Blewitt, Winslow and Boyd lead the way on special teams
Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
2014: Played in four games to earn his first letter...entered active duty in the season's 10th game (at North Carolina) when he began handling snapping for Pitt's PAT/field goal unit.
2013: Did not play in any games.
2012: Joined team as a fall walk-on and redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman under Coach Terry Totten at Pittsburgh Central Catholic...helped the Vikings to a three-year record of 30-5 (.857) and WPIAL Class AAAA playoff berths each season...an all-conference offensive guard as a senior.
PERSONAL: Patrick Gerard Quirin, born 11/24/93, is the son of Terry and Karen Quirin...has two brothers...father was a center at Pitt (1978-81) under Coach Jackie Sherrill and played on three teams that finished 11-1 and ranked in the nation's Top 10...Pat's brother Tom played football at St. Vincent (Pa.) College...economics major.
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Three Pitt players named Wuerffel Trophy candidates
Pitt's Bisnowaty Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List