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Pittsburgh Holds Off Virginia Tech 17-13

The Panthers (3-1) won for the sixth time in the last seven meetings against their old Big East rivals


Pitt Football Positional Preview: Special Teams

Blewitt, Winslow and Boyd lead the way on special teams


Team Fitz Defeats Team Donald, 17-10, in Blue-Gold Spring Game

Voytik throws for 177 yards to lead #TeamFitz


Rosters Set for the 2015 Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday

Pitt held its inaugural Spring Game draft on Wednesday


Houston 35, Pitt 34: Post Game Notes


Pittsburgh vs. Iowa

The Panthers traveled to Iowa City to take on the Hawkeyes on Saturday.


Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse

Football USATSI Gallery -- 11/22/14


Pittsburgh vs. Akron

Pitt takes on Akron at home


Pittsburgh vs. Iowa

Pittsburgh vs. Iowa

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 career 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 career-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 career-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 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 High...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 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 and professional communications major.

2013 13 40 41 14 18 47 82
2014 13 50 51 16 21 52 98
Career 26 90 92 30 39 52 180

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
Career 30 39 76.9 0-0 9-11 9-12 11-15 1-1 52 3

Chris Blewitt

Chris  Blewitt


Alexandria, Va.

High School:
West Potomac

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190


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