1994 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1994 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Big East
1994 record 3–8 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Johnny Majors (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Ken Karcher (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach (2nd year)
Base defense Multiple 4–3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1993 1995 »
1994 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Miami (FL) 7 0 0     10 2 0
Virginia Tech 5 2 0     8 4 0
Syracuse 4 3 0     7 4 0
West Virginia 4 3 0     7 6 0
#23 Boston College 3 3 1     7 4 1
Rutgers 2 4 1     5 5 1
Pittsburgh 2 5 0     3 8 0
Temple 0 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1994 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 3 12:00 p.m. Texas* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA Raycom L 28–30   32,337
Sat. Sep. 10 7:00 p.m. Ohio* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 30–16   33,194
Sat. Sep. 17 12:30 p.m. at Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 3–27   93,454
Sat. Sep. 24 12:00 p.m. Boston College Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA Big East L 9–21   34,623
Sat. Oct. 1 4:00 p.m. at Louisville* Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY L 29–33   38,621
Sat. Oct. 8 12:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) Big East L 7–31   47,622
Sat. Oct. 15 12:00 p.m. West Virginia Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) Big East L 41–47   38,293
Sat. Oct. 22 12:00 p.m. at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA Big East L 7–45   48,462
Sat. Oct. 29 12:00 p.m. Temple Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA Big East W 45–19   22,483
Sat. Nov. 12 4:00 p.m. at Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 12–17   50,058
Sat. Nov. 19 1:30 p.m. Rutgers Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–21   28,463
*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]

1994 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Johnny Majors – Head Coach
  • Charlie Coe – Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs
  • Bob Babich – Linebackers
  • Steve Bird – Receivers/Kickers
  • Curt Cignetti – Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Chuck Driesbach – Defensive Coordinator
  • Jack Henry – Offensive Line
  • Ken Karcher – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Tim Lewis – Defensive Backs
  • Tom Turchetta – Defensive Line
  Support Staff
  • Alex Kramer – Administrative Assistant
  • Marc Hudak – Graduate Assistant
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Tim Wilson – Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Jim Schmus – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ruben Brown Guard 1 14 Buffalo Bills
Curtis Martin Running Back 3 74 New England Patriots
Tom Barndt Defensive Tackle 6 207 Kansas City Chiefs

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Awards and honors[edit]

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