The Pittsburgh Panthers play Division I college football for the University of Pittsburgh. The Panthers have played in the Big East Conference since 1991.'Pitt' plays its home games at Heinz Field, which is also home to the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers. The Panthers are coached by Todd Graham and some of their biggest rivals include Syracuse, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Notre Dame and Penn State.
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Pittsburgh's football program began in 1890.The Panthers have one of the most successful football programs in the country, with nine national championships, although they haven't won one since 1976.Pitt has been a Big East co-champ twice, most recently in 2010 when it finished 5-2 in conference play. The Panthers have also won 12 of their 27 bowl games, including their most recent bowl appearances in 2009 and 2010.As of 2010, Pitt has sent 289 players to the NFL. Six Pitt alumni are currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame; Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, Joe Schmidt, Russ Grimm, Rickey Jackson and Dan Marino.
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Pitt has played its home games at Heinz Field since 2001. The stadium is located at 100 Art Rooney Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA. It holds 65,050 people. Along with football games, Heinz Field also hosted the National Hockey League's annual Winter Classic game between the Pittsburgh Penguins on New Year's Day in 2011.There are plans to add another 4,000 seats to the stadium.
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