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Cypress Springs safety Leon O’Neal Jr. was named to the ESPN Top 300 list for the Class of 2018.
O’Neal Jr., the only Cy Springs athlete named to the list, was ranked the No. 115 athlete overall and No. 9 safety. In addition, ESPN has him ranked as the No. 17 best athlete in the state of Texas.
O’Neal Jr. is coming off a junior season where he led the Panthers in numerous defensive statistics. Those included interceptions (2), passes defended (5) and total (114), assisted (33) and solo tackles (81).
This past June the rising senior verbally committed to Texas A&M University. He is currently the highest rated recruit for the Aggies’ Class of 2018.