2014 Pittsburgh Panthers Football Schedule
The Panthers are back for another season of action that is sure to have
everyone talking around town. Be there for all of the highlight-reel runs, spectacular catches and eye-popping throws that
will have you jumping out of your seat on a regular basis. Sure, watching from home is better than nothing, but there is no
comparison with actually being there when the game is on the line late in the fourth quarter. Playing in the ACC, one of the
top conferences in all of college athletics, it's never easy for the Panthers, though they have a talented team that can do
a little bit of everything and definitely have no intention of going quietly as they look to make their move.
you're looking for a bit of top-tier college football, you're definitely in the right spot, as the Pittsburgh Panthers are
once again absolutely filled to the brim with talented playmakers that aren't going to let the team go quietly in the ACC
this season. The big home games this season at Heinz Field are spread out all over the season, though tame against the Iowa
Hawkeyes (Sept. 20), Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) and Georgia Tech (Oct. 23) are all games that will have fans eagerly packing
into the stands to be a part of the action.
But the home games only give you one perspective on the team while seeing
the Panthers on the road will give you a completely different angle on the program. Pittsburgh at Virginia (Oct. 4) will be
one of the most anticipated matchups of the season and Pitt at North Carolina (Nov. 15) will also have plenty of Panthers
fans in the stands, as well as several other big road games a well. Once you're there in the middle of a great matchup loaded
with great fans and unbelievable talent down on the field, you'll be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.
Panthers Football Team Info
The Panthers also have a very rich history of success that has seen them near the top of
the standings quite often, not to plenty of other amazing seasons that have captivated the attention of fans all over the
Steel City. Thanks to a team loaded with promising new recruits and some established upperclassmen who know their way around
the gridiron, this is a team that has all types of potential this season as they look to bring home some big wins. After once
again finishing with an overall winning record in 2013, the Panthers will be looking to take their game to the next level
on their quest to take down some of the best teams in the country this season.
Pittsburgh Panthers Football Experience
it comes to seeing a big game, it doesn't get much better than college football, though that's something that you need to
see for yourself. The NFL is one great way to see a game, but there's something special about watching the best amateur athletes
in the country battle it out on the gridiron. If you've never been out to a prominent game featuring two of the better teams
in college football, you simply have no idea what you've been missing. The Panthers are known for having some of the best
fans in all of college sports, and the passion and energy really comes to life when the Panthers are in the middle of an intense
home game at Heinz Field. Just don't forget to bring your favorite team gear to make sure you show your support as the Panthers
look to make it happen this season.
Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team History
The University of Pittsburgh
Panthers are among the most storied names in the entire NCAA football world. Past Panthers have ended up in the Pro Football
Hall of Fame, like Dan Marino, Tony Dorsett, Mike Ditka, Rickey Jackson and others. The Panthers have won more than 690 games
overall in their illustrious program history, which dates back to 1890, including nine claimed national titles, two conference
titles and even a Heisman winner, establishing a standard of excellence that few teams in the country can match. Additionally,
50 different players have become consensus All-Americans, and you never know when the next all-time great Panther is going
to burst onto the scene.
The Panthers have also had some of the most dominant teams in the history of the sport, including
eight different undefeated seasons and 17 seasons in which they lost just one game. The Panthers have also had a variety of
different Heisman finalists in addition to their lone winner, Tony Dorsett, showing that they're used to have had some of
the very best players in the country over the course of their history. Put it all together and this is a program that has
become an absolute staple of this Steel City campus, making it always a great idea to head out and wave your blue and gold
to show your support.
Pittsburgh Panthers Football Trivia
Did you know that four different Panthers players
have been Heisman finalists in back-to-back seasons?
Starting with Marshall Goldberg and going through Tony Dorsett,
Dan Marino and Bill Fralic, the Panthers have had plenty of unbelievable players, and all four of these guys were Heisman
finalists two years in a row. Out of the four, however, it was only Dorsett to actually win the trophy – a feat that
he accomplished in 1976.
Pittsburgh Panthers Football Fans
The city of Pittsburgh is known for its passion
for sports, and one place where that passion comes together isHeinz Field. Heinz Field is the home of the Pittsburgh Panthers
football team along with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL, making it the backdrop for a bevy of unbelievable football games
each and every season. Be in the stands and you'll feel the electricity of the crowd in a way that you simply can't through
that disappointing little flatscreen. With the Panthers looking to put the final touches on a big win and the crowd eagerly
anticipating an epic finale, it won't be hard to figure out what Panthers football is all about.