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UPDATE (7:01 PM)-
**Here’s some video of incoming Duquesne 2017 recruit Jamari Wheeler. Looks like a player!
— HoopMIA (@Hoop_MIA) January 3, 2017
UPDATE (6:55 PM)-
**Pitt’s new punter is in town and apparently shopping with fellow Australian Steeler punter Jordan Berry.
— Kirk Christodoulou (@kirkchristo) January 3, 2017
UPDATE (6:40 PM)-
**Looks like Coach Salem is picking up a certain quarterback (Max Browne) from the airport.
— Tim Salem (@CoachTimSalem) January 3, 2017
UPDATE (3:25 PM)-
— Alan Saunders (@ASaunders_PGH) January 3, 2017
UPDATE (9:43 AM)-
**Over the weekend, Jeff Thomas impressed plenty of people after he was named MVP of the UA All-American Game. Since then, Pitt HC Pat Narduzzi started following Thomas on Twitter and Paris Ford tweeted about him.
Thomas (St. Louis, Illinois) who is currently uncommitted, is a 247 Sports 4-star recruit with offers from Louisville, Miami, Illinois, Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Ohio State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Michigan and Michigan State.
UPDATE (9:39 AM)-
**Last night Kevin Stallings extended an offer to a talented junior shooting guard. 2018 SG Tim Finke (Champaign, Illinois) picked up an offer from Pitt. Finke is rated by 247 Sports as a 4-star prospect with offers from schools like Illinois, USC, Oregon, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Marquette. 247 Sports thinks Finke is one of the Top 75 players in the Class of 2018.
UPDATE (9:23 AM)-
**A name that’s been brought up as a candidate for the vacant Pitt offensive coordinators spot has a new job. Ohio State co-offensive coordinator Tim Beck has been hired at Texas as Tom Herman’s new offensive coordinator.
**Pitt’s possible 2017 quarterback is on his way to town. USC transfer Max Browne left California this morning and is flying to Pittsburgh. Browne is enrolled at Pitt and will get started on getting familiar with the Pitt football program.
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