Pitt lands third most honorees among the ACC's 14 football schools
Transcript from Wednesday's practice
2014: Played in 12 games, starting 10...missed the Sept. 13 FIU game due to an ankle injury...came off the bench in subsequent games against Iowa and Akron...totaled 30 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, three sacks, two PBUs and a fumble recovery on the year...had a career-high six tackles against Duke...recorded sacks in the Delaware, Akron and Virginia Tech games...had his first career fumble recovery in the Georgia Tech contest...lettered his final two active seasons at Pitt following a 2012 transfer from Ohio State.
2013: Played in all 13 games, starting 11 at defensive end in his first active season at Pitt...totaled 21 tackles and a TFL assist...had a career-high four stops vs. Virginia.
2012: Transferred to Pitt from Ohio State prior to the season and sat out the year under NCAA guidelines...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.
AT OHIO STATE (2010-11): Signed with Ohio State as a defensive line prospect and spent the 2010 season as a redshirt...subsequently moved to fullback and played in five games in 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way standout as a senior under Coach Jason Estep at Charlotte Christian...played fullback and tight end on offense and outside linebacker and end on defense...compiled 86 tackles and 9.5 sacks in leading the Knights to the state finals...North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association (NCISAA) All-State Team...selected to play in the Hawaii/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl at Aloha Stadium...a team captain for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas (North Carolina vs. South Carolina) all-star game...played at Westlake (Texas) High as a junior and earned all-district after collecting 64 tackles and five sacks...also was an all-state wrestler at Westlake.
PERSONAL: David Hunter Durham, born 7/8/91, is the son of Ken and Dani Durham...has two brothers (including a twin sibling)...father played football for Ole Miss and uncle played at Georgia Tech...earned his bachelor's in communication and is pursuing his graduate studies in higher education management.
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