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Greg Newsome II

CB

#20

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 22

Weight: 192 lbs

College: Northwestern

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    30
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Recent Games

WKOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
17@SteelersL 14 - 268510020
18BengalsW 21 - 163210000
15RaidersL 14 - 16
14RavensW 24 - 22
12@RavensL 10 - 163300000
11LionsW 13 - 101100000
10@PatriotsL 7 - 453200000
9@BengalsW 41 - 165500030
8SteelersL 10 - 153300010
7BroncosW 17 - 143300010
6CardinalsL 14 - 371100000
5@ChargersL 42 - 47
4@VikingsW 14 - 7
3BearsW 26 - 63300010
2TexansW 31 - 213120010
1@ChiefsL 29 - 331100000

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASONTEAMGGSTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
2021Cleveland Browns1211373040090
TOTAL1211373040090000000

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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