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1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.

1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 20
1974 record7–4
Head coachJohnny Majors (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorGeorge Haffner (2nd season)
Offensive schemeI formation with variations
Defensive coordinatorJackie Sherrill (2nd season)
Base defense5–3
Home stadiumPitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 14at Florida StateNo. 13W 9–6
September 21at Georgia TechNo. 15W 27–17
September 28No. 18 USCNo. 8L 7–16
Sat. Oct. 5at North CarolinaL 29–45
October 12West Virginia
W 31–14
October 19Boston College
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 35–11
October 26at NavyW 33–11
November 2at SyracuseW 21–13
Sat. Nov. 9TempleNo. 19
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 35–24
November 16at No. 5 Notre DameNo. 17L 10–14
November 23No. 10 Penn StateNo. 18
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
ABCL 10–31
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Coaching staffEdit

1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Johnny Majors – Head Coach
  • Jackie Sherrill – Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
  • George Haffner – Offensive Coordinator
  • Joe Avezzano – Offensive Line
  • Jim Dyar – Defensive Line
  • Larry Holton – Defensive Assistant
  • Harry Jones – Offensive Backs
  • Bob Leahy – Junior Varsity Coach
  • Joe Madden – Defensive Secondary
  • Bob Roper – Receivers
  • Bob Matey – Junior Varsity Assistant
  • Keith Schroeder – Scouting
  Support Staff
  • Albert Smith – Executive Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Henry Lee Parker – Coordinator of Recruiting
  Strength and Conditioning Staff

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Gary Burley Defensive end 3 55 Cincinnati Bengals
Mike Bulino Defensive back 17 424 Kansas City Chiefs

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ReferencesEdit