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Steve Slaton
RB #23
Height:
5-9
Weight:
208
College:
West Virginia
Hometown:
Levittown, PA
Experience:
5

Biography

Slaton joined the Dolphins after spending his first four seasons with the Houston Texans (2008-11) ... During that time he rushed for 1,824 yards and 12 touchdowns and has caught 98 passes for 811 yards and five touchdowns ... Set a Texans franchise single-season rookie rushing record with 1,282 yards, which also led all rookie running backs, in 2008 ... Also had five career 100-yard games ... Originally selected by the Texans in third round (89th pick overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.
PRO: Slaton joined the Dolphins after spending his first four seasons with the Houston Texans (2008-11) ... During that time he rushed for 1,824 yards and 12 touchdowns and has caught 98 passes for 811 yards and five touchdowns ... Set a Texans franchise single-season rookie rushing record with 1,282 yards, which also led all rookie running backs, in 2008 ... Also had five career 100-yard games ... Originally selected by the Texans in third round (89th pick overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE: Played collegiately at West Virginia, where he rushed for 3,923 yards during his career, ranking third on the school's all-time record list and third in Big East history ... Set the WVU career record for rushing touchdowns with 50.

PERSONAL: Slaton attended Conwell-Egan (Levittown, Pa.) Catholic High School, where he earned All-Conference honors in each of his four seasons on the gridiron ... Was also named the Most Valuable Player of the Philadelphia Catholic League and was chosen All-Area by most of the local news services, in addition to adding All-State accolades as a junior and senior ... Born, January 4, 1986.
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 45 442 9.8 1,896 4.3 42.1 13 71 93 21 18 5 7
2011 MIA 3 17 5.7 64 3.8 21.3 1 28 2 11.8 1 0 0
2011 HOU 3 7 2.3 20 2.9 6.7 0 13 1 14.3 0 0 0
2010 HOU 12 19 1.6 93 4.9 7.8 0 23 4 21.1 1 0 0
2009 HOU 11 131 11.9 437 3.3 39.7 3 32T 26 19.8 3 0 5
2008 HOU 16 268 16.8 1,282 4.8 80.1 9 71T 60 22.4 13 5 2
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 45 100 808 8.1 18 46 5 9 1 35 3
2011 MIA 3 2 -3 -1.5 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 3 1 6 6 2 6 0 0 0 0 0
2010 HOU 12 3 11 3.7 0.9 12 0 0 0 1 0
2009 HOU 11 44 417 9.5 37.9 38T 4 5 0 20 2
2008 HOU 16 50 377 7.5 23.6 46 1 4 1 14 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 45 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 MIA 3 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 12 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 11 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 HOU 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 45 10 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 MIA 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 HOU 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 11 7 5 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 HOU 16 3 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 45 42 852 20.3 50 0 23 2 0 0
2011 MIA 3 3 85 28.3 42 0 2 1 0 0
2011 HOU 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 12 39 767 19.7 50 0 21 1 0 0
2009 HOU 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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