Pitt freshman wide receiver Tyler Boyd and his
spectacular diving catch against North Carolina this season is up for the ACC's
Must See Moment of the 2013 season. Voting is going on now through
Friday. Boyd became
the Pitt all-time freshman receptions leader on Friday against Miami. Entering
the game needing just two catches to surpass Larry Fitzgerald's record of 69 catches in 2002, Boyd finished with nine catches for 98 yards and one
touchdown. Boyd now has 77 catches on the season. He also reached the
1,000-yard milestone when he caught his seventh touchdown of the season in the
game's final seconds. With 1,001 receiving yards this season, Boyd is the first
Panther to achieve that feat since Jon Baldwin in 2009.
In Wednesday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Tribune-Review, freshman wide receiver Tyler Boyd and Pitt legend Tony Dorsett discuss their excitement for Saturday's matchup with the Irish. Read more below on the impending contest and take a trip back in time to Dorsett's record-breaking performance against Notre Dame in 1975.
Pitt wide receivers Devin Street and Tyler Boyd have seen much success already this season and, along with quarterback Tom Savage, are making a real impact on the Panthers production. The ESPN.com's Matt Fortuna featured the dynamic duo in a Tuesday morning blog: Receivers provide huge boost for Pitt
Pitt's impressive 58-point performance against Duke on the road on Saturday has brought in numerous awards and honors for the Panthers. A complete list of these honors is below. Be sure to vote for senior QB Tom Savage in the Davey O'Brien Award Fan Vote, as well as the Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week.