Pitt added another recruit at a position of need Friday night when Hamilton (Oh.) offensive tackle Adam Pankey announced his commitment to play for the Panthers.
Pankey picked Pitt over his final choices of West Virginia, Illinois, and North Carolina State. His commitment was announced after Hamilton's season finale against rival Fairfield.
Pankey, 6'5" 290, is the 19th recruit overall and the third offensive lineman to commit to Pitt in the class of 2012. Pitt's other line commits are Fox Chapel tackle Adam Bisnowaty and Cincinnati (Oh.) St. Xavier offensive lineman Brandyn Cook.
Pitt also has commitments from Hopewell running back Rushel Shell, Cleveland (Tenn.) quarterback Chad Voytik, Baltimore (Md.) Gilman linebacker Devon Porchia, Upper St. Clair linebacker Dakota Conwell, Johnstown linebacker Alkwan Williams, Sto-Rox cornerback Marzett Geter Clairton receiver Trenton Coles, Germantown cornerback William Parks, Bedford (Oh.) defensive end Myles Hilliard, Pomfret (Md.) McDonough cornerback Marchez Coates, St. Edward (Oh.) defensive end Darryl Render, New Berlin (NY) Milford defensive back Jevonte Pitts, Penn Hills wide receiver Corey Jones, Taylor Allderdice defensive lineman Tyrique Jarrett, and Austintown (Oh.) Fitch receivers Chris and Demitrious Davis.