TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Pitt adds OLB from Baltimore to 2012 class

College Football Videos

By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011
 

Pitt coach Todd Graham added the 12th recruit of the 2012 class, when he received a verbal commitment Friday from outside linebacker Devon Porchia.

Rivals.com rates Porchia, who attends Gilman High School in Baltimore, as a three-star prospect. He also had offers from Cincinnati, Buffalo, Rutgers and Wake Forest.

Porchia, 6-foot-2, 203 pounds, considers himself more than a pass-rushing specialist.

"I'm good at that," he said of rushing the passer. "But I'm also good at pass dropping."

Note: Former Gateway star Brendon Felder, a receiver who transferred from North Carolina to Pitt, was denied eligibility for the 2011 season by the NCAA.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Offense awakens to lead Steelers past Panthers
  2. Pirates, Worley edge Brewers, 1-0, move to cusp of playoffs
  3. Game changers: Turnover leads to elusive TD for Steelers
  4. Pirates notebook: Bucs set single-season attendance record
  5. Researchers study ways to protect power grid from solar storms
  6. PA will deal online poker in 2017, financial analysis says
  7. Penguins forward Megna’s skill set might be perfect fit
  8. Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority communities well on their way to completion of sewer projects
  9. Steelers notebook: Rooney says owners support Goodell
  10. Woodlands Foundation toasts FedEx Ground volunteers at Butterfly Ball
  11. ‘It Takes a Village’ strives to connect New Kensington residents with resources
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.