While the day wasn’t successful on the field yesterday for Pitt, it was off the field in terms of the number of recruits that the program hosted for 2019 Homecoming.
In terms of numbers, it was the largest group of players that the Pitt program hosted this season for a home game. As we’re starting to learn, a large number of these players consisted of local players and also players in the Class of 2021.
Here are some of the players that were at Heinz Field on Saturday. We’ll update this list as we learn of more names.
*Jack Pugh, 2021 3-star defensive end from Hilliard Bradley High School in Hilliard, Ohio. Pugh (6’5″, 235) holds offers from Pitt, Iowa State, Indiana, Akron, Bowling Green, Toledo and Kent State.
*Levi Wentz, 2020 cornerback/wide receiver from Pine-Richland High School. Wentz is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Nijal Mooney, 2021 linebacker from Roger Bacon High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.
*Ta’Mere Robinson, 2023 athlete from Brashear High School. This freshman just received an offer from William & Mary and will be a Power Five recruit.
*C.J. Dippre, 2021 athlete from Lakeland High School in Jermyn, Pennsylvania. Dippre holds offers from Boston College and Bowling Green.
*Jalen Carter, 2021 athlete from Union High School in Union, New Jersey. Carter is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Brian Shane, 2021 quarterback from Kettering, Ohio. Shane is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Shane Hartzell, 2021 linebacker from Pennridge High School in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. Hartzell is looing for his first D-1 offer.
*Donovan McMillon, 2021 safety from Peters Township High School. McMillon recently received his first D-1 offer from Akron.
*Josh Hough, 2021 running back from Beaver Falls High School. Hough is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Andre Proffitt, 2021 defensive tackle from Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio. Proffitt is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Johnny Crise, 2020 athlete from Highland High School.
*Kevin Smith, 2022 athlete from Brashear High School.
*Jack Flowers, 2021 lineman from Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Ohio. Flowers is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Kyler Barnett, 2021 lineman from Coventry High School in Akron, Ohio. Barnett is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Ryan Hallan, 2021 athlete from Roger Bacon High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.
*Tyler Hill, 2021 defensive back from Seton LaSalle High School. Hill is looking for his first D-1 offer.
*Ethan Carr, 2021 athlete from Penn-Trafford High School.
*Marques Watson-Trent, 2020 athlete from Blackhawk High School. Watson-Trent holds offers from Navy, Howard, William & Mary, UMass and a number of Ivy League programs.