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Long snapper's jersey number draws flags

Updated: September 10, 2002, 8:32 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- A jersey number randomly assigned to a Pittsburgh walk-on center may have cost the Panthers a possible upset victory over Texas A&M (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP).

After talking with Big East Conference administrators, coach Walt Harris said long snapper Jonathan Sitter's No. 91 resulted in the Panthers twice being flagged for illegal shift penalties on extra-point attempts in the 14-12 loss Saturday.

Following Rod Rutherford's short touchdown run early in ...

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