1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Conference Big East
1995 record 2–9 (0–7 Big East)
Head coach Johnny Majors (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Ken Karcher (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach (3rd year)
Base defense Multiple 4–3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1994 1996 »
1995 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#10 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
#20 Miami (FL) +   6 1         8 3  
#19 Syracuse   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         5 6  
Boston College   4 3         4 8  
Rutgers   2 5         4 7  
Temple   1 6         1 10  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1995 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 2 7:00 p.m. Washington State* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 17–13   35,513
Sat. Sep. 9 7:00 p.m. Eastern Michigan* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 66–30   28,329
Sat. Sep. 16 3:30 p.m. at No. 15 Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX ABC L 27–38   62,875
Sat. Sep. 23 3:30 p.m. No. 8 Ohio State* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ABC L 14–54   54,917
Sat. Sep. 30 12:00 p.m. Virginia Tech Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA Big East Network L 16–26   31,036
Sat. Oct. 7 12:00 p.m. at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA Big East Network L 0–17   44,500
Sat. Oct. 14 6:00 p.m. at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 27–29   14,968
Sat. Oct. 21 12:00 p.m. Miami (FL) Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA Big East Network L 16–17   28,794
Sat. Oct. 28 1:00 p.m. at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ L 24–42   18,911
Sat. Nov. 11 12:00 p.m. No. 23 Syracuse Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 10–42   20,279
Fri. Nov. 24 4:00 p.m. at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) ESPN L 0–21   38,795
*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]

1995 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Johnny Majors – Head Coach
  • Charlie Coe – Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs
  • Bob Babich – Linebackers
  • Steve Bird – Receivers/Kickers
  • Curt Cignetti – Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Chuck Dreisbach – Defensive Coordinator
  • Jack Henry – Offensive Line
  • Ken Karcher – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Tony Pierce – Defensive Backs
  • Tom Turchetta – Defensive Line
  Support Staff
  • Jim Earle – Assistant Athletic Director/Football Operations
  • Marc Hudak – Graduate Assistant/Offense
  • Andy Rondeau – Graduate Assistant/Defense
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Tim Wilson – Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Jim Schmus – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dietrich Jells Wide Receiver 6 176 Kansas City Chiefs
Anthony Dorsett Defensive Back 6 177 Houston Oilers
Tom Tumulty Linebacker 6 178 Cincinnati Bengals

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Awards and honors[edit]

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