A versatile player that competed at both safety and linebacker in high school, but is expected to slot in at linebacker in college ... Rated as a three-star talent by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports ... ESPN ranks him as the No. 62 player at his position in this year’s recruiting class, while 247Sports lists him at No. 71 ... 247Sports also ranks him as the No. 102 player coming out of Texas in 2018.
High School: Played for coach Lee Fedora at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas ... Racked up 61 total tackles during his senior season, including 38 that were unassisted ... One of his tackles went for a loss ... Also defended four passes, including two during A&M Consolidated’s 19-13 win over College Park on Sept. 22, 2017 ... As a senior, he intercepted one pass, forced one fumble and recovered three more ... Returned one of his fumble recoveries for a touchdown - one of four that he scored in 2017 ... His other three touchdowns came as a receiver, as he hauled in four passes for 102 yards and three scores ... Included in his three receiving scores was a 71-yard touchdown reception during A&M Consolidated’s 52-47 victory over Magnolia on Sept. 8, 2017 ... Logged 79 tackles, including 25 solo stops and five tackles for loss, during his junior season ... Also racked up 85 tackles as a sophomore at A&M Consolidated ... Thirty-three of his sophomore-season tackles were unassisted and five resulted in a loss for the opposing offense ... Credited with one quarterback hurry during his high school career ... Intercepted six total passes during his sophomore and junior seasons, as he tallied two during the 2015 season and a career-high four in 2016 ... Also scored two more receiving touchdowns on five total catches as a sophomore in 2015 ... Helped A&M Consolidated compete in the UIL 5A D1 State Football Championships in each of his four seasons at the school ... A&M Consolidated averaged just under eight wins per season during his time, and reached the nine-win mark twice (2015 and 2017) ... Also ran track in high school, competing in the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay ... Chose Oklahoma State over Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa State, Kansas, Minnesota, North Texas, SMU and UTSA.
Personal: Born March 1, 2000, in Houston, Texas. … Son of Katie Harvell and Dee Peel ... Father played football at Texas State ... Plans to study Kinesiology at Oklahoma State.