Football recruits across the country were anxiously awaiting the clock to strike midnight as their college recruiting became official.
September 1st is the day that college coaches are officially allowed to start making contact and recruiting players via text messages, direct messages, e-mails and letters. This is an important and exciting time for players as they start to see which programs will possibly have interest in recruiting them over the next couple of seasons.
The Pitt Panther football were up at midnight making initial contact with players. Pittsburgh Sports Now has been monitoring activity via Twitter and here are some of the players that Pitt has reached out to. We will continue to update this list throughout the day.
Trevell Mullen: 4-star cornerback from Coconut Creek High School in Pompano Beach, Florida. Holds offers from Pitt, Florida, Indiana, Oregon, Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky, Miami (FL), Penn State, Syracuse and West Virginia.
Maleek McNeil: 3-star offensive tackle from The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Holds offers from Boston College, UMass, Rutgers and Central Michigan.
James Weatherspoon: Outside linebacker from Jones High School in Orlando, Florida. Holds offers from Arizona State, Florida Atlantic, Kentucky, Missouri, Central Florida and Western Michigan.
Sean Wilson: 3-star wide receiver from Christ The King Regional High School in Middle Village, New York. Holds offers from Arizona State, Kentucky, Miami (FL), Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
Jaiden Brown: Running back from Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, New Jersey.
Lorenzo Jenkins: Wide receiver from Fox Chapel High School.
Jamari Lyons: 3-star defensive tackle from Viera High School in Viera, Florida. Lyons holds offers from West Virginia, Central Florida, Rutgers, Penn State, Miami (FL), Maryland, Kansas, Iowa State, Illinois, Georgia Tech and Florida.
Marcus Allen: 3-star cornerback from Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia. Allen holds offers from Pitt, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Rutgers, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Iowa, Iowa State, Georgia, Georgia Tech and Boston College.
Peter Kikwata: 4-star wide receiver from Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. Kikwata holds offers from Pitt, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida State, Maryland, Miami (FL), Penn State, Rutgers, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
Drew Shelton: 4-star offensive tackle from Downington West High School in Downington, Pennsylvania. Shelton holds offers from Arizona State, Florida, Kansas State, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State, Rutgers, Stanford, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
Devin Barren: Defensive back/athlete from Pittsburgh Central Catholic.
School:Pittsburgh Central Catholic
Ps:1x Wpial championship!!https://t.co/BHxveRhuXv
— Devin Barren 2️⃣ (@BarrenDevin) August 9, 2020
Breven Stubbs: 3-Star Cornerback from Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, Maryland. Stubbs holds an offer from Maryland.
Curtis Whiting: Running back/defensive back from Hackensack High School in New Jersey.
JD Younger: Running back/defensive back from Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School.
— 𝑱𝑫 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒈𝒆𝒓 ❸ (@JdBandz) January 20, 2020
Nick Campbell: 3-star DE from Lake Minneola, Florida. Campbell holds offers from Pitt, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Nebraska, Tennessee, Central Florida, South Florida, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
Jeremiah Hasley: H-Back/Linebacker from Pine-Richland High School.
— Jeremiah Hasley (@jeremiahasley) November 20, 2019
Pharoh Fisher: Defensive back from Serra Catholic High School.
https://t.co/94yRbpbyW2 Almost time to go to work🤘🏾🏈
— Pharoh Fisher (@fisher_pharoh) June 21, 2020
Sean FitzSimmons: Defensive tackle from Central Valley High School.
Sophomore Season Highlights- 15 Games- 133 Tackles- 52 Solo Tackles- 9 Sacks- 26 TFL- https://t.co/gcJkEbwIQT
— Sean FitzSimmons (@seanfitz50) December 13, 2019