Three Frosh and a Senior

Three Frosh and a Senior

It was a busy day for Pitt recruiting today.

Pitt landed three 2021 verbals and a grad trafser.

Three of these commits were offensive linemen.

In other news, a local Tight End that Pitt was recruiting signed with Maryland.  sigh

Editor’s note:  CJ Dipre is from Jermyn, PA , which is just north of Scranton, so “local” is a relative term here.  

First, the transfer.  Keldrick Wilson

Per PSN:  6-foot-5, 299-pound tackle from Mt. Ulla, North Carolina, chose Pitt over fellow finalists Indiana, USC and West Virginia. He will have one season of eligibility remaining with the Panthers.

Wilson comes to Pitt via HBCU Hampton University, in Hampton Virginia.  Not much can be found on Wilson.  I thought there might be a rivals profile from 2015, but no luck.  Pitt did beat out USC, Indiana and WVU for Wilson’s services so that is something.   Welcome to Pitt K.J.  We are glad to have you.

Next lets get on to the 2021 commits.  We’ll keep with the offensive line theme to start.  Pitt received commits from two OL’s out of Detroit, and that is noteworthy for several reasons.  First, because Pitt has been signing an average of two OL’s per season for the last several years, so two in one day is well, noteworthy.  Second, because one of them is a coveted 5.7.  Pitt apparently doesn’t sign enough of these.  Third because these guys are from Detroit and Pitt has not had a ton of luck in Michigan in recent years, even though it’s within driving distance and Narduzzi supposedly has ties there.   These two commits could potentially signal a change.

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