Pitt Football Recruiting: Panthers finish National Signing Day with No. 44 class according to Rivals

Pitt's recruiting class had its fair share of hits and misses. Overall, though, you might say the it was a bit underwhelming.

As of Wednesday night after National Signing Day was practically over, the Panthers had the No. 44 recruiting class according to Rivals. Pitt had a respectable, but modest, four four-star kids with zero five-star players. In terms of the ACC, Pitt came in at No. 9 out of the 15 (including Louisville) conference schools.

Locally, Pitt also fell short. Penn State at No. 24 and West Virginia at No. 38 both topped the Panthers.

Recruiting rankings are far from everything. I think it's next to impossible to compete for a national championship without upper echelon players, but Pitt's not in that position right now, anyway. Still, for Paul Chryst to even compete for ACC titles, an upgrade in talent would go a long way.

The class isn't a terrible one when you consider the outright mediocrity the program is stuck in right now with three straight 6-6 seasons. Still, it has a 'meh' quality to it and could have been a bit better had Pitt even landed a couple more of their targets.

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