SIU Football player grabs Defensive player of the week honors

SIU Football player grabs Defensive player of the week honors

SIU defensive back Ryan Neal has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference player of the week.

Neal played a major role in helping lead the Salukis to a 35-17 win over Southeast Missouri Saturday in Cape Girardeau.

Neal had an interception, a fumble recovery and a game high eight tackles in the win.

Neal is SIU's first MVFC Player of the week this season.

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