One position that new Pitt football coach pat Narduzzi was extremely thin at when he took over in early January was at quarterback.
Narduzzi quickly got on the recruiting trail and landed Pine-Richland signal caller Ben DiNucci and now has brought in a veteran transfer, which is a route that many expected the Panthers to take.
According to reports, University of Tennessee redshirt junior quarterback Nathan Peterman will transfer to Pitt.
Peterman was visiting Pitt over the weekend and was in attendance for Saturday’s basketball game against Notre Dame. Peterman will be eligible to play immediately for Pitt because he graduated in December.
The Jacksonville, FL. native stands 6’2” and weighs 210 pounds. He played in 11 games for Tennessee during his career, starting two of those.
In those 11 games, Peterman completed 20-of-43 passes for just 94 yards. He also rushed for 52 yards and has one career rushing touchdown.
Peterman was ranked as a four-star recruit and the No.8 pro-style quarterback in the country when he committed to the Vols in 2012.
The move to Pitt makes sense because new Pitt offensive coordinator Jin Chaney helped recruit Peterman to Tennessee.
Then there is also the lack of depth at the position on the Panthers’ roster. There’s a very good chance that Peterman will be given the opportunity to challenge Chad Voytik for the starting job this summer.
Peterman will have two years of eligibility remaining.
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