June 9, 2007

McNeil nearly back to full health

It's been almost three months since the Seminole family almost lost Kevin McNeil. We say almost because the sophomore defensive end knows how fortunate he is.

"I was thinking the whole time, why me?" said McNeil.

The accident took place on March 2nd in Missouri. McNeil was a passenger in a car that overturned on a Missouri Highway. All four passengers in the car were thrown onto the street, one of the three died at the scene. He survived the crash and says not a day goes by when he doesn't think about it.

"I think about it all the time, I really know how fortunate I am," said McNeil. "I had a couple people email me at MySpace and Facebook telling me they were praying for me and everything.

"It's tough because before the accident I was asleep. I woke up before it happened and the next thing I remember is I was standing on the side of the road. Then I passed out and I passed out again in the ambulance."

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