Another versatile defensive lineman for the Tigers that can lineup inside or outside … Has shown steady improvement each year at LSU … Possesses tremendous size and strength … A big part of LSU’s defensive line rotation … Has played in 15 games with 28 career tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Played in 10 games with no starts … Recorded 23 tackles and 1.5 sacks along with two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup … Had best game of career against Southeastern Louisiana with six tackles and 1.5 sacks … Had a tackle for loss in back-to-back games in November against Rice and Arkansas … Recorded three tackles in win over Mississippi State and the following game against Alabama … In regular season finale against Texas A&M, had three tackles, including a half-tackle for a loss … Suffered lower leg injury the week of the Fiesta Bowl and missed the UCF contest
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Saw action on the line in the first five games of his debut season … Finished with five total tackles, including a career-high five against Chattanooga … Also totaled a tackle against Syracuse.
A four-star recruit per Scout ... Named a three-star prospect according to Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN ... Rated as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the state of Alabama by Scout ... Played center for the varsity basketball squad ... Invited to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... Selected to the 2015 and 2016 Class 7A First Team Defense All-State football team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... Voted to the All-USA Alabama First Team Defense ... Two-time All-Coastal Alabama First Team Defense selection ... Wrapped up senior season totaling 101 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 13 sacks and 14 quarterback hurries ... Tallied 86 tackles and 17 tackles for loss during his junior campaign ... Coached by Rick Cauley.
Parents are Sherry Barnes and Neil Adrian Farrell Sr. ... Born Sept. 9, 1998 ... Majoring in sport administration.
NEIL FARRELL JR.’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 6 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Tackles for Loss: 1.5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Sacks: 1.5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana