Stephen Weatherly - 45

RS Junior

Snellville, Ga.

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Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250


Stephen  Weatherly


Vanderbilt - Tennessee Postgame Notes

Tennessee 24, Vanderbilt 17


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Tennessee 24, Vanderbilt 17


Mason, players preview Mississippi State game

Commodores travel to Starkville to face No. 4 Bulldogs


Vanderbilt - Florida Postgame Notes

Florida 34, Vanderbilt 10


Vanderbilt - Florida Postgame Quotes

Florida 34, Vanderbilt 10


Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee 11-29-14 (USA Today)

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee football


Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee 11/29/14 (Howell)

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee (11/29/14) Photos by Joe Howell


Vanderbilt vs. No. 15 Ole Miss (USA Today)

USATSI 9/6/2014


Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss 9/6/14 (Russell)

Vanderbilt against Ole Miss at LP Field on Sept. 6, 2014. John Russell/Vanderbilt University.


Vanderbilt vs. Houston (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. Houston (USATSI)

During the course of season, Weatherly developed from uncertain outside linebacker in new 3-4 scheme to one of the SEC's most promising defenders... Participated in all 12 games, earning starts at OLB in nine encounters... Early-season starts came against Temple, Ole Miss, Kentucky and Georgia... Also started in team's final five games... Concluded season with career highs in every defensive category, including 30 solo tackles, 55 total tackles, 4.5 quarterback sacks, 12.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries... Weatherly's tackle for loss total has been bettered by just one player (Tim Fugger, 13.5) since 1998... Blossomed late in the year, contributing 28 total tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss and four QB sacks in his last five appearances... Broke modern-day team record with five tackles for loss in sensational seven-tackle performance vs. Tennessee... Set career high with 12 total tackles vs. Mississippi State... Registered two QB sacks and a pair of hurries in narrow loss at Missouri... First career forced fumble came at Kentucky.

Played in 12 of 13 games, rotating at DE among a 5-player position corps... Contributed 12 solo tackles, 19 total tackles, 3.5 quarterback sacks and 5.0 tackles for loss in first active season... Also added two QB hurries and a fumble recovery... Contributed four total tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss in team's BBVA Compass Bowl victory over Houston... During the regular season, played best against SEC competition, garnering 14 of 15 total tackles vs. league opponents... Registered three tackles and 1.5 sacks in win at Tennessee... Contributed fumble recovery at Texas A&M.

Weatherly helped the Commodores as a practice squad member, while redshirting as a freshman.

High School
Senior captain... Four-year starter at OLB/DE and WR... Contributed 79 tackles, 8.5 QB sacks, 15 tackles for loss and a pair of forced fumbles as senior at Shiloh, earning All-Gwinnett County honors... Also had eight catches and two TDs as WR... Played in postseason Gwinnett County All-Star Game... Transferred to Shiloh after playing three years at North Atlanta HS...Posted 66 tackles and 14 sacks as junior at North Atlanta... As hoops forward, helped North Atlanta to two sub-region titles... Also lettered in baseball and track... W.E.B. DuBois Scholar, and member of school's robotics team.

Stephen Dian Weatherly... Son of Carla Johnson-Weatherly... Mom works as non-profit administrator... Middle name pays tribute to grandmother, a Harvard and MIT graduate... Enjoys chess and math... Travelled through Germany with Fulton County Youth Commission... Enjoys paintball... Plays six musical instruments.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 12, at Mississippi State, 11/22/2014
Solo Tackles: 7, vs. Tennessee 11/29/2014
QB Sacks: 2.0, at Missouri, 10/25/2014
Tackles for Loss: 5.0, vs. Tennessee, 11/29/2014

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