The Week in Review 1/26/2019

The Week in Review 1/26/2019

Monday, January 20th:  Literally nothing happened.  Grade:  Incomplete

Tuesday, January 21st:  Former Pitt Football Coach Todd Graham was named head coach at Hawaii.  Predictably this brought many a “I guess Penny has family in Honolulu” jokes forth from the Pitt faithful.  And those jokes were not unjustified.  It also brought forth this, which I personally happen to prefer:

Grade:  C.  This has absolutely no bearing on Pitt sports whatsoever, but it’s always fun to make a joke at Fraud Graham’s expense. Continue reading “The Week in Review 1/26/2019”

New Strength Coach Officially Announced

Four things:

  1.  He’s real:  ” I take great pride in being from the Rust Belt”
  2.  He develops WR’s and DL, so that kinda fits what we want to do:  “As part of the Buccaneers staff this past season, Stacchiotti helped oversee the physical development of three Pro Bowlers: outside linebacker Shaq Barrett (who led the NFL with 19.5 sacks) and wide receivers Mike Evans and Chris Godwin.”
  3. He’s got a Pitt tie:  “We also got tremendous feedback from a number of Tampa Bay players, including (former Pitt safety) Jordan Whitehead”
  4. He’s an Italian from Youngstown so Narduzzi and his dad are probably cousins or something.

Hail to Pitt

Per the Pitt SID: Continue reading “New Strength Coach Officially Announced”

Free Basketball Tickets (& meet the Football Team)

Per the Pitt Sports Information Department:

Members of the Pitt football team will participate in the Dollar Energy Fund’s annual “Cool Down for Warmth” in Market Square on Friday from 12 to 1 p.m.

The Panthers will help build awareness for families in our region who are at risk of a utility service termination. The event features a 1,000 square-foot ice house, replicating the temperature that at-risk families and limited-income households are exposed to without utility assistance.

Anticipated player participants include: RB Israel Abanikanda, WR Jordan Addison, LS Cal Adomitis, OL Brian Burgess, LB/WR Solomon DeShields, PK Cameron Guess, LB Jack Hansberry, OL Bryce Hargrove, WR Aydin Henningham, DL Patrick Jones II, OL Jake Kradel, TE Lucas Krull, DB Buddy Mack, OC Jimmy Morrissey, TE Thomas Nealis, OL Dakota Peters, QB Kenny Pickett, LB AJ Roberts, LB Albert Tucker and QB Joey Yellen.

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Now on to the free basketball tickets Continue reading “Free Basketball Tickets (& meet the Football Team)”