The Pitt athletic department released the 2017 football schedule, announcing that Rice fills the last opening.
The game with Rice is a one-game scheduling agreement. The game will take place at Heinz Field, which gives Pitt 7 home games in 2017.
2017 Non-Conference opponents-
Sept 2: Youngstown St
Sept 9: at Penn State
Sept 16: Oklahoma St
Sept 30: Rice
**In case you’re looking ahead to 2018, Pitt has 1 opening on the non-conference schedule. The 3 games that are scheduled will be hosting Penn State and Albany while traveling to Notre Dame.