"O'Donoghue was a first-team All-American pick of Sports News in 1976 when he connected on 11 of 20 field goals for Auburn, including a 57-yarder. He hit 12 of 23 field goals in 1975 and has only played football for two years.
He was an All-American soccer player at St. Bernard College (Alabama) and a world class Gaelic football player before transferring to Auburn before the 1975 season. Neil played in the Blue-Grey and Senior Bowl Games.
Neil was a health, physical education and recreation major."
-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook