1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Big East
1995 record 2-9 (0-7 Big East)
Head coach Johnny Majors (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Ken Karcher (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach (3rd year)
Base defense Multiple 4-3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1994 1996 »
1995 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#10 Virginia Tech §   6 1         10 2  
#20 Miami (FL) §   6 1         8 3  
#19 Syracuse   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         5 6  
Boston College   4 3         4 8  
Rutgers   2 5         4 7  
Temple   1 6         1 10  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1995 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 2 7:00 p.m. Washington State* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 17-13   35,513
Sat. Sep. 9 7:00 p.m. Eastern Michigan* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 66-30   28,329
Sat. Sep. 16 3:30 p.m. at #15 Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX ABC L 27-38   62,875
Sat. Sep. 23 3:30 p.m. #8 Ohio State* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ABC L 14-54   54,917
Sat. Sep. 30 12:00 p.m. Virginia Tech Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 16-26   31,036
Sat. Oct. 7 12:00 p.m. at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ L 0-17   44,500
Sat. Oct. 14 6:00 p.m. at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 27-29   4,968
Sat. Oct. 21 12:00 p.m. Miami (FL) Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 16-17   28,794
Sat. Oct. 28 1:00 p.m. at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ L 24-42   18,911
Sat. Nov. 11 12:00 p.m. #23 Syracuse Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 10-42   20,279
Fri. Nov. 24 4:00 p.m. at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN L 0-21   38,795
*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]

1995 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 Dreisbach - Defensive Coordinator
  • Jack Henry – Offensive Line
  • Ken Karcher - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Tony Pierce – Defensive Backs
  • Tom Turchetta - Defensive Line
  Support Staff
  • Jim Earle - Assistant Athletic Director/Football Operations
  • Marc Hudak - Graduate Assistant/Offense
  • Andy Rondeau - Graduate Assistant/Defense
  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
Dietrich Jells Wide Receiver 6 176 Kansas City Chiefs
Anthony Dorsett Defensive Back 6 177 Houston Oilers
Tom Tumulty Linebacker 6 178 Cincinnati Bengals

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Awards and honors[edit]

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