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Brett Greenwood
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Brett Greenwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bettendorf, IA

High School:
Pleasant Valley HS

Weight:
200

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
09/14/1987

Hawk Item - - Tied for sixth with 12 career interceptions . . . totaled 229 career tackles to tie for 41st on career list . . . five interceptions in 2010 led the Big Ten and tied for 22nd nationally . . . started 29 straight games before missing 2009 Northwestern game due to injury . . . one of seven seniors named to 2010 Leadership Group . . . one of four juniors named to 2009 Leadership Group . . . one of three sophomores named to 2008 Leadership Group . . . only redshirt freshman named to 2007 Leadership Group.

2010 Honors - - Second team all-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by league media . . . Permanent Team Captain, Defense . . . Win During the Week Award, Defense.

2010 Preseason Honors - - Honorable mention all-America by National Champs.net . . . second team all-Big Ten by Sports Illustrated . . . 2010 - - started all 13 games at free safety, recording 61 total tackles and leading team with five interceptions . . . started at free safety in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . recorded two tackles in opening win, including one tackle for loss . . . started at free safety in 35-7 win over Iowa State . . . recorded two solo tackles and two assists vs. ISU, along with an interception in the red zone, his fourth in last three meetings with ISU . . . started at free safety in 34-27 loss at Arizona, recording two solo tackles and three assists . . . started at free safety in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 112 yardstotal offense . . . started at free safety in 24-3 win over Penn State as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and three assists vs. Penn State, plus one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 38-28 win at Michigan, recording one solo tackle and three assists . . . started at free safety in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . recorded three solo stops and three assists, and also had ninth career interception vs. Wisconsin, leading to Iowa field goal . . . started at free safety in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State as defense allowed just 31 net rushing yards and 258 yards total offense . . . recorded three assisted tackles and third interception of the season vs. MSU . . . started at free safety in 18-13 win at Indiana at defense allowed just 91 net rushing yards . . . collected fourth interception of the season vs. Hoosiers, leading to an Iowa field goal . . .also had six tackles and two pass break-ups, raising career total to 205 tackles . . . started at free safety in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . started at free safety in 20-17 loss to Ohio State, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . started at free safety in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded five tackles at Minnesota, along with recovered fumble that led to Iowa's fourth quarter touchdown . . . started at free safety in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . led team with 11 tackles vs. Missouri, including career-high nine solo tackles . . . also had pass interception in end zone at end of first half.

2009 Honors - - Second team all-Big Ten by league media . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches . . . Win During the Week Award, Defense.

2009 Pre-season Honors - - Named pre-season third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . 2009 - - Started all 12 games he played, missing Northwestern game due to injury . . . collected 33 solo tackles and 22 assists . . . recorded three pass interceptions and seven pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded 12 tackles vs. UNI, including five solo stops and seven assists, and had one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 35-3 win at Iowa State as defense collected six turnovers . . . had two pass interceptions for 17 yards vs. ISU, along with five solo tackles and one assist and two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 27-17 win over Arizona as defense allowed just 105 passing yards and 253 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. Arizona, including two solo stops and three assists . . . started at free safety in 21-10 win at Penn State . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists at PSU . . . started at free safety in 24-21 win over Arkansas State as defense allowed just 80 net rushing yards . . . recorded five tackles (three solo, two assists) vs. ASU, along with one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 30-28 win over Michigan . . . recorded six tackles vs. Wolverines, including five solo stops . . . also had pass interception to end final Michigan threat in last minute and added one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 20-10 win at Wisconsin at defense allowed just 87 rushing yards and 243 yards total offense . . . recorded six tackles vs. Badgers, including four solo stops . . . started at free safety in 15-13 win at Michigan State as defense allowed just 85 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist before leaving game in third period due to injury . . . started at free safety in 42-24 win over Indiana, but played only first defensive series before leaving due to injury after recording one assisted tackle . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss to Northwestern due to injury . . . started at free safety in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State . . . recorded three solo tackles vs. OSU . . . started at free safety in 12-0 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 48 rushing yards and 201 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Gophers . . . started at free safety in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech, recording two solo tackles as defense allowed just 12 passing yards and 155 yards total offense.

2008 Honors - - Honorable mention all-Big Ten by league media . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . Win During the Week Award, defense . . . 2008 - - Recorded 68 tackles, including 30 solo tackles and 38 assists, along with two interceptions and six pass break-ups . . . listed as first team free safety following spring practice . . . started at free safety in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. Maine . . . started at free safety in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . started at free safety in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . recorded five tackles, including three solo stops, along with one interception and a pass break-up, vs. ISU . . . started at free safety in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording five solo tackles and one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Northwestern, including three solo stops and four assisted tackles . . . started at free safety in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. MSU . . . started at free safety in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles, including two solo stops, vs. the Hoosiers, along with interception and 31 yard return that led to Iowa's first points in the first period . . . started at free safety in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . recorded five tackles vs. the Badgers, including two solo stops and three assists, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assisted tackles at Illinois . . . started at free safety in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense. . . career-best 12 tackles vs. Penn State, including two solo tackles and 10 assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at free safety in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . career-high 14 tackles vs. Purdue, including six solo stops and eight assists . . . started at free safety in 55-0 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . recorded two assisted tackled and one pass break-up vs. Minnesota . . . started at free safety in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. South Carolina.

2007 Honors - - Named to Freshman all-Big Ten team selected by The Sporting News . . . Academic all-Big Ten . . . Next Man in Award, defense . . . 2007 - - Listed as co-first team cornerback following spring practice . . . saw action in win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . saw action in win over Syracuse, recording one solo tackle and one pass break-up as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . did not see action in loss at Iowa State . . . saw action in loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Indiana, but had no statistics . . . started at free safety in loss at Penn State for first career start . . . recorded five tackles at Penn State, including three solo stops and one tackle for loss, and also had first career interception and three-yard return . . . started at free safety in win over 18th-ranked Illinois as defense held top rushing team in the conference to 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Illinois, including six assists . . . came up with the play of the game vs. Illinois, collecting second career interception at the Iowa goalline with 1:12 remaining to secure 10-6 win, his second interception in as many weeks . . . started at free safety in loss at Purdue, matching career-best with seven tackles, all solo . . . started at free safety in double OT win over Michigan State . . . recorded career-high eight stops vs. MSU, along with career-best two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in win at Northwestern as defense allowed just three points, seven rushing yards and 124 yards total offense in the second half . . . collected six tackles at Northwestern, including four solo stops . . . started at free safety in win over Minnesota, recording four solo tackles, three assists and two pass break-ups . . . started at free safety in loss to Western Michigan, recording two solo tackles, two assists and one pass break-up.

2006 - - Redshirted after joining squad as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a junior and senior as a defensive back . . . first team all-conference as wide receiver and defensive back as a senior . . . first team all conference defensive back and third team all-conference quarterback as a junior . . . third team all-conference defensive back as a sophomore . . . Career - - career totals include 1,076 rushing yards, 686 passing yards and 783 yards receiving . . . totaled 16 rushing touchdowns, eight receiving touchdowns and had four touchdown passes . . . recorded 13 interceptions as free safety . . . as a senior recorded 56 receptions for 783 yards and eight TDs, along with six interceptions on defense . . . passed for 643 yards and rushed for 521 yards as a junior quarterback, with four interceptions on defense . . . holds school record for receptions in a season (56) . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . earned three varsity letters in football and basketball and four letters in track and field . . . member of prep basketball team that reached Class 4A state championship game as a senior.

Personal - - Born 9/14/87 . . . marketing major . . . four-year member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Michele and Dave Greenwood . . . one of two players from Bettendorf on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Ed Morrissey.

Career Bests
Tackles:	 14 vs. Purdue, 11/15/08
Solos:	          9 vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Assists:	 10 vs. Penn State, 11/08/08
Interceptions:	  2 at Iowa State, 9/12/09
PBU:	          2, six times, last at. Indiana, 11/06/10
Recovered Fumble: 1 at. Minnesota, 11/27/
Career Statistics Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Scks Int-Yds. PBU FF RF Freshman 25 20 45 1/1 0/0 2-12 5 0 0 Sophomore 30 38 68 0/0 0/0 2-31 6 0 0 Junior 33 22 55 0/0 0/0 3-17 7 0 0 Senior 29 32 61 1/4 0/0 5-23 3 0 1 Career 117 112 229 0/0 2/5 12-83 21 0 1
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