Hudson Valley Home Stand
Brandon Hepburn drafted by Lions; Trent Steelman, Gilbert Pena and Mike Rios to sign free agent deals
Four Hudson Valley football standouts learned Saturday that they will get their chance in the NFL.
The Detroit Lions used a seventh-round draft pick-- 245th overall -- on Brandon Hepburn, an inside linebacker who played at North Rockland High School and Florida A&M.
After the draft concluded, former Army quarterback Trent Steelman, who projects as a slot receiver in the NFL, agreed...Read more »
As of now, Trent Steelman has a commitment to serve in the Army next year. But take one look at his Twitter profile, and it’s pretty clear he’d rather be lacing up cleats than combat boots this fall.
“Former Army Football QB and (h)opefully get the opportunity to play at the next level,” Steelman’s profile proclaims.
Thanks to a 2008 directive by the Department of Defense, there is a...Read more »