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Connor Neighbors
Connor  Neighbors

Position:
Assistant Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

Alma Mater:
LSU

At FAU
Joined the Owls in February of 2017 as the assistant football strength and conditioning coach.

At Alabama
Member of the Alabama weight room staff that laid the foundation for the SEC title and NCAA National Championship run in 2016.

At LSU
Volunteered as a weight room coach while rehabilitating following his NFL injury in 2015, and prior to his attempted return.

Professional Football
Signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent. His attempt to make the team was foiled by a broken forearm.

Collegiate Playing Career
Neighbors was a two-year starting fullback for the LSU Tigers in both 2013 and 2014. He played in 43 games wearing the Tiger purple and gold, starting 17 times. Neighbors rushed for six yards on three carries and caught 11 passes for 119 yards in five seasons at LSU. The Huntsville, Alabama native made his name as a punishing blocker for the Tigers, but also gave LSU an option as a running or receiving threat from the fullback position. Concluded his collegiate career with a Senior Bowl invite.

Prep Career
Played at Huntsville High School as a middle linebacker. The two-sport athlete also played ice hockey as a defenseman.

Certifications
Holds NSCA membership and is USAW and CPR certified.

Personal
Born: December 13, 1991 in Huntsville, Ala.
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
Education: Graduated with a business degree from LSU in 2014
Family: Comes from a family that has produced three generations of SEC players: His father, Wes (’83-86) and grandfather, Billy (member of the 1961 national championship team and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame). His grandfather was part of Bear Bryant’s first Alabama signing class and his dad was a member of Bryant’s last. His brother Wesley was a member of the Crimson Tide as both a player and as a coach. The linage continues with both his uncle and great uncle also playing for Alabama. Family members were a part of four National Championships at Alabama.

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