By: KDKA Web Producer Patrick Damp

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – As Pitt takes on Virginia with their sites set on winning the ACC’s Coastal Division today, Kenny Pickett’s record-setting season continued.

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He now sits alone atop the record books for most passing yards in a season, passing Rod Rutherford’s 3,679 yards in the 2003 season.

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Pickett, playing his 50th career game for the Panthers, has been making his presence felt in his senior season.

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So far this season, he’s set the school record for completions as well as taking over the top spot for career passing yards, surpassing Alex Van Pelt who threw for 11,267 yards passing during his career from 1989-92.