2014: Played in all 12 games, making 11 starts under center…Shared snaps throughout the season but still ranked second in the OVC in completion percentage (.635, 19th nationally), third in pass efficiency (140.6, 25th nationally), fifth in passing yard average per game (156.7) and sixth in total offense (174.9)…Completed 158 of his 249 pass attempts for 1,880 yards and 14 touchdowns against just six interceptions…Also added 219 yards on 57 carries (3.8 yard average) and six rushing touchdowns…Passed for multiple touchdowns in four games, including three scoring strikes against Cumberland (Sept. 11) and Southeast Missouri (Sept. 27)…Aired out a season-high 350 yards against Southeast Missouri while completing a season-best 83.3 percent of his attempts against Cumberland…Rushed for 73 yards on only eight carries in the win over Tennessee Tech on Oct. 9…Ended the season with rushing touchdowns in three straight games (at Murray State, at FBS No. 1 Mississippi State, at Eastern Illinois)…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2013: Played in all 12 games, making seven starts at quarterback (including six straight from Oct. 19 through Nov. 16)…Ranked fourth in the OVC in passing average per game (127.4), seventh in pass efficiency (122.0) and eighth in total offense (128.2 per game)…Completed 57.4 percent of his passes (128-for-223) for 1,529 yards and nine touchdowns against seven interceptions…Also added three rushing touchdowns…Passed for 240 yards or more in four straight OVC games, including a career-high 293 yards in the win at Austin Peay on Oct. 26…Had three games with two or more touchdown passes…Was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Football Offensive Player of the Week after accounting for four touchdowns (three passing, one rushing) while completing 75 percent of his pass attempts (18-for-24) in the win over Murray State on Nov. 2…Earned an OVC Medal of Honor and a spot on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for his perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average.
2012: Saw time in three games as the backup quarterback but did not attempt a pass…Had one rush at Austin Peay on Sept. 22…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2011: Redshirted…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Played quarterback for head coach Anthony Crabtree at Beech High School...Threw for 2,466 career yards and 29 touchdowns...Had 61 career rushing attempts for 99 yards and eight touchdowns Named to the 2010 All-District 9-AAA team...Selected to the All-Sumner County second team...Led Beech to the Class 5A state championship as a junior in 2009...Named the Class 5A state championship game MVP...Selected as the Blue Cross Blue Shield Player of the Game...Tied state championship record for touchdown passes with four...Overall record as a varsity starter was 20-4...Completed 55 percent of all passes thrown from 2008-2010...Also played baseball for head coach Greg Shelton at BHS, earning District 9-AAA Baseball All-Tournament recognition.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 31, 1993…Son of Jimmy Neal and Julie Carrigan…Majoring in education.