VALLOS AT A GLANCE:
VALLOS AT A GLANCE:
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Seattle as a draft choice 7/13/07; Released by Seattle 9/1/07; Signed by Seattle (practice squad) 9/4/07; Signed by Seattle 1/14/08; Waived by Seattle 9/5/10; Acquired via waivers by Cleveland 9/6/10; Signed by Philadelphia 3/19/12; Released by Philadelphia 8/31/12; Signed by Philadelphia 9/18/12; Released by Philadelphia 10/23/12; Signed by Jacksonville 10/30/12; Released by Jacksonville 11/3/12; Signed by Jacksonville 11/5/12; Signed by Denver 7/28/13.
2013: Vallos played 15 games in his first season with the Broncos in 2013... Participated in 107 special-teams snaps in addition to nine offensive snaps...Made his postseason debut in the Divisional Round vs. S.D. (1/12).
2012: Vallos played four games in 2012, appearing in two contests each for Philadelphia and Jacksonville, including one start for the Jaguars... Committed just one penalty and did not allow a sack.
2011: Vallos appeared in one game for Cleveland.
2010: Vallos played seven games for Cleveland.
2009: Vallos appeared in all 16 games (3 starts) for the second-consecutive season for Seattle... Did not commit a penalty and allowed just .25 sacks.
2008: Vallos played all 16 games (5 starts) as a rookie for Seattle... Flagged just once for a false start penalty and allowed one sack on the season.
COLLEGE: Vallos started a school-record 48 games at Wake Forest University... Earned All-America and All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a senior after grading out at 90 percent for the season with 92.5 knockdown blocks....Named to the honorable mention All-ACC team after starting all 11 games for the Demon Deacons and helping the team average more than 197 rushing yards per game that led the conference as a junior... Selected to the second team All-ACC as a sophomore by the media and first-team All-ACC by Rivals.com after starting 11 games for the Deacons, appearing at every offensive line position except center... Earned third-team Freshman All-America and Freshman All-ACC honors as a redshirt freshman after starting all 12 games and averaging 8.2 knockdowns per game.
PERSONAL: Vallos earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track and field (discus and shot put) at Boardman High School in Boardman, Ohio... Earned first-team all-conference honors in football and track...Received honorable mention on the AP All-Ohio team... Played in the North-South and Big 33 all-star games...Set school wrestling records for single-season (24) and career (58) pins... Steve Vallos was born on December 28, 1983 in Youngstown, Ohio.
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