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|Date of birth:||November 25, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Belle Glade, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||238 lb (108 kg)|
|High school:||Naples (FL) Lely|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Steven Octavien (born November 25, 1984) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns. He played college football at the University of Nebraska.
In his junior season, he won the state title in the discus throw and finished second as a senior. In 2003, his personal-best throw of 193-7 was the tenth-best prep mark in the nation.
Octavien enrolled at Harper College. As freshman, he posted 124 tackles (15 for loss), 8 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 blocked field goals and one blocked punt, while contributing to a 10-1 record. In 2004, he played in only four games because of an injury.
He also was a track standout, running the second leg on the school’s 2004 national champion 4 × 400 metres relay team and winning the Division III junior college discus throw title with a mark of 164-7.
As a redshirt junior, he only played in 9 games after missing 4 four contests while rehabbing a leg injury. He posted 32 tackles (4 for loss), one sack, 2 passes defensed, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble, while contributing for a defense that ranked in the top 25 nationally in scoring defense.
In his last year, he became a starter at Will linebacker, leading the team with 92 total tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 9 quarterback hurries. He also had 3 passes defensed and 2 sacks. He was named the team's Defensive Most Valuable Player.
Kansas City Chiefs
Tampa Bay Storm
On April 3, 2012, the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League signed him as a free agent. His value showed during the season on the field and in the locker room, as a veteran who became a leader for younger teammates.
San Jose SaberCats
- "Chart: Haitian Americans in the NFL". Retrieved 10 March 2017.
- "Cowboys sign Spears, Octavien". Retrieved February 19, 2017.
- "NIGHTHAWKS SIGN FORMER HUSKER STEVE OCTAVIEN". Retrieved February 19, 2017.
- "STORM ACQUIRE FORMER COWBOYS' LINEBACKER". Retrieved February 19, 2017.
- "ALOUETTES WELCOME BACK BROWN, ADD OCTAVIEN". Retrieved February 19, 2017.