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October 21, 2008
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Navy Post-Game

For the first time this season – and, perhaps, since the middle of the 2006 campaign – Pitt put together a game where all three phases performed well. The 42-21 victory over Navy Saturday afternoon was impressive in itself, and …

October 18, 2008
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Pitt pounds Navy, 42-21

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Pitt ran roughshod over Navy, as LeSean McCoy dashed into the school’s record books in a 42-21 victory over Navy before a record standing-room-only crowd of 37,970 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The No. 23 Panthers (5-1) …

October 18, 2008
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Third quarter: Pitt 35, Navy 14

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – LeSean McCoy is on pace for a career rushing day in leading the Panthers to a 35-14 third-quarter lead over Navy before a record standing-room-only crowd of 37,970 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Neither team scored in …

October 18, 2008
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Halftime: Pitt 35, Navy 14

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — LeSean McCoy scored a pair of second-quarter touchdowns, as Pitt took a 35-14 halftime lead over Navy this afternoon before a record standing-room-only crowd of 37,970 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. McCoy broke a season-long 58-yard scoring …

October 18, 2008
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First quarter: Pitt 21, Navy 7

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — LaRod Stephens-Howling scored two touchdowns and LeSean McCoy added another, as Pitt jumped out to a 21-7 lead over Navy in the first quarter this afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It is the most points Pitt …

October 17, 2008
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How do you stop Navy?

Trev Alberts might be best to provide insight into Navy’s triple-option offense. Not only did Alberts play linebacker at Nebraska in the early 1990s, when the Cornhuskers were running the I-option, but he has called two Midshipmen games this season …

October 17, 2008
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Beaver Falls’ Thomas picks Panthers

Courtesy of Tribune-Review high school editor Jerry DiPaola: Pitt added to its growing list of recruits from the Class of 2009 when Beaver Falls’ Todd Thomas said today he will join the Panthers next season. Thomas initially was recruited as …

October 15, 2008
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Pitt’s Murray to have season-ending surgery

Pitt redshirt junior outside linebacker Shane Murray’s knee injury will require season-ending surgery, a Pitt spokesman said today. Murray, a Hazelwood native and Central Catholic graduate, will have surgery Tuesday to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right …

October 13, 2008
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Pitt-Rutgers won’t be televised

The Pitt-Rutgers football game is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff Oct. 25 at Heinz Field but will not be televised. Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt also said at his weekly news conference that redshirt junior weak-side linebacker Shane Murray’s partially …

October 13, 2008
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Dave Wannstedt Q&A: Hindsight is 20-20

Approaching the midway point of his fourth season, Dave Wannstedt has compiled a 20-20 record as Pitt’s football coach. The hot-seat talk has cooled after the Panthers posted their second win over a top-10 program in six games. Wannstedt is …

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