McNeal was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL draft. However McNeal signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in December 2004 and was cut before the next season began. Bryant was signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad late in the 2005 regular season and stayed with the team all the way through their run to Super Bowl XL. The Oakland Raiders then signed McNeal in the 2006 off-season and remained with the Raiders through the entire regular season on the practice roster. He was again signed to the Oakland Raiders in January 2007 but was released prior to the start of training camp. He now is the head coach of North Middle High School of North, South Carolina.