July 9, 2007

Virginia lineman names top five

The Pitt coaching staff has already landed verbal commitments from Thomas Jefferson's Lucas Nix and Hopewell's Ryan Turnley. Offensive line coach Paul Dunn is hoping the staff lands one or two more offensive linemen for the recruiting Class of 2008.

Offensive tackle Jimmy Bennett (6' 8" 270) from West Potomac High School in Alexandria, Virginia made an unofficial visit recently to check out Pitt. Bennett said, "The setting at Pitt was a bit topsy turvey. It was either up or down but it was not a big deal. I actually really like the surroundings at Pitt."

Bennett indicated that as things stand now his top five are UConn, Michigan State, West Virginia, Virginia Tech and Penn State.

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