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Clairton football star Boyd named MVP of Big 33 Classic

Written by Brad Everett on .

Mike Bullock covered the Big 33 Classic for the Post-Gazette. Read his story here.

"HERSHEY, Pa. -- As soon as Maryland decided to defer and give Pennsylvania the ball at the start, Titus Howard called it.

He has seen his former Clairton and future Pitt teammate Tyler Boyd cause all kinds of problems for opponents throughout their dynamic four-year run together.

"I told them, 'First kickoff,' " Howard said. "I knew what he was going to do. I told them he was going to take it to the crib, ain't nobody believed me.

"He took it to the crib and everybody came to me, 'You [were] right.' I said, 'I told you all. I know him. He's amazing. He's good.' ""