Dontay Hears
Dontay  Hears


Gaithersburg, Md.

High School:
Watkins Mill HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



Coastal Carolina at Arkansas (USATSI)

Images of the Chanticleers hitting the road to face SEC foe Arkansas


Coastal at Arkansas

Coastal at Arkansas


Coastal Carolina vs Central Connecticut State

Coastal Carolina vs Central Connecticut State

Serves as a member of the football program’s Team Leadership Council (2016, 2017).

2016 (Jr.): Played in nine games, missing the Charleston Southern and final two games due to injury … Started Jacksonville State and Furman games … Had a career-high seven tackles, including a half TFL, with a pass breakup at Jacksonville State … Had a PBU versus Central Connecticut … Credited with two stops in the Lamar, Presbyterian, Monmouth and Bryant games … Forced and recovered a fumble versus Bryant as well as forcing a fumble versus Monmouth … Named the team’s Special Team MVP for the Presbyterian game.

2015 (So.): Made nine starts and played in 11 games, missing the NCAA FCS playoff game due to injury ... Named the team's Defensive MVP for the Western Illinois game ... Overall, recorded 28 tackles (23 solo) with a sack and pass breakup ... Recorded four tackles in the first two games of the season, adding a sack and a pass breakup in the opener at Furman ... Tallied a season-high five tackles versus Bryant ... Also had five stops before leaving the Liberty game with an injury.

2014 (RFr.): Played in 13 games, missing the Furman contest due to injury ... Had 21 tackles for the season, including four on kick coverage and a team-high three on punt coverage ... Had a tackle assist versus Citadel punter, who fumbled on the play ... Named the team’s Special Teams MVP for the Monmouth game, a contest he collected a season-high five tackles ... Added four stops in the Elon win ... Credited with three tackles at Florida A&M with two pass breakups.

2013 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Named a Chant Squad MVP for the week leading into the South Carolina game.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Caught 30 passes for 492 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, while also rushing 15 times for 120 yards ... Hauled in four receptions for 169 yards and two touchdowns against Rockhill in 2012 ... Closed his senior campaign with 24 tackles, a pass breakup and a blocked field goal.




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