The Steelers are going through minicamp with a no-name group of linebackers, but coordinator Dick LeBeau won't declare it a state of emergency.
LATROBE – Through the first two weeks of training camp, rookie inside linebacker Rian Wallace impressed those people who watched tape of the Steelers' practices, and only those people.
August 23, 2005
There aren't many players from Temple running around the NFL. The program, in fact, gets so little respect that it's been booted out of the Big East. That's the same Big East that was forced to raid Conference USA to have enough schools to continue as a football conference after three of its teams bolted for the ACC.
Had Rian Wallace waited a year, perhaps he would've been drafted earlier than the fifth round.
<b>PITTSBURGH -</b> Coming into the weekend, the Steelers believed they'd find players deep into the second day of the draft. <br><br>
Believing is seeing, though, and at every turn they saw a player they liked.
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler talks about his newest player LB Rian Wallace and listen to Rian talk about be drafted by the Steelers.