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Pat Narduzzi hired at Pitt: New Panthers coach talks toughness, energy at press conference

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Pat Narduzzi talked about quite a bit at his press conference on Friday introducing him as Pitt's next head football coach. Narduzzi displayed the personality that a lot of people expected, talking about playing with energy and making sure the opponents didn't have an easy time of things.

Per Sam Werner of the PG, here are a few things Narduzzi had to say at the press conference.

Obviously, this type of stuff is what 99% of the coaches out there would say at a new presser. But Narduzzi has a history of being a fiery guy and this definitely goes right along with that.

I think most fans are hoping he brings that type of passion, particularly, to the defensive side of the ball. The Panthers' defense has been uninspiring and, save for Aaron Donald a couple of years ago, there just wasn't a ton to get excited about on that unit.

Narduzzi will get his chance to change some of that starting next season.

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