To call him a surprise player from camp is an injustice, because Tyler Tkach has been earning praise from the Pitt coaching staff his entire career. Tkach's name was mentioned almost daily by Dave Wannstedt, for making some kind of big play, all through camp.
August 27, 2010
Dave Wannstedt has expanded his fence from Western Pennsylvania to the Eastern side of the state. The Panthers landed commitment number sixth this evening. The Panther previous verbals have all been products of the WPIAL, one of the states toughest conferences. Now they have done something they haven't had much success at and that's reaching the prospects in the Eastern half of the state.
Despite a mild ankle sprain, Slatington (Pa.) Northern Lehigh tight end/defensive end Tyler Tkach (6-3, 240, 4.7) will still try and participate at the University of Pittsburgh's summer camp this weekend.