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Elijah Fields: "I'm A Safety!''

Elijah Fields lines up an opponent.

Elijah Fields wanted to make one thing perfectly clear: He's a safety, even though the 6-foot-2, 225-pound redshirt sophomore quickly added that he could play cornerback or linebacker if necessary.

And at times in the Pittsburgh defense, Elijah Fields gets that opportunity. That occasion occurred during the Panthers' win at Notre Dame this past week, and it could happen again when No. 25 Pitt (6-2, 2-1) takes on Louisville (5-3, 1-2) Saturday at noon at Heinz Field. But it wasn't the case at all when the Panthers were at Navy Oct. 18, and it rarely happened when they played host to Rutgers...

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