PRO: Signed free agent contract with Roughriders in April, 2004.
2013: Dressed in 13 regular season games, West Semi-Final, West Final and Grey Cup…missed the first five games due to injury…finished with nine carries for 24 yards, seven receptions for 83 yards, eight special teams tackles and one fumble return…added two catches for 18 yards in the playoffs…had three carries for 32 yards, two catches for seven yards and one special teams tackle in the Grey Cup.
2012: Dressed in all 18 regular season games and West Semi-Final at fullback…had seven catches for 71 yards and a touchdown…also played special teams, recording six tackles.
CAREER: Dressed in all 18 regular season games at fullback in 2011…also played on special teams…finished the regular season with 18 carries for 88 yards and one touchdown…11 catches for 129 yards and one touchdown…one kick-off return for 14 yards…added five special teams tackles…dressed in all 18 regular season games, both playoff games and the Grey Cup game as a back-up fullback…also played on special teams…finished the regular season with one catch for eight yards and one touchdown, four kick-off returns for 35 yards and 15 special team tackles…Dressed in all 18 regular season games, both playoff games and the Grey Cup game as a back-up fullback…also played on special teams…finished the regular season with one catch for eight yards and one touchdown, four kick-off returns for 35 yards and 15 special team tackles…Dressed in seven regular season games, the West Final and the Grey Cup game in 2009…missed remainder of season due to injury…finished the season with a reception for three yards and five special team tackles…dressed in 12 regular season games and the West Semi-Final in 2008…started three games at running back…finished the season with 35 rushes for 130 yards and four touchdowns…also had 16 receptions for 187 yards and three touchdowns…dressed in all 18 regular season games as a backup running back in 2007…also dressed in both playoff games and Grey Cup game…had first career reception for eight yards in week 10…scored first CFL touchdown in week 17…dressed in 15 regular season games and both playoff games as backup running back…led team and was seventh in the CFL with 22 special teams tackles…dressed in five regular season games as backup running back in 2005…missed remainder of season due to injury…had three special teams tackles…dressed in 14 regular season games as backup running back and receiver in 2004…also dressed in Western Semi-Final and Western Final…made CFL and Rider debut in week 5.
COLLEGE: Spent five seasons with the University of Regina Rams…led team in rushing in his senior year with 1,057 yards and 11 touchdowns on 160 carries…also picked up 161 receiving yards, 240 punt returns, 226 kickoff yards…led the Canada West Conference in all-purpose yards with 1,684…was named to the Canada West All-Star team in senior season…finished University career with 2,934 rushing yards, 1,234 receiving yards, 758 yards on punt returns, and 741 yards on kickoff returns…was a 2002 CIS All-Canadian…named Male Athlete of the Year at the University of Regina in 2003.
PERSONAL: Neal was born and raised in Regina where he remains to live year-round with his wife Chloe, daughter Callie and son Logan…is involved in numerous charity and community events across the province and is presenter and coordinator for the Fine Foods Community Youth Challenge…has his degree in Education from the University of Regina...has a passion for the outdoors and in the off-season you can find Neal spending time with family and friends ice fishing or hunting...Neal is also one of many players in the CFL who have come out of Thom Collegiate High school in Regina.