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  1. Five things we learned: Pitt 28, Notre Dame 21

    Nov 10, 2013, 2:57 AM EST

    Notre Dame v Pittsburgh

    After looking like a program that had gotten past the maddening inconsistencies of years gone by, Notre Dame’s 28-21 loss to Pittsburgh awoke all the wrong kinds of echoes on Saturday night. Done in by red zone mishaps and maddening inconsistency, the disappointing loss erased any hope for a BCS bid and ripped at scar…

  2. Live Blog: Notre Dame vs. Pitt

    Nov 9, 2013, 6:33 PM EST

    USA TODAY Sports

    With the Irish sitting at 7-2 after nine games, a win against Pitt would guarantee Notre Dame four consecutive eight win seasons for the first time in 20 years. That’s a stat Irish fans should let sink in for a bit. Twenty years. After Lou Holtz won 40 games over the 1990-93 seasons, the Irish…

  3. Pitt Mailbag

    Nov 8, 2013, 2:42 AM EST

    Moshood Adeniji, Stephon Tuitt

    Let’s get to it. NotreDan: How does the defensive scheme have to change with all of the injuries we have suffered? Can scheme even compensate? Have you heard anything from inside channels about this? I think a different head coach and coordinator might be more prone to tweak scheme. But that hasn’t been Brian Kelly’s MO,…

  4. And in that corner… The Pittsburgh Panthers

    Nov 6, 2013, 10:58 AM EST

    Quayshawn Nealy, Devin Street

    One year after an underwhelming Pitt team came into Notre Dame Stadium and nearly ended the Irish’s dream season early, Paul Chryst‘s squad once again has the Irish in their sights. An up and down season could be kickstarted by a victory over Notre Dame. It’s been a mixed back for the Panthers this season.…

  5. Five things we learned: Notre Dame 15, Pitt 12

    Sep 24, 2011, 6:00 PM EST

    Gang tackle Pitt

    The recipe for disaster was there. Eight penalties for 85 yards. Another lost turnover battle, 2-0. Drive killing mistakes. But Saturday turned out differently, with Notre Dame beating Pittsburgh 15-12 thanks to a great fourth quarter drive by Tommy Rees, who up until that point was held captive by a blitzing Panthers defense. It was…

  6. Live blog: Notre Dame vs. Pitt

    Sep 24, 2011, 11:17 AM EST

    aaron lynch Sack

    With an early kickoff today, enjoy a late breakfast and a live blog with us as Notre Dame battles for a chance to get back to even on the season, with hopes of beginning their first winning streak of the year. Some relatively big news broke yesterday when Pitt announced senior guard Chris Jacobson, the…

  7. And in that corner… The Pitt Panthers

    Sep 21, 2011, 7:30 AM EST

    Floyd Pitt

    For the first time in more than half a decade, the Irish will prepare to take on a Pittsburgh team that doesn’t feature Dave Wannstedt on the sidelines. Kicked to the curb after winning 27 games over the last three seasons, the Pitt brass finally tired of the Wannstedt era, known for it’s inability to…

  8. Tuesdays with BK: Moving on to Pitt

    Sep 20, 2011, 3:32 PM EST

    Brian Kelly spring ball

    With a win against Michigan State in the rearview mirror, the Irish and head coach Brian Kelly move on to Pittsburgh and Todd Graham, who put himself on the map last year when his Tulsa team can to Notre Dame and shocked the Irish 28-27 last October. The win propelled a Tulsa team that was 4-3…

  9. Opponent preview: Pittsburgh

    Aug 27, 2011, 11:15 AM EST

    brandon-lindsey

    This is the fourth of twelve opponent previews, profiling Notre Dame’s 2011 opponents. you can also read previews of South Florida, Michigan, and Michigan State. The Overview: It was an offseason to forget for Pitt fans. After six seasons coaching at his alma mater, Dave Wannstedt was dismissed before the Panthers’ bowl game by athletic…

  10. Report: Former Irish assistant Haywood takes Pitt job

    Dec 15, 2010, 7:43 PM EST

    Haywood

    ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that former Notre Dame offensive coordinator Mike Haywood is taking over the Pitt football program. Haywood would replace Dave Wannstedt, who was asked to resign after six seasons. Haywood played at Notre Dame and joined the inaugural coaching staff of Charlie Weis, coaching both running backs and coordinating the offense…