Pitt gets gritty commits

Pittsburgh, PA — Pitt’s win over the Clemson Tigers is the beginning of a new era in Pitt football.  This historic program has won 9 National Championships in addition to being the home of NFL legends like Larry Fitzgerald.  Now it’s time to meet the next class of Pitt Panthers.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe were lucky to catch up with two 2017 recruits.  We conducted interviews with both linebacker Kyle Nunn as well as defensive end Carson Van Lynn.

Carson Van Lynn

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Hometown: Worthington, OH

School: Kilbourne

Position: DE

Height: 6’6”

Weight: 235 lbs


Highlights from our interview with Carson:

Q: Who’s your biggest influence when it comes to football?

A: “My biggest influence is my cousin Matt Skura (Center for the Ravens). He has shown me how hard work really pays off and to keep pushing yourself.”

Q: Have you decided on what you’ll be majoring in at Pitt in the fall?

A: “I will major in business”

Q: Outside of school and football, what are your favorite hobbies and interests?

A: “My favorite interest is hanging out with friends and doing things outdoors”

Q: What made you choose Pitt over other schools?

A: “I’m from the Pittsburgh Area, born in Toronto OH. Loved the atmosphere. Especially growing up in a Steeler family. The school is great and provides a good fit for me both academically and athletically..and I love the city.”

Q: Which NFL team would you like to play for the most?

A: “Growing up a Steelers fan, the Steelers”

Q: Who’s your favorite player of all-time?

A: “Big Ben”

You can follow Carson on Twitter @carsonvanlynn


Kyle Nunn

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Hometown: Findlay, OH

School: Findlay

Position: ATH/OLB

Height: 6’3”

Weight:190 lbs


Highlights from our interview with Kyle:

Q: Who’s your biggest influence when it comes to football?

A: “My biggest influence is Ray Lewis”

Q: Have you decided on what you’ll be majoring in at Pitt in the fall?

A: “I’m thinking business marketing or criminal justice”

Q: Outside of school and football, what are your favorite hobbies and interests?

A: “Favorite interest is video games haha”

Q: What made you choose Pitt over other schools?

A: “I committed because I love the coaches and how they are rebuilding the program and the city! It felt like home to me.”

Q: You’re listed as an athlete, which position will you be playing in college?

A: “Outside linebacker”

Q: If it was up to you, what position would you play?

A: “QB”

You can follow Kyle on Twitter @knunn19

Or if you’d like to get a preview of things to come…check out his highlight reels on Hudl









Featured image : By Joey Gannon from Pittsburgh, PA (Heinz Field) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Pitt trophies : By Crazypaco (M.G. White and Own work by uploader) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

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