Pitt Win Only Enhances Wirginis' Commitment

Quintin Wirginis talks about his trip to the Pitt-Notre Dame game, as well as his bond with the rest of the recruits in his class.

Fox Chapel (PA) linebacker Quintin Wirginis committed to Pitt shortly after picking up his offer after his prospect camp in June.

Though he missed all of his senior season due to an offseason injury, Wirginis has been a regular visitor at Pitt, including this past weekend for the 28-21 win over Notre Dame.

"It was fantastic," Wirginis said. "I've gotten the chance to meet a few of the recruits, too."

As for some of those recruits, Wirginis said he's still building a bond with some of them--Qadree Ollison, Connor Hayes, Michael Grimm and Brian O'Neill--just a few of the other commits in attendance. Wirginis is also working on some other uncommitted prospects, from the sounds of things.

"I've talked to Montae Nicholson and Shai McKenzie," Wirginis said. "I talked to talked to Shai about Pitt, about how he feels about it. I've talked to [Michael] Grimm and Connor Dintino. I've been texting [Dintino] back and forth. I think he's coming in for a game soon."

After coming in for most of the other games this season, Wirginis said this past Saturday's game was by far his most memorable of the season.

"It was amazing, just because it shows what the team can do, even with so many young guys," Wirginis said. "If you haven't committed yet, I don't see any reason to pick any other school."

Within that group of younger players are a couple of close friends, former high school teammate Adam Bisnowaty and tight end J.P. Holtz. Wirginis gets their side of the story as friends first, then sees them in action on the field.

"I think, you see a lot of the athletes, and they seem like super humans, like these big superhuman athletes," Wirginis said. "But being good friends with Biz, he's a starting left tackle, he's just a normal guy. It puts it in perspective and, what can I strive for."


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