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August 30, 2007
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Ready to Play

Dave Wannstedt started getting anxious about Saturday’s season opener against Eastern Michigan while walking around Pitt’s campus today for the first time since July. Wannstedt talked about his stroll through Oakland, seeing an inflated Pitt helmet in front of the …

August 29, 2007
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A Look Batch at Pitt-EMU

Pitt has only played Eastern Michigan once before, in 1995, a meeting that had a local flavor because Steel Valley graduate Charlie Batch was the Eagles’ quarterback. Now in his seventh season with the Steelers, Batch spent a few moments …

August 29, 2007
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Ready for First Exam

With nine players preparing for their first start and a handful of freshmen ready to make their college debut, Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt was asked what he told his Panthers heading into Saturday’s opener against Eastern Michigan. “I’ve always believed …

August 28, 2007
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Lee Knows ‘The Toe’

Pitt kicker Conor Lee is one of 29 candidates named to the watch list for the Lou Groza Award, presented annually to the top kicker in college football. Lee, a redshirt junior from Upper St. Clair, converted all 47 point-after …

August 27, 2007
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Read-option and React

The mere mention by Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt that Eastern Michigan employs a read-option offense immediately brought a number of follow-up questions about how it will prepare the Panthers for West Virginia. Wannstedt could have quashed them with one answer: …

August 27, 2007
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Pitt-UConn: A Night Game

Pitt’s football game against Connecticut Sept. 22 at Heinz Field is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff, the Pitt athletic department announced today. Although there is a possibility the game will be televised, the start time will not be affected …

August 22, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 16 Scrimmage No. 3

The big news on the final day of training camp came when Panthers coach Dave Wannstedt finally, officially named junior Bill Stull the starting quarterback. It was perhaps the worst-kept secret at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex, considering Stull had …

August 22, 2007
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Stull named starting QB

Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt on Wednesday named Bill Stull the starting quarterback for the Panthers’ Sept. 1 season opener against Eastern Michigan. Stull, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound junior from Seton-La Salle High School, beat out redshirt freshman Kevan Smith and true …

August 22, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 16 AM Practice

The end of training camp is near, and the Panthers have to welcome the idea of getting into a regular routine. Their last morning practice was in shoulder pads and shells, and a handful of starters sat out to nurse …

August 21, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 15 PM Practice

Dave Wannstedt was disappointed after a lackluster afternoon indoor session on the next-to-last day of training camp, especially because he had just rewarded his team. “Today’s practice was probably the first one where we didn’t come out and practice with …

 
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