Found January 21, 2013 on Blue Cougar Football:
Former Brigham Young Cougars tight end Dennis Pitta will play in the first Super Bowl of his career in two weeks after making three first down and one touchdown reception to help the Baltimore Ravens upend the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game.Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens, Tight EndOnce again, Pitta was a key player for the Ravens as they upset the New England Patriots, 28-13, to reach Super Bowl XLVII. Going into the game, Pitta had already set a new career high for receiving yards in the playoffs (82; old 70). He added 55 yards on five receptions Sunday. He now has 10 receptions this post-season, which is a new career high (7 in 2011). Early in the second quarter, Pitta helped the Ravens take a 7-3 lead with a 17-yard reception on 3rd and 4. The drive ended in a touchdown. In the third quarter the Ravens were trailing the Patriots 13-7. Pitta helped change that with three receptions for 32 yards on a 10-play, 87-yard touchdown drive. His first reception on the d...
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