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Pitt Meets Today with Rice Grad Transfer Calvin Anderson



Courtesy of Calvin Anderson

Pitt was in Houston today to continue their recruitment of much-sought after Rice OT grad transfer Calvin Anderson.

Last week, PSN told you about Anderson’s initial conversation with Pitt offensive line coach John Peterson and today, those two met face-to-face to continue to build their relationship.

Following this meeting, we spoke with Anderson to get his impression of his morning with Pitt.

“Things went really well, Coach Pete, last week over the phone sounded like a really good guy, but today in person he was even better. I got really good impressions of Coach Pete and Coach Patton, they’re two really good guys. I invited them over to my apartment and with the crazy weather out there, kudos to them for making it out here, they meant a lot to me,” said Anderson.

Courtesy of Calvin Anderson

“Pitt just seems like a really good school and a really good place to develop as a potential NFL player, which is my goal.”

I asked Anderson is there’s anything new today that he learned about Pitt that he didn’t know last week.

“Well, today we talked more specifically about football, my ability and what I’ve done on the field and what he’s seen on tape of me. We actually were in my apartment going through some stuff, some hand drills and other things which was cool. I loved that and I could tell how much he loves the game. He was just oozing of knowledge,” said Anderson.

What’s next for Anderson?

Well, he has the difficult task of trying to come up with five schools that he will make official visits to. That’s not easy considering he’s being pursued by schools such as Texas, Auburn, Michigan, TCU, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Purdue and Duke.

“It’s tough trying to narrow this down, but like I told Coach Peterson, I really, really believe that Pitt will be one of the schools I visit. As high as you can get to 100%, 99.999%, a really good chance. It’s a great school, my family loves it, my girlfriend loves it. As far as the actual plan and picking the schools, I’m going to try to do that this week.”

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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