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DECATUR -- There's no doubt Ray Neal, Jr. was a hero for the MacArthur Generals in their 53-0 win over crosstown rival Eisenhower. The senior posted three touchdowns and showed why he was chosen as one of four captains.
But that's not why the 6-foot-1 receiver is a hero in life.
In a world of pain, Neal wants to serve families who have victimized by providing answers and justice as a forensic scientist. He's walking the walk, too, with honors coursework and grades that make his mother proud.
Click the video to hear from Neal and head coach Derek Spates about Neal's contributions on and off the field!