Before Jordan Addison transferred to USC, he and Kenny Pickett pulled off some magic.
The large receiver spent his first two school seasons on the University of Pittsburgh with Pickett beneath heart, and Addison made a reputation for himself.
In 2021, Addison caught 100 passes, 17 of them touchdowns, for 1,593 yards, and his efforts earned him the Biletnikoff Award because the nation’s most excellent receiver.
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Pickett was the twentieth choice within the 2022 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Addison transferred west the place he caught 59 passes for 875 yards and eight touchdowns in 11 video games.
Now, Addison needs to deliver the magic again to western Pennsylvania.
“Hey man, if we reunite, that’d be good,” Addison stated, by way of ESPN. “That’d be real cool. Real easy transition. Come get me.
“That’ll assist the transition quite a bit. Just having your former quarterback. You already received a relationship, No. 1, after which that belief issue. So, with him, when you’re operating your routes, he is trusting you to be at a sure spot on the proper time.”
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The Steelers drafted George Pickens last year to pair him up with Pickett, and receiver Diontae Johnson’s two-year extension will begin with the 2023 season. The Steelers sent Chase Claypool to the Chicago Bears for the 32nd pick this year, and they already own the 17th selection.
In his rookie season, Pickett performed in 13 video games and threw seven touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He accomplished 63% of his passes for two,404 yards whereas dashing for 237 extra and scoring thrice on the bottom.
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Addison is predicted to be a first-rounder and can seemingly go within the high 20.