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Joe Ort


Deltona, Fla.

High School:
New Smyrna Beach

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210


Mathematics and Economics

Joe  Ort


Lafayette 27, Colgate 10

Lafayette 27, Colgate 10


Football vs. Yale - Sept. 30, 2006

Lafayette Football


Lafayette vs. Penn Photo Gallery

Photos By Rick Smith

Returning to Lafayette for his fifth year (medical redshirt). 2005: Lafayette's second-leading receiver with 28 catches for 462 yards (16.5 avg.) and scored a team-leading four touchdowns...sixth in the Patriot League with 51.3 receiving yards per game...recorded back-to-back 100-yard receiving games with 117 yards on three catches vs. Harvard and set career-highs with seven catches for 128 yards and two touchdowns vs. Bucknell...had an 83-yard touchdown catch against the Crimson...scored the game-winning touchdown on a 40-yard pass from Brad Maurer with 1:47 left against the Bison...had five catches for 51 yards vs. Columbia...caught two balls for 41 yards at Lehigh...played in nine games...missed games vs. Marist and Princeton with a hamstring injury...missed I-AA Playoff game at Appalachian State with an abdominal tear.

2004: Second on the Leopards with 275 yards receiving...started the final six games of the year...had season-highs with four receptions for 67 yards at Princeton but suffered a severe concussion and missed the next three games...returned against Bucknell and blocked the potential game-winning field goal at the gun to preserve a 14-13 victory...was named the Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week...also had a key 22-yard catch against the Bison...scored his only touchdown of the year on a 20-yard reception at Georgetown...had three catches for 29 yards against Delaware.

2003: Improved in Lafayette's junior varsity program.

2002: Sidelined for the majority of the season with a knee contusion.

AT NEW SMYRNA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL: The recipient of six letters, he was a four-year competitor on both the football and basketball teams and a one-year member of the track and field team...also played quarterback, kicker, and a wide receiver he recorded 30 receptions for 372 yards and five touchdowns his senior year...named All-Area in 2000 and 2001 and to All-Conference second a member of the basketball team, he averaged 17.8 points and 8.9 rebounds per game, winning the Coach's Award.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Mathematics and Economics...son of Joseph and Sharon Ort...born 11/18/83.

Year	G/GS	Rec.	Yds.	TD	Lg.	Yds./Rec.	Yds./Game
2004	9/7	18	275	1	37	15.3	30.6
2005	9/4	28	462	4	83	16.5	51.3
Totals	18/11	46	737	5	83	16.0	40.9