Steven Pitts
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

High School:
Christian HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
LB

Major:
Economics

2013: ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION...Started all 12 games at linebacker... Finished second on the team with 74 overall tackles and third with 39 solo stops... Led the team with 11.5 sacks for 46 yards in losses... Had four sacks for 35 yards, both second-most on the team... Had monster game in Causeway Classic at Sacramento State, picking up 3.5 TFLs - including a sack - in win over Hornets... Had season-high 13 tackles (8 solo) in the game... Tallied 11 tackles at Nevada, eight against Cal Poly and seven (6 solo) at Southern Utah... Had three consecutive games (Idaho State, So. Utah, Montana) with sacks... Took down ISU quarterback Justin Arias for a 12-yard sack during third quarter... Posted at least a share of a TFL in eight games... Recovered a fumble against Idaho State... Also forced a fumble and had three PBUs during the season.

2012:Played in 10 games, starting nine at outside linebacker... Finished fourth on the team with 49 tackles (30 solo, 19 assists), including 2.5 for losses of 10 yards... Collected two sacks, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup... Had two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery against Montana State, adding six tackles on the way... Tallied a season-high 10 tackles (8 solo), including a sack, at South Dakota State... Added eight tackles (4 solo) at Northern Arizona.

2011: Played in seven games as a reserve linebacker... Recorded 10 total tackles (9 solos, 1 assists), including a 10-yard sack... Exploded for nine solo tackles at Southern Utah, while putting a 10-yard sack on quarterback Brad Sorensen.

2010:
Redshirted... Named Scout Defense Player of the Week after Weber State and Cal Poly games.

CHRISTIAN HS '10: Named to All-Coastal League first team on both offense (running back) and defense (linebacker)... Also garnered All-East County and Offensive MVP honors... Finished with 75 tackles, including 3 sacks and 4 interceptions, the latter of which he returned for 68 yards... On offense, rushed for 806 yards and 9 TDs... Earned team MVP honors, all-county and all-league defensive accolades during his junior year... Captured second-team all-county and all-league acclaim as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born in Buffalo, N.Y.... Majoring in economics... Parents are Steven & Deedra Pitts... Says many people don't know he plays the drums.