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George Malik Pickens Jr. popularly known as George Pickens is an American football wide receiver for the team Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) who was born on March 4, 2001, in Hoover, Alabama, United States of America. George played college football at Georgia and was drafted by the Steelers in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Who Is George Pickens’s Father? Is He Related To NFL Star Carl Pickens?
George’s father’s name is yet to be revealed, he hasn’t revealed his personal information in public. The fact that both Carl and George Pickens are wide receivers in American football is that one thing they have in common. Many viewers of American Football are confused for relatives because they share the same last name and both play in the same sports league. But that isn’t the case, and they are not related personally.
Carl Pickens was a former NFL wide receiver who played for the Cincinnati Bengals and also for Tennessee Titans. On April 5 of 2001, Carl signed a free agent contract with Dallas Cowboys. On the other hand, Carl announced his retirement on May 30.
Learn more about the Family and Early Life of Young NFL Star
George Pickens grew up with his dad and mom in Hoover, Alabama and his family is proud of his achievements at the international level. As I mentioned, he is quite private about his personal life as he hasn’t discussed his parents in public. Therefore, any proper information about the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver’s parents is missing.
George Pickens went to Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama. As a senior, Pickens had 69 receptions for 1,368 yards and 16 touchdowns. He also played in 2019 Under Armour All-American Game. A five-star recruit, he originally went to Auburn University to play college football before changing his commitment to studying at the University of Georgia.
Is George Pickens dating anyone in 2022? Know about his Relationship Status
The Young NFL Star, George Pickens is currently unmarried and he doesn’t yet have a girlfriend. He is quite private about his personal life as he has not talked about his relationship status in public. George is also not available on any kind of social media handles and we don’t have proper information about his relationship.
George might be focused on his NFL career as he has been drafted into the NFL by Pittsburgh Steelers rather than focusing on dating life and romantic relationship.
The internet also doesn’t mention his girlfriend and there are no rumors about his girlfriend. George might have kept his relationship private and avoided mentioning his romantic relationship. The 21-Year-old athlete is assumed to be single and currently not dating anyone despite the lack of information.
Let’s Know about the Career of Pickens in American Football
Talking about Pickens College Career, he earned immediate playing time during his freshman year at Georgia in 2019, leading the team in receptions (49), receiving yards (727), and receiving touchdowns (8). In that following season, he caught 36 passes for 513 yards and a team-leading 6 touchdowns in an 8-game season shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spring of 2021, Pickens tore his ACL which caused him to miss most of his junior season, and then he returned to play in the final four games of the year, catching just 5 passes, but recording 52-yard reception in Georgia’s win over Alabama in 2022 College Football Playoff Championship. After that Championship, Pickens declared for the 2022 NFL Draft following the season.
George Pickens was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft. He has just been promoted to his senior career and his stats are updating. The below table shows the Pre-Draft Measurements of George Pickens.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||Vertical jump||Broad jump|
|(1.91 m)||(88 kg)||(0.82 m)||(0.24 m)||4.47 s||1.50 s||2.57 s||(0.88 m)||(3.18 m)|
Physical Appearance of Pittsburgh Steelers Star, George Pickens
|Age||21 Years (2022)|