BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Canisius star running back Qadree Ollison will take his game to the next level at the University of Pittsburgh next year, becoming the latest high-profile recruit from Western New York.
Ollison picked Pitt over four other finalists, which included Syracuse, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Rutgers. In all, he received 15 Division I scholarship offers.
"They'll give me the opportunity to hopefully play early there... it's just a great place," said Ollison.
Ollison led Canisius to an unbeaten season last year. The Crusaders are 1-0 this season, coming off a win at McQuaid Friday.
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