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Wesley Neighbors Bio

Safety

Ht: 6-foot-1
Wt: 190 lbs
Forty: 4.5 secs

GPA: 3.89
Class: 2008 (High School: Huntsville, AL, Huntsville)

Wesley Neighbors


A hard hitting Safety who has been known to knock opponents out. His grandfather, Billy Neighbors was a two-time Alabama All-American lineman and his father was an All-SEC center for Alabama. Wesley was voted 1st Team Huntsville Times All-Metro, 1st Team All-Region and 1st Team All-City defensive back. He was also voted Permanent Team Captain by his teammates and voted as one of Max Emfinger's National Top 250 Playmakers. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super South 100 selection … ranked No. 22 safety in the nation by ESPN.com and listed as the No. 47 prospect at his position by Scout.com … recorded 62 tackles as a senior en route to Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) Honorable Mention All-State honors … listed as the No. 23 prospect in Alabama by SuperPrep Magazine … represented Alabama in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game … earned The Huntsville Times First Team All-Metro, First Team All-Region and First Team All-City accolades as a senior … had 95 tackles and four interceptions in his junior year while also participating on special teams … named First Team All-City, The Huntsville Times First Team All-Metro and Honorable Mention All-Region honors as a junior … recorded 51 tackles and six interceptions as a sophomore … is a legacy at the Capstone, becoming one of only a handful of players to become a third-generation player at UA … his father, Wes, was recruited by Coach Paul Bryant and played for Ray Perkins from 1983-86 … his grandfather, Billy Neighbors, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2004 after a standout career at Alabama from 1958-61 where he was on Coach Bryant’s first national championship team in 1961 … played for head coach Kevin Wieseman.

Article: Hard Hitting Safety

Video: Key Interception

Video: Interception 2

Video: Open Field Tackle

Video: Interception 3

Video: Big Hit

Video: Big Hit 2

Video: Tackle For Loss

Video: Big Hit 3

Video: Punt Return

 

 Defensive
Tackles Tackles Assists Total Tackles/G
Season Totals: 62      
Sacks Sacks Sacks/G
Season Totals:    
Defensive Statistics Fbc Fbr Int Int/G
Season Totals:     4