1986 Kish, Ben 1938-39 Kisiday, Andrew 1950 Kisiday, Paul 1962-64 Kissel, Rod 1955-57 Klawhun, F. 1938-39 Klein, Harold 1938-39 Klimek, Joel 1970-71 Kline, Stuart 1950-52 Klinestiver, L.I. 1921 Kliskey, Nicholas 1933-35 Knight, Bryan 1998-2001 Knight, David 1970 Knight, Scott (Mgr.) 1997 Knisley, Eric 1971-72 Knisley, Frank 1943 Kochin, Frank 2006-08 Kohut, George 1944 Kondis, Jeff 1973-76 Konek, Ken 1996 Konetsky, Ted 1938-40 Kopp, Ben 1996-99 Korp, Henry 1941 Kosh, John 1944-46 Kovach, Kurt 1974-76 Kovacic, Joseph 1970-72 Kozic, Harry 1941 Kracum, George 1939-40 Kraemer, Eldred 1951-54 Kramer, Alex J. (Mgr.) 1950-52 Kramer, Blair 1951 Kratzert, C.A.  1919 Kratzery, Oscar 1919 Kraus, Dave 1959-60 Kraynak, Rich 1979-82

MEDIA

Jells, Dietrich 1991-92, 94-95 Jemison, Mike 2001-02 Jenkins, H.F. 1913 Jenkins, John 1962-63 Jenkins, John 1994-97 Jenkins, Tom 1962-63 Jenner, Scott 1978-79 Jennings, Adonis 2014 Jennings, Jim 1950 Jennings, Rashad 2005 Johnson, Cecil 1973-76 Johnson, Dorian 2013-16 Johnson, Ed 1953 Johnson, Eric 1992 Johnson, George R. 1945 Johnson, Kurt 2000-03 Johnson, Marshall 1922-24 Johnson, Ramel 1997 Johnson, Shane 2012-13 Johnson, Thomas 1980-81 Johnson, Walter 1983-86 Jones, Christy 1933 Jones, Edgar 1939-41 Jones, Edward 1963-66 Jones, Gordon 1975-78 Jones, James 1913-14 Jones, James R. 1963-65 Jones, Jay 1992-95 Jones, John 1994, 96-97 Jones, Joseph 1966-67 Jones, Quintin 1984-87 Jones, Ray 1978-80 Jones, Ronald 2011-12, 14 Jones, Yogi 1978-80, 82 Jones-Smith, Jaryd 2014, 2016 Jordan, Lloyd 1921-23 Joseph, Vital 1994-97 Joyce, F.W. 1912 Julian, Louis 1971 Junko, Jay 1999-2002 Jury, Bob 1975-77

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FOOTBALL LETTERMEN Los, Joe 1953 Lotz, Nick 1998-2001 Loughran, John 1919 Love, John 1931 Lovera, Chris 1992 Lowery, Art 1981-82 Lozar, John 1944 Lozier, Richard 1971-72 Lucas, Kenneth 1963-65 Luch, John 1931 Ludwig, Meghan (Mgr.) 1998 Lurie, Herb 1943 Luthy, Wally 1954 Lynn, Dan 1969-71 Lytle, Matt 1995-98 M

Maas, William 1981-83 Macerelli, Joe 1973 Macko, George 1965 MacKrell, John S. 1906-08 Maclean, Luke 2014 MacMurdo, James 1929-31 Maczuzak, John 1961-63 Maddox, Avonte 2014-16 Magnelli, Tony 1979, 1981-83 Magyar, David 1967-69 Maiers, Matt 2004 Malarkey, Leo 1935-36 Malarkey, Tay 1943 Malecki, John 2006-09 Malley, Keith 2005 Maloney, James 1943 Mancuso, David 1967-68 Mancuso, Michael 1967 Manganello, Joe 1999-2001 Maniskas, Rich (Mgr.) 1996 Manson, Dick 1953 Maragas, Todd 1983 Mariano, Paul 1972 Marino, Dan 1979-82 Markel, Lance 1990-91 Marrangoni, Albert 1942-43 Marsh, Willie 1976-78 Marshall, C.C. 1904-07 Marstellar, Ed 1971-72 Martha, Paul 1961-63 Martin, Curtis 1991-93 Maryott, Harold L. 1926 Marzoch, Jon 1993, 95-97 Mason, Brandon 2004 Mason, Dan 2009, 2012 Massey, Paul 1943 Mastro, Dave 1960 Mastrovich, Mark 1946-49 Masucci, Mario 1995 Matesic, Richard 1933 Mathews, Aaron 2016 Mathews, Donald 1943-45 Mathews, McKenzie 2006

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Mathieson, Eric 1989 Matich, George 1947-50 Matisi, Anthony 1935-37 Matson, Joseph 1914-16 Mattioli, Francis 1944 Mattioli, Rudy 1952-54 Matusz, Roman 1986-89 Matyus, Dick 1960 Maxwell, Lindsey 1991 May, Mark 1977-80 Mazurek, Fred 1962-64 McAlone, Kellen 2015-16 McAwley, Steward 1935 McBride, Russell 1952-53 McBride, William 1938 McCabe, Rich 1951-54 McCain, Joseph 1967-68 McCall, Joseph 1980-83 McCarter, H.C. 1917-19 McClain, Clifton 1934 McClean, John 1919-21 McClelland, W.D. 1917 McClure, John 1972 McClure, Robert 1934-37 McCormick, Bill 1983-85 McCormick, James 1904-06 McCoy, LeSean 2007-08 McCracken, G.H. 1918-20 McCrady, John 1920 McCray, Darren 2004 McCray, Jon 1992-95 McCray, Trey 1996, 98 McCrory, John T. 1919-20 McCurley, Jeff 1997-2000 McCurley, Scott 1999-2002 McCusker, Jim 1955-57 McCutcheon, C.W. 1924-25 McDermott, Chuck 1961 McDonald, Ricardo 1988-91 McDonough, James 1943, 46 McEllroy, W.S. 1912 McFarland, William 1945-48 McGee, Cedric 2006-09 McGhee, Curtis 1993-94, 96-97 McGlynn, Mike 2004-07 McGrath, Dave 1969-70 McGraw, Andrew 1965 McIntyre, Marlon 1981-84 McKee, William 1927 McKillop, Chris 2004-07 McKillop, Scott 2005-08 McKinney, C.R. 1905-06 McKnight, Barry 1963-65 McLaren, George W. 1915-18 McLean, Bill 1986 McMillan, Randy 1979-80 McMillin, B.V. 1924-26 McMinn, Bryce (Mgr.) 2000 McMullen, Kirk 1996-99

McMurray, Darrell 2000-01 McNish, Bernard 1936 McNulty, Frank 1915-16 McPeak, Bill 1945-48 McQuaide, Patrick 1980-81 McQuaide, Robert 1952-54 Meadown, Eric 1916-17 Meanor, A. 1919 Medich, George 1967-69 Medwid, Robert 1971-72, 74 Mefford, Matt 2000-01 Mehl, O.H. 1904-07 Meier, Ted 1928 Meisner, Greg 1977-80 Melillo, Louis 1948-49 Mendenhall, Rickey 1998-99 Mercer, Bill 1972 Merchant, Chris 1985 Meredith, John 1931-35 Merkovsky, Elmer 1936-38 Merkovsky, Elmer 1961 Merrick, David 1994 Mervis, Louis 1918-19 Messich, George 1975-76 Metich, George 1947 Meyer, Glenn 1977-80 Miale, Richard 1965-66 Michaels, Ed 1956-58 Michelosen, John 1935-37 Mickinac, Gregory 1970 Middleman, Bob 1972-75 Migliore, David A. 1976 Mihm, Robert 1948 Mihm, William 1945-47 Mike, Chris 2010 Miller, Donald 1987 Miller, Ed 1984-87 Miller, Gilbert R. 1905-06 Miller, Jared 1993-96 Miller, Jim 2001 Miller, John F. 1922 Miller, Kody 1998, 2000 Miller, Scott 1988-91 Miller, W.E. 1914-17 Miller, Walter 1935 Milligan, Walter 1930-32 Mills, Richard 1958-60 Minehart, Brian 1996 Miree, Brandon 2002-03 Mitchel, C.L. 1918 Mitchell, George 1940-41 Mitchell, Reggie 2014-16 Mitrakos, Thomas 1965-67 Mocha, Joseph 1943 Moffa, Remo 1944 Mohring, George 1994 Mohring, Mike 1993-96 Molinaro, Andy 1996-97 Mollica, Lawson 1991-94 Mollura, Andy 1970-71

Moncrief, Cliff 1991-92 Montana, John 1942 Montanari, Ken 1957-59 Montgomery, Ray 1927-29 Montrella, David J. 1968 Moody, Justin 2014-15 Moody, Zatiti 1992-95 Moore, Cliff 1978-79 Moore, David 1988-91 Moore, Frank 1994-97 Moore, Larry 2005 Moore, Lewis 2000-03 Moorhead, Dennis 1972-75 Moothart, Mark 1998-99 Morgan, Matt 2000-03 Morris, Hart 1929-31 Morris, Robert 1932 Morris, Tez 2002-05 Morrison, Jim 1992 Morrow, James 1914, 16, 19 Morrow, James 1949 Morrow, K.C. 1914 Morsillo, Jim 1977-79 Mosby, Anthony (Mgr.) 2001 Mosby, Brandon (Mgr.) 2001 Mosley, Denorse 1993-94 Mosley-Smith, Khaynin 2011-12, 2014-15 Moss, Chawntez 2016 Moss, John 1970-72 Motley, Phillipie 2015-16 Moyer, Steve 1969-71 Munjas, Miller 1932-34 Murdock, Thomas 1923-24 Murphy, Bruce 1972-74 Murphy, Bryan 2010, 2012-13 Murphy, David 2012-15 Murphy, Terry 1997-98 Murphy, Thomas 1940 Murphy, Tim 2002-05 Murray, Leon 1996 Murray, Shane 2006-07, 2009 Mustakas, Gus 2005-06, 2008-09 Musulin, George 1936 Myers, Mark 2011 Myers, Rusty 1972 N

Nalli, Albert 1968 Naponick, Paul 1967-69 Narick, Emil 1938-39 Neal, Nigel 1999-2000 Neft, Peter 1952-53, 55 Neill, Bill 1977-80 Newman, Denver 1944 Newsletter, Wilbur 1942 Nicksick, Mike 1933-34 Nicolella, John S. 1957 Nissley, Matt (Mgr.) 1998

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Nix, Lucas 2008-11 Nix, Nate 2007-10 Nixon, Donald 1976 Nkwuo, Nnamdi 1996 Noble, Dan 1978 Nock, John 1969 Nottoli, David 1992 Novak, Francis 1962 Novogratz, Joseph 1964-65 Novotny, Josh 2009

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Qualey, C. 1910-11 Qualey, C. Thomas 1965 Quarantillo, Edward 1934 Quatse, Jess 1929-31 Quense, Tim 1982-84 Quirin, Pat 2014-16 Quirin, Terry 1979-81 R

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Rabinek, Ray 1941 Rackard, Emanuel 2010-12 Radakovich, Ray 1966-67 Rader, Emil 1949 Radinick, Ken 1988-91 Radnor, Leonard 1947-49 Radosevich, George 1948-50 Raiko, Edmund 1945 Raklewicz, Michael 1965-67 Ramos, William 1969-70 Randour, David 1965-66 Randour, Herbert 1933-35 Ranii, George 1943-46 Ransom, Austin 2006-08 Raskowski, Walter 1936-38 Rasp, John 1986-87 Rathi, Bob 1957-59 Raudman, David 1966 Raymond, Thomas 1964-65 Razzano, Anthony 1947-48 Reardon, Tony 1992-93 Reber, James 1943 Recchia, Anthony 1982-83 Rector, Leonard R. 1936 Redmon, Ronald 1988-90 Reece, Michael 1993 Reed, Antwuan 2008-11 Reed, Chad 1999-2002

HISTORY HISTORY

Pipkin, Todd 1989 Pitler, Dave 1918 Pitts, Jevonte 2013-15 Pitts, Lafayette 2012-15 Plazak, Cy 1942-43 Plis, Corey 1998 Plotz, Robert 1946-49 Plowman, Curt 1957-59 Poggi, Francis 1979 Pohl, Joseph 1964-66 Poker, Zach 2014-16 Polach, Steven 1943-45 Polanco, Juan 1982-83 Polite, Lousaka 2000-03 Pollock, Bob 1954-56 Ponko, Mark 1998-2001 Popovich, Andy 1974-78 Popp, Ray 1963-64 Porreca, Thomas S. 1968-70 Porter, T.J. 2006-08 Postell, Malcolm 2002-04 Poteat, Hank 1996-99 Poteat, Jameel 2015 Pratt, Enock 1912 Priatko, William 1952 Pribish, George 1967-69 Price, Aaron 1999 Price, Ejuan 2011, 2013, 2015-16 Price, John 1962 Priestley, David 1999-2001 Prince, Peter 1959 Prokopovich, Mike 1975 Pryor, Benjie 1977-80 Pullekines, Joe 1957-58 Purifoy, Amir 1998-2001 Puzzuoli, David 1980-83

RECORD BOOK

Peace, Lawrence 1937-38 Peacock, R.J. 1909-10 Pearlman, I.R. 1917 Peck, Robert 1913-16 Pecman, Frank 1965-67 Pecora, Marco 2009-12 Pegram, Ken 1995-98 Pelusi, Jay 1979-82 Pelusi, Jeff 1976-79 Pelusi Sr., John 1974-76 Pelusi Jr., John 2005, 2007-08 Pennington, Jess 1934 Pepper, Victor 1944 Perkins, Joe 1949 Perkins, Lex 1991-92 Perko, Tom 1972-75 Perry, Ken 1964 Perry, Theodore 1904-07 Persin, Dennis 1969 Pestano, Marcel 2005-07 Peterman, Nathan 2015-16 Peters, F.C. 1921 Peters, Fred (Mgr.) 1972 Petitti, Rob 2001-04 Petley, James F. (Mgr.) 1974 Petro, Stephen 1936-38 Pettyjohn, Barry 1983-85 Phillips, Albert 1943-44 Phillips, Mike 2004, 2006-07 Picciano, Dan 1964 Picciotti, Dustin 2000 Pierce, Lawrence 1950 Pierre, Joseph 1943 Pietracatello, Nick 2002-03 Pilconis, William T. 1968-70 Pinder, Malcolm 2003 Pinkston, Jason 2006, 2008-10 Pinto, Sarah (Mgr.) 2000

2016 SEASON

Paieski, Ken 1972 Palatalla, Louis 1951-52, 54 Palko, Tyler 2002, 04-06 Palla, Charles 1958 Paluck, John 1953-55 Pardner, Jahmahl 2013 Parker, Derrick 1991-94 Parker, John 1996-99 Parkinson, T.E. (Mgr.) 1970 Parkinson, Tom 1927-29 Parrish, Don 1973-76 Parrish, Jaymar 2013-16 Parros, James 1970 Parrott, Louis 1966-67 Passodelis, Nick 1954-56 Patrick, Frank 1935-37 Patterson, Gary 1970-72 Patton, Chris 1993-95 Patton, Darius 2011 Patton, Jack 1944

Lousaka Polite was a three-time captain for Pitt from 2001-03.

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Obara, Joseph M. 1952 O’Connor, Matt 1998-99 Odell, Howard 1932-33 Officer, Alex 2014-16 O’Korn, George 1974-76 Oldshue, David 1970 Olenn, Stanley 1934 Oliver, Gordon 1958 Ollison, Qadree 2015-16 Olsavsky, Jerry 1985-88 Olsen, Ray 1972 Onder, Tarciscio 1931-33 O’Neill, Brian 2015-16 Orlandini, Tony 1994-97 Ormiston, Kenneth 1933-35 Orndoff, Scott 2013-16 Orszulak, Harry 1966-68 Osborn, Bill 1985-88 Osterhout, Robert 1950 Ostrosky, Bob 1961 Ostrowski, Stanley 1971-72 O’Sullivan, James 1905 Otah, Jeff 2006-07 O’Toole, Mark E. 1976 Owens, Billy 1983, 85-87 Ozimek, John 1961-63

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FOOTBALL LETTERMEN Reed, Harry 1944 Rees, John 1983 Reese, Aaron 2015-16 Reese, Charles S. 1912-14 Reese, Edward 1943-44 Reichard, Mark 1977-80 Reider, Paul 1930-32 Reinhold, Chuck 1958-60 Render, Darryl 2012-15 Reschoff, Richard 1989 Rettenger, Joseph 1950-52 Reutershan, Randy 1975-77 Revis, Darrelle 2004-06 Reynolds, William 1950-52 Rice, Chester 1952-54 Rich, Demetrious 1999 Rich, Mark 1983-84 Richard, Gary 1986-87 Richards, Curvin 1988-90 Richards, David 1910 Richards, George 1967-69 Richards, Luther 1935 Richards, R.W. 1908-10 Richardson, Allen 2004 Richardson, John E. 1980 Rickards, Paul 1944-47 Ricketts, Tom 1986-88 Riddick, Louis 1987-90 Riddle, Fred 1957-59 Rife, Gerald 1965-66 Ritchie, Walter 1904-06 Ritenbaugh, William 1941 Robb, John 1971-72 Robbins, Tim 1993, 95-96 Roberts, Gabe 2014 Roberts, John 1925-27 Roberts, Tristan 2008, 2010-11 Robertson, Tim 1999 Robinson, A.L. 1909 Robinson, Calvin 1997 Robinson, Desmond 1974-76 Robinson, James 1945, 47, 48 Robinson, Kenyon 1993-94 Robinson, Lowell 2006-07 Robinson, Shawn 1999-2002 Rock, Kevin 1992 Rodgers, Joseph 1935 Rodgers, Lloyd 1971 Roe, Homer 1907-09 Roeder, Robert 1962-63 Romano, Al 1973-76 Romantino, Tony 1950-52 Romeus, Greg 2007-10 Romito, Kevin 1995 Rooker, Harvey 1932-34 Rooney, James 1926, 28-29 Rosborough, Bob 1955-56 Rosborough, Michael 1964-66 Roseberry, Doug 2004-05

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Rosenblum, Elmer 1932 Rosepink, Martin 1941-43, 46 Ross, Chris 1985-88 Ross, John 1940-41 Roth, Yogi 2001-03 Rotheram, Matt 2011-14 Roussos, Michael 1944-45 Routt, David 2000 Rowell, Artie 2013, 2015 Roxanski, John 1944-45 Roy, Shane 2016 Royal, Hank 1982 Royal, Jim 1990 Rudison, Bill 1985 Rudoy, William 1943 Ruff, Arthur 1934 Rullo, Dan 1971-73 Ruth, Frank 1904 Rutherford, Rod 2000-03 Ruzila, Paul 1997-98 Ryan, John 1992-95 Ryan, Todd 1991-92 S

Sabatini, James 1959 Sack, Jack 1920-21 Saddler, Cameron 2009-12 Sadowski, Ed 1966-69 Saksa, Frank J. 1941-42 Salata, A.J. 1925-27 Sallet, Charles 2003-06 Salocky, William 1969 Salter, Bryant 1968-70 Salvaterra, Corny 1954-56 Salvucci, Joseph 1943 Salwocki, Tom 1956 Samer, William 1949 Sams, Ron 1979-82 Sanker, Dick 1961 Sankey, Robert 1961 Sapio, William 1982-85 Sares, Harvey 1944 Sauer, Carl 1922-24 Saunders, Zac (Mgr.) 2005 Savage, Tom 2013 Savariau, Donsville 1991 Sawhill, Cody 2007 Scales, Chuck 1983-86 Scanlon, J.A. 1928 Scanlon, Kieran 1989 Scarpinato, Mark 2015 Schall, Jon 2000-03 Scherer, Dick 1956-57 Schilken, Robert 1982-85 Schipani, Pat 1983-85 Schlieper, Ryan 2011-13 Schmidt, A.T. 1904-05 Schmidt, Joe 1950-52 Schmidt, John 1965 Schmidt, Joseph 1924-26

Devin Street was an All-ACC receiver and the first Pitt player to reach 200 career receptions.

Schmitt, Ted 1935-37 Schmitt, William 1952-56 Schneider, Chris 1995-98 Schottenheimer, Marty 1962-64 Schubert, Eric 1981-83 Schubert, Mark 1977-79 Schuler, Milton 1976 Schulters, Dwayne 1996-97 Schultz, Edward 1930 Schultz, Edward 1956 Schultz, Mike 1995-97 Scisly, Joseph 1957-59 Scorsone, Vincent 1955-56 Scott, Frank 1938 Scott, Howard 1942 Seagraves, Dell 1992-95 Seaman, Eric 1987, 89-91 Seaman, Norton 1958-59 Sebastian, Michael 1931, 33 Seidel, F.R. 1921-23 Seidelson, Harry 1921-23 Seifert, Ed 1928 Seiffert, Karl 1933-34 Seigel, Francis 1931-32 Sekela, Michael 1939-40 Sekey, Arthur 1932 Semaia, Penny 2000-03 Sepkowski, Jason 1995-97 Sepsi, Andy 1957-59 Session, Clint 2003-06 Sestili, Chris 1989-92 Sgrignoli, Philip 1968-70 Shae, Charles 1938 Shaffer, Mike 1974-75 Shanahan, Mike 2009-12 Sharockman, Ed 1958-60 Shaw, Paul 1935-37 Sheard, Jabaal 2007-10 Shedlosky, Leon 1933-35 Shell, Rushel 2012 Shemanski, Mark 1991

Shepira, Isadora 1912-15 Shields, Brian 1983-85 Shockley, Jeff 1985 Short, Dan 1980-82 Short, Ralph N. 1950 Shotwell, George 1932-34 Shrake, Scott 2008 Shriver, Jim 1983 Shuck, Dave 1984, 87 Shuler, Nick 1921-23 Shumaker, Ken 1969-70 Shuman, John 1906-08 Sichko, William 1949-51 Siermine, Dan (Mgr.) 1988 Sies, Dale 1915-17 Sign, Bob 1984-86 Silvestri, Don 1990-91 Silvestri, Gary 1975, 77 Simantel, Ronald J. 1964 Simile, Tony 1950 Simms, Jim 1932 Simon, Dennis 1966-67 Simonian, Pete 1998 Simonitis, John 2003-06 Simpson, Gerald 1991-94 Simpson, John 1969-71 Simpson, Richard N. 1922-23 Sims, Larry 1976-78 Sims, Tom 1988-89 Sinclair, Stephen 1939-40 Sindewald, Thom 1975-76 Siragusa, Anthony 1986-87, 89 Sites, Vincent 1934-35 Sitter, Jonathan 2000, 02-03 Skiba, John 1992 Skladany, Joseph 1931-33 Skladany, Leo 1945-48 Skrocki, Chad 1993 Slaby, Lou 1960-62 Slade, Lamar 1999-2002 Slovick, Chris (Mgr.) 2002 Smakosz, Mike 1991

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Taglianetti, Andrew 2008, 2010-12 Takacs, John 1977 Taleni, Jeremiah 2014-16 Tamburino, Gabriel 1965 Tanczos, David 1987-88 Tarasi, Ray 1959 Taylor, Robert 1966 Taylor, Willie 1975 Teitt, Robert 1946 Telesky, John 1961-63 Templeton, Paul 1923

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Thatcher, Eric 2005-08 Theodore, Jim 1955-57 Theodorou, Leon 1991-92 Thomas, Bryan 1981-82 Thomas, Charles 1948-50 Thomas, Derron 2004-05 Thomas, Joe 2006-09 Thomas, Lynn 1977-79 Thomas, Reggie 1994-97 Thomas, R.J. 1919 Thomas, Todd 2011-14 Thomas, Wallace 1978-81 Thompson, Joseph M. 1904-06 Thompson, Karim 1996-99 Thompson, T.M. 1916 Thompson, Tony 1997 Thornhill, C.E. 1913-16 Threats, Barry 1989 Throckmorton, J. 1981-83 Thurbon, Robert 1938-40 Tillman, Phil 2004-05 Timmons, Robert 1933, 35 Tinker, Ed 2010, 2012-13 Tinsley, Keith 1983-86 Tipton, Tre 2015-16 Tipton, Tyler 2005 Tkach, Tyler 2007-08, 2010 Toerper, Mike 2006-08 Toerper, Todd 1972-74 Tolbert, Willie 1974-76 Tolhurst, Fred 1970 Tommins, Joseph 1931-32 Toncic, Ivan 1957-59 Tonio, Garrett 2011 Tormey, Joseph 1930-32 Tracey, Neal 2005 Tracok, Richard 1944

STAFF

Stone, Lucas 2007 Stoner, Fred 1972 Stoner, Reynold 1972-74 Stowe, Ed 1953 Street, Devin 2010-13 Strom, John 1972 Strong, Darrell 2004-07 Stull, Bill 2006, 2008-09 Suffoletta, Henry 1958 Sullivan, John L. 1957-58 Sumner, David 1992, 94-95 Sumpter, Earl 1947-49 Sunseri, Sal 1979-81 Sunseri, Tino 2009-12 Surina, Charles 1941 Sutherland, John B. 1914-17 Sweeney, James 1980-83 Sweeney, Pat 1980-83 Swenson, K.J. 1905-07 Swider, Larry 1973-76 Swink, Charles 1986-87 Sykes, Lionel 1989-90 Sylvester, Walter 1980

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Sporio, Carmen 1965 Spotts, Ed 1938 Springer, Charles 1904, 06-07 Stahl, John 1940-41 Stahlman, H.A. 1916 Stanton, Richard J. 1961 Stapulis, William T. 1936-38 Stark, Bob 1958 Stark, Marwood 1936 Stark, Scott 1990 Stebbins, Harold 1936-38 Steele, Wendell 1924-25 Steffy, Charles 2000-02 Stein, Herb A. 1918-21 Stein, Tim 1998-2000 Steinbeck, Matt 2015 Steingraver, George 1948 Stennett, Matt 1983-85 Stephens, Dan 2001-04 Stephens, Joe 2002-03 Stephens-Howling, LaRod 2005-08 Stepnoski, Mark 1985-88 Steratore, Gene 1953 Stetler, Jack 1940-42 Stevens, John 1968-70 Stevenson, J.W. 1908-11 Stewart, Dale 1963-65 Stewart, Michael 1985-87 Still, Ralph 1977-79 Stitt, Dick 1941 Stocak, Mike 1942 Stocker, Jazzee 2016 Stocker, Manny 2016 Stone, Darnell 1982, 84-85 Stone, John 1988 Stone, Joseph 1974-76

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Smalara, Alfred 1951-52 Smith, Aaron 2009 Smith, Carnel 1986-89 Smith, Curtis, 1973-75 Smith, Dan 1972 Smith, Donald 1978-79, 81 Smith, Edward 1945 Smith, Eugene 1945 Smith, Kevan 2007 Smith, Kyle 2004 Smith, LaQuentin 2011-14 Smith, Norman 1970 Smith, Reggie 1983-86 Smith, Robert W. 1942 Smith, Ryan 1999-01 Smith, Thomas 2002-05 Smith, Tim 1979 Smith, Wayne 1911-14 Smodic, Jack 1945, 47-48 Snell, Heath 1989-90 Sniscak, Bernard 1944 Soboleski, Jason 1996-97 Sobolewski, Gene 1962-63 Soles, C.D. 1911 Solter, A.E. 1907 Soppitt, Randall 1913-16 Sorochak, Bob 1962, 64 Sotak, Michael 1942 Soto, Shakir 2013-16 Souchak, Frank 1935-37 Spates, David 1973-74 Spears, Robert P. 1976 Spencer, Charles 2002-05 Spencer, Shawntae 2000-03 Spicko, Joseph 1968-70 Spindler, Marc 1987-89 Spiranic, Dan 1978

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Ramon Walker returns a fumble in the Panthers’ 37-27 victory over Notre Dame in 1999, the final game played at Pitt Stadium.

Traficant, Jim 1960-62 Trebitz, Joe 2009-12 Trees, Joe 1890-91 Treiber, Dave 1975 Trethaway, Robert 1965 Trimble, T. Lee 1917 Trocano, Rick 1977-80 Troglione, Joseph 1937 Trout, Dave 1977-80 Truitt, Olanda 1989-90 Truitt, Tony 1968 Tucker, Tony 2008 Tully, Charles 1928-30 Tumulty, Tom 1991, 93-95 Turman, John 1999-2000 Turner, James 1987 Turner, John D. 1905-08 Turner, Oderick 2006-09 Turner, Ricky 1988-90 Turnley, Ryan 2009-12 Tuten, Henry 1987-89 Tyra, Gary 1975 U

Uajko, Eugene 1967-68 Uansa, Octavius 1927-29 Urban, John 1937 Urschler, Gary 1999-2002 V

Vaglia, Joe 1997, 2001 Van Doren, F. 1907-09 Vangas, Chris 2004-07 VanHorne, Jeff 1986-89 Van Pelt, Alex 1989-92 Varischetti, Pete 1991 Varoutsos, E.C. 1995-97

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Ventura, James 1950 Venzin, Art 1971-72 Verkleeren, John 1963-65 Viancourt, Pat 1983-85 Vidunas, Paul 1981 Vignali, Larry 1959-61 Villani, Joe 2004-06 Vinopal, Ray 2012-14 Virbitsky, Justin 2009, 2011-12 Vitale, Bill 1974 Voytell, Ken 1952 Voytik, Chad 2013-15 W

Waddill, Leslie 1905-06 Wade, Justin 1996-98 Wagner, Harry 1930 Wagner, J. Huber 1910-13 Walinchus, William 1928-30 Walker, Adam 1987-89 Walker, Dave 1959-60 Walker, Elliott 1974-77 Walker, Jawan 2003 Walker, Nelson 1987-90 Walker, Ramon 1999-2001 Wall, Jerry 1984-87 Wall, Lance 1971 Wallace, William 1981, 83-84 Waller, Midford 1930 Walmsley, John 1935 Walters, Dustin 2007 Walton, Albert 1935 Walton, Frank 1932-33 Walton, Joe 1954-56 Walton, Joseph 1974 Wanke, Larry 1987-88

Wannstedt, Dave 1971-73 Ward, F.F. 1912-14 Ward, Stephen 1946-48 Ware, Jeffrey 1962-63 Warriner, Chris 1949-51 Washington, Marcus 198688, 90 Washington, Maurice 1992-94 Washington, Troy 1985-88 Washington, Yusef 1988 Washinko, Rich 1972 Wasmuth, Chester 1926-27 Watkins, Bryan 1981 Watts, Amir 2016 Wazniak, John A. 1968 Weah, Jester 2014-16 Weatherington, Arnie 1973-76 Weatherspoon, Kevin 2013-14 Weatherspoon, Ray 1982-83 Webb, Terrish 2013-16 Webster, Alan 1974 Webster, Ernest 1971-72 Weidle, Ethan 1996-99 Weinberger, Ellis 1965 Weinstock, Isadore 1932-34 Weisenbaugh, Henry 1932-34 Welch, Gilbert 1925-27 Wenglikowski, Alan 1979, 81-83 Wertman, Harold 1945 Wertz, Silas G. 1922 Wesber, Darius 1995 West, Billy 1993-94, 96-97 West, Henry 1942 West, Leonard 1943 West, Walter 1922

Weston, Lloyd 1968-70 Westwood, Ernest 1957-59 Whaley, Doug 1990-93 Whatley, Chris 1982-83 White, John 1972 White, Mike 1998-2000 White, Robert A. 1968 White, Terry 1978-80 Whitehead, Jordan 2015-16 Whittaker, Edward 1966-68 Whitmill, Rasshad 1995-96 Wilamowski, Ed 1974-76 Wildman, Kris 2012 Wiley, Dante 1984 Wiley, John 1969 Williams, Brandon 1998-2001 Williams, Charles 1921 Williams, Charles 1990-92 Williams, Chuck 1984-87 Williams, Dale 2002-05 Williams, Dominic 2005-08 Williams, Eric 2012 Williams, Frank 1922 Williams, Greg 2008-11 Williams, Harold 1920-22 Williams, Jermaine 1989, 91-92 Williams, Jim 1993-96 Williams, Juan 1997-98 Williams, Keith 1981-82 Williams, Kevin 1990-91 Williams, K’Waun 2010-13 Williams, LaFann 1996-97 Williams, Manny 2009, 2011-12

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Zalnasky, Mitchell 1964-65 Zanos, Jim 1957-58 Zeig, Waldemer 1904-07 Zeise, Elijah 2015 Zelahy, Daniel 1976 Zellman, Al 1944-45 Zimmerman, Tony 1996 Zito, William F. 1961 Zombek, Joe 1951-53 Zortea, Aldo 1966 Zurzolo, William 1967

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PLAYER PROFILES

Defensive end Tony Woods was a 1986 consensus All-American.

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Hope Bielich J Connolly Jim Duratz Dick Groat Bill Hillgrove L. Oval Jaynes Bob Junko Dr. Bernard J. Kobosky Bernard P. Koperek C. Robert Miller Casimir Myslinski Chancellor Emeritus Mark A. Nordenberg Dr. Wesley W. Posvar Tony Salesi Sam Sciullo Sr., Esq. Carol Sprague John Vasvary

STAFF RECORD BOOK

Williams, Maurice 1992-94 Williams, Maurice 2007 Williams, Mick 2007-09 Williams, Nick 2005 Williams, Reggie 1985, 87-89 Williams, Salath 2011 Williams, Vince 1991, 94-95 Williamson, Carlton 1977-80 Williamson, Guy M. 1913-15 Wilps, Ralph 1926-29 Wilson, Clair 1972 Wilson, Clint 1981-83, 85 Wilson, Dale 1985 Wilson, J.C. 1975-77 Wilson, Kris 2000-03 Windt, Bernard 1931 Winslow, Ryan 2014-16 Winterburn, J. Charles 1921-22 Winters, Charles 1969 Wirginis, Quintin 2014-16 Wisler, Dwayne 1984 Wisniewski, Dan 1956-57 Wissinger, Z.A. 1923-25 Wohler, Mark 1983 Wolfarth, Harry 1950 Wolff, William 1945 Wood, John 1935-36 Woods, Darrel 1985-86 Woods, Michael 1979-82 Woods, Stanley 1985 Woods, Tony 1983-86 Wortham, Kevin 1984 Wrabley, Robert 1951-52, 54 Wright, Aundre 2008-09 Wright, Prentiss 1987-90 Wuestner, Chris 2013-14 Wycoff, Robert S. (Mgr.) 1950 Y

HISTORY HISTORY

Yaccino, John 1959-61 Yacopec, Louis 1944 Yajko, Eugene 1967-68 Yankoski, Chris 2011 Yatron, George 1972 Yeilding, A.T. 1905-06 Yewcic, Thomas 1976 Yezovich, Mark 2006 Yoklic, Matt 2011-13 Yost, Charles 1948-49, 51 Young, Marlin 1995-98 Young, Tyler 1994-95 Young, Tyre 2001 Yuna, Paul 1972

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PITT’S NFL FIRST-ROUND DRAFT CHOICES

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1961 1964 1977 1978 1981 1981 1981 1983 1983 1983 1984 1985 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1989 1992 1995 2004 2007 2008 2011 2014

2017 3 James Conner 4 Dorian Johnson 5 Nathan Peterman 6 Adam Bisnowaty 7 Ejuan Price 2016 2 Tyler Boyd 2015 4 T.J. Clemmings 2014 1 Aaron Donald 4 Tom Savage 5 Devin Street 2011 1 Jon Baldwin 2 Jabaal Sheard 5 Dion Lewis 5 Jason Pinkston 7 Greg Romeus 2010 6 Nate Byham 7 Dorin Dickerson 2009 2 LeSean McCoy 5 Scott McKillop 7 LaRod Stephens-Howling 7 Derek Kinder 2008 1 Jeff Otah 4 Mike McGlynn 7 Kennard Cox 2007 1 Darrelle Revis 4 Clint Session 6 H.B. Blades 2006 3 Charles Spencer 6 Bernard “Josh” Lay 2005 6 Rob Petitti 2004 1 Larry Fitzgerald 2 Shawntae Spencer 2 Kris Wilson 5 Claude Harriott 6 Andy Lee 7 Brandon Miree 2003 3 Gerald Hayes 6 Torrie Cox 7 Bryan Anderson 2002 2 Antonio Bryant 5 Ramon Walker 5 Bryan Knight 2001 3 Kevan Barlow 2000 3 Hank Poteat

Mike Ditka, TE, Chicago (5th) Paul Martha, S, Pittsburgh (10th) Tony Dorsett, RB, Dallas (2nd) Randy Holloway, DE, Min­ne­so­ta (21st) Hugh Green, LB, Tampa Bay (7th) Randy McMillan, RB, Bal­ti­more (12th) Mark May, OT, Washington (20th) Jimbo Covert, OT, Chicago (6th) Tim Lewis, CB, Green Bay (11th) Dan Marino, QB, Miami (27th) Bill Maas, NT, Kansas City (5th) Bill Fralic, OG, Atlanta (2nd) Chris Doleman, LB, Min­ne­so­ta (4th) Bob Buczkowski, DT, L.A. Raiders (24th) Tony Woods, LB, Seattle (18th) Craig Heyward, RB, New Or­leans (24th) Burt Grossman, DE, San Diego (8th) Tom Ricketts, OT, Pittsburgh (24th) Sean Gilbert, DT, L.A. Rams (3rd) Ruben Brown, OG, Buffalo (14th) Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Arizona (3rd) Darrelle Revis, CB, New York Jets (14th) Jeff Otah, OT, Carolina (19th) Jon Baldwin, WR, Kansas City (26th) Aaron Donald, DT, St. Louis Rams (13th)

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CURRENT PANTHERS IN THE PROS (as of June 2017) NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Adam Bisnowaty, OT Tyler Boyd, WR Bam Bradley, LB T.J. Clemmings, OT James Conner, RB Aaron Donald, DT Larry Fitzgerald, WR Dontez Ford, WR Matt Galambos, LB Manasseh Garner, TE Nicholas Grigsby, LB J.P. Holtz, TE Tyrique Jarrett, DT Dorian Johnson, OG Andy Lee, P Dion Lewis, RB Ryan Lewis, CB LeSean McCoy, RB Scott Orndoff, TE Nathan Peterman, QB Lafayette Pitts, CB Ejuan Price, DE Matt Rotheram, OG Tom Savage, QB Jabaal Sheard, LB Shakir Soto, DE Devin Street, WR Terrish Webb, S K’Waun Williams, CB

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RB OL QB OL LB

Pittsburgh Steelers Arizona Cardinals Buffalo Bills New York Giants Los Angeles Rams

WR

Cincinnati Bengals

OL

Minnesota Vikings

DT QB WR

St. Louis Rams Houston Texans Dallas Cowboys

WR DE RB OL DE

Kansas City Chiefs Cleveland Browns Philadelphia Eagles Cleveland Browns New Orleans Saints

TE TE

San Francisco 49ers Houston Texans

RB LB RB WR

Philadelphia Eagles San Francisco 49ers Arizona Cardinals Chicago Bears

OL OL DB

Carolina Panthers Philadelphia Eagles Buffalo Bills

DB LB LB

New York Jets Indianapolis Colts Washington Redskins

OL DB

Houston Texans New Orleans Saints

OL

Dallas Cowboys

WR DB TE DE P RB

Arizona Cardinals San Francisco 49ers Kansas City Chiefs Chicago Bears San Francisco 49ers Denver Broncos

LB DB OL

Arizona Cardinals Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chicago Bears

WR DB LB

Dallas Cowboys Houston Texans Chicago Bears

RB

San Francisco 49ers

DB

Pittsburgh Steelers

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DE RB DB P

New York Jets Dallas Cowboys San Francisco 49ers Cleveland Browns

DT C CB DT OG DE OT

Detroit Lions San Francisco 49ers Minnesota Vikings Kansas City Chiefs San Diego Chargers In­di­a­nap­o­lis Colts Chicago Bears

DE OT OL TE CB LB

San Diego Chargers Pittsburgh Steelers Dallas Cowboys Los Angeles Rams Cincinnati Bengals Pittsburgh Steelers

RB CB DE DB CB DB C

New Orleans Saints Houston Oilers New York Giants Buffalo Bills Green Bay Packers Dallas Cowboys San Diego Chargers

LB OT DT RB

Seattle Seahawks Indianapolis Colts Green Bay Packers Miami Dolphins

DT FS

Los Angeles Raiders Pittsburgh Steelers

OT DE LB RB WR

Atlanta Falcons Minnesota Vikings New York Jets Los Angeles Rams New York Jets

C LB DE

Pitts­burgh Steelers Pitts­burgh Steelers Se­at­tle Seahawks

LB FB OT LB DT DB C DT TE DB DT QB

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers Bal­ti­more Colts Wash­ing­ton Redskins New Or­leans Saints Los An­ge­les Rams San Fran­cisco 49ers Wash­ing­ton Redskins New York Giants Cin­cin­nati Bengals San Francisco 49ers New Orleans Saints Pittsburgh Steelers

DB OT

Cincinnati Bengals Los Angeles Rams

WR C DB LB DT

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Detroit Lions Los Angeles Rams Phil­a­del­phia Eagles Tampa Bay Buccaneers

DT QB DB RB WR DB WR C

Minnesota Vikings New England Patriots Seattle Seahawks San Francisco 49ers Pittsburgh Steelers Houston Oilers Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pittsburgh Steelers

RB P TE LB K DE

Dallas Cowboys Denver Broncos Cincinnati Bengals Houston Oilers Los Angeles Rams Atlanta Falcons

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Chicago Bears Green Bay Packers Miami Dolphins Green Bay Packers Cleveland Browns Green Bay Packers Philadelphia Eagles Chicago Bears Buffalo Bills

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DE DB LB OL DE TE

OT DB QB RB DL OG LB OG WR

HISTORY

Pittsburgh Steelers

RECORD BOOK

QB

Kansas City Chiefs New York Jets Los Angeles Raiders Green Bay Packers Minnesota Vikings Kansas City Chiefs

2016 SEASON

Buffalo Bills New England Patriots Kansas City Chiefs

DT C RB FS WR DE

PLAYER PROFILES

OG RB C

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STAFF

Kansas City Chiefs Houston Oilers Cincinnati Bengals

1984 1 Bill Maas 2 Jim Sweeney 3 Joe McCall 5 Tom Flynn 6 Dwight Collins 10 Al Wenglikowski 1983 1 Jimbo Covert 1 Tim Lewis 1 Dan Marino 5 Bryan Thomas 6 Dave Puzzuoli 6 Ron Sams 8 Rich Kraynak 9 Rob Fada 12 Julius Dawkins 1982 7 Emil Boures 10 Sal Sunseri 11 Sam Clancy 1981 1 Hugh Green 1 Randy McMillan 1 Mark May 2 Rickey Jack­son 3 Greg Meisner 3 Carlton Williamson 3 Russ Grimm 5 Bill Neill 5 Benjie Pryor 5 Lynn Tho­mas 5 Jerry Boyarsky 11 Rick Trocano 1980 6 Jo Jo Heath 10 Bob Gruber 1979 2 Gordon Jones 5 Walt Brown 7 Jeff Delaney 11 Al Chesley 12 David Logan 1978 1 Randy Holloway 2 Matt Cavanaugh 3 Bob Jury 6 Elliott Walker 6 Randy Reutershan 8 J.C. Wilson 9 Willie Taylor 11 Tom Brzoza 1977 1 Tony Dorsett 7 Larry Swider 7 Jim Corbett 11 Al Romano 11 Carson Long 12 Don Parrish

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MEDIA

1996 6 Dietrich Jells 6 Anthony Dorsett 6 Tom Tumulty 1995 1 Ruben Brown 3 Curtis Martin 6 Tom Barndt 1993 8 Alex Van Pelt 1992 1 Sean Gilbert 2 Steve Israel 4 Ricardo McDonald 4 Jeff Christy 4 Keith Hamilton 7 Dave Moore 1991 4 Mark Gunn 4 Curvin Richards 9 Louis Riddick 10 Brian Greenfield 1990 3 Marc Spindler 4 Dean Caliguire 4 Alonzo Hampton 6 Tom Sims 9 Chris Goetz 11 Carnel Smith 11 Roman Matusz 1989 1 Burt Grossman 1 Tom Ricketts 3 Mark Stepnoski 9 Vernon Kirk 10 Cornell Holloway 10 Jerry Olsavsky 1988 1 Craig Heyward 2 Quintin Jones 5 Jon Carter 5 Zeke Gadson 7 Gary Richard 10 Billy Owens 11 Ed Miller 1987 1 Tony Woods 4 Randy Dixon 4 Lorenzo Freeman 7 Tom Brown 1986 1 Bob Buczkowski 4 Bill Callahan 1985 1 Bill Fralic 1 Chris Doleman 5 Troy Benson 8 Marlon McIntyre 12 Bill Wallace

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1976 4 Tom Perko 7 Karl Farmer 17 Randy Cozens 1975 3 Gary Burley 17 Mike Bulino 1974 11 Rod Kirby 12 James Buckmon 15 Dave Wannstedt 1973 12 Ernie Webster 13 John Moss 1972 3 Bob Kuziel 5 Ralph Cindrich 11 Joe Carroll 15 Joel Klimek 16 Henry Alford 1971 3 Charlie Hall 5 Bryant Salter 7 Dennis Ferris 9 Dave Garnett 12 Tony Esposito 12 Bill Pilconis 1970 9 Geoff Brown 12 Rod Fedorchak 1969 5 Harry Orszulak 1968 5 Bob Longo 13 Tom Mitrakos 1967 2 Jim Flanigan 1966 6 Fred Hoaglin 9 Dale Stewart* 11 Eric Crabtree* 11 Dale Stewart* 13 Eric Crabtree* 14 Joe Novogratz* 17 Mitch Zalnasky 18 Ken Lucas 19 Joe Novogratz* 1965 4 Marty Schottenheimer* 7 Marty Schottenheimer* 8 Bill Howley 1964 1 Paul Martha* 8 Ray Popp* 9 Paul Martha* 10 Rick Leeson 13 Jeff Ware 16 Paul Cercel* 16 Ray Popp* 19 Paul Cercel* 20 Brian Generalovich* 25 Brian Generalovich*

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LB WR LB

Green Bay Packers Atlanta Falcons Denver Broncos

DE DB

Cincinnati Bengals Kansas City Chiefs

LB DE T

Buffalo Bills New Orleans Saints Green Bay Packers

OG LB

Washington Redskins Detroit Lions

C LB LB TE DE

New Orleans Saints Atlanta Falcons Oakland Raiders New England Patriots St. Louis Cardinals

DB DB RB RB RB WR

Green Bay Packers San Diego Chargers Chicago Bears Oakland Raiders Kansas City Chiefs Detroit Lions

LB OG

Cleveland Browns Kansas City Chiefs

FL

San Diego Chargers

E C

Houston Oilers San Francisco 49ers

LB

Green Bay Packers

C DE HB HB DB LB DE QB OG

Cleveland (NFL) Pittsburgh (NFL) Baltimore (NFL) Buffalo (AFL) Denver (AFL) Pittsburgh (NFL) Washington (NFL) Pittsburgh (NFL) Boston (AFL)

LB LB E

Baltimore (NFL) Buffalo (AFL) Pittsburgh (NFL)

HB G HB HB LB C LB C/LB TE TE

Pittsburgh (NFL) New York Giants (NFL) Buffalo (AFL) Wash­ing­ton (NFL) New York Jets (AFL) Dallas (NFL) New York Jets (AFL) San Diego (AFL) Pittsburgh (NFL) Boston (AFL)

ROUND YEAR/NAME

1963 4 Lou Slaby* 5 Gary Kaltenbach* 5 Lou Slaby* 6 Ernie Borghetti* 9 John Maczuzak* 11 Tom Brown 12 Ed Adamchik* 20 Jim Traficant 21 Ed Adamchik* 21 Ernie Borghetti* 22 John Maczuzak* 25 Gary Kaltenbach* 1962 10 Larry Vignali 10 Regis Coustillac 19 John Kuprok* 23 John Kuprok* 30 Bob Clemens 33 Steve Jastrzembski*** 1961 1 Mike Ditka* 1 Mike Ditka* 3 Jim Cunningham* 3 Dick Mills* 5 Ed Sharockman* 8 Fred Cox* 9 Dick Mills* 10 Bob Clemens 13 Paul Hodge 14 Jim Cunningham* 17 Steve Jastrzembski*** 22 Ed Sharockman* 28 Fred Cox* 1959 9 Dick Haley 15 Tom Salwocki 24 Fred Riddle 29 Jack Flara 1958 2 Jim McCusker 4 John Guzik 9 Ron Kissell 30 Dick Scherer 1957 2 Joe Walton 4 Vince Scorsone 9 Charlie Brueckman 10 Ralph Jelic 15 Herman Canil 17 Dan Wisnieski 17 Corny Salvaterra 23 Bob Pollock 1956 2 John Paluck 17 Bill Schmitt 20 Fred Glatz 22 Ray DiPasquale 23 Pete Neft 25 Glen Tunning

POS TEAM

LB T LB T T G G B T T T T

Denver (AFL) Minnesota (NFL) New York Giants (NFL) Cleveland (NFL) San Francisco (NFL) Houston (AFL) New York Giants (NFL) Pitts­burgh (NFL) Buffalo (AFL) Dallas Texans (AFL) Dallas Texans (AFL) Houston (AFL)

G G E E HB E

Pittsburgh (NFL) San Francisco (NFL) Pittsburgh (NFL) New York Titans (AFL) Houston (AFL) Boston (AFL)

E E B T HB HB T B LB FB B HB HB

Chicago (NFL) Houston (AFL) Washington (NFL) Detroit (NFL) Minnesota (NFL) Cleveland (NFL) Dallas Texans (AFL) Baltimore (NFL) Detroit (NFL) New York Titans (AFL) Baltimore (NFL) Dallas Texans (AFL) New York Titans (AFL)

B C B B

Wash­ing­ton Redskins Cleveland Browns Detroit Lions Green Bay Packers

T G T E

Chicago Cardinals Los An­ge­les Rams New York Giants Pittsburgh Steelers

E G C B T G QB T

Wash­ing­ton Redskins Wash­ing­ton Redskins San Francisco 49ers Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers Baltimore Colts Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers

E G E B QB G

Wash­ing­ton Redskins Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers Los Angeles Rams

NFL DRAFT PICKS ROUND YEAR/NAME

Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers

E T

Detroit Lions Washington Redskins

B G B G B

Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns San Francisco 49ers Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers

E

Philadelphia Eagles

E B

Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers

T B

Pittsburgh Steelers Philadelphia Eagles

C G B B C

Green Bay Packers Chicago Bears Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers Philadelphia Eagles

B B T C

Washington Redskins Cleveland Rams Pittsburgh Steelers Brooklyn Dodgers

E B

Brooklyn Dodgers Chicago Bears

B

Chicago Cardinals

B B

Green Bay Packers Chicago Cardinals

T B G

Green Bay Packers Cleveland Rams Detroit Lions

* In the 1960s, the AFL established the same draft format as the NFL by drafting in inverse order of finish. Each league had its own draft, allowing for athletes to be drafted by the AFL and the NFL. ** Jack Durishan was drafted in 1943 by Pittsburgh. He served in the armed forces and after returning was drafted again in 1947 by the New York Yankees (AAFC). *** Steve Jastrzembski was drafted by Boston (AFL) in 1962 and ­Baltimore (NFL) in 1961.

Pitt products (from left to right) Darrelle Revis, Larry Fitzgerald, LeSean McCoy and Andy Lee have been selected to a combined 25 Pro Bowls.

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Chicago Cardinals Pittsburgh Pirates New York Giants Philadelphia Eagles

HISTORY

Cleveland Browns Detroit Lions

B T E B

RECORD BOOK

B C

Chicago Cardinals New York Giants Chicago Cardinals Chicago Cardinals Chicago Bears Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates

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B B B E C G E G

PLAYER PROFILES

E B B E

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STAFF

San Francisco 49ers Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns San Francisco 49ers Pittsburgh Steelers New York Giants

1939 2 Marshall Goldberg 2 John Chickerneo 4 Hal (Curly) Stebbins 5 Bill Daddio 6 Bob Dannies 9 Steve Petro 13 Fabian Hoffman 16 Al Lezouski 1938 2 Frank Patrick 2 Tony Matisi 4 Frank Souchak 12 John Michelosen 1937 2 Ave Daniell 3 Bobby LaRue 4 Bill Glassford

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T B E T B B

ROUND YEAR/NAME

MEDIA

1955 5 Eldred Kraemer 9 Henry Ford 10 Glen Dillon 12 Lou Palatella 22 Richie McCabe 27 Paul Blanda 1954 9 Joe Zombek 11 Lou Cimarolli 14 Bobby Epps 29 Dick Dietrick 1953 2 Billy Reynolds 7 Joe Schmidt 1952 24 Bob Bestwick 29 Chris Warriner 1951 16 Ted Geremsky 30 Nick Bolkovac 1950 3 Jimmy Joe Robinson 11 Bob Plotz 13 Lou (Bimbo) Cecconi 16 Bernie Barkouskie 29 Carl DePasqua 1949 17 Leo Skladany 1948 14 Bill McPeak 30 Tony DeMatteo 1946 22 George Johnson 31 John Itzel 1945 11 Ralph Hammond 12 Frank Mattioli 17 John Itzel 25 Angelo Carlaccini 32 Loren Braner 1943 3 Bill Dutton 24 Jack Stetler 27 Jack Durishan** 30 George Allshouse 1942 12 Stan Gervelis 17 Edgar Jones 1941 8 George Kracum 1940 6 Dick Cassiano 8 Ben Kish

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Dallas Cowboys, 2002-04 Cleveland Browns, 2004-05 San Francisco 49ers, 2006 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2008-09

BOB BUCZKOWSKI, DE

L.A. Raiders, 1987-88 San Di­ego Charg­ers, 1989 Cleveland Browns, 1990 Seattle Seahawks, 1990

GARY BURLEY, NT

Cin­cin­nati Bengals, 1976-83 Atlanta Fal­cons, 1984

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1987

NATE BYHAM, TE

San Francisco 49ers, 2010-11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2012-13

BILL ASHBAUGH, FB

Rock Island In­de­pen­dents, 1924 Kansas City Cow­boys, 1924-25

DEAN CALIGUIRE, C

San Francisco 49ers, 1990 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1991-92

CHAD ASKEW, WR

Jacksonville Jaguars, 1997

BILL CALLAHAN, S

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1987

JON BALDWIN, WR

Kansas City Chiefs, 2011-12 San Francisco 49ers, 2013

JOE CARROLL, LB

Oakland Raiders, 1972-73

KEVAN BARLOW, RB

San Francisco 49ers, 2001-05 N.Y. Jets, 2006

JON CARTER, DE

N.Y. Giants, 1988-89 Dallas Cow­boys, 1989

DICK CASSIANO, HB

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1940

TOM BARNDT, C

Kansas City Chiefs, 1995-99 Cincinnati Bengals, 2000 N.Y. Jets, 2001

TROY BENSON, LB

N.Y. Jets, 1986-89

MATT CAVANAUGH, QB

New England Patriots, 1978-82 San Fran­cisco 49ers, 1983-85 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1986-89 New York Gi­ants, 1990-91

AARON BERRY, DB

Detroit Lions, 2010-11 New York Jets, 2012-13 Cleveland Browns, 2014

JOHN CENCI, C

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1956

RALPH CHASE, T

Ak­ron Indians, 1926

H.B. BLADES, LB

Washington Redskins, 2007-10

AL CHESLEY, LB

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1979-82 Chicago Bears, 1982

KARL BOHREN, HB

Buf­fa­lo Bisons, 1927

JOHN CHICKERNEO, QB

N.Y. Giants, 1942

NICK BOLKOVAC, DT

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1953-54

GREG CHRISTY, T

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1985

JIM BOND, G

Brook­lyn Horsemen, 1926

ERNIE BONELLI, HB

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1945 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1946

JEFF CHRISTY, C

Arizona Cardinals, 1992 Minnesota Vikings, 1993-99 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2000-02

EMIL BOURES, C-G

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1982-86 Cleveland Browns, 1987

JERRY BOYARSKY, NT

New Orleans, 1981 Cincinnati Bengals, 1982-85 Buffalo Bills, 1986 Green Bay Pack­ers, 1986-89

RALPH CINDRICH, LB

New England Patriots, 1972 Houston Oil­ers, 1973-75 Denver Bron­cos, 1974

SAM CLANCY, DE

Se­at­tle Seahawks, 1983 Cleveland Browns, 1985-88 Indianapolis Colts, 1989-93

TYLER BOYD, WR

Cincinnati Bengals, 2016-

JIM­MY CLARK, HB

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1933-34

JESSE BROWN, HB

Pottsville Maroons, 1926

PHIL CLARKE, LB

New Orleans Saints, 1999-2001

RUBEN BROWN, OG

Buffalo Bills, 1995-2003 Chicago Bears, 2004-07

BOB CLEMENS, HB

Bal­ti­more Colts, 1962

T.J. CLEMMINGS, OL

Minnesota Vikings, 2015-

TOM BROWN, RB

Mi­ami Dolphins, 1987-89

JOE CLERMOND, DL

Chicago Bears, 2008-09

TONY BROWN, T

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1987-89

DWIGHT COLLINS, WR

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1984

ZACH BROWN, RB

Buffalo Bills, 2012

PAUL COLLINS, E

Bos­ton Redskins, 1932-35

CHARLIE BRUECKMAN, C

Washington Redskins, 1958 L.A. Chargers, 1960

SEAN CONLEY, PK

Detroit Lions, 1993 Indianapolis Colts, 1994 New York Jets, 1995

ED ADAMCHIK, C

N.Y. Giants, 1965 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1965

HEN­RY ADAMS, C

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1939

CHAS ALECXIH, DL

Miami Dolphins, 2012 San Diego Chargers, 2014 Carolina Panthers, 2015-16

RUDY ANDABAKER, G

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1952, 1954

BRYAN ANDERSON, OL

Chicago Bears, 2003-04

CURTIS ANDERSON, WR

Jacksonville Jaguars, 1997-98 Chicago Bears, 1999

STEVE APKE, LB

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TONY DORSETT, RB

Dal­las Cowboys, 1977-87 Denver Bron­cos, 1988-89

JIM CORBETT, TE

Cin­cin­nati Bengals, 1977-80

JIMBO COVERT, T

Chi­ca­go Bears, 1983-90

MIKE DORUNDO, OL

Miami Dolphins, 1986 New York Jets, 1987

FRED COX, K

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1963-77

CHAD DUKES, RB

Washington Redskins, 1998-2000

KENNARD COX, DB

Green Bay Packers, 2008 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2008-09 Seattle Seahawks, 2010-11

JACK DURISHAN, T

N.Y. Yankees, 1947 (AAFC)

BILL DUTTON, HB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1946

TORRIE COX, DB

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2003-09

ELBERT ELLIS, WR

Kansas City Chiefs, 1996

Den­ver Broncos, 1966-68 Cincinnati Bengals, 1969-71 New En­gland Pa­tri­ots, 1971

Atlanta Falcons, 2002

BOBBY EPPS, HB

N.Y. Giants, 1954-55, 1957



ERIC CRABTREE, WR

R.J. ENGLISH, WR

PAUL CUBA, T

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1933-35

JEFF ESTERS, DL

Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1995

JIM CUNNINGHAM, HB

Washington Redskins, 1961-63

CHRIS CURD, WR

Atlanta Falcons, 2004

ROB FADA, G

Chi­ca­go Bears, 1983-84 Kansas City Chiefs, 1985

BILL DADDIO, E

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1941-42 Buffalo Bisons, 1946

KARL FARMER, WR

At­lan­ta Falcons, 1976-77 Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers, 1978

TED DAILEY, E

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1933

RALPH FIFE, G

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1942, 1945 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1946

AVERELL DANIELL, T

Green Bay Packers, 1937 Brooklyn Dodg­ers, 1937

LARRY FITZGERALD, WR

Arizona Cardinals, 2004-

TOMMY DAVIES, HB

Hammond Pros, 1922

WIL­LI­AM FLANAGAN, HB

Pottsville Maroons, 1925-26

BILL DAVIS, WR

Dallas Cowboys, 1995-98 Baltimore Ravens, 1999-2000

JIM FLANIGAN, LB

Green Bay Packers, 1967-70 New Or­leans Saints, 1971

C. J. DAVIS, OL

Carolina Panthers, 2009-10 Denver Broncos, 2012

TOM FLYNN, S

Green Bay Packers, 1984-86 N.Y. Giants, 1986-89

JULIUS DAWKINS, WR

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1983-84

HEN­RY FORD, DB

Cleve­land Browns, 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1956

DOM DECICCO, LB

Chicago Bears, 2011-12

JEFF DELANEY, S

L.A. Rams, 1980 Detroit Li­ons, 1981 Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers, 1981 Baltimore Colts, 1982-83

BILL FRALIC, OL

At­lan­ta Falcons, 1985-93 Detroit Li­ons, 1993

LORENZO FREEMAN, DT

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1987-90 N.Y. Giants, 1991

DORIN DICKERSON, TE

Houston Texans, 2010 Buffalo Bills, 2012 Detroit Lions, 2013

MANASSEH GARNER, TE

Buffalo Bills, 2015-16

GLEN DILLON, WR

Baltimore Colts, 1957-59

SEAN GILBERT, DT

Los Angeles Rams, 1992-95 Washington Redskins, 1996-97 Carolina Panthers, 1998-2002 Oakland Raiders, 2003

DARNELL DINKINS, TE

New York Giants, 2002-03 Baltimore Ravens, 2004-05 Cleveland Browns, 2006-08 New Orleans Saints, 2009

CHARLES GLADMAN, RB

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers, 1987, 1989

FRED GLATZ, E

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1956

MIKE DITKA, TE

Chi­ca­go Bears, 1961-66 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1967-68 Dallas Cow­boys, 1969-72

ART GOB, WR

Washington Redskins, 1959-60 L.A. Chargers, 1960

CHRIS GOETZ, OG

San Diego Chargers, 1990 N.Y. Jets, 1991

RANDY DIXON, T

In­di­a­nap­o­lis Colts, 1987-95

NICK GOINGS, RB

Carolina Panthers, 2001-08

CHRIS DOLEMAN, DE

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1985-93 Atlanta Falcons, 1994-95 San Francisco 49ers, 1996-99

MARSHALL GOLDBERG, HB Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1939-42, 1946-48 PETE GONZALEZ, QB

Pittsburgh Steelers, 1998-99

AARON DONALD, DT

St. Louis Rams, 2014-15 Los Angeles Rams, 2016-

RAY GRAHAM, RB

Houston Texans, 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2013

ANTHONY DORSETT, DB

Tennessee Titans, 1996-99 Oakland Raiders, 2000-04

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191

ALL-TIME NFL ROSTER HUGH GREEN, LB

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers, 1981-85 Miami Dol­phins, 1985-91

BOB HOEL, G

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1935 Chicago Car­di­nals, 1937-38

BRIAN GREENFIELD, P

Cleve­land Browns, 1991 San Diego Chargers, 1996

TOM HOLLERAN, FB

To­le­do Maroons, 1922 Buffalo All-Americans, 1923

NICHOLAS GRIGSBY, LB

Los Angeles Rams, 2016-

LATEF GRIM, WR

Detroit Lions, 2001

CORNELL HOLLOWAY, CB

Indianapolis Colts, 1989-92 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1993

RUSS GRIMM, G

Washington Redskins, 1981-91

BURT GROSSMAN, DL

San Diego Chargers, 1989-93 Philadelphia Eagles, 1994

RANDY HOLLOWAY, DE

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1978-84 St. Louis Car­di­nals, 1984

J.P. HOLTZ, TE

Cleveland Browns, 2016-

BOB GRUBER, T

Cleve­land Browns, 1986 Green Bay Pack­ers, 1987 Miami Dol­phins, 1987

FRANK HOOD, HB

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1933

MARK GUNN, DE

New York Jets, 1991-94, 1996 New Orleans Saints, 1994 Philadelphia Eagles, 1995-96

GLENN HYDE, C

Den­ver Broncos, 1976-81, 1985 Baltimore Colts, 1982 Seattle Seahawks, 1986 Kansas City Chiefs, 1987

HENRY HYNOSKI, FB

New York Giants, 2011-14

JOHN GUZIK, LB

L.A. Rams, 1959-60 Houston Oil­ers, 1961

MILO GWOSDEN, E

Buf­fa­lo Bisons, 1925

MIKE HALAPIN, DL

Tennessee Oilers, 1996-98 New Orleans Saints, 2000

STEVE ISRAEL, DB

Los Angeles Rams, 1992-94 San Francisco 49ers, 1995-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New Orleans Saints, 2000

JOHN ITZEL, HB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1945

DICK HALEY, DB

Washington Redskins, 1959-60 Minnesota Vi­kings, 1961 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1961-64

BUDDY JACKSON, DB

Indianapolis Colts, 2012 Washington Redskins, 2012

CHARLES HALL, DB

Green Bay Packers, 1971-76

RICK­EY JACKSON, LB

New Orleans Saints, 1981-93 San Francisco 49ers, 1994-95

KEITH HAMILTON, DT

New York Giants, 1992-2003

ALONZO HAMPTON, CB

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1990 Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers, 1991

DIETRICH JELLS, WR

New England Patriots, 1996-98 Philadelphia Eagles, 1998-99

JOHN JENKINS, DB

Pittsburgh Steelers, 1998

CLAUDE HARRIOTT, DE

Detroit Lions, 2006-07 Kansas City Chiefs, 2007

CECIL JOHNSON, LB

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers, 1977-85

WALTER JOHNSON, DT

Dal­las Cowboys, 1987

EDGAR JONES, HB

Chi­ca­go Bears, 1945 Cleveland Browns, 1946-49 (AAFC)

GORDON JONES, WR

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers, 1979-82 L.A. Rams, 1983-84

QUINTIN JONES, CB

Hous­ton Oilers, 1988-90

BOB JURY, S

San Francisco 49ers, 1978

SCOTT KAPLAN, PK

Detroit Lions, 1994-1995 Chicago Bears, 1995

BILL KERN, T

Green Bay Packers, 1929-30

VERNON KIRK, TE

L.A. Rams, 1989 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1990

BEN KISH, FB

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1940-41 Phil-Pitt, 1943 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1944-49

BRYAN KNIGHT, LB

Chicago Bears, 2002-03

GEORGE KRACUM, FB

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1941

ELDRED KRAEMER, G

San Francisco 49ers, 1955

CHARLIE HASTINGS, HB

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920

GERALD HAYES, LB

Arizona Cardinals, 2003-10 San Diego Chargers, 2011

JO JO HEATH, CB

Cin­cin­nati Bengals, 1980 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1981 N.Y. Jets, 1987

WARREN HELLER, HB

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1934-36

PAT HERRON, E

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920

CRAIG HEYWARD, RB

New Orleans Saints, 1988-92 Chicago Bears, 1993 Atlanta Falcons, 1994-96 St. Louis Rams, 1997 Indianapolis Colts, 1998

HAROLD HINTE, E

Green Bay Packers, 1942 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1942

FRED HOAGLIN, C

Cleve­land Browns, 1966-72 Baltimore Colts, 1973 Houston Oil­ers, 1974-75 Seattle Seahawks, 1976

192

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FRANK KRISTUFEK, T

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1940-41

BOB KUZIEL, C

New Orleans Saints, 1972 Washington Redskins, 1975-80

LINDY LAURO, DB

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1951

BERNARD “JOSH” LAY, DB St. Louis Rams, 2006 San Francisco 49ers, 2004-14 Cleveland Browns, 2015 Carolina Panthers, 2016-

GREG LEE, WR

Arizona Cardinals, 2007

DION LEWIS, RB

Philadelphia Eagles, 2011-12 Cleveland Browns, 2013 Indianapolis Colts, 2014 New England Patriots, 2015-

TIM LEWIS, CB

Green Bay Packers, 1983-86

VERNON LEWIS, DB

New England Patriots, 1993-96

DAVID LOGAN, NT

Tam­pa Bay Buccaneers, 1979-86 Green Bay Pack­ers, 1987

CARSON LONG, K

Philadelphia Eagles, 2009-14 Buffalo Bills, 2015-

JIM McCUSKER, T

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1958 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1959-62 Cleveland Browns, 1963 N.Y. Jets, 1964

RICARDO McDONALD, LB

Cin­cin­nati Bengals, 1992-97 Chicago Bears 1998-99 Denver Broncos, 2000-01

MIKE McGLYNN, OL

Philadelphia Eagles, 2008-10 Cincinnati Bengals, 2011 Indianapolis Colts, 2012-13 Kansas City Chiefs, 2014 New Orleans Saints, 2015

STAFF

ANDY LEE, P

LeSEAN McCOY, RB

PREVIEW

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1983-86 Atlanta Fal­cons, 1987 Indianapolis Colts, 1989-91

MEDIA

RICH KRAYNAK, LB

San Francisco 49ers, 2009-10 Bal­ti­more/Indianapo­lis Colts, 1981-86

KIRK McMULLEN, TE

Cincinnati Bengals, 2001-02

BILL McPEAK, DE

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1949-57

ERIC MEADOWS, HB

Mil­wau­kee Badgers, 1923

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1977

GREG MEISNER, NT

L.A. Rams, 1981-88 Kansas City Chiefs, 1989-90 New York Giants, 1991

MATT LYTLE, QB

Seattle Seahawks, 2000 Carolina Panthers, 2000-01

ELMER MERKOVSKY, T

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1944 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1945-46

BILL MAAS, NT

Kan­sas City Chiefs, 1984-92 Green Bay Pack­ers, 1993

ED MILLER, C

Cleve­land Browns, 1989

JIM MACMURDO, T

Bos­ton Redskins, 1932-33 Philadelphia Ea­gles, 1934-37

JOHN MACZUZAK, DT

Kan­sas City Chiefs, 1964

JOHN MALECKI, OL

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2010 Washington Redskins, 2011 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2011-12

DAN MARINO, QB

Mi­ami Dolphins, 1983-99

PAUL MARTHA, S

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1964-69 Denver Bron­cos, 1970

CURTIS MARTIN, RB

New England Patriots, 1995-97 New York Jets, 1998-2006

ED MATESIC, HB

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1934-35 Pittsburgh Pi­rates, 1936

TONY MATISI, T

De­troit Lions, 1938

FRANK MATTIOLI, G ROMAN MATUSZ, DE

PLAYER PROFILES

SCOTT McKILLOP, LB RANDY McMILLAN, RB

2016 SEASON

Denver Broncos, 2004-05 Green Bay Packers, 2006-07

MIKE MOHRING, DT

Miami Dolphins, 1997 San Diego Chargers, 1998-2000 Oakland Raiders, 2001-02

DAVE MOORE, TE

Mi­ami Dolphins, 1992 Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers, 1992-2000 Buffalo Bills, 2001-03 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-06

MATT MORGAN, OL

St. Louis Rams, 2004-05

JIM MORROW, HB

Can­ton Bulldogs, 1921 Buffalo All-Americans, 1922

TERRY MURPHY, WR

Cincinnati Bengals, 1999

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1946

BILL NEILL, NT

N.Y. Giants, 1981-83 Green Bay Packers, 1984

Chi­ca­go Bears, 1990

LUCAS NIX, OL

Oakland Raiders, 2012-13

MARK MAY, T

Washington Redskins, 1981-90 San Di­ego Charg­ers, 1991 Phoenix Cardinals, 1992-93

MIKE NIXON, HB (NICKSICK)

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1935 Brooklyn Dodg­ers, 1942

STAN OLENJINICZAK, T

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1935

FRED MAZUREK, WR

Washington Redskins, 1965-66

RICHIE McCABE, DB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1955, 1957-58 Washington Redskins, 1959 Buffalo Bills, 1960-61

JERRY OLSAVSKY, LB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1989-97 Cincinnati Bengals, 1998

AL OLSZEWSKI, E

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1945

JOE McCALL, RB

L.A. Raiders, 1984

TONY ORLANDINI, OT

Pittsburgh Steelers, 1998-2000

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De­troit Lions, 1961-62

RECORD BOOK

DICK MILLS, G BRANDON MIREE, RB

193

ALL-TIME NFL ROSTER BILLY OSBORN, WR

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1989

DARRELLE REVIS, DB

New York Jets, 2007-12, 2015-16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2013 New England Patriots, 2014

JEFF OTAH, OL

Carolina Panthers, 2008-11

BIL­LY OWENS, S

Dal­las Cowboys, 1988

LOU PALATELLA, G

San Francisco 49ers, 1955-58

BIL­LY REYNOLDS, HB

Cleve­land Browns, 1953-54, 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1958 Oakland Raid­ers, 1960

TYLER PALKO, QB

New Orleans Saints, 2007 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2009 Kansas City Chiefs, 2010-11

GARY RICHARD, CB

Green Bay Packers, 1988

Washington Redskins, 1956, 1959-65

CURVIN RICHARDS, RB

JOHN PALUCK, DE

Dal­las Cowboys, 1991-92 Detroit Lions, 1993

TOM PARKINSON, FB

Stat­en Island Stapletons, 1931

PAUL RICKARDS, QB

L.A. Rams, 1948

DON PARRISH, DE

Kan­sas City Chiefs, 1978-82

FRANK PATRICK, FB

Chi­ca­go Cardinals, 1938-39

LARRY PEACE, HB

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1941

TOM RICKETTS, T

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1989-91 Indianapolis Colts, 1992 Kansas City Chiefs, 1993 New Orleans Saints, 1994



RED PEARLMAN, G

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920 Cleveland In­di­ans, 1921

TOM PERKO, LB

Green Bay Packers, 1976

LOUIS RIDDICK, DB

Atlanta Falcons, 1992, 1996 Cleveland Browns, 1993-95 Oakland Raiders, 1998

ROB PETITTI, OL

Dallas Cowboys, 2005 New Orleans Saints, 2006 St. Louis Rams, 2007 Carolina Panthers, 2009-10

GREG ROMEUS, DE

New Orleans Saints, 2011-12

MATT ROTHERAM, OG

Green Bay Packers, 2015 Detroit Lions, 2016-

STEVE PETRO, G

Brook­lyn Dodgers, 1940-41

MIKE ROUSSOS, T

Wash­ing­ton Redskins, 1948-49 Detroit Li­ons, 1949

BARRY PETTYJOHN, C

Hous­ton Oilers, 1987

JOHN PIERRE, E

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1945

ROD RUTHERFORD, QB

Carolina Panthers, 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2005

JASON PINKSTON, OL

Cleveland Browns, 2011-13

LAFAYETTE PITTS, DB

Miami Dolphins, 2016-

JOHN SACK, G

Columbus Tigers, 1923-25 Canton Bull­dogs, 1926

LOUSAKA POLITE, RB

Dallas Cowboys, 2004-06 Chicago Bears, 2007 Miami Dolphins, 2008-10 New England Patriots, 2011 Atlanta Falcons, 2012

ANDY SALATA, G

Or­ange Tornadoes, 1929 Newark Tor­na­does, 1930

HANK POTEAT, DB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 2000-02 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2003 New England Patriots, 2004-06 New York Jets, 2006-08 Cleveland Browns, 2009

BRYANT SALTER, S

San Diego Chargers, 1971-73 Washington Redskins, 1974-75 Baltimore Colts, 1976 Miami Dol­phins, 1976

RON SAMS, G

Green Bay Packers, 1983 Minnesota Vi­kings, 1984 N.Y. Jets, 1986

TOM SAVAGE, QB

Houston Texans, 2014-

BILL PRIATKO, LB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1957

JOE SCHMIDT, LB

De­troit Lions, 1953-65

DAVID PRIESTLEY, QB

Kansas City Chiefs, 2003 Seattle Seahawks, 2004

TED SCHMITT, C

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1938-40

DAVE PUZZUOLI, NT

Cleve­land Browns, 1983-87 Indianapolis Colts, 1989

MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER, LB

Buf­fa­lo Bills, 1965-68 Boston Pa­tri­ots, 1969-70

JESS QUATSE, T

Green Bay Packers, 1933 Pittsburgh Pi­rates, 1933-34 N.Y. Giants, 1935

ERIC SCHUBERT, K

N.Y. Giants, 1985 St. Louis Car­di­nals, 1986 New En­gland Pa­tri­ots, 1987

GEORGE RADOSEVICH, C

Bal­ti­more Colts, 1954-56

JOHN REGER, LB

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1955-63 Washington Redskins, 1964-66

MIKE SEBASTIAN, HB

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1935 Pittsburgh Pirates, 1935 Boston Redskins, 1935 Los Angeles Rams, 1937

FRED SEIDEL, G

Can­ton Bulldogs, 1921



HAR­RY SEIDELSON, G

Frankford Yellowjackets, 1925 Akron In­di­ans, 1926

CLINT SESSION, LB

Indianapolis Colts, 2007-10 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2011

RANDY REUTERSHAN, WR Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1978

194

ALL-TIME NFL ROSTER

DALE SIES, QB

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920 Dayton Tri­an­gles, 1921-22, 1924 Rock Is­land In­de­pen­dents, 1923 Kenosha Maroons, 1924

DON SILVESTRI, PK

New York Jets, 1995-96

TOM SIMS, DT

Kan­sas City Chiefs, 1990-93 Indianapolis Colts, 1994-95 Kansas City Chiefs, 1996

TONY SIRAGUSA, DT

In­di­a­nap­o­lis Colts, 1990-96 Baltimore Ravens, 1997-2001

VINNIE SITES, E

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1936-38

JOE SKLADANY, E

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1934

LEO SKLADANY, DE

Phil­a­del­phia Eagles, 1949 N.Y. Giants, 1950

LOU SLABY, LB

N.Y. Giants, 1964-65 Detroit Li­ons, 1966

FRANK SOUCHAK, E

Pitts­burgh Pirates, 1939

CHARLES SPENCER, OL

Houston Texans, 2006-07 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2008



Philadelphia-Pittsburgh, 1943 Cards-Pittsburgh, 1944 Buffalo Bisons, 1946 (AAFC)

KEITH TINSLEY, WR

Cleve­land Browns, 1987

RICK TROCANO, QB

Cleve­land Browns, 1981-83

DAV­ID TROUT, K

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1981, 1987

TOM TUMULTY, LB

Cincinnati Bengals, 1996-99

ALEX VAN PELT, QB

Kansas City Chiefs, 1993 Buffalo Bills, 1995-2003

ADAM WALKER, RB

San Francisco 49ers, 1992-95 Philadelphia Eagles, 1996

ELLIOTT WALKER, RB

San Francisco 49ers, 1978

RAMON WALKER, DB

Houston Texans, 2002-05

FRANK WALTON, G

Boston Redskins, 1934 Washington Redskins, 1944-45

JOE WALTON, TE

Washington Redskins, 1957-60 N.Y. Giants, 1961-63

IZZY WEINSTOCK, QB

Philadelphia Eagles, 1935 Pittsburgh Pirates, 1937-38

HENRY WEISENBAUGH, HB Pittsburgh Pirates, 1935 Boston Redskins, 1935-36

Buffalo Bills, 1984, 1987

WALT WEST, QB

Cleveland Rams, 1944

Buf­fa­lo All-Americans, 1921 Toledo Maroons, 1922 Frankford Yellowjackets, 1924 Pottsville Maroons, 1925-26, 1928

K’WAUN WILLIAMS, DB

Cleveland Browns 2014-15

J.C. WILSON, CB

Houston Oilers, 1978-83

LaROD STEPHENS- HOWLING, RB

Arizona Cardinals, 2009-12 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2013

MARK STEPNOSKI, C

Dal­las Cowboys, 1989-94 Tennessee Oilers, 1995-98 Dallas Cowboys, 1999-2001

KRIS WILSON, TE

Kansas City Chiefs, 2004-07 San Diego Chargers, 2008-10 Baltimore Ravens, 2011

ZONAR WISSINGER, G

Pottsville Maroons, 1926

JOHN STOCK, WR

Pitts­burgh Steelers, 1956

JIM WOODRUFF, E

Chicago Cardinals, 1926 Buffalo Bisons, 1929

DEVIN STREET, WR

Dallas Cowboys, 2014-15 New England Patriots, 2016 Indianapolis Colts, 2016

TONY WOODS, LB

Seattle Seahawks, 1987-92 Los Angeles Rams, 1993 Washington Redskins, 1994-96

DARRELL STRONG, TE

Oakland Raiders, 2008

JOHN YACCINO, DB

Buffalo Bills, 1962

JIM SWEENEY, C

N.Y. Jets, 1984-94 Seattle Seahawks, 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996-99

JOE ZOMBEK, DE

Pittsburgh Steelers, 1954

LARRY SWIDER, P

De­troit Lions, 1979 St. Louis Car­di­nals, 1980 Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers, 1981-82

WILLIE TAYLOR, WR

Green Bay Packers, 1978

LYNN THOMAS, CB

San Francisco 49ers, 1981-82

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920 Dayton Tri­an­gles, 1921

HERB STEIN, C

CARLTON WILLIAMSON, S San Francisco 49ers, 1981-88

PRO FOOTBALL

AL WENGLIKOWSKI, LB



ED STAHL, G

HISTORY

N.Y. Yankees, 1928 Providence Steamroller, 1929

De­troit Lions, 1990-94, 1997-98 New York Jets, 1995-96

RECORD BOOK

GIBBY WELCH, HB

MARC SPINDLER, DT

2016 SEASON

SHAWNTAE SPENCER, DB San Francisco 49ers, 2004-11 Oakland Raiders, 2012

BOB THURBON, B

PLAYER PROFILES

Cleveland Browns, 2011-14 New England Patriots, 2015-16

Cleve­land Tigers, 1920 Buffalo All-Americans, 1920

STAFF

JABAAL SHEARD, DE

CLAUDE THORNHILL, T

PREVIEW

Min­ne­so­ta Vikings, 1962-72

MEDIA

ED SHAROCKMAN, CB

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PITT IN THE PRO BOWL AND SUPER BOWL PITT PRO BOWL SELECTIONS (Since 1970 AFL-NFL Merger) Larry Fitzgerald, WR 10 — Arizona: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 Ruben Brown, G 9 — Buffalo: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004; Chicago: 2007 Dan Marino, QB 9 — Miami: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996 Chris Doleman, DE 8 — Minnesota: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994; Atlanta: 1996; San Francisco: 1998 Darrelle Revis, CB 7 — New York Jets: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016; Tampa Bay: 2014; New England: 2015 Rickey Jackson, LB 6 — New Orleans: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, 1994 Curtis Martin, RB 5 — New England: 1996, 1997; New York Jets: 1999, 2002, 2005 LeSean McCoy, RB 5 — Philadelphia: 2012, 2014, 2015; Buffalo: 2016, 2017 Mark Stepnoski, C 5 — Dallas: 1993, 1994, 1995; Houston: 1996, 1997 Tony Dorsett, RB 4 — Dallas: 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984 Bill Fralic, G 4 — Atlanta: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 Russ Grimm, G 4 — Washington: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 Jeff Christy, C 3 — Minnesota: 1999, 2000; Tampa Bay: 2001 Aaron Donald, DT 3 — St. Louis Rams: 2015, 2016; Los Angeles Rams: 2017 Andy Lee, P 3 — San Francisco: 2008, 2010, 2012 Jim Covert, T 2 — Chicago: 1986, 1987 Hugh Green, LB 2 — Tampa Bay: 1983, 1984 Bill Maas, NT 2 — Kansas City: 1987, 1988 Carlton Williamson, S 2 — San Francisco: 1985, 1986 Fred Cox, K 1 — Minnesota: 1971 Sean Gilbert, DT 1 — Los Angeles Rams: 1994 Craig Heyward, RB 1 — Atlanta: 1996 Mark May, T 1 — Washington: 1989 Years listed are the calendar years in which the respective Pro Bowl was played.

PITT IN THE SUPER BOWL (BY PLAYER) Name Ruben Brown, G Gary Burley, NT Matt Cavanaugh, QB Al Chesley, LB Jeff Christy, C Jim Covert, T Fred Cox, K Billy Davis, WR Darnell Dinkins, TE Mike Ditka, TE Anthony Dorsett, DB Tony Dorsett, S Larry Fitzgerald, WR Jim Flanigan, LB Tom Flynn, S Nick Goings, RB Russ Grimm, G Keith Hamilton, DT

Team Chicago Bears Cincinnati Bengals San Francisco 49ers New York Giants Philadelphia Eagles Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chicago Bears Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings Dallas Cowboys Baltimore Ravens New Orleans Saints Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys Chicago Bears (Coach) Tennessee Titans Oakland Raiders Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys Arizona Cardinals Green Bay Packers New York Giants Carolina Panthers Washington Redskins Washington Redskins Washington Redskins Washington Redskins New York Giants

Season (SB) 2006 (XLI) 1981 (XVI) 1984* (XIX) 1990* (XXV) 1980 (XV) 2002* (XXXVII) 1985* (XX) 1969 (IV) 1973 (VIII) 1974 (IX) 1976 (XI) 1995* (XXX) 2000* (XXXV) 2009* (XLIV) 1970 (V) 1971* (VI) 1985* (XX) 1999 (XXXIV) 2002 (XXXVII) 1977* (XII) 1978 (XIII) 2008 (XLIII) 1967* (II) 1986* (XXI) 2003 (XXXVIII) 1982* (XVII) 1983 (XVIII) 1987* (XXII) 1991* (XXVI) 2000 (XXXV)

Name Gerald Hayes, LB Glenn Hyde, C Henry Hynoski, FB Rickey Jackson, LB Dietrich Jells, WR Andy Lee, P Dion Lewis, RB Vernon Lewis, CB Dan Marino, QB Curtis Martin, RB Mark May, T Jerry Olsavsky, LB Lousaka Polite, FB Hank Poteat, CB Randy Reutershan, WR Darrelle Revis, CB Clint Session, LB Ed Sharockman, CB Jabaal Sheard, DE Tony Siragusa, DT Mark Stepnoski, C Lynn Thomas, CB Adam Walker, RB Carlton Williamson, S

Team Arizona Cardinals Denver Broncos New York Giants San Francisco 49ers New England Patriots San Francisco 49ers New England Patriots New England Patriots Miami Dolphins New England Patriots Washington Redskins Washington Redskins Washington Redskins Pittsburgh Steelers New England Patriots New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers New England Patriots Indianapolis Colts Minnesota Vikings New England Patriots Baltimore Ravens Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys San Francisco 49ers San Francisco 49ers San Francisco 49ers San Francisco 49ers

* — Denotes victory in Super Bowl Players listed were active roster members.

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Season (SB) 2008 (XLIII) 1977 (XII) 2011* (XLVI) 1994* (XXIX) 1996 (XXXI) 2012 (XLVII) 2016* (LI) 1996 (XXXI) 1984 (XIX) 1996 (XXXI) 1982* (XVII) 1983 (XVIII) 1987* (XXII) 1995 (XXX) 2011 (XLVI) 2004* (XXXIX) 1978* (XIII) 2014* (XLIX) 2009 (XLIV) 1969 (IV) 2016* (LI) 2000* (XXXV) 1992* (XXVII) 1993* (XXVIII) 1981* (XVI) 1994* (XXIX) 1981* (XVI) 1984* (XIX)

PITT IN THE SUPER BOWL (BY GAME)

Super Bowl V (Jan. 17, 1971): Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13 Mike Ditka, TE, Dallas

Super Bowl VIII (Jan. 13, 1974): Miami Dolphins 24, Minnesota Vikings 7 Fred Cox, PK, Minnesota

Super Bowl XI (Jan. 9, 1977): Oakland Raiders 32, Minnesota Vikings 14 Fred Cox, PK, Minnesota

Super Bowl XV (Jan. 25, 1981): Oakland Raiders 27, Philadelphia Eagles 10 Al Chesley, LB, Philadelphia

Super Bowl XVIII (Jan. 22, 1984): Los Angeles Raiders 38, Washington Redskins 9 Mark May, OT, Washington Russ Grimm, G, Washington

Super Bowl XXVI (Jan. 26, 1992): Washington Redskins 37, Buffalo Bills 24 Russ Grimm, G, Washington Super Bowl XXVII (Jan. 31, 1993): Dallas Cowboys 52, Buffalo Bills 17 Mark Stepnoski, C, Dallas Super Bowl XXVIII (Jan. 30, 1994): Dallas Cowboys 30, Buffalo Bills 13 Mark Stepnoski, C, Dallas Super Bowl XXIX (Jan. 29, 1995): San Francisco 49ers 49, San Diego Chargers 26 Adam Walker, RB, San Francisco Rickey Jackson, LB, San Francisco Super Bowl XXX (Jan. 28, 1996): Dallas Cowboys 27, Pittsburgh Steelers 17 Billy Davis, WR, Dallas Jerry Olsavsky, LB, Pittsburgh Super Bowl XXXI (Jan. 26, 1997): Green Bay Packers 35, New England Patriots 21 Curtis Martin, RB, New England Dietrich Jells, WR, New England Vernon Lewis, CB, New England Super Bowl XXXIV (Jan. 30, 2000): St. Louis Rams 23, Tennessee Titans 16 Anthony Dorsett, S, Tennessee

Super Bowl XLI (Feb. 4, 2007): Indianapolis Colts 29, Chicago Bears 17 Ruben Brown, G, Chicago Super Bowl XLIII (Feb. 1, 2009): Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Arizona Cardinals 23 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Arizona Gerald Hayes, LB, Arizona Super Bowl XLIV (Feb. 7, 2010): New Orleans Saints 31, Indianapolis Colts 17 Darnell Dinkins, TE, New Orleans Clint Session, LB, Indianapolis Super Bowl XLVI (Feb. 5, 2012): New York Giants 21, New England Patriots 17 Henry Hynoski, FB, New York Lousaka Polite, FB, New England Super Bowl XLVII (Feb. 3, 2013): Baltimore Ravens 34, San Francisco 49ers 31 Andy Lee, P, San Francisco Super Bowl XLIX (Feb. 1, 2015): New England Patriots 28, Seattle Seahawks 24 Darrelle Revis, CB, New England Super Bowl LI (Feb. 5, 2017): New England Patriots 34, Atlanta Falcons 28 (OT) Dion Lewis, RB, New England Jabaal Sheard, DE, New England

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Super Bowl XVII (Jan. 30, 1983): Washington Redskins 27, Miami Dolphins 17 Mark May, OT, Washington Russ Grimm, G, Washington

Super Bowl XXV (Jan. 27, 1991): New York Giants 20, Buffalo Bills 19 Matt Cavanaugh, QB, New York

Super Bowl XXXIX (Feb. 6, 2005): New England Patriots 24, Philadelphia Eagles 21 Hank Poteat, CB, New England

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Super Bowl XVI (Jan. 24, 1982): San Francisco 49ers 26, Cincinnati Bengals 21 Carlton Williamson, S, San Francisco Lynn Thomas, CB, San Francisco Gary Burley, NT, Cincinnati

Super Bowl XXII (Jan. 31, 1988): Washington Redskins 42, Denver Broncos 10 Mark May, OT, Washington Russ Grimm, G, Washington

Super Bowl XXXVIII (Feb. 1, 2004): New England Patriots 32, Carolina Panthers 29 Nick Goings, RB, Carolina

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Super Bowl XIII (Jan. 21, 1979): Pittsburgh Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31 Randy Reutershan, WR, Pittsburgh Tony Dorsett, RB, Dallas

Super Bowl XXI (Jan. 25, 1987): New York Giants 39, Denver Broncos 20 Tom Flynn, S, New York

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Super Bowl XII (Jan. 15, 1978): Dallas Cowboys 27, Denver Broncos 10 Tony Dorsett, RB, Dallas Glenn Hyde, C, Denver

Super Bowl XXXVII (Jan. 26, 2003): Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48, Oakland Raiders 21 Jeff Christy, C, Tampa Bay Anthony Dorsett, DB, Oakland

PLAYER PROFILES

Super Bowl IX (Jan. 12, 1975): Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6 Fred Cox, PK, Minnesota

Super Bowl XX (Jan. 26, 1986): Chicago Bears 46, New England Patriots 10 Jim Covert, OT, Chicago Mike Ditka, Head Coach, Chicago

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Super Bowl VI (Jan. 16, 1972): Dallas Cowboys 24, Miami Dolphins 3 Mike Ditka, TE, Dallas

Super Bowl XXXV (Jan. 28, 2001): Baltimore Ravens 34, New York Giants 7 Billy Davis, WR, Baltimore Tony Siragusa, DT, Baltimore Keith Hamilton, DT, New York

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Super Bowl IV (Jan. 11, 1970): Kansas City Chiefs 23, Minnesota Vikings 7 Ed Sharockman, CB, Minnesota Fred Cox, PK, Minnesota

Super Bowl XIX (Jan. 20, 1985): San Francisco 49ers 38, Miami Dolphins 16 Matt Cavanaugh, QB, San Francisco Carlton Williamson, S, San Francisco Dan Marino, QB, Miami

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Super Bowl II (Jan. 14, 1968): Green Bay Packers 33, Oakland Raiders 14 Jim Flanigan, LB, Green Bay

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CHANCELLOR PATRICK GALLAGHER As the University of Pittsburgh’s 18th chancellor, Patrick Gallagher directs one of the nation’s premier public institutions for higher education and research. In this role, Gallagher oversees a community of more than 34,000 students at 16 undergraduate and graduate schools across five distinct campuses. He also supports the work of more than 13,000 faculty and staff members who are committed to advancing the University’s legacy of academic excellence, community service and research innovation. Prior to his installation at Pitt, Gallagher spent more than two decades in public service. In 2009, President Barack Obama appointed him to direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology. While in this role, Gallagher also served as acting deputy secretary of commerce before leaving for Pitt in the summer of 2014. Today, Gallagher is active on a number of community boards, including United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Internet2, and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. He has previously completed terms on a wide range of community boards and committees, including serving on President Obama’s 12-person Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity in 2016. Gallagher holds a PhD in physics from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in physics and philosophy from Benedictine College in Kansas. He and his wife, Karen, are the proud parents of three sons.

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related university and a world leader in education, research and innovation. Pitt has an annual enrollment of nearly 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students as well as more than 300,000 alumni around the world. Founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787, the University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the nation and has a campus in Pittsburgh, Pa., as well as for regional campuses located throughout Western Pennsylvania. • The University’s more than 13,000 employees, including more than 5,200 faculty members, served nearly 35,000 students drawn from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 106 foreign countries through the programs of 16 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools in the 2016-17 academic year. • In a reaccreditation report issued in September 2012, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education praised Pitt as a “world class research university” with an “unwavering commitment to excellence” and an “extraordinarily talented and beloved leadership team.” • Pitt students consistently win a significant number of pres­ tigious national awards for academic achievement. Since 1995, Pitt undergraduates have claimed one Gates Cambridge Scholarship, two Churchill Scholarships, four Rhodes Scholarships, six Truman Scholarships, six Marshall Scholarships, nine Udall Scholarships, and an astounding 48 Goldwater Scholarships.

A landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the 535-foot-tall Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh is the tallest academic building in the Western Hemisphere.

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• Pitt is among the nation’s leading producers of student Fulbright grant winners, with more than 120 undergraduate Fulbright winners since 2006. Pitt also is among the nation’s leading producers of Boren scholars, Whitaker International fellows, Critical Language scholars, and Humanity in Action fellows.

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• Senior faculty members have been elected to such prestigious groups as the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Society for Clinical Investigation; National Academy of Education; American Academy of Nursing; and National Academy of Sciences. And they have claimed some of the country’s most prestigious awards, including the National Medal of Science, Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation “genius award,” and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award for exemplary contributions to humanistic studies.

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• Pitt boasts a rich Olympic history that includes gold-medal winning performances in track, and silver and bronze medals in diving and basketball.

• In the classroom, 385 Pitt student-athletes achieved a grade point average of at least 3.0 during the 2016 spring or fall terms, while 29 earned a perfect 4.0. • During the 2016-17 academic year, Pitt student-athletes dedicated more than 2,600 hours to community service in Western Pennsylvania and beyond.

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• Pitt was the only school to have wins over two teams that finished in the top 5 of the final 2016 College Football Playoff rankings. The Panthers gave No. 2 Clemson—the eventual national champion—its only loss (43-42) and effectively kept No. 5 Penn State out of the playoff field by defeating the Nittany Lions, 42-39.

• All-America hurdler Desmond Palmer earned five All-ACC citations during the 2016-17 competition year. A past ACC champion in the 400-meter hurdles, Palmer concluded his career as one of the Panthers’ most decorated student-athletes of the school’s ACC era.

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• The Panthers rank fourth among all schools with eight inductees in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Pitt’s gridiron legacy also includes 24 College Hall of Famers, 92 first-team AllAmerica citations and nine national championships.

• Under Coach Dan Fisher, the Pitt volleyball team has achieved three consecutive 20-win seasons. In 2016, the Panthers went 25-9 and advanced to their first NCAA Tournament in 12 years.

HISTORY

• Pitt’s intercollegiate athletics history dates back to 1869, when the university began to field a baseball team. Today, Pitt sponsors 19 varsity sports with more than 450 student-athletes vying for conference, regional and national honors.

• The Pitt men’s basketball team owns a .850 home winning percentage at the Petersen Events Center, ranking 10th nationally in that category.

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• In 2012, Pitt surpassed its goal to raise $2 billion during its historic capital campaign. Thanks to generous gifts received from more than 189,000 donors, the University was able to create more than 1,600 new endowments, including more than 600 student scholarships and fellowships and more than 150 new faculty chairs and professorships.

• Dominic Giordano earned All-America honors in three different diving events, making him the first Pitt diver to complete the NCAA trifecta on the one-meter and three-meter boards, as well as the platform. In 2016, Giordano became the first Pitt swimmer or diver to earn a national title as he placed first on the three-meter board.

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• In the most recent QS World University Rankings (2016–17), a ranking of the world’s top 916 universities, the University of Pittsburgh was ranked 38th best in the United States and 145th in the world. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 also gave the top spot in the world to Pitt’s philosophy department.

• Tailback James Conner heroically overcame both a knee injury and Hodgkin lymphoma to return to the field in 2016. Conner was nothing short of spectacular in his final collegiate season, earning first team All-ACC after rushing for 1,092 yards and scoring 20 touchdowns. The ACC’s Brian Piccolo Award recipient, he set conference records for career rushing touchdowns (52) and total touchdowns (56). Conner was selected by the hometown Pittsburgh Steelers in this year’s NFL Draft.

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• Since the beginning of this century, Pitt alumni have received the Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Pulitzer Prize for fiction, National Medal of Science, National Book Award, John Fritz Medal in engineering, Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, and many other high honors.

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• In the 2016-17 academic year, faculty members were awarded the Passano Foundation Laureate Award, the Friendship Award (the highest recognition bestowed by the People’s Republic of China to foreign experts), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize, and the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Faculty members also were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors and the American Council of Polish Culture.

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HEATHER LYKE

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

Heather Lyke, whose leadership of athletics at Eastern Michigan University garnered national praise, was named director of athletics at the University of Pittsburgh by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher on March 20, 2017. Lyke has an exemplary record of 22 years in increasingly high-level roles in collegiate athletics administration. She served as vice president and director of athletics at Eastern Michigan since 2013. Prior to her EMU tenure, she was a ranking athletic administrator at Ohio State for 15 years. A native of Canton, Ohio, Lyke additionally held posts at the University of Cincinnati and with the NCAA.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOMETOWN: Canton, Ohio EDUCATION: University of Michigan, Bachelor of Science in Education (1992); University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor (1995). FAMILY: Lyke and her husband, David Catalano, have three children: Elle, Sophie and Eli.

COLLEGIATE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE NCAA, 1995-96, enforcement intern. CINCINNATI, 1996-98, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Senior Woman Administrator. OHIO STATE, 1998-2002, Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration, Compliance and Camp Operations; 2002-12, Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration; 2013, Senior Associate Athletic Director. BIG TEN NETWORK, 2009-13, Softball Color Analyst. EASTERN MICHIGAN, 2013-17, Vice President and Director of Athletics. PITTSBURGH, 2017, Director of Athletics.

Lyke found the beginning of her professional path during her days as a scholarship student-athlete at the University of Michigan, where she captained the Wolverines’ Big Ten champion softball team. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the University of Akron School of Law. Lyke is the first woman to hold the full-time director of athletics post. Pitt appointed its first A.D., Charles S. Miller, in 1911, 106 years ago. “Heather Lyke’s track record exemplifies her dedication to student-athletes. She has a passion for success in the classroom, on the playing field and in life after graduation,” said Gallagher. “She is the perfect person to lead our Department of Athletics into a new era of excellence, and I am thrilled to welcome her and her family to Pitt.” “It is an incredible honor to accept the director of athletics position at the University of Pittsburgh,” Lyke said. “I am grateful to Chancellor Gallagher and the search committee for the opportunity to lead this athletic department filled with dedicated studentathletes, coaches and staff. Pitt has such a storied tradition and great expectations. I am thrilled to be part of Chancellor Gallagher’s team. There is a tremendous pride in the Blue and Gold, and we will work extremely hard to make our alumni, donors, community and University even more proud. With all of us working together, I am confident we can build winning teams and a winning culture for Pitt Athletics.” At Eastern Michigan, Lyke oversaw a department that sponsors 21 varsity sports with more than 550 student-athletes. Her tenure witnessed high levels of achievement not only in the competitive arena but also academically and from a fundraising standpoint. Highlights of Lyke’s work at EMU include: • Mid-American Conference Excellence: As a member of one of the nation’s most competitive athletic conferences, Eastern Michigan annually distinguished itself in the MAC under Lyke’s watch. During her tenure, the Eagles captured 16 MAC team championships, garnered 17 MAC Coach of the Year awards and had nearly 400 MAC All-Academic honorees. For the first time in school history, Eastern Michigan was honored with the MAC’s prestigious Cartwright Award for all-around athletic department excellence (2013-14) and the Jacoby Award for female athletic excellence (2014-15). • A revitalized football program, on the field and in the stands: Behind a record-setting offense in 2016, the Eagles achieved a 7-5 regular season and earned a berth in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, EMU’s first postseason invitation in 29 years. Eastern Michigan had a 100% increase in total season ticket growth from 2014 to 2016. Moreover, the football program boasted the top team grade point average in the MAC for the second consecutive year.

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• High-impact fundraising initiatives: In 2014, Lyke conceived and implemented “Eagles Pride,” the first annual fund in Eastern Michigan Athletics history. Providing financial support for all EMU teams, Lyke’s vision for engagement produced record-breaking results with the highest number of donors and most cash received in program history. Lyke garnered the largest cash gift in the university’s history ($6 million) in 2017.

From 1998-2013, Lyke worked at Ohio State, where she was a member of the athletic department’s executive team and a lead figure in the development of the Buckeyes’ strategic plan. Lyke directly oversaw 10 of Ohio State’s 36 athletic programs and had oversight of all facets of the athletic councils involving budget, revenue generation, facilities and OSU’s golf course operations.

Prior to Ohio State, Lyke served at Cincinnati as the assistant athletic director for compliance as well as the senior woman administrator from 1996-98. She began her career at the NCAA as an intern in the enforcement and student-athlete reinstatement department from 1995-96. Born and raised in Canton, Ohio, Lyke starred at GlenOak High School in volleyball, basketball and softball. She accepted a softball scholarship from Michigan, where she lettered four years as a first baseman and was an All-Academic Big Ten honoree. She was a two-time team captain and helped Michigan to the 1992 Big Ten championship.

HISTORY

Lyke and her husband, David Catalano, have three children: Elle, Sophie and Eli.

RECORD BOOK

A reflection of her undergraduate studies in education, Lyke is enthusiastically dedicated to helping younger professionals in their

During her Ohio State tenure, the Big Ten Network tapped her expertise as a color analyst for softball telecasts from 2009-13.

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• Enhanced Eastern Michigan facilities: Lyke spearheaded numerous capital improvement projects for EMU Athletics. Perhaps the highest profile was the installation of college football’s first gray Revolution Field Turf playing surface in 2014. Dubbed “The Factory” in honor of the region’s automobile industry history, the field was selected No. 2 among all colleges in a USA TODAY fan vote (behind only the University of Tennessee). Lyke additionally created a future vision for EMU’s athletics infrastructure with “The Championship Building Plan,” a facility master plan that is set to transform Eastern Michigan’s athletic department and set it up for long-term sustained success.

She additionally supervised the Buckeyes’ sport performance division, which included the strength and conditioning coaches, athletic training staff and sports medicine staff. Lyke also developed Ohio State’s first student-athlete internship program, “Bucks Go Pro.”

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• National recognition for athletic department efficiency and effectiveness: Last September, Eastern Michigan received the Excellence in Management Cup presented by Texas A&M’s Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics. The “EM Cup” annually recognizes the athletic department that best maximizes fiscal resources through championship victories. EMU ranked No. 1 out of 128 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools for 2015-16.

In 2014, Lyke became the first woman to chair the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Committee. She additionally chaired the Mid-American Conference’s Cost of Attendance Task Force.

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growth and advancement. She is a frequent speaker and presenter at national conferences and serves on the Board of Directors of Women Leaders in College Athletics.

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• Record-breaking academic success: With Lyke’s unyielding emphasis on classroom performance, Eastern Michigan achieved a record 81% Graduation Success Rate (GSR) for 2015-16. During the 2016 fall semester, Eagles studentathletes earned the highest term (3.238) and cumulative (3.266) grade point averages in the history of EMU Athletics.

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Owner: Sports and Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Tenants: University of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Steelers Architect: HOK Sports Construction Manager: Hunt Construction Group/Mascaro (A Joint Venture) Ground Breaking: June 18, 1999 Square Footage: 1.49 million square feet Seating Capacity: 68,400 seats Club Seating: 8,610 seats Suites: 136 Club Lounges: 4 — UPMC Club and West Club approximately 45,000 square feet, Champion’s Club 20,000 square feet, and the North Club Lounge 11,000 square feet Restrooms: 25 men’s, 25 women’s and eight family Concessions: 50 concession stands Merchandise: 16 novelty locations, six gift shops, five program stands and four merchandise locations Locker Rooms: The Panthers’ locker room is 4,600 square feet, the Steelers’ locker room is 6,000 square feet and both visiting locker rooms are 2,600 square feet. Television Sets: 650

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Playing Surface: The turf is a blend of four varieties of Kentucky Bluegrass, covering just over two acres. The soil is a 12-inch, sand-based root zone, meeting USGA specifications for particle size. Under the root zone, approximately 40 miles of ¾ inch piping heat the soil. Below the heating system there is a four-inch layer of pea gravel which contains drain pipes that empty into a 22-inch collector pipe surrounding the perimeter of the field. Sight Lines: 60 feet from sideline to first row and 25 feet from end zone to first row Escalators: Five Elevators: There are seven passenger and two freight elevators. Pedestrian Ramps: Four FedEx Great Hall: Located on the ground level of the East side of Heinz Field, the FedEx Great Hall is home to Pitt Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers memorabilia, Hall of Fame artifacts, Quaker Steak & Lube and Primanti Brothers. High School Murals: Throughout Heinz Field there are 60 murals from area high schools that have won a WPIAL or City League football championship. WPIAL Champions at Heinz Field: Opened for the 2014 season, the display honors every WPIAL football champion since 2001, the first year of Heinz Field.

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South Plaza Expansion: An additional 2,633 seats were added to Heinz Field prior to the start of the 2015 season. The new seats are a mixture of general reserved seating, club seating and an additional five suites. The South Plaza also offers three new premium concessions: Burgatory, “Mac N’at” and Papa John’s Pizza.

RECORD BOOK

Heinz Ketchup Scoreboard Bottles Facts: The bottles are exact replicas—down to the embossed “57” on the bottle’s neck—of the Heinz Ketchup 14-ounce glass bottle. Each bottle includes 8,000 pounds of fiberglass, 375 feet of neon tubing and 20,500 lightemitting diodes (LEDs). Each Heinz Ketchup Bottle measures 35 feet x 9 feet and each weighs 8,000 pounds, both totaling 16,000 pounds—the equivalent of 53 linemen who each weigh 300 pounds. If the Heinz Ketchup bottles were filled with Heinz Ketchup, they would contain 1,664,000 fluid ounces each. That is enough to give each person seated at Heinz Field at least one 14-ounce bottle of ketchup to take home. If both bottles were emptied, the entire football field would be covered in ¾ of an inch of ketchup. Approximately 4,500 footballs could fit into each scoreboard ketchup bottle.

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Scoreboard: Heinz Field has two Daktronics HD LED video boards. The video board in the south end zone is 28’x96’. During the 2014 offseason, a 35’x72’ video board was installed in the northwest corner of the stadium. The new board features a 13HD pixel layout and gives fans who have a limited view of the main (south end zone) Daktronics board a perfect vantage point.

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DR. FREDDIE H. FU

HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

DR. VOLKER MUSAHL CO-HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

DR. AARON V. MARES DR. JEANNE DOPERAK DR. BRYSON LESNIAK CO-HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

ASSOCIATE HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

FREDDIE FU, MD, is now in his 31st year as the head team physician and orthopaedic surgeon for the University of Pittsburgh athletic department. Dr. Fu has been the David Silver Professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine since 1997. In the summer of 2014, Dr. Fu was honored in Europe, in Japan and across North America for his research and pioneering surgical techniques to treat sports-related injuries to the knee and shoulder and for his extensive scientific and clinical research in the biomechanics of such injuries. Dr. Fu was inducted to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame in July 2016. He is lauded especially for his scientific research and clinical expertise in treating the commonly injured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the main stabilizing ligament of the knee. Because of his reputation, Dr. Fu attracts both athletic and nonathletic patients from all over the globe and is frequently sought after as an expert by top national and international media covering sports, medicine and science. Dr. Fu sees patients in his clinic at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine—one of the world’s largest, most comprehensive facilities of its kind—located within the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. Partly designed by Dr. Fu, the complex also houses the indoor and outdoor training facilities of the Pitt Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. VOLKER MUSAHL, MD, is Medical Director at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. He is a UPMC orthopaedic surgeon and co-head team physician for the Pitt Panthers football team. He serves as associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine and of bioengineering at Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering. Additionally, he holds appointments as co-director of the Orthopaedic Robotics Laboratory and associate editor for the journal Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. Dr. Musahl, who specializes in sports medicine, shoulder surgery and knee ligament injuries, sees patients at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex and Monroeville office. While he also works as a team physician in other collegiate and high school sports, he and Dr. Mares serve as the primary day-to-day Pitt football physicians. AARON V. MARES, MD, specializes in the non-operative care of sports-related and musculoskeletal injuries, general medical conditions in the athlete, and sports injury prevention at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. Dr. Mares serves as the co-head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh football team and a medical consultant for several local high school teams. He is the associate medical director of the Pittsburgh Marathon and has served as a lead physician for many other running and extreme sporting events. Additionally, Dr. Mares is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Mares is also trained in ultrasound guided non-operative procedures. JEANNE DOPERAK, DO, a UPMC primary care sports medicine physician, sees patients at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex and Monroeville and North Huntingdon satellite offices. She is a general physician for the athletic departments of both the University of Pittsburgh and Saint Vincent College. Dr. Doperak is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a primary care sports medicine fellowship director at UPMC St. Margaret. Dr. Fu named her associate head team physician for basketball and Olympic sports in 2014-15. BRYSON LESNIAK, MD, is a UPMC orthopaedic surgeon and co-head team physician for the Pitt men’s basketball team. Dr. Lesniak is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine. He previously practiced and taught at the University of Miami, where he served as the team physician for the Miami Marlins baseball franchise. Dr. Lesniak sees patients at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex and South Hills offices in Bethel Park.

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CO-HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

DR. VONDA WRIGHT ASSOCIATE HEAD TEAM PHYSICIAN

DR. STEPHEN RABUCK ASSISTANT TEAM PHYSICIAN

VONDA WRIGHT, MD, is the Medical Director of the UPMC Lemieux SportsComplex in Cranberry Township, Pa. She is a UPMC orthopaedic surgeon and an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine. Dr. Fu named her associate head team physician for basketball and Olympic sports in 2014-15 and she serves as head team physician for Pitt’s women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and softball teams. She also serves as team physician for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Dr. Wright is the team doctor for the World Rugby Sevens Series and the medical director of the Pittsburgh Triathlon. She is an author, researcher and prominent physician in the area of mobility, directing UPMC’s Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA). Dr. Wright, who specializes in sports medicine, hip injuries and athletes over 40, sees patients at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and at UPMC Shadyside. STEPHEN RABUCK, MD, is a UPMC orthopaedic surgeon and assistant team physician for all Pitt sports. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Rabuck completed fellowship training at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine from 2011-12. Additionally, he serves as a physician for U.S. Soccer, providing coverage to U.S. Soccer developmental teams. Dr. Rabuck specializes in sports medicine, shoulder and knee surgery, and sees patients at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex and Monroeville offices. UPMC SPORTS MEDICINE More than 500 Pitt student-athletes receive medical care provided by UPMC Sports Medicine’s athletic training program. The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has a proud tradition of athletic training education. The undergraduate program is accredited by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the school also provides graduate education at the master’s and doctoral levels. Established in 1975, the athletic training program prepares students for a career in the multidisciplinary field of sports medicine. Upon completion of the athletic training education program, students are eligible to take the NATAadministered certification examination. Pitt athletes receive treatment in two athletic training rooms. Each sport has a full-time certified athletic trainer or certified graduate assistant and student athletic trainers assigned to provide medical coverage during all practices and games. The staff is dedicated to providing all aspects of prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses. The sports medicine staff also runs a sports medicine clinic at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex at which all athletes can be evaluated by one of the sports medicine physicians. The South Side structure, which includes the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, an indoor practice facility, and four outdoor practice fields, combines the resources of a major academic and clinical system with professional and collegiate sports team programs. This clinic provides athletes with an opportunity to be seen by specialists and provides student athletic trainers with an outstanding learning environment. The UPMC Sports Medicine clinic for Pitt athletes is led by Dr. Freddie Fu, Pitt head team physician. Various team physicians include Drs. Volker Musahl, Aaron Mares, Jeanne Doperak, Bryson Lesniak and Vonda Wright. Also caring for athletes are assistant team physician Stephen Rabuck and sports medicine fellow Jeremy Burnham. The world-renowned UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is also available to Pitt athletes. The program is led by neuropsychologist Dr. Michael Collins. In addition, a comprehensive staff of consulting specialists from throughout UPMC is part of the sports medicine team caring for all Pitt student-athletes.

FUTURE PITT CANTON CALLS Larry Fitzgerald

LeSean McCoy

Andy Lee

Darrelle Revis

Aaron Donald Bill Fralic

Jimbo Covert

Ruben Brown

2017 PITT SCHEDULE YOUNGSTOWN STATE Sept. 2

Heinz Field

AT PENN STATE Sept. 9

University Park, Pa.

OKLAHOMA STATE Sept. 16

Heinz Field

AT GEORGIA TECH* Sept. 23

RICE

Sept. 30

Atlanta, Ga. Heinz Field

AT SYRACUSE* Oct. 7

NC STATE* Oct. 14

AT DUKE* Oct. 21

VIRGINIA* Oct. 28

Syracuse, N.Y. Heinz Field Durham, N.C. Heinz Field

NORTH CAROLINA* Nov. 9

Heinz Field

AT VIRGINIA TECH* Nov. 18

MIAMI* Nov. 24

Blacksburg, Va. Heinz Field

DR PEPPER ACC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Dec. 2

*ACC game

Charlotte, N.C.

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1918-21. 12. 15. 3 .450. George McLaren. 1922-26 ..... George McLaren. 1923. 9. 6. 3. 0. George McLaren ...... 1960-69. 45. 44. 4 .505. Wayne Hardin. 1970-82.

line coach at Pearl River Community. College in ...... Ferderico Sabogal Franco. Assistant ...... Earned Three Rivers Athletic Conference first-team honors as a ...

Eastern Michigan-TURNER, Breck 10-21; BAILEY, Sergio 2-20; ERIK-. SEN, Ian 7-17; ...... JUNIOR SYLVESTRE - 1st team-D (LB). JEREMIAH DETMER - 2nd ...

Mobile Phone Number: (419) 262-3861 ...... N'Shaka is coming off an injury and could be a factor. .... Desmond Phillips and Neru N'Shaka are all possible.