2016 ScheduleAll times ET
With the season about to get rolling, several topics sparked the interest of fans, including the favorite in the league's Coastal Division.
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The 2016 preseason All-ACC team was announced Wednesday, with Clemson and Florida State leading the way.
With running back James Conner back in the fold, Pitt is ready to show off its versatility on offense.
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.
Pitt's Pat Narduzzi on the inspiration the team has drawn from James Connerâs fight against cancer, what he learned in his first year at Pitt & the chance to play Penn State.
Now cancer-free, Pitt running back James Conner is expected to be a full participant when practice opens, according to coach Pat Narduzzi.
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."
The media predicted the 2016 season would play out much like 2015 did, with the Tigers and Tar Heels meeting in the ACC title game.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh vs Villanova Wildcats
Heinz Field - Sat 9/3