Pittsburgh, PA – For almost 130 years, the University of Pittsburgh Panthers football program has competed at the highest level of American college football available. Currently in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Pittsburgh’s football program has collected an impressive 9 National Championships, had 8 undefeated seasons, 17 one-loss seasons and is in the top 20 college programs in terms of all-time wins.
The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) football program has also seen many of its former star athletes continue their football career post college. As a result, many former Pitt players have been inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame, with the 3rd most inductees of any University. Pitt has retired 10 jersey numbers including jersey #1for current 11-time Pro Bowler, Arizona Cardinal wide receiver, Larry Fitzgerald.
The Panthers are currently 3-4 and 4th in the ACC. Pat Narduzzi, 4th year head coach, and the Pitt football team are headed into a bye week with their next game at home on Saturday, October 27th vs. Duke. Preparing to win and practicingare top priority for the Pitt football team. The Panthers have a state-of-the-art practice facility, UPMC Sports Performance Complex,which they share with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The University of Pittsburgh has relied on synthetic turf surfaces manufactured by Turf Nation for many years. Both the indoor and the outdoor practice surfaces at UPMC Sports Performance Complexwere manufactured by Turf Nation.
Turf Nation is the trusted source and reliable turf supplier of the highest quality artificial turf surfaces. Turf Nation has been trusted to manufacture synthetic turf surfaces for more than 12 NFL Teams including the Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 46ers, Tennessee Titans as well as the Professional Football Hall of Fame.