Coming into the 2012 season, the Pitt Panthers college football team has a lot of questions to answer.
Is Pitt’s head coach Paul Chryst finally going to bring stability to the program?
Will the defense be able to replace the six starters that they lost?
Will the running game be able to carry the team once again?
These are just a few of the answers the team needs to come up with.
Even with the bizarre departure of head coach Todd Graham last season, the Pitt Panthers should bounce back for a highly successful football season in 2012.
Here are five reasons why Pitt will contend for a Big East Conference championship.