Pound for pound, Lorenzo Neal was the preeminent fullback in the National Football League. A starter in the 2006 Pro Bowl, and a four-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro, Lorenzo’s credentials speak for themselves. Neal played college football for Fresno State University, and was subsequently drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He was also a member of the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers, Baltimore Ravens, and Oakland Raiders.
Considered one of the best blocking fullbacks in NFL history, Lorenzo was a lead blocker for eleven straight 1,000 yard rushers from 1997 to 2007, and he cleared the way for newly Hall Of Fame-enshrined LaDainian Tomlinson for three seasons.
A veteran of 16 seasons in the league, Neal distinguished himself with his durability, having played in 192 consecutive regular-season games dating back to the 1994 season. One of the keys to his longevity was (and still is) a strict training regimen that included boxing workouts with former IBF Junior Middleweight Champion Paul Vaden and Ultimate Fighting Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell. Neal also has trained in the past with Jennifer Alcorn, a Lightweight World Champion in women’s boxing. Lorenzo’s brother Eddie is a professional boxer who has a record of 5-1 with four wins by knockout in the Heavyweight division. Neal enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities, including golf, fishing, horseback riding, dirt bike riding, water skiing and riding jet skis.