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2015 NFL DRAFT

Steve Greer, ILB

School: Virginia  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Solon, OH
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 231 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
44319-
Career Notes
2011 - Second-team All-ACC ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year ... Phil Steele's preseason All-ACC fourth-team. 2009 - All-ACC Honorable Mention ... Freshman All-American from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication and CollegeFootballNews.com ... All-ACC Honorable Mention by the Sporting News ... All-ACC third-team from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication ... presented the team's Bill Dudley Award as the most outstanding first-year player.
2012 Season
First-team All-ACC ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year ... Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List ... Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List ... Lombardi Watch List ... Blue Ribbon preseason All-ACC ... Lindy's preseason All-ACC first team ... Athlon Sports preseason All-ACC first team ... Phil Steele preseason All-ACC first team ... team captain.

Started all 12 games ... led UVa with 122 tackles, the most by a Cavalier since Angelo Crowell had 155 in 2002 ... made four stops against Richmond ... named ACC Linebacker of the Week after having 15 tackles against Penn State ... reached double figures in tackles six times, including a career-high 19 tackles against Virginia Tech in collegiate finale ... also named ACC Linebacker of the Week after the Virginia Tech game ... added two sacks against the Nittany Lions ... led UVa with 12 tackles against La Tech ... had 10 stops at Duke and 14 against Wake Forest ... had 13 stops vs. Miami ... finished career with 13 double figure tackle games.

2011 Season
Second-team All-ACC ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year ... Phil Steele's preseason All-ACC fourth-team ... VaSID first team all-state...Started all 12 regular season games and led the team with 103 tackles ... missed the Chick-fil-A Bowl with a lower extremity injury ... two TFLs and two sacks at FSU ... named ACC Linebacker of the Week following the FSU game ... had a season-high 14 tackles (1.0 for loss) against NC State ... 10 tackles (0.5 for loss) vs. Georgia Tech ... recovered a fumble against William & Mary ... had 10 tackles at North Carolina ... broke up two passes against Idaho ... has four pass breakups.
2010 Season
Appeared in all 12 games and recorded his only start of the season against Maryland ... recorded game high tackles against Maryland and at Virginia Tech with nine in each contest ... forced a team-best two fumbles (Duke, VT) ... finished second on the squad with 59 tackles ... regsitered 5.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards ... recorded 0.5 sack at Duke ... registerd nine tackles at Duke ... forced fumble at Duke set up UVa to take the lead late in the game ... recorded six tackles against VMI.
2009 Season
All-ACC Honorable Mention ... Freshman All-American from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication and CollegeFootballNews.com ... All-ACC Honorable Mention by The Sporting News ... All-ACC third-team from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication ... presented the team's Bill Dudley Award as the most outstanding first-year player.

Finished the season with 92 tackles, giving him the most by a UVa freshman since Darryl Blackstock recorded 108 in 2002 ... ranked No. 5 amongst the nation's freshmen (second in the ACC) with 92 tackles ... ranked No. 5 in the ACC with 92 tackles ... ranks No. 97 in the nation with 92 tackles ... No. 7 all-time among UVa freshmen with 92 tackles ... helped anchor the ACC's No. 4 and the nation's No. 21 pass defense ... helped hold 9-of-12 opponents under their season passing yardage average ... tallied a career-high 14 tackles at then No. 16 Miami ... recorded a sack at Southern Miss (9/19) ... earned his first letter ... made his first career start against William & Mary ... had 10 tackles in his collegiate debut against the Tribe ... selected by the UVa coaches as a defensive player of the game against William & Mary and North Carolina.

2008 Season
Redshirted.
High School
Rugged linebacker for coach Jim McQuaide at Solon HS ... 3 stars by Rivals, 2 stars by Scout ... ranked as the No. 46 inside linebacker nationally by Rivals ... No. 49 player in Ohio by Rivals ... led the team in tackling his last two seasons ... earned first-team all-state honors and first-team all-district honors as a senior after making 150 tackles and intercepting two passes ... also recovered two fumbles ... finished with 128 tackles, including 69 solo stops, as a junior ... had 16 tackles for loss and two sacks ... also picked off two passes and earned All-Northeast Ohio and all-conference honors.
Personal
Full name is Steven Robert Greer ... son of Jim Greer.
 
Latest News
12/12/2012 - 2012 COACHES ALL-ACC FOOTBALL SECOND TEAM: LB-Steve Greer, Virginia, 6-2, 225, Sr.-R, Solon, Ohio (12), has been selected Second Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. This year, for the first time under the auspices of the ACC, the league's 12 head football coaches voted for an All-ACC football team.

Greer (Solon, Ohio) is No. 2 in the ACC this year with 122 tackles and his 376 career tackles ranks No. 6 all-time at UVa. The senior ranks No. 1 among active ACC players in career tackles and Notre Dame's Manti Te'o is the only active BCS player with more career tackles. Greer was twice named ACC Linebacker of the Week in 2012, following a 15-tackle performance against Penn State and a career-high 19-tackle game at Virginia Tech.

Greer was named a second-team honoree in 2011 and an honorable-mention honoree in 2009. Greer is a finalist for the Dudley Award and for the second year in a row named the Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year. - Virginia football

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