CFL: 2nd season
Stamps: 2nd season
Games played through 2022
Regular season: 18
Grey Cup: 0
Grey Cup wins: 0
Signed as a free agent on Jan. 4, 2022.
Stevens was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round (240th overall) of the 2020 National Football League draft. He was added to New Orleans’ practice squad on Sept. 6, 2020, and released on Nov. 10, 2020. Stevens was signed to the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad on Nov. 16, 2020, and activated for the team’s regular-season finale, carrying the ball four times for 24 yards. He signed with the New York Giants on Aug. 4, 2021, and was released on Aug. 10, 2021.
(Calgary) Stevens dressed for all 18 regular-season games and was Calgary’s short-yardage specialist. He carried the ball 56 times for 297 yards and scored nine touchdowns. Four of the scores came in Week 14 in Edmonton. In Week 21 against Saskatchewan, he was recognized as one of the CFL’s top performers of the week after rushing for 163 yards including an 85-yard touchdown that was the league’s longest running play for the season. Stevens also threw his first CFL touchdown pass in that contest. His passing stats for the season included six completions on nine pass attempts for 41 yards and one touchdown. Stevens was in uniform for the Western Semi-Final and had three carries for six yards and one touchdown. He also had one incomplete pass.
First game: June 9, 2022, vs Montreal
First rushing touchdown: June 25, 2022, vs Edmonton
First passing touchdown: Oct. 29, 2022, vs Saskatchewan
Honoured: CFL top performer for Week 21 of the 2022 season
Big game: Scored four rushing touchdowns Sept. 10, 2022, at Edmonton
Stevens played his senior season (2019) at Mississippi State, starting all nine games for the Bulldogs and completing 97 of 161 passes (a 60.2-per cent completion rate) for 1,155 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions. He also had 83 carries for 381 yards and four scores. Stevens had two passing touchdowns and one rushing major against Louisville in the Music City Bowl. He transferred to Mississippi State after three seasons (2016-18) at Penn State. In 20 games for the Nittany Lions, he completed 24 of 41 passes for 304 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. Stevens also had 76 carries for 506 yards and eight touchdowns along with 14 catches for 62 yards and two scores.
Stevens is a graduate of Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis. He played both quarterback and defensive back at Decatur and was a two-time all-conference selection. In 2014 he was named all-state at defensive back.