City League WR reschedules Pitt visit

The weekend of January 20th has developed into an important recruiting weekend for the University of Pittsburgh. A number of quality prospects will be officially visiting the Panthers. One of those players will be standout city league wide receiver Aundre Wright (5-ft-10 inches, 170 pounds) from Perry Traditional Academy in Pittsburgh, PA.

"I was the only player scheduled to visit this weekend. Coach (Bob) Junko called me and told me it would be a better idea to go the week after when they had more people," stated Aundre Wright. "My visit date is now January 20th. I have been waiting to visit for a while. I'm very excited about going."

Wright has been compared to current Washington Redskin wide receiver Santana Moss. He is capable of running a blistering 4.3 forty-yard dash. Andre averaged over 30 yards a catch this season. He is one of the fastest players in Western Pennsylvania.

"Pitt hasn't offered yet but they told me they would. I think they are waiting to see what I score on my SAT test. I take the test the week after my visit. The last time I took the SAT I scored around a 800. I plan on doing much better this time. There is no doubt in my mind that Pitt will offer if I qualify."

The Commodores won their sixth City League championship defeating Brashear High School 21-7. Pitt is also taking a strong look at Wright's teammate and quarterback Desmond Brentley (6 foot 3 inches, 225 pounds). Andre caught 20 passes for over 600 yards this season. As a junior, he caught 25 passes for approximately 900 yards and scored 11 touchdowns.

Head Coach Dave Wannstedt and staff are also pursing massive City League offensive tackle Kevin Macon (6 foot 7 inches, 330 pounds) from Oliver High School.

Would Wright commit if offered? "Yes, no doubt I would commit to Pitt. I have dreamed about playing for them. Coach (Dave) Wannstedt wants speed on both sides of the ball. You won't find many players as fast as me. I'm the deep threat they are looking for."

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