Football


T.J. Neal
T.J. Neal
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
McKeeseport, Pa.

High School:
McKeeseport

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
3-3

12/10/2014

Illini Collect 57 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom

10/25/2014

Defensive Effort Lifts Illinois to 28-24 Victory Against Gophers

V'Angelo Bentley's fourth-quarter scoop and score proved the difference in win.

10/25/2014

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Minnesota, October 25 2014

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Minnesota, October 25 2014

08/31/2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

12/09/2012

Seniors, Award Winners Honored at Annual Banquet

Pocic, Williams Voted 2012 Captains

11/30/2013

Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)

Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)

11/23/2013

Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013

Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013

10/26/2013

Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013

Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013

10/19/2013

Illinois vs. Wisconsin - October 19, 2013

Illinois vs. Wisconsin - October 19, 2013

09/07/2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

2013 Redshirt Freshman: Played in all 12 games ... Posted 38 tackles, 1.0 TFL and one QB hurry ... Recorded a career-high seven tackles against Ohio State ... Returned a kickoff 17 yards against Michigan State ... Notched his first career QB hurry and had four tackles at Nebraska ... Recorded five tackles against Washington ... Saw his first action at Illinois in the season-opener against SIU, recording three tackes, including two solos, and his first career TFL ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Freshman: Redshirted the 2012 season.

High School: A three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 24 inside linebacker in the nation and the No. 16 player in Pennsylvania by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 16 prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals.com and the No. 28 prospect in the state by SuperPrep ... Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class 4A All-State team in 2011 ... Also named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Fabulous 22 team, the East Regional Fabulous 22 team and the All-Foothills Conference team at linebacker in 2011 ... Also played fullback, rushing for 190 yards and four touchdowns on 27 carries (7.0 ypc) in 2011.

Personal: First name is Tyrone ... Son of Mia Piri and Tyrone Neal ... Born Dec. 18, 1993 ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 7 vs. Ohio State, 11/16/13
Solos: 2, 5x (last vs. Ohio State, 11/16/13)
TFLs: 1.0 vs. Southern Illinois, 8/31/13
Sacks: -
QB Hurries: 1, twice (last vs. Northwestern, 11/30/13)
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumbles Recovered: -
PBUs: -
Interception: -
Interception Return Yards: -
Touchdowns: -

Career Statistics:

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Updated July 2014

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