Why Are Pitt Fans Willing to Settle for Less Than the Best?

Posted by Tony DeAngelo on December-13-2009 Add Comments

Pitt alum Dave Wannstedt has just concluded his fifth regular football season at his alma mater. Like last season, bittersweet happiness taints the program. Completing the second straight nine win season engenders lots of praise for Wannstedt who "has the program going in the right direction," but upon closer inspection this season, like the ones before it, reek of dashed expectations.  However, many fans writing on the blogs which discuss Pitt and the Big East take heart in their belief that Wannstedt isn't going anywhere and that he is a "Yinzer" like them.

It is impossible to reconcile their acceptance of a second place finish in the Big East—a tie by the way—and their paranoia. 

Of course, Wannstedt feeds ...

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