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April 15, 2010

McNeil named to Auburn Football All-Decade Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern Assistant Football Coach and Auburn alum Demarco McNeil has been named to Auburn Football’s All-Decade Team for the 2000s.

The team, featuring six former All-Americans and 16 first-team All-Southeastern Conference players, has been announced after nearly 10,000 Auburn fans voted on AuburnTigers.com during the month of April. Members of the All-Decade Team will be recognized at A-Day on April 17.

McNeil played defensive tackle for Auburn from 2000-03, earning First-Team All-SEC honors as a senior. On his career, McNeil tallied 150 total tackles (106 solo, 88 assist), 34 of which came at a loss for 150 yards. He deflected 16 passes and forced five fumbles while recording 13 quarterback sacks. As a senior in 2003, McNeil had 55 stops, including 13.0 tackles for loss and 7.0 quarterback sacks. McNeil also accumulated three interceptions on his career.

McNeil, a graduate of Blount High School in Eight Mile, Ala., works with the defensive line at BSC. The Panthers are currently in the midst of their spring practice season, culminating in a spring game on Saturday, April 24, at Panther Stadium.