|No. 70 — New York Jets|
|Date of birth:||April 30, 1991|
|Place of birth:||West Columbia, South Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||313 lb (142 kg)|
|High school:||Cayce (SC) Brookland-Cayce|
|NFL draft:||2014 – 4th round – 137th pick|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Dakota Duran Dozier (born April 30, 1991) is an American football offensive guard for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jets in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Furman, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American.
Dozier attended Brookland-Cayce High School in Cayce, South Carolina, where he played offensive tackle, defensive tackle, and defensive end. He earned all-region, all-area, and all-state honors, while serving as captain and was named team MVP. He also won a region individual wrestling championship in his senior year.
Dozier attended Furman University where he was a member of the Furman Paladins football team from 2009 to 2013. During his career, he started 44 games, all at left tackle, and was named an All-SoCon selection for three consecutive seasons (second-team in 2011, first-team in 2012 and 2013). He was twice named an FCS All-American by the Associated Press, including being named a unanimous All-American in 2013, making him only the seventh unanimous All-American in school history.
2014 NFL Draft
He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round (137th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Dozier was the first Furman Paladin offensive lineman drafted since Olin Hill in 1963.