Stepfather instilled work ethic in Neal
OU receiver commit, forced to play football as a youth, now sees benefits of hard work
Updated: January 26, 2012, 1:12 AM ETBy Brandon Chatmon | SoonerNation
Sooner fans owe Keith Little a "Thank You" card. Early in his life, Durron Neal (St.Louis/DeSmet) had no desire to play football. Worse yet, Neal, one of the top commitments in Oklahoma's recruiting class of 2012, had tried the sport at age 8 but quit after a day. But Little, Neal's stepfather, refused to let the 9-year-old quit football again.
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