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Pitt Legacy Ricketts Gets Offer

It likely seemed like the day would never come, but legacy Tom Ricketts finally received a scholarship offer to play football for Pitt, his father's alma mater.

Tom Ricketts, whose father Tom played for Pittsburgh in the late 1980s and was a first-round draft pick by his hometown Steelers in 1989, is a 6-foot-6, 249-pound offensive tackle at North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pa. The Panthers offered him Saturday during their blue-chip day and...

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