Four favorites for Neal

Three-star McKeesport (Pa.) linebacker Tyrone Neal has an impressive offer sheet, featuring top schools from around the country including USC, Florida, Auburn and Nebraska. Over the summer Neal was able to narrow down some of his favorites.
"Nebraska, Syracuse, North Carolina State and West Virginia are my tops schools right now," said Neal. "I haven't had a chance to visit all of them, so they are even right now."
Neal was able to visit West Virginia, Syracuse and Tennessee over the summer and says he plans to take officials to see Nebraska and NC State.

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What made these four schools stand out?
"I mean they are all big time schools with great tradition," said Neal. "All of those schools have said I am one of their top linebackers and they are pursuing me hard."
The 6-foot-1, 225-pound linebacker is enjoying the recruiting process and hoping to take more visits this fall. He does not have a timeline for a final decision.