September 7, 2007

QB Watch: Into the fire for Bostick or Smith

The Pitt athletic department made several relatively subtle adjustments to the football uniforms prior to the 2007 season, including a modification of the secondary Panther logo. But the team's quarterback will be sporting a new primary logo on his uniform this week that the athletic department probably didn't anticipate:

A target.

Really, it's not hard to imagine why either Kevan Smith or Pat Bostick will be a target when the Panthers host Grambling State this Saturday, since whomever is tabbed by Dave Wannstedt will be making his first collegiate start. Smith is a redshirt freshman and Bostick is a true freshman, and that makes them easy marks for an opposing defense.

As such, Wannstedt and the staff have worked this week to prepare both players for what they might face in the game.

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