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 and both a 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 captain in Panther football history
  • Two-time All- Big East, Big East All–Academic and Pitt Football MVP

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