Panthers defeated the Scarlet Knights 27-6
Pitt looks to bolster its postseason hopes and hand Rutgers a league loss.
Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
Coach Dave Wannstedt Announces Pitt's 2008 Recruiting Class
2011: Played in all 13 games in special teams capacities to earn his second letter...was primarily a tight end but also worked at offensive tackle to provide depth.
2010: Played in three games (New Hampshire, FIU and Syracuse).
2009: Played in four games to earn his first letter (Youngstown State, Buffalo, USF and Syracuse).
2008: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Four-year varsity letterman and three-year starter at Lakeland...started his final three seasons at both tight end and defensive end...named to The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State Team (first team) as a defensive lineman...compiled 56 solo tackles and four sacks as a senior...had 58 tackles as a junior...playing in a run-oriented offense, averaged 18.9 yards per catch his final two seasons (12 catches for 227 yards) with three touchdowns...two-time first team all-conference and all-region...WNEP-TV "Dream Team"...rated the No. 45 prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout...helped Lakeland to two District 2 Class AA championships and four playoff berths during his career...the Chiefs went a combined 40-11 (.784) during his four varsity seasons...played under Coach Dan Case...also earned four letters in basketball and three in track and field at Lakeland...National Honor Society member.
Personal: Justin Joseph Virbitsky, born 10/25/89, is the son of Joseph and Connie Virbitsky... has one brother and one sister...economics major.
Pitt Football Positional Preview: Special Teams
Pitt's Conner Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
Pitt Football Positional Preview: The Defense
Pitt's Conner Named Preseason Doak Walker Award Candidate
Three Pitt players named Wuerffel Trophy candidates
Pitt's Bisnowaty Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List