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Chryst issues statement saying he's committed to Pitt

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PITTSBURGH (WKOW) -- Pittsburgh head football coach Paul Chryst's name has been thrown around as a possible replacement for Bret Bielema at Wisconsin. Chryst is a Madison native and served as the Badgers offensive coordinator from 2005-11. Chryst issued a statement Tuesday night.

Chryst statement:

"I understand the speculation surrounding my name given today's developments. I am committed to the Pitt football program and the University of Pittsburgh. I am focusing all my time and energy on our team's bowl game preparation and recruiting a great group of young men to join our program and this outstanding university. We are working hard every day to re-establish this program and I am excited about the future of Pitt football."

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