Weston Steelhammer
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Weston  Steelhammer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, LA

High School:
Calvary Baptist Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
DB

11/14/2015

Air Force Downs Utah State 35-28

Karson Roberts ran for the go-ahead touchdown and threw a career-long 74-yard touchdown pass in the win

07/28/2015

Two Falcons land on preseason all-Mountain West football team

Falcons picked fourth in Mountain Division

04/18/2015

Air Force's Weston Steelhammer named to Lott Watch List

Junior led the team and was among the national leaders with six interceptions last season

11/28/2014

Air Force Takes Down No. 21 Colorado State on Late Field Goal, 27-24

Will Conant connected on a 39-yard field goal as time expired for the win

09/27/2014

Air Force Tops Boise State, 28-14

Kale Pearson led the Falcons for a career-best 127 yards; Weston Steelhammer tied the school and conference record with three INTs

11/28/2014

Air Force vs. Colorado State

Air Force vs. Colorado State

11/15/2014

Air Force vs. Nevada (USATSI)

Air Force vs. Nevada (USATSI)

2015 – Played and started in all 14 games … first-team all-Mountain West selection … on the Thorpe Award and Lott Impact Trophy watch lists … led the team in tackles with 80 and interceptions with five … third on the team in TFL with 10.5 for 33 yards … four tackles, a TFL and an INT at New Mexico … seven tackles, TFL and a pass breakup at Boise State … six tackles, TFL, INT and a pass breakup in the end zone vs. Utah State … INT and a fumble recovery at Hawai’I … five tackles, a TFL and pass breakup vs. Fresno State … nine tackles, all solo, two tackles for loss and an INT at Colorado State … eight tackles at #4 Michigan State … six tackles, a sack and career-best 3.0 TFL vs. San Jose State … also recorded an interception … named MW defensive player of the week vs. SJSU … recorded three tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup vs. Morgan State … second leading returning tackler with 61 total tackles … career totals of 16.5 TFL, 4.0 sacks and 11 interceptions … has 14 career turnovers (11 INT, 3 FR) … active career leader in interceptions with 11 which ranks fifth in school history.

2014 – Played in all 13 games, starting 11 … earned first-team all-conference honors … finished fourth in the Mountain West and 13th nationally in interceptions with a .46 per-game average … had six interceptions total, which was just one off the conference lead ... his six interceptions ranked as the fifth most in a season in school history and are the most since Anthony Wright had seven in 2009 … had a streak of three straight games with an interceptions … tied a school record with three interceptions vs. Boise State … first player in AFA history with three picks since Anthony Wright vs. Houston in 2009 … also had a tackle for loss and a sack vs. Boise State … recorded a safety in the season opener vs. Nicholls State, recording a sack in the end zone to become the first Falcon since 2008 to record a safety … career-best 11 tackles and an interception vs. San Diego State … his 11 tackles led the team … was fourth on the team in total tackles with 61, including 42 unassisted … had 6.0 tackles for loss for 19 yards and 3.0 sacks for 16 yards … recorded two fumbles on the season … entered the 2015 season on the Lott Trophy Watch List awarded to the most impactful defensive player in the nation.

2013 – Played in eight games … recorded seven total tackles … season-best four tackles vs. Utah State.

High School – Lettered four years in football and baseball and two years in basketball … was an all-district, all-city and all-state selection in football … earned all-district, all-city and all-state honors in baseball … high school football coach was John Bachman … high school baseball coach was Todd Walker … was a Louisiana Wendy’s Heisman finalist … member of the National Honor Society, the Beta Club and student council … was also active the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … was a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame scholar-athlete … was honored in December 2013 in New York during the American Football Coaches Association convention.

Personal – Son of Ronnie and Cindy Alexander and Terry and Debby Steelhammer … has an older sister … grandfather attended Army West Point … majoring in business management … lists his priorities as faith, family and football … was on the cadet cadre for survival training and completed a course in astronautics last summer … completed Operations Air Force at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Ariz., in the summer of 215 … was also on the cadet cadre for survival training in 2015 … was recruited to play both football and baseball at the Academy.


Steelhammer's Career Statistics

Year G-GS U-AT TT TFL Sacks Int
2015 14-14 46-34 80 10.5-33 1.0-9 5
2014 13-11 42-19 61 6.0-19 3.0-16 6
2013 8-0 4-3 7 0-0 0-0 0
Career 35-25 92-76 148 16.5-52 4.0-25 11
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