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UPDATE (12:27 PM)-
**2019 OT Charles Turner (6-5, 260) from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida picked up an offer from Pitt this morning. Turner is a Rivals 3-star recruit with offers from Minnesota, Cincinnati, Kentucky and Missouri. He’s viewed as a prospect on the rise.
UPDATE (11:09 AM)-
**ICYMI, last night Kevin Stallings and his staff offered a highly rated player from Houston, Texas. Charles Smith IV (6-5, 180) is a 4-star shooting guard that’s ranked by 247 Sports as one of the Top 60 juniors in the country and the #7 shooting guard. Smith holds offers from DePaul, Florida, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, California, UConn, TCU, UNLV and USC.
UPDATE (11:04 AM)-
**This morning, Pitt offered one of the most highly rated junior tight ends in the country. Hayden Rucci, a 4-star recruit from Lititz, Pennsylvania, picked up the offer. Rucci (6-5, 225) is rated by Rivals as the #2 junior prospect in the state and the #6 tight end in the country. At this point, Rucci has been offered by Boston College, Duke, Michigan State, Northwestern, Syracuse, Virginia, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Wisconsin.