WATCH: Pitt Upsets Clemson | The Anniversary

Pitt upset No. 2 Clemson in Death Valley on a Chris Blewitt field goal in the final seconds as the Panthers came away with an improbable 43-42 win on November 12, 2016. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Pittsburgh come-from-behind win. Relive the incredible win with stories from the Panthers.
Via ACC Digital Network
11 days ago

Panthers not getting ahead of themselves after Clemson upset

PITTSBURGH (AP) As a general rule, Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt tries to steer clear of social media. He logs onto Facebook only occasionally, joking he likes something every couple of months so people know he's still alive. Twitter is pretty much out. Consider it an act of self-preservation to avoid the all-too-convenient puns that pop up whenever one of his kicks sails wide...
Via Associated Press
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh players go nuts celebrating after win over Clemson (VIDEO)

Pittsburgh and Clemson battled it out in the game of the day on Saturday, which ended with the No. 3-ranked team in the country, falling 43-42. The Tigers suffered their first loss of the season at the worst possible time, as it seemed as if they had gotten their most difficult games out of the way already. Don’t tell that to the Panthers, who fought until the final whistle to pull...
Via The Sports Daily
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Blewitt makes game-winning kick after kiss from Pat Narduzzi

A kiss might have contributed to one of the biggest upsets of the college football season. Clemson opened as a 19-point favorite over Pittsburgh, but that didn’t matter to the Panthers. Pittsburgh trailed 42-34 after three quarters, but scored the final nine points of game to knock off the No. 2 team the country. The hero was Chris Blewitt, who made a 48-yard field goal with six...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt scores twice late, edges Georgia Tech 37-34

PITTSBURGH (AP) Chris Blewitt hit a 31-yard field goal on the final play as Pittsburgh rallied past Georgia Tech 37-34 on Saturday. The Panthers (4-2, 1-1 ACC) trailed by a touchdown when Georgia Tech's J.J. Green raced in from 10 yards to give the Yellow Jackets (3-3, 1-3) their first lead with 5:22 to go. Pitt tied it when tight end Scott Orndoff caught a tipped pass and outran...
Via Associated Press
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 25 Pitt stuns Syracuse with late fake punt, leading to last-second FG to win

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Pat Narduzzi passed the audition. So did his punter, and kicker. The coach of No. 25 Pittsburgh displayed his disgust by walking down the sideline wondering why his team was unable to convert a third down play with the score tied and time running down. But the Panthers never planned to punt the ball away to Syracuse. Instead, the first-year coach called for a fake...
Via Associated Press
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: No. 25 Pitt tops Syracuse on last-second field goal

The No. 25 Pitt Panthers were able to escape the Carrier Dome with a win on Saturday thanks to a last-second, 25-yard field goal by kicker Chris Blewitt.Blewitt’s field goal capped off a marathon drive that lasted 9:20 and spanned 89 yards on 19 plays.The win ups the No. 25 Panthers to 6-1 (4-0), while Syracuse dropped to 3-4 (1-2).
Via FOX Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Blewitt's late field goal helps Pitt over Georgia Tech 31-28

ATLANTA (AP) Nate Peterman threw three touchdown passes and Chris Blewitt kicked a 56-yard field goal in the closing minutes to help Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 31-28 on Saturday. Peterman completed 14 of 21 passes for 162 yards. Tyler Boyd had eight catches with two touchdowns to become Pitt's career leading receiver, and the Panthers burned all but 1 minute, 4 seconds of the...
Via Associated Press
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Quarterbacking, Vol 9

(This is a weekly series of articles entitled “Monday Morning Quarterback”.   I will try to post them two days after the football games are played so as to have our wilder emotions under control by then.  It will be my take on the positives and the negatives we saw happen and a chance for commenters to agree or disagree and to add their own thoughts.) I have to start off by saying...
Via Pitt Blather
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Analysis of Pitt Football’s loss to Duke

Pitt had a real chance to win Saturday’s game against Duke. With the clock ticking down in the final minute of the 4th quarter Pitt decided to run the ball twice to the right. It gave kicker Chris Blewitt a tough angle to make the potential game winning kick. From the right hash mark Blewitt pushed the 26 yard kick left as time expired. This has fans wondering why wouldn’t they rush...
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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