PLAYER
Dontez Ford
WR #83
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
Age:
23
College:
Pittsburgh
Hometown:
McKees Rocks, PA
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Biography

Joins the Lions offense as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Pittsburgh.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Placed on Practice Squad/Injured on September 6, 2017.
  • Signed by the Lions to the practice squad on September 3, 2017.
  • Waived by the Lions on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 12, 2017.

PRO

Joins the Lions offense as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Pittsburgh.

COLLEGE

Spent his college career at the University of Pittsburgh appearing in 35 games. Totaled 843 receiving yards during his time as a Panther.

2016: Played in eight games with two starts and recorded two touchdowns.

  • Missed five games following a collarbone injury.
  • Posted a career best 89 receiving yards on two catches against Syracuse.
  • Chosen as a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy.

2015: Played in all 13 games, starting nine. Totaled 26 receptions for 505 yards and two touchdowns.

  • Led Pitt with an average of 19.4 yards per catch.
  • Selected to the ACC All-Academic team.

2014: Appeared in all 13 games. Moved into a starting role for the final three games of the year.

  • Recorded three receptions for 50 yards and a touchdown on the season.

2013: Transferred to Pitt in January 2013.

  • Contributed to Pitt’s win over Bowling Green in the Little Caesar’s Pizza Bowl.

2012: Redshirted at Syracuse.

PERSONAL

Attended Sto-Rox High School (McKees Rocks, Pa).

  • Named Pennsylvania Football News  All-Class A as a senior.
  • Three sport athlete in football, basketball, and track and field.

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