| Steve Bradley
6-3 · 244
Arlington, Texas (Sam Houston)
Four-year letterman who started 20 career games ... returned to start nine games as a senior in 1997 after sitting out the 1996 season with a back injury ... played in every game (47) from his true freshman season until 1997 (excluding 1996 redshirt season) ... earned the Longhorn Sportsmanship Award and Community Service Award in 1997 ... caught 31 career passes for 306 yards and three TDs.
Played in 11 games and started nine games ... totaled 11 receptions for 107 yards (9.7 ypr) ... recorded one catch for seven yards at Rice ... posted one reception for nine yards at Oklahoma State ... tallied one catch for six yards against Oklahoma ... recorded one reception for five yards at Colorado ... posted one reception for nine yards against Texas Tech ... posted a career-high 47 yards on four receptions, including a season-high 23-yard reception against Kansas ... tallied two catches for 24 yards at Texas A&M.
REDSHIRT SENIOR (1996)
Struggled with a back injury for much of the season and was forced to redshirt.
Played in all 13 games, including the Sugar Bowl ... started four games and was in on 379 downs at tight end ... had five catches for 50 yards and two TDs ... caught a one-yard TD toss from James Brown on third-and-one to give the Longhorns a 20-19 third-quarter lead at Notre Dame ... caught a two-yard TD pass from Brown against Texas Tech ... had a season long 24-yard reception at SMU.
Started the last seven games and played in all 12, including the Sun Bowl ... posted 10 receptions for 103 yards and a TD on the year ... had a season-best two catches for 27 yards vs. Oklahoma and Texas A&M ... also had a pair of grabs for 12 yards vs. TCU ... hauled in a 17-yard TD reception vs. SMU.
Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, starting vs. SMU and Texas Tech when the Horns opened the game in a double tight end formation ... had five catches for 46 yards on the year ... caught a pair of passes vs. Rice (for 18 yards) and Houston (for 21 yards) ... posted a career-long catch (14 yards) in the Houston contest.
Listed as the No. 1 tight end in the Southwest region by Blue Chip Illustrated ... averaged 25 yards per catch as a senior ... also served as the team punter ... was tabbed first-team all-district at tight end and second-team all-district as a punter as a senior.
Born 1/30/75 in Arlington, Texas ... majored in sports management ... full name is Steven Warren Bradley ... picked as the team's class act in a poll of his teammates ... married former UT basketball standout Amie Smith ... was active in the Longhorns' community service efforts.
Year G/GS Rec-Yds YPR YPG TD Long
1997 11/9 11-107 9.7 9.7 0 23/Kansas
1995 12/3 5-50 10.0 4.5 2 24/SMU
1994 11/6 10-103 10.3 9.4 1 25/A&M
1993 11/2 5-46 9.2 4.2 0 14/UH
Career 45/20 31-306 9.9 6.8 3 25/A&M
4 (for 47 yards) vs. Kansas (Sr.)
47 (on 4 receptions) vs. Kansas (Sr.)