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Wesley Neighbors
Wesley Neighbors

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Huntsville

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
SQ



OUTLOOK: Wesley Neighbors will battle for playing time in the Alabama secondary as a sophomore in 2010.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Neighbors did not see game action in 2009, but served as a valuable member of the scout team ... a 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

2008 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his freshman season at the Capstone in 2008 ... named to the 2008--09 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Neighbors was an 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 Alabama-Mississippi 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 at Alabama 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.