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A Final Second Resolution to Go to Pitt Pays Off For 2024 ATH Jameer Grimsley



Tampa Bay Catholic Excessive College has two gamers that the Pitt Panthers would very very like to finally add to their program.

The issue with that’s that many different Energy 5 groups really feel the identical manner about TJ Moore and Jameer Grimsley.

Moore (6-foot-3, 185 kilos) is a 2024 four-star extensive receiver that has already made a number of visits to Pitt and whereas it’s too troublesome to precisely predict Pitt’s probabilities, they’re undoubtedly a consideration because of the sturdy relationship he’s shaped with Tiquan Underwood.

As is the case with Moore, Grimsley is a 2024 athlete that’s additionally listening to from a ton of Energy 5 packages. At this level of his recruitment, Grimsley holds affords from Alabama, Auburn, Boston Faculty, Duke, Florida State, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, NC State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Rutgers, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Central Florida and West Virginia.

Pitt grew to become the newest college to enter the image as they formally provided him in particular person on Thursday when he visited to attend their second spring follow.

This journey to Pittsburgh wasn’t one thing that had been within the works, and Grimsley instructed PSN the way it got here collectively.

“I flew into Pittsburgh as a result of I used to be already planning to take an unofficial go to to Penn State,” mentioned Moore. “Since I used to be already in Pittsburgh, I used to be like, I would as properly cease by and take a go to. I knew that Pittsburgh was a fairly cool metropolis they usually have a very nice campus, so I needed to come back have a look. So, I let the Pitt coaches know that I used to be coming after which I used to be I right here, they provided me.”

An fascinating observe is that previous to the go to, Pitt was recruiting Grimsley as a large receiver however after the go to, they knowledgeable him that in addition they like him as a cornerback.

Though the go to was final minute, Grimsley tells PSN he’s glad that he got here and gave us a few of issues that stood out to him.

“The go to was nice,” mentioned Grimsley. “The amenities are very nice. They share every part with the Pittsburgh Steelers, so you realize that they’re going to be taken care of. I actually like Pitt’s colours and their uniforms, they’re actually cool. The Pitt coaches actually know their stuff. They graduated all of their seniors which is actually good, they usually put a number of defensive backs within the league. Coach Collins and Coach Sanders are my foremost recruiters.

“So far as issues that stood out to me, the success they’ve with defensive backs, together with the truth that you’ll be able to watch NFL practices day by day. You actually get to see NFL expertise and what’s it prefer to be a professional participant, everytime you need.”

Whereas Grimsley loved his first go to to Pitt, he acknowledged that it’s too early in his recruitment to checklist anybody as his favourite. He believes that he nonetheless must make different visits to colleges which are displaying critical curiosity and in addition permit different groups to probably become involved.

Grimsley will proceed to discover all of his choices however admits Pat Narduzzi and Pitt made a optimistic impression.

“I’m glad that they provided me, I hoped for one however wasn’t positive. After visiting, I can inform the coaches actually like me, as they have been displaying me round and paying extra consideration to me than different guests.”


Die-Hards: Pitt Soccer To Obtain Go to Sunday From 2025 Prime 100 Recruit



It’s been a bit overshadowed due to the eye being given to Jeff Capel’s workforce however for the reason that begin of spring follow this week, the Pitt soccer program has been internet hosting a ton of top-rated recruits.

Issues began with Belle Vernon four-star athlete Quinton Martin visiting on Tuesday and has continued with gamers equivalent to 2024 four-star extensive receiver Micah Gilbert, 2024 four-star linebacker Brian Robinson, 2024 three-star offensive lineman Caleb Brewer and 2024 three-star athlete Jameer Grimsley.

On Sunday, one other identify will likely be added to this record because the Panthers will host a 4-star recruit, that’s touring an extended approach to get his first impressions of Pat Narduzzi and Pitt.

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Nelly Cummings, Jamarius Burton Replicate on Surpassing 1,500 Profession Factors



GREENSBORO, N.C. – Pitt celebrated its second win within the NCAA Match Friday in a 59-41 beatdown of Iowa State but in addition rejoiced over the 2 starters reaching profession level milestones. 

Graduate guards Nelly Cummings and Jamarius Burton each eclipsed the 1,500-point plateau within the 18-point victory, including one other milestone to their profitable careers.

“To be sincere, I didn’t actually learn about it till after the sport,” Cummings mentioned. “It’s positively a milestone that at some point I’ll be capable to look again and recognize.”

From Midland, Pennsylvania, and a Lincoln Park alum, Cummings surpassed 1,000 factors throughout his senior season at Colgate. He scored 109 factors throughout his freshman marketing campaign at Bowling Inexperienced earlier than transferring to the Raiders and 1,003 over the following three seasons. 

He starred within the NCAA Match as Colgate’s main scorer in Match play earlier than arriving at Pitt for his last yr of eligibility. Cummings has scored 392 factors in a Pitt uniform together with a team-high 15 towards Mississippi State within the First 4 and 13 going through Iowa State within the Spherical of 64. He averaged 12.7 factors per sport for this system, beginning all however one among his 79 appearances.

Burton owns 875 profession Panther factors in two seasons after transferring from Texas Tech. The Charlotte, North Carolina native returned dwelling to succeed in 1,500 factors on the Greensboro Coliseum. 

“It doesn’t imply a lot, actually,” Burton mentioned. “It simply signifies that I’ve been capable of put the ball within the gap and be constant in my school profession.”

He started his profession at Wichita State, scoring 530 profession factors in 67 video games (52 begins) spanning two seasons. Burton transferred to Texas Tech for the 2020-21 season the place he scored an excellent 100 factors and averaged a career-low 4.3 per sport. His greatest success has come at Pitt and is tied with Blake Hinson in common scoring (15.2) this season in what had been his best offensive output. 

“It by no means was a aim of mine,” Burton mentioned. “I credit score all people that was part of it. From managers, to the teaching workers, and mentors. There’s been lots of people which have helped me by means of my school profession.”

No. 11 Pitt faces No. 3 Xavier Sunday, led by former Pitt guard and present Xavier head coach Sean Miller with a spot within the Candy 16 on the road Sunday starting at 12:10 p.m.

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Contained in the Locker Room: Pitt Gamers Staying Relaxed, Assured on Off Day



GREENSBORO, N.C. — Amidst its first run within the NCAA Match in years, the Pitt basketball program is ensuring to deal with its gamers whereas on an off day after successful on Friday.

Earlier than taking the ground for a closed shootaround, the Panthers caught up with Pittsburgh Sports activities Now contained in the locker room. Hear from Nelly Cummings, Greg Elliott, Jorge Diaz-Graham, Guillermo Diaz-Graham, and Aidan Fisch on the Panthers’ off day.


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