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Bentley brings brute force to Pitt D-line

Tyler Bentley, previously listed as a three-star recruit and a defensive lineman from West Chester, Ohio, committed to Pitt in December. (Photo courtesy of Tyler Bentley)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Rivalries are just for fans? Don’t tell that to 2018 Pitt commit Tyler Bentley. He is looking forward to the Panthers’ battles with one in-state foe as much as anyone else. “The one thing I’m looking forward to is playing Penn State, for sure,” Bentley said. “I have a couple of friends t...

Shocky Jacques-Louis lands at Pitt

Shocky Jacques-Louis (middle) stands alongside fellow Pitt football recruits and Celeste Welsh, the Pitt Athletics media relations coordinator, at the Cool 
Down for Warmth fundraiser Jan. 25. (Photo courtesy of Jake Kradel)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

When Shocky Jacques-Louis committed to Pitt Dec. 20, 2017, the football team finally landed its highest-rated recruit. Jacques-Louis joined the Panthers after a tumultuous recruiting process saw him decommit from two other schools. Jacques-Louis is listed by 247sports.com as a three-star, 6-foot-1, 175-pound athlet...

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