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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.