Neil is a graduate of Aiken High School. He started his semi-pro career in 2001 with the Ohio Browns. He excelled quickly as a team leader and is a player of many trades. Neil has a very high IQ for football. He's been a team leader for all of the teams he's played on. Other teams he was a part of include Cincinnati Jets, Cincinnati Falcons, Cincinnati Gamblers, and KY Bulldogs. Neil was inducted into the HOF in 2009.