Pitt Spring Football Photos V

The Pitt football team has one more spring practice this week with a 10 a.m. session Saturday at the UMPC Sports Complex outdoor turf if it doesn't rain.

Panther Digest Senior Correspondent Denise Grdnic provides the following photos from recent Pittsburgh practices:

Pitt's veteran coaching assistant and team ambassador, Bob Junko, making sure everything runs smoothly for recruits.

Linebackers coach Bernard Clark and defensive line coach Greg Gattuso working together.

Running backs coach David Walker and head coach Dave Wannstedt.

The defensive line waits for the next practice drill.

Redshirt junior fullback Henry Hynoski.

Saheed Imoru, Dan Mason, Max Gruder and Greg Williams, left to right, on Pitt's defense.

Defensive end Jabaal Sheard has improved a great deal physically since his freshman season.

Strength and conditioning assistant coach James Smith walks the walk while he talks the talk.

Center Jack Lippert and quarterback Pat Bostick get ready for more second-team reps.

The Panthers hope to return to playing a "Mad Dog'' attacking defense.

Fifth-year senior CB Ricky Gary misses crucial spring practices after shoulder surgery.

Coach Tony Wise has been an excellent teacher for Pitt's young O-linemen.

Fifth-year senior DE Greg Romeus and redshirt junior DT Chas Alecxih.

Redshirt junior DT Myles Caragein and senior DE Jabaal Sheard.

Redshirt sophomore OGs Ryan Turnley and Fernando Diaz working on hand-to-hand combat.

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