Bad Season, Bad Schemes, Bad Injuries, Bad Draft

I’m not saying that if Pitt had stuck to the 4-3 defense and the pro-style offense, that Pitt players would not have been shut out of the NFL Draft for the first time since 1999. I’m thinking it, but I’m not saying it. Brandon Lindsey went from being a break-out player at the defensive end in 2010 to no-mans land with a change in defensive schemes. Playing in a hybrid linebacker...
Via Pitt Blather
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Interview: Lucas Nix, OG, Pittsburgh

When watching University of Pittsburgh Offensive Lineman Lucas Nix there are a couple of words that come to mind: Big, Strong, Athletic, Committed, Coachable, and Mean. The 6’5 317 pound offensive lineman will be one player many teams will covet in the middle rounds in this year’s NFL Draft. During our recent interview, I asked Lucas to give his pitch to teams to select him earlier...
Via Optimum Scouting
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Meet With Pitt Guard Lucas Nix At NFL Combine

Jim Wexell from Steel City Insider reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers have also met with University of Pittsburgh guard Lucas Nix at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. The Steelers are allowed 15 minute interviews with 60 players during the week andf it is of no real surprise that the local product caught the Steelers eye. The Steelers will also get to meet with Nix during their...
Via Steelers Depot
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

LiveBlog: Mediocrity Rules — UConn-Pitt

Okay, it’s a likely damp, cool October night. Both teams below .500. Everyone is distracted by conference realignment. Or is it perhaps that we’d rather watch that spectacle than look too closely at the struggles of our own team? UConn has a mess of an O-line. They have trouble protecting the QB. It all seems very familiar. We will see how much UConn can or will blitz Pitt’s O-line...
Via Pitt Blather
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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