The 2020 season is in the books for Pat Narduzzi and the Pitt coaching staff, but they didn’t have to wait long for some potentially positive news about the future of the program, as they made the top 10 of Amarion Brown, a wide receiver out of Martin County High School in Stuart, Florida, on Saturday afternoon.
My Top 10‼️ @MelvinPhillip14 @coachrodharris @247Sports @Rivals pic.twitter.com/3B5MRoT9KQ— Marion Brown (@Mariobrown06) December 12, 2020
Joining Pitt in Brown’s top 10 are Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Mississippi State, Oregon, Rutgers, South Carolina and Virginia Tech, so the Pitt coaches will have their work cut out for them, with a few heavyweights to beat in his recruitment. With Saturday’s announcement, Brown cut several programs from contention for his signature, including Arkansas, Georgia Tech, Nebraska, Penn State, Texas, Texas A&M and West Virginia.
The 6’3”, 175-pound wide receiver would represent a major pickup for the Pitt offense, as he holds four-star ratings from both Rivals and 247Sports. Rivals considers him the No. 35 receiver in the country, while 247Sports places him at No. 30 at his position.
Over the course of a 7-2 season with Martin County, Brown came up with seven touchdown receptions and scored three times on rushes. However, the Tigers’ season came to an end on Nov. 24 with a loss to Manatee High School in the playoffs, despite an impressive two-touchdown performance from Brown.
At this point, it is unclear when Brown will trim his list further, and no commitment date has been set for the 2022 recruit.