Weston Steelhammer
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    Weston  Steelhammer

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Shreveport, LA

    High School:
    Calvary Baptist Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 200

    Position:
    DB

    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 - On Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

    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 … enters 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, Ashleigh … both parents attended the University of Texas … his sister is currently working in the athletic department at the University of Texas … his grandfather attend West Point … majoring in business management … was recruited by Alabama and Pepperdine for baseball … lists his priorities as faith, family and football … completed Operations Air Force at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Ariz., last summer … was also on the cadet cadre for survival training last summer.

    Steelhammer's Career Statistics

    Year G-GS U-AT TT TFL Sacks Int
    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 21-11 46-22 68 6.0-19 3.0-16 6
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