After being chosen to win the Big East by a landslide, Pitt finished 2010 with a 7-5 regular season record.
Instead of receiving a bid to the Sugar Bowl, they're now scheduled to compete in the Compass Bowl. That makes Pitt fans wonder what direction the team is really headed.
Are they headed up led by future first round prospect Dion Lewis? Could they be headed down with question marks continuing to surround the quarterback position?
The Compass Bowl will tell if Pitt is headed north or south.
Here are 10 things you need to know about Pittsburgh heading into the bowl season: