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Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is heading into his third year with the Panthers.

Pitt football: Pat Narduzzi calls team’s practice effort ‘average’

Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi is not one to hold back his candid thoughts surrounding his football team.

This week, that meant two things coming out of Narduzzi’s mouth, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune.

Firstly, the third-year Pitt coach said he believes the Panthers can win every game on their schedule.

“We expect to win them all and we can,” he said.

But that possibility isn’t something likely right now, as the second big thing Narduzzi said was he was displeased with the effort he saw from his team in its early fall camp practices — despite noting many positives.

“The morale is great,” Narduzzi said. “It’s our job as coaches to keep things the same way. I thought our effort was average. Why is that? They’ve been out there on their own doing it their way the entire summer. No coaches are out there.

“That’s something we have to train out of them. That’s the bad habits they built through the summer.”

The Panthers open the season on Sept. 2 against Youngstown State.