Pittsburgh Rumors & News

  • James Conner to be full participant when Pitt practice opens

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi said Monday that running back James Conner will participate fully in practice when the Panthers open Aug. 8. Conner, who was recently declared cancer-free after battling Hodgkin lymphoma, will be fitted with a GPS device to monitor his practice pace and..." July 26

  • 4-star RB Todd Sibley flips commitment from Ohio State to Pitt

    The Score "Four-star running back Todd Sibley announced Wednesday both his decommitment from Ohio State and his new pledge to Pitt. The Akron, Ohio native had spent the past year as a Buckeyes commit before announcing the change. The 5-foot-10 tailback also received scholarship offers from Iowa State,..." June 15

  • Pitt's Whitehead undergoes surgery, sidelined 4-6 weeks

    Cardiac Hill "Deep breaths, folks. I have to admit that when I first saw the news on Friday evening that Pitt sophomore safety Jordan Whitehead was having offseason knee surgery that my initial reaction wasn't all that great. But while he did indeed have some surgery on his left meniscus on Friday, turns out..." June 12

  • Pitt's James Conner tweets he's cancer-free

    Orlando Sentinel "Pittsburgh running back James Conner, who's been battling Hodgkin's lymphoma since December, announced Monday that he is cancer-free. Conner took to Twitter to announce the good news, tweeting out: "God is AMAZING. Just got the call that my body is clean of cancer!!! Been a long road but God..." May 23

  • Pitt RB James Conner completes chemotherapy treatment

    College Football Talk "The college football season may be months away from kicking off, but we already have a good idea what one of the feel-good stories will likely be. That would be the return of Pitt running back James Conner, who continues to battle with cancer, which was diagnosed last fall (Hodgkin lymphoma)...." May 11

  • Pitt QB Chad Voytik transfers to Arkansas State

    Underdog Dynasty "Only two days ago, Underdog Dynasty was reporting that Arkansas State's depth at quarterback had suddenly become dangerously shallow thanks to the departures of James Tabary and Cameron Birse. It appeared that recent Oklahoma transfer Justice Hansen had secured the starting role, if not by talent..." May 08

  • Pat Narduzzi disputes contact ban in Ivy League practices

    The Score "When the Ivy League agreed to eliminate contact from practices, it sent waves throughout the college football community. On Monday, Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi spoke out against it. As a guest on "The Audible," Narduzzi told Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman he disagrees with the new..." March 22

  • UCF QB Bo Schneider transferring to Pitt

    The Score "UCF quarterback Bo Schneider is transferring to Pitt, he announced via Twitter. Schneider, a freshman in 2015, threw for 534 yards, two touchdowns, and seven picks while serving most of the season as the backup pivot. The Dallas native will sit out the 2016 season, per NCAA undergraduate..." March 17

  • Pitt's James Conner participates in spring practice amid cancer treatment

    The Score "Pitt had a pleasant surprise on the first day of spring practice. James Conner was on the field with his teammates and went through some drills Tuesday, a little more than three months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. " March 16

  • Pitt star RB James Conner expected to play in 2016 after cancer diagnosis

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh running back James Conner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December, and the 2014 ACC Player of the Year is back running and working out at the Pitt facility. Coach Pat Narduzzi spoke with ESPN's Jared Shanker and said he expects Conner to be back playing with the Panthers in..." February 06

  • Pittsburgh gets 'five-star pickup' with NCAA waiver for All-ACC DL

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh has surged up into the top five of the ACC rankings, according to the 247Sports Composite, in the last week, but it also added a key piece for 2016 on National Signing Day thanks to a ruling from the NCAA. Defensive lineman Ejuan Price missed all of 2014 with a muscle strain in his..." February 03

  • Pitt linebacker Bradley has surgery, may miss spring practice

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pitt outside linebacker Bam Bradley, who played in all 13 games last season, had shoulder surgery after the season and might miss spring practice, the Tribune-Review has learned. Bradley, a junior, is expected to recover in time for training camp in August. Last season, he started five of..." February 02

  • Report: Juwann Winfree decommits from Pitt

    The Score "Juwann Winfree's roller coaster collegiate career continues. After a season at Coffeyville Community College, the former four-star wide receiver found his way back into the FBS by committing to Pitt in December, only to decommit from the Panthers less than two months later, according to..." February 01

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