Aaron played in the Penn Hills/Upper St. Clair rivalry his sophomore, junior, and senior years. Aaron went on to play for the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a 4-year letterman and finished as one of the most decorated players in Pitt history. While at Pitt, Aaron won the Outland Trophy, the Bednarick Award, the Nagurski Award, and the Lombardi Trophy. Aaron was the 13th overall pick of the 2014 draft by the St. Louis Rams. Accepting the award on Aaron’s behalf is his father, Archie.