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 StadiumPittsburgh, 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 StadiumPittsburgh, 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 StadiumPittsburgh, PA 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 StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 31-37   25,766
Sat. Oct. 31 12:00 p.m. at #12 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY Big East L 10-41   48,837
Sat. Nov. 14 1:30 p.m. Louisville Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 16-31   14,065
Sat. Nov. 21 4:30 p.m. at #23 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN L 13-57   91,000
Sat. Dec. 5 11:30 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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