Signing day has come and gone, without the fanfare of yesteryear where expectant Pitt fans sat by the computer watching the commitments roll in. The fan base has early signing day to thank for that, and this past Wednesday was a quiet one day because of it.
You could argue that the two biggest commits that Pitt trotted out for the media were new Offensive Coordinator Mark Whipple and new Wide Receivers Coach Chris Beatty. Both of the new coaches were at the LOI event on Wednesday, and both DiPaola and Batko have done a nice job of writing up the Whipple interview.
One of the more interesting quotes to emerge Whipple was the “What’s it going to take to beat Clemson?” question that he asked the quarterbacks. It is a question that is dripping with insinuation, especially during an offseason filled with so much angst and so much promise.
First, Whipple was insinuating that Narduzzi wants to beat Clemson. Well the truth is that everybody wants to beat Clemson, but on the other hand, Pitt does not play Clemson in 2019. So if we read between the lines, we can infer that Pat Narduzzi believes that the team can repeat as Coastal Division champions. And why not? The coastal is shaping up no better in 2019 than it was in 2018. Here is a quick look at the teams: Continue reading “Narduzzi is Actually Better Than Dabo…Kind Of”