1999 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1999 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Big East
1999 record 5-6 (2-5 Big East)
Head coach Walt Harris (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Walt Harris (1st year)
Offensive scheme Pro Offense
Defensive coordinator Larry Coyer (3rd year)
Base defense Multiple 4-3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Virginia Tech   7 0         11 1  
#15 Miami (FL)   6 1         9 4  
Boston College   4 3         8 4  
Syracuse   3 4         7 5  
West Virginia   3 4         4 7  
Pittsburgh   2 5         5 6  
Temple   2 5         2 9  
Rutgers   1 6         1 10  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1999 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 4 3:30 p.m. Bowling Green* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 30-10   30,560
Sat. Sep. 11 12:00 p.m. at #2 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) ESPN L 17-20   96,127
Sat. Sep. 18 12:00 p.m. Kent State* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN+ W 30-23   29,840
Sat. Oct. 2 3:30 p.m. Templedagger Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 55-24   40,534
Thu. Oct. 7 8:00 p.m. #17 Syracuse Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) ESPN L 17-24   45,455
Sat. Oct. 16 5:00 p.m. at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN2 L 16-20   33,574
Sat. Oct. 23 12:00 p.m. at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 38-15   17,325
Sat. Oct. 30 7:00 p.m. #3 Virginia Tech Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN2 L 17-30   42,678
Sat. Nov. 6 12:00 p.m. #22 Miami (FL) Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 3-33   38,710
Sat. Nov. 13 3:30 p.m. Notre Dame* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) CBS W 37-27   60,190
Sat. Nov. 27 12:00 p.m. at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) ESPN L 38-28   40,660
*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]

1999 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Walt Harris - Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
  • Larry Coyer - Defensive Coordinator
  • J.D. Brookhart - Wide Receivers/Special Teams Assistant
  • Curt Cignetti - Tight Ends
  • Bryan Deal - Recruiting Coordinator/Specialists
  • Tom Freeman - Offensive Line
  • Bob Junko - Defensive Tackles
  • Bill McGovern - Defensive Backs
  • Vincent White - Running Backs
  • Brian Williams - Defensive Ends/Special Teams
  Support Staff
  • Chris LaSala - Director of Football Operations
  • Joe Moorhead - Graduate Assistant
  • Sean McGowan - Graduate Assistant
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Buddy Morris – Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Chad Hutsko - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Team Players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Hank Poteat Defensive Back 3 77 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Awards and honors[edit]

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