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The Steelers celebrated their 52nd Training Camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa., this summer.

Pittsburgh has called Saint Vincent College its “summer home” since 1966.

Through their first three decades in the NFL, the Steelers held their training camps at a variety of locations, as far east as New England and as far west as Wisconsin. In 1966, for the third straight summer, training camp for the Steelers was at the University of Rhode Island.  The team was there through the

first four weeks of a fi ve-game preseason schedule. Then, after a loss in Green Bay to Vince Lombardi’s Packers, Coach Bill Austin wanted the team closer to Pittsburgh because the 1966 regular season was due to open with a home game against the New York Giants on Sept. 11.

With no practice field of their own at the time, the Steelers turned to Saint Vincent College. The team arrived in Latrobe

2017 Pitt Football Camp, Day 

Pat Narduzzi Names Max Browne as Pitt Starting Quarterback

 

PITTSBURGH—Following the 19th practice of Pitt football training camp at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex, Pat Narduzzi announced Max Browne as the Panthers’ starting quarterback for the team’s 2017 season opener against Youngstown State on Sept. 2 at Heinz Field.

Narduzzi, Browne and Pitt offensive coordinator Shawn Watson all spoke with the assembled media following the Panthers’ workout on the South Side of Pittsburgh. MORE

Pitt’s Quadree Henderson Named AP Preseason All-American

Henderson Topped 2,000 All-Purpose Yards Last Season for the Panthers

 

PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh junior wide receiver and return man Quadree Henderson has been named an Associated Press preseason first team All-America all-purpose player, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

 

A returning consensus All-American as a returner, Henderson enters the 2017 season with the Panthers after making a massive impact on special teams and offense for Pitt in 2016.

Last fall, Henderson became the first Pitt player since Tony Dorsett in his Heisman Trophy-winning 1976 season to top 2,000 all-purpose yards. The speedster from Wilmington, Del., finished with a total of 2,083 all-purpose yards via a Pitt-record 914 kickoff return yards, 631 rushing yards, 286 receiving yards and 252 punt return yards.

Henderson also scored 10 total touchdowns last season, entering the end zone four different ways: by rush (5), kickoff return (3), reception (1) and punt return (1).

 

With the help of Henderson, the ACC led all conferences with seven AP preseason All-America honorees.

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