PITTSBURGH - The Pitt football team will boast the top running back and wide receiver in the Atlantic Coast Conference according to AthlonSports.com's pre-spring player rankings for 2015.
Junior Tyler Boyd was called "the ACC's No. 1 receiver in 2015" and the No. 4 overall player by Athlon.
Boyd, a Clairton graduate, compiled 78 catches for 1,261 yards (16.2 avg.) and eight touchdowns last season.
He became the first player in ACC history to compile 1,000 receiving yards in both his freshman and sophomore years.
A first-team All-ACC receiver, Boyd was also a second-team selection as a return specialist. He led the ACC in kickoff returns (27.6 avg.) and was second in punt returns (10.1 avg.).
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