Pitts Becomes Number Eight

Lafayette Pitts

For the third time in four years a top WPIAL standout has committed to Pitt during their annual passing camp.

Woodland Hills athlete Lafayette Pitts wasted little time giving Pitt his verbal commitment. The 5-11, 175-pound standout committed to the Panthers Saturday morning after his team's second scrimmage of the day.

Pitts chose the Panthers over such offers as Illinois, West Virginia and Iowa.

As a junior, Pitts rushed for a touchdown, caught three touchdowns, returned one for a kickoff and returned six punts for touchdowns. He was a first-team all-conference selection as well. This year, he assumes the starting running back job from Syracuse signee Dom Timbers, which should allow for even greater numbers

Stay tuned for more news on Pitts' commitment throughout the day

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