As a true freshman, he caught 6 passes for 82 yards on offense while returning two punts for 63 yards, four kickoffs for 31 yards, blocking punt and forcing a fumble on special teams. He re-opened his recruitment in the summer of 2015 and ultimately committed to play at the University of Southern California over Oregon. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC. His oldest son Michael Pittman Jr. was a star receiver at USC and is expected to be selected in the 2020 NFL draft. The outbreak has reached at least 111 countries. [7] Pittman finished the season with 101 receptions for 1,275 yards and 11 touchdowns and was named first team All-Pac-12 and a consensus second team All-America selection. [14], Pittman is the son of former NFL running back and Super Bowl champion Michael Pittman and Kristin Randall. As a senior, He caught 81 passes for 1,990 yards and 24 touchdowns and was named first team All-America by Parade and Max Preps and participated in the All-American Bowl. [3], Pittman enrolled at USC in the spring of 2016 after graduating from Oaks Christian a semester early. USC receiver Michael Pittman Jr. catches a pass for a first down against UCLA in the second half at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Pasadena, California.

[1] In the final game of his high school career, Pittman caught 16 passes for 354 yards and five touchdowns. [6] Pittman caught 10 passes for 232 yards (5th-most in a game in USC history) and a touchdown in a 30–23 win over tenth-ranked Utah on September 20, 2019. © 2020 ABG-SI LLC. Michael Pittman Jr. (born October 5, 1997) is an American football wide receiver who plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). ESPN's Jenna Laine shared on Twitter on Thursday that one of Pittman's family members has the virus. Michael Paul Pittman Sr., 37, of Maugansville, MD passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at his home. Secondaries won’t have an easy time containing Indy’s passing attack if Pittman Jr. sticks right away. Following the end of the season, Pittman considered forgoing his final season of eligibility to enter the 2018 NFL Draft but opted to return for his senior year after receiving a third-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Board. 22 pick in 2021 NFL draft after Week 8, Colts vs. Ravens: 6 things to know entering Week 9, Colts sign WR Daurice Fountain to the practice squad, Colts stay quiet as NFL trade deadline passes, Colts open as 2.5-point underdogs vs. Ravens in Week 9, Colts release unofficial depth chart for Week 9, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The Indianapolis Colts haven’t delivered a complete performance in almost a month, so all eyes will be on head coach Frank Reich on Sunday against Detroit to see how the team responds following their bye. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic.

Pittman Sr. played on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2002 championship roster. In his sophomore season, he had 23 receptions for 404 yards and two touchdowns with a punt returned for a touchdown and a blocked punt on special teams. Worldwide there are more than 128,000 confirmed cases of the virus, which has killed more than 4,700. [8] He was also a finalist for the Fred Biletnikoff Award and won the Pop Warner Award, given to the college senior with the biggest impact on and off the field.

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. [9], Pittman was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round with the 34th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

", Laine asked people to respect the Pittman family's privacy, and said the former NFL player asked her to post it "to increase awareness about the dangers of coronavirus.".

[13] He was activated on October 31.

He said they need a miracle. He finished his career with 5,627 rushing yards and won the 2003 Super Bowl with Tampa Bay. [11] Pittman made his professional debut on September 13, 2020 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, catching two passes for ten yards in the 27–20 loss. His oldest son Michael Pittman Jr. was a star receiver at USC and is expected to be selected in the 2020 NFL draft.

UCLA won 34-27. All Rights Reserved. [4] Pittman was named the Pac-12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 12 after returning a punt 72 yards for a touchdown against UCLA and was named first team All-Conference as a special teamer. Pittman played in the NFL for 11 seasons with the Cardinals, Buccaneers and Broncos.