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Pitt spring practices bring several position changes

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Pitt's spring practices are underway and, as usual, at the beginning, there are always position changes announced.

Perhaps the most notable is Shakir Soto moving from defensive end to the interior of the line at defensive tackle. As the Post-Gazette's Sam Werner points out, the Panthers have some quality depth there now especially with the addition of transfer Dewayne Hendrix, who is eligible to play this season after sitting out last year.

Another relatively important move on the defensive line was Connor Dintino moving from there to the other side of the ball on the offensive line. He will play center, but won't likely start since that spot looks to be Alex Officer's to lose (more on that a little later today).

Less important moves are Manny Stocker moving from wide receiver to quarterback, and Jalen Williams and Oluwaseun Idowu going from safety to linebacker.

Overall, nothing too earth-shattering here. Soto looks to be the biggest move thus far, but with Pitt needing to lose some players to get under the scholarship list and with incoming freshmen coming in later this year, more moves are certainly possible.

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