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  Emanuel Rackard
Emanuel Rackard

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Belle Glade, Fla.

High School:
Glades Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
LB

03/05/2013

Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.

04/05/2012

Spring Football Insider: Day 12

The Panthers practiced at Heinz Field on Thursday morning.

03/14/2012

Panthers Prepare to Open Spring Football Drills

Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.

04/16/2011

PITT FOOTBALL CONCLUDES SPRING DRILLS WITH BLUE-GOLD GAME

Blue defeats Gold 48-13

04/27/2012

Blue-Gold Game (AP)

Images from the annual culmination of spring practice, held on April 14 at North Hills' Martorelli Stadium

04/22/2011

Pitt Football Concludes Spring Drills With Blue-Gold Game (AP)

Images from the culmination of spring practice.

2013: Played in three games, contributing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker.

2012: Played in nine games, contributing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker...sustained a season-ending right knee injury at Notre Dame (Nov. 3)...totaled three tackles on the year...had a career-high two stops vs. Gardner-Webb.

2011: Served as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor...played in five games and had one tackle (vs. SMU in the BBVA Compass Bowl).

2010: Lettered in his first active season by playing in five games in special teams capacities.

2009: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Standout defensive end and linebacker for perennial Florida power Glades Central...All-Florida Class 3A...all-county...helped Glades Central to a three-year mark of 33-5 (.868) during his varsity career...had eight tackles and three sacks in the "Muck Bowl" against Pahokee High...played under coaches Jessie Hester and Willie Snead...also lettered in wrestling and track and field...High Honors graduate.

PERSONAL: Emanuel Sean Rackard, born 6/26/90, is the son of Reuben and Alzie Dukes...has one sister...communication major.