Getting To 6 & Other Goals

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. That likely...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Scimmage Day

Today’s the second scrimmage of training camp. As noted yesterday, plenty of minor injuries. That’s also the theme in both papers today. The upside, is that players potentially buried on the depth chart get a chance to show what they can do in the 1st team. Some receivers have taken advantage of that. “Ronald [Jones has] done a heck of a job, stepped up and done really well...
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August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Linebackers Will Get Help

I realize Pitt is re-transitioning to a 4-3 defense, from the 3-4, but given that it was only one season. And most of the players were already schooled in the 4-3 principles, I’m not going to be buying too many excuses for struggling based on that move. On the other hand, the linebackers themselves may be a big concern. Todd Thomas appears to be slower coming back from his ACL...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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