|Height / Weight:|
6-5 / 245
Markel saw action in 10 of 12 games a second-year tight end... Earned his first career start at Ole Miss in two-tight end alignment... Did not register a catch... Also contributed on special-team coverage units.
Markel did not participate in a game during his first year on campus... Worked during the season as an offensive scout tight end.
Senior captain... Two-way starter (TE/DE) for public school power near Madison... As senior TE, named All-State recognition from state coaches association... Also earned All-Conference and All-Area as senior, helping Cardinals to 8-2 mark, Big 8 Conference championship and state playoff berth... Posted 18 catches for 225 yards and five TDs as senior... Earned three varsity letters in basketball, helping team to conference title as senior... Earned letters for four-time conference champion tennis team... High academic achiever, National Honor Society member.
Cody Steinkamp Markel... Born Sept. 11, 1997... Son of Mark Markel and Lisa Steinkamp... Dad is a veterinarian; mom is a physical therapist... Has an older brother, Tyler... Dad played football at California-Davis; mom played soccer at Stanford University... Enjoys playing hockey.