Pittsburgh Rumors & News

  • Pitt's Max Browne: I 'got the short end of the stick' at USC

    Fox Sports "When Max Browne committed to play for USC, the Trojans were the No. 1 team in the country. It seemed like the ideal time for the Seattle kid, who was ranked as the nation’s No. 1 quarterback prospect in the 2013 recruiting class. However, it didn’t take long for things to tumble off course for the..." April 10

  • James Conner receives clean scan before NFL Combine

    Larry Brown Sports "James Conner — and NFL teams interested in him — received good news on Thursday. The former Pitt fullback received a clean scan, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Conner announced in Dec. 2015 that he had been diagnoses with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He went through chemotherapy, completing the..." February 24

  • Jackson rushes Northwestern to win at Pinstripe Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Justin Jackson didn't realize he was closing in on the record for most yards rushing in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Nor did he care. Northwestern's junior running back ran for 224 yards, three shy of the record, leading the Wildcats to a 31-24 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers..." December 28

  • Graduate transfer QB Max Browne headed to Pitt

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "One day after losing its offensive coordinator, Pitt might have the next leader of its offense in place. No, not from the sideline, but on the field. Not a coach, but a quarterback. Max Browne, a graduate transfer from Pac-12 Conference power Southern California, announced Thursday afternoon on..." December 15

  • Pitt's Matt Canada nearing agreement to become LSU's offensive coordinator, sources say

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU is zeroing in on Pittsburgh's Matt Canada as its next offensive coordinator and an agreement could be reached as early as Tuesday, two sources with knowledge of the situation told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Monday night. Canada has emerged as the leading candidate and is scheduled to..." December 13

  • Pittsburgh star RB James Conner declares for NFL draft

    USA Today "Star Pittsburgh running back James Conner, who overcame Hodkgin's lymphoma to return to the field, will give up his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Conner finishes his Panthers career with 3,701 yards on 660 carries for 52 touchdowns. Conner missed most of the 2015 season after..." December 10

  • Pittsburgh outlasts Syracuse in historic shootout

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Nathan Peterman threw four touchdown passes and rushed for another touchdown to lead Pittsburgh to a 76-61 win over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. The contest marked the highest-scoring affair in Atlantic Coast Conference history with 137 points in a game. The fast-paced..." November 26

  • Peterman, Connor lead Pitt to rout of Duke

    The Sports Xchange "Nathan Peterman threw three touchdown passes and running back James Conner rushed for two touchdowns as Pittsburgh built off its major upset from a week earlier by whipping visiting Duke 56-14 on Saturday at Heinz Field The Panthers (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored two touchdowns..." November 19

  • Pitt shocks No. 2 Clemson on late FG

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Blewitt didn't blow it. Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt kicked a 48-yard field goal with six seconds remaining as the Panthers stunned No. 2 Clemson 43-42 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, knocking the Tigers from the ranks of the unbeaten and damaging their hopes for..." November 12

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