Douglas McNeil III
No. 8 – Washington Valor
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1988-07-22) July 22, 1988 (age 32)
Baltimore, Maryland
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Owings Mills (MD) New Town
College:Bowie State
Undrafted:2013
Career history
* Portland Thunder (2014)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:International
Career highlights and awards
* ArenaBowl champion (XXXI)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:91
Receiving yards:1,158
Receiving touchdowns:33
Tackles:10
Player stats at CFL.ca
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Douglas McNeil III (born July 22, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League (AFL). He has previously played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) and the Portland Thunder of the Arena Football League (AFL). He attended Virginia Tech, James Madison University and Bowie State University and was a member of their football team. Over his three-year career at Bowie State, he made 84 receptions for 1,407 yards and 11 touchdowns.[1]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Portland Thunder[edit | edit source]

In November 2013, McNeil signed with the Portland Thunder. According to the AFL, McNeil stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and weighs 200 pounds (91 kg).[2]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

On October 28, 2014, McNeil was signed to the Broncos' practice squad as an undrafted free agent. On November 18, 2014, he was released.

Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]

On February 4, 2015, McNeil was signed by the Seattle Seahawks. On September 5, 2015, he was waived. On November 18, 2015, he was re-signed to the practice squad.[3]

On December 3, 2015, the Seattle Seahawks released McNeil from their practice squad.[4] On December 9, 2015 McNeil was put back onto the Seattle Seahawks practice squad.

On September 3, 2016, McNeil was released by the Seahawks as part of final roster cuts.[5]

BC Lions[edit | edit source]

On September 19, 2016, McNeil was signed to the BC Lions practice squad.

Albany Empire[edit | edit source]

On March 21, 2018, McNeil was assigned to the Albany Empire.[6] On May 7, 2018, he was placed on recallable reassignment.

Baltimore Brigade[edit | edit source]

On May 23, 2018, McNeil was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade. On May 31, 2018, McNeil was placed on recallable reassignment.

Washington Valor[edit | edit source]

On June 27, 2018, McNeil was assigned to the Washington Valor.[7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Douglas McNeil III | #8". Portland Thunder. ArenaFootball.com. http://www.arenafootball.com/sports/a-footbl/aflport/mtt/douglas_mcneil_iii_877883.html. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  2. "Portland Adds Three Rookies to Roster". Portland Thunder. ArenaFootball.com. 26 November 2013. http://www.arenafootball.com/sports/a-footbl/spec-rel/112613aac.html. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  3. Bob Condotta (November 18, 2015). "Seattle Seahawks injury updates: Bruce Irvin to sit out against 49ers Sunday". www.seattletimes.com. The Seattle Times. http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/seahawks/seattle-seahawks-injury-updates-bruce-irvin-to-sit-out-against-49ers-sunday/. Retrieved November 19, 2015.
  4. "Seahawks released WR Douglas McNeil from their practice squad; Signed Drew Nowak" (in en-US). http://nfldraftdiamonds.com/seahawks-released-wr-douglas-mcneil-from-their-practice-squad-signed-drew-nowak/. Retrieved 2015-12-04.
  5. "Seattle Seahawks Set 53-Man Roster, Trade For Defensive Backs L.J. McCray And Dewey McDonald". September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on August 6, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170806021632/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/09/03/seattle-seahawks-set-53-man-roster-trade-defensive-backs-lj-mccray-and-dewey.
  6. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180322000611/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Albany_Empire-238/transactions/. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  7. "Transactions". afldigital.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180628022310/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved June 27, 2018.

External links[edit | edit source]

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