Neal is in his seventh season with the Roughriders. He plays at the running back/full back position as well as on special teams. He played college football with the Regina Rams and in his senior year was named a Canada West All-Star. Neal was a member of the 2007 Grey Cup Championship team.
Neal was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. He makes his home in Regina year-round with his wife Chloe, daughter Callie and son Logan. He has been involved with numerous charity and community events across the province of Saskatchewan. He has also been a presenter and coordinator for the Fine Foods Community Youth Challenge school program. This is a community program that involves traveling to schools throughout the province of Saskatchewan to talk with youth about many issues such as bullying, making healthy choices, literacy and the importance of staying in school. Neal also volunteers as a Kid Sport ambassador for Kid Sport Saskatchewan, which enables him to travel across the province to different communities helping raise money so economically challenged youth can play sports. In his spare time Neal loves to spend time with family and friends. He also enjoys outdoor sports such as hunting, fishing and golfing.