Cignetti Officially Offical

Per Borghetti, Narduzzi has hired Cignetti…

Frank Cignetti Jr. Returns to Pitt as Offensive Coordinator

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh native Frank Cignetti Jr., widely respected for his offensive schemes and mentorship of quarterbacks, has been named Pitt’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach by Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi.

Owning more than three decades of experience at both the collegiate and professional levels, this marks Cignetti’s third appointment at Pitt. He began his coaching career as a Panthers graduate assistant on Mike Gottfried’s staff in 1989. From 2009-10, Cignetti was Pitt’s offensive coordinator under Dave Wannstedt.

Cignetti joins Narduzzi’s staff after spending the past two seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Boston College, where he completely revitalized the Eagles’ passing attack. Under his guidance, transfer Phil Jurkovec ranked among the ACC’s top quarterbacks as a first-year starter in 2020.

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