Tyler Palko – Football
- A graduate of West Allegheny High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh
- Earned 9 letters in football. basketball and track at West Allegheny and was a four-year football letterman at Pitt
- Led West Allegheny to three consecutive WPIAL Championships and one PIAA Championship in three state title game appearances
- Three-time Scholastic AP All–State in football and was both the 2001 Post-Gazette and Tribune Review AAA Player of the Year.
- 2001 AP Pennsylvania Big School Player of the Year
- Finished his career at Pitt tied for 2nd in career TD passes (66), passing yards (8,343 – second behind Dan Marino) and was the only three-time team captain in Panther football history
- Two-time All- Big East, Big East All–Academic and Pitt Football MVP