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Santo Stephens
No. 53     
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-06-16) June 16, 1969 (age 50)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Career information
College: Temple
Undrafted in 1992
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Kansas City Chiefs ( 1992 1993)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Santo Sean Stephens (born June 16, 1969) is a former American football linebacker who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at Temple University and attended Forestville High School in Forestville, Maryland.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Stephens signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on May 12, 1992.[2] He was released by the Chiefs on September 1, 1992.[3] He later rejoined the team and played in sixteen games for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993.[1]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Stephens was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals on April 12, 1994.[4] He played in fourteen games, starting three, for the Bengals during the 1994 season.[1]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Stephens was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 25th pick in the 1995 NFL expansion draft and played in thirteen games for the team during the 1995 season.[1][5] He recorded the first tackle in Jaguars history.[6] He was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury by the Jaguars on August 19, 1996.[7] Stephens was released by the Jaguars on October 18, 1996.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "SANTO STEPHENS". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150909123637/http://www.profootballarchives.com/step03600.html. Retrieved October 12, 2015.
  2. "Transactions". The New York Times. May 13, 1992. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015202826/http://www.nytimes.com/1992/05/13/sports/transactions-202192.html. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  3. "Transactions". The New York Times. September 2, 1992. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015203143/http://www.nytimes.com/1992/09/02/sports/transactions-677892.html. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  4. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. April 13, 1994. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015204054/http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/13/sports/transactions-769320.html. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  5. "1995 NFL Expansion Draft". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1995NFLExpansionDraft.html. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  6. Simers, T. J. (September 4, 1995). "Pro Football Spotlight : Two Guys, Santo And Chad". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015205220/http://articles.latimes.com/1995-09-04/sports/sp-42108_1_chad-cota. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  7. Dame, Mike (August 20, 1996). "Jaguars Release Ex-gator Doering". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015205511/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1996-08-20/sports/9608190727_1_chris-doering-aaron-beasley-jeff-novak. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  8. "BaseballMajor League Baseball: Announced following World...". The Baltimore Sun. October 19, 1996. Archived from the original on October 15, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151015205653/http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-10-19/sports/1996293048_1_ahl-bandits-harrisburg. Retrieved October 15, 2015.

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