Former Cougar Dennis Pitta Gets Super Bowl Ring

Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta catches a TD in 2nd quarter of Super Bowl XLVII.

Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta catches a TD in 2nd quarter of Super Bowl XLVII.

BYU’s all-time leading receptions leader scored a TD in the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. Pitta, the all-time receptions leader in BYU history, caught 4 catches for 26 yards for the Ravens, who beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

Pitta emerged as a go-to receiver for Super Bowl MVP quarterback Joe Flacco in 2012, catching 61 balls for 669 yards and 7 TDs. In the playoffs, Pitta was clutch for the Ravens with 12 receptions for 136 yards and 2 TDs.

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