† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll
Pitt starting quarterback Tom Savage handing off during the Georgia Tech game
The 2013 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Panthers were led by head coach Paul Chryst and played their home games at Heinz Field. They are a member of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. This was Pitt's first season as a member of the ACC after belonging to the Big East since 1991. Pitt went to the 2013 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, beating Bowling Green on a field goal by Chris Blewitt in the final two minutes. Running back, James Conner, rushed for 229 yards and broke a Pittsburgh bowl record previously held by Tony Dorsett.