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2016: Played in 13 games, starting seven...led Pitt in receptions (36), receiving yards (870) and touchdown catches (10)...averaged an incredible 24.2 yards per catch, which led the ACC and ranked second nationally...his 10 TD catches ranked third in the ACC and 28th nationally...was a catalyst in the Panthers' 43-27 win over Marshall by producing the highest receiving yardage by a Pitt player in 12 years...compiled 176 yards on seven catches--both career highs--and made the game's decisive play when he beat a Marshall defender for a 54-yard touchdown to put Pitt up by 10 with 1:04 left...his receiving yardage vs. the Thundering Herd was the most by a Pitt player since 2004 (Greg Lee, 188 yards vs. Syracuse)...averaged 38.3 yards per catch at Miami (115 yards on three receptions) and had a career-long 75-yard touchdown...had a career-high two touchdown catches against Syracuse (59 and six yards)...had four total catches for 99 yards (24.8 avg.) against the Orange.
2015: Played in nine games as a reserve receiver to earn his second letter.
2014: Played in eight games as a reserve receiver in his first active season.
2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 2 wide receiver in Wisconsin by Rivals and Scout after averaging 20 yards per catch over his final two seasons at Madison Memorial...compiled 71 receptions for 1,436 yards (20.2 avg.) and 13 touchdowns over his junior and senior years...enjoyed a prolific and decorated prep career despite not playing organized football until his sophomore season...selected all-state by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) and Associated Press as a senior after catching 38 passes for 799 yards (21.0 avg.) and eight TDs...first team All-Big Eight Conference...rated the No. 13 overall prospect in Wisconsin by Rivals and Scout...played under Coach Mike Galindo...also a standout in basketball and track...helped basketball team to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 (largest classification) state title his sophomore year...first team All-Big Eight and Wisconsin State Journal All-Area after averaging nearly 12 points and six rebounds as a senior...state sprint champion in the indoor 55-meters (6.39) and outdoor 100- (10.70) and 200-meters (21.73).
PERSONAL: Jester Swen Weah, born 2/7/95, is the son of Esther Garwo and James Weah...has one brother...economics major.
*Credited with receiving yardage from a lateral
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