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August 19, 2008
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Inside the ropes with Pitt football: Day 15

As Pitt’s training camp comes to a conclusion — and tomorrow’s two-a-day session is officially the end of camp — the depth chart is starting to shape up and it’s obvious that a few players are positioning for jobs. “I …

August 18, 2008
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Inside the ropes with Pitt football: Day 14

Well, that didn’t take long. One day after Dave Wannstedt sent a message that the right tackle job was up for grabs by raving about freshman Lucas Nix, the Panthers inserted the 6-foot-6, 300-pounder from Thomas Jefferson into the starting …

August 17, 2008
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Inside the Ropes with Pitt football – Day 13 practice

Of all Pitt’s training camp position battles, the one that remains the most intriguing is yet to come. Dave Wannstedt wasted no time Sunday serving notice that the starting right tackle job hasn’t been determined, and gave freshman Lucas Nix …

August 16, 2008
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Inside the Ropes with Pitt football – Day 12 second scrimmage

Dave Wannstedt was hoping Pitt’s second scrimmage of training camp would help answer some questions — particularly with the depth-chart — and a few things became abundantly clear Saturday on the South Side. For one, the Panthers have improved offensively. …

August 16, 2008
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RB Graham picks Panthers

Pitt received its 11th football commitment from the Class of 2008 when Elizabeth (N.J.) running back Raymond Graham picked the Panthers after visiting for their scrimmage today on the South Side. Graham chose the Panthers over scholarship offers from Connecticut, …

August 15, 2008
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Inside the Ropes with Pitt football – Day 11 practice

With the second scrimmage of training camp tomorrow and two physical practices Thursday, Dave Wannstedt decided to ease up on his Panthers and give them a session in shoulder pads and shorts. The practice, the Pitt coach said, wasn’t without …

August 14, 2008
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Inside the Ropes with Pitt football – Day 10 PM practice

The Panthers mean business. After a physical morning practice that saw full-speed, short-yardage and goal-line drills, Pitt coaches tested their players’ will by going full-speed this afternoon with third-down drills designed to tire them out. Although some of the situational …

August 14, 2008
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Inside the Ropes with Pitt football – Day 10 morning practice

More bad news came for the Panthers today, as freshman receiver/return specialist Cameron Saddler learned that he has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that will require surgery. The 5-foot-7, 175-pound Saddler had impressed coaches with his …

 
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