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  Marco Pecora
Marco Pecora

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Johnstown, Pa.

High School:
Richland

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
DB

11/24/2012

Pitt vs. Rutgers Postgame Notes

Panthers defeated the Scarlet Knights 27-6

11/19/2012

Football hosts Rutgers in 2012 Heinz Field finale

Pitt looks to bolster its postseason hopes and hand Rutgers a league loss.

07/28/2012

148 Panthers Earn Big East Academic All-Star Nomination

Women's Swimming and Diving Leads All Squads With 21 Honorees

03/14/2012

Panthers Prepare to Open Spring Football Drills

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

02/09/2012

Sixteen Football Players Named To Big East All-Academic Team

Myles Caragein is a four-year awardee

09/22/2012

Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery

Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery

2011: Reserve safety who played in all 13 games on special teams to letter for the third consecutive season...had five tackles...named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team for the second year in a row.

2010: Played in 10 games to earn his second letter...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.

2009: Played in six games to letter in his first active season...had two tackles on the year, including one stop in both the Navy and Louisville games.

2008: Joined team as a walk-on for training camp and redshirted...impressed on the scout team and was named Pitt's Special Teams Prep Player of the Year.

High School: Finished his career at Richland High as one of the most prolific passers in Pennsylvania history...a four-year starter, Pecora threw for 6,772 yards to rank ninth in state history...threw for 2,267 yards as a senior to lead Richland to a 7-4 record and its first playoff berth in 20 seasons...also was a three-year starter at safety and had a 99-yard interception return for a touchdown his senior year...named to The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State Team as an "athlete" selection...played under Coach Brandon Bailey...selected to play in the Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Football Classic...a four-year letterman in wrestling...captured the Southwest Regional and District 6 Class AA titles (171-pound class) as a senior...placed fifth at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships.

Personal: Marco Vito Pecora, born 2/25/89, is the son of Pat and Tracy Pecora... has two sisters and one brother...father is a legendary wrestling coach at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown...earned his bachelor's in history and is pursuing a second degree in administration of justice.


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