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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett claims he is geared up for the outsized expectations that arrive with remaining a 1st-round select. Pickett states he always considered he could turn into the experience of an NFL franchise. He claims which is one of the reasons he resolved to return to Pitt for a fifth year in 2021. Pickett led the Panthers to their initially ACC title past tumble, vaulting himself to the major of NFL draft boards. Pickett will compete with Mitch Trubisky and Mason Rudolph to switch Ben Roethlisberger, who retired in January.

UNDATED (AP) — Soon after two far more trades, the Minnesota Vikings drafted Clemson cornerback Andrew Booth Jr. with the 42nd overall decide Friday night. The 6-foot, 194-pound cornerback addresses a key will need for the Vikings. With the 59th total pick, Minnesota then drafted LSU guard Ed Ingram in the second round and adopted with Oklahoma linebacker Brian Asamoah in the 3rd round. The Vikings sent the 34th decide to Green Bay for the No. 53 and 59 alternatives. They then traded Nos. 53, 77 and 192 to Indianapolis for No. 42 to draft Booth and extra No. 122 in the offer.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari tweeted that assistant Jai Lucas is leaving the Wildcats to be part of the team of very first-12 months Duke mentor Jon Scheyer. Duke has not commented publicly on its assistant coach emptiness. But in a Friday article on Twitter, account, Calipari explained that Lucas instructed him Thursday he was leaving for an unspecified “promotion” at one more faculty. Told it was Duke, the Corridor of Fame mentor stated Lucas envisioned him to be mad right before expressing his assist to do what’s ideal for his family. Lucas was a Kentucky assistant past period right after arriving in August 2020 as recruiting coordinator.

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