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UPDATE (6:45 P.M.)-
** Pitt received a commitment from Class of 2020 walk-on William King￼, he announced on Twitter￼.
I’m extremely excited to announce I will be continuing my football career at Pitt. Thank you all coaches, teammates and friends for everything! pic.twitter.com/b3NftEbqL5
— William King IV (@WilliamKingIV2) January 25, 2020
King is a 6-foot-5, 235-pound edge rusher from Holland, Michigan.
** Moon lineman Brenden Luffey committed to West Liberty, he announced on Twitter. Luffey, a 6-foot-3 lineman, picked the Division II Hilltoppers over Division I offers from Robert Morris and Rhode Island.
UPDATE (5:45 P.M.)-
** One of Pitt’s several visitors from Virginia on Saturday earned an offer from the Panthers while he was on campus.
Marian Granger, a 5-foot-11, 160-pound sophomore wide receiver from Maury High School in Norfolk, Va., received his fifth Division I offer from wide receivers coach and Virginia recruiter Chris Beatty. Granger also holds offers from Liberty, Old Dominion, Tennessee and Virginia Tech.
— Marian Granger (@GrangerMarian) January 25, 2020
UPDATE (5:15 P.M.)-
** Peters Township Class of 2021 safety Donovan McMillon continues to pile up offers. Late Friday night, he received an offer from Army West Point.
That makes 15 Division I offers, with Army joining Air Force, Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Kent State, Lehigh, Miami-Ohio, Pitt, Purdue, Syracuse, Temple, Toledo and William & Mary as teams that are seeking out the services of the 6-foot-2, 185-pound defensive back.
I received a phone call from @CoachJohnLoose and the Army coaching staff this evening and they just offered. Thank you for giving me the possible opportunity to play for the United States Military Academy at West Point. It truly is an honor. Thank you! ⚔️🔶⚫️ #GoBlackKnights pic.twitter.com/NUfM9go4NP
— Donovan McMillon (@donovanmcmillo3) January 25, 2020
UPDATE (2:14 PM)-
**Gateway junior safety Shane Thrift is making an unofficial visit today to Toledo.
UPDATE (12:46 PM)-
**Congrats to Montour 2020 OT/DT George Padezanin who committed today to Lehigh.
❗️Thank You Montour❗️
🚨CAREER HIGHLIGHTS🚨 https://t.co/NDVufvGsxP
— George Padezanin (@georgepadezanin) December 2, 2019
UPDATE (12:00 PM)-
**It’s turning into Virginia day at Pitt as we’ve confirmed a 5th recruit making an unofficial visit. Sophomore offensive tackle Desaun Williams (6’4”, 290) from Life Christian Academy in Colonial Heights Academy. Williams holds offers from Pitt, Rutgers, Baylor, Virginia, West Virginia and Liberty.
2019-20 Season highlights! Check me out💯 https://t.co/zVGrt9ltkr
— TankWill (@desaunwilliams) December 15, 2019
UPDATE (8:30 AM)-
**A fourth player from Virginia will be at Pitt today on an unofficial visit. Paul Hutson’s teammate sophomore wide receiver Ahmarian Granger (5’11”, 165) is also making the trip. Granger currently holds offers from Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Liberty and Old Dominion. This Virginia group is being recruited by Chris Beatty. As we reported yesterday, 2021 3-star wide receivers Myles Alston and 2021 4-star DE Naquan Brown are also visiting today.
UPDATE (8:17 AM)-
**Another player from Virginia will be visiting Pitt today. Sophomore defensive tackle Paul Hutson III from Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia will make an unofficial visit. Hutson (6’0, 265) has an offer list from Pitt, Virginia Tech, Maryland, East Carolina and William & Mary.
SAVAGE SOPHOMORE 🦍🦍https://t.co/fysYmR9sbB
— Paul Hutson III (@P_Hutson2022) December 20, 2019
UPDATE (8:10 AM)-
**Here’s another reason to be excited if you’re a Pitt basketball fan. Delaware transfer Ithiel Horton will be a part of the rotation next year. Listen to Jeff Capel talk about him.
Do not sleep on Ithiel Horton folks. Hearing the way Jeff Capel talked about him in these clips made me want to liquidate my assets and buy stock in him somehow pic.twitter.com/3bADrqKKaB
— Capel Faithful (@CapelFaithful) January 24, 2020