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Donte Neal 35
Donte Neal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Seguin

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Free Safety


About Neal...

Ranked by Super Prep as the nation's No. 81 safety prospect coming out of the 2007 recruiting class ... Will be joined at Mizzou by Seguin teammate Kendall Irving ... Was a 1st-Team All-District pick each of his last 2 years ... Registered 88 tackles as a senior in 2006, with 8 TFLs and 5 QB sacks, while notching 73 tackles, 3 TFLs and 1 QB sack during his junior campaign of 2005, when he helped guide his team to a 4th-place finish in the state playoffs ... Added 35 tackles as a sophomore and grabbed 3 INTs on the year ... Also starred in track at Seguin, where he holds the school record in the long jump, at 23 feet, 5 inches ... High school coach - Ricky Albus ... Chose Mizzou over Wisconsin, Texas A&M, Kansas State and Kansas, among others ... Parents - Danny Neal & Naomi Timberlake ... Primary Mizzou recruiter - Dave Steckel.