Some luster came off the event since offensive tackle Jeff Otah did not participate due to a sore ankle, but eight former Panthers football players still had their hopes for playing professional football buoyed by their performances at Pitt's Pro Day Monday at the UPMC Sports Complex.
March 24, 2008
One area Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt wanted to get solidified was the offensive line, and it appeared as though that group came closer to reaching that goal when fifth-year senior Mike McGlynn called for the second-team offense to huddle around him to prepare for the dime defense drill late at Sunday afternoon's training camp practice.
August 19, 2007
Entering the second year of the Dave Wannstedt era, the Panthers began to build momentum during the late part of last season. The team possesses a pair of first round choices from the defensive side of the ball and also offer potential on offense.
September 5, 2006
The University of Pittsburgh has received a lot of press recently, as they are entrenched in a soap opera surrounding the future of Head Coach Walt Harris. Regardless of what happens with Walt Harris, the rest of the Panthers staff continues to do their jobs. The Panthers have landed their second verbal commitment in as many days.
December 11, 2004
Despite a Continental Bowl berth and a strong 2003 season, Pittsburgh coach Walt Harris was one of the big losers on national signing day.<br><br> Oh sure, the Panthers inked 22 new recruits in what still might be the best recruiting class of the remaining Big East teams, but the 2004 recruiting class will always be remembered for the five defectors -- namely the five recruits that broke verbal commitments to Pitt at the last minute to go elsewhere.
February 8, 2004