1992 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1992 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Big East
1992 record 3–9 (1–3 Big East)
Head coach Paul Hackett (3rd year)
Sal Sunseri (interim)
Offensive coordinator Bill Meyers (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple Pro
Defensive coordinator Nick Rapone (1st year)
Base defense Multiple, 3–4 Base
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Miami (FL) 4 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
#21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1992 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 5 7:00 p.m. Kent State* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 51–10   31,284
Sat. Sep. 12 12:00 p.m. West Virginia Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) Big East L 6–44   41,723
Thu. Sep. 17 8:00 p.m. at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN L 16–21   26,017
Sat. Sep. 26 1:30 p.m. Minnesota* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 41–33   31,129
Sat. Oct. 3 1:00 p.m. at Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 34–47   35,891
Sat. Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. #13 Notre Dame* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) ESPN L 21–52   52,155
Sat. Oct. 17 12:00 p.m. at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 27–20   17,470
Sat. Oct. 24 1:30 p.m. East Carolina*dagger Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 31–37   25,766
Sat. Oct. 31 12:00 p.m. at #12 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) Big East L 10–41   48,837
Sat. Nov. 14 1:30 p.m. Louisville Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 16–31   14,065
Sat. Nov. 21 4:30 p.m. at #23 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) ESPN L 13–57   91,000
Sat. Dec. 5 11:00 p.m. at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI WTAE L 23–36   46,281
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

1992 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Paul Hackett – Head Coach
  • Sal Sunseri – Assistant Head Coach/Inside Linebackers
  • Bill Meyers - Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
  • Nick Rapone – Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
  • Michael McCarthy - Wide Receivers
  • Amos Jones – Special Teams/Defensive Assistant
  • Jim Miceli - Tight Ends
  • Skip Peete – Running Backs
  • Chris Peterson – Quarterbacks
  • Tom Turchetta - Defensive Line
  • Brian Williams - Outside Linebackers
  Support Staff
  • Alex Kramer – Administrative Assistant
  • Larry Petroff – Recruiting Coordinator
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Tim Wilson – Strength and Conditioning Coach

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Alex Van Pelt Quarterback 8 216 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Awards and honors[edit]

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