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HISTORY — from college profile
Played both defensive end and outside linebacker over his four years at SU ... In 29 career games has 45 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and a pass deflection ... Entered the transfer portal at the conclusion of the 2022 regular season.
2022 (redshirt soph): Appeared in 11 games with one start at defensive end ... Made 22 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and three quarterback hurries on the season ... His tackles for loss and sack totals were fifth on the team in 2022 ... Tied for the team lead with two fumble recoveries ... Had a career high two tackles for loss, a strip sack of QB Malik Cunningham that he also recovered, and six total tackles against Louisville (9/3) ... Had a tackle for loss and a QB hurry in the win over Virginia (9/23) ... Notched 1.5 sacks against Wagner (10/1) ... Had a sack ad three tackles at Clemson (10/22) ... Made two tackles, hurried the quarterback twice and had a tackle for loss against Notre Dame (10/29) ... Tallied four tackles at Wake Forest (11/19) ... Recovered a late fumble that paved way to the eventual game-winning score in the comeback win over Boston College (11/26).
2021 (redshirt fr): Missed the first four games of the season due to recovering from offseason surgery, but played in seven of the last eight games of the year on defense and special teams, recording six tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss ... Had two tackles, a sack, a TFL and a quarterback hurry against Wake Forest (10/9) ... Had a tackle at Virginia Tech (1/23) ... Made two tackles and a TFL at Louisville (11/20), also adding a pass deflection.
2020 (redshirt fr): Appeared in eight games with one start at linebacker … Made 15 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and recovered a fumble on the year … Made four tackles and had a tackle for loss in the season opener at North Carolina (9/12) … Made three tackles and recovered a fumble against Georgia Tech (9/26) … Tied his career high with four tackles against Duke (10/10).
2019 (fr): Appeared in three games ... Made his Orange debut at Florida State (10/26) ... Logged the first two tackles of his career at Duke (11/16) ... Also saw action at Louisville (11/23).
High school: Defensive end and tight end for head coach Roger Holmes … Ranked the No. 32 weakside defensive end in the country and No. 62 player in Georgia by Rivals.com … Nation’s No. 53 weakside defensive end and No. 81 player in Georgia, according to the 247Sports.com composite index … 2018 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State selection at both defensive end and tight end … Two-time Georgia 3-AA All-Region First Team player … As a senior captain, recorded 67 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, and nine sacks for a Dublin defense that allowed 8.5 points per game and carried the Fighting Irish to a 12-2 record … Racked up 64 tackles, including 11 for a loss, and five sacks in his junior season ... Logged 161 tackles and 30 sacks in his high school career.
Steven Saderrick Linton … Born on February 24, 2000 in Dublin, Georgia … Son of Gerrard Sinkfield and Amy Linton … Two brothers, two sisters ... Majoring in sociology.
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