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Source: Pittsburgh Set To Announce Utah State's Scott Barnes As Next AD

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

Pitt on Friday afternoon is set to name Utah State AD Scott Barnes to the same position, ending a "four-month search" that started in December after former AD Steve Pederson was fired, according to a source cited by Sam Werner of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Barnes brings with him a "history of...

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