(born August 7, 1983 in Dallas, Texas
) is a former American
and Canadian football quarterback
, most recently playing for the Calgary Stampeders
. Nealy is currently the Offensive Coordinator for the San Marcos Baptist Academy
in San Marcos,TX.
at Texas State University
, Nealy was honored as the 2005 Southland Conference
Player of the Year after leading Texas State to its first-ever regular season conference championship. He held Texas State's career records for passing yards and total yards, and finished fifth in the voting for the 2005 Walter Payton Award
For the twenty previous years, prior to Nealy coming to the institution from the University of Houston
, the Bobcats had never made the I-AA playoffs. During his senior season, Nealy led his team to playoff victories over Georgia Southern
and Cal Poly
before falling in the I-AA semifinals to eventual I-AA runner-up the University of Northern Iowa
. All three games were nationally televised by ESPN2 from Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas.
The playoff dream may have not been realized had the Bobcats fallen in their season finale to rival Sam Houston State. Despite several Nealy turnovers, the Bobcats prevailed in overtime over the Bearkats in San Marcos. The Bobcats entered the playoffs as a fourth seed.
Nealy had a standout performance against Texas A&M
in a game that took place in College Station, Texas. In this game Nealy went 26 for 34, completing 76.5% of his passes for 378... Read More