By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – During the Panthers’ matchup with the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, quarterback Kenny Pickett set the school record for completions.

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During the second quarter, Pickett completed a pass that would give him 868 completions in his Pitt career, giving him sole possession of the top spot.

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It’s been a big year for the Panthers’ quarterback, including being named a first-team, midseason All-American by CBS Sports, Sporting News, and The Athletic.

Pickett, in the lead-up to the Clemson game, had completed nearly 70% of his passes in the 2021 season for 1,934 yards, 21 touchdowns, and just a single interception.

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He also has rushed for three touchdowns, making him account for 24 total touchdowns for the Panthers, making them the third-highest scoring offense in college football.