Video Archive Clip 2003 to 2009 - Yaden, Steven R. - Ages 15 to 21 - Life by the Yard: Diary of a Fullback - PART 1 OF 2 - The recorded football carries of Steve Yaden (13 min 53 sec)
2003 to 2005 - Thompson Valley High School (Eagles) / Loveland, CO - Fullback
2006 - Midland Lutheran College (Warriors) / Fremont, NE - Fullback
2007 - Doane College (Tigers) / Crete, NE - Redshirt year
2008 & 2009 - Doane College (Tigers) / Crete, NE - Tight End
Note from Dad:
Steve averaged just over 5 yards per carry as a fullback for Thompson Valley High School. He had a passion for the 1st down, and appreciated every inch of turf between the yard markers. Steve took greatest pride in being the go-to guy when it was "3rd down and a few to go" with the game on the line. In 2005 the Thompson Valley Eagles won their first Northern Conference Title in 16 years, and advanced through two playoff rounds to the Colorado State 4A Semifinals.
In college Steve's primary role was as a blocking tight end in the "smash-mouth" run-oriented configurations of the Doane College offense.