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A flurry of WPIAL prospects chose to take their talents to South Bend this year, despite rejuvenating seasons by both Penn State and Pitt.

While many Pittsburgh products see Penn State and Pitt as their new homes for their four or five years of college football, this year was different.

02/01/2017 - 23:23
Joel Norman
One of the country’s top cornerback recruits hails from Clairton, Pa., roughly 15 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Lamont Wade, a 5-foot-10 senior at Clairton High School, is ranked as a consensus top-10 cornerback nationally by nearly every recruiting service in the country.

08/30/2016 - 17:04
Jed Johnson
Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.

Lamont Wade, DB, Clairton

08/08/2016 - 11:49
Tony DeFazio
Now that national signing day has passed, James Franklin is hard at work trying to fix Penn State's offensive line issues.

The 2015 season for Penn State had plenty of ups and downs; although, their 7-6 record can be viewed as a positive considering how much the offense struggled to move the ball.

02/16/2016 - 08:52
Daniel Priore
Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi is working on a pipeline from Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School directly to the University of Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Central Catholic has quite the reputation for pumping out high-end Division 1 talent in football.

02/11/2016 - 21:00
Zach Laufer
Dukes look to defend NEC title

Duquesne University head football coach Jerry Schmitt announced the addition of 19 student-athletes to the 2016 fall roster today.

02/05/2016 - 21:40
PSR Staff
Seven of 20 incoming commits are WPIAL products

Head coach John Banaszak of the Robert Morris University football team announced Wednesday that 20 student-athletes have committed to join the Colonials for the 2016 season.

02/05/2016 - 21:12
PSR Staff
Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi made an immediate impact on the recruiting trail upon taking over at Pitt a year ago.

The then-new head coach closed strong on four-star recruits Jordan Whitehead and Darrin Hall, both of whom made immediate impacts as true freshmen.

02/03/2016 - 23:56
Tony DeFazio
The Penn State Nittany Lions have seen more turnover in the past four years than they saw in the 45 years prior.

Consequently, the football team has not reached nine wins or more since 2011, the last year Joe Paterno coached.

02/03/2016 - 23:45
Michael Kiwak
The local class of 2017 boasts some of the top players in the state, and Pittsburgh Central Catholic leads with way with several exciting prospects. North Allegheny, Steel Valley and Clairton once again have top-tier talent.

TOP JUNIORS: WPIAL and City League
1. Lamont Wade DB Clairton/Clairton

01/12/2016 - 09:02
Tony DeFazio
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