1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #20
1974 record 7–4
Head coach Johnny Majors (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator George Haffner (2nd year)
Offensive scheme I with variations
Defensive coordinator Jackie Sherrill (2nd year)
Base defense 5-3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1973 1975 »

The 1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1974 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
Sat. Sep. 14 at Florida State #13 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 9–6  
Sat. Sep. 21 at Georgia Tech #15 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 27–17  
Sat. Sep. 28 #18 USC #8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 7–16  
Sat. Oct. 5 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 29–45  
Sat. Oct. 12 West Virginia Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) W 31–14  
Sat. Oct. 19 Boston College Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–11  
Sat. Oct. 26 at Navy Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 33–11  
Sat. Nov. 2 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) W 21–13  
Sat. Nov. 9 Temple #19 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–24  
Sat. Nov. 16 at #5 Notre Dame #17 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 10–14  
Sat. Nov. 23 #10 Penn State #18 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 10–31  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

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 NFL[edit]

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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