It’s quiet out there. Very quiet. The OC search has gone dark for the weekend, and it’s been talked dead anyway. It’s an offical visit weekend, and there have been no leaks. Pitt Basketball played their hearts out yesterday, and that has dominated the Pitt-o-shpere. And the divisional round of the NFL playoffs is underway.
Regarding the OC search, a couple of new names have surfaced since my last article: Joe Rudolph and Mark Whipple. Based on casual observation of this board and Twitter, neither of them appears to be considered a splash hire. We know what Rudolph brings to the table (and it’s not bad, but not what a lot of people profess to want). Whipple looks like an also-ran (which, sadly, probably means he has the inside track).
In recruiting news, Aliquippa four-star DB MJ Devonshire is on an offical visit this weekend. The biggest update to come out of this so far, is that Penn State called Devonshire while he was in Oakland and apparently the call was “great”. There has been no mention of the Pitt visit on Devonshire’s Twitter (as of yet), but you would assume that since it’s Sunday, the visit is still going on… Continue reading “Football Bits and Pieces”