University of Iowa Athletics

#86 Steven Stilianos

Height 6-5
Weight 264 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Hayes, Va.
High School Christchurch School
Previous School Lafayette
Steven Stilianos - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – Joined program in fall, 2022 as graduate transfer with two years of eligibility.

2023 Honors – – Coaches Appreciation Award, offense… 2023 – – Played in 13 games with eight starts at tight end… caught two passes for 38 yards, including a long reception of 37 yards that set up Iowa’s first touchdown drive, in 13-10 win at Nebraska… caught two passes for 29 yards, with a long of 21, for first Hawkeye statistics in 41-10 win over Western Michigan… caught three passes for 25 yards (long of 15 yards) in 26-16 win over Michigan State… letterwinner.

2022 – – Saw action in eight games, but had no statistics.

2021 Fall – – Named to the Preseason All-Patriot League Team and followed by earning All-Patriot League First-Team honors at tight end… played in four games and finished third on the team with 21 receptions for 130 yards… key to the running game as the Leopards averaged 81.6 rushing yards per game without him and 128.8 with him… made a career-high 11 catches for 56 at Lehigh (11/20).

2021 Spring – – Started every game for the Leopards on his way to All-Patriot League first team honors and team offensive MVP laurels… recorded nine catches for 125 yards and four touchdowns… two touchdown receptions vs. Colgate in opening game and two more against Lehigh, when he was named game MVP with a career-high 64 receiving yards… earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after achieving a 3.23 semester GPA.

2019 – – Played in 11 games with nine starts… recorded 21 receptions for 177 yards… career-best six catches for a season-best 54 yards in front of a hometown crowd at William and Mary… recorded a career-long 37-yard catch and run in win over Fordham.


2018 – – Played in 11 games with six starts… saw significant time at tight end and on special teams… recorded 14 catches for 102 yards and one touchdown… scored first career touchdown on a three-yard reception in win over Central Connecticut State… had a season-best five catches for 34 yards vs. Holy Cross.

High school honors – – Named UISAA D2 Player of the Year and was a unanimous all-state first-team selection as defensive lineman, along with second-team all-state recognition at quarterback… earned all-state honors on defense as a junior… National Honor Society member… Career – – Recorded 53 tackles on defense as a senior, with eight sacks… threw for 889 yards and 11 touchdowns and rushed for 827 yards and six touchdowns… finished career with 1,836 passing yards while scoring 18 touchdowns… rushed for 1,324 yards (7.8 yards per carry) and scored 10 rushing touchdowns… career defensive totals include 121 tackles and 12 sacks… three-year starter for prep basketball team and two-year team captain… served as a school tour guide and a YMCA volunteer… member of school choir.

Personal – – Born 2/25/2000… parents are Ruth and Scott Stilianos… high school coach was Keith Bloom.