With Pitt’s 2022 class recruiting class featuring a small yet solid group of incoming high school talent, restricted by a large number of returners, Pitt doesn’t have a wide array of scholarships to hand out. So, a couple of walk-on commits have been on head coach Pat Narduzzi’s radar.
One of those is 2022 linebacker/fullback/long snapper Brock Wilkins from Kiski Area High School in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, who signed with Pitt Wednesday morning as a preferred walk-on, as shared by Kiski varsity assistant Jordan Thompson.
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Wilkins received interest from Akron, Army, Miami (Ohio) and Harvard during his recruiting process, but he decided to commit and sign with Pitt.
Wilkins helped lead Kiski to a 6-4 season, making an impact across the field and on all sides of the ball for the Cavaliers. Wilkins ran for 496 yards and eight touchdowns on 104 carries, racked up 59 tackles (41 solo), two tackles for loss, two sacks, two passes defended and handled long snapping duties.