RICHMOND, VA. --- Villanova University junior linebacker Jeff Steeb (Sweetwater, N.J./ Holy Spirit H.S.) has been named the CAA Defensive Player of the Week. Steeb earns the award for his play in Saturday’s 28-7 win over the Delaware Blue Hens.
In the victory, Steen tallied a game-high 13 tackles (six solo) to go with 1.5 tackles for loss and an interception that was returned 38 yards for a touchdown. This was Steeb’s fourth double digit tackle game of the season.
Steeb finished the year ranked second on the team in total tackles with 91, in addition to leading the team in tackles for loss with eight and sacks with five. He also registered three quarterback hurries, one forced fumble and one interception.