Step Durham
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Step Durham

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Year Senior
Height 5-11
Weight 188
Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
Last School Atlantic Coast
Height / Weight 5-11 / 194
Birthdate 06/10/1995
Step Durham

Biography

2017 (Senior): Started all 11 games at cornerback … Led team with six pases defended (five pass breakups, one interception) … Five pass breakups tied for team lead … Had a hand in three takeaways (INT, fumble recovery and forced fumble) … Recorded 30 tackles (25 solo) … Opened the season with four tackles and a pass breakup in double-overtime loss to Tennessee (Sept. 4) … Intercepted a pass in home-opening win over Jacksonville State (Sept. 9) … Recorded five solo tackles and two pass breakups in win over Wake Forest (Oct. 21) …Had a career-high eight tackles and recovered a fumble against No. 7 Clemson (Oct. 28) … Forced a fumble and broke up a pass at Duke (Nov. 18).

2016 (Junior): Started 11 games at cornerback … Missed two games (Oct. 1 vs. Miami, Oct. 8 at Pittsburgh) due to injury … Ranked ninth on the team with 35 tackles … Ranked second on the squad with six pass breakups … Recorded at least one tackle in every game … Had three stops and two pass breakups in season-opening win versus Boston College (Sept. 3) … Notched a then-career-high five tackles in back-to-back road games versus nationally ranked teams – at No. 18 North Carolina (Nov. 5) and at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) … Had three pass breakups over the final four games, including one in the regular-season finale at Georgia (Nov. 26) … Closed the season with a career-high six tackles in a 33-18 TaxSlayer Bowl victory over Kentucky (Dec. 31).

2015 (Sophomore): Played in eight games with one start … Finished season with seven tackles – all solo … Did not record any stats in action vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) and Tulane (Sept. 12) … Recorded one solo stop at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) … Made two tackles at Duke (Sept. 26) … Made first-career start vs. Florida State (Oct. 24), recording two tackles.

2014 (True Freshman): Played in eight games … Had four tackles and broke up pass … Tallied season-high two solo stops in Tech’s 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) … Had one solo tackle against Virginia (Nov. 1) … Recorded first-career tackle at Tulane (Sept. 6) … Had one pass breakup in collegiate debut against Wofford (Aug. 30).

High School: Atlantic Coast H.S., December 2013 … Played under coach Kevin Sullivan… Earned four varsity letters and served three years as team captain … Was first freshman in school history to start for varsity team … Considered highest-ranked prospect in Atlantic Coast H.S. history … Earned 2014 USMC All-American honors … Named all-region and all-district … Named to 2013 Florida Times-Union Super 11… Four-star recruit by Rivals … No. 23-ranked player at position and 46th-ranked prospect in Florida … Played on school’s basketball and track teams as freshman… Made National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Stepheny Durham IV … Parents are Stepheny and Willa Durham … Born June 10, 1995, in Jacksonville, Fla. … Has three siblings – Tiesha, Ceteria and Cherish … Cousin is LeRoy Butler, former Florida State and Green Bay Packers standout … Began playing football at age five … Says biggest athletic accomplishment was verbally committing to Georgia Tech on June 8, 2013 … Chose Georgia Tech because of education, location and football program … Graduated from Georgia Tech in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 8 at No. 7 Clemson, Oct. 28, 2017
Solo Tackles: 6, twice – last at No. 7 Clemson, Oct. 28, 2017
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. North Carolina, Sept. 30, 2017
Sacks: 1.0 vs. North Carolina, Sept. 30, 2017
Pass Breakups: 2, twice – last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Forced Fumbles: 1 at Duke, Nov. 18, 2017
Fumble Recoveries: 1, twice – last at No. 7 Clemson, Oct. 28, 2017
Interceptions: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017