the announcement that the University of Pittsburgh will retire legendary wide
receiver Larry Fitzgerald's No. 1 jersey during the season opener at Heinz
Field against Florida State on Sept. 2, we asked fans via social media to name
their favorite Fitzgerald moments from his incredible career as a Panther.
have been easy to select a single moment from the Pitt career of a man who
caught a remarkable 34 touchdowns in just two seasons, but the fans did their
Here are just a few of the responses we received:
answered with one of Fitzgerald's famous diving catches in blue and gold: "That
nasty catch in between three guys at Texas A&M."
DelSardo also chose another full-extension catch. He remembered "seeing Larry
Fitzgerald stretch out on a pass against Oregon State in a bowl game for a TD."
Pirozzola recalled a trick play that resulted in one of Fitzgerald's many
touchdowns: "The halfback option pass from Kirkley for a TD against Boston
College to keep his TD streak alive."
Domanick responded with "a very underrated catch was the one caught at Temple
draped in defenders."
Be there on
Monday, Sept. 2 as we retire the jersey of the most prolific wide receiver in
Pitt history - Larry Fitzgerald. Continue to share your moments with us on Twitter using #LarryLegend.