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1979 Pittsburgh Panthers Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (11-1)

PS/G: 24.2 (33rd of 140) ▪ PA/G: 9.7 (5th of 140)
SRS: 18.27 (9th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.35 (51st of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Fiesta Bowl 16-10 versus Arizona

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
17 16 13       17 12 12 12 11 11 11 10 7

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (16) Pittsburgh Kansas Big 8 W 24 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (13) Pittsburgh @ North Carolina ACC L 7 17 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh @ Temple Ind W 10 9 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 6, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh Boston College Ind W 28 7 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh Cincinnati Ind W 35 0 4 1 0 W 3
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (17) Pittsburgh @ (12) Washington Pac-10 W 26 14 5 1 0 W 4
7 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh (17) Navy Ind W 24 7 6 1 0 W 5
8 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh Syracuse Ind W 28 21 7 1 0 W 6
9 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh @ West Virginia Ind W 24 17 8 1 0 W 7
10 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (11) Pittsburgh @ Army Ind W 40 0 9 1 0 W 8
11 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (11) Pittsburgh (20) Penn State Ind W 29 14 10 1 0 W 9
12 Dec 25, 1979 Tue (10) Pittsburgh N Arizona Pac-10 W 16 10 11 1 0 W 10 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)