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Wendell Davis brings linebacker depth to Pitt

Virginia native Wendell Davis was one of 17 players to sign National Letters of Intent to Pitt on Dec. 20. (Photo courtesy of Wendell Davis)

By Alex Lehmbeck | Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

When Wendell Davis committed to Pitt in June of 2017, the Panthers realized right away they had gotten a good one. Head coach Pat Narduzzi tweeted his excitement fewer than 20 minutes later, with a hearty “PITT IS IT!! #L1TS8URGH #H2P #X2.” The three-star prospect, according to, is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound linebacker from Richmond, Virginia, and one of 17 players to sign their National Letters of Intent to Pittsburgh on Dec. 20. The selection of Pitt comes over some major offers, including Boston College, Duke, Michigan State and UCF. ...

Football lands three-star trio

Head Coach Pat Narduzzi has begun building his 2018 recruiting class, which is currently ranked 47th in the country by 247Sports. (TPN File Photo)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

June 6, 2017

After a relatively slow start to the 2018 recruiting class, the Pitt football program is beginning to gain momentum as three players verbally committed this weekend. Cornerback Judson Tallandier, defensive end John Morgan and linebacker Wendell Davis — all rated three-star recruits by 247Sport...

Pitt football adds 3-star recruits Judson Tallandier and Wendell Davis

Head Coach Pat Narduzzi is entering his third season with the Panthers after two consecutive 8-5 campaigns. (TPN File Photo)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

June 4, 2017

The 2018 Pitt football recruiting class is gaining momentum as head coach Pat Narduzzi received verbal commitments from a pair of 3-star prospects Friday. Cornerback Judson Tallandier and linebacker Wendell Davis both pledging to the Panthers, announcing their commitments on Twitter. “Af...

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