Pitt names practice fields for Beano Cook

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The name of one of college football's great historians now graces the practice fields at his alma mater.

The Pittsburgh Panthers open fall camp on Tuesday, and the teams practiced for the first time on fields named for the late Beano Cook, longtime ESPN commentator and Pitt alum.

Cook grew up in Pittsburgh, and graduated from Pitt in 1954. He went on to work in the college football media in various capacities, but most notably for ESPN from 1986 until he passed away in October, 2012.

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