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1975 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl, Win, 33–19, Kansas Jayhawks
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #15
1975 record 8–4
Head coach Johnny Majors (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator George Haffner (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Veer and I
Defensive coordinator Jackie Sherrill (3rd year)
Base defense Basic 50
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »

The 1975 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1975 college football season. The Panthers won the Sun Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 6 2:00 p.m. at #11 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 19-9   38,500
Sat. Sep. 20 1:30 p.m. at #1 Oklahoma #15 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 10-46   70,286
Sat. Sep. 27 1:30 p.m. William & Mary Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 47-0   31,022
Sat. Oct. 4 1:30 p.m. Duke Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 14-0   33,778
Sat. Oct. 11 1:30 p.m. at Temple Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 55-6   10,791
Sat. Oct. 18 1:30 p.m. at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 52-20   41,195
Sat. Oct. 25† 1:30 p.m. Navy #17 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 0-17   41,986
Sat. Nov. 1 1:30 p.m. at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 38-0   20,065
Sat. Nov. 8 1:30 p.m. at West Virginia #20 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) L 14-17   35,298
Sat. Nov. 15 1:30 p.m. #9 Notre Dame Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 34-20   56,480
Sat. Nov. 22 1:30 p.m. #10 Penn State #17 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 6-7   46,846
Fri. Dec. 26 vs. #19 Kansas #20 Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) W 33-19   32,240
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Team players drafted into in the NFL Edit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Tom Perko Linebacker4 101 Green Bay Packers
Karl Farmer Wide Receiver7 193 Atlanta Falcons
Randy Cozens Defensive End17 474 Denver Broncos
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References Edit

External linksEdit

  • 1975 Pitt vs Notre Dame complete game video on YouTube: Part 1 and Part 2
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