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Kenny Pickett’s Girlfriend Reacts To Him Being Named Starting QB

Written by Tony Ghaul

Kenny Pickett’s girlfriend reacts to him being named Steelers starting QB. Pickett proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Amy Paternoster. She was college soccer player, who attended Princeton.

On Tuesday, she took to Instagram to share her reaction of the news that Pickett is the team’s starting QB moving forward.

“Absolutely beaming with pride for my man,” she said on an Instagram story. Can’t wait to se all you have yet to accomplish, Here We Go.”

Photo courtsey of Amy Paternoster Instagram

Paternoster has a strong social media following, with over 27,000 followers on Instagram. She’s been vocal about her support of the Steelers and her fiancé over the last several months.

The Pittsburgh QB asked Amy to marry him in January. Photo courtsey of Instagram @amypaternoster
Paternoster joined Pickett in December 2021 for the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. Photo courtesy of Instagram @amypaternoster

On Sunday afternoon, Pickett made his regular season debut for the Steelers. He started the second half of Pittsburgh’s game against the New York Jets after Mitchell Trubisky and the Steelers offense got off to another sluggish start.

Kenny Pickett #8 of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Photo courtsey of Justin Berl/Getty Images

Pickett won’t have an easy start to his NFL career. His first career start will come on the road against the Super Bowl favorite Buffalo Bills on Sunday afternoon.

Photo coutesy of Sports Illustrated

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