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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pitt names QB Chad Voytik starter

By ESPN.com staff

PITTSBURGH -- Chad Voytik will be the starting quarterback for Pitt when opens the season on Aug. 30 against Delaware.

Coach Paul Chryst officially announced Voytik as the starter on Thursday after watching Voytik separate himself from Trey Anderson during the two-plus weeks of training camp.

Voytik took all the snaps with the first string during camp and impressed Chryst with Voytik's preparation.

"I think he's proud, and he should be, of the work he's done," Chryst said of Voytik.

The sophomore played in three games for Pitt last fall, including the entire second half in a 30-27 victory over Bowling Green in the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl. He appeared to have the job locked down after a solid spring but Chryst wanted to get a fuller picture of Voytik's development before making a final decision.

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