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Wesley Neighbors
Wesley  Neighbors


Huntsville, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Defensive Back


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 and listed as the No. 47 prospect at his position by ... 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.

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