2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Solanco LB/WR Landon Steele
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Billy Splain | May 26, 2023
Class Of 2024
HT/WT 5 – 11, 185
54 tackles 8 tackles for loss 1 sack
Section 3 all star
Head coach Anthony Cox says “Landon was a starter last year at OLB/Safety for a team that went 10-0 first time in school history and will be huge contributor next year”. Looking at his film, we see why coach Cox has high expectations. He’s a straight to the ball linebacker. Whether in coverage or blitzing Steele just gets to the ball quickly. Looking forward to seeing what he does this fall.
LET’S GET TO KNOW LANDON
Why do you play football?
I love it, it challenges me and makes me feel like i have to work for something, im never perfect on the field so even if im not competing for a position im competing against myself
Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?
Ed reed, he’s the greatest safety of all time and one of the most versatile safeties as well
Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
When i blocked a punt against daniel boone on the first drive and scooped it for a touchdown
What was last years season like for you?
Almost surreal, felt like we were just so close as a team and were really good on the field as well
What are your goals for this coming season?
Win, prove that last year wasnt a fluke
Who is the best player you ever lined up against?
Elijah cunningham, given he was my teammate i went against him everyday in practice and he was the hardest player ive ever had to guard
What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?
Beaver valley, its said to be the best atmosphere in football
What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?
Eagles super bowl 52, it was a historical moment for the city of philadelphia
What would you do to improve the recruiting process?
Go out and compete at camps
Describe what the perfect teammate is
Someone who is uplifting yet keeps you held accountable, a leader
Tell everyone why you think football is good for a community
Football is good for a community because no matter what your background is it can bring a community together and
Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Play in the super bowl
Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My mom, shes hardworking and does everything she can for me
What is your favorite practice drill? What is your least favorite practice drill?
Receiver 1 on 1’s
Preseason Two a Days are:
Competitive and fun
Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My little brother, he’s always encouraging me and looks up to me
When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Fishing, its peaceful and a good way to destress
What is your favorite football memory to date?
Winning the section and going 10-0 last year for the first time in school history
What is your favorite play to run?
back shoulder fade
is a hot dog a sandwich?
Music of choice:
Rap or R&B
Best thing you ever got from a teammate? Why?
Best Pizza topping?
Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
What is your favorite vacation destination?
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