The Pitt Panthers have completed their 2015 and 2016 non-conference football schedules, the school announced today.
Pitt completed their schedules by adding home games against Youngstown State in 2015 and a home-and-home series with Marshall that begins in 2016.
Pitt will host Marshall in the first game of the series at Heinz Field on Oct. 1, 2016. The Panthers will then travel to face the Thundering Herd at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia on Sept. 26, 2020. The 2016 game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
The Panthers open the 2015 season at home against the Youngstown State Penguins on Sept. 5, 2015. Pitt then hits the road for consecutive games at Akron on Sept. 12 and at Iowa on Sept. 19. Their final non-conference game of the 2015 season is at home against Notre Dame on Nov. 7.
ACC games in 2015 include Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, and Virginia at home and Duke, Georgia Tech, Syracuse, and Virginia Tech on the road.
Pittsburgh opens the 2016 season at Heinz Field with back-to-back contests against Villanova on Sept. 3 and Penn State on Sept. 10. The Panthers then hit the road to face Oklahoma State on Sept. 17 before returning home to host Marshall on Oct. 1.
Duke, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, and Syracuse will each visit Heinz Field in 2016. The Panthers will travel to Miami (FL), North Carolina, Virginia, and Clemson.