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#91 Patrick Neal
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 230
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
High School: Valley
Experience: 1st Year
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Patrick Neal
Release: 07/07/2006
Awards and Honors
2011 Bill Daily Award.


Earned Iowa State’s Bill Daily Award for player who made the greatest contributions with little recognition … started all 13 games … completed Iowa State career with 46 games played and 23 starts, including a stretch of 16 in a row to close out career … finished second among defensive linemen with 41 tackles, 4.5 for loss … led the Cyclones with 3.5 sacks … posted career-best eight tackles, 1.5 for loss, and 0.5 sacks in win at Connecticut … forced fumbles against Baylor and Texas A&M … posted five tackles at Missouri … finished with four tackles against Iowa, Texas, Texas A&M and Kansas State … concluded Iowa State career with 98 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and four pass breakups.

Played in every game, starting seven contests … finished the season with 29 tackles, two for loss and a sack … tallied a career-high six tackles in Iowa State’s 28-21 win at Texas … made four tackles at Oklahoma and vs. Kansas State … broke up three passes.


Started the last nine games of the season ... finished campaign with 27 tackles ... recorded one sack ... notched a season-high five tackles at Missouri.


Caught two passes for 23 yards, including a touchdown reception against Missouri.


Redshirted initial collegiate season.

High School
2005 Des Moines Register elite first-team all-state selection ... rated as the No. 7 overall prospect in the state by ... second-team all-state honoree by Iowa Newspaper Association ... PrepStar all-Midwest pick ... coached by Gary Swenson.

Born Nov. 10, 1987 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ... son of Patty and Brian Neal ... father, Brian, played football at Iowa State ... brother, John, played on the Iowa State basketball team ... communications studies major.
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