The nose tackle, as defined by his place on the field, is supposed to be swarmed by the opposition, surrounded by his supporting cast. He's at the center of it...
James Conner has a blunt philosophy when it comes to facing blitzing defenses, and it's one that's best evident in the slight smirk he'll betray as he describes it.
The totality of all that Pitt achieved in its 125th football opener could be summarized by the state of one finger on one player.
It’s easily reinforced that there’s this immense incongruity between the caliber of player the Pitt football program produces and the caliber of team.