2011-12 (RS Junior) After only scoring in double figures twice prior to the season, managed to do so in four of his 19 games in 2011-12 while scoring 125 points, the most of any season in his career ... had 51 assists, the most of any season in his career ... when attempting more than one shot, shot below 50 percent just six times ... averaged 4.3 assists per game over the last three games ... matched a career high with seven assists and added nine points in the loss at Mississippi ... recorded a career-high 15 points by going 8-of-10 from the free-throw line with six rebounds and three assists at Arkansas ... scored 10 points with a career-high seven assists and five steals in the win over Tennessee ... was held to two points at Auburn, but matched a then-career high in assists with five in his first start of the season ... hit what proved to be the eventual game-winning shot in overtime against Mississippi as the shot clock expired ... hauled in a career-high eight rebounds at South Carolina ... had seven points with two steals and two assists at MSU ... had nine points and four assists in his second game of the season at Georgia ... finished one point shy of a then-career high with nine points in his first game of the season at Georgia Tech ... returned to the active roster on Jan. 2 after being medically cleared to return to competition ... announced in June, 2011, his intent to seek a medical hardship due to lingering concussion symptoms from a concussion suffered against Kentucky in the SEC Tournament.
2010-11 (RS Sophomore) Played for the first time in more than a year with 15 minutes against Toledo ... had five points in six minutes at Mississippi State ... team outscored South Carolina by 10 points with him on the floor ... added 12 solid minutes in the win over Kentucky ... made his most solid contributions with seven points and four rebounds in 18 minutes against LSU ... was a part of the most productive lineup in the home contest against MSU ... made his first start of the season at Tennessee ... played a season-high 30 minutes at LSU and matched a career high with 10 points ... suffered a concussion in the final minutes of the SEC Tournament game against Kentucky and missed the remainder of the season with concussion symptoms.
2009-10 (Sophomore) Played in and started the first six games of the season before being sidelined with a stress fracture in his left ankle that ultimately required season-ending surgery ... played in a season-high 30 minutes in the loss to Florida State at the Old Spice Classic ... had a season-high seven points against both Jackson State and Providence ... shot 50 percent (7-of-14) from the floor in limited action ... averaged 2.3 assists in the final three games he appeared in.
2008-09 (Freshman) Played in 29 games and averaged 3.3 points per outing ... earned the team's Guy Lee Turner Defensive Award as the team's top defender ... scored eight points and sank 2-or-2 shots from three-point range versus Auburn ... played 24 minutes off the bench at Mississippi and had a career-high seven rebounds and four assists ... had nine points in a career-high 36 minutes at Auburn ... scored 10 points in his first game against Florida A&M ... grabbed four rebounds and scored seven points in the home win over Arkansas ... had the second best assist-to-turnover ratio on the team at 1.5 ... averaged 4.7 points in the final six games of the season.
High School Graduated from John Carroll Catholic High School in Birmingham, Ala ... the 2008 Alabama Sportswriters Association Class 5A Player of the Year ... a 2008 Alabama Sportswriters' Association First-Team Super All-State selection and First-Team Class 5A All-State selection ... the 2008 Birmingham Tip-off Club Player of the Year ... played in the 2008 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Game ... the 2008 Birmingham News Metro Player of the Year ... First Team All-Metro ... scored 1,501 points, had 696 rebounds, had 337 assists, and had 305 steals in his prep career ... as a senior in 2008, he averaged 16.1 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 4.6 assists ... shot 54 percent from the field as a senior and 48 percent for his high school career ... the 2007 Birmingham News Metro Player of the Year and a First-Team All-Metro selection ... a 2007 Alabama Sportswriters Association Class 5A First-Team All-State selection ... named the 2007 Central Region Most Valuable Player and All-Central Region Tournament ... a member of the 2007 Class 6A All-State Tournament Team ... named to the 2007 Over the Mountain Journal Player of the Year ... coached by Marty Smith at John Carroll ... also was a football recruit, completing 194-of-324 passes for 2,367 yards and 14 touchdowns in 10 games in 2007 ... was active in high school as student council member ... member of the Math National Honor Society, the French National Honor Society, the National Honor Society and the Campus Ministry Team
Personal Born May 14, 1990 ... son of Ronald and Linda Steele ... has one brother, Ronald, a former point guard for the Crimson Tide ... majoring in marketing.