Trevon Mason isn’t a big fan of the cold, but he better get used to it if he wants to stick with his new team.
The former Arizona Wildcats defensive lineman has signed a rookie free agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the second player from the 2021 team to sign a full deal after wide receiver Stanley Berryhill III with the Atlanta Falcons.
If he makes the team Mason, who had previously attended a rookie minicamp for the New York Jets, would be the first former UA player to play for the Steelers since safety Robert Golden did so from 2012-17.
Mason played at Arizona for three seasons, starting 24 games from 2019-21 after transferring from Navarro Community College in Texas. In 2021 he started 11 games, earning a Pac-12 honorable mention nod after logging 42 tackles with 7.5 for loss and 2.5 sacks.
For his career, Mason had 106 tackles (15 for loss) with 3.5 sacks.