It’s been a quiet week for Pitt football recruiting but things should be picking up next week and over the next month.
Although no one from the football program as confirmed this, Pittsburgh Sports Now has been told that next weekend will be the teams annual Junior Day.
Aside from that event, spring practices will be starting which means prospective junior recruits will be making visits to the facility.
Last night, PSN started to reach out to numerous juniors to find out if they’ll be coming to check out Pat Narduzzi’s program sometime in the next month.
QB Davis Beville (Simpsonville, SC): Will be visiting Pitt on March 23-24
OG Zach Carpenter (Cincinnati, Ohio): Tells me that “my parents and I would like to come to campus for a spring practice. We’re trying to work out our schedule now, but I’m excited to be able to visit.” Carpenter is a big-time prospect.
LB Kam Blount (Waldorf, Maryland): Blount says he will be visiting this spring for a practice. Pitt was the first team to offer Blount a scholarship.
RB John Branham Jr (Columbus, Ohio): Tells me that “he wants to come back ASAP.”
LB Jalen Graham (Detroit, Michigan): He’s not sure yet if he can make it to Junior Day but says that he plans on visiting sometime in March.
LB Kyi Wright (Farrell, PA): He’s not sure if he’ll be visiting in March but definitely plans on coming in the spring for practice. Pitt was the first school to offer Wright.
QB Connor Bazelak (Dayton, Ohio): Bazelak tells us that he will be visiting Pitt sometime in March.
**We will update this story with more names as we here back from players that were contacted.
LB Brian Ugwa (Hillside, New Jersey): Tells us that he is trying to make it for Junior Day but if he can’t make it, he’ll “definitely be up for a practice.”
LB Jamir Thomas (Massillon, Ohio): Thomas messaged us this morning to say he’d be visiting Pitt in March. Thomas is a very talented prospect .
RB Jordan Castleberry (Lakewood, Ohio): “I am going to contact Coach Powell to visit in March and possibly the spring game.”
LB Keith Maguire (Malvern, PA): Tells us that he’ll most likely be making his visit in the spring.