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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