Athlon released it’s annual preseason All-ACC list about a week ago, and as you might expect, Pitt did not have many names on it.
Meanwhile at the newly-minted Those Guys You Know Pitt sports blog, a couple of
young whippersnappers…er budding writers have had the chutzuph to name Kenny Pickett an All-ACC candidate. Looking back at Pitt’s QB history, thaaat could be a stretch. Yes, most of us are optimistic about Kenny’s opportunity to develop into a productive starter in 2019, but all-ACC? You’ve got to be a pretty heavy kool-aid drinks to buy into that.
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Nonetheless, all this all-ACC talk got me thinking. Primarily it got me thinking about Athlon’s track record of predicting Pitt’s all-ACC performers. Then it got me thinking about how many all-ACC guys Pitt has had ice time m. The next thing you know I had a couple of laptops in front of me and I’d fired up Excel. Here are the results: Continue reading “All-ACC Analysis”