As he settled in to watch Day 3 of the NFL draft Saturday, Air Force safety Weston Steelhammer received news that immediately altered his future.
But he never received a call. He never heard from an NFL team. He never got that moment to celebrate his leap to the pros.
Instead, he only read that the opportunity he had worked months to try to obtain had suddenly vanished.
“I first found out waking up to a Denver Post article and bunch of text messages (Saturday),” Steelhammer said. “I was shocked as much as anyone else was. I thought it would be a pretty neat day, however it went down. I definitely didn’t think it would go down the way it did.”
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