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1979 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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Conference  Independent
AP  No. 7
Coaches  No. 6
1979 record  11–1
1979 Pittsburgh Panthers football team
Head coach  Jackie Sherrill (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator  Wally English (1st year)

The 1979 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Panthers competed in the 1980 Fiesta Bowl. Pitt was awarded the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy as the champion of the East.

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In the Backyard Brawl, Pittsburgh was led by freshman quarterback Dan Marino. He directed Pitt to a 24–17 victory in the last college football game played at old Mountaineer Field.

References

1979 Pittsburgh Panthers football team Wikipedia


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