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Brian O’Neill signs $92.5 million extension with Vikings

The Pitt alum has become the second-highest-paid right tackle in the NFL

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Qadree Ollison released by Atlanta Falcons

The Pitt alum scored four times but ran for just 53 yards in two years in Atlanta

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Jared Wilson-Frame scores 24 in Mexican pro league debut

The Pitt alum led all scorers in his debut and made five threes in one quarter

Four 2021 draft picks from Pitt make NFL rosters

Pitt alums Damar Hamlin, Patrick Jones, Jason Pinnock and Rashad Weaver all secured roster spots on cutdown day

Aaron Donald ranked No. 2 overall in NFL Top 100

The Pitt product was the top-ranked defensive player in the NFL as well as the only defensive tackle in the top 25

Lafayette Pitts released by Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pitt alum made a splash in his debut with the team but ultimately fell short

Pitt in the Pros

Larry Fitzgerald says he lacks ‘urge to play right now’

The Pitt great could be approaching retirement, as he suggested he may not play in 2021 after 17 years as a starter

Jared Wilson-Frame joins Astros de Jalisco in Mexico

Justin Champagnie posts first double-double of pro career

The Pitt product came up with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the Toronto Raptors' 86-72 victory over the Brooklyn Nets

Nathan Peterman shines as Raiders defeat Seahawks in preseason matchup

The Pitt product threw for 246 yards and led the team on four scoring drives

Rashad Weaver paces Titans defense in NFL debut

The Pitt alum accrued 1.5 sacks, two tackles for losses, two quarterback hits and one pass breakup in the game

Dion Lewis set to retire after 10 years in the NFL

The former Pitt star accrued 5,678 all-purpose yards and won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots

Jimbo Covert inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

The former offensive lineman is the ninth Pitt alum to be enshrined in Canton

Justin Champagnie makes pro debut in NBA Summer League

The Pitt alum scored 10 points in 15 minutes and helped the Toronto Raptors defeat the New York Knicks 89-79

Lafayette Pitts signs with Pittsburgh Steelers

The former Pitt defensive back will return to Heinz Field after stints in Buffalo, Indianapolis, Jacksonville and Miami

D.J. Turner turning heads at Raiders training camp

The Pitt receiver and return man went undrafted but has earned a reputation for his toughness with the Raiders

Justin Champagnie signs two-way deal with Toronto Raptors

The Pitt product was not selected in the 2021 NBA draft but quickly found a team

Aaron Donald makes Madden 99 Club for fifth straight year

Steven Adams heading from New Orleans to Memphis

The Pelicans are finalizing a deal to send the former Pitt center to the Grizzlies

Minnesota Vikings waive Jaylen Twyman and sign Patrick Jones

Jaylen Twyman reports to Vikings camp after recovering from gunshot wounds

The former Pitt star was shot four times during a visit to Washington, D.C., in June but has recovered from his injuries

Hail to Links: Pitt News and Notes

Pitt alums Gary McGhee and Jared Wilson-Frame shine on Team Heartfire in TBT

Jamel Artis leads Sideline Cancer to TBT quarterfinals

The Pitt alum led all scorers with 19 points on 75 percent shooting as Sideline Cancer beat the Bucketneers 58-57

Trio of Pitt alums set to play in The Basketball Tournament

Justin Champagnie confident in chances ahead of NBA draft

Champagnie: "I am confident in myself. I am confident in my chances. So I am going to just run with that."

Pitt ace Mitch Myers selected by Oakland A’s in MLB draft

The Alabama native went in the 12th round and plans to sign with the A's

Cam Johnson throws down monster dunk in NBA Finals

The Pitt grad posterized P.J. Tucker and scored 14 points in Game 3

Larry Fitzgerald uncertain about playing in 2021

The Pitt great said in an interview this week, "I haven't decided anything"

Ex-Pitt star Jaylen Twyman injured in D.C. shooting

Justin Champagnie earns invite to 2021 NBA combine

Pitt alum Robby Dambrot scores first pro goal with Loudoun United of USL

The former Panthers defender has been in the professional ranks since 2019

Rashad Weaver charged with assault in South Side incident

The former Pitt defensive end's attorney denied the allegations in a statement

Jimmy Morrissey selected by Las Vegas Raiders in NFL draft

The former Pitt center seized a starting role on the team as a walk-on and became a three-time All-ACC honoree

Damar Hamlin selected by Buffalo Bills in NFL draft

The former Pitt safety led the Panthers with seven pass breakups last season

Jaylen Twyman selected by Minnesota Vikings in NFL draft

The former Pitt defensive tackle dropped to the sixth round despite a strong 2019 season after choosing to opt out in 2020

Jason Pinnock selected by New York Jets in NFL draft

The former Pitt cornerback boosted his draft stock with a solid pro day and went with the 175th pick in the fifth round

Rashad Weaver selected by Tennessee Titans in NFL draft

The former Pitt defensive end was a consensus All-American in 2020