April 20, 2007

Getting to know Darnell Dodson

The 2006-07 basketball season is over for Pitt, but recruiting never ends; as such, Jamie Dixon and his staff are currently working on getting commitments from the class of 2008. In the meantime, the Pantherlair is taking a look at Dixon's most recent class of recruits, the class of 2007.

Today the Pantherlair takes a look at Darnell Dodson.

Darnell Dodson Profile

Darnell Dodson



Small forward






Greenbelt, MD

High school:

Eleanor Roosevelt

Recruiting coordinator:

Mike Rice

A first team All-Metro selection as a senior…selected to play in the Capital Classic All-Star Game…scored 1,262 career points at Eleanor Roosevelt…finished as the school's all-time leading scorer…led Eleanor Roosevelt to the state finals as a junior and the state semi-finals as a senior…among the top 50 small forwards in the nation…with good size and an outside shot, Dodson can fill the always crucial small forward position for Pitt

What has been your most memorable moment on the basketball court? Playing in the (Maryland 4A) state championship

Who is your role model on the basketball court? Michael Jordan

Who is your hero? Michael Jordan

Who has helped you the most in your development as a basketball player? My dad

What do you like to do in your non-basketball free time? Hang out, watch movies

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