#6 Riley Neal

QB

Class Graduate
Height 6'6"
Weight 225
Hometown Yorktown, Ind.
High School Yorktown
Bio

As a Graduate Transfer (2019)
• Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award preseason watch list
• Played in 11 games
• Started at quarterback in 10 of 11 appearance
• Completed 57.8% of passes (149-of-258) for 1,585 yards and nine touchdowns
• Came in relief of injured starter to help Commodores defeat Missouri
• Efficient in win over Northern Illinois, completing 75% of passes (21-of-28)
• Threw for 378 yards and two touchdowns at Purdue
• Hit 16 of 24 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns in win over East Tennessee State

The Neal File
• Graduate transfer from Ball State
• Prepped at Yorktown (Ind.)
• 731-of-1219 (60.0 pct.) passing for 7,393 yards, 46 touchdowns, 8,756 total yards
• 194-of-335 passing for 1,917 yards and 11 touchdowns, 357 yards rushing and five scores as a senior
• 242-of-394 passing for 2,541 yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore
• 228-of-391 passing for 2,276 yards and 16 touchdowns as a freshman
• Two-time All-MAC Academic
• High school career record holder with 7,285 passing yards and 78 passing yards
• 2,900 yards passing and 29 touchdowns, rushed for 1,351 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior in high school
• Led high school team to first 11-win season in school history as a senior
• 2014 Indiana Football Coaches Association all-state
• 2014 Associated Press all-state
• 2014 USA Today All-Indiana team
• Full name is Riley Joseph Neal
• Born in Muncie, Ind.
• Son of Jesse and Shawn Neal
• Father played football at Ball State
• One sister, Rhyen, and one brother, Reid

Career Highs
Completions: 24, at Purdue, 9/7/2019
Attempts: 35, at Purdue, 9/7/2019
Passing Yards: 378, at Purdue, 9/7/2019
Touchdown Passes: 2, (2x) last vs. East Tennessee State, 11/23/2019