Thomas, Neal named all-CIAA football performers


From staff reports

Friday, November 10, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Two Elizabeth City State football players were named to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s all-conference teams.

The conference made the announcement on Thursday.

Junior linebacker Vincent Thomas was named to the all-CIAA second team, while senior quarterback Daquan Neal was named to the all-CIAA honorable mention team.

Thomas led the Vikings with 67 1/2 tackles with three forced fumbles and five sacks this season.

Neal led ECSU with 2,318 passing yards with 19 touchdown passes.

Neal also led the Vikings with 406 rushing yards and six scores.

Neal was named to the honorable mention team for the second consecutive season.

The Vikings concluded their season with a 4-6 overall record and 2-4 mark in the conference.