The season is winding down for Pitt football and while the Panthers may not make a postseason appearance, at least one player will extend his season.
Offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings will play in the Reese's Senior Bowl game it was announced on Monday. Last year, Aaron Donald participated in the event and was named the practice week Most Outstanding Overall Player.
We're still a while away before we get deep into the NFL Draft projections phase, but Clemmings is a guy that not only has the look of one that will be drafted, but one that could be a high selection. He's been named the Offensive Lineman of the Week several times for the ACC this year and ESPN Draft guru Todd McShay recently said that he was the most improved player over the course of a season that he's ever seen. CBS Sports' Dane Brugler also said Clemmings may be the top senior offensive tackle.
While Pitt has some other candidates to be drafted such as Todd Thomas, Clemmings is starting to look like the team's one sure thing.
The game is on January 24, 2015 in Mobile, AL. Per the Senior Bowl site, the game will be at 3:00 p.m. on the NFL Network.