Pittsburgh Sports Now https://pittsburghsportsnow.com Pittsburgh's #1 Site for Pitt Football, Pitt Basketball, and WPIAL Recruiting and News Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:54:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 105179077 Pennsylvania LB Brandon George Becomes 9th Commitment of the Day https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/pennsylvania-lb-brandon-george-becomes-9th-commitment-of-the-day/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/pennsylvania-lb-brandon-george-becomes-9th-commitment-of-the-day/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:54:29 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44368 It’s hard to imagine a program getting nine commitments in a day but that’s what Pitt accomplished on this record day of recruiting. Tonight, linebacker Brandon George (Reading, Pennsylvania) became commitment number nine of the day for Pat Narduzzi. The big middle linebacker received the offer from Pitt in the last two weeks and decided […]

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Pitt’s Big Day Continues as Both Nelms & Hill Commit https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/pitts-big-continues-as-both-nelms-hill-commit/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/pitts-big-continues-as-both-nelms-hill-commit/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:46:33 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44357 The worrying and conversation about the lack of Pitt football commitments is a thing of the past. The record day of commitments was capped off when safety Brandon Hill and defensive Bryce Nelms made verbal commitments to the Panthers. Nelms (6-6, 255) is a 3-star defensive end from West Orange, New Jersey. Nelms held Power […]

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Alabama Defensive End Brandon Mack Decides ‘Pitt Is It’ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/alabama-defensive-end-brandon-mack-decides-pitt-is-it/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/alabama-defensive-end-brandon-mack-decides-pitt-is-it/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:10:54 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44315 The Pitt Panthers landed a big-time defensive recruit today in three-star defensive end Brandon Mack. Mack (6-4, 220) is from Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, Alabama gave Pitt a verbal commitment during his official visit. This is big for Pitt because Mack was considered a lean towards LSU. A few weeks ago, Mack released […]

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Maryland DE Deandre Jules is Commit No. 7 for Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/maryland-de-deandre-jules-is-commit-no-7-for-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/maryland-de-deandre-jules-is-commit-no-7-for-pitt/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:24:32 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44338 The seventh commit in Pitt’s 2019 recruiting class and the sixth of the weekend is Maryland defensive end Deandre Jules. Jules, a 6-foot-3, 250-pound strong side defensive end from Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland is rated as a consensus three-star recruit and the No. 17 prospect in all of Maryland. Jules picked Pitt over […]

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Florida Linebacker Khadry Jackson Commits to Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/florida-linebacker-khadry-jackson-commits-to-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/florida-linebacker-khadry-jackson-commits-to-pitt/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:01:34 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44311 The flurry of Pitt commitments continued as linebacker Khadry Jackson verbally joined Pitt’s Class of 2019. Jackson (6-2, 200) made the decision prior to leaving Pittsburgh from his official visit weekend to go back to his home in Orlando, Florida. Last weekend, Jackson received an offer from Pitt while participating in their camp and a […]

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Florida RB Vincent Davis is commit No. 5 for Pitt in 2019 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/florida-rb-vincent-davis-is-commit-no-5-for-pitt-in-2019/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/florida-rb-vincent-davis-is-commit-no-5-for-pitt-in-2019/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:49:21 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44320 Florida running back Vincent Davis is the fifth commit in Pitt’s Class of 2019. Davis, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound back is from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the same high school as 2018 Pitt commit Marquis Williams. Davis was rated as a three-star prospect and chose Pitt over offers from Boston College, Illinois, […]

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Quarterback Davis Beville Commits to Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/quarterback-davis-beville-commits-to-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/quarterback-davis-beville-commits-to-pitt/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:47:51 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44292 Pitt’s 2019 class has a quarterback. This morning while wrapping up the weekend of official visits, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi landed the commitment of three-star quarterback Davis Beville. Beville, a 6-foot-6 pocket passer from Greenville, South Carolina, is the No. 24 pro-style quarterback in the country according to 247 Sports. He chose Pitt over […]

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Defensive Tackle Calijah Kancey Commits to Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/defensive-tackle-calijah-kancey-commits-to-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/17/defensive-tackle-calijah-kancey-commits-to-pitt/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:38:26 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44275 Pat Narduzzi has landed another commitment from Miami, Florida. Defensive tackle Calijah Kancey from Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida has given Pitt a verbal commitment while on his official visit. Kancey (6-2, 260) is rated as 3-star recruit and held other offers from Georgia Tech, Louisville, South Carolina, Kansas State, Rutgers and South Florida. […]

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Busy Day of Recruiting News for Pitt and Robert Morris https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/busy-day-of-recruiting-news-for-pitt-and-robert-morris/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/busy-day-of-recruiting-news-for-pitt-and-robert-morris/#respond Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:17:52 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44257 Yesterday was a big day in basketball recruiting as the dead/no-contact period was lifted with sophomore prospects. That meant college basketball staffs from across the country were out making contact with players in the Class of 2020. The staffs at Pitt and Robert Morris were particularly active. In fact, Andy Toole extended offers to five […]

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PSN Recruiting Notebook: June 16 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/psn-recruiting-notebook-june-16/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/psn-recruiting-notebook-june-16/#respond Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:15:43 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44261 The PSN Recruiting Notebook is your top source for recruiting notes on Pitt, Duquesne, Robert Morris and the WPIAL.  UPDATE (8:24 PM)- Benton Harbor 2020 F Carlos Johnson was offered by Cleveland State, Duquesne, Kent State, VCU, and West Virginia (Story) https://t.co/lkaO6EjyFk @scoobycm35 @coachcster @TheFamily_bball pic.twitter.com/c4Zvk58WHP — The D Zone Basketball (@TheDZoneBBall) June 17, 2018 […]

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Duquesne’s Kiersten Elliott Grateful for Scholarship https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/duquesnes-kiersten-elliott-grateful-for-scholarship/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/16/duquesnes-kiersten-elliott-grateful-for-scholarship/#respond Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:53:47 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44254 PITTSBURGH – Duquesne’s Kiersten Elliott thought she was opening another compliance letter to be signed. Her coach Dan Burt had said as much while distributing white envelopes to Elliott and her teammates. However, the contents inside Elliott’s envelope were anything but. The Duquesne women’s basketball Twitter feed posted this video around 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning: As […]

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Die-Hards: Examining the TE Depth Chart for Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/die-hards-examining-the-te-depth-chart-for-pitt/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 22:20:56 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44223 The second “Pat Signal” of this recruiting season produced a talented, junior-college tight end. Travis Koontz (6-5, 250) from Ventura College in California made a verbal commitment to Pitt while completing his official visit. Koontz will have two years of playing eligibility for the Panthers and becomes the second “veteran” tight end that’s joined Pitt […]

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Top JUCO TE Travis Koontz Commits to Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/top-juco-te-travis-koontz-commits-to-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/top-juco-te-travis-koontz-commits-to-pitt/#comments Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:05:37 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44190 The big weekend for Pitt official visits has gotten off to a great start for Pat Narduzzi. Travis Koontz, the top ranked junior college tight end in the country, gave Pitt a verbal commitment on Friday. Koontz becomes Pitt’s second commitment in the Class of 2019. Koontz (6-5, 250), who attends Ventura College in California, […]

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Recruiting Class Intact as Corcoran Sticks With Pitt https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/recruiting-class-intact-as-corcoran-sticks-with-pitt/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/recruiting-class-intact-as-corcoran-sticks-with-pitt/#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:20:53 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44204 Pitt baseball commit and Malvern Prep right-handed pitcher Billy Corcoran, who was selected in the 2018 MLB Draft, will honor his commitment to Pitt. Corcoran was drafted in the 36th Round by the Texas Rangers, but has forgone his pro prospects to come to Pitt starting this fall and play for Joe Jordano and pitching […]

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Ohio DE Dontay Hunter: ‘Pitt Was An Eye Opener’ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/ohio-de-dontay-hunter-pitt-was-an-eye-opener/ https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/15/ohio-de-dontay-hunter-pitt-was-an-eye-opener/#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:25:02 +0000 https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/?p=44171 While the majority of official visits to Pitt begin today, one player just wrapped up his this morning. 3-star defensive end Dontay Hunter (Westerville, Ohio) started his official on Wednesday and is now on his way to Purdue. Following the weekend in Purdue, Hunter plans on making his college decision on Monday. As he was […]

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