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Dontre Wilson
Dontre  Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
WR

09/14/2016

Dontre Wilson: This Is His Year

H-back looks to put his stamp on the Buckeyes in his senior season

08/07/2016

Fall Camp Update: Ohio State Opens 2016 Drills

Day includes a freshmen practice, an upperclassmen practice and graduation for some

07/25/2016

Barrett, McMillan Earn Big Ten Preseason Honors

The pair are among 10 named today to the Big Ten Conference's preseason honors list

07/15/2016

Dontre Wilson on Hornung Award Watch List

Wilson's 2,277 all-purpose yards place him among most versatile players

07/15/2016

J.T. Barrett, Raekwon McMillan Named to Camp Watch List

Nation's fourth-oldest individual award honors the Player of the Year

11/12/2016

No. 5 Ohio State at Maryland

The Buckeyes travel to College Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins.

10/21/2016

No. 2 Ohio State at Penn State

The Buckeyes travel to Penn State to take on the Nittany Lions in a primetime B1G matchup.

10/01/2016

No. 2 Ohio State vs. Rutgers

Scenes from the Buckeyes' Big Ten opener against the Scarlet Knights.

09/17/2016

No. 3 Ohio State at No. 14 Oklahoma

Scenes from the Buckeyes' first road game of the season at Oklahoma.

09/03/2016

No. 6 Ohio State vs. Bowling Green

Scenes from the Buckeyes' season opener at Ohio Stadium on September 3, 2016

Ohio State Overview: Super-quick H-back Dontre Wilson is the most experienced skill position player on the roster, with 33 games played over the past three seasons … he has accumulated 2,277 all-purpose yards to also rank first among skill players (excluding quarterback J.T. Barrett) and his 50 receptions for 573 yards are also tops on the team … he also has the most kickoff return yards – 1,218 to rank fifth all-time at Ohio State – and has 136 punt return yards, figures that have helped him to be positioned on the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award this season … hisWilson injured a foot during the 2014 Michigan State game and has had some nagging issues at times since then, but he sprinted with the Ohio State track team this winter and spring and appears set for a big senior campaign … a three-year Varsity O letterwinner, Wilson is majoring in criminology.

2015 Season (Junior): Wilson played in nine games and started vs. Western Michigan, his sixth career start … he caught nine passes for 63 yards, with all of those stats coming in a four-game stretch before he missed most of the next four games due to injury … he also averaged 23.9 yards off seven kickoff returns.

2014 Season (Sophomore): Wilson played extensively in the first nine games of the season, making three starts (vs. Virginia Tech, Cincinnati and Maryland), and catching 21 passes for an even 300 yards with three scores … he was also averaging 5.6 yards per carry with 100 yards off 18 rushes, but a foot injury in the win at Michigan State ended his season except for three plays in the national championship game vs. Oregon … caught personal-bests of six passes for 71 yards in the win over Cincinnati … had a career-long 40-yard reception vs. Virginia Tech … scored touchdowns vs. Cincinnati (24 yards), (27 yards from Cardale Jones), and Michigan State (7 yards early in the fourth quarter to extend a 35-24 lead to 41-24).

2013 Season (Freshman): Wilson played in all 14 games as a true freshman and started twice, vs. Purdue and Illinois … he ranked fourth on the team behind Carlos Hyde, Braxton Miller and Corey Brown with 983 all-purpose yards … he rushed for 250 yards and 8.1 yards per carry with one touchdown (7 yards vs. San Diego State) … he caught 22 passes for 210 yards and two scores (26 yards vs. Penn State and 24 vs. Indiana) … and he led the team with 523 kickoff return yards (24.9 avg.) with a long of 51 vs. Buffalo … he produced five games with three-or-more receptions, including a high of four vs. Purdue.

More on Dontre: Wilson announced Feb. 4 live on Dallas’ KDFW TV4 that he would accept his Ohio State scholarship offer and become a Buckeye … Wilson was the No. 5 player in Texas and considered one of the Top 100 players in the nation and a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports) … rated as the No. 5 all-purpose back by Rivals … ranked overall as high as No. 50 and the nation’s No. 10 running back (by Scout) … also rated No. 55 on the ESPN 150 and No. 100 on the Rivals 250 … led DeSoto, coached by Claude Mathis, to the Texas Class 5A Division I state semifinals as a senior by rushing for 1,895 yards and 37 touchdowns and catching 37 passes for 750 yards and nine scores … DeSoto finished 14-1 on the season … Wilson finished his high school career with over 3,200 rushing yards, 1,200 receiving yards and 81 touchdowns ... he is the son of Don Wilson.

DONTRE WILSON'S RECEIVING STATS

YEAR G-GS REC YDS AVG TD LG
2013 14-2 22 210 9.5 2 32
2014 10-3 21 300 14.3 3 40
2015 9-1 7 63 9.0 0 21
TOT 33-6 50 573 11.5 5 40

WILSON'S GAME-BY-GAME STATS

2015
Game Rec. Yards TD
at Va. Tech DNP
Hawai'i 0 0 0
N. Illinois 3 20 0
W. Mich 1 14 0
at Indiana 2 33 0
Maryland 1 6 0
Penn St. 0 0 0
at Rutgers DNP
Minn. DNP
at Illinois DNP
Mich St. 0 0 0
at Michigan 0 0 0
vs N.D. 0 0 0
2014
Game Rec. Yards TD
at Navy 2 46 0
Va. Tech 1 40 0
Kent 2 22 0
Cincinnati 6 71 1
at Mary. 3 42 0
Rutgers 0 0 0
at Penn St. 1 14 0
Illinois 4 42 1
at Mich St 2 23 1
at Minn. DNP
Indiana DNP
Michigan DNP
vs Wisc. DNP
vs Bama DNP
vs Oregon 0 0 0
2013
Game Rec. Yards TD
Buffalo 1 18 0
SDSU 3 6 0
California 3 48 0
FAMU 3 12 0
Wisc. 1 21 0
NW 0 0 0
Iowa 1 9 0
Penn State 2 35 1
Purdue 4 34 0
Illinois 0 0 0
Indiana 3 32 1
Michigan 0 0 0
Mich. St. 0 0 0
Clemson 1 5 0