Barrick Nealy


218 lbs


6' 5"




Texas State


Aug 7th, 1983

Career Years:






Nealy dressed as a backup quarterback in all 18 games as well as both playoffgames . He completed six of 10 passes for 72 yards and threw for a pair of touchdowns in a July game in Winnipeg.  Nealy added 33 yards on the ground off of six carries.


Nealy started the season as the third-string quarterback before being named the No. 2 guy on the depth chart late in the regular season. He dressed in all 18 regular-season games and both playoff contests. Nealy had his most productive game on Nov. 1 when he completed one of two passes for nine yards and carried the ball six times for 72 yards and three touchdowns, a career high and tied for a single-game CFL high for the season.


Nealy dressed in all 18 regular-season games. His first game action came on Sept. 29 at the BC Lions. After relieving Akili Smith, Nealy completed six of 15 passes for 91 yards and rushed for 50 yards on seven carries. He saw brief game action in the season finale against the Lions.


Signed by the Minnesota Vikings as a Receiver…Released before camp…Joined the Stampeder practice roster mid way through the season.


His 1,057 rushing yards as a senior ranks seventh on the TSU all-time chart…Had 13 TDs and was responsible for 40 scores during the year…Completed 208 of 363 passes for 2,875 yards and 21 TD strikes…Finished his three year career as Texas State’s all-time career passing and total offense leader, throwing for 7,206 yards and 52 touchdowns…Was named the 2005 Southland Conference Player of the Year…Finished fifth in voting for the Walter Payton Award, which goes to the nation’s top Division I-AA offensive player. 2004 – (Texas State) Completed 84 of 143 passes for 1,202 yards and 10 TDs…Rushed for 409 yards and 2 TDs. 2003 – (Texas State) Broke several passing records in his first season with the Bobcats…Completed 240 of 373 passes for 3,129 yards and 21 TDs…All four season numbers were school records as was his 3,390 yards of total offense during the year…In addition to passing numbers, he ran for 261 yards and three TDs.


Nealy and his wife Tiffany became parents on Mar. 28, 2008 with the addition of Sir Isaac Nealy.