Kenny Pickett was drafted 20th total by the Pittsburgh Steelers in late April. The hometown quarterback already has one of many highest-selling NFL jerseys earlier than enjoying in his first NFL sport.
Regardless of becoming a member of the staff lower than three months in the past, Pickett trails solely Russell Wilson, Josh Allen and Davante Adams in NFL gross sales, inserting simply forward of Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes and Cooper Kupp.
Earlier than the checklist was launched, the NFL Gamers Affiliation projected Pickett to be within the prime 10 of jersey gross sales by the top of his first season. Proper now, he tops the 2022 Risings Stars list.
Pickett, a four-year starter on the University of Pittsburgh, received the Johnny Unitas Award final yr. The primary-team All-American threw for four,319 yards and 42 touchdowns whereas main the Panthers to 11 wins. He’ll compete with veteran Mitch Trubisky and returning backup Mason Rudolph for Pittsburgh’s beginning QB position.
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