2012 (SENIOR):Emotional senior leader for the defensive line played in 11 games and started seven...finished with 10 tackles including 3.0 for loss and a solo sack...tied up blockers in the middle of the defense to allow Cardinal linebackers to make plays in the nation's top sacks (56) and tackles for loss (120) defense, often without his own statistics to show...played the game of his career on Senior Day in the regular season home finale at Stanford Stadium vs. Oregon State...made a career-high five tackles (four solo), two solo tackles for loss and an eight-yard sack that forced a Cody Vaz fumble in the comeback win against the Beavers...exploded through the line of scrimmage for a two-yard tackle for loss on the first defensive play of the game at Washington...earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention.
2011 (JUNIOR): Started all 13 games at nose tackle...finished with 11 tackles, including 4.0 stops for lost yardage... had four tackles against Duke in the second game of the season...forced a Curtis McNeal fumble at the goal line which was recovered by A.J. Tarpley in the end zone to preserve Stanford's triple overtime victory at USC....also finished with three tackles against the Trojans.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw reserve duty in 12 of 13 games, missing the Oregon contest...finished the year with three tackles...recorded solo efforts against Wake Forest, Notre Dame and Arizona State.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Played in six games and finished the year with four tackles...made his collegiate debut against San Jose State and had one assisted tackle...assisted on stops vs. UCLA, at Oregon State and at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md....played for head coach David Mencarini...four-star recruit as listed by both Rivals and Scout.com...listed as the 19th-best defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com and 41st-best defensive lineman by SuperPrep Magazine...three-year varsity letterwinner...totaled 46 tackles, including four sacks among his 11 tackles-for-loss, and three forced fumbles...had 43 total tackles as a junior...two-time consensus all-state selection as a junior and senior...first team All-Sentinel team and earned All-Examiner All-Star honors...4A all-league choice...voted Quince Orchard's Best Defensive Lineman...Maryland Minds in Motion recipient...participated in the Maryland All-Star Game at Johnny Unitas Stadium on the campus of Towson University...outstanding high school wrestler...finished fifth in his weight class (285) as a sophomore at the Maryland State wrestling championships....posted a 29-1 record as junior and was a runner-up at the state championships...member of the National Honor Society and a four-year member of the NAACP Leadership Council...Young African-American Men Coalition Award winner...African-American Festival for Academic Excellence Award recipient...mother is Tracey Stephens...born in Washington, D.C....full name is Terrence Dwayne Stephens...majoring in psychology.
Career Highs Tackles: 4 at Duke, 2011 Tackles for Loss: 1.5 at Duke, 2011 Sacks: 0.5 at Duke, 2011 Interceptions: None