• Returned to Minnesota in 2019 after spending the 2018 season with the Seattle Seahawks.
• Appeared in nearly 40% of defensive snaps for the Vikings #1 ranked defense in 2017.
• The 1st player from UConn drafted by the Vikings since RB Vince Clements (1971).
• Notched 51 tackles, 2nd only to LB Anthony Barr among Vikings rookie defenders in 2014.
OFF THE FIELD
• Received bachelor's degrees in economics and sociology.
• Father served in U.S. Air Force.
• Participates in many Vikings community outreach efforts.
• Surname pronounced STEF-en.