DSU Football BIO
2 Jahad Neibauer

2018: All-MEAC Third Team selection … ranked second on the Hornets and tied for 14th in the MEAC in tackles at 6.4 per game (70 total) during 2018 season … also tied for eighth in the conference with 10 passes defended (7 break-ups + 3 interceptions) … shared MEAC Defensive Player-of-the-Week honors for Nov. 3 performance against Savannah State, which included an interception and 30-yard return, a sack in the endzone for a safety and five solo tackles … tied for sixth in MEAC with three interceptions … recorded two interceptions for 17 yards in 41-7 victory over Virginia-Lynchburg in 2018 finale … MEAC All-Academic

2017: Starting safety in all 11 games … tops on the team and 11th in the MEAC in tackles at 7.1 per game (78 total) … also credited with one tackle-for-loss, two pass break-ups and two pass deflections … recorded career-high 12 tackles (six unassisted) vs. N.C. Central on Oct. 28 … tied career-high with seven solo tackles, including one behind the line-of-scrimmage (-3), and one assist in 17-14 victory over South Carolina State (Oct. 21) … tallied six solo tackles and five assists for team-high 11 total tackles vs. Norfolk State on Sep. 23 … led Hornets, in tied for team high in tackles in six games … team leader vs. North Carolina A&T (7) and Florida State (8)   

2016: Emerged as one of the Hornets’ top defensive backs as a true freshman … appeared in all 11 games … ranked seventh on the Hornets with 41 total tackles … tied for sixth on the team with 31 unassisted tackles … also credited with three pass break-up, three pass deflections and a forced fumble … led all players with career-high nine tackles (seven solo) at Morgan State (Oct. 1) … also recorded a forced fumble in Morgan State contest … collected six tackles, three unassisted, vs. MEAC champ North Carolina Central (Nov. 5) … had four solo tackles and an assist vs. FBS Missouri (Sep. 24) … credited with three unassisted tackles and two pass break-ups at Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 29) … recorded four solo stops and an assist in season finale at Howard (Nov. 19) … posted five tackles (three solo) and a break-up vs. Monmouth (Sep. 10)     


High School: Played four varsity seasons at Central Dauphin East .. All-State defensive back and Mid-Penn Conference All-Star on offense and defense as a senior in 2015 … helped lead team to Mid-Penn Conference championship during junior season … also Mid-Penn All-Star during junior and sophomore seasons … team posted 25-14 overall record during his last three varsity seasons.


Personal: Son of Jim and Terri Neibauer … has two sisters and one brother … born July 20, 1997.

Position: Defensive back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Central Dauphin East
Experience: High School
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