Former Patriot Stephen Neal wasn't always just a professional football player. Before his days with the Pats he was a competitive wrestler for California State University, Bakerfield winning NCAA titles in 1998 and 1999. Neal also won the 1999 World Championships in Ankara, Turkey. Neal then went on to have a successful career with the New England Patriots, winning three Superbowl rings.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame will formally induct its class of 2012 on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla. Neal will be honored as a distinguished member along with Fred Fozzard, Greg Strobel, and the late Chris Taylor.