Pitt football revealed their uniform for their battle with undefeated No. 14 Louisville Saturday night at Acrisure Stadium, with a 6:30 p.m. kickoff on the CW Network.
The Panthers will wear almost all royal blue against the Cardinals, in what looks to be a wet and dreary fall night. They’ll wear a royal blue jersey with gold numbers and royal blue pants with gold lining on the side. They’ll also wear white gloves and use the same gold helmet with the royal blue script on it that they have ever game this season.
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Pitt will face off against Louisville for the second straight season for the first time since both teams played every season in the Big East from 2005-12. Pitt is 2-1 against Louisville since joining the ACC, with a wins in 2015 and in 2020 and Louisville earning a 24-10 victory last season at home.
The Panthers are 7-5 at home in the series and have won the past two matchups in the ACC. This is the first time they’ll take on new Cardinals head coach Jeff Brohm, who spent the past six seasons from 2017-22 in charge of the Purdue Boilermakers.
Louisville comes into this matchup 6-0 and off a great win at home over No. 10 Notre Dame last weekend. They are also 3-0 in the ACC, with wins over Georgia Tech, Boston College and NC State.
Pitt football is off to their worst start in a season since 2005, at 1-4 overall and 0-2 in the ACC. This includes losses to rivals Cincinnati and West Virginia, along with defeats in conference to North Carolina and Virginia Tech.
This is also the second game of the season that Pitt will play on the CW Network. Their loss to Cincinnati in the River City Rivalry served as the first ever college football game that the CW Network ever broadcasted.
The Panthers will have a new quarterback under center against the Cardinals. as redshirt sophomore Christian Veilleux takes over for redshirt senior Phil Jurkovec. Veilleux and his play will be important if the Panthers are to win their matchup Saturday night.