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Defense has never been an issue for the Hurricanes, but they finished last year with an underwhelming 6-7 record thanks to a sluggish offense that averaged just 22.6 points per game. Gabbert will struggle mightily against a stacked Pitt secondary as the Panthers take care of business in their home opener. Pitt has also had a history of pulling upsets in recent years. The Yellow Jackets were due for a rough year in 2019 after switching from long-time head coach Paul Johnson’s patented triple-option to the scheme of new coach Geoff Collins. Seasons: 116 (1905 to 2020) Record (W-L-T): 686-489-37 … Get the latest official stats for the Pittsburgh Panthers. It’s one of the few areas that Clark Lea’s unit has not excelled in this year. There’s no way Pitt could possibly beat them. The jury is still out on offensive coordinator Mark Whipple’s pass-happy system that saw the Panthers average a pitiful 21.2 points per game last season — 114th out of 130 FBS teams.

Lea will have his defense locked in tomorrow and ready to shut down the Panther offense. Pitt wins at Heinz Field to stretch its win streak to four games. 2020 Pittsburgh Panthers football. Notre Dame WR Braden Lenzy Out For Mutliple Weeks, Trevor Lawrence Tests Positive for COVID, Status for Notre Dame in Doubt, Notre Dame Football Injury News & Updates, Frankie V’s Prediction: Notre Dame Looks to Continue Louisville’s Struggles. [4]The following year, he rushed for 181 yards on 22 carries in a 31-10 victory as No. 3–4 (2–4 ACC) Head coach. In 2018 the Panthers almost ruined Notre Dame’s perfect season. They’ve had Duke’s number since joining the ACC, beating them in six of seven meetings. Frankie V’s Prediction: Can Notre Dame Ignore Distractions on Road in Atlanta? The Blue Devils went 5-7 last season and aren’t expected to improve drastically in 2020. 11 Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, en route to an undefeated season and a national championship. Pitt hasn’t had a 100-yard rusher so far this year and has been relatively one dimensional through their first six games of the year. Maybe not, but Notre Dame will have success running the football. Created by our advertising software OpenX.

[1][2][3], The ACC released their schedule on July 29, with specific dates selected on August 6. If the Panthers fall to them at home, Narduzzi should be fired before he gets off the field. [2], The series has featured several memorable games. Notre Dame leads the series 49–21–1. Will Notre Dame run for over 200 yards again this weekend? View the full team roster and stat leaders for the 2020 NCAAF season on CBS Sports. They beat Central Michigan last season to win the highly competitive Mid-American Conference and finished with an 8-6 overall record. Plus, in the same way that Pitt has made a habit of beating Duke, Miami has consistently gotten the better of the Panthers, maintaining a 5-2 series advantage in ACC play. Everyone knows the story of the 2012 game. UHND.com is a fan run Notre Dame Football, Recruiting, and Basketball website that is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by the University of Notre Dame. This is Pitt's eighth season as a member of the ACC. But the Panthers are no strangers to playing the role of spoiler, and they’ll utilize a little Heinz Field magic to beat a top opponent for the second straight season. ", "NBC extends ND football deal through 2025", NCAA orders Notre Dame Fighting Irish to vacate wins from 2012, 2013 seasons, Boston College–Harvard (men's basketball), Kentucky–North Carolina (men's basketball), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Notre_Dame–Pittsburgh_football_rivalry&oldid=986584394, College football rivalries in the United States, Articles needing additional references from May 2020, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from November 2016, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 19:32.