Played in 10 games last season before suffering a season-ending injury to an ankle...received medical redshirt.
Played locally at Class 5A Lubbock Monterey High School where he played both football and baseball...coached by Fred Oliver...helped lead his team to a 29-7 record, a spot in the regional finals and a sixth place final ranking his senior year...his senior year he was named the District 2-5A Co-MVP, all-city, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal All-South Plains team, first-team all-state and also earned TPX All-America honors...statistically he batted .460 with eight home runs, 17 doubles and 43 RBI.
Born on Sept. 11, 1984 in Lubbock to parents Mike and Karla Steffey...father Mike is a graduate of Texas Tech University and his mother Karla is an alum of Idaho State...has one sister Michaela (16)...enjoys playing golf and X-Box...majoring in pre-dentistry and hopes to become an orthodontist.
GETTING TO KNOW DAVID
Favorite Television Show: Baseball Tonight
Favorite Televsion Channel: ESPN
Favorite Movie: Rounders
Favorite Food: Spagehtti
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Actress: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Major Leaguer: David Ortiz
Favorite Major League Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite Sportscaster: Chris Berman
Started Playing Baseball At Age: 4