Gordon Jones – Football

  • East Allegheny High School and University of Pittsburgh graduate
  • Earned 7 letters in football, basketball and track at East Allegheny
  • Named AP and UPI First Team All-State and played in the Big 33 Game
  • Keystone Conference MVP, All-WPIAL and Post- Gazette All-Star
  • An All-American at the University of Pittsburgh, leaving with 6 Pitt records (at that time) including career passes caught (133), career receiving yards (2,230) and career touchdown passes (21)
  • Set single season Pitt records (at that time) in 1977 with 45-receptions, 793 yards-receiving and 9 touchdowns
  • Drafted in the 2nd round in 1977 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and retired in 1987