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Pitt lands local receiver, top New Jersey running back

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Corey Clement picks Panthers over Ohio State, Nebraska, Penn State and many others, while South Fayette's Zach Challingsworth switches commitment to Pitt

South Fayette wide receiver Zach Challingsworth had committed to Toledo earlier in the spring, but upon receiving an offer from the Panthers, the 6-2, 180-pounder has decided to attend Pitt instead. He also had offers from Temple and several MAC programs.

New Jersey running back Corey Clement, one of the top prospects in the east, has decided to commit to Pitt over offers from all over the country, including Ohio State, Penn State, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Florida State, Notre Dame and West Virginia. The 5-10, 200-pound Clement rushed for over 2,500 yards last season.

Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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