@NDFootball



  Rashon Powers-Neal
Rashon  Powers-Neal
Player Profile
Hometown:
St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
Cretin-Derham

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
OLB

Rushed for nearly 2,000 yards in '00, including more than 300 yards on 12 carries in one game, and added 350 receiving yards . . . scored 37 touchdowns in '00, 29 rushing (a Minnesota high school single-season record) and eight receiving . . . earned 2000 Minnesota all-state honors as both running back and linebacker . . . helped team to Minnesota class 5A state title game, where his Cretin-Derham High School team in St. Paul, Minn., lost 24-14 to Eden Prairie, despite his four-yard TD run, to finish 12-2 . . . played in title game against fellow Irish rookie-to-be Mark LeVoir . . . rated 28th on CBS SportsLine.com Midwest Region Super 30 team . . . rushed for 961 yards and 22 TDs as junior in '99 . . . has played as running back, wide receiver, linebacker, safety and some at cornerback as well . . . attended Notre Dame football camp in summer of '00 . . . prep teammate of quarterback Joe Mauer, who was named USA Today offensive player of the year for 2000 and signed with Florida State . . . brother Leon Neal played two years as tailback with Indianapolis Colts in 1996-97 (he was sixth-round draft pick in '96 by Buffalo Bills) after playing collegiately at Washington . . . hopes to major in civil or chemical engineering.

Shop Now

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Event Calendar

September 5
7:30 PM
vs Texas
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 12
3:30 PM
at Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

ABC
September 19
3:30 PM
vs Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 26
3:30 PM
vs Massachusetts
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 3
TBA
at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.

TBA
October 10
3:30 PM
vs Navy
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 17
7:30 PM
vs USC
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 31
TBA
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.(Lincoln Financial Field)

TBA

Photo Galleries

St. Joseph Health System Medifast Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka