The Panthers practiced at Heinz Field on Thursday morning.
Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
You can read each weekly press conference transcript on PittsburghPanthers.com.
Pitt defeated Connecticut 35-20 Wednesday night at Heinz Field
2011: Lettered in his first active season, playing in 12 games and starting two (Connecticut and Cincinnati)...lone missed contest of the year was at Rutgers...had four catches for 43 yards (10.8 avg.) on the season...posted career highs with three catches for 36 yards against Connecticut...had one reception for seven yards against Maine.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Two-year starting tight end for Ohio power St. Ignatius...compiled 41 receptions for 548 yards (13.4 avg.) and six touchdowns over his junior and senior seasons...consistently graded over 90% in his blocking assignments...during his final two varsity seasons, helped St. Ignatius to a combined 25-2 record (.926) and berths in the Ohio Division I (largest classification) playoffs each year...his junior season St. Ignatius went 14-1 en route to the state championship...Carozzoni scored a key touchdown in the title game on a 21-yard reception in the 28-20 victory over Elder...helped St. Ignatius to an 11-1 record and the regional semifinals his senior year...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic and OHSFCA North-South Classic all-star game...rated one of Ohio's top 45 prospects by Scout...PrepStar All-Midwest Region...rated one of the top 100 prospects in the Midwest Region by SuperPrep...played under Coach Chuck Kyle.
Personal: Brendan Joseph Carozzoni, born 7/28/91, is the son of Joe and Chris Carozzoni...has two brothers and one sister...father was a four-year football letterman at Cincinnati (1978-81)...communication major.
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