2015 NFL DRAFT

Greg Childs, WR

School: Arkansas  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Warren, AR
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 219 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
85133
2011 Season
Tied for 6th on UA's all-time career 100-yard receiving games list (5)...Ranks 7th on Arkansas' all-time career receiving yards list (2,018)...Ranks 10th on Arkansas' all-time career receiving TDs list (15)...Ranks 10th on Arkansas' all-time career receptions list (128)...Caught three passes for 40 yards at No. 1 LSU 11/25...Made three receptions for 32 yards in 44-17 win vs. Mississippi State 11/19...Had one 11-yard catch in 44-28 win vs. No. 10 South Carolina 11/5...Caught four passes for 44 yards in 38-14 win vs. No. 15 Auburn 10/8...Recorded one 19-yard catch in 42-38 win vs. No. 14 Texas A&M 10/1...Caught two passes for 17 yards at No. 3 Alabama 9/24...Missed UA's 38-28 win vs. Troy 9/17...Opened 2011 season with two catches for 29 yards in 51-7 win vs. Missouri State 9/3.
2010 Season
He appeared in eight games with seven starts, fighting an sprained ankle before suffering a season-ending right patella tendon injury in the Razorbacks' 49-14 victory vs. Vanderbilt. At the time of his injury, the Biletnikoff Award Watch Lister led the team with 659 receiving yards and six touchdowns. At the end of the season, he tied for the team lead in touchdowns and ranked third in receiving yards and with 46 receptions. He had two 100-yard receiving games to tie for the eighth-highest total in the SEC. He posted a career-high 12 receptions, tied for the third-most in a game in school history, for 146 yards and a career-high-tying two touchdowns in Arkansas' 31-7 win vs. ULM. He also grabbed two touchdowns and a career-high 164 yards on nine catches at No. 7 Auburn. He made six receptions for 65 yards in the Razorbacks' 24-17 victory vs. Texas A&M. Childs grabbed five passes for 87 yards vs. Vanderbilt before being injured early in the fourth quarter. In a 38-24 victory vs. Ole Miss, he hauled in four passes for 45 yards and one touchdown. He opened the season with four catches for 26 yards in UA's 44-3 win vs. Tennessee Tech. He grabbed three passes for 82 yards, including the game-winning touchdown from 40 yards out with 15 seconds left in the Razorbacks' 31-24 victory at Georgia. He also caught three passes, good for 44 yards, vs. No. 1 Alabama.
2009 Season
He played in all 13 games with eight starts. Childs led the team with 48 catches, 894 yards, seven touchdowns, 68.8 yards per game and three 100-yard games. His 18.6 yards per catch ranked second. He was 53rd in the nation and fourth in the SEC in yards per game, and eighth in the SEC with 3.69 receptions per game. He led all receivers in SEC play only with six receiving TDs, 737 yards, 92.1 yards per game and 23.0 yards per catch. Thirty-four of his 48 catches resulted in first downs. He opened the year with four catches for 50 yards against Missouri State. He followed with five for career highs of 140 yards and two touchdowns against No. 23 Georgia. His 140 receiving yards were the most by any Razorback in a game in 2009. He had four for 60 yards and a TD at Alabama. After making three for 10 yards against Texas A&M, he had five for 85 and a score against No. 17 Auburn, four for 135 and a score at No. 1 Florida, and three for 83 yards at Ole Miss. He had a career-long 75-yard reception for a touchdown at Florida. He had three for 28 yards against Eastern Michigan, three for 61 against South Carolina, three for 37 and a touchdown against Troy and three for 49 and a TD against Mississippi State. At No. 17 LSU, he had five catches for 124 yards. In the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory over East Carolina, he had three catches for 32 yards.
2008 Season
Childs played in 12 games and started at South Carolina. He finished the year with 18 catches for 273 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 15.2 yards per reception, which was third on the team among those with multiple catches. He had six catches for 88 yards and a touchdown against Western Illinois. He scored his first touchdown against WIU, a 26-yarder from Casey Dick in the fourth quarter as part of Arkansas' come-from behind win. He caught four of his six receptions in the final two scoring drives against Western Illinois, including three for first downs, one on a third and four. His six catches for 88 yards were season highs. One of Childs' two catches against Alabama went for a first down and he had a third-down-and-long catch for 11 yards against Texas. Childs had solid performances against Auburn and Ole Miss with 61 receiving yards in each contest. Childs caught a season-long pass of 39 yards against Auburn and picked up a team-leading three first downs through receptions. His second touchdown reception of the year came against the Rebels on a 22-yard pass from Dick late in the fourth quarter. Childs made two catches for 61 yards against Ole Miss, including a season-long tying 39-yard grab and a 22-yard touchdown. Both catches went for first downs and led to Arkansas scores. He accounted for five first downs in the win. Childs made his first career start against South Carolina where he nabbed one catch for six yards.
High School
He was a 2007 all-state selection following his senior season for Coach Bo Hembree at Warren High School. As a junior, he racked up 65 receptions, including 15 touchdown catches. He was selected to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette all-junior team. He was ranked the No. 9 overall recruit in the state of Arkansas and the No. 84 receiver in the nation by Rivals. He was ranked No. 9 in the HawgSports.com Natural 21 and by Hawgs Illustrated. As ranked by Scout, he was the No. 72 receiver in the nation and the No. 5 recruit out of Arkansas. He was also recruited by Tennessee, Ole Miss, Colorado, Mississippi State and Texas Tech.
Personal
Born March 10, 1990, he is the son of Gregory and Carla Childs. He is enrolled in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Vikings' picks: Round 4/134 - Greg Childs, WR, 6-3, 219, Arkansas...Caught only 21 passes last year after tearing his patella tendon the year before. But is now healthy. - The Sports Xchange

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