Pitt can improve without matching last year
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Pitt can improve without matching last year

Panthers face tough schedule to open Narduzzi's second season

Photo: Pitt Coach Pat Narduzzi with his team.

Enthusiasm abounds over Pitt football as a new season approaches under second-year coach Pat Narduzzi. And it’s for good reason.

One point is experience with 16 returning starters, including senior quarterback Nathan Peterman. A veteran QB is always a good starting point, and he is among eight starters each back on offense and defense. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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