WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE SPORTS NOW NETWORKS:
Steelers Now– A disappointing ending last night to the Steelers 2020-21 season. Alan Saunders has every angle coverage with as much coverage of the Steelers as you’ll find anywhere.
WV Sports Now– Former West Virginia center Oscar Tshiebwe has a new college home and a recap of the first West Virginia wrestling match of the season.
Nittany Sports Now– A former Nittany Lions gets his first college football job plus a look at a former Penn State great that is likely to change NFL teams in the off-season.
Pgh Hockey Now– Dan will have a complete breakdown of last night’s team scrimmage. Plus, with the season opener on Wednesday, a big off-season acquisition has finally arrived for the Pens.
Update (8:35 PM)-
**Pitt extends an offer to 2022 DE Venson Sneed from Winter Park, Florida. Sneed (6’5”, 250) also holds offers from Iowa State, West Virginia, Kentucky and Central Florida. Sneed received the offer from Tim Salem.
I am blessed, honored and humble to say that I have received my 5th D1 offer to the University house f Pitt #H2P @CoachTimSalem @OS_ChrisHays @CoachHoats @WPCatsFootball @247Sports pic.twitter.com/cqnGzU20I7
— Venson Sneed (@SneedVenson) January 12, 2021
Update (6:49 PM)-
**Former Pitt TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart signs a Reserve/Futures contract with the NY Giants. Last season, he spent time with Minnesota, Green Bay and the NY Giants.
#Giants have signed Nakia Griffin-Stewart, TE and Nate Wieting, TE to Reserve/Futures Contracts.
— James Layton (@RedZoneInsider) January 11, 2021
Update (5:27 PM)-
**Central Valley 2022 defensive tackle Sean FitzSimmons received his third Power 5 offer, the latest being from Duke. FitzSimmons also holds offers from Pitt, Wake Forest, Akron, Buffalo, Kent State, Liberty, UMass, Penn, Princeton and Toledo.
— Sean FitzSimmons (@seanfitz50) January 11, 2021
Update (3:10 PM)-
**Pitt extends an offer today to 2023 wide receiver Andy Jean from Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida. Jean received the offer from Charlie Partridge. Along with Pitt, Jean (6’1″, 175) also holds offers from Miami, Georgia.
— iam_j80 (@1typeandy) March 22, 2020
Update (1:19 PM)-
MOVING ON UP! ⬆️
— RMU Men’s Hockey (@RMUMHockey) January 11, 2021
Update (1:10 PM)-
— PGH Sports History (@PGH_Sports_Date) January 11, 2021
— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) January 11, 2021
Update (11:19 AM)-
Pitt QB @kennypickett10 working Gun 3 and Plant throwing Seam with slight layer vs Middle Closed to Maryland WR Nick DeGennaro. Confirm/Hold/Move FS early in drop. Great job gathering on last 2 under body and staying balanced on step closing shoulder/snapping hips to throw. #qb pic.twitter.com/myyFBJcTTp
— Tony Racioppi (@Tonyrazz03) January 11, 2021
Update (11:06 AM)-
“I still talk to Pittsburgh everyday or every other day. I love the coaches and the program and they have the same pitch in recruiting of wanting me to come in run the team, play my game and lead them.” https://t.co/vkszaXe3mZ
— George Michalowski (@MichalowskiCBB) January 11, 2021
Update (8:41 AM)-
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 11, 2021
Update (8:40 AM)-
— RMU Men’s Hockey (@RMUMHockey) January 10, 2021
Update (8:32 AM)-
@kennypickett10 firing a strike to @PenaTrebor in preparation for 2021. These Big Red legends understand that in order to achieve sustained success there must be a relentlessness in our hunger to work and GRIND. Big Red Football lays the foundation for our players pic.twitter.com/qMXP1dxaX1
— Big Red Football (@OT_Football) January 11, 2021