Chris Jacobson was the first player to commit to the 2007 Pitt recruiting class, committing to the Panthers in February of his junior year. After nearly a seven-year affiliation with the Pitt program, Jacobson plays his final game at Pitt in two weeks.
That 6th win. That’s what the focus is. That the opponent is South Florida seems almost secondary.
“You only go to a bowl game if you achieve a certain level,” Chryst said. “That’s certainly a goal.”
In Pitt’s case, that would mean beating South Florida on Saturday night and reaching a .500 record in the regular season (6-6) for the second consecutive season.
When I end up taking several days away, the hardest thing is figuring out where to begin on all that was missed. Let’s start with trying to fill out a depth chart
Man, Tom Ricketts going down for the year on the first day of practices with a shoulder injury is a blow. I have no idea how good he really is. But he’s an offensive lineman, and Pitt cannot afford to be even thinner...
Whether there are a lot of victories in the immediate forecast or not, football should become fun again at Pittsburgh. Particularly if new coach Paul Chryst sticks around.
The Panthers opened training camp Monday with a renewed enthusiasm, and that's good news for fans hungry for some stability during a tumultuous time. Indeed, coaches have come and gone from this Big East school...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012
Lot in the offline world, so I’ll just push out some stories.
Pitt athletes going to Haiti. Doing some of good at orphanages. Not just the football players. No excerpts for this. Just read all the pieces.
A reminder that the players experience at Pitt has been nothing like they expected.
There’s no other way to say it: no group of players has ever been screwed over like these...
First off, I’m sorry to say that I will not be making it to the Blue-Gold game this year. My wife’s uncle passed away last month and the interment is being held on Saturday. Apparently no one thought to consult with me as to what weekend would be best to do this. Naturally since this is the first spring game I will miss in a few years, the weather is supposed to be close to pleasant...