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Encyclopedia > Steve Breaston
Steve Breaston
Arizona CardinalsNo. 18
Wide receiver
Date of Birth: August 20, 1983 (1983-08-20) (age 24)
Place of Birth: North Braddock, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 178 lb (81 kg)
National Football League Debut
No regular season appearances
Career Highlights and Awards
  • No notable achievements
Career History
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 142
 Teams:
Stats at NFL.com

Steven William Breaston (born August 20, 1983 in North Braddock, Pennsylvania) is an American football wide receiver, kick returner, and punt returner who plays for the Arizona Cardinals. He was drafted by Arizona in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... North Braddock is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... In an organised sport league, a season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, U-M or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... North Braddock is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Special teams are units in American football and Canadian football that are on the field during kickoffs, free kicks, punts, and field goal attempts. ... A punt is a play in Canadian football and American football in which the football is kicked downfield to the opposing team. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference... The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ...

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High school career

Breaston attended Woodland Hills High School and was a letterman in football and track and field. Woodland Hills High School is a secondary school for the Woodland Hills School District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... A letterman, in U.S. sports, is a high school or college athlete who has met a specified level of participation on a varsity athletic team. ... Note: The term football when used throughout this article refers exclusively to gridiron football. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ...


College career

Breaston played for the Michigan Wolverines for four seasons (2003-2006). He is the most prolific return man in school history and his 156 career receptions are fifth most in Michigan annals. The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, which compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ...


Records

Breaston is Michigan's all-time leading punt returner (127 returns for 1,599 yards) and kickoff returner (81 returns for 1,993 yards). He returned four punts for touchdowns, which ties him with Gene Derricotte and Derrick Alexander for the school record, and one kickoff for a score. His combined total of five returns for touchdowns is a Michigan record. Breaston's punt return and punt return yardage marks are also Big Ten Conference records. Breaston ranks fifth in conference annals in kickoff returns and kickoff return yardage. January 1, 2005: Breaston sets a Rose Bowl record with 316 all-purpose yards. Derrick Scott Alexander (born November 6, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan) was a wide receiver in the National Football League. ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ...


National awards

The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ... The Biletnikoff Award, named for Fred Biletnikoff, is an award given each year to the best wide receiver in college football. ...

Conference honors

Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Special teams are units in American football and Canadian football that are on the field during kickoffs, free kicks, punts, and field goal and extra point attempts. ...

External links

  • ESPN profile
  • Michigan football profile

 
 

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