Recruits At Pitt's Scrimmage

There was a large contingent of recruits in attendance for Pitt's second intra-squad scrimmage Saturday at the UPMC Sports Complex's outdoor turf field.

The top Pittsburgh prospect was five-star running back Savon Huggins from St. Peters Prep School in Jersey City, N.J. Three-star defensive end Connor Wujciak from Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J. also was in attendance.

The two hung out the entire scrimmage with Pitt tailback Ray Graham, who is from Elizabeth, N.J. High School. There were some other Jersey kids there, but Huggins and Wujciak were the top prospects.

The nearly 6-foot, 190-pound Huggins is rated the No. 6 running back nationally by and has interest from schools around the country with more than 20 offers. Along with Pitt, Boston College, Cal, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Fla., North Carolina, Penn State, Purdue, Rutgers, South Florida, Stanford, Tennessee and West Virginia have him on their radar.

The 6-2, 250-pound Wujciak has offers from Pitt, Rutgers, Boston College, Maryland and Minnesota. But that should improve through the summer and his senior season at Seton Hall Prep.

Quarterback Matt Johnson from Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg also made an appearance. Johnson is a decent quarterback on a good team, but he does not have any offers yet with interest from Rutgers, Boston College, Iowa, Colorado, Duke, LSU, Temple and Virginia, as well as the Panthers.

McKeesport, Pa. High School's Branden Jackson, an outside linebacker and split end at 6-foot-4, 205 pounds, and Delvon Simmons, a 6-5, 265-pound two-way lineman were in for a visit for the second time this spring.

Christian Brumbaugh, a quarterback-defensive back from South Fayette High School in McDonald, Pa. attended the scrimmage. He had nearly 1,600 passing yards and led the WPIAL with 23 touchdown passes this past season. He does not have any offers yet.

Several 2010 Pitt signees were in town as well, including monstrous offensive linemen Shane Johnson from Dematha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md. and Arthur Doakes from Lebanon, Pa. High School.

Pitt's signees from St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, quarterback Mark Myers and tight end Brendan Carozzoni were in attendance as well. And so was the Penn Hills pair of cornerback Brandon Ifill and Aaron Donald.

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