Pitt picked up a verbal from four-star DE Elliot Donald on Friday, and I don’t need to belabor the point that this was a win.
Depending on the scouting website you use, Donald is top five or six in the state and top 10 nationally at his position, and Donald’s pledge catapulted Pitt to 26th in the rivals recruiting rankings and 27th in the 247 composite rankings.
I bring the 247 rankings into the discussion for two reasons. First – they don’t get enough press on this site, which has historically stuck to “if it ain’t rivals it’s trash” ethos, and second – I’m about a reference and article that uses the 247 rakings, so there is a bit of selfishness going in here as I attempt to legitimize them. Continue reading “D-Line Kool-Aid”