Tino Sunseri had a big spring game last year (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
That's right, it's the Pitt spring festival. Don't look at me, I didn't make up the name. At any rate, the highlight of the day is the Blue-Gold game, of course.
As I mentioned earlier, the backup quarterback job is still up for grabs and even though it's a scrimmage, the play of Mark Myers and Trey Anderson should be watched. Some other key areas are the offensive line and linebackers.
There's also the secondary, which causes a bit of grief every year. But I think the unit will be better this season and I'm not nearly as worried about that area as I usually am.
The most eyes will probably be on, of course, Tino. Sunseri had a huge spring game last year, but that didn't translate into much in the regular season. For that reason, it will be hard to take his numbers too seriously, but nevertheless, it'll be good to see him take some snaps. And trust me, we'll surely hear some doom and gloom forecasts (or Tino for Heisman talk ... depending how he does) after the game.
There are other things at the day and to my disdain (as I wrote about earlier), the event is at North Hills High School rather than Heinz Field. I'm not going into this in depth here, but if the event's supposed to be a big deal, then make it a big deal and host it in a big-time venue. This is major college football - not D-III ... act like it.
But I digress. Here are details on the event. And as Paul Zeise points out in his most recent post, there is no Chalk Talk session t