2023 – –Played on offensive line in five games… paved way for 254 rushing yards in 41-10 win over Western Michigan, which is the most since 2019… helped team tally 181 rushing yards in 20-14 win over Purdue.
2022 – – Listed as second team right guard following spring practice… played in 12 games, starting at right guard in 10 games.
2021 – – Redshirted after seeing action in in 51-14 win at Maryland.
High school honors – – Semifinalist for Buck Buchanan Award as a senior… first-team all-conference on both offense and defense as a senior… first-team all-conference, all-district, and all-state on offense as a junior, while earning second-team all-conference honors on defense… all-conference honorable mention as a sophomore… Career – – Five-year letterman as offensive and defensive lineman, helping prep team reach state playoffs each season… reached state title game as a freshman after winning conference championship… recorded 19 tackles as a senior, with seven tackles for loss and one sack, along with one blocked kick… team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior… also competed in basketball and wrestling as a prep.
Personal – – Born 11/1/2002… exercise science major… parents are Valerie and Justin Stephens… high school coaches were David White and Kelly Donohoe.