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Can't wait for the Pitt football season to end

The Pitt football season started with an ugly loss to Youngstown State.

I guess you could say my enthusiasm for the season left before the Panthers left the field that night.

I think Paul Chryst can be a good coach and I think the move next season to the ACC should be good for the program.

I'm not sure Tino Sunseri is good for the program, however.

After nearly pulling off the upset against Notre Dame last week, Sunseri threw kicker Kevin Harper under the bus, backed up, drove over him again and tossed him in the garbage.

Harper, you see, missed a field goal that would have won the game.

"We missed a field goal; that's why we lost the game," Sunseri said after the game. "It came down to a special teams play, we didn't make the play. Give credit to Notre Dame for being able to finish it off."

Maybe I'm being too harsh.

I don't think so. I'm pretty sure Sunseri has cost the Panthers a game or two in his career.

He certainly should know better.

He should be a leader.

He just doesn't have it in him.

Maybe that's why I can't wait for the season to end. I can't wait for the Sunseri era -- or error? -- to end.

Here's to the 2013 season.


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