The Pitt offense returns eight starters from last season
Pitt held its inaugural Spring Game draft on Wednesday
Bennett rushes for 141 yards and a touchdown.
Kate Yeazel earns her second Pitt Athlete of the Week honor
Post practice transcript of Tuesday's practice
NCAA Football: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (USATSI)
Pitt takes on Akron at home
Pitt goes on the road to take on FIU
Pittsburgh vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech - UTSI
2014: Played in all 13 games as a reserve running back...averaged 8.0 yards per carry, netting 263 yards on 33 carries...added 11 receptions for 73 yards (6.6 avg.) and two kickoff returns for 30 yards (15.0 avg.) on the year...posted career highs with 91 yards on 14 carries (6.5 avg.) in the season opener vs. Delaware...had 66 yards on just three carries (22.0 avg.) against Georgia Tech...had a career-long 50-yard run in the Georgia Tech contest...had 23 yards on three carries (7.7 avg.) against Syracuse.
2013: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman reserve running back...rushed for 136 yards on 27 carries (5.0 avg.)...had nine receptions for 88 yards (9.8 avg.) and a TD...had a season-high 51 rushing yards on four carries (12.8 avg.) vs. Miami and also caught a 23-yard TD pass against the Hurricanes...had 26 yards on four carries (6.5 avg.) and one catch for 17 yards vs. Virginia...began returning kickoffs in the final three games of the year and averaged 19.8 yards on six returns (119 yards)...had a season-long 26-yard kick return vs. Miami.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Maryland Small School All-State performer...three-time Capital Area Football Conference (CAFC) Offensive Player of the Year...averaged 9.1 yards per carry for his three-year varsity career en route to a school-record 4,835 rushing yards...had seven career games with more than 200 rushing yards, including a school-record 370-yard effort his senior year against Riverdale Baptist...broke the Maryland single-game scoring record with 50 points (eight touchdowns and one 2-point conversion) in a 64-55 victory over Model...his eight TDs in the game tied the state mark as he rushed for 298 yards on just 29 carries (10.3 avg.)...led Avalon to three consecutive CAFC championships with a combined record of 25-8 (.758)...rated the No. 22 overall prospect in Maryland by Scout...selected to play in the Maryland Crab Bowl, a senior all-star game showcasing top players from Baltimore and Washington D.C., and the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...played under Coach Tad Shields...also played basketball for Avalon.
PERSONAL: Rachid J. Ibrahim (pronounced rah-sheed e-brah-heem), born 1/14/95, is the son of Victoire and the late Ali Ibrahim...speaks fluent French...has one brother...communication major.
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