Pitt secured yet another verbal from Virginia today, near-four-star running back Malik Newton. That’s four commits from Virginia this year for Beatty, and more than 20% off the 2021 recruiting class.
Newton is a coveted 5.7 – three star, which is just a tenth of a point less than a four-star ranking. He joins OL Terrence Enos and DE Nahki Johnson as one of the three 5.7+’s in Pitt’s 2021 class. He’s the 8th ranked prospect in Virginia and the 18th ranked running back in the country. Not a bad pickup for an offense that loves to pass the ball (although you have to admit Pitt didn’t exactly have any bell-cow types in the running back room last year).
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