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Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals … The next in a long line of Cibolo Steele high school graduates to play football at Oklahoma State, joining a group that includes safety Jordan Sterns, linebacker Ryan Simmons, offensive lineman Deionte Noel and cornerback JayVeon Cardwell.

High School: Played for coach David Saenz at Cibolo Steele HS … Helped guide Steele to the 2017 UIL State Championship Class 6A-D2 Region 4 Finals … Was part of a defense that led Steele to a 14-2 record (7-0 district) and finished runner-up in Texas’ Class 6A-D2 in 2016 … Steele was a semifinalist in 2015, as the Knights finished with a 14-1 record (6-0 district) during his freshman season … Racked up 48 total tackles, defended four passes, recovered two fumbles and logged one interception during his senior season … Intercepted two passes and added nine pass breakups and 37 tackles during his junior campaign in 2017 … Contributed heavily in Steele’s 17 victories over his final two seasons and was on a Steele team that won 45 games during his high school career … Also on the track and field team … Part of KEY Club, Business Professionals of America and a first team all-academic selection … Chose Oklahoma State over offers from North Texas, Texas State, UTSA and several others.

Personal: Born Sept. 16, 2000 in San Antonio, Texas … Son of Harvey and Jonnell Player … Second cousin, Donald Driver, played for the Green Bay Packers … Plans to study business management.

Xavier Player
  • DB
  • 6-0
  • 175
  • Cibolo, TX
  • Steele HS