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Ollison commits to Pitt

Buffalo (N.Y.) Canisius running back Qadree Ollison has made his college choice and the three-star athlete has announced for the University of Pittsburgh.

He did so at a press conference at his school on Monday afternoon. 

The 6-foot-1, 220-pound senior had scholarship offers from Boston College, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, MInnesota, Nevada, Penn State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple and Wisconsin. 

He took an official visit to Pittsburgh for the Panthers' season-opening loss to Florida State last week. 

In his season opener on Friday night, Ollison ran for 195 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in a 42-15 win over McQuaid. Pittsburgh had an assistant coach on hand at the game.

As a junior, Ollison set a Canisius record with 1,876 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Ollison carries an 87, three-star rating, is the No. 47 running back nationally and the No. 4 prospect in New York according to 247Sports. He is the No. 58 running back and the No. 6 player in New York per the 247Composite. 

He was recruited for the Panthers by running backs coach Desmond Robinson.

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