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A Look Into How Former Pitt Stars Fared In the course of the 2022 NFL Common Season



The 2022 NFL common season has come to an finish, and Pitt has gamers on 5 completely different groups going to the playoffs.

And there are former Pitt stars serving as starters at nearly each place throughout the league. Pitt’s presence within the NFL was on full show this season, so let’s check out how all of them did.

Kenny Pickett — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback

13 video games – 245-of-389 move makes an attempt (63%) for two,404 yards 7 touchdowns and 9 interceptions, 55 carries for 237 yards (4.3 yards per try) with three touchdowns.

James Conner — Arizona Cardinals operating again

13 video games – 183 carries for 782 yards (4.3 yards per carry) and 7 touchdowns, 46 receptions for 300 yards (6.5 yards per catch) and a landing.

Damar Hamlin — Buffalo Payments security

15 video games – 91 tackles (63 solo), six tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two move breakups and a compelled fumble.

Dane Jackson — Buffalo Payments cornerback

15 video games – 57 tackles (49 solo), one deal with for loss, two interceptions, 12 move breakups and a compelled fumble.

Tyler Boyd — Cincinnati Bengals broad receiver

16 video games – 58 receptions for 762 yards (13.1 yards per reception) and 5 touchdowns.

Damarri Mathis — Denver Broncos cornerback

16 video games – 65 tackles (54 solo), one deal with for loss and 7 move breakups.

Ok’Waun Williams — Denver Broncos cornerback

14 video games – 44 tackles (30 solo), two tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and 4 move breakups.

Aaron Donald — Los Angeles Rams defensive deal with

11 video games — 49 tackles (27 solo), 10 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, two move breakups, a compelled fumble and a restoration.

Brian O’Neill — Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman

16 video games — 100% of snaps on offensive line (damage in Week 17).

Jason Pinnock — New York Giants cornerback

14 video games – 41 tackles (34 solo), two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, three move breakups, a compelled fumble and a restoration.

Jordan Whitehead — New York Jets security

17 video games – 89 tackles (58 solo), 4 tackles for loss, two interceptions and eight move breakups.

Avonte Maddox — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback

9 video games – 43 tackles (28 solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, an interception, three move breakups, three compelled fumbles and a restoration.

Rashad Weaver — Tennessee Titans defensive finish

16 video games – 27 tackles (18 solo), seven tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, six move breakups, two compelled fumbles and a restoration.

Andy Lee — Arizona Cardinals punter

17 video games – 67 punts, 47.1 yards per punt, 18 punts contained in the 20 and an extended of 65 yards.

Jimmy Morrissey — Houston Texans offensive lineman

8 video games – reserve snaps on the offensive line.

Nathan Peterman — Chicago Bears quarterbacks

3 video games – 14-of-25 move makes an attempt (56%) for 139 yards with a landing and an interception.

Patrick Jones II — Minnesota Vikings defensive finish

16 video games – 27 tackles (16 solo), eight tackles for loss and 4 sacks.

Cal Adomitis — Cincinnati Bengals lengthy snapper

15 video games — two tackles (one solo).

Pitt NFL Roster

QB – Kenny Pickett

RB – James Conner

WR – Tyler Boyd

TE – Lucas Krull (New Orleans Saints PS)

OL – Brian O’Neill

IOL – Jimmy Morrissey

DE – Patrick Jones II

DL – Aaron Donald

OLB – Rashad Weaver

S – Damar Hamlin

S – Jordan Whitehead

CB – Dane Jackson / Avonte Maddox / Jason Pinnock

CB – Ok’Waun Williams / Damarri Mathis

P – Andy Lee

LS – Cal Adomitis


Pitt Named Considered one of Seth Greenberg’s Groups of the Week, Blake Hinson Gamers of the Week



The Pitt Panthers put the ACC on discover this previous week and garnered the eye of nationwide retailers. 

On Monday, the pinnacle coach Jeff Capel was named Coach of the Week by ESPN’s Jeff Bozello. ESPN School Basketball Analyst Seth Greenberg named the Panthers one in all his 5 groups of the week. Greenberg positioned Pitt alongside Creighton (13-8, 7-3 Huge East), and three Huge 12 groups in Baylor (16-5, 5-3 Huge 12), Oklahoma (12-9, 2-6 Huge 12) and West Virginia (13-8, 2-6 Huge 12). 

Pitt completed the week 2-0, breaking a five-way tie for third place within the ACC. The Panthers defeated Wake Forest 81-79 and shot 18-of-27 (49%) from three-point land. Capel’s squad totaled 22 assists and three blocks, as soon as main by 15 earlier than holding on in opposition to the Demon Deacons within the closing possessions. 

Saturday’s Miami recreation in entrance of 12,508 followers was the Panthers’ first sellout since 2019 – when Zion Williamson and Duke performed on the Pete – as Pitt rallied from eight factors all the way down to defeat the Hurricanes 71-68. Trailing 68-60, the Panthers closed on an 11-0 run and went forward following a Jamarius Burton steal and Blake Hinson tip-in basket by way of site visitors that bounced the Panthers’ manner. 

Greenberg named Hinson as a member of his five-member Gamers of the Week after posting 24 factors on 8-of-14 subject targets, all from behind the arc, in 33 minutes in opposition to Wake Forest. Hinson’s eight triples tied for probably the most in program historical past. 

Hinson began within the Panthers’ win over Miami, scoring a game-high 21 factors together with the game-winning tip, and grabbing eight rebounds in 36 minutes. He particularly carried out nicely within the second half, scoring two-thirds of his factors (14) and posting 5 rebounds and two blocks. Hinson knocked down a essential three to chop the deficit to a few, 68-65, with a hand in his face and supply the chance to clinch the comeback.

The junior ahead is averaging 16.2 factors and 6.5 rebounds this season, beginning all 22 of Pitt’s video games. Greenberg chosen Hinson, NC State ahead D.J. Burns, Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther, Tennessee guard Zakai Zeigler, and potential Participant of the 12 months ahead Zach Edy of Purdue as his Gamers of the Week.

The Panthers battle North Carolina (15-6, 7-3 ACC) Wednesday from Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. UNC sits immediately behind Pitt in fourth place.

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Pitt’s Full 2023 Soccer Schedule Launched



The 2023 soccer season continues to be about seven months away, however the schedule is now set. So, let’s check out who Pitt is enjoying and when all these video games are scheduled.

Pitt will probably be at house to kick off its season in opposition to Wofford on Sept. 2, will use Week 6 as its bye week and conclude the season in opposition to Duke on Nov. 25.

Pitt’s non-conference schedule kicks off with a program-first matchup in opposition to Wofford earlier than internet hosting Cincinnati and touring to West Virginia — a brand new Huge 12 gauntlet.

The ultimate non-conference sport is not going to happen till November when Pitt will journey to South Bend, Indiana to tackle Notre Dame.

Pitt opens ACC play at house in opposition to North Carolina, enjoying a uncommon weekend sport in opposition to the Tar Heels, and can then journey to Lane Stadium in Blacksburg to play Virginia Tech.

After a Week 6 bye, Pitt resumes play at house in opposition to Louisville earlier than hitting the street to play Wake Forest and Notre Dame in back-to-back weeks. It doesn’t get any simpler at Pitt returns house to host Florida State both.

Pitt ends the season with Syracuse (at Yankee Stadium within the Bronx, no much less), Boston School (on a Thursday) and Duke.

2023 Pitt Schedule

Week 1: Saturday, Sept. 2 – Wofford at Acrisure Stadium

Week 2: Saturday, Sept. 9 – Cincinnati at Acrisure Stadium

Week 3: Saturday, Sept. 16 — West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium

Week 4: Saturday, Sept. 23 – North Carolina at Acrisure Stadium

Week 5: Saturday, Sept. 30 — Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium

Week 6: Saturday, Oct. 7 – Bye Week

Week 7: Saturday, Oct. 14 – Louisville at Acrisure Stadium

Week 8: Saturday, Oct. 21 – Wake Forest at Truist Stadium

Week 9: Saturday, Oct. 28 – Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium

Week 10: Saturday, Nov. 4 – Florida State at Acrisure Stadium

Week 11: Saturday, Nov. 11 – Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

Week 12: Thursday, Nov. 16 – Boston School at Acrisure Stadium

Week 13: Saturday, Nov. 25 – Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium

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Pitt 2023 Blue-Gold Spring Recreation Introduced for April 15



The annual Blue-Gold Spring Recreation is the primary probability to see how Pitt’s new group appears to be like each season, and as such, it’s a well-liked occasion.

The 2023 Blue-Gold Spring Recreation might be no completely different, and the date and time have formally been set. The sport will kickoff at Acrisure Stadium at 1 p.m. on April, 15.

Pitt’s spring practices will start in late February or early March, with 15 practices on the schedule to organize for the spring recreation. Pat Narduzzi’s squad may have just a few key positions to guage, particularly at quarterback, large receiver and within the secondary.

The Ed Conway Award, given to probably the most improved offensive and defensive gamers all through the spring, might be awarded on the day of the spring recreation.

Pitt has had its 2023 recreation in opposition to Syracuse scheduled for Nov. 11 at Yankee Stadium within the Bronx, and the remainder of its 2023 schedule might be launched at 7 p.m. on ACC Community.

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