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Days Charles Woods Front

WVU cornerback Charles Woods speaks at the Big 12 Media Days last month.

MORGANTOWN — Here’s a couple of tips for Pitt fans who will be attending the Backyard Brawl season opener at 8 p.m. on Sept. 1 in what used to be Heinz Field, and one tip for the Panthers’ conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference.

First for Pitt fans: Come early so you can enjoy the full experience of a Backyard Brawl before a sold-out crowd of 70,000 fans.

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