Stephen Trejo (born November 20, 1977 in Mesa, Arizona) is a former National Football League running back/fullback for the Detroit Lions.

College careerEdit

Trejo played college football for Arizona State. At Arizona State he played linebacker and finished his career with 88 total tackles and three sacks, while playing in 43 games, over four years.

Professional careerEdit

He was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent following the 2001 NFL Draft. During his rookie season in 2001, he made a career-long reception of 20 yards against the Dallas Cowboys on January 6, 2002. Trejo also completed a career-high of three catches for 26 yards on December 2, 2001. His first career catch came against the Green Bay Packers on November 22, 2001. In 2002, Trejo played in all 16 games, making two catches for 13 yards. However, Trejo shined on special teams with 23 tackles for third on the Lions, 5 of those coming at Arizona, on December 8, 2002. In 2003, Trejo played in all 16 games, mostly on special teams, but saw limited action on offense at the end of the season. In 2004, Trejo made his first career start against Green Bay on October 17, 2004.

High school careerEdit

Trejo attended Casa Grande High School, in Casa Grande, Arizona. He was an all-state selection as a junior and senior, after he had 178 carries for 1,458 yards and 19 touchdowns. On defense, he had 111 tackles, 6.5 sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery.

Personal lifeEdit

Trejo currently lives in Gilbert, AZ

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