2006 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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2006 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Big East
2006 record 6–6 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Dave Wannstedt (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads (7th year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Heinz Field
(Capacity: 65,050)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Louisville   6 1         12 1  
#10 West Virginia   5 2         11 2  
#12 Rutgers   5 2         11 2  
South Florida   4 3         9 4  
Cincinnati   4 3         8 5  
Pittsburgh   2 5         6 6  
Connecticut   1 6         4 8  
Syracuse   1 6         4 8  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2006 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 2 7:00 p.m. Virginia* Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPNU W 38-13   46,758
Fri. Sep. 8 8:00 p.m. at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN2 W 33-15   20,611
Sat. Sep. 16 12:00 p.m. Michigan State* Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA ABC L 23-38   47,956
Sat. Sep. 23 1:30 p.m. The Citadel* Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN360 W 51-6   30,069
Sat. Sep. 30 12:00 p.m. Toledo* Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPNU W 45-3   31,212
Sat. Oct. 7 12:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) ESPN+ W 21-11   41,870
Fri. Oct. 13 8:00 p.m. at Central Florida* Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL ESPN W 52-7   35,858
Sat. Oct. 21 5:45 p.m. #15 Rutgersdagger Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN2 L 10-20   49,620
Sat. Nov. 4 12:00 p.m. at South Florida Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL ESPN+ L 12-22   35,671
Sat. Nov. 11 12:00 p.m. at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT ESPN+ L 45-46 2OT  40,000
Thu. Nov. 16 7:30 p.m. #10 West Virginia Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) ESPN L 27-45   55,642
Sat. Nov. 25 3:30 p.m. #8 Louisville Heinz Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN L 24-48   41,881
*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]

2006 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Dave Wannstedt - Head Coach
  • Bob Junko - Assistant Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Matt Cavanaugh - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Paul Rhoads - Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
  • Curtis Bray - Linebackers
  • Paul Dunn - Offensive Line
  • Greg Gattuso - Defensive Line
  • Aubrey Hill - Receivers
  • Charlie Partridge - Defensive Line/Special Teams
  • David Walker - Running Backs
  Support Staff
  • Chris LaSala - Assistant Athletic Director/Football Operations
  • Mike Antonoplos - Student-Athlete Development Coordinator
  • Brian Angelichio - Offensive Graduate Assistant/Tight Ends
  • Jeff Hafley - Defensive Graduate Assistant/Secondary
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Mike Kent - Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Darren Honeycutt - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Darrelle Revis Defensive Back 1 14 New York Jets
Clint Session Linebacker 4 136 Indianapolis Colts
H. B. Blades Linebacker 6 179 Washington Redskins

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Awards and honors[edit]

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