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12/08/2016

Panthers Place Nine on 2016 Coaches All-ACC Team

The ACC’s Head Coaches Selected Five Panthers as First Team All-ACC

10/11/2016

Francis, Blewitt Named First National Bank Athletes of the Week

Senior Goalie Notches Shutout against Hurricanes, Senior Placekicker Nails Winning Field Goal

10/08/2016

Pitt Scores Twice Late, Edges Georgia Tech 37-34

Chris Blewitt's 31-Yard Field Goal as Time Expired Lifted Pitt to Victory

04/16/2016

Blue Defeats Gold in Spring Game, 19-17

Quadree Henderson rushes for 107 and a TD in the win

04/13/2016

Rosters Set for Blue-Gold Spring Game

Panthers hold second annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Draft

10/08/2016

USATSI Gallery - Georgia Tech @ Pittsburgh

USATSI Gallery - Georgia Tech @ Pittsburgh

10/01/2016

Pittsburgh 43, Marshall 27

Photos from Marshall @ Pittsburgh on October 1, 2016.

11/27/2015

Miami 29, Pittsburgh 24

Check out the photo gallery from the Pittsburgh football game against Miami.

11/14/2015

Pittsburgh Football vs. Duke

Pitt defeats Duke 31-13

10/29/2015

North Carolina 26, Pittsburgh 19

Photos from North Carolina @ Pittsburgh on Oct. 29, 2015.

Chris Blewitt Superlatives
Pitt All-Time Kick Scoring Leader (363)
Pitt All-Time Field Goals Leader (55 FGs)
Pitt All-Time Extra Points Leader (198 PATs)
2nd All-Time at Pitt in Points Scored (363)
2016 Honorable Mention All-ACC
*Stats as of the end of the 2016 season

2016:
Blewitt finished his career as Pitt's all-time kick scoring leader with 363 points (55-79 FGs, 198-204 PATs), eclipsing a record that stood for more than four decades...Blewitt surpassed Carson Long (268 points from 1973-76), who held the top spot since 1975...Blewitt also became the Panthers' all-time leader in field goals (55), surpassing the prior record of 50 held by Conor Lee (2006-08), and extra points (198), eclipsing Long (133 from 1973-76)...in terms of overall scoring, Blewitt finished second behind legendary tailback Tony Dorsett, who compiled 380 points from 1973-76...as a senior, was Pitt's second-leading scorer with 96 points (10-17 FGs, 66-69 PATs)...his 66 extra points broke his own school record (50 in 2014)...Blewitt kicked five game-winning field goals at Pitt (under two minutes remaining), including two his senior year: a dramatic 48-yarder with six seconds left at No. 2 Clemson for a 43-42 win, and a 31-yarder as time expired vs. Georgia Tech in a 37-34 victory...had a career-high 13 points vs. the Yellowjackets (3-3 FG, 4-4 PAT)...was named ACC Specialist of the Week for his heroics against Clemson and Georgia Tech...in Pitt's wild regular-season finale against Syracuse, Blewitt kicked a school-record 10 PATs in a 76-61 victory...the prior single-game PAT record was held since 1982 by Eric Schubert, who had nine vs. Louisville...kicked a season-long 50-yard field goal vs. North Carolina, giving him four 50-yarders for his Pitt career...received Honorable Mention All-ACC from the coaches and media.

2015: Led Pitt in scoring with 87 points, converting 15-of-23 field goals (65.2%) and 42-of-43 extra points (97.7%)...named the ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance in the Panthers' 31-28 victory at Georgia Tech, where he kicked a school-record 56-yard field goal with 1:11 remaining to provide the winning points...Blewitt's kick at Georgia Tech eclipsed the prior Pitt record of 54 yards set by David Merrick against Texas in 1994...in ACC annals, Blewitt's 56-yarder tied for the longest game-winning field goal in league history (matching NC State's Damon Hartman against North Carolina in 1990)...the following week at Syracuse, Blewitt tallied a season-high 11 points (3-of-4 field goals and 2-of-2 PATs), including a 25-yard field goal as time expired to give Pitt a 23-20 win...kicked a 51-yard field goal at Duke.

2014: Converted 16-of-21 field goals (76.2%) and 50-of-51 extra points (98%) to rank second on the team with 98 points...set school season record with 50 PATs (breaking David Abdul's mark of 49 set in 2003)...Blewitt's 98 points tied him for fourth on Pitt's single-season kick scoring list (tied with Conor Lee, 2008)...named the ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance at Boston College, where he tied his personal high with 12 points (3-of-3 field goals and 3-of-3 PATs) and converted field goals of 49, 42 and 41 yards in a 30-20 victory...also tallied 12 points against Syracuse (3-of-5 field goals and 3-of-3 PATs) and Duke (2-of-3 field goals and 6-of-6 PATs)...kicked a season-long 52-yard field goal in the Armed Forces Bowl vs. Houston.

2013: Seized the starting placekicking duties as a true freshman and led Pitt in scoring with 82 points...point total set a school freshman kick-scoring record, shattering the previous mark held by David Abdul (67 points in 2002)...Blewitt converted 14-of-18 field goals (77.8%) and 40-of-41 extra points (97.6%)...kicked a 39-yard field goal with 1:17 left to lift Pitt past Bowling Green, 30-27, in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl...totaled a season-high 12 points (3-of-4 field goals and 3-of-3 PATs) in the bowl victory...his postseason performance earned him recognition on the ESPN.com ACC All-Bowl Team...accounted for 10 points in a 58-55 win at Duke (1-of-2 field goals and 7-of-8 PATs)...kicked a season-long 47-yard field goal at Virginia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated one of the nation's top six placekickers by Scout following an accomplished career at West Potomac...received his scholarship offer from Pitt after a standout performance at the Panthers' specialist camp in June 2012...won the camp's kickoff competition and a single-elimination field-goal contest, kicking a hurry-up 55-yarder...selected VirginiaPreps.com All-State Class AAA...first team All-Northern Region...first team All-Patriot District...kicked 18 field goals and 72 extra points over his final two seasons...his senior year, kicked eight field goals with a long of 51 yards and also averaged 43 yards on punts...set school records for longest field goal (51 yards) and longest punt (79 yards)...94% of his kickoffs as a senior went for touchbacks...rated one of the top 40 overall prospects in Virginia by Scout...played under Coach Jeremiah Davis.

PERSONAL: Christopher C. Blewitt, born 5/2/95, is the son of Ted and Cathie Blewitt...has one sister...media and professional communications major.

Kicking
G PATs PAT ATT FGM FG ATT LONG PTS
2013 13 40 41 14 18 47 82
2014 13 50 51 16 21 52 98
2015 13 42 43 15 23 56 87
2016 13 66 69 10 17 50 96
Career 52 198 204 55 79 56 363
Field Goal Efficiency
FGM FGA PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ LONG BLK
2013 14 18 77.8 0-0 6-7 3-5 5-6 0-0 47 1
2014 16 21 76.2 0-0 3-4 6-7 6-9 1-1 52 2
2015 15 23 65.2 1-1 5-6 3-4 4-8 2-4 56 2
2016 10 17 58.8 0-0 2-2 2-3 5-9 1-3 50 2
Career 55 79 69.6 1-1 16-19 14-19 20-32 4-8 56 7

Chris Blewitt
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Chris  Blewitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

High School:
West Potomac

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
PK

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