Steven Blair 95
Steven Blair

RS Senior

Godfrey, Ill.

High School:
Marquette Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Defensive Lineman



Cotton Bowl

Cotton Bowl Missouri vs. Arkansas January 01, 2008 Dallas, TX

  • 2007 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-Distrtict First Team
  • 2007 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • 2005 Team Walk-On Player of the Year
  • Spring 2005 Team Most Improved Special Forces Player

Again served as the Tigers' long snapper, continuing to deliver near perfect snaps ... Handled the long-snapping for both placekicks and punts.

Was flawless with his snaps during the course of the season, as evidenced by his zero interviews requested after Mizzou's 13 games on the year ... Is a good athlete who registered four tackles on the punt coverage team, including one each in MU's last three outings at Iowa State and against Kansas and versus Oregon State in the Sun Bowl ... Recorded three tackles playing on defense in the 2006 spring game.

Walk-on defensive end who was a special teams MVP after taking over as Mizzou's deep snapper for the season ... Won the team's walk-on player of the year award at the team banquet in early December ... Was nearly flawless on his snaps, providing rock-solid snaps on both punts and placekicks ... Recorded three tackles on punt coverage, notching single tackles in games against Oklahoma State, Colorado and Baylor ... Was named the team's Most Improved Special Forces Player Award in the spring.

Walk-on defensive lineman who showed good athleticism during the season at end ... Did not see game action while taking a redshirt.

Three-sport standout at Marquette Catholic High School in Godfrey, Ill., where he lettered in football, basketball and swimming ... Honorable mention all-state linebacker as a senior, when he racked up 112 tackles, 10 sacks and also doubled as a productive wideout, catching 13 passes for 327 yards and nine TDs ... Earned Third-Team St. Louis all-metro honors as a senior, and was a three-time all-conference pick at linebacker and twice at wide receiver ... Had 66 tackles as a junior and added 13 catches for 326 yards and three TDs ... As a sophomore, recorded 73 stops on defense and 11 catches on offense ... High School Coach - Mike Slaughter.

Son of Steven & Nancy Blair ... Father is a plant manager, mother is a registered nurse ... Is majoring in secondary education at Mizzou.