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No. 23 Pitt has a chance to prove itself against Clemson

Oct. 21, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

Clemson (4-2, 3-1 ACC) at No. 23 Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Pittsburgh by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 2-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Panthers...

No. 23 Pittsburgh looks to prove itself as Clemson visits

Oct. 21, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett didn't return to Pittsburgh for one last run to launch a dark horse Heisman Trophy campaign. Or to zoom past the likes of Hall of Famer Dan Marino in the school record books. Or to cash in on name, image and likeness deals so he could treat his offensive...

Clemson at No. 23 Pitt highlights ACC action this week

Oct. 21, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 8: GAME OF THE WEEK Clemson (4-2, 3-1) at No. 23 Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0). It marks the first time in the brief series history — it's tied 2-2 — that Clemson will face Pitt on the...

Wake's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett top AP's midyear ACC honors

Oct. 20, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

Wake Forest has turned years of steady winning into a potential breakthrough moment in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Pittsburgh has made a leap behind the rise of quarterback Kenny Pickett. They headline Wednesday's list of midseason honorees in the league from The...

Analysis: At midseason, No. 1 Georgia a rock amid the upsets

Oct. 19, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

There is no defensive revolution in college football this season. Just at Georgia. The dominant defense of the top-ranked Bulldogs has been one of the biggest storylines in the first half of a season that has been highlighted by upsets and...

No. 23 Pitt eyeing lengthy stay in polls as Clemson looms

Oct. 18, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A week ago, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi lamented the lack of attention being paid to the Panthers. “I still don’t see much respect for a 4-1 football team, which is fine,” Narduzzi said before a visit to Virginia Tech. “It’s something...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Blue bloods chasing No. 2 Bearcats

Oct. 18, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

A look at the top of The Associated Press college football poll might produce this reaction: One of these things is not like the other. Cincinnati sits at No. 2 in the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, right behind top-ranked Georgia and ahead of No. 3 Oklahoma,...

AP Top 25: Cincinnati up to No. 2; Purdue snaps poll drought

Oct. 17, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since 2010. The Bulldogs remained a unanimous No. 1 with 63 first-place votes...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Mullen faces scrutiny; No. 2 Iowa upset

Oct. 17, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

In the Southeastern Conference, the coach on the hot seat can change from week to week. Welcome, Dan Mullen. Florida's man had a lot of explaining to do Saturday after the 20th-ranked Gators lost to LSU and last week's coach-in-big-trouble Ed...

Pickett leads Pitt to 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech

Oct. 16, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw two touchdown passes and rushed for a score to lead Pittsburgh to a 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Pickett threw touchdown passes of 8 yards to Gavin Bartholomew and 36 yards to Jared Wayne, and he scored on a...