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UPDATE (8:38 PM)-
**Here are the first public comments from former Pitt defensive line coach Thomas Sims. No official word from Pitt about his status.
Once a Panther, always a Panther. I am a TRUE and Proud Pitt Man. Thank you Pitt for all of the love and support! #H2P
— Coach Thomas Sims (@CoachTomSims) February 7, 2017
UPDATE (8:28 PM)-
Duquesne and Marshall watched 6-3 2017 G David Collins go for 18 points and 10 rebounds in @Firstlove_hoops win over Wesley Christian.
— RHoops247 (@RHoopsRecruits) February 6, 2017
UPDATE (7:51 PM)-
**Just confirmed that Lima, Ohio wide receiver Keaton Upshaw will attend Pitt’s Junior Day on February 25. Upshaw, who’s the cousin of Pitt wide receiver Ruben Flowers, received an offer from Pitt last week.
UPDATE (7:44 PM)-
**Big time offer tonight for Aliquippa 4-star safety Kwantel Raines. The battle for Raines will go all the way until Signing Day 2018.
— WPIAL_Insider (@WPIAL_Insider) February 6, 2017
UPDATE (7:38 PM)-
**Seems Pitt offensive coordinator Shawn Watson is popular on Twitter right now.
— Trendsmap Pittsburgh (@TrendsPGH) February 7, 2017
UPDATE (7:00 PM)-
**New Pitt offensive coordinator Shawn Watson officially updated his Twitter account to reflect his new job with the Panthers. Watson can be found on Twitter @CoachWattsPitt.
Thought you might be interested in some of the recruits that Watson started following: Philadelphia OT Justin Johnson, Erie OT Juice Scruggs, Archbishop Wood TE Kyle Pitts, New Jersey WR Jahan Dotson, Maryland WR Daniel George, Cincinnati QB Chase Wolf, Washington DC QB Kevin Doyle, East Allegheny TE/DE TJ Banks, Thomas Jefferson DT Devin Danielson, Aliquippa safety Kwantel Raines, Harrisburg TE/DE Micah Parsons, Belle Vernon OT Blake Zubovic, Pennridge LB Nick Tarburton, Harrisburg WR Shaquon Anderson, IMG Academy Artur Sitkowski, Pine-Richland QB Phil Jurkovic.
UPDATE (9:00 AM)-
**Now that the NFL season is over, it’s time for the NFL Draft. This updated mock draft has a couple Pitt Panthers going in the 2nd round.
New mock draft. This week, three full rounds https://t.co/pPWTb0MQiQ
— Dan Kadar (@MockingTheDraft) February 6, 2017
UPDATE (8:48 AM)-
**I’ve confirmed another visitor to Pitt’s upcoming Junior Day. OT Colin Woodside (6-5, 270) from Fairfield High School in Lancaster, Ohio will be visiting Pitt on February 25th. Woodside doesn’t have an offer yet but Coach Peterson is recruiting him hard and an offer could be on the way.
UPDATE (7:21 AM)-
— Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) February 6, 2017