Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Pitt football team had 26 student-athletes named to the Big East All-Academic Team, it was announced by the league office.
2013: Did not play in any games.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at linebacker at Gilman School...collected 71 tackles and five sacks as a senior...Maryland Big School All-State Team (second team)...MdHigh.com Private School All-State (second team)...Baltimore Sun All-Metro...All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA)...Baltimore Touchdown Club "Super 22"...led team to a 10-1 record and the A-Conference championship as a senior...selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl, a senior all-star game that pits players from the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia against players from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware...also was picked to play in the Maryland Crab Bowl (Baltimore and Washington D.C.) all-star game...rated the No. 20 prospect in Maryland by Rivals and No. 30 by Scout...played under Coach Biff Poggi, a 1979 Pitt football letterman...also wrestled and ran track at Gilman School...served as class secretary...awarded certificate for study in mathematics.
PERSONAL: Devon Louis Porchia, born 5/8/93, is the stepson of Charles and Denise Bellamy...has one brother...humanities major.
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