Last week Pitt Live Wire brought you "A Football Story: Aaron Donald" but there was a lot you missed that wasn't able to be included in the piece. We'd never want to cheat you, so here they are. Full interviews conducted by Bill Hillgrove with head coach Paul Chryst and Aaron Donald. Hear more insight by Coach Chryst on what makes Aaron special, and Aaron tells you in his own words why he's exactly where he's always wanted to be.
Happy Thanksgiving from Pitt Athletics! We have immeasurable things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and you are certainly at the top of the list. There's another guy that we can all be thankful is a part of our Pitt family -- Aaron Donald. Take a few minutes to watch as Pat Bostick breaks down his performance against Syracuse.
Pitt senior DT Aaron Donald continues to be recognized nationally for his performances on the field. The fascination with him is growing and these highlights from his game last weekend against Syracuse only add to the excitement. Take a look!
The NFL.com's Bucky Brooks wrote an article on Tuesday comparing Pitt DT Aaron Donald to Cincinnati Bengals star Geno Atkins.
"Measuring 6-foot-1, 285 pounds, Donald nearly matches Atkins' (6-foot-1, 303 pounds) physical dimensions, but it is his explosive quickness, athleticism and disruptive game that has scouts comparing him to the Bengals' star."
Pitt star DT Aaron Donald, who is up for every major defensive award nationally, finished the Notre Dame game with a tackle assist. The stat sheet doesn't come close to telling the story, however. So we'll tell the story for you. Take a look at his highlights and the impact he had in the game below.
There have been some great Pitt football features in the media on Wednesday morning including a column on QB Tom Savage in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, an article on DB Ray Vinopal in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a feature on star DT Aaron Donald on ESPN.com. To get more insight on these standouts, check out the links below!
Pitt senior DT Aaron Donald had one of the most impressive defensive performances in Pitt history on Saturday night at Georgia Tech. His 11 tackles, a career-high six tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a sack solidified his position as the nation's most disruptive defensive tackle. Pitt Live Wire brings you Aaron's impressive performance in this week's "Did You See That??"
On Pitt Live Wire, we bring you recaps, highlights and behind-the-scenes coverage you can't see anywhere else. In addition, we'll now bring you those jaw-dropping plays that make you elbow the person next to you and say "Did you see that??."
This week's may not be flashy in the traditional sense, but could be one of the most spectacular defensive plays we've ever seen. Take a look at Aaron Donald vs. Duke.
Pitt expects more from All-American candidate Donald "One month before the start of Pitt training camp, preseason honors are pouring in for Donald, who has been named All-American by two magazines (Lindy's and Phil Steele) and All-ACC by those two plus Athlon and Sporting News. "I'm excited about it, but I still have to go out there and play football," he said." - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Receiver Street trying to set example for Pitt "Senior wide receiver Devin Street is trying to lay the foundation of culture change on the Pitt football team.
A three-year starter who's on the regional covers of Sporting News and Athlon, Street has been in the middle of coaching turnover and turmoil over the past two seasons, but he said the time for making excuses is past." - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
One month 'til training Camp "We've officially reached the one-month countdown for the opening of Pitt's training camp for the 2013 season. Four weeks from today, the Panthers will open up camp on the South Side (and eight weeks from yesterday they'll open up the 2013 season in primetime against Florida State)." - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette