Navy (5-0) and Memphis (4-1) are a combined 9-1 this season.
Senior linebacker from Cedar Park, Texas
Junior offensive tackle from Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
Sophomore nose guard from Antioch, Tenn.
Senior long snapper from Gilbert, Ariz.
• At Navy: Enters the fall as the starter at nose guard ... coming off a solid freshman campaign that saw him play in all 14 games ... has great size ... can move well for a big man ... has dropped 11 pounds since last year to help with his quickness off the ball ... will force teams to double team him, which should make life easier for the linebackers ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: Made appearances in all 14 contests where he produced 11 tackles, including one tackle for a loss and two forced fumbles ... chipped in a tackle for loss against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl and forced a fumble for the second consecutive game ... recorded a career-high three tackles against Army and forced his first collegiate fumble ... turned in a tackle against Notre Dame ... assisted on a tackle in the win over Memphis ... part of a defensive unit that caused three Houston turnovers (2 INT, 1 Fumble) that in turn led to 17 points for the Mids ... recorded two tackles against the Cougars ... pitched in a pair of tackles at Air Force ... part of a defensive effort that held Fordham to three field goals on the Rams’ three trips to the red zone ... chipped in a solo tackle.
• High School / Personal: A 2015 graduate of Brentwood Academy, Pittman attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2015-16 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (4) and track & field (3) ... two-time First-Team All-State (Tenn.) and First-Team All-Region football selection ... also earned First-Team All-Mid State honors as a senior and was a finalist for Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in Tennessee ... member of the Tennessee East-West All-Star Team ... hails from the same hometown as former Navy football quarterback Keenan Reynolds ... father played football at Middle Tennessee State ... son of Jack Jr. and Jan Pittman ... majoring in history.