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Pitt cornerback Avonte Maddox gets drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. (TPN file photo)

Philadelphia Eagles snag Avonte Maddox in 4th round of NFL Draft

By Trent Leonard | Senior Staff Writer April 28, 2018

Just eight spots after fellow Pitt defensive back Jordan Whitehead was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Avonte Maddox joined the NFL ranks when the Philadelphia Eagles snagged him in the fourth...

Jordan Whitehead dives for a touchdown during Pitt's win over Penn State in 2016. (TPN File Photo)

Whitehead announces entry into NFL Draft

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor December 11, 2017

Pitt football has lost yet another member of the squad to the NFL, as junior defensive back Jordan Whitehead declares for the 2018 draft. The Aliquippa native and former WPIAL player made his announcement...

Wide receiver Quadree Henderson recorded 767 kick return yards in the 2017 season. He announced Monday he will not be returning for his final football season and will instead enter the 2018 NFL Draft. (Photo by Jordan Mondell / Contributing Editor)

Quadree Henderson to enter 2018 NFL Draft

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Sports Editor December 4, 2017

Pitt junior wide receiver and return specialist Quadree Henderson announced in a statement on Twitter that he will be leaving Pitt’s football team to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. “My lifelong goal...

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