The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


February 6, 2013

Pitt releases football recruiting class

PITTSBURGH — The Pitt football recruiting class for 2013, as announced by the university on Wednesday:


Name                                      Pos.             Ht.               Wt.          Hometown/High School/Prep School

Carson Baker                          OL               6-5               280          Fairborn, Ohio/Fairborn

Chris Blewitt                           PK               5-9               165          Alexandria, Va./West Potomac

Tyler Boyd                              WR              6-2               185          Clairton, Pa./Clairton

Zach Challingsworth               WR              6-2               185          McDonald, Pa./South Fayette

Tra’Von Chapman*                QB              6-2               200          Kent, Ohio/Theodore Roosevelt

James Conner                          RB               6-2               230          Erie, Pa./McDowell

Devon Edwards                      TE               6-4               255          Reynoldsburg, Ohio/Eastmoor Academy

Matt Galambos                        LB               6-2               215          Collingdale, Pa./The Haverford School

Reggie Green                          ATH            6-2               200          Cranford, N.J./Cranford

Tony Harper                            TE               6-4               200          Toledo, Ohio/St. John’s Jesuit

Titus Howard                          DB              6-1               180          Clairton, Pa./Clairton

Rachid Ibrahim                        DB              6-1               185          Rockville, Md./Avalon

Tyrique Jarrett*                       DL               6-3               320          Pittsburgh, Pa./Taylor Allderdice/

                                                                                                        Milford Academy (N.Y.)

Dorian Johnson                       OL               6-5               290          Belle Vernon, Pa./Belle Vernon Area

Jaryd Jones-Smith                   OL               6-7               295          Voorhees, N.J./West Catholic (Pa.)

Luke Maclean                          DL               6-3               235          Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc

Justin Moody                          DL               6-3               265          Philadelphia, Pa./George Washington

Alex Officer                            OL               6-4               290          Rochester, N.Y./Eastridge

Scott Orndoff*                        TE               6-5               245          Waynesburg, Pa./Seton-LaSalle

Jaymar Parrish                        FB               6-2               230          Monroeville, Pa./Gateway

Zach Poker                              LB               6-4               220          Oconomowoc, Wis./Oconomowoc

Aaron Reese                            OL               6-5               300          Fayetteville, Pa./Chambersburg Area

Shakir Soto*                           DL               6-3               230          Wilkes-Barre, Pa./G.A.R. Memorial

Jeremiah Taleni                       DL               6-2               300          Kaneohe, Hawaii/Kailua

Jester Weah                             WR              6-3               190          Madison, Wis./Madison Memorial

Terrish Webb                          DB              5-11             170          Clairton, Pa./Clairton

Ryan Winslow                        P                  6-5               205          Ambler, Pa./La Salle College H.S.


* January enrollee


Carson Baker, OL, 6-5, 280, Fairborn, Ohio/Fairborn

A three-year, two-way starter at tackle for Ohio Division I (largest classification) program…Southwest Ohio All-District…Dayton Daily News All-Area…first team All-Greater Western Ohio Conference (GWOC)…two-time first team All-GWOC South Division…selected to play in the Ohio North-South All-Star Classic…named Fairborn’s Most Valuable Player, Power Award (top lineman) recipient and team captain…rated one of the top 90 prospects in Ohio by Scout…played under Coach Roy Thobe.


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