Monday, July 6, 2009

Pitt Picks up 3 more!

The holiday weekend didn't stop Pitt's recruiting momentum.

On Friday we were able to pick up 6'4 Wr and Terrelle Pryor look alike Andrew Carswell. This is a nice addition for us as our receiving corps just gets taller and taller. We are now at the point where we have guys who can stretch the field and guys who are tall enough to create matchup problems throughout the Big East.

Now if we could just get a quarterback to get them the ball and an OLine to give that quarterback some time. I'd certainly more excited for the WR possibilities than I am for the QB/Oline.

But wait!!!!

Yesterday 4 star guard recruit Matt Rotheram picked Pitt over some major programs such as LSU, Wisconsin, MSU, South Carolina, and Illinois just to name a few. While Jones and I have often debated what our philosophy has been with offensive linemen since we have such a varying group of players, these last 2 years have given us a clearer picture of what to expect. In the past, faster defensive linemen have given us problems. Tony Wise appears to be going after smaller, more athletic linemen that can move and play well against the guys who have given us problems. This year, it looks like Jason Pinkston will be our only starting offensive lineman who weighs more than 300 pounds.

Rotheram is a very nice addition for the Panthers. But just like everyone else from Ohio, he does not have an OSU offer and I'm afraid that he might end up switching if one comes his way. I don't have any real reasons to suspect it, it is just my natural paranoia kicking in.

Lastly, Woody Hills own Khaynin Mosley-Smith verballed to Pitt. We'll just refer to him as KMS from now on so that I can be lazy and not have to type it all out. KMS is another speedy DLineman type. He has the ability to put on some weight and push people around if needed, but he also can beat ya with some moves that you don't typically see with a guy his size. He is only a 3 star, but of the verbals we have gotten this year, he is one of the few that I will get really excited about.

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1 comment:

johnny said...

Nice homage to Billy Mays. I'm also pleased to get the Woody High "pipeline" back in motion.