Awards and Honors
2011 Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
Fourth on the team in rushing with 158 yards on 41 carries … also had seven catches … returned a kickoff 98 yards for a TD vs. TCU, the second-longest kickoff return in ISU history … only the second non-onside kickoff return for a TD by a Cyclone in Jack Trice Stadium history … scored a TD in three different ways (KOR, Rec., Rush), the first Cyclone to do so since 1963 (Tom Vaughn) … third on the team in touchdowns with four … scored his first career TD on a 27-yard catch vs. Baylor … led the team in rushing at Kansas State with 53 yards on 10 carries and one TD … tallied 48 yards rushing, including a career-long 22-yard run, at Oklahoma … has 239 yards on 57 carries with two rushing TDs in his career.
Played in every game … finished season with 16 carries for 81 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per carry … had a career-high 70 yards on nine carries vs. Western Illinois … had a 38-yard reception at Kansas.
Redshirted first season at Iowa State … named Iowa State’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
Three-star recruit ... ranked seventh among all-purpose running backs by Rivals.com ... ranked 81st among class of 2011 recruits in the state of Florida by Rivals.com ... chose Iowa State over offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Duke, Georgia Tech, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, South Florida, Stanford, Tennessee and Texas Tech ... three-year letterwinner for Jefferson County ... Big Bend Offensive Player of the Year ... helped lead Jefferson county to a 10-3 record, a district championship and a postseason number four ranking in 2010 ... rushed for 2,743 yards and 39 touchdowns as a senior ... scored five touchdowns in season-opening victory over Chiles ... ran for 252 yards and two touchdowns in playoff win over Lafayette ... first-team all-conference as a junior ... rushed for 1,903 yards and collected 25 touchdowns as a junior ... also caught nine passes for 250 yards and four touchdowns his junior season ... on defense, recorded 34 tackles ... coached by Rodell Thomas.
Born June 20, 1992 ... son of Robert and Gloria Nealy ... liberal studies major.