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Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round (26th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.
- 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.
Greg Newsome II earns starting job for NFL debut with dogged work ethic
1st-round rookie impressed his coaches, teammates throughout training camp
Greg Newsome II named Browns' Maurice Bassett Award winner for standout training camp performance
Newsome proved he was ready for a significant role in the defense after his first NFL training camp
'I know I belong': Greg Newsome II feels ready for anything
After working through his 1st training camp and gaining experience in two preseason games, Newsome is confident he can make his rookie season a success
Browns-Giants joint practice: Observations from the defense - Day 1
Greg Newsome and Greedy Williams made two of the best plays of practice to sum up a quality day from the defense
Snap Counts: Browns rookies get major playing time in preseason opener
Cleveland's class of 2021 was active early and often in Jacksonville
Browns sign deals with rookies CB Greg Newsome II, WR Anthony Schwartz
All eight members of the Browns' 2021 draft class have signed their rookie deals.
Browns 2021 position preview: Analyzing the cornerbacks
One year after coping with injuries and putting the depth of the position to the test, the cornerbacks room is flush with talent and now arguably one of the deepest positions on the roster
Browns Breakdowns: What CB Greg Newsome II brings to the secondary
Newsome checked nearly all requirements needed for a cornerback at the NFL level during his three seasons at Northwestern
10 for '21: Which position will be most improved?
Nathan Zegura, Andrew Gribble and Anthony Poisal make their predictions for some of the hottest topics surrounding the Browns entering the 2021 season
Heart On His Sleeves
Greg Newsome II doesn't want his impact on the city of Cleveland to be limited to what he does on the football field
'Believing I'm the Best'
Greg Newsome II is coming to Cleveland with confidence — and a history of proving it's more than warranted
Browns Mailbag: Which rookie is poised to make the biggest impact in 2021?
Senior Writer Andrew Gribble answers your questions every week
Joe Woods says Greg Newsome II, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah 'bring a different element'
The Browns defensive coordinator believes the Browns 'got two first-rounders' in Newsome and 'JOK'
News Updates: Mike Priefer says kick, punt return positions are 'wide open'
ClevelandBrowns.com has you covered with all the news, notes and quotes as the Browns go through voluntary OTAs and mandatory minicamp for the 2021 offseason.
5 takeaways from Day 1 of Browns rookie minicamp
Rookies made their Browns practice debuts Friday for the first of a three-day rookie minicamp
Browns rookie minicamp features 18 players, including 3 on tryouts
A much smaller version of the annual weekend tradition begins Friday in Berea
By the Numbers: Breaking down the Browns' 2021 draft class
Here are some of the numbers that meant the most for each player in the Browns' eight-man rookie class
News Updates: Browns add 2022 4th-round pick in trade with Lions
ClevelandBrowns.com has you covered with all the news, notes and quotes from the 2021 NFL Draft
Greg Newsome II ready to 'give my all to Cleveland,' prove himself as top cornerback of 2021 draft class
Newsome didn't expect to fall to No. 26, but he believes he'll have plenty of opportunities to prove his skills in Cleveland
Analysis: Draft board falls Browns' way, and the defense keeps getting better
Cleveland just keeps adding talent and depth to its remade defense
5 things to know about Greg Newsome, the Browns' 1st pick of the 2021 NFL Draft
Newsome was one of the top cornerbacks available in the draft class. Now, he's coming to Cleveland
Social media reacts to Browns selecting Greg Newsome II
The Browns received plenty of positive reviews for Newsome, who was picked at 26th overall