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Stephon Tuitt
DE #91
Height:
6-6
Weight:
303
Age:
23
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
33
SCK
3.0
FF
2
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 104 75 29 10.5 0 2 1 3 -- 3 0 3 0
2016 PIT 11 11 33 25 8 3.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2015 PIT 14 14 54 39 15 6.5 -- 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 --
2014 PIT 16 4 17 11 6 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @WAS W 38-16 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 CIN W 24-16 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 3-34 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 KC W 43-14 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
5 NYJ W 31-13 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @MIA L 15-30 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 NE L 16-27 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @BAL L 14-21 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 DAL L 30-35 3 2 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CLE W 24-9 5 4 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @IND W 28-7 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO (41-29/3-3): Drafted by the Steelers in the second round (46th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (11-11):

  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Forced his second career fumble in the first quarter that was recovered by CB Ross Cockrell.
  • 11/13 vs. Dallas: Recorded his first sack of the season for a 12-yard loss.
  • 11/20 at Cleveland: Recorded a single-game career-high 2.5 sacks…marked his third career multi-sack game.

PRO (41-29/3-3): Drafted by the Steelers in the second round (46th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (11-11):

  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Forced his second career fumble in the first quarter that was recovered by CB Ross Cockrell.
  • 11/13 vs. Dallas: Recorded his first sack of the season for a 12-yard loss.
  • 11/20 at Cleveland: Recorded a single-game career-high 2.5 sacks…marked his third career multi-sack game.

2015 (14-14/2-2): Started 14 regular-season games and both postseason contests…inactive due to a right knee injury 10/25 at Kansas City and 11/1 vs. Cincinnati...set single-season career-highs in tackles (54) and sacks (6.5) during the regular season.

  • 9/20 vs. San Francisco: Recorded his first career multi-sack game (1.5).
  • 9/27 at St. Louis: Recorded a sack…marked the first time he recorded a sack in back-to-back games in his career.
  • 10/1 vs. Baltimore: Sacked QB Joe Flacco in the first quarter, extending his sack streak to three games…added a career-high 10 tackles.
  • 11/15 vs. Cleveland: Sacked QB Johnny Manziel for an eight-yard loss.
  • 12/13 at Cincinnati: Picked off QB Andy Dalton on the Bengals’ first drive…marked his first career interception and the first interception by a Steelers’ defensive end since Brett Keisel in 2014…became the fifth Steelers’ defensive end to record an interception against Cincinnati.
  • 1/3 at Cleveland: Recorded his second career multi-sack game, taking down QB Austin Davis twice.

2014 (16-4/1-1): Saw action in all 16 games with four starts (Weeks 14-17) during the regular season…started in his postseason debut in the AFC Wild Card Game vs. Baltimore.

  • 9/7 vs. Cleveland: Made his NFL debut.
  • 12/7 at Cincinnati: Made his first career start.
  • 12/21 vs. Kansas City: Recorded his first career forced fumble on RB Jamaal Charles that was recovered by LB Vince Williams…also registered his first career sack at the two-minute warning in the fourth quarter.
  • AFC Wild Card Game 1/3 vs. Baltimore: Recovered his first career fumble in the postseason.   

COLLEGE: Started 29-of-35 games at Notre Dame (2011-13)…finished with 127 tackles, 25.0 TFLs, 21.5 sacks and 27 quarterback pressures…caused four fumbles and recovered another that he advanced 77 yards for a touchdown…deflected four passes, intercepted another in the end zone for a score and blocked one kick…his 21.5 sacks ranked fourth in school history at the time of his departure…his 77-yard fumble return for a touchdown vs. Navy in 2012 was the second-longest in school history at the time of his departure…recipient of the Notre Dame Moose Krause Lineman of the Year in 2013…in 2012, was named All-American first-team by ESPN.com, Athlon Sports, Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports, adding second-team accolades from the Walter Camp Foundation, the Associated Press and The Sporting News, along with honorable mention honors from Pro Football Weekly…majored in anthropology.

PERSONAL: Attended Monroe Area High School (Monroe, Ga.)…named Georgia Class 3A all-state first team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2010…was one of four Georgia players to be named to All-Southern team by the Orlando Sentinel as a defensive end…led Monroe High to an 11-2 record and a third-round appearance in the Georgia Class AAA state playoffs during his senior season, after the team had finished a combined 0-20 the previous two seasons…received first-team all-Georgia Region 8-AAA accolades after he posted 56 tackles, 24.0 TFLs, 10.0 sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…closed out his career by playing in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio and in the Team USA vs. The World All-Star Game in Austin, Texas…son of Tamara Tuitt...Full name: Stephon Jakiel Tuitt.