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Meet the Panthers: Q&A with Jerry Drake Jr.

Jerry Drake Jr. explains his decision to commit to Pitt. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics / UPMC Pitt LiveWire

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

Pitt’s newest offensive lineman Jerry Drake Jr. doesn’t like the cold. Drake, a 6-foot-7, 300-pound offensive lineman from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, could have easily stayed down south to play college ball in the warm, friendly confines of the Southeastern Conference. After all, he had scholarship...

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