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2015 NFL DRAFT
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Brett Greenwood

| | College: Iowa
 
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Overview

Started 29 straight games before missing 2009 Northwestern game due to injury . . . for the season, tied for ninth in the Big Ten in pass break-ups (.91) and tied for 10th in interceptions (.25) . . . one of seven seniors named to 2010 Leadership Group . . . one of four juniors named to 2009 Leadership Group . . . one of three sophomores named to 2008 Leadership Group . . . only redshirt freshman named to 2007 Leadership Group.

2009 Season

Second team all-Big Ten by league media . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches . . .Started all 12 games he played, missing Northwestern game due to injury . . . collected 33 solo tackles and 22 assists . . . recorded three pass interceptions and seven pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded 12 tackles vs. UNI, including five solo stops and seven assists, and had one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 35-3 win at Iowa State as defense collected six turnovers . . . had two pass interceptions for 17 yards vs. ISU, along with five solo tackles and one assist and two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 27-17 win over Arizona as defense allowed just 105 passing yards and 253 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. Arizona, including two solo stops and three assists . . . started at free safety in 21-10 win at Penn State.

Recorded one solo tackle and two assists at PSU . . . started at free safety in 24-21 win over Arkansas State as defense allowed just 80 net rushing yards . . . recorded five tackles (three solo, two assists) vs. ASU, along with one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 30-28 win over Michigan . . . recorded six tackles vs. Wolverines, including five solo stops . . . also had pass interception to end final Michigan threat in last minute and added one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 20-10 win at Wisconsin at defense allowed just 87 rushing yards and 243 yards total offense . . . recorded six tackles vs. Badgers, including four solo stops . . . started at free safety in 15-13 win at Michigan State as defense allowed just 85 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist before leaving game in third period due to injury.

Started at free safety in 42-24 win over Indiana, but played only first defensive series before leaving due to injury after recording one assisted tackle . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss to Northwestern due to injury . . . started at free safety in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State . . . recorded three solo tackles vs. OSU . . . started at free safety in 12-0 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 48 rushing yards and 201 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Gophers . . . started at free safety in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech, recording two solo tackles as defense allowed just 12 passing yards and 155 yards total offense.

2008 Season

Honorable mention all-Big Ten by league media . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . .Recorded 68 tackles, including 30 solo tackles and 38 assists, along with two interceptions and six pass break-ups . . . listed as first team free safety following spring practice . . . started at free safety in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. Maine . . . started at free safety in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . started at free safety in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . recorded five tackles, including three solo stops, along with one interception and a pass break-up, vs. ISU . . . started at free safety in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording five solo tackles and one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 22-17 loss to Northwestern.

Recorded seven tackles vs. Northwestern, including three solo stops and four assisted tackles . . . started at free safety in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. MSU . . . started at free safety in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles, including two solo stops, vs. the Hoosiers, along with interception and 31 yard return that led to Iowa's first points in the first period . . . started at free safety in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . recorded five tackles vs. the Badgers, including two solo stops and three assists, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assisted tackles at Illinois . . . started at free safety in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense.

Career-best 12 tackles vs. Penn State, including two solo tackles and 10 assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . career-high 14 tackles vs. Purdue, including six solo stops and eight assists . . . started at free safety in 55-0 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . recorded two assisted tackled and one pass break-up vs. Minnesota . . . started at free safety in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. South Carolina.

2007 Season

Saw action in win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . saw action in win over Syracuse, recording one solo tackle and one pass break-up as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . did not see action in loss at Iowa State . . . saw action in loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Indiana, but had no statistics . . . started at free safety in loss at Penn State for first career start . . . recorded five tackles at Penn State, including three solo stops and one tackle for loss, and also had first career interception and three-yard return . . . started at free safety in win over 18th-ranked Illinois as defense held top rushing team in the conference to 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Illinois, including six assists . . . came up with the play of the game vs. Illinois, collecting second career interception at the Iowa goalline with 1:12 remaining to secure 10-6 win, his second interception in as many weeks . . . started at free safety in loss at Purdue, matching career-best with seven tackles, all solo . . . started at free safety in double OT win over Michigan State . . . recorded career-high eight stops vs. MSU, along with career-best two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in win at Northwestern as defense allowed just three points, seven rushing yards and 124 yards total offense in the second half . . . collected six tackles at Northwestern, including four solo stops . . . started at free safety in win over Minnesota, recording four solo tackles, three assists and two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in loss to Western Michigan, recording two solo tackles, two assists and one pass break-up.

2006 Season

Redshirted after joining squad as a walk-on.

High School

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a junior and senior as a defensive back . . . first team all-conference as wide receiver and defensive back as a senior . . . first team all conference defensive back and third team all-conference quarterback as a junior . . . third team all-conference defensive back as a sophomore . . . Career - - career totals include 1,076 rushing yards, 686 passing yards and 783 yards receiving . . . totaled 16 rushing touchdowns, eight receiving touchdowns and had four touchdown passes . . . recorded 13 interceptions as free safety . . . as a senior recorded 56 receptions for 783 yards and eight TDs, along with six interceptions on defense . . . passed for 643 yards and rushed for 521 yards as a junior quarterback, with four interceptions on defense . . . holds school record for receptions in a season (56) . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . earned three varsity letters in football and basketball and four letters in track and field . . . member of prep basketball team that reached Class 4A state championship game as a senior. . . . four-year member of prep Honor Roll. . . attended same high school as LB Pat Angerer and WR Colin Sandeman . . . high school coach was Ed Morrissey.

Personal

Born 9/14/87 . . . open major . . .parents are Michele and Dave Greenwood

 
Latest News
12/03/2010 - 2010 ALL-BIG TEN CONFERENCE FOOTBALL HONORABLE MENTION (MEDIA): Brett Greenwood, Iowa, has been selected All-Big Ten Honorable Mention for the 2010 college football season as selected by the Big Ten media. - Big Ten football

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