Pitt’s class of 2022 was mostly wrapped up on Signing Day in December, but a couple of late commits will continue to roll in up through Signing Day on Wednesday mainly in the form of preferred walk-ons.
One of those is in the form of Pittsburgh Central Catholic’s Josh Altsman. Altsman, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound tight end/defensive end, committed to Pitt as a PWO over offers from Robert Morris, St. Francis, Duquesne and Fordham.
— Josh Altsman (@josh_alts) February 1, 2022
Altsman caught 14 passes for 170 yards and four touchdowns as a receiving threat as a tight end/h-back while chipping in along the defensive line where needed.
With Pitt’s tendency to utilize two tight ends in offensive sets, Altsman could have the chance work his way up the tight end depth chart as Pitt adjusts to the loss of Lucas Krull.
Altsman is continuing a trend of the Altsman’s arriving from Pitt from Central Catholic as his older brother Matt is already on Pitt’s roster, joining the team as a walk-on offensive lineman.
Pitt’s 2022 recruiting class and transfer class have both had success of late, as two recent Pitt commits, Jimmy Scott and Che Nwabuko rose to four stars and Pitt locked up Konata Mumpfield, Shayne Simon and Kedon Slovis from the transfer portal.