Pitt Panthers lost walk-on offensive lineman George French II to the transfer portal, marking another departure from the team.

By the Numbers
  • Fifth-year offensive lineman George French II entered the transfer portal after three seasons with the Panthers.
  • French is the fourth Pitt player and the second offensive lineman to enter the transfer portal following spring practice.
Yes, But

The departure of George French highlights the continuous trend of player transfers impacting the Pitt football program.

State of Play
  • George French's transfer adds to a series of player exits from Pitt, with 17 players entering the portal since the season ended.
  • Quarterback Christian Veilleux and starters Dayon Hayes and Solomon DeShields have also left the program post-spring camp.
What's Next

With the ongoing player exits, Pitt will need to manage roster changes and potentially seek replacements to maintain team depth.

Bottom Line

The loss of George French reflects a broader challenge for Pitt in retaining players, emphasizing the dynamic nature of college football rosters and the need for continuous roster management.