Pass first Pitt? Panthers believe the big play is back

Football 04/13/19, 16:29

Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett took the snap, looked to his right and heaved the ball toward the corner of the end zone. When wide receiver Tre Tipton outwrestled a teammate for a 22-yard touchdown, Pickett and Tipton reunited at the goal line and celebrated with an intricate and deftly executed ...

No. 2 Clemson clobbers Pitt 42-10 for 4th straight ACC title

Football 12/01/18, 23:41

Travis Etienne ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns, Trevor Lawrence threw two short scoring passes to Tee Higgins and No. 2 Clemson beat Pitt 42-10 on Saturday night to become the first team to win four straight Atlantic Coast Conference championships.Clemson (13-0, CFP No. 2) is expected to face ...

He’ll manage; Pitt’s Pickett focused on wins, not stats

Football 11/26/18, 14:56

Kenny Pickett isn't offended by the term "game manager." Last the Pittsburgh sophomore checked, the phrase isn't an insult but a job description."Every quarterback needs to manage the game first," Pickett said.Pickett's pre-snap checklist is lengthy. Is the protection right? Does he need to audible? Are the other 10 guys ...

Miami wins regular-season finale, tops No. 24 Pitt 24-3

Football 11/24/18, 18:55

Travis Homer rushed for 168 yards and a long touchdown, DeeJay Dallas ran back a punt for one of his two scores and Miami closed its regular season by knocking off No. 24 Pittsburgh 24-3 on Saturday.Dallas also had a rushing touchdown for the Hurricanes (7-5, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).Homer ...

Pitt clinches 1st ACC title game berth by beating Wake 34-13

Football 11/17/18, 15:10

Kenny Pickett threw a career-best three touchdown passes, all in the second half, and Pittsburgh beat Wake Forest 34-13 on Saturday to clinch its first berth in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.Pickett finished 23 of 30 for a career-high 316 yards with scoring passes of 4 yards to Rafael ...

No. 13 UCF expects stern test against Pittsburgh

Football 09/28/18, 18:10

No. 13 UCF expects a stern test against Pittsburgh, which has had a knack for upsetting teams with hopes of making the College Football Playoff.The Panthers surprised eventual national champion Clemson on the road two years ago. They ended a disappointing 2017 season by knocking off unbeaten Miami, which had ...

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