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 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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