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  • Sun., May. 31, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT Packers Coaching School

    The Green Bay Packers are set to host the team’s second annual “Green Bay Packers Coaching School” at Lambeau Field on Sunday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The complimentary coaching school has a curriculum exclusively designed for youth football coaches, and can accommodate a maximum of 300 coaches. The event will feature innovative classroom sessions in the Lambeau Field Atrium, as well as on-field football instruction from top local high school and youth football coaches in the Don Hutson Center.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 1:35 PM - 2:05 PM CDT Live Mike McCarthy press conf.

    Head Coach Mike McCarthy available in Media Auditorium

  • Wed., Jun. 03, 2015 3:00 PM CDT Mentor-Protégé Program Fourth Session Celebration The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program is set to recognize the successes of the program’s fourth session participants on Wednesday, June 3, at a reception at 3 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium.
  • Sat., Jun. 06, 2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic The 18th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 6, inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers’ indoor practice facility.
  • Wed., Jun. 10, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

Players

Mike Neal
LB/DE #96
Height:
6-3
Weight:
285
Age:
27
College:
Purdue
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
33
SCK
4.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 97 68 29 15.0 0 1 1 5 -- 5 0 2 0
2014 GB 16 3 33 20 13 4.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 GB 16 10 47 36 11 5.0 -- 1 1 5 5 5 0 1 --
2012 GB 11 1 11 8 3 4.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 GB 7 0 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 GB 2 0 3 3 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SEA L 16-36 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NYJ W 31-24 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @DET L 7-19 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @CHI W 38-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 MIN W 42-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @MIA W 27-24 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CAR W 38-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 23-44 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CHI W 55-14 4 1 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 PHI W 53-20 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @MIN W 24-21 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 NE W 26-21 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 ATL W 43-37 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @BUF L 13-21 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @TB W 20-3 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 DET W 30-20 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Pro Highlights

  • Undertook the challenge of learning the outside linebacker position prior to 2013, dropping significant weight to man the versatile stand-up post and seeing time in a hybrid OLB/DE role that allowed him to contribute career highs in every major statistical category.
  • Was pressed into extended action due to injuries and appeared on more than 660 snaps at OLB, in the process establishing personal bests for games played (16), starts (10), tackles (61), solo tackles (39), sacks (five) and INTs (one).
  • Appeared in 11 games in 2012, finishing with 18 tackles (10 solo) and ranking second on the team behind LB Clay Matthews with 4½ sacks. 
  • Was limited to just nine games over the course of his first two seasons, missing all but two games of his rookie campaign with abdominal/shoulder injuries and then suffering a knee sprain in training camp that sidelined him until midseason in 2011.
  • Injured his right shoulder in Week 5 and was eventually placed on injured reserve leading into Week 8 in 2010.

 

COLLEGE

Played in 46 games with 23 starts as a four-year letterman for the Boilermakers, with all of the starts coming in his final two seasons…Finished his career with 99 tackles (56 solo), including 26 tackles for a loss, and 13 sacks…Played in a pair of all-star games, the East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl, following his senior campaign…Posted several team weightlifting records, including a 510-pound bench press and a 615-pound squat…Graduated with a degree in health and fitness.

                       

PERSONAL

Given name Michael Jamel Neal…Single…Born in Gary, Ind. …Welcomed the birth of his daughter, Michelle, in March 2014…Father, Michael, was a two-time all-conference DT at Weber State (1986-87), where he played for longtime college head coach Mike Price…His father also went to training camp with the N.Y. Giants in 1988…High school: First-team all-state selection as a senior at Merrillville (Ind.) High…Posted 59 tackles, including 24 for a loss and 12 sacks, along with 20 QB hurries, six passes defensed and a blocked kick that season…Ranked as No. 29 strongside DE in the nation and the No. 6 player in Indiana by Rivals.com…Registered 49 tackles, including 14 for a loss and four sacks, with three pass breakups and a fumble recovery as a junior…Also played TE…Lettered twice in basketball…Community involvement: Participated in a Q&A session and threw footballs to guests at an event for the Green Bay Traffic Club...Hobbies/interests: Enjoys going to church, watching movies and playing video games…Lists Joel Osteen as his favorite author and Men of Honor as his favorite movie...Likes to collect sneakers, particularly Air Jordans…Residence: Merrillville, Ind.

Pro Highlights

  • Undertook the challenge of learning the outside linebacker position prior to 2013, dropping significant weight to man the versatile stand-up post and seeing time in a hybrid OLB/DE role that allowed him to contribute career highs in every major statistical category.
  • Was pressed into extended action due to injuries and appeared on more than 660 snaps at OLB, in the process establishing personal bests for games played (16), starts (10), tackles (61), solo tackles (39), sacks (five) and INTs (one).
  • Appeared in 11 games in 2012, finishing with 18 tackles (10 solo) and ranking second on the team behind LB Clay Matthews with 4½ sacks. 
  • Was limited to just nine games over the course of his first two seasons, missing all but two games of his rookie campaign with abdominal/shoulder injuries and then suffering a knee sprain in training camp that sidelined him until midseason in 2011.
  • Injured his right shoulder in Week 5 and was eventually placed on injured reserve leading into Week 8 in 2010.

 

COLLEGE

Played in 46 games with 23 starts as a four-year letterman for the Boilermakers, with all of the starts coming in his final two seasons…Finished his career with 99 tackles (56 solo), including 26 tackles for a loss, and 13 sacks…Played in a pair of all-star games, the East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl, following his senior campaign…Posted several team weightlifting records, including a 510-pound bench press and a 615-pound squat…Graduated with a degree in health and fitness.

                       

PERSONAL

Given name Michael Jamel Neal…Single…Born in Gary, Ind. …Welcomed the birth of his daughter, Michelle, in March 2014…Father, Michael, was a two-time all-conference DT at Weber State (1986-87), where he played for longtime college head coach Mike Price…His father also went to training camp with the N.Y. Giants in 1988…High school: First-team all-state selection as a senior at Merrillville (Ind.) High…Posted 59 tackles, including 24 for a loss and 12 sacks, along with 20 QB hurries, six passes defensed and a blocked kick that season…Ranked as No. 29 strongside DE in the nation and the No. 6 player in Indiana by Rivals.com…Registered 49 tackles, including 14 for a loss and four sacks, with three pass breakups and a fumble recovery as a junior…Also played TE…Lettered twice in basketball…Community involvement: Participated in a Q&A session and threw footballs to guests at an event for the Green Bay Traffic Club...Hobbies/interests: Enjoys going to church, watching movies and playing video games…Lists Joel Osteen as his favorite author and Men of Honor as his favorite movie...Likes to collect sneakers, particularly Air Jordans…Residence: Merrillville, Ind.