Sophomore (2017): Saw action in three games ... Appeared in games at Sacred Heart (9/2), vs. Campbell (9/23) and vs. San Diego (10/28) ... Had two tackles on the season ... Made both tackles in the game at Sacred Heart (9/2) ... Named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
2016: Suffered an ankle injury during preseason practice and redshirted ... Was named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll ... Has a 3.95 overall GPA.
Freshman (2015): Saw action in one game, against Ave Maria ... Recorded one tackle in that game and it was for a loss of seven yards ... Was named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Was a three-year letter winner for coach Bob Hudson while playing defensive end, defensive tackle and linebacker ... Helped his team to a 37-4 record over three years ... Was a first team All-County selection by both the Tampa Tribune and Tampa Bay Times ... Had 74 total tackles as a senior with 11 tackles for loss, including six sacks ... Also had 17 QB hurries ... Finished his prep career with 178 total tackles, including 25 tackles for loss with 14 sacks ... Was credited with a total of 30 QB hurries ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated with a weighted 4.44 GPA ... Was also active with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) as well as the FCA ... Was a Relay for Life captain for two years ... Chose Stetson over Davidson, Florida Tech, Cornell, Penn and Valparaiso.
Personal: Full name is Regis William Steighner ... Was born on November 26, 1996 ... Is the son of Dawn and Mark Steighner ... Has one brother, Colton (15) ... His uncle, David Steighner, was a collegiate wrestler at Bucknell (1983-87) ... Is an Economics major and hopes to go to law school.