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Greg Newsome II

CB

#20

Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Age: 21

Weight: 192 lbs

College: Northwestern

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    2
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2 Texans W 31 - 21 3 1 2 0 1 0
1 @Chiefs L 29 - 33 1 1 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2021 Cleveland Browns 2 2 4 2 2 0 1 0
TOTAL 2 2 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0

Biography

Career Transactions 

Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round (26th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. 

Key Notes 

  • Played in 21 games at Northwestern from 2018-20, collecting 71 tackles, 25 pass breakups, one interception and one fumble recovery.
  • Named to second team All-America by both Phil Steele and Football Writer Association of America in 2020. Received third team Associated Press All-America honors and was a consensus first team All-Big Ten selection.
  • Earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors for his efforts in the classroom as a junior and sophomore.
  • Led the Big Ten with 10 passes defended in 2020.
  • Appeared in nine games with eight starts in 2019, making 36 tackles. Led the team and ranked second in the Big Ten with 11 pass breakups.
  • Appeared in six games with four starts as a first-year defensive back in 2018, making 23 tackles and breaking up four passes.
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