INSIDE LOOK: Narduzzi explains Blewitt's growth

Pat Narduzzi spoke at length about kicker Chris Blewitt on Friday. Blewitt is heating up as Pitt finds itself knee-deep in ACC play.

OAKLAND--Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt had a less than hot start to his 2016 senior campaign.

The four-year starter entered the season just five kicks away from tying former Panthers kicker Connor Lee's Pitt record for made field goals in a career (50). But it wasn't until week six that Blewitt was given the opportunity to tie and break the record.

Pitt had underwhelming results in its season opener against FCS team Villanova, winning by just three touchdowns, and Blewitt missed a 39-yarder and had another one blocked. He followed up in week two by missing a 50-yard field goal against Penn State.

But he's now made seven-consecutive field goals, including a win-clinching 31-yard attempt against Georgia Tech Saturday.

He did it despite a high snap from Pat Quirin and a consequentially poor hold by Ryan Winslow. It was the second year in a row that Blewitt had held off the Yellow Jackets with a late-game 56-yarder.


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