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Born: January 3, 1995 – DeSoto, Texas
2018: Years as a Lion: 2nd Years in CFL: 2nd Status: International
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Dontre was signed as a free agent by the Lions in October of 2017.
2017: Dontre signed as a free agent with the BC Lions on October 1, 2017 during the CFL’s annual practice roster expansion period. The speedy wideout spent the remainder of the season on the practice roster. Prior to joining the Lions, Dontre was an undrafted free agent signing of the Los Angeles Chargers.
2013-2016: Dontre was a highly sought after recruit after winning the coveted Mr. Football Award for the state of Texas at DeSoto High School. The versatile athlete was utilized both as a receiver and as a ball carrier throughout his career at Ohio State. Wilson had a significant role as a true freshman with the Buckeyes, carrying the rock 31 times for 250 yards and a touchdown while reeling in 22 passes for 210 yards with two scores. Wilson was placed on the Paul Hornung Award watchlist prior to his senior season in 2016. He finished with 78 yards on the ground and a touchdown to go along with 27 receptions for 352 yards and five touchdowns as a senior.
Dontre appeared in 45 games across four years in Columbus. His value was not just on offence, as he was a constant threat as a returner on special teams. During his career with the Buckeyes, Dontre ran the ball 65 times for 428 yards and a pair of toudowns. He also snared 77 passes for 925 yards and crossed the goal-line 10 times. He returned 53 kickoffs for 1,280 yards during his career and also ran back 31 punts for 248 yards. All told, Dontre amassed 2,881 all-purpose yards during his time in scarlet and grey.