Chad Greenway's Lead The Way Foundation, prolanthropy, chad greenway, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, St. Paul, Hospitals, Manny's Steakhouse
Chad Greenway's Lead The Way Foundation, prolanthropy, chad greenway, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, St. Paul, Hospitals, Manny's Steakhouse
Name: Chad Greenway
Height/Weight:
6’3”, 242 lbs.
Position:
Outside Linebacker
Born:
January 12
Resides:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
College:
Iowa
Drafted:
2006
NFL Career:
11 seasons
Retired: 2017
PROFESSIONAL FACTS
  • The only Iowa LB ever selected in the 1st round of the NFL Draft
  • Selected #17 overall in the 2006 NFL Draft and was the 3rd LB taken
  • 2007: Led the team with 4 FFs and 2nd in tackles with 130
  • 2008: Led tackles with 150
  • 2009: NFC Defensive Player of the Week  9/20 and Led all LBs with 6 takeaways
  • 2011: NFL Pro Bowl Selection
  • 2012: NFL Pro Bowl Selection and AP 2nd Team All-NFL

AWARDS

  • 2007 Ed Block Courage Award Winner
  • 2011 Minnesota Vikings' Walter Payton Man of the Year
  • 2014 Minnesota Vikings' Walter Payton Man of the Year
  • 2015 NFLPA Byron Whizzer White Award Winner
  • 2015 Minnesota Vikings' Walter Payton Man of the Year
  • 2016 Minnesota Vikings' Walter Payton Man of the Year
PERSONAL FACTS
  • Attended Mount Vernon High in South Dakota.
  • Had his high school jersey, #8, retired in a winter 2009 event at the school.
  • Graduated with a degree in communication studies from Iowa.
  • Married to Jenni Greenway. The couple has 4 daughters.