Who is George Pickens?
George Malik Pickens Jr. is a well-known American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played college football at Georgia and was drafted in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Steelers.
George Pickens Career
High School Career
Pickens played football at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama. He had 69 receptions for 1,368 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. Pickens also played in 2019 Under Armour All-American Game. As a five-star recruit, he initially committed to Auburn University to play college football prior to changing his commitment to the University of Georgia.
George received instant playing time his freshman year at Georgia in 2019, leading the team with 49 receptions, 727 receiving yards, and 8 receiving touchdowns. In the next 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. He then tore his ACL, leading to him missing out on most of his junior season in the spring of 2021. Pickens came back to play in the last four games of the year, catching only 5 passes. However, he recorded a 52-yard reception in Georgia’s victory over Alabama in the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship game. He then declared for the 2022 NFL Draft after the season.
George was drafted in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
How old is George Pickens?
Pickens Jr. is 22 years old as of 2022, having been born on March 4, 2001, in Hoover, Alabama, U.S. He shares his birthday with celebrities such as Brooklyn Beckham, Dylan Gilmer, Niko Omilana, Whitney Bjerken, Nate Ortega, Catherine O’Hara, Patricia Heaton, Adam Deacon, Adrian Lyne, Agustí Villaronga, Aldo Rico, Alex Daniels, and Alice Rivlin, among others.
George Pickens Family
Who are George Pickens’s parents?
Pickens Jr. was born in Hoover, Alabama to Carl Pickens and his wife. His father is a former wide receiver player in the National Football League. He has not shared much information about his family and parents with the media.
Does George Pickens have siblings?
Pickens has not shared any information about his family and it is not known if he has any siblings.
George Pickens Education
Pickens went to school at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, where he played high school football. He first committed to Auburn University to play college football prior to changing his commitment to the University of Georgia.
George Pickens Girlfriend
Pickens is currently single and unmarried and has not been linked to any relationship by the media. He is still young and focusing on his career and has also not shared any information about his love life.
George Pickens Children
Pickens is yet to get married and is currently single, and does not have any children of his own as of date.
George Pickens Height
Pickens has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body with a standing height of 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and a weight of 91 kg (200 lbs).
George Pickens Net Worth
American football professional wide receiver, Pickens plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. He earns a salary of $1.6 million per season and has gathered an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2022.