The Houston SaberCats added Jeffrey Steele ahead of their 2021 Major League Rugby match in New York. The 28-year-old plays all positions in the front row but is primarily a loosehead prop. He is 6’0″ and 260 lbs.
Jeffrey is from Chicago, Illinois. He attended J.Sterling Morton High School, graduating in 2011. He played football on the offensive line, swam, and played rugby. His senior year, in 2011, the rugby team won the Illinois State Championship. He also played on the Illinois Tornadoes All-Star Rugby team which won the Elk Hart Tournament that year.
He attended Western Illinois University from 2012-2017, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
He played prop for the Chicago Lions and was also their high school coach. Jeffrey joins the Houston SaberCats after playing for their academy team, Rugby HTX.