Chad VoytikChad Voytik Quarterback 6-0, 183 Cleveland, TN View Full Profile's family was going to go to nearly all of his games next year regardless, but now they won't have to travel as far with the ACC announcing Sunday that Pittsburgh and Syracuse will be joining the ACC.
Voytik, a four-star quarterback from Cleveland, Tenn., is committed to the Panthers. There is no date set on when the Pitt will leave the Big East and join the conference, but it's likely to be sooner rather than the 27-month period the Big East mandates. So instead of Voytik's family traveling to Connecticut or New Jersey for road games, now they can make the much easier and shorter trips to South Carolina or Virginia or just about any current ACC school.
"I was so excited, I put it my Facebook status about Pitt joining the ACC," Voytik said shortly after the news became official Sunday.
Voytik was named the Top QB at the MVP Camp in Rome, Ga. last spring. Class of 2012 ESPNU 150 Watch List Recruit. As a junior, he passed for 1,850 yards and 17 touchdowns and also ran for another 430 yards and 7 touchdowns. He accepted an invitation to play in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.