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August 20, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 14 PM Practice

If one thing is apparent about this training camp, it’s that the Panthers are practicing every day as if their starting jobs are on the line. And, of course, they are. That has led to a spirited atmosphere at the …

August 20, 2007
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Knee Surgery for Jacobson

Pitt freshman offensive guard Chris Jacobson will need surgery to repair a dislocated right knee cap, Panthers coach Dave Wannstedt said today. “It sounds like he’s going to need some type of knee surgery,” Wannstedt said. “We’re still working through …

August 20, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 14 AM Practice

On a damp, dreary morning that forced the Panthers to practice indoors at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex, several players showed their resiliency. First was kicker Conor Lee, who was 1 of 3 on field-goal attempts in Saturday’s second scrimmage. …

August 19, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 13 PM Practice

After scrimmaging Saturday, the Panthers conducted a light practice in only helmets and shells, which allowed them to contemplate a major move on the offensive line. Mike McGlynn made his debut by lining up at center with the second-team offense …

August 18, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football – Day 12: Scrimmage No. 2

Just when the defense appeared to be dominating another scrimmage, Pitt turned to LeSean McCoy, and the freshman tailback from Harrisburg proved to be the real deal. McCoy rushed for a team-high 78 yards on 10 carries, and his opening …

August 17, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 11 PM Practice

With its second scrimmage looming Saturday, Pitt added some excitement to a light practice in shoulder pads by adding pressure to situational drills. Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt had his players watch two-minute drills from last season, then put the Panthers …

August 16, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 10 PM Practice

Dave Wannstedt took a moment after practice to emphasize the effort the Panthers are giving, not just in practice but in staying out of the trainer’s room during two-a-days. While a handful of players remained sidelined, the majority of those …

August 16, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 10 AM Practice

The dominance of the defense in Pitt’s first scrimmage was rewarding for defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads, perhaps the most embattled member of Dave Wannstedt’s staff. The Panthers are trying to shore up a defense that allowed an average of 274.8 …

August 15, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp: Day 9 PM Practice

Pitt’s freshmen got a surprise today when they boarded a bus believing they were headed to a “life skills” session. Instead, they were taken to Dave & Buster’s at The Waterfront for lunch and an hour of playing video games. …

August 14, 2007
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Inside Pitt Football Camp – Day 8 Scrimmage No. 1

Now that the Pat Bostick Watch has ended, we can finally concentrate on football and not the sideshow that his departure from training camp had become. For the record, Bostick returned this afternoon, attended meetings and threw passes in quarterback …

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