Pitt's OL Versus DL Videos

Among the more interesting Pitt football drills this spring is one where a defensive lineman is matched against an offensive lineman for a one-on-one battle.

Here are some short videos of each individual matchup. The Pittsburgh O-linemen want to stress that this primarily is an advantage for the D-line. Turn up the volume to hear instruction as well.


Redshirt freshman offensive guard Ryan Schlieper (76) versus fifth-year senior defensive tackle Ty Tkach (45)


Redshirt freshman center Jack Lippert (72) versus redshirt freshman defensive tackle Tyrone Ezell (50)


Redshirt freshman offensive guard Fernando Diaz (62) versus redshirt junior defensive tackle Myles Caragein (94)


Fifth-year senior center Alex Karabin (61) versus Caragein


Redshirt junior offensive guard Greg Gaskins (60) versus redshirt freshman defensive tackle Tyrone Ezell (50)


Redshirt freshman Juantez Hollins (70) versus redshirt sophomore defensive end Shayne Hale (46)


Redshirt freshman offensive tackle Cory King (78) versus redshirt freshman defensive tackle Bernardo Nunez (51)


For the second time, Schlieper (76) versus Tkach (45)


Redshirt sophomore offensive guard Ryan Turnley (75) versus redshirt junior defensive tackle Justin Hargrove (96)


Diaz versus Caragein go at it once again


Gaskins versus Tkach


Redshirt junior offensive guard Chris Jacobson (54) versus Alecxih


King versus Hargrove


Lippert versus Ezell for an encore


Lucas Nix versus Brandon Lindsey (35)


Fifth-year senior offensive tackle Jason Pinkston (77) versus fifth-year senior defensive end Nate Nix (44)


Turnley versus Alecxih


The second time's a charm for Gaskins versus Ezell


Redshirt junior offensive tackle Jordan Gibbs (68) versus Nunez


Lucas Nix versus Hale


Coleman versus Diaz


Diaz versus Hargrove


Gaskins versus Alecxih


Third times a charm for Gaskins versus Ezell


Hollins versus Nate Nix


Pinkston versus Lindsey


Thrice as nice for Schlieper versus Tkach


Turnley versus Tkach

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