As a high school freshman, weighing a mere 108 pounds at 5’8”, Steve Weatherford decided that if he was going to be the shortest guy on the team – he would make himself the strongest. He lived in the weight room all four years of high school and graduated at 6’3” and 225 pounds.
That’s where his amazing story begins.
Steve is best known as the punter of the New York Giants of the National Football League, with whom he won a Super Bowl in 2013. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Illinois. He also played for the New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets.
Steve is a dedicated husband, involved father, an all-around family man, avid health and fitness role model, a nationally recognized philanthropist, and a Super Bowl winning Punter. Steve is was also recognized by Muscle & Fitness as the fittest man in the NFL.
He and his wife, Laura, have three children, Ace, Carney, and Aurora, and they split their time between New Jersey and California with the family’s French Bulldog, Yoda.
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Steve's Favorite Quote:
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." — Steve Prefontaine
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