1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 20
1974 record 7–4
Head coach Johnny Majors (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator George Haffner (2nd year)
Offensive scheme I formation with variations
Defensive coordinator Jackie Sherrill (2nd year)
Base defense 5–3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →

The 1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 14 at Florida State No. 13 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 9–6    
Sat. Sep. 21 at Georgia Tech No. 15 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 27–17    
Sat. Sep. 28 No. 18 USC No. 8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 7–16    
Sat. Oct. 5 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 29–45    
Sat. Oct. 12 West Virginia Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) W 31–14    
Sat. Oct. 19 Boston College Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–11    
Sat. Oct. 26 at Navy Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 33–11    
Sat. Nov. 2 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) W 21–13    
Sat. Nov. 9 Temple No. 19 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–24    
Sat. Nov. 16 at No. 5 Notre Dame No. 17 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 10–14    
Sat. Nov. 23 No. 10 Penn State No. 18 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) ABC L 10–31    
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Johnny Majors – Head Coach
  • Jackie Sherrill – Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
  • George Haffner – Offensive Coordinator
  • Joe Avezzano – Offensive Line
  • Jim Dyar – Defensive Line
  • Larry Holton – Defensive Assistant
  • Harry Jones – Offensive Backs
  • Bob Leahy – Junior Varsity Coach
  • Joe Madden – Defensive Secondary
  • Bob Roper – Receivers
  • Bob Matey – Junior Varsity Assistant
  • Keith Schroeder – Scouting
  Support Staff
  • Albert Smith – Executive Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Henry Lee Parker – Coordinator of Recruiting
  Strength and Conditioning Staff

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Gary Burley Defensive End 3 55 Cincinnati Bengals
Mike Bulino Defensive Back 17 424 Kansas City Chiefs

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