Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers
Kenneth Shane Pickett (born June 6, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh, where he won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and was a Heisman Trophy finalist as a senior. He was selected by the Steelers in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Pickett was born on June 6, 1998, in the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township, New Jersey. He attended Ocean Township High School. Pickett led the Ocean Township Spartans to the New Jersey Central Group III semifinal game as a junior, leading his team to a 9–2 record. 247Sports ranked Pickett as the No. 23 overall high school football player in New Jersey in his senior year. During his career, he passed for 4,670 yards with 43 touchdowns and rushed for 873 yards and 17 touchdowns. He originally committed to play college football at Temple University, but changed his commitment to the University of Pittsburgh.Source