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Francis, Blewitt Named First National Bank Athletes of the Week

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


Pitt Scores Twice Late, Edges Georgia Tech 37-34

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


Blue Defeats Gold in Spring Game, 19-17

Quadree Henderson rushes for 107 and a TD in the win


Rosters Set for Blue-Gold Spring Game

Panthers hold second annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Draft


Pitt Football Spring Practice #12


USATSI Gallery - Georgia Tech @ Pittsburgh

USATSI Gallery - Georgia Tech @ Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh 43, Marshall 27

Photos from Marshall @ Pittsburgh on October 1, 2016.


Miami 29, Pittsburgh 24

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


Pittsburgh Football vs. Duke

Pitt defeats Duke 31-13


North Carolina 26, Pittsburgh 19

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

2015: Led Pitt in scoring with 87 points, converting 15-of-23 field goals (65.2%) and 42-of-43 extra points (97.7%)...pushed his career scoring total to 267 points, just one shy of Pitt's all-time kick scoring record held by Carson Long (268 points from 1973-76)...Blewitt finished his junior season ranked third in overall career scoring, trailing only Long and legendary tailback Tony Dorsett (380 points from 1973-76)...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 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, giving him three field goals of 50-plus yards for his Pitt career.

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 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 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...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
2015 13 42 43 15 23 56 87
Career 39 132 135 45 62 56 267
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
Career 45 62 72.6 1-1 14-17 12-16 15-23 3-5 56 5

Chris Blewitt

Chris  Blewitt


Alexandria, Va.

High School:
West Potomac

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195


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