2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
1st in ACC - Coastal
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9hAdam Rittenberg

The 13 "next big thing" coaches in college football

These men are rising stars in college football's coaching community, and here is your starting lineup of coordinators who could be running their own programs in the not-so-distant future.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Pat Narduzzi is excited by the idea of lining up James Conner at wide out. Pitt has loads of depth at RB, and Narduzzi said his goal is to get his best players on the field, and Conner's size and hands make him an intriguing option split out wide.


Narduzzi on what he learned in his 1st year

Pitt's Pat Narduzzi on the inspiration the team has drawn from James Conner’s fight against cancer, what he learned in his first year at Pitt & the chance to play Penn State.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi expects James Conner to be full go when fall practice opens Aug. 8. Conner, a cancer survivor, will be fitted with a GPS device to monitor his practice pace and movements to give the staff a better idea about how he is doing during each practice. "We have to slow him down," Narduzzi said. "He won't slow himself down. We just have to monitor him a little bit, make sure we don't wear him out. We have to be smart. You let him go out there for a two-a-day, but you don't have him out there every snap."

Narduzzi expecting same old James Conner (1:12)

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Pitt defensive end Ejuan Blair is listed at 6-foot-0, 250 pounds, which the ACC sacks per game leader said is a lie. He isn't shy about saying he's really 5-11. "I'm short not small."

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi thinks the Penn State game should be played every year. He also confesses that James Franklin is a better golfer than him.

ESPN Stats & Info

Seminoles projected as ACC favorites

Florida State has a 45 percent chance to win the ACC, according to ESPN's Football Power Index. Atlantic Division foe Clemson is given a 32 percent chance to win the conference.

Team Stats

Passing Yards195.195th
Rushing Yards186.049th
Points For28.372nd
Points Against24.6Tied-49th

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