1968 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1968 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Conference Independent
1968 record 1–9
Head coach Dave Hart (3rd season)
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Penn State         11 0 0
Rutgers         8 2 0
West Texas State         8 2 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Florida State         8 3 0
Air Force         7 3 0
Army         7 3 0
Buffalo         7 3 0
No. 18 Houston         6 2 2
Utah State         7 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
VPI         7 4 0
Pacific         6 4 0
Syracuse         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 0
Miami (FL)         5 5 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Southern Miss         4 6 0
Holy Cross         3 6 1
San Jose State         3 7 0
Navy         2 8 0
Tulane         2 8 0
Pittsburgh         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1968 college football season. The team compiled a 1–9 record under head coach Dave Hart. The team's statistical leaders included Dave Havern with 1,810 passing yards and Denny Ferris with 472 rushing yards.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 at No. 16 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 63–7    
September 28 West Virginia Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) L 15–38    
October 5 William & Mary Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 14–3    
October 12 at No. 15 Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 17–50    
October 19 at Navy Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 16–17    
October 26 Air Force Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 14–27    
November 1 at Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 0–48    
November 9 at No. 12 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Rivalry) L 7–56    
November 16 Army Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 0–26    
November 23 No. 3 Penn State Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry) L 9–65    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

Roster[edit]

1968 Pittsburgh Panthers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 62 Warren Allen Jr
FB 47 Jeff Brown Jr
FB 45 Tony Esposito So
T 73 Art Alois Sr
RB 22 Denny Ferris So
RB 25 Dave Garnett So
QB 10 Dave Havern So
DB 30 J. D. Lewis So
C 56 Dave Magyar Jr
WR 13 Joe McCain Jr
TE 85 Doc Medich Jr
G 67 Al Nalli Sr
WR 80 Harry Orszulak Sr
FB 46 Phil Sgrignoli So
QB 14 Chuck Winters Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 11 Jeff Barr So
LB 50 Ralph Cindrich So
DE 86 Bob Ellis Jr
LB 21 Charlie Hall So
DT 68 Bruce Harkiewicz So
DB 20 Bryant Salter So
LB 65 Lloyd Weston So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1968 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. May 21, 2016.