At Stanford: Should once again see extensive playing time as a backup tight end ... Will be used in two and three tight end situations ... Good blocker who also has the ability to catch the ball over the middle ... Has two more years of eligibility remaining.
The 1998 Season: Earned his first varsity letter after playing in all 11 games as a reserve tight end ... Caught four passes for 30 yards ... Used mainly in run blocking situations ... Had two receptions for 13 yards in the season opener vs. San Jose State and two catches for 17 yards in game #10 vs. Washington State.
The 1997 Season: A reserve tight end who saw limited playing time.
The 1996 Season: Redshirted the '96 season.
In High School: One of the top recruits in the nation, Steve was named the national High School Player of the Year by Super Prep Magazine and was a consensus First-Team All-American ... He was named to Blue Chip Report's Dream Team and to the USA Today Super 25 Team ... 1995 Gatorade Connecticut State Player of the Year and New England Player of the Year by Super Prep ... Played wide receiver in high school ... As a senior, he recorded 61 receptions for 1,206 yards and 13 TDs ... He started two games at quarterback and threw three touchdowns ... He also had six interceptions as the team's starting free safety ... Named the state's MVP by the New Haven Register ... Also named MVP of his league and area ... As a junior, Steve again played quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back ... He had 39 receptions for 715 yards and 14 TDs as a receiver and three interceptions on defense ... Chosen First-Team All-State, All-Area and All-League as a receiver as well as league MVP ... Played four years of varsity basketball and baseball at Ansonia HS ... Second-Team All-State in basketball following his junior season ... In baseball, he led his team with a .392 batting average as a junior.
Personal Information: History major.