Neal in 2016
|No. 22 Atlanta Falcons|
|Date of birth:||July 26, 1995|
|Place of birth:||Webster, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||211 lb (96 kg)|
|High school:||Bushnell (FL) South Sumter|
|NFL Draft:||2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2016|
Neal attended South Sumter High School in Bushnell, Florida. As a senior he had 70 tackles and had four interceptions and as a junior had 151 tackles and four interceptions. He committed to the University of Florida to play college football.
Neal played in all 12 games as a true freshman in 2013, recording five tackles. As a sophomore in 2014, he played in 10 games with eight starts and had 45 tackles and three interceptions. As a junior he started 11 of 12 games, recording 96 tackles, an interception and two sacks. After the season he entered the 2016 NFL Draft.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 0 in||211 lb||32¾ in||10⅝ in||4.56 s||1.62 s||2.69 s||4.38 s||7.09 s||38 in||11 ft in||17 reps|
|All values from Florida Pro Day and NFL Combine|
On April 28, 2016, Neal was selected in the 1st round of the 2016 NFL Draft with the 17th overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons. During a 2016 preseason game, Neal suffered a knee injury, leading to him to miss the first few weeks of the regular season. Neal made his professional debut in week 3 of his rookie season in a game against the Saints.
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