DeCicco Rates Trip a Perfect Ten

Pantherdigest.com caught up with a number of the current Pittsburgh Panther commits including five-star tight end prospect Brock DeCicco who is the latest Thomas Jefferson Jaguar to continue the the pipeline.

Jefferson Hills (Pa.) Thomas Jefferson four-star tight end Brock DeCicco made his decision to be a Pittsburgh Panther back in October. This weekend, the 6- foot- 5, 230-pound standout, who chose Pitt over schools such as Miami (Fla.), Maryland, and Wisconsin took his official visit to the University of Pittsburgh and learned what he felt he knew all along, "PITT is IT".

"I like the Campus a lot. It's real nice and easy to get around," DeCicco said. "On a scale from one to ten, it was perfect ten, no question."

Brock was hosted by Panther offensive lineman and former five-star Thomas Jefferson teammate, Lucas Nix.

Brock is the younger brother of Pittsburgh safety Dom DeCicco, but he has carved out a pretty impressive path of his own. Brock was a first team All-Conference selection on both sides of the ball for two consecutive years. He was a team captain for Thomas Jefferson and led his team to back to back AAA State Championships. As a junior he tallied 19 receptions, 393 yards, and 6 touchdowns and he was named to the 2nd team AAA All-state team. As a senior, he caught 24 passes for a 22 yard average, 542 yards, and 11 touchdowns. He was rewarded by being names to the Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 and the 1st team AAA All-State team.

"I really feel that I have a good relationship with all of the coaches," DeCicco said. "Coach (Brian) Angelichio is my tight end coach and he is a real cool guy. Coach (Dave) Wannstedt and Coach (Bob) Junko are real cool too, like I said I like all the coaches."

There has been some speculation that Brock could see a position change once he gets on campus and he does have a preference?

"I love playing tight end," DeCicco explained. "The coaches want me to play tight end too, I actually love playing defensive end and linebacker too, but tight end is where I will be."

DeCicco came away most impressed by his future teammates.

"The highlight of my visit was just being around the guys. They are down to earth and we really had fun," DeCicco said. "The food would probably be a close second.

"Overall, it was a great trip. I am 100-percent sure I am a Panther, no chance of a change of heart."


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