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3 Darrell McNeal
2008 (Junior): Led the Warhawks in receptions with 51 and in receiving yards with 558...finished the season with nine total touchdowns -- four receiving, four rushing and one passing..his four rushing touchdowns were the most by a wide receiver in ULM history...caught a career-high 10 passes for 84 yards at Middle Tennessee -- the 10 receptions are tied for the sixth most in school history...caught eight passes for a career-high 149 yards at Arkansas State...had eight catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns against Alabama A&M...threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to J.J. McCoy against North Texas...finished third on the team with 700 all-purpose yards (558 rec., 40 rush, 102 pr)...also led the team averaging 50.7 receiving yards per game...caught a pass in all 11 games played

2007 (Sophomore): Named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week after catching two touchdown passes and running for ­another against Florida International -- finished the game with seven ­catches for a then-career-high 120 yards...led the Warhawks with 54 catches for 502 yards on the season (41.8 per game)...second on the team with four receiving touchdowns...had seven catches for 81 yards against Grambling State...hauled in a then-career-best nine passes against Middle Tennessee...had a reception in the final 11 games of the season...led the team with 12 punt returns for 94 yards...finished third on team with 631 all-purpose yards

2006 (RS-Freshman):  Played in all 12 games...third on team in ­receiving with 276 yards and fourth on team in rushing with 54 yards...led team in punt returns with 5.2 yards per return…­second on team in kick returns at 17.8 yards per return…third in all-­purpose yards with 617…also threw the ball four times with three ­completions for 117 yards and a touchdown…had season-high 145 all-purpose yards against Florida Atlantic

2005 (Freshman):  Redshirted

Prep:  Led team to semifinals of the state playoffs for three straight years...two-time 4A all-state and all-district Offensive Most Valuable Player selection...Glenwood SportsCare/News Star All-Northeast Louisiana Bert Jones Offensive Player of the Year Award Winner...as a senior, rushed 147 times for 891 yards and 19 touchdowns, while passing for 402 yards and four touchdowns...also caught the ball 19 times for 283 yards and two touchdowns...played ­shortstop for the Tigers

Personal:  Born Jan. 28, 1987…son of Darrell McNeal, Sr. and Julie Madison…has a brother, Darrius, and four sisters, ­Kinyada, Shaquita, Ishana and Iana…cousin, Rodney McNeal, played ­football at ULM…majoring in criminal justice
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Monroe, La.
High School: Neville HS