#22

Steele Chambers

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 232
  • Hometown Roswell, Ga.
  • Last School Blessed Trinity Catholic
  • Year 4th Year

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @steelec22
Instagram: @steele_chambers22

Briefly in 2022

• Career-high 11 tackles last week vs. Rutgers
• Second on team in 2022 with 30 tackles
• 2 Solo Tackles vs. Notre Dame
• 4 Solo Tackles vs. Arkansas State and 1 TFL
• 1 Sack vs. Arkansas State

Ohio State Overview
• Steele is a senior academically and has three seasons of eligibility
• He is a finance major and is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree
• Switched positions in 2021 fall camp, from running back to linebacker, and had a fine season last year
• Played in all 13 games, started four times and was second among Ohio State linebackers with 423 defensive snaps
• Fifth on the team with 47 tackles
• Also recorded 5.0 tackles-for-loss, one sack, an interception (vs. Nebraska), two pass break-ups, two quarterback hurries and a forced fumble
• Set career-high with seven tackles vs. Maryland
• Played in 11 games for the Buckeyes as a running back/special teamer in 2019 and 2020, including playing in seven of eight contests in 2020
• Career rushing stats of 221 yards off 28 carries with a 7.9 yards per carry average
• Averaged 9.6 yards per carry in 2020 with 87 rush yards off nine carries
• Had 63 yards on eight carries and his first collegiate touchdown vs. Miami (Ohio) in 2019 for his high game rushing

Honors & Awards
2021: Academic All-Big Ten, honorable mention all-Big Ten (media)
2020: Academic All-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Steele
• Was rated as a four-star prospect by 247Sports and among the top 20 athletes nationwide
• A three-year starter for head coach Tim McFarlin
• Ran for 244 yards and three TDs while also throwing a touchdown pass to help Blessed Trinity Catholic advance to the Georgia 4A state title game
• In the title game, ran for 98 yards and added five tackles on defense as Blessed Trinity won its second straight championship
• Over 1,500 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior
• Georgia’s Region 7AAAA Player of the Year in 2017 for the state champion Titans
• Exceptional athlete who stood out as both a linebacker and running back
• All-Georgia honoree as an athlete from the Atlanta Journal Constitution
• Georgia Athletic Coaches Association all-state selection as a linebacker
• Rushed for 1,486 yards (6.9 yards per carry) as a sophomore and 1,301 as a junior
• Scored the go-ahead touchdown in the 2017 state title game
• On defense, totaled 70 tackles (37 solo), six tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks
• Parents are Stacy and Eric Chambers