Saturday Pitt/WPIAL Notes

UPDATE (7:12 PM)-

UPDATE (4:38 PM)-

Congrats to East Allegheny junior TE/DE TJ Banks who picked up an offer today from Maryland.

UPDATE (2:10 PM)-

**That Coach Salem just never stops working!!

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Will Reeves Join Pitt Today?

Will today finally be the day tight end Charles Reeves commits to Pitt?

It seems like we’ve been talking about Reeves for many months and asking will he commit to Pat Narduzzi and Pitt?

The 4-star tight end from Steubenville, Ohio will reportedly make his decision today.  I still haven’t been able to confirm what time Reeves will announce the news.

TE Charles Reeves (Photo credit: Mike Vukovcan)
TE Charles Reeves (Photo credit: Mike Vukovcan)

Reeves would be a huge get for Pitt and a player that has a skill set to contribute right away. I’m sure offensive coordinator Matt Canada is already imagining calling plays with a pair of tight ends like Reeves and Chris Clark.

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Friday Pitt Recruiting Notes

UPDATE (2:46 PM)-

** Just heard from Donovan Jeter and he told me that Pat Narduzzi is expected to be at his game tonight. If Pitt doesn’t eventually land Jeter, it won’t be for a lack of effort.

UPDATE (12:10 PM)-

** Pitt’s recruitment of Ohio 4-star athlete continues. I spoke briefly with White who told me that Pitt assistant John Peterson was in to see him this week plus he spoke with various members of the Pitt defensive staff by phone.

White believes that he’ll receive a Pitt offer at the end of his season and that the plan right now could be for him to play safety.

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Motley Steps Up For Pitt

PITTSBURGH — Pitt’s 45-31 win over Virginia was an important one for the team, as the Panthers try to crawl back into the race in the ACC Coastal Division.

But the performance — particularly in the second half — of the secondary, could be an even bigger result for the team.

With the Cavaliers trailing by a touchdown at the half, the Pitt defensive backs locked down the passing attack. Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert went 7 for 20 for 93 yards in the second half. Even more impressive was that the Panthers did it without the services of cornerback Avonte Maddox (elbow) and safety Terrish Webb (undisclosed).

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Thursday Pitt/WPIAL Notebook

Sorry for boring you with this information but it’s exciting for our website. Tuesday and Wednesday were the biggest back-to-back traffic days in our site’s history. Thank you!

UPDATE (12:38 PM)-

UPDATE (10:40 AM)-

** Beaver Falls DT Donovan Jeter tells me that he will make an official visit to Michigan this coming weekend. Jeter has now made two official visits (Notre Dame and Michigan).

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