Class of 2001
(Award accepted by his brother, Jason Neuman)
Jordan played football and baseball during his time at Western Hills. Jordan was an All-district MVP and ALL-Region football player, ALL-STATE baseball player, and a member of the 2001 State Championship baseball team. During high school, Jordan set every major school passing record, finished his senior season as one of the top ranked passers in the State of Texas, and was voted the cities Most Valuable Player.
Jordan went on to play college football at McMurry University where he ranks fourth in program history for career passing yards (4,245) and career total offense (4,702) as a quarterback.
After graduating from McMurry in 2005, he took his talents across the pond to play quarterback for the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns in Germany. He retired from playing after the 2008 season and begin his coaching career.
In 2017, Neuman’s first season as head coach, the Unicorns finished with a perfect 17-0 record and won German Bowl XXXIX – Germany’s version of the Super Bowl.
Neuman has made a home in Europe as a player and coach since 2005, winning two German Bowl championships, two Austrian championships with the Vienna Vikings and a Eurobowl title in 2013. He also coached quarterbacks for Team Germany in 2014 when it won the European title over Austria.
He currently owns a 50-1 record as a head coach and was named the German National football team Head Coach in 2021.