2009 Scouting Report: One of Pitt's most seasoned defenders...three-year letterman with experience at both middle and Sam linebacker...will compete for a prominent role in the middle as a senior.
2008: Played in all 13 games on special teams and as a reserve middle linebacker...had six tackles on the season...had two stops vs. Navy and Louisville.
2007: Earned his second letter, playing in eight games...had two tackles.
2006: In his first active season, played in nine games to letter...collected nine tackles on the season...had a personal-high five tackles vs. The Citadel...had three stops vs. Toledo.
2005: Redshirted as a true freshman...joined Pitt in January '05 after completing his high school graduation requirements a term early and participated in spring drills.
High School: Three-year starter on both offense and defense for Santaluces Community High, a Florida 6A (largest classification) school...as a linebacker, compiled 85 tackles, five sacks and one interception during his hurricane-shortened senior season...played tight end on offense and caught two touchdowns...All-Palm Beach County and All-Suncoast Conference...selected to play in the Outback Steakhouse All-Star Game...Santaluces Community went to the state playoffs each of his three seasons as a starter...PrepStar All-Southeast Region... SuperPrep All-Dixie Team...rated one of Florida's top 85 players by SuperPrep...played under Coach Bill Bretherick.
Personal: Steven O'neal Dell, born 8/22/87, is the son of George Beasley and Erica Cespedes...has three brothers... sociology major.
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