Palko and Blades give Pitt fans hope (Part IX)

By Darrell Laurant  |   Sunday, July 09, 2006  |  Comments( 3 )

Pittsburgh Panthers
Teams on the rebound: Ninth in a series If nothing else, expectations will be more realistic at Pitt this season. Last time around, with former NFL head coach Dave Wannstedt taking over and star QB Tyler Palko returning, fans of the Pittsburgh Panthers were even excited about their opener with Notre Dame. They needn't have been, though. Final...
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CommentsComments: 3
No.1
the gipper
08:26 PM
07/10/2006
Palko is good but Wannstedt cannot coach. He had a decent team last year and went 5-6. It is good that expectations are lower - they need to be. But Palko could be the real deal.
No.2
Mike Toczyski
12:00 PM
07/11/2006
It's too early to judge if Wannstedt can coach on the college level or not. People said the same thing about Pete Carrol. Pitt woefully underachieved last year, but that's to be expected. We only play well on the down years. (-:
No.3
the gipper
09:03 PM
07/12/2006
Good point - it is only one year. But Pitt was supposed to be very good last year - I guess what you are saying is that they might be able to get it done as long as no one expects them to get it done?
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