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Stephen Weatherly
DE #91
Height:
6-5
Weight:
265
Age:
23
College:
Vanderbilt
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
5
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 6 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 MIN 12 0 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 MIN 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NO W 29-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @PIT L 9-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TB W 34-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 DET L 7-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CHI W 20-17 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 GB W 23-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 BAL W 24-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @CLE W 33-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @WAS W 38-30 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 LA W 24-7 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @DET W 30-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @ATL W 14-9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @CAR L 24-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

• Elevated to the active roster following Week 11 after spending the start of the season on the practice squad and made his NFL debut in Week 14 at Jacksonville in 2016.

• Middle name, Dian, is a tribute to his grandmother, a Harvard and MIT graduate.

• Only 2nd Vanderbilt player drafted by the Vikings.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in sociology at Vanderbilt...Active with the One Love Foundation, dedicated to eliminating relationship violence through education and empowerment on college campuses and worked closely with Vanderbilt’s Project Safe Center while in school...Traveled through Germany as a teen with the Fulton County Youth Commission...Part of his high school’s robotics team...Has a musical side, having learned to play 9 instruments: flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba, tenor sax, steel drums and piano...Aspires to a career in high school coaching following his playing days...Played in 2014 and 2015 at Vanderbilt under former Vikings assistant defensive backs coach Derek Mason, who took over the Vandy head coaching job in 2014.

PRO Appeared in 2 games during his rookie season...The 2nd Vanderbilt player ever drafted by the Vikings, joining DT James Manley in 1996 (2nd round, #45)...The lone defensive lineman selected by Vikings in 2016...The 3rd of 3 SEC players drafted by the Vikings, joining WR Laquon Treadwell (1st round) and LB Kentrell Brothers (5th round)...Selected with 1st of 2 picks by Vikings in the 7th round (#227 overall)...Cut prior to the regular season ...Signed to the Vikings practice squad on 9/4/16.

2016 Registered a special teams tackle, the 1st of his career, vs. Chicago (1/1/17)...Made his NFL debut while contributing on special teams at Jacksonville (12/11)...Inactive at Green Bay (12/24) and vs. Indianapolis (12/18)...Inactive vs. Dallas (12/1), at Detroit (11/24)...Elevated to the active roster on 11/20...Joined the Vikings practice squad on 9/4/16 after being released during final cuts.

COLLEGE Started 21 of the 36 career games he played at Vanderbilt...Started all 12 games as a junior in 2015 at OLB...Ended collegiate career with streak of 17 straight starts...Notched season-high 8 tackles against Georgia...Vandy capped 2016 season with a 4-8 mark...Had career-best 4.5 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss in 2014...Started 9 games at OLB as team moved to 3-4 defensive scheme...Started final 5 games of the season...Set school record with 5 tackles for loss vs. Tennessee...Set career-high at Missouri with 2.0 sacks...Notched career-best with 12 tackles vs. Mississippi State...Started 1st career game vs. Temple...Saw action in 12 of possible 13 games as a redshirt freshman in 2013...Helped squad post 9-4 mark and advance to the Compass Bowl where the Commodores topped Houston 41-24...The bowl win was the 1st for Vandy since the 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl...Had 3 tackles and 1.5 sacks in win over rival Tennessee to cap the regular season...Redshirted in 2012.

PREP As a senior, attended Shiloh High after spending freshman-junior seasons at North Atlanta...Earned All-Area honors as a senior...Competed in Gwinnett County All-Star Game following senior season.

• Elevated to the active roster following Week 11 after spending the start of the season on the practice squad and made his NFL debut in Week 14 at Jacksonville in 2016.

• Middle name, Dian, is a tribute to his grandmother, a Harvard and MIT graduate.

• Only 2nd Vanderbilt player drafted by the Vikings.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in sociology at Vanderbilt...Active with the One Love Foundation, dedicated to eliminating relationship violence through education and empowerment on college campuses and worked closely with Vanderbilt’s Project Safe Center while in school...Traveled through Germany as a teen with the Fulton County Youth Commission...Part of his high school’s robotics team...Has a musical side, having learned to play 9 instruments: flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba, tenor sax, steel drums and piano...Aspires to a career in high school coaching following his playing days...Played in 2014 and 2015 at Vanderbilt under former Vikings assistant defensive backs coach Derek Mason, who took over the Vandy head coaching job in 2014.

PRO Appeared in 2 games during his rookie season...The 2nd Vanderbilt player ever drafted by the Vikings, joining DT James Manley in 1996 (2nd round, #45)...The lone defensive lineman selected by Vikings in 2016...The 3rd of 3 SEC players drafted by the Vikings, joining WR Laquon Treadwell (1st round) and LB Kentrell Brothers (5th round)...Selected with 1st of 2 picks by Vikings in the 7th round (#227 overall)...Cut prior to the regular season ...Signed to the Vikings practice squad on 9/4/16.

2016 Registered a special teams tackle, the 1st of his career, vs. Chicago (1/1/17)...Made his NFL debut while contributing on special teams at Jacksonville (12/11)...Inactive at Green Bay (12/24) and vs. Indianapolis (12/18)...Inactive vs. Dallas (12/1), at Detroit (11/24)...Elevated to the active roster on 11/20...Joined the Vikings practice squad on 9/4/16 after being released during final cuts.

COLLEGE Started 21 of the 36 career games he played at Vanderbilt...Started all 12 games as a junior in 2015 at OLB...Ended collegiate career with streak of 17 straight starts...Notched season-high 8 tackles against Georgia...Vandy capped 2016 season with a 4-8 mark...Had career-best 4.5 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss in 2014...Started 9 games at OLB as team moved to 3-4 defensive scheme...Started final 5 games of the season...Set school record with 5 tackles for loss vs. Tennessee...Set career-high at Missouri with 2.0 sacks...Notched career-best with 12 tackles vs. Mississippi State...Started 1st career game vs. Temple...Saw action in 12 of possible 13 games as a redshirt freshman in 2013...Helped squad post 9-4 mark and advance to the Compass Bowl where the Commodores topped Houston 41-24...The bowl win was the 1st for Vandy since the 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl...Had 3 tackles and 1.5 sacks in win over rival Tennessee to cap the regular season...Redshirted in 2012.

PREP As a senior, attended Shiloh High after spending freshman-junior seasons at North Atlanta...Earned All-Area honors as a senior...Competed in Gwinnett County All-Star Game following senior season.