Recruit Reaction

A big difference from a year ago during both the Michael Haywood and Todd Graham hires. This time around, it's evident Paul Chryst has made a much better first impression. Several commits and underclassmen are on board with Chryst.


Corey Jones, 4-star WR COMMIT

"I like it."

Chad Voytik, 4-star QB COMMIT

"I'm very excited about Chryst and the fact that he worked with Russell Wilson this season. I'll be talking to him tonight."

"So excited about the hire. Should be getting a call from him soon. This process has been such a blessing and lesson for me."


Jahmahl Pardner, 2-star S COMMIT

"He's the best man for the job. Happy to have him on board."


Dakota Conwell, 4-star LB COMMIT

""I think he will be a good fit, he's had some great offenses at Wisconsin, he comes from a winning program."


Alkwan Williams, 3-star LB COMMIT

"I just found out, but I think everything should be great for us."


J.P. Holtz, 4-star TE PROSPECT

"I think it is a good hire."


Darryl Render, 3-star OLB COMMIT

"I'm just excited that this whole thing is over and I'm looking forward to meeting him and learning more about him and him learning more about me."


Demitrious Davis, 3-star WR COMMIT

"I'm very excited about him. Can't wait to meet him and get a chance to talk to him."

"I'm very excited about the new coach and we're ready to put up some (REAL) high octane points."


William Parks, 2-star CB COMMIT

"I haven't talked to him yet, but he seems like a real thorough coach."


Adam Breneman, 4-star 2013 WR/TE PROSPECT

"I think it's a great hire. I don't know much about Chryst, but I know he was very successful with his Pro Style offense at Wisconsin. It's an exciting hire and I'm anxious to get to know him and his staff."


Patrick Kugler, 2013 4-star OL PROSPECT

"I think it's an awesome hire and it will bring the nastiness back to Pitt."


Chandler Kincade, 2014 QB COMMIT

"I think it's a really great hire. He's had some great Pro-Style offense vs. some great defenses in the Big 10. I can't wait to meet him and whoever he brings with him…H2P"


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