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Pitt in the Pros

Jimmy Morrissey selected by Las Vegas Raiders in NFL draft

The former Pitt center seized a starting role on the team as a walk-on and became a three-time All-ACC honoree

Damar Hamlin selected by Buffalo Bills in NFL draft

The former Pitt safety led the Panthers with seven pass breakups last season

Jaylen Twyman selected by Minnesota Vikings in NFL draft

The former Pitt defensive tackle dropped to the sixth round despite a strong 2019 season after choosing to opt out in 2020

Jason Pinnock selected by New York Jets in NFL draft

The former Pitt cornerback boosted his draft stock with a solid pro day and went with the 175th pick in the fifth round

Rashad Weaver selected by Tennessee Titans in NFL draft

The former Pitt defensive end was a consensus All-American in 2020

Patrick Jones II selected by Minnesota Vikings in NFL draft

The former Pitt defensive end went to the NFC North team with the 90th pick

Ex-Pitt defender Shane Wiedt signs with Riverhounds

The move brings the former Pitt defender to one of the USL's top defensive teams

Edward Kizza makes MLS debut with Revolution

The Pitt product finished his college career ranked second in program history in goals, with 31 in three years

Aaron Donald receives apology from attorney for accusation

Attorney says Aaron Donald was not the aggressor in South Side incident

Aaron Donald facing charges after alleged assault

James Conner thanks Pittsburgh, says goodbye

The Pitt alum is heading to Arizona after spending the last eight years in Pittsburgh

James Conner signs with Arizona Cardinals

The move marks the end of the running back's long tenure in the Pittsburgh area

Eric Hamilton set to represent ACC in 3x3U tournament

Brad Wanamaker traded from Warriors to Hornets

The Pitt alum struggled in the Bay Area but will look to bounce back in Charlotte

Marshall Goldberg’s number unretired by Cardinals

The controversial move was intended to accommodate new signee J.J. Watt

Quadree Henderson signs with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Pitt alum has a chance to play a key role for the CFL's defending champions

Dewayne Hendrix signs with Toronto Argonauts of CFL

The Pitt alum has played for four teams in four leagues since the start of 2020

Jordan Whitehead wins Super Bowl LV with Buccaneers

The Pitt alum played through a torn labrum to earn his first ring at age 23

Jordan Whitehead set to play in Super Bowl LV

The Pitt alum will take the field for the Buccaneers despite a torn labrum

Aaron Donald named NFL Defensive Player of the Year for third time

The Pitt alum had 13.5 sacks, 14 tackles for losses and four forced fumbles in 2020 and led the NFL's top defense

Pitt alum Jordan Whitehead shines in NFC title game with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The former Pitt safety forced two fumbles in the championship game

Edward Kizza selected in first round of 2021 MLS draft by New England Revolution

The former Pitt striker is the program's first-ever first-round MLS draft pick

Aaron Donald earns sixth first-team All-Pro selection

The Pitt alum was the only unanimous defensive All-Pro selection in 2020

Steven Adams posts first triple-double of NBA career

The Pitt product came up with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists against the Oklahoma City Thunder this week

Steven Adams posts back-to-back double-doubles with New Orleans Pelicans

The Pitt product helped the Pelicans dominate his former team and played a key role in their win over the Raptors

Brad Wanamaker signs with Golden State Warriors

The Pitt product spent the last two seasons with the Boston Celtics

Steven Adams on the move from OKC to New Orleans

It appears the Pitt product will play with the Pelicans next season, after the Thunder agreed in principle to a trade

Larry Fitzgerald reaches 1,400 career receptions

The Pitt great and Jerry Rice are the only NFL receivers to reach the milestone

James Conner posts 100-yard game as Steelers beat Browns

The Pitt alum has hit the century mark three times in his last four games

Aaron Donald gets four sacks in win over Washington

The Pitt alum matched a career high with the four-sack game and now leads the NFL with 7.5 sacks in five games

James Conner runs for 109 yards, scores game-winning touchdown for Steelers

The Pitt alum has posted back-to-back 100-yard games for the Steelers