Pitt releases 2015, 2016 non-conference football schedules
Pitt released dates for its 2015 and 2016 non-conference football schedules Tuesday, including a home-and-home series against Marshall.
Pitt will play Marshall of Conference USA on Oct. 1, 2016, at Heinz Field. The Panthers will travel to Marshall in 2020.
Pitt’s 2015 non-conference opponents include the opener against Youngstown State on Sept. 5, road games at Akron and Iowa on Sept. 12 and 19 and a home game with Notre Dame on Nov. 7.
The game against the Irish will mark the seventh meeting between the schools since 2008.
In 2016, Pitt will open Sept. 3 against Villanova at Heinz Field before resuming the Penn State series for the first time since 2000 on Sept. 10. That also is a home game.
Pitt visits Oklahoma State on Sept. 17.
The ’16 road schedule also includes an ACC crossover game at Clemson.
Pitt current four-game, home-and-home series with Penn State runs through 2019.
Jerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review pitt football reporter. You can contact Jerry at 412-320-7997, email@example.com or via Twitter .