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Pitt’s Lucas Krull Named John Mackey Tight End of the Week



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.

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.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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23 days ago

Very deserving of the honor. The people who choose the award winner were so shocked that Pitt finally had a tight end that it made the decision that much more obvious. Pitt should get an award for finally landing a tight end after nearly a decade.

Clark Martineau
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23 days ago
Reply to  Jeff

Is this supposed to be a compliment?

23 days ago

It should be to Lucas Krull or anyone paying attention. No offense but it seems pretty clear. It’s a statement on a forum for statements. A compliment to Krull and an indictment of Pitt’s failure with landing tight ends.

22 days ago

I remember that great season by Dorin Dickerson, that 2099 team will go down as one of the best!

Last edited 22 days ago by Realitychek
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