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  Dontez Ford
Dontez  Ford

Player Profile
RS Sophomore

McKees Rocks, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



Pitt 35, Miami 23 Postgame Notes


Pitt 30, Syracuse 7 Post Game Notes


Pitt Shuts Down Longtime Rival Syracuse, 30-7

James Conner set a new ACC record with his 22nd rushing touchdown of the season.


Duke 51, Pitt 48 (2OT) Post Game Quotes


Second Half Rally Falls Short as Virginia Defeats Pitt, 24-19

QB Chad Voytik threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns in loss to the Cavaliers.


Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse

Football USATSI Gallery -- 11/22/14


Pittsburgh vs. Bowling Green -- Little Caesar's Bowl

Football vs. Bowling Green -- Little Caesar's Bowl

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 Garnertotaled three receptions for 50 yards (16.7 avg.) and a touchdown on the seasonhad two catches for 24 yards (12.0 avg.) and an 11-yard TD reception against Syracuse…had a 26-yard catch against Duke.

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...business finance major.