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53 Steve Greer
Steve  Greer


Solon, Ohio

High School:
Solon HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230




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Career -
Finished career with 376 tackles, which ranks No. 6 all-time at UVa ... at conclusion of 2012 regualar season, led all active ACC players and was No. 7 among all active FBS players with 376 career tackles ... only Notre Dame's Manti Te'o had more career tackles among active BCS conference players.


2012 - First-team All-ACC ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year ... VaSID All-State Defensive Player of the Year ... VaSID All-State first-team ... Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List ... Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List ... Lombardi Watch List ... Blue Ribbon preseason All-ACC ... Lindy's preseason All-ACC first team ... Athlon Sports preseason All-ACC first team ... Phil Steele preseason All-ACC first team ... team captain. 2011 - Second-team All-ACC ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Linebacker of the Year ... Phil Steele's preseason All-ACC fourth-team ... VaSID first team all-state. 2009 - All-ACC Honorable Mention ... Freshman All-American from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication and ... All-ACC Honorable Mention by The Sporting News ... All-ACC third-team from Phil Steele's Postseason Publication ... presented the team's Bill Dudley Award as the most outstanding first-year player.

2012 - Started all 12 games ... led UVa with 122 tackles, the most by a Cavalier since Angelo Crowell had 155 in 2002 ... made four stops against Richmond ... named ACC Linebacker of the Week after having 15 tackles against Penn State ... reached double figures in tackles six times, including a career-high 19 tackles against Virginia Tech in collegiate finale ... also named ACC Linebacker of the Week after the Virginia Tech game ... added two sacks against the Nittany Lions ... led UVa with 12 tackles against La Tech ... had 10 stops at Duke and 14 against Wake Forest ... had 13 stops vs. Miami ... finished career with 13 double figure tackle games. 2011 - Started all 12 regular season games and led the team with 103 tackles ... missed the Chick-fil-A Bowl with a lower extremity injury ... two TFLs and two sacks at FSU ... had a season-high 14 tackles (1.0 for loss) against NC State ... 10 tackles (0.5 for loss) vs. Georgia Tech ... recovered a fumble against William & Mary ... had 10 tackles at North Carolina ... broke up two passes against Idaho ... has four pass breakups. 2010 - Appeared in all 12 games and recorded his only start of the season against Maryland ... recorded game high tackles against Maryland and at Virginia Tech with nine in each contest ... forced a team-best two fumbles (Duke, VT) ... finished second on the squad with 59 tackles ... collected 5.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards ... recorded 0.5 sack at Duke ... registerd nine tackles at Duke ... forced fumble at Duke set up UVa to take the lead late in the game ... recorded six tackles against VMI. 2009 - Finished the season with 92 tackles, giving him the most by a UVa freshman since Darryl Blackstock recorded 108 in 2002 ... ranked No. 5 amongst the nation's freshmen (second in the ACC) with 92 tackles ... ranked No. 5 in the ACC with 92 tackles ... ranked No. 97 in the nation with 92 tackles ... No. 7 all-time among UVa freshmen with 92 tackles ... helped anchor the ACC's No. 4 and the nation's No. 21 pass defense ... helped hold 9-of-12 opponents under their season passing yardage average ... tallied a career-high 14 tackles at then No. 16 Miami ... recorded a sack at Southern Miss (9/19) ... earned his first letter ... made his first career start against William & Mary ... had 10 tackles in his collegiate debut against the Tribe ... selected by the UVa coaches as a defensive player of the game against William & Mary and North Carolina. 2008- Redshirted.

Rugged linebacker for coach Jim McQuaide at Solon HS ... 3 stars by Rivals, 2 stars by Scout ... ranked as the No. 46 inside linebacker nationally by Rivals ... No. 49 player in Ohio by Rivals ... led the team in tackling his last two seasons ... earned first-team all-state honors and first-team all-district honors as a senior after making 150 tackles and intercepting two passes ... also recovered two fumbles ... finished with 128 tackles, including 69 solo stops, as a junior ... had 16 tackles for loss and two sacks ... also picked off two passes and earned All-Northeast Ohio and all-conference honors ... son of Jim Greer.



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