NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein wrote that Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd "won't post the same numbers Larry Fitzgerald did while at Pitt, but his talent is in Fitzgerald's zip code."
Pittsburgh HC indicated that he wanted to get senior TE J.P. Holtz more involved in the offense this season.
Pitt junior RB Rachid Ibrahim will miss the season after tearing his achilles.
Pitt redshirt junior WR Dontez Ford is expected to start opposite Tyler Boyd this season.
Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd said his DUI was a "real dumb mistake."
Pittsburgh junior OT Dorian Johnson "is a dominant mauler who annihilates defenders at the point of attack," notes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
Pittsburgh redshirt sophomore T Jaryd Jones-Smith "could end up the best of [Pittsburgh's offensive lineman prospects] as he’s big, dominant and athletic," observes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
Pittsburgh junior G Adam Bisnowaty "is a terrific prospect who can play either tackle spot at the next level," writes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd is "both a possession receiver and a dangerous deep threat, a complete all-around receiver who will continue to excel in a passing game poised to take a step forward," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
ESPN's David M. Hale believes Pittsburgh junior RB James Conner "was the complete package" last season and is "worthy" of being ranked the No. 1 player in the ACC.
Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd has been suspended for the first game of the season against Youngstown State.
Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi noted that he needed to give Pittsburgh junior RB James Conner the ball "on third downs, whether it be a draw or a pass out of the backfield."
Even if Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd receives a suspension for his DUI charge, NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter still thinks he's a frontrunner for All-American honors.
Pittsburgh junior WR Tyler Boyd has entered a program for nonviolent first-time offenders in hopes of having his DUI charge withdrawn, according to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Liz Navratil.
Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi told reporters no decision has been made on further discipline involving junior WR Tyler Boyd.