Kenny Pickett Passes Alex Van Pelt as All-Time Leading Passer in Pitt History
PITTSBURGH — Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett became the all-time leading passer in Pitt history in his team’s game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Heinz Field on Thursday night.
With Pickett’s 42-yard completion to Jordan Addison in the first quarter, he now has 11,304 career passing yards, passing Alex Van Pelt, who had led the record with 11,267 since 1992.
Van Pelt played 45 games in his Pitt career from 1989-92. Pickett broke the record in his 48th game.
The record is the most prominent of several that Pickett has broken this season for Pitt. He also became the Panthers’ career leader in total touchdowns, total offense, completions and the single-game passing mark.
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