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August 30, 2008
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Bowling Green stuns No. 25 Pitt, 27-17

Pitt entered the season with increased expectations after its victory over West Virginia last December, its first national ranking since 2005 and an undefeated home record against the Mid-American Conference. Then the No. 25 Panthers delivered a dud. Pitt built …

August 30, 2008
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Third quarter: Bowling Green 20, Pitt 17

Bowling Green used a nine-play, 59-yard drive capped by Anthony Turner’s 8-yard touchdown run and holds a 20-17 lead over No. 25 Pitt this afternoon in the season opener before 45,063 at Heinz Field. The Falcons converted a fourth-and-1 at …

August 30, 2008
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Halftime: Pitt 17, Bowling Green 14

Conor Lee kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired in the first half to give No. 25 Pitt a 17-14 halftime lead over Bowling Green this afternoon in the season opener at Heinz Field. Bowling Green had erased a …

August 30, 2008
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First quarter: Pitt 7, Bowling Green 0

Pitt scored on its opening drive and used a suffocating defense to hold a 7-0 lead over Bowling Green this afternoon in the season opener at Heinz Field. The No. 25 Panthers marched 71 yards in eight plays sparked by …

August 28, 2008
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Making his debut

When Pitt opens the season on Saturday, several Panthers will be making much-anticipated debuts. Where some fans can’t wait to see the aerial acrobatics of freshman receiver Jonathan Baldwin or the fleet feet of quarterback Greg Cross, we here at …

August 28, 2008
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Pitt trying to bring an on-campus atmosphere to Heinz Field

In a symbolic gesture at Pitt’s final on-campus football game, Panthers great Marshall Goldberg captured the spirit of Pitt Stadium in a wooden box that wasn’t reopened until the Panthers played at Heinz Field. Now, after several sub-par seasons and …

August 26, 2008
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More from McShay on McCoy

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay of Scouts, Inc., confirmed our suspicions Monday that Pitt sophomore tailback LeSean McCoy would likely be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft if he goes pro. McShay is impressed with McCoy’s instinctive …

August 25, 2008
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Panthers announce depth chart

The probable two-deep for Pitt’s season opener against Bowling Green at noon Saturday at Heinz Field settled a some position battles from training camp but has very few overall surprises. First, a look at the starting lineup: The offensive line, …

August 22, 2008
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FanFest follow-up

The grind is over. Pitt football training camp is 16 consecutive days of practice, with nine two-a-days. That’s a lot of long days, and it’s an important time for Panthers players to prove themselves so the coaches can determine who …

August 20, 2008
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Inside the ropes with Pitt football: Day 16

Pitt’s training camp ended today, with both good news and bad news. The good news, not that it’s a surprise, is Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt finally named redshirt junior Bill Stull the starting quarterback for the season opener against Bowling …

 
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