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  1. Season recap: Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH PANTHERS Record: 6-6, 4-3 Big East The Panthers were anything but high octane this season. But Pitt is going back to a bowl game, and coach Todd Graham will take that in his first season -- even if his offense failed to live up to ex...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  2. Midseason report: Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH PANTHERS Record: 3-3 (1-1, Big East) New coach Todd Graham brought plenty of excitement with him when he took over at Pitt, promising an exciting, hurry-up offense sure to put plenty of points up on the board. But the best thing abou...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  3. Heart of the City: Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    We're taking a closer look at city schools in college football. Our definition of a city school is one that competes in the same city/market as an NFL franchise. The Big East has a few of them. Let's examine the Pittsburgh Panthers School: Pittsbu...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  4. Bearcats punter makes annual 'Freaks' list

    Brian Bennett

    When I attempted -- rather pathetically -- to go through Cincinnati's winter workout program earlier this year, I joked to the strength coaches that maybe I could at least do as well as a punter. They shook their heads and told me I had a long way to...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  5. Pittsburgh Panthers spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2010 overall record: 8-5 2010 conference record: 5-2, T-1st in Big East Returning starters: Offense: 6, defense: 8, punter/kicker: 0 Top returners: DE Brandon Lindsey, RB Ray Graham, QB Tino Sunseri, WR Mike Shanahan, DT Chas Alexcih, ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  6. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    There's cautious optimism for better things from the Big East this season. Clearing the bar set in 2010 won't be difficult.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  7. Q&A with Pitt coach Todd Graham, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    The Pittsburgh Panthers open up spring practice Tuesday under first-year head coach Todd Graham. I had a chance to catch up with Graham recently to preview the spring. Here is Part I of our conversation: When we last spoke, you had just been hired...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  8. Schedule analysis: Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    Since I had a lot of Louisville content on Tuesday and again Wednesday, I'm skipping the Cardinals in the schedule analysis series for now. (Don't worry, Cards fans. We'll get back to you). So let's move ahead instead to Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Pan...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  9. Todd Graham completes Pitt staff

    Brian Bennett

    New Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Todd Graham finished hiring members of the coaching staff Wednesday by announcing that Randall McCray will be joining the team as safeties coach and special teams coordinator. A 20-year coaching veteran, McCray w...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  10. Pittsburgh recruiting analysis

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH PANTHERS The class 2011 signees: 20 Top prospects: Outside linebacker Nicholas Grigsby has the speed and range to make plays, though not the bulk yet. Malcolm Crockett has good size and strength for a running back. Sam Collura loo...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  11. Midseason review: Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh Panthers Record: 2-3 (0-0 Big East) There is no more disappointing team in the Big East -- and few are more disappointing nationally -- through the season's first half than Pittsburgh. The Panthers were coming off 19 wins the past...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  12. Big East littered with great running backs

    Brian Bennett

    With a wealth of talent returning to Big East backfields, expect more handoffs this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  13. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    With several stars back on campus and conference depth improving, the Big East's immediate future looks strong.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  14. Romeus primed to improve draft stock

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH -- When Greg Romeus watches film of himself from last season, he says he sees all kinds of mistakes. Poor technique, bad footwork, not finishing off plays -- those things all jump out at him. And remember, he is the reigning Big East co...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  15. Pittsburgh Panthers season recap

    Brian Bennett

    The view on Pittsburgh has changed drastically since Thanksgiving. On Turkey Day, the Panthers stood at 9-1, were ranked in the Top 10 and had a Big East title in their sights. The next night, they got upended by a last-second field goal at West V...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  16. Enigmatic Pitt shows good and bad sides in UConn win

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh quarterback Bill Stull could only chuckle when asked why his team goes through such wild momentum swings. "That's just the way we work," Stull said. "It's never going to be easy or exa...

    Blog | October 10, 2009