Lechein Neblett
Lechein Neblett


Madison, Wis.

High School:
James Madison Memorial

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




Watch the First Fall Episode of 'The Next Step'

The episode features a variety of guests, including head coach Brock Spack, Lechein Neblett, Mike Banks and Josh Aladenoye


'The Next Step' Football Series Returns August 26 on RedbirdHD.tv

The video series will air, free of charge, on GoRedbirds.com and RedbirdHD.tv.


Steele Names Three Redbirds Preseason All-Americans

Underwood, Neukirch and Highland named preseason all-Americans once again.


Redbirds Fall 51-35 to Eastern Washington in FCS Quarterfinals

ISU finishes the season 9-4 overall and 6-1 on the road.


Redbirds Fall 51-35 to Eastern Washington in FCS Quarterfinals

ISU finishes the season 9-4 overall and 6-1 on the road.


Dayton vs. Illinois State Highlights

Dayton vs. Illinois State Highlights


Fall Camp Report: Wide Receivers

Fall Camp Report: Wide Receivers


2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 15)

2014 Redbird Football Practice


2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 8)

2014 Redbird Spring Football


2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (March 29)

Illinois State Football 2014 Spring Practice Day 1


Illinios State Vs. North Dakota State

November 17, 2012


Illinois State vs. Youngstown State

The Illinois State football team takes on the Youngstown State Penguins

2013: Missed the season due to a knee injury suffered during fall camp.

2012: Played in all 13 games at wide receiver, with 12 starting assignments ... was the team's second-leading receiver with 49 catches for 667 yards ... also hauled in five touchdowns ... averaged 13.6 yards-per-catch ... caught two touchdown passes in the season-opening win over Dayton ... set career-bests with nine catches for 132 in the overtime victory vs. Eastern Illinois ... recorded second career 100-plus yard receiving performance against Eastern Washington in the playoff quarterfinals, with 101 yards and a touchdown.

2011: Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team selection ... played in all 11 games, with five starts at wide receiver ... tied for second on the team with 39 catches for 358 yards (9.2 avg.) ... also rushed for 21 yards on three carries ... a key contributor on special teams, with three punt returns for 23 yards and 10 kickoff returns for 207 yards (20.7 avg.) ... caught four passes for 63 yards in first career game at Eastern Illinois ... hauled in a career-high nine catches for 78 yards in second career start, while filling in for the injured Marvon Sanders at North Dakota State ... had six catches for 44 yards in a win over nationally-ranked South Dakota State.

2010: Redshirted.

James Madison Memorial HS: Two-year letterwinner ... caught 63 passes for 1,236 yards and caught 16 touchdowns during senior season ... also returned 17 kickoffs for 451 yards and two touchdowns ... named a first-team all-state selection by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Associated Press ... earned Big 8 Conference Player of the Year Award and named a first-team all-conference selection at wide receiver and as a return specialist ... inaugural recipient of the Al Toon Award as the most outstanding senior wide receiver in Wisconsin, part of the 1st Annual Wisconsin Sports Network Senior Football Awards ... helped team to a co-conference championship and a state playoff appearance while setting five school records ... caught 35 passes for 625 yards and scored 10 touchdowns as a junior ... earned second-team all-conference honors ... also competed in track and field ... was state champion in the 300-meter hurdles as a senior (37.49) and was second in the 110-meter hurdles (14.40) ... placed second in the state as a junior in the 300-meter hurdles and third in the 110-meter hurdles.

Personal: Born January 12, 1992, in Madison, Wis. ... son of Margery Overman ... the youngest of four siblings ... also a member of the ISU track and field team ... major: undeclared.