Fans and media alike learned Tuesday that Cougar cornerback G Pittman will be transferring from the program primarily due to academic issues. With the loss of Pittman the Cougar program loses a lot, as he was the most talented incoming high school cornerback this observer has seen in his seven years covering the program.
October 29, 2008
During Thursday's scrimmage on a cold April day, cornerback G Pittman put on a defensive show by batting down balls, reacting to receivers' routes and providing tight coverage on those receivers. Total Blue Sports caught up with the freshman cornerback for this edition of Cougar Conversations.
April 10, 2008
Five practices in, G Pittman has never been the first one to leave the practice field, but he's more than often one of the last to leave. For Pittman, it's all about getting as ready as possible in order to contribute as a true freshman. Since he arrived in Provo, Pittman is doing everything he can to do just that.
August 10, 2007
One week before he's set to cut his teeth on the practice field, incoming freshman G Pittman arrived in Provo. He wanted to get more familiar with the campus and town, and get a leg up in acclimating himself to the mountain air, which too often gets the better of unsuspecting freshmen from lower elevations. So far so good for the promising cornerback one week into his stay at Provo.
July 30, 2007
The Cougars have already locked up one player from Rancho Cucamonga High School in defensive back G Pittman, but there is another defensive star from Rancho who has the attention of the BYU coaching staff. TotalBlueSports.com recently talked a little recruiting with 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end prospect Lei Talamaivao.
December 27, 2006
Cougar fans were not the only ones riveted to the 2006 Las Vegas Bowl. Members of BYU's recruiting class of 2007 also watched with rapt attention. TotalBlueSports.com spoke with two defensive recruits from California about their reaction to the whooping BYU laid on Oregon. Both G Pittman and Tyler Beck were thrilled by the game and even more eager to join the team in Provo.
December 26, 2006
Rancho Cucamonga defensive back G Pittman took his time in choosing which college he would play for, but now that his decision is made, nothing is going to change it. G's father Greg talks with TBS about what his son is doing to get ready to contribute to the Cougar program. He also scouts out G's teammate BYU D-line prospect Lei Talamaivao.
December 21, 2006