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5 things to know about Bills fifth-round pick Siran Neal

The Bills selected Jacksonville State defensive back Siran Neal with the 154th overall pick. Here are five things to know about him.

1. He's versatile. 

Neal was a wide receiver in high school, moved to linebacker in college, then moved back to safety and cornerback. He was an all-conference selection at linebacker in 2016 (80 tackles) and at safety in 2017.

2. He has twin daughters.

Neal has twin daughters named Londyn and Lauryn.

3. He was invited to the Combine.

Neal tied for sixth among safeties in the 20-yard shuttle at 4.28 seconds and tied for seventh in the 3-cone drill at 7.00 seconds. His 40-yard dash time was 4.56, ranking 12th among safeties.

4. He's repping for Jacksonville State.

Neal is just the 13th player drafted out of Jacksonville State, an FCS-level school. He was their first player invited to the Senior Bowl since 1994.

"When I got the invitation, that was big for the coaching staff, that was big for my teammates, the fans and my family," Neal said. "They loved that, and I loved the opportunity to get to come out here and compete with some of the best players in the country."

5. He's the second Bills player to come out of Jacksonville State.

The Bills previously selected tight end Keith McKeller from the school in 1987. McKeller played seven years in Buffalo.

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