New York 2022 three-star defensive end Jimmy Scott announced on Monday that he was has committed to play for the Pitt Panthers.
Scott made an official visit to Pitt over the weekend and informed Pat Narduzzi of his decision on Sunday. Scott becomes the sixth announced member of Pitt’s Class of 2022. The 6-foot-3, 250-pound pass rusher is first defensive end and the third defensive lineman to join Pitt’s recruiting class, joining Central Valley three-star defensive tackle Sean FitzSimmons and Delaware three-star defensive tackle Elijah Statham.
Scott originally committed to Tennessee in August of 2020 before de-committing in January following the firing of Jeremy Pruitt and other coaching changes with the Volunteers program.
Along with Pitt, Scott also held offers from Arizona State, Arkansas, Boston College, Buffalo, Colorado, Duke, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kent State, Maryland, Michigan State, Minnesota, NC State, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Rutgers, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M and West Virginia.
Prior to his visit to Pitt, Scott made an official visit to Rutgers and was scheduled to make ones this month with Boston College and West Virginia.
Scott played for St. Francis High School in Hamburg, New York, which is along the Lake Erie shoreline just south of Buffalo. The Lancers played just five games in a pandemic-abbreviated 2020-21 season, all this spring.
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