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04/13/2016

Rosters Set for Blue-Gold Spring Game

Panthers hold second annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Draft

04/12/2016

Pitt Football Spring Practice #13

04/07/2016

Coverage: Spring Practice No. 11

04/05/2016

Panthers Hold Practice No. 10

03/17/2016

Spring Practice #2: Transcript

11/21/2015

Pitt 45, Louisville 34

Pitt defeats Louisville 45-34.

11/14/2015

Pittsburgh Football vs. Duke

Pitt defeats Duke 31-13

11/07/2015

Notre Dame 42, Pittsburgh 30

Pittsburgh falls to Notre Dame 42-30

10/29/2015

North Carolina 26, Pittsburgh 19

Photos from North Carolina @ Pittsburgh on Oct. 29, 2015.

10/10/2015

Pittsburgh 26, Virginia 19

Check out the photo gallery from the Pittsburgh football game against Virginia.

2015: Played in all 13 games, starting nine contests...led Pitt with an average of 19.4 yards per catch, totaling 26 receptions for 505 yards and two touchdowns...posted career highs with four catches for 78 yards (19.5 avg.) at Syracuse...also had four catches (for 66 yards) against North Carolina...had touchdown catches against Duke (five yards) and Louisville (32 yards)...selected to the ACC All-Academic Football Team.

2014: Played in all 13 games, starting three contests...moved into a starting role the final three games of the year (Syracuse, Miami and the Armed Forces Bowl vs. Houston) following an injury to senior starter Manasseh Garner...totaled three receptions for 50 yards (16.7 avg.) and a touchdown on the season...had two catches for 24 yards (12.0 avg.) and an 11-yard TD reception against Syracuse...had a 26-yard catch against Duke...blocked a punt at Virginia, leading to a short 31-yard touchdown drive for Pitt.

2013: Enrolled at Pitt in January 2013 following a transfer from Syracuse...became game eligible at the conclusion of the fall semester...played in one contest, Pitt's 30-27 win over Bowling Green in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (Dec. 26).

AT SYRACUSE (2012): Did not play in any games and redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Standout wide receiver and defensive back for Sto-Rox...Pennsylvania Football News All-Class A as a senior when he helped lead team to a 12-1 record, the Big Seven title and the WPIAL Class A championship game...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...played under Coach Ron Butschle...starred in the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) East-West All-Star Game, catching five passes for 193 yards (38.6 avg.) and three touchdowns...also excelled in basketball and track and field at Sto-Rox...senior class president...National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Dontez Da'Vaughn Ford, born 2/3/94, is the son of Darryle and Nadine Ford...has two sisters and one brother...cousin Toney Clemons played wide receiver at Colorado and was a seventh-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012...finance and marketing major.

Receiving
G GS REC YARDS AVG LONG TD PTS
2013 1 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0
2014 13 3 3 50 16.7 26 1 6
2015 13 9 26 505 19.4 42 2 12
Career 27 12 29 555 19.1 42 3 18

Dontez Ford
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Dontez  Ford

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
McKees Rocks, Pa.

High School:
Sto-Rox

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
WR

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