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SIGNING DAY 2017 TIMELINE
Fax Machine Starts: 7:00 a.m.
Coach Narduzzi Presser: 3:00 p.m. (Facebook Live)
Deslin Alexandre, DL, 6-4, 250
Pompano Beach, Fla./Deerfield Beach
Early high school graduate who enrolled at Pitt in January and will participate in spring drills...despite not playing football until his junior year at Florida Class 8A program Deerfield Beach, Alexandre attracted considerable recruiting interest as a long and athletic defensive line prospect...rated one of the top 25 defensive end prospects in Florida by Scout...helped Deerfield Beach to a 20-5 record (.800) over his two seasons as a defensive line starter...as a senior, helped the Bucks to a 10-3 record and the semifinals of the Class 8A state playoffs...All-Broward County 8A-6A Honorable Mention...played under Coach Jevon Glenn...before transitioning to football, was a standout basketball player.
Max Browne, QB, 6-5, 210
Sammamish, Wash./Skyline H.S./Southern Cal
Enrolled in Pitt's Katz Graduate School of Business in January following his transfer from USC...has one season of immediate eligibility remaining and will participate in spring drills...in his three active seasons with the Trojans (2014-16), completed 69-of-112 passes (62%) for 650 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in 18 games...in 2016, Browne played in nine total games, starting the initial three contests of the season, and completed 58-of-93 passes (62%) for 507 yards with two TDs and two INTs...was a highly decorated prep quarterback at Skyline (Wash.) High School...honors included Gatorade National Football Player of the Year, USA Today All-USA Offensive Player of the Year, Parade All-American, ESPN 150, Rivals 100 and Scout 100...at the conclusion of his four-year varsity career (the final three as a starter), Browne set state records for passing yards (12,953, eighth best nationally) and completions (882) while throwing 146 TDs against just 25 interceptions...played under Skyline coach Mat Taylor.
Kirk Christodoulou, P, 6-1, 210
One of the most intriguing members of Pitt's 2017 recruiting class, Christodoulou is a native of Australia who enrolled in January...was a standout Australian rules football player before embarking on his goal to play college football in America...worked with the renowned Prokick Australia program that has produced many successful collegiate and NFL punters...Prokick Australia's "exports" include Pittsburgh Steelers punter Jordan Berry and all three 2016 Ray Guy Award finalists: winner Mitch Wisnowsky (Utah) as well as Michael Dickson (Texas) and Cameron Johnston (Ohio State)...graduated from Balwyn High School in December 2015 and spent the ensuing year training with Prokick...will participate in spring drills.
Jerry Drake, OL, 6-5, 315
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens
Highly coveted offensive line prospect who enrolled at Pitt in January following his early graduation from Palm Beach Gardens...will participate in spring drills...named first team Associated Press Florida All-State Class 8A...Palm Beach Post "Super 11"...Palm Beach Post All-Area...Florida Times-Union "Super 75"...rated the nation's No. 35 offensive tackle prospect by ESPN...rated the No. 11 offensive guard prospect in the South region by Scout...played under Coach Rob Freeman.
Kenny Pickett, QB, 6-2, 195
Oakhurst, N.J./Ocean Township
Early high school graduate who enrolled at Pitt in January and will participate in spring drills...rated the nation's No. 10 pro-style quarterback by 247Sports...accounted for nearly 1,900 yards in total offense and 20 touchdowns his senior year...threw for 1,395 yards and nine touchdowns on 112-of-189 passing (59%), while rushing for 472 yards and 11 TDs...as a junior, Pickett threw for 1,796 yards and 19 touchdowns on 113-of-176 passing (64%) and also rushed for 336 yards and five TDs...led team to a 9-2 record and the semifinals of the Central, Group 3 playoffs his junior year...for his career, passed for 4,670 yards and 43 touchdowns and rushed for 873 yards and 17 TDs...All-Shore Conference...rated the No. 11 overall prospect in New Jersey by 247Sports, No. 21 by ESPN, No. 23 by Rivals and No. 27 by Scout...played under Coach Don Klein.
Gabe Houy, OL, 6-6, 265
Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair
One of Pennsylvania's most highly regarded offensive linemen...rated one of the top two guard prospects in the state by Scout...named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification...Pennsylvania Football News All-Class 5A (first team)...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...All-Allegheny Nine...The Almanac All-Star Team...a three-year starter on Upper St. Clair's offensive line...also started at defensive tackle as a senior and helped anchor a unit that allowed just 14.6 points per game...collected 30 tackles on defense...rated the No. 18 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 20 by Rivals, No. 21 by Scout and No. 23 by 247Sports...played under Coach Jim Render...an all-conference performer in basketball.
Kyle Nunn, LB, 6-3, 200
Ball-hawking safety who was a two-time Associated Press Division I All-Ohio selection...first team All-Northwest District and All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC)...Toledo Blade "All-Blade Team"...a three-year starter who had 14 career interceptions, tying the Findlay record...as a senior, compiled 43.5 tackles and five interceptions in leading his team to a 7-4 mark and the Ohio Division I playoffs...rated the No. 28 overall prospect in Ohio by Rivals...rated one of the top 15 outside linebacker prospects in the Midwest region by Scout...played under Coach Mark Ritzler...also an All-TRAC performer in basketball.
Owen Drexel, OL, 6-3, 270
Considered one of the top three center prospects in the East region according to Scout...a four-year varsity starter, including his final three at Montclair under Coach John Fiore...was a starter as a freshman at Glen Ridge...All-New Jersey Group 5...All-North Jersey Super Football Conference (NJSFC) Liberty Blue Division...NJ.com "Top 50"...rated the nation's No. 13 center prospect by ESPN and No. 19 by Scout and 247Sports...rated the No. 7 overall prospect in New Jersey by Scout, No. 29 by 247Sports and No. 33 by ESPN.
Carson Van Lynn, DL, 6-5, 240
Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne
Two-way standout on the offensive and defensive lines for Worthington Kilbourne...Associated Press Division II All-Ohio (first team)...All-Central District...All-Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Cardinal Division...rated the No. 2 offensive tackle prospect in Ohio and No. 11 in the Midwest region by Scout...ranked the No. 26 overall prospect in Ohio by ESPN and No. 28 by Scout...played under Coach Vince Trombetti...also a first-team all-league performer in basketball.
Grant Carrigan, TE, 6-7, 260
Rated the top tight end prospect in Pennsylvania and No. 3 in the East region by Scout...was a two-way standout for Pine-Richland, playing on the defensive line in addition to offense...played in only nine games due to injury but had eight receptions for 78 yards (9.8 avg.) on offense and 31 tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss on defense...helped team to a 7-5 record and the semifinals of the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs...played under Coach Eric Kasperowicz, a former defensive back/linebacker at Pitt from 1994-97...Carrigan joined Pine-Richland for his senior year, transferring from Weirton (W.Va.) Weir after spending two years at national power Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas...rated the No. 11 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout, No. 15 by 247Sports, No. 20 by ESPN and No. 23 by Rivals...is the son of Rich Carrigan, who played basketball at Pitt from 1984-88...his mother, Melissa, participated in crew at Pitt.
Carter Warren, OL, 6-5, 325
Paterson, N.J./Passaic Tech
One of New Jersey's most decorated offensive linemen...first team All-New Jersey...first team All-Group 5...was a fixture at left offensive tackle for Passaic Tech and spearheaded a rushing attack that compiled 2,229 yards (an average of 185.8 yards per game) his senior season...helped lead Passaic Tech to a 9-3 mark and third consecutive North 1, Group 5 championship final...his junior year, Warren blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in helping his team go 10-2 and win the North 1, Group 5 title...rated the No. 9 overall prospect in New Jersey by ESPN and No. 10 by Rivals and 247Sports...played under Coach Matt Demarest.
Jason Pinnock, DB, 6-0, 190
The top defensive back prospect in the state of Connecticut according to Rivals...named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) "Top 20" and New Haven Register All-State Team as a defensive selection...two-way All-Hartford Courant honoree as a cornerback and wide receiver...All-Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) Division II East...scored three defensive touchdowns, two on fumble returns and one on a 70-yard interception return...had seven interceptions and three fumble recoveries overall...also had a blocked punt that was recovered by his team for a touchdown...on offense, ranked third in the state in receiving yards (1,172) with 59 receptions and 12 touchdowns...led Windsor to a 12-1 record and the Connecticut Class L championship game...rated the No. 8 overall prospect in Connecticut by Rivals and Scout, No. 10 by ESPN and No. 12 by 247Sports...played under Coach Rob Fleeting.
Tyler Sear, TE, 6-4, 245
New Castle, Pa./Neshannock
The top tight end prospect in Pennsylvania according to Rivals and 247Sports...excelled as a pass catcher and blocker at Neshannock...named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification...Pennsylvania Football News All-Class 2A (first team)...Pennsylvania Football Writers All-Class 2A...led the Lancers to a 12-2 record, the Midwestern Conference title and the first WPIAL championship game appearance in school history...compiled 27 catches for 364 yards (13.4 avg.) and three touchdowns...as a defensive end, had 45 tackles, two sacks, five passes defended and two fumble recoveries...rated the No. 14 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports, No. 19 by Rivals and No. 21 by ESPN...played under Coach Frank Mozzocio.
Michael Smith, WR, 6-1, 205
Vero Beach, Fla./Vero Beach Senior
Enjoyed a prolific senior season at Vero Beach...led the Treasure Coast in every major receiving category with 66 receptions for 1,556 yards (23.6 avg.) and 24 touchdowns...his receiving yardage and TD catches set single-season records for the area...Associated Press Florida All-State Class 8A...ranked No. 2 on the "TCPalm Super 11," a listing of the most recruited senior football players on Florida's Treasure Coast...first team TCPalm.com/Treasure Coast Newspapers All-Area...finalist for FloridaHSFootball.com Class 8A Offensive Player of the Year...selected to play in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) North-South All-Star Football Classic...helped lead Vero Beach to an 11-1 record and the Region 2-8A championship game...rated one of the top 75 overall prospects in Florida by ESPN...played under Coach Lenny Jankowski.
Albert Tucker, LB, 6-1, 210
Plantation, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas
A product of Florida powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas where he was a two-year starter at linebacker...compiled 48 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery in his final season...helped the Raiders to a 13-2 record and the program's third consecutive Florida Class 7A state championship...St. Thomas Aquinas capped the year with a 33-25 win over Bingham (Utah) in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series played in Texas and finished No. 9 in the USA Today Super 25 Computer national rankings...rated the No. 15 outside linebacker prospect in Florida by Scout...played under Coach Roger Harriott.
Damarri Mathis, DB, 5-11, 185
Three-year starter at cornerback for Lakeland...compiled 73 tackles, 27 pass breakups and five interceptions for his varsity career....The Ledger "Super 16"...all-district and all-county honoree...helped team to an 8-3 record and the Florida Class 7A playoffs as a senior...in his three seasons as a starter, helped Lakeland to a 28-7 mark (.800) with Florida Class 7A playoff berths each season...rated one of the nation's top 40 cornerback prospects by Rivals...played under Coach Bill Castle.
Todd Sibley, RB, 5-9, 215
Akron, Ohio/Archbishop Hoban
Earned praise as one of the nation's top running back prospects...Scout rated him the No. 1 running back in the Midwest region...selected an Under Armour All-American...Associated Press Division III All-Ohio (first team)...Northeast Ohio Inland District Offensive Player of the Year...compiled 2,296 yards and 22 touchdowns on 315 carries (7.3 avg.) as a senior...finished his career with 7,433 rushing yards, placing him among the top 10 rushers in Ohio history...led Archbishop Hoban to consecutive Ohio Division III championships as a senior and junior...in 50 varsity contests (and 49 starting assignments), Sibley helped his team compile a 39-11 record (.780), including 14-1 marks in each of his final two seasons...played under Coach Tim Tyrrell...in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, Sibley scored Team Armour's first touchdown in a 24-21 win over Team Highlight...rated the country's No. 16 running back prospect by ESPN, No. 22 by Scout, No. 24 by Rivals and No. 28 by 247Sports...ranked the No. 6 overall prospect in Ohio by ESPN, No. 14 by Scout, No. 17 by Rivals and No. 22 by 247Sports.
Cameron Bright, LB, 6-0, 210
Montgomery, Ala./Park Crossing
Athletic linebacker prospect who compiled 131 tackles, including 23 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks as a senior at Park Crossing...his sack total tied for the most in the entire state...rated one of the top six "athletes" in Alabama by Scout...Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) All-Class 6A...Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro...helped the Thunderbirds to a 13-1 record and the semifinals of the Alabama 6A playoffs under Coach Smitty Grider...as a junior, attended North Ridgeville in Ohio, where he was the team's leading rusher with 665 yards on 102 carries (6.5 avg.) with 11 touchdowns.
Charles Reeves, TE, 6-5, 280
A four-year contributor as a receiver and defensive end for traditional Ohio power Steubenville...ranked the No. 1 tight end prospect in the state by Scout and 247Sports...selected first team Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio as a senior and junior...Ohio East District Offensive Player of the Year...compiled 47 receptions for 750 yards (15.9 avg.) and eight touchdowns his final season...also had an interception return for a TD on defense...led Steubenville to a 13-2 record and the Ohio Division IV state title game his final season...during his four-year varsity career, helped the Big Red to a combined 45-12 (.789) mark, four regional championships and two state title game appearances...selected to the Scout 300 (No. 177)...rated one of the nation's top 15 tight end prospects by Scout (No. 5), ESPN (No. 10), 247Sports (No. 13) and Rivals (No. 13)...rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Ohio by Scout, No. 14 by Rivals, No. 21 by ESPN and No. 23 by 247Sports...played under Coach Reno Saccoccia...also a 1,200-point scorer in basketball.
Kamonte Carter, DL, 6-4, 300
Germantown, Md./Gaithersburg H.S./East Mississippi Community College
Coveted junior-college defensive tackle who compiled 36 tackles, 6.5 TFLs, two sacks, three PBUs and one interception during the 2016 season under East Mississippi C.C. coach Buddy Stephens...helped EMCC to an 11-1 record, including a 27-17 win over Kilgore College in the Mississippi Bowl, and a No. 2 ranking in the final NJCAA Top 20 poll...EMCC also claimed the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) State/Region 23 championship and MACJC North Division regular-season title...joins Pitt with three seasons of eligibility...Carter spent the 2015 season as a redshirt at Penn State...was a highly regarded prospect at Gaithersburg (Md.) High School...rated the country's No. 8 defensive end, No. 58 overall prospect and the top player in Maryland by Scout...rated the nation's No. 11 "athlete" and Maryland's No. 4 overall prospect by Rivals...filled diverse roles for Gaithersburg coach Kreg Kephart, playing quarterback, tight end and defensive end...was a two-year team captain for Gaithersburg.
Darian Street, WR, 6-1, 180
One of Pennsylvania's top receiver prospects who compiled 60 receptions for nearly 900 yards over his final two seasons...averaged 17.8 yards per catch as a senior with 31 receptions for 552 yards and three touchdowns...as a junior, had 29 catches for 333 yards (11.5 avg.) and six TDs...The Morning Call All-Area...first team Eastern Pennsylvania Conference (EPC) All-South...played under Coach John Truby...rated the No. 12 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 21 by Rivals and No. 25 by Scout...brother, Devin, was a receiver for the Panthers from 2009-13 and ranks second at Pitt in career receptions (202) and fourth in receiving yards (2,901)...Devin recently completed his third NFL season with the Indianapolis Colts after spending his initial two years (2014-15) with the Dallas Cowboys.
Paris Ford, DB, 6-0, 175
Pittsburgh, Pa./Steel Valley
Drew accolades as one of the nation's elite prospects...selected an Under Armour All-American...rated the country's No. 5 safety by Rivals, No. 6 by Scout and No. 7 247Sports...as a senior at Steel Valley, was highly decorated and productive on both sides of the ball...scored 22 touchdowns five different ways--by rushing, receiving, interception return, punt return and fumble return...had an incredible six interception returns for TDs as a senior...the Pennsylvania Football Writers selected him All-Class 2A as a defensive back, while Pennsylvania Football News honored him with the same designation as a wide receiver...named to the Pennsylvania Football News 2016 #TeamPA, which recognized the best players in the state regardless of school classification...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Class 2A Player of the Year...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"... led Steel Valley to a 15-0 record, the WPIAL Class 2A championship and the school's first PIAA title...the Ironmen won all 15 games by the mercy rule...named to the Rivals 100 (No. 51), Top247 (No. 66), ESPN 300 (No. 68) and Scout 300 (No. 69)...rated the nation's No. 4 "athlete" by ESPN... rated one of Pennsylvania's top three overall prospects by ESPN (No. 2), 247Sports (No. 2), Rivals (No. 3) and Scout (No. 3)...played under Coach Rod Steele...in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, had four tackles in Team Armour's 24-21 win over Team Highlight.
Dontavius Butler, WR, 6-0, 205
Hallandale, Fla./American Heritage School
A two-year starter at receiver for perennial Florida Class 5A power American Heritage School...compiled 23 receptions for 278 yards (12.1 avg.) and four touchdowns as a senior...helped the Patriots to a 14-0 record and the state Class 5A championship...team went a combined 23-2 (.920) in his two years as a starter...All-Broward County 5A-2A Honorable Mention...rated one of the top 35 receiver prospects in Florida by Scout...played under Coach Patrick Surtain.
Cal Adomitis, LS, 6-1, 210
Pittsburgh, Pa./Pittsburgh Central Catholic
Product of nearby Central Catholic who will join Pitt as a walk-on specialist...lettered as a tight end and long snapper for the Vikings...as a senior, helped Central Catholic to a 14-2 record, the WPIAL Class 6A championship and the PIAA final...his junior year, the team went 15-1 and won both the WPIAL and PIAA championships...played under Coach Terry Totten.
Jaylen Twyman, DL, 6-2, 315
Washington D.C./H.D. Woodson
One of the most heavily recruited players in the Washington D.C. area who distinguished himself as a run stopper and pass rusher...compiled 91 tackles and eight sacks as a senior...led H.D. Woodson to an 11-2 record, the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) championship and the D.C. State Class AA final...as a junior, had 62 tackles and nine sacks...helped the Warriors to a combined 31-10 record (.756) and DCIAA titles in each of his final three varsity seasons...selected an MVP in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl all-star game played in Atlanta...named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Washington D.C. Football Team...Washington Post All-Met...All-DCIAA Stars...rated the No. 4 overall prospect in Washington D.C. by ESPN and No. 5 by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...played under Coach Greg Fuller.
A.J. Davis, RB, 6-0, 205
Heavily recruited running back with more than 25 "Power 5" scholarship offers...selected an Under Armour All-American...rushed for 5,398 yards during his Lakeland career...as a senior, compiled 1,498 yards on 187 carries (8.0 avg.) with 16 touchdowns...only player in Lakeland history to lead team in rushing four consecutive years...Polk County's leading rusher in each of his final three seasons...playing under Coach Bill Castle, led team to a three-year record of 28-7 (.800) with Florida Class 7A playoff berths each season...in seven career playoff games, Davis rushed for 1,195 yards, including a 231-yard effort on just 14 carries (16.5 avg.) in an opening-round game his senior year...Associated Press Florida All-State Class 7A...The Ledger Large School Offensive Player of the Year...named to the ESPN 300 (No. 140) and Rivals 250 (No. 247)...rated the nation's No. 14 running back prospect by ESPN and Rivals, No. 21 by 247Sports and No. 28 by Scout...in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game played in Orlando, helped Team Armour to a 24-21 win over Team Highlight.