The Pittsburgh Steelers made their second-round selection on Friday night, taking Stephon Tuitt out of Notre Dame. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the defensive end:
1. In 2012, Tuitt earned second-team All American honors while playing for the Irish.
2. The man is LARGE, like Aaron Smith large, weighing in at 304 pounds and standing at 6’5″ tall.
3. As a junior for Notre Dame (2013) Tuitt recorded 49 tackles, nine of them for a loss. With 7.5 sacks and an INT for a touchdown.
4. Rated a 5-star recruit out of high school, he had offers from Georgia Tech and Georgia before accepting a scholarship from Notre Dame.
5. Just check out his facemask: