Of these, CFBDW officially recognizes six as national championship seasons for the University of Pittsburgh.. The Panthers began play in 1890. Despite losing one game, the Panthers were named National Champions by several selectors of national championships including the College Football Researchers Association, the New York Times computer poll, and the Sagarin Ratings, among others. The team is noteworthy for featuring three future members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Linebacker Rickey Jackson, Center Russ Grimm, and quarterback Dan Marino. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC.
Pitt's season-by-season completion leaders at quarterback since 1974 are depicted in the following table.
1980 University of Pittsburgh media guide University of Pittsburgh football media guide Pitt football preview Pitt football guide Pitt football media guide Date 1980 Identifier 31735062136001 Extent v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Are you a Stathead, too? The 1981 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season.The one-loss Panthers were selected as national champion by NCAA-designated major selector National Championship Foundation and also by Montgomery Full Season Championship. Do you have a sports website? Find out more.
Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos.  The university does not claim a national championship for this season, nor are the Panthers popularly recognized for winning that year's national championship. Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
AFC Central Division List of Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterbacks, List of Minnesota Vikings starting quarterbacks. Polls have been the most prominent form of championship selection since the inception of the AP Poll in 1936.
The school does not claim a national championship for this season.
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The Panthers have been members of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 2013. Previously the starter at QB in 1978, Trocano led Pitt to four second-quarter touchdowns during the Panthers’ win at Pitt Stadium. This is a list of Pittsburgh Panthers football seasons, national championships and quarterbacks.
In total, the University officially recognizes nine national championships based on research published by Sports Illustrated in 1970.
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