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Dave Wannstedt steps down at Pittsburgh

Dave Wannstedt announced on Tuesday that he is resigning as head coach at Pittsburgh, according to the school's website.

A story on Pittsburgh's website indicates that Wannstedt will remain at the school as a special assistant to athletic director.

Wannstedt was a 1974 graduate of Pittsburgh and an offensive tackle for the Panthers.

Wannstedt was 42-31 in six seasons at Pittsburgh, leading the Panthers to three straight bowl games (2008-10), but no BCS bowls. Pittsburgh will play in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

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