Ohio Tight End Visits Pitt

New Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst is going to bring a more physical brand of football to the Panther program, and he is in the process of adding his type of athletes. The tight end will be featured prominently in the offense, and the Panthers are recruiting Kettering Alter's Greg Hart, who visited recently.

One of the realities of a coaching change is the new staff wanting to play their brand of football, and Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst is no exception. Coming from Wisconsin has the new staff looking to play a more physical style, where tight ends play a major role.

Kettering Alter (OH) tight end Greg Hart received a Panther offer two weeks ago, and he visited the Pittsburgh program unofficially on Saturday.

"I loved it there, and I think a lot of that coaching staff," Hart stated. "They told me I'm a top priority for them. They have only offered a few tight ends, and one (Scott Orndoff) is already committed to them."

"They said they really love what I have to offer, and think I could be a huge contribution to their team," he added. "Coach Chryst is planning on using three tight ends a lot, like he did at Wisconsin, but he said he doesn't have the type of depth he needs to be able to do that. I'm very impressed by the Pitt program, and am considering them strongly."

Hart, 6-foot-5, 225-pounds, currently holds eight offers, including Indiana, Kentucky and Northwestern.

He is an extremely versatile tight end, and Alter uses him in-line as a blocker, and also flexed out as a wide receiver in their offense.


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