Neal Tracey will be counted on for quality depth at offensive tackle this year...has played a number of different positions up front...worked at guard in 2004...was in the midst of an impressionable training camp last year until a knee injury (right) derailed his preseason momentum...moved from center to tight end during 2003 preseason camp when injuries depleted depth at the latter position...seemingly has found a home at tackle this year and will look to compete on the right side..."Neal has a chance to help us," offensive line coach Paul Dunn said. "He has good feet and very good work habits. After struggling with some injuries, we are hopeful he can make some contributions this year."
2004: Did not play in any games.
2003: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Two-time All-Rhode Island at Ponaganset High...two-time first team all-division...three-year starter and four-year letterman...team's leading tackler as a senior with 51 solo stops...led team to the state semifinals as a senior...fourth-ranked prospect in the New England region by SuperPrep...PrepStar Honorable Mention All-Eastern Region...top 100 national offensive line prospect by Rivals100.com, Student Sports and Max Emfinger...played under Coach Chris Branch...three-year Honor Roll student.
Personal: Neal Tracey, born 3/28/84, is the son of Kevin and Doreen Tracey...has two brothers...communication and rhetoric major.
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