By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The best wide receiver in college football is right here in Pittsburgh.
Pitt’s Jordan Addison won the Biletnikoff Award on Thursday. The honor is given to the best collector in college football.
Biletnikoff Award Winner
Pitt’s Jordan Addison has won one of the most prestigious awards in college football!
– Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) December 10, 2021
Addison is the third Panther to win the award, along with Antonio Bryant and Larry Fitzgerald. The second wide receiver beat Purdue’s David Bell and Alabama’s Jameson Williams.
“This is an absolutely incredible honor,” Addison said in a statement. “Every day at our practice facility, I walk past the Biletnikoff Prize trophies won by Larry Fitzgerald and Antonio Bryant. I always go up and put my hand on the trophy because that is my goal to win it one day. I am humbled and fortunate to be joining those all-time greats. “
Addison has had 93 catches for 1,479 yards received and 17 touchdowns so far this season.
Addison and midfielder Kenny Pickett were also placed in the All-American first team.
Pitt played Michigan State in the Peach Bowl.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2021/12/09/pitt-jordan-addison-biletnikoff-award/ Pitt Wide Receiver Jordan Addison Biletnikoff Award Winner – CBS Pittsburgh