Conference: Missouri Valley
40 Time: 5.35
Biography: Two-year starter awarded All-Conference and All-American honors since his junior season.
Positives: Hard-working, small-area blocker who makes the most of his abilities. Strong at the point, turns defenders off the line, blocks with a nasty attitude, and strikes opponents with good hand punch. Keeps his feet moving, and stays square. Keeps his feet moving, stays square and shows ability as a position blocker, turning defenders off the ball then sealing them from the action. Quick and effective with the shotgun snap.
Negatives: Stiff, struggles to adjust, and ineffective in space or on the move. He lacks great footwork and cannot slide laterally.
Analysis: Steichen is a hard-working blocker best playing in a phone booth. He has the style necessary for a power running offense, and yet he must get stronger and add bulk to his frame to be a straight in that system.
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