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Monday Recruiting Notebook



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UPDATE (9:57 PM)-

UPDATE (9:04 PM)-

**Another offer to a defensive back by the Panthers tonight. The Pitt staff offered safety Dashaun Jerkins from Woodbridge, Virginia. 247 Sports rates Jerkins as a 3-star recruit with offers from North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland, NC State, Rutgers and Wake Forest.

UPDATES (8:35 PM)-

**For the fourth time in the last few days, Pitt and Charlie Partridge have offered a big-time talent from Florida. Tonight, 4-star cornerback Al Blades (St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale) picked up an offer from Pitt. Blades is son of former Miami Hurricane and NFL player Al Blades and cousin of former Pitt linebacker H.B. Blades.

Blades (6-0, 175) is a 247 Sports 4-star recruit with offers from Miami, Auburn, Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Georgia, Michigan, Oklahoma, Penn State and UCLA. 247 Sports rates Blades as one of the top 100 players in the country.

UPDATE (3:12 PM)-

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UPDATE (1:56 PM)-

**Something to keep your eye on. East Allegheny TE/DE T.J. Banks tells that he will visit Penn State on March 25. Banks doesn’t have an offer from Penn State yet but says he’s in contact with Penn State assistant Terry Smith.

UPDATE (12:45 PM)-

**Big-time New Jersey quarterback Devin Leary tells me that he’ll be visiting Pitt next weekend. He’s one of the four quarterbacks that have received an offer from Pitt in the last month.

**Speaking of quarterbacks, I’m also told that Washington DC quarterback Kevin Doyle is expected to visit Pitt within the next couple of weeks.

UPDATE (9:08 AM)-

UPDATE (8:48 AM)-

**I want to correct something  that I said in our podcast last week. When talking about the quarterbacks, I said Washington DC quarterback Kevin Doyle’s timeline was July or August but that isn’t the case. I was informed over the weekend, Doyle plans on making a decision a lot sooner than that.

Im being told that he wants to attend and watch a Pitt Spring practice and spend some time with offensive coordinator Shawn Watson.

UPDATE (8:07 AM)-

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