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Air Force Safety Weston Steelhammer earns Lott IMPACT Player of the Week honors
- Updated: November 8, 2016
NEWPORT BEACH, Ca. — Safety Weston Steelhammer of the Air Force has been named the Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week.
The 6-2, 200-pound senior from Shreveport, La. made a key interception in the end zone and added five tackles, one for a loss, in the Falcons’ 31-12 win over Army on Saturday.
In recogniton of Steelhammer’s performance, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, will make a donation of $1,000 to the general scholarship fund at the Air Force Academy.
Steelhammer has 15 career interceptions, most among all active players. He was a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete in highs school.
Other notable performances by players on the Lott IMPACT Watch List:
Jamal Adams, S, LSU: Had six tackles, one tackle for loss and an interception in loss to Alabama, 10-0.
Ben Boulware, LB, Clemson: Had seven tackles and one tackle for loss in 54-0 win over Syracuse.
Andrew King, LB, Army: Had a team best 11 tackles (nine solo) and forced a fumble in loss to Air Force, 31-12.
Micah Kiser, LB, Virginia: Had team high 11 tackles, one sack in loss to Wake Forest, 27-20.
Calvin Munson, LB, San Diego State: Had eight tackles in win over Hawaii, 55-0.
Cameron Smith, LB, USC: Had eight tackles and defended two passes in win over Oregon, 45-20.
Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week Winners
Week 10 – Weston Steelhammer, Air Force