Transferred out of Cal following the 2007 season.
2007: A special teams stalwart, played in 12 games ... had nine tackles, including six solo stops ... had two tackles against both Arizona State and Washington State.
High School: Rated as the ninth-best player in Washington by Rivals.com and the sixth-best prospect in the state by SuperPrep, which selected him to the All-Far West team ... all-around athlete who played on offense, defense and in the return game ... several recruiting services listed him among the top 35 defensive back prospects in the country (No. 28 by Rivals.com and No. 34 by Scout.com) ... PrepStar All-American ... despite playing an abbreviated senior year due to injury, still rushed for 451 yards on 52 carries ... had three interceptions as a junior and 10 knockdown tackles that season ... two-time all-conference defensive back ... also earned honorable mention all-league honors as a running back.
Personal: Son of Kristin McNeal and Lyndall Jones ... father was a fullback at Hawai'i and in the NFL (Eagles and Falcons) ... attended the same school as Cal teammate Anthony Felder.