Miami Dolphins Cornerback Arrested: Xavien Howard Biography, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend (Keli Long), Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Xavien Howard Biography

Xavien Howard is an American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor and was drafted in the second round (38th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Dolphins.

Quick Bio You Need to Know

BornJuly 4, 1993 (age 26 years), Houston, Texas, United States
Height1.85 m
Current teamMiami Dolphins (#25 / Cornerback)
EducationWheatley High School, Baylor University

Early years

Howard is a native of the Fifth Ward area of Houston. Howard attended Wheatley High School in Houston, Texas. He played cornerback and quarterback on the football team. He committed to Baylor University to play college football.
College career
Howard played at Baylor from 2012 to 2015. During his career, he had 98 tackles, 10 interceptions 1.5 sacks, and one touchdown. After his junior year, he declared for the 2016 NFL Draft.

Professional career

Howard was one of 59 collegiate defensive backs to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He completed all of the combine drills and finished tied for 12th among defensive backs in the short shuttle. He attended Baylor’s pro day, along with Shawn Oakman, Andrew Billings, Corey Coleman, Spencer Drango, Jimmy Landes, Grant Campbell, LaQuan McGowan, and nine other teammates. Howard opted to redo the majority of workouts and improved on all his combine numbers with scouts and representatives from all 32 NFL teams looking on, including head coaches Mike Tomlin (Steelers) and Bill O’Brien (Texans). He lowered his time in the 40-yard dash (4.44s), increased his vertical jump (38″), and also ran a quicker three-cone drill (6.91s) among others. Howard attended private workouts and visits with multiple NFL teams, including the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Tennessee Titans. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Howard was projected to be a second or third-round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. He was ranked the eighth-best cornerback prospect in the draft by, was ranked the ninth-best cornerback by NFL analysts Mike Mayock and Gil Brandt, and was ranked the 15th best defensive back in the draft by Sports Illustrated.

Off-the-Field Issues

On December 29, 2019, Howard was arrested on domestic battery charges by the Davie (Fla.) Police Department. Howard allegedly pushed his fiancee into a mirror and causing her to fall.

Xavien Howard Arrested

Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard was arrested late Sunday in Davie, Florida, and charged with domestic battery following an alleged incident involving his fiancee and a disagreement over her purse.

Further details were not immediately available.  

According to the arrest report obtained by the Daily Mail, Howard grabbed his fiancee’s arms and pushed her against a mirrored glass wall in their bedroom, causing her to fall onto his walking crutch.


According to the police report, the fight began with a disagreement over the alleged victim’s purse, which she recently purchased. However, further details about the argument have not been revealed.  According to the police report, the fight began with a disagreement over the alleged victim’s purse, which she recently purchased. However, further details about the argument have not been revealed.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Dolphin Xavien Howard was arrested on Sunday after an alleged incident with his fiance and a dispute over her purse over a household battery
    The exact details of the wallet dispute have not been released
    According to the incident report, Howard grabbed his fiancee’s arms and pressed them against a mirrored glass wall, causing her to fall on his crutch
    Howard, who recently had knee surgery, was processed and taken to a local hospital and then to Broward County Jail, where a $ 3,000 bail was fixed
    An officer reported scratches and redness on Howard’s fiance’s forearm
    Howard and his fiance are reported to have three children together
    Howard, who played only five games this year, signed a five-year contract with the Dolphins for $ 75.25 million and is under contract until the 2024 season