Pitt Football Finalizes 2018 and 2019 Non-Conference Schedules

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Pitt football team’s 2018 and 2019 non-conference schedules have been finalized with a home-and-home agreement with the University of Central Florida.

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Pitt will play UCF in Orlando on Sept. 29, 2018. The Panthers will host the Knights at Heinz Field on Sept. 21, 2019.

UCF has gone to bowls in four of the last five seasons. The Knights’ 2013 team went 12-1 and finished with a Top 10 Associated Press ranking.

Pitt and UCF have played just once before, a 52-7 Panthers victory at the Florida Citrus Bowl stadium on October 13, 2006.

Pitt’s complete non-conference dates and ACC opponents for 2018 and 2019 are as follows:


Sept. 1 Albany
Sept. 8 Penn State
Sept. 29 at UCF
Oct. 20 at Notre Dame
ACC Home: Duke, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Syracuse
ACC Away: Miami, North Carolina, Virginia, Wake Forest


Aug. 31 Delaware
Sept. 7 Ohio
Sept. 14 at Penn State
Sept. 21 UCF
ACC Home: Miami, North Carolina, Virginia, Boston College
ACC Away: Duke, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Syracuse

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