To this point of his Pitt career, tight end Lucas Krull has lived up to all the hype that was put upon on him entering the season.
For the first time since JP Holtz and Scott Orndoff, the Pitt football program has a pass-catching threat at the tight end position.
Following this two touchdown performance this past Saturday against Western Michigan, Krull was named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week. For the game, the senior tight end had 3 catches for 36 yards and those two touchdowns. Krull leads the country in touchdowns by a tight end with four.
5️⃣ TD passes for @KennyPickett10
2️⃣ of them to @Lucas_Krull_
— Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) September 18, 2021
Krull has also caught one touchdown in three straight games, which is the first time a Panther tight end has done that since Dorin Dickerson caught one in five straight games back in his All-American season of 2099.
For the season, Krull has 11 catches for 127 yards (11.5 average) and four touchdowns.