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Tom Steele Athlete Profile

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Tom Steele
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-0 Weight: 201 Roster Years: 2007 | 2009-2010 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Orem High School


  • Parents are Robert and Laurel Steele
  • Father is the head football coach at Orem High School
  • One of seven children, including sister Lindsey Steele Metcalf who played volleyball and was a six-time All-American in track at BYU
  • Served a Church mission to Philadelphia from 2008-2010
  • Plays the piano and the guitar
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Eagle Scout
  • Recruited by Utah, Oregon, Utah State, Princeton, Pennsylvania, Utah State, Southern Utah and Stanford

Before BYU

  • Three-year letterman at Orem High School
  • First-team All-State linebacker in 2007 and Red Zone Player of the Year
  • Helped team to 8-4 record as a senior while serving as team captain
  • 2007 Academic All-Region
  • Four-year letter winner in track and two letters in wrestling
  • Utah National HIgh School Hall of Fame

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in five games
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Had two solo tackles, one against Nevada and one against UNLV