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April 21, 2008
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Pitt Blue-Gold Post-Game

If there is one thing about which Pitt fans should be reminded, it’s that the spring football scrimmages are relatively meaningless. The Blue-Gold Game is usually the most meaningless, considering that it’s a controlled scrimmage sometimes designed to favor one …

April 18, 2008
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Stull pulls ahead

Dave Wannstedt let the news slip before he actually announced that Pitt has a leader in its competition for the starting quarterback job, even if the coronation came with the following caveat: Today, if we were playing, Billy Stull would …

April 15, 2008
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Crossing the line

After a sub-par scrimmage Saturday afternoon was followed by several off-field incidents that night, you would think the Pitt football team got the message that this wasn’t the time to slack off. If Dave Wannstedt wasn’t happy about the run …

April 14, 2008
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Marino to deliver Pitt commencement speech

Twenty-five years after his graduation from Pitt, Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino will be the featured speaker at the school’s commencement April 27 at Petersen Events Center. Marino, an Oakland native and Central Catholic graduate, earned his Bachelor of …

April 12, 2008
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Vantage points

Watch Pitt scrimmage from the sidelines while trying to follow the ball, as I did, and you wonder whether the Panthers will have time to utilize their passing game. The offensive tackles are getting tortured by the defensive ends, which …

April 11, 2008
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Putting on a clinic

Pitt is holding its coaches clinic this weekend and on the eve of its second scrimmage, the Panthers conducted one of their most lively practices of spring drills on Friday. Early on, Pitt ran red-zone drills with Bill Stull and …

April 10, 2008
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Center of Concern

The center position has been an area of major concern at Pitt, but Dave Wannstedt is getting more and more used to the idea of Robb Houser in the starting lineup. That’s comforting, considering Houser was a junior-college recruit brought …

April 8, 2008
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Smith steps forward

Dave Wannstedt promised that Pitt’s first scrimmage of spring drills would warrant some depth-chart changes, but the Panthers coach wasn’t necessarily talking about starters. Although neither a starter nor a backup has been named at quarterback, it’s obvious that redshirt …

April 5, 2008
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Spring scrimmage No. 1

Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt expected nothing less, this being the first scrimmage of spring drills, when the Panthers’ defense dominated from the outset Saturday afternoon at the South Side facility. In its first three possessions, the first-team offense ran seven …

April 4, 2008
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Better safe than sorry

Dave Wannstedt has been emphatic that Pitt won’t form a depth chart until after Saturday’s first scrimmage, but by limiting the participation of two players the Panthers coach let slip that a pair of positions are set in stone. Wannstedt …

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