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Pitt Adds Grey Brancifort to the Football Roster

Pitt Adds Grey Brancifort to the Football Roster

A couple of years ago, George Aston joined the Pitt football program as a walk-on and eventually earned a scholarship by becoming a valuable member of the offense.

Last night, a player announced that he’s joining Pitt as a walk-on and hopes to follow the same path as Aston.

Grey Brancifort is from Pickerington Central High School in Pickerington, Ohio. Although he was a highly productive middle linebacker, he will be joining the Pitt roster as a fullback. If you watch his highlights, it’s extremely apparent that Brancifort is a very physical player.

After announcing the news last night, PSN talked with Brancifort about what went his decision to become a Pitt Panther.

Courtesy of Grey Brancifort

“I’ve been in communication with Pitt for about a month now as Coach Powell has visited me couple times at my school and wanted me to come on a visit to Pitt,” said Brancifort.

“The biggest reason I decide to go to Pitt is because they just made me feel like family and the facilities are just great.”

I asked Brancifort what the coaches are telling him as far as his opportunity on the team.

“The coaches been telling me I could earn a spot at fullback and that I could be a special teams player too,” said Brancifort.

“My biggest strength is probably my work ethic and  I’m excited about this opportunity and can’t wait to prove myself.”


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Pick Central is a strong program. Central Ohio has a lot of high schools…just ask Michigan and MSU.

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