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  Ed Tinker
Ed Tinker

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Brashear/North Carolina Tech

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
WR

03/05/2013

Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.

11/26/2012

Meet The Press: Paul Chryst Previews the USF Game

Pitt to play their final regular season game on Saturday night

11/26/2012

Tino Sunseri named Big East Offensive Player of the Week

Sunseri helped lead Pitt past nationally ranked Rutgers, 27-6.

11/24/2012

Panthers Power Past No. 21 Rutgers, 27-6

Tino Sunseri passed for 227 yards and two touchdowns.

11/24/2012

Pitt vs. Rutgers Postgame Quotes

Panthers defeated Rutgers 27-6 on Saturday afternoon

10/19/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

01/05/2013

Panthers Fall to Ole Miss, 38-17, in BBVA Compass Bowl (AP)

Tino Sunseri passed for 185 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

2013: Played in nine games off the bench...lone reception of the year went for nine yards vs. Old Dominion...finished career as a three-year letterman.

2012: Played in five games as a reserve and had five receptions for 68 yards (13.6 avg.) and one TD...came off the bench against Rutgers and had two catches for 17 yards, including a 13-yard TD, the first scoring reception of his career...two catches vs. Scarlet Knights were also a personal high...had a personal-best 32 receiving yards (on one catch) vs. Gardner-Webb.

2011: Made lone appearance of the season against Connecticut.

2010: Awarded his first letter after playing in four games (New Hampshire, Syracuse, Rutgers and Louisville).

2009: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PREP SCHOOL: Spent the 2008 season at North Carolina Tech...facing largely collegiate competition, averaged an incredible 29.2 yards per catch...had 21 receptions for 613 yards and six touchdowns in helping the Tigers to a 12-1 mark...played under NC Tech coach Tim Newman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Standout receiver-defensive back who was the Pittsburgh City League's top college prospect in 2007-08 at Brashear High...as a senior had 26 receptions for 443 yards (17.0 avg.) and seven TDs...returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the same game against Langley (40 and 54 yards)...was named to The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AAAA All-State Team (second team)...led Brashear to a 12-1 record, the City League title and the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs his senior year...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Harrisburg Patriot-News "Platinum 33"...played under Brashear coach Ron Wabby...also an All-City performer in basketball, scoring more than 1,500 career points.

PERSONAL: Edward D. Tinker, born 4/20/89, is the son of Lisa Tinker...has one brother...is a cousin of Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald...graduated in April with a bachelor's degree in social sciences and is pursuing a second degree in administration of justice.