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Steelers place center Maurkice Pouncey, two others in injured reserve

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers Monday placed three players, including All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey, on the season-ending injured reserve list.

NFL: Washington 24, Pittsburgh 13

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman went 10-of-16 through the air for 133 yards and made a TD toss to Leonard Hankerson Monday in Washington's 24-13 pre-season win over Pittsburgh.

NFL: Pittsburgh 27, Washington 12

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger fired three touchdown passes Sunday and the Pittsburgh Steelers remained tough to beat at home with a 27-12 win over Washington.

NFL: Pittsburgh 24, Cincinnati 17

CINCINNATI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Chris Rainey's 11-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter provided the difference Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 24-17 win over Cincinnati.

NFL: Pittsburgh 26, Indianapolis 24

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Danny Hrapmann booted a go-ahead 22-yard field goal with 20 seconds left Sunday, lifting the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 26-24 pre-season win over Indianapolis.

NFL: Pittsburgh 38, Tennessee 17

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger posted the second five-touchdown game of his career Sunday, sparking the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 38-17 drubbing of Tennessee.

NFL: Pittsburgh 33, Carolina 17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 88 yards and scored on a 50-yard run Thursday to highlight the Pittsburgh Steelers' 33-17 exhibition win over Carolina.

COL FB: Georgia Tech 39, Clemson 34

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Jonathan Dwyer's 15-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown run Saturday gave No. 10 Georgia Tech a 39-34 win over Clemson at the ACC title game in Tampa.

COL FB: Georgia Tech 49, Duke 10

ATLANTA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Josh Nesbitt and Jonathan Dwyer accounted for five touchdowns Saturday, fueling seventh-ranked Georgia Tech's 49-10 rout of Duke, its eight straight win.

COL FB: Ga. Tech 30, Wake Forest 27 (OT)

ATLANTA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- It took Josh Nesbitt's 3-yard run in overtime Saturday to secure No. 11 Georgia Tech's 30-27 victory over Wake Forest.

COL FB: Georgia Tech 56, Vanderbilt 31

NASHVILLE, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Nesbitt threw two touchdown passes and ran for two others Saturday, leading 11th-ranked Georgia Tech to a 56-31 win at Vanderbilt.

COL FB: Ga. Tech 28, Va. Tech 23

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Josh Nesbitt's three touchdown runs Saturday led 20th-ranked Georgia Tech to a 28-23 ACC upset of fourth-ranked Virginia Tech.

COL FB: Georgia Tech 49, Florida State 44

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Josh Nesbitt ran for 140 yards and three touchdowns to lead 22nd-ranked Georgia Tech to a 49-44 win over Florida State in Tallahassee.

COL FB: Ga. Tech 24, North Carolina 7

ATLANTA, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Quarterback Josh Nesbitt ran and passed Georgia Tech to a 24-7 win over No. 22 North Carolina Saturday at Atlanta.

COL FB: Ga. Tech 37, Jacksonville State 17

ATLANTA, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Jonathan Dwyer rushed for two touchdowns Saturday, powering 15th-ranked Georgia Tech's season-opening 37-17 rout of Jacksonville State.
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Pittsburgh Steelers Jonathan Dwyer 13 yard runs 13 yards into the endzone but a holding penalty nullifies the score in the third quarter of the 19-3 win over the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 2, 2010. UPI/Archie Carpenter
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Jonathan Avery Dwyer (born July 26, 1989) is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia Tech.

Dwyer was a highly recruited prospect out of Kell High School in Marietta, Georgia. He was a four star prospect and was wanted by many of the top football teams in the NCAA. He ran a 10.81 in the 100 meter dash and was second in the state of Georgia, as well as recording a 4.48 in the 40 yard dash. Dwyer was awarded Georgia's Player of the Year (football). Dwyer first soft verbal to the Florida Gators but then decided to he wanted to stay near his family and committed to Georgia Tech.

After committing to Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Dwyer got plenty of playing time as the backup running back to senior Tashard Choice. He played in all thirteen games during his freshman year. Choice battled leg injuries during the course of the 2007 season, which led to Dwyer rushing for 436 yards on 82 attempts and nine touchdowns. He was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.

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