Dan Marino, Tony Dorsett, and many others have worn a Pitt jersey with pride over the years. The Pittsburgh Panthers football team has a long and storied history dating back to 1890. The Panthers have won nine national championships—11th most in college football—and have participated in 28 bowl games under the guidance of famous coaches Jock Sutherland, Pop Warner and Johnny Majors.
During this time the Panthers have had a great number of athletes that have made an enormous impact on the team and college football as a whole. Let’s take a look at the star athletes that made an impression on the program throughout the years and put Pitt football on the map.