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Chad Greenway
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Chad Greenway

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt.. Vernon, SD

High School:
Mt. Vernon HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 244

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
01/13/1983

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    Hawk-Items - - Ranked second in the Big Ten and fourth in the nation in tackles per game (13.0) for all games . . . ranked fourth in the nation in solo tackles per game (7.7) . . . tied for first in the Big Ten in tackles per game (14.0) and tied for fifth in tackles for loss (1.0) in league games only . . . ranks fifth in career tackles with 416 stops . . . 156 tackles in 2005 ranks as third highest single season total at Iowa . . . recorded 10 or more tackles in 25 career games, including 10 games in 2005 . . . one of five seniors selected to 2005 Leadership Council.

    2005 Pre-Season Honors - - Playboy Magazine all-American . . . Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List . . . Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List . . . Dick Butkus Award Watch List . . . Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List . . . Lott Trophy Watch List . . . first team all-America by The Sporting News . . . first team all-America by rivals.com . . . first team all-America by Nationalchamps.net . . . first team all-America by Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook . . . first team defensive all-America by Phil Steele's College Football Preview . . . second team all-America by collegesportsreport.com . . . second team all-America by Athlon Sports . . . No. 2 outside linebacker by The Sporting News . . . No. 3 overall prospect by Mel Kiper . . . No. 7 "Best Players in the Big Ten" by cnnsi.com . . . first team all-Big Ten by rivals.com . . . first team all-Big Ten by collegefootballnews.com . . . first team all-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . fifth best player in Big Ten by collegefootballnews.com.

    2005 Honors - - Co-Most Valuable Player . . . Hayden Fry "Extra Heartbeat" award . . . Permanent Team Captain, offense . . . first team all-America by Pro Football Weekly . . . second team all-America by Associated Press, the Walter Camp Foundation and SI.com . . . first team all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . semi-finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Defensive Player of the Year Award . . . semi-finalist for the Butkus Award . . . quarter-finalist for the Lott Trophy . . . Big Ten Conference Player of the Week after totaling career-high 20 tackles in win over Northern Iowa . . . selected to participate in Senior Bowl . . . 2005 - - listed as first team linebacker following spring practice . . . started at linebacker in opening win over Ball State, collecting two solo tackles (one tackle for loss) in limited action due to lopsided score . . . started at linebacker at Iowa State, recording eight solo tackles and five assists . . . started at linebacker in win over Northern Iowa . . . registered career-high 20 tackles vs. UNI to earn Player of the Week honors and also had one tackle for loss and a pass break-up . . . started at linebacker at Ohio State, recording eight solo tackles and six assists . . . started at linebacker in win over Illinois, recording 13 solo tackles and seven assists, along with two QB sacks, a pass break-up and a QB pressure . . . started at linebacker in win at Purdue, recording nine solo tackles, one assist and one pass break-up . . . pass break-up resulted in an interception in the end zone to stop a potential scoring drive in the fourth quarter . . . started at linebacker in win over Indiana . . . recorded seven solo tackles and seven assisted tackles vs. the Hoosiers, including three tackles for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker vs. Michigan, recording 10 solo tackles and six assisted tackles, along with one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker at Northwestern . . . recorded six solo tackles and five assists to reach double figures in tackles for the eighth time in nine games . . . started at linebacker in win at Wisconsin as defense held Badgers to 276 yards total offense . . . recorded seven solo tackles and five assisted tackles, along with one tackle for loss . . . reached double figures in tackles for the ninth time in 2005 . . . started at linebacker in win over Minnesota as defense held top rushing team in the nation to 129 net rushing yards . . . recorded 15 total tackles against the Gophers, including 10 solo stops and five assisted tackles . . . also had an interception and 16 yard return to set up an Iowa touchdown and added on pass break-up and one tackle for loss . . . started at linebacker in Outback Bowl vs. Florida . . . recorded nine tackles vs. the Gators, including three solo stops, and two pass break-ups.

    2004 Honors - - First team all-American by Pro Football Weekly . . . second team all-American by CNNSI.com . . . third team all-American by CollegeSportsReport.com . . . first team all-Big Ten . . . first team all-Big Ten by Collegefootballnews.com . . . Special Teams Player of the Year . . . Hustle Team Award, defense . . . one of three juniors selected to team Leadership Council for 2004 season . . . named pre-season honorable mention all-America squad selected by NationalChamps.net . . . 2004 - - listed as first team linebacker following spring practice . . . started at linebacker in all 12 games . . . season totals included 113 tackles, including 71 solo stops and 42 assists . . . also had eight tackles for loss, three QB sacks, five pass break-ups, three interceptions, one forced fumble, one recovered fumble and a blocked punt . . . started at linebacker in opening win over Kent State . . . led team with 10 tackles, including two tackles for loss, and had a pass break-up . . . recorded first two interceptions of his career . . . returned first theft to Kent State seven-yardline to set up an Iowa touchdown in the second quarter . . . returned second interception 30 yards for first career touchdown in the fourth quarter . . . also blocked a Kent State punt in the third period that led to Iowa field goal . . . started at linebacker in win over Iowa State . . . recorded six solo tackles and four assists, along with one tackle for loss and one pass break-up as defense held ISU to 66 rushing yards . . . started at linebacker at Arizona State . . . led team with nine solo tackles and three assists, recording 10 or more tackles for the third straight game . . . started at linebacker at Michigan, recording 10 or more tackles for the fourth straight game . . . led team with 10 stops at Michigan, including eight solo tackles and a career-best two QB sacks . . . started at linebacker in win over Michigan State . . . recorded five solo tackles and three assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker in win over Ohio State as defense held OSU to 177 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo stops and three assists against the Buckeyes . . . started at linebacker in win at Penn State as defense allowed no offense points and held PSU to 147 yards total offense . . . recorded six solo tackles and five assists . . . started at linebacker in win at Illinois . . . recorded 10 tackles, including six solo stops, and one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker in win over Purdue . . . recorded eight tackles, including five solo stops . . . had one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker in win at Minnesota . . . recorded eight tackles, including three solo stops . . . third interception of the season (and his career) came in the first half and led to an Iowa field goal in 29-27 win . . . may have made the defensive play of the game when he tackled Minnesota ball carrier for four yard loss in final minute, two plays before a final field goal attempt from 51 yards was wide left . . . started at linebacker in win over Wisconsin to clinch share of Big Ten title . . . recorded 10 tackles, including six solo stops . . . also had a forced fumble and a QB sack as defense held Badgers to 186 yards total offense . . . started at linebacker in Capital One Bowl win over LSU . . . recorded nine tackles vs. LSU, including seven solo stops and one tackle for loss.

    2003 - - Second team all-Big Ten . . . Hustle Team Award, defense . . . Big Ten Conference co-Defensive Player of the Week vs. Arizona State . . . one of three sophomores selected to team Leadership Council for 2003 season . . . 2003 - - Started at linebacker in all 13 games . . . led team with nine solo tackles and four assists in opening game as defense held Miami to 54 yards rushing and without a touchdown for the first time since 1993 . . . recorded three solo tackles, one assist and a forced fumble in win over Buffalo . . . two of four tackles were for loss . . . recorded eight solo tackles and nine assists in win at Iowa State . . . recorded 11 solo tackles and six assists in win over Arizona State to share Big Ten Conference Player of the Week honors on defense . . . seven solo tackles, one assist and one pass break-up at Michigan State . . . four solo tackles and five assists in win over Michigan . . . five solo tackles and five assists at Ohio State, including three tackles for loss and one pass break-up . . . led team in tackles with 11 stops in win over Penn State, including nine solo stops . . . also had two tackles for loss and a QB sack . . . recorded first blocked punt of his career in the third quarter vs. PSU, which resulted in an Iowa touchdown, and was Iowa's fourth blocked punt of the season . . . recorded two solo tackles, six assists, one tackle for loss and a pass break-up in win over Illinois . . . recorded seven solo tackles, three assists and one pass break-up at Purdue . . . recorded four solo tackles and six assists in win over Minnesota . . . also had two tackles for loss, one QB sack, one pass break-up and QB pressure . . . recorded six solo tackles and five assists in win at Wisconsin, including one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . recorded three solo tackles and one assist in Outback Bowl win over Florida.

    2002 - - suffered knee injury near the end of spring practice and had major, re-constructive surgery . . . did not see action in first four games of the season . . . saw first action of his career in win at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . four solo tackles, three assists and one pass break-up in win over Purdue . . . recorded one solo tackle in win over Michigan State . . . had one solo tackle and one assist in win at Michigan as Iowa defense held Wolverines to 22 rushing yards and 171 yards total offense . . . saw limited action in win over Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . recorded two solo tackles and two assists in win over Northwestern . . . recorded one assisted tackle in win at Minnesota . . . saw action vs. Southern Cal in Orange Bowl but had no statistics.

    2001 Honors - - earned Team Leader Award on defense . . . 2001 - - redshirted.

    High school honors - - Three-time South Dakota all-state performer, earning first team honors as a junior and senior and third team honors as a sophomore . . . Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior . . . also Argus Leader and Sports Max Player of the Year . . . earned first team all-conference honors for three straight seasons . . . earned MVP honors and was team captain as a sophomore, junior, and senior . . . Career - - played quarterback and free safety and returned punts and kickoffs, helping prep team win two consecutive state titles as a junior and senior . . . career totals include 364 rushing attempts for 3,118 yards . . . completed 171-290 passes for 2,572 yards . . . on defense recorded 407 tackles and 23 interceptions . . . as a senior completed 62-114 passes for 1,147 yards and rushed for 1,320 yards . . . 132 tackles and four interceptions as a senior . . . also lettered in basketball, baseball and track and field.

    Personal - - Born 1/12/83 . . . communication studies major . . . parents are Julie and Alan Greenway . . . high school coach was Myron Steffen.

    Greenway's Collegiate Stats

    Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks I-Yd-TD BLK PBU FF RF
    Freshman 8 7 15 0/0 0/0 0-0-0 0 1 0 0
    Sophomore 78 54 132 13/26 2/7 0-0-0 1 6 1 0
    Junior 71 42 113 8/23 3/6 3-54-1 1 5 1 0
    Senior 95 61 156 10/25 2/6 1-16-0 0 8 0 0
    Career 252 164 416 31/74 7/19 4-70-1 2 20 2 0
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