Greg Peach

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Greg Peach
No. 90     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date of birth: (1986-11-19) November 19, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Vancouver, Washington
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: International
Position(s): DE
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
College: Eastern Washington
High school: Evergreen High School
(Vancouver, Washington)
NFL Draft: 2008 / Undrafted
Organizations
As player:
20092011
20122013
2013-present
Edmonton Eskimos
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
Awards:
Records:
  • Tackles for a loss in a season (28)
  • Tackles for a loss in a career (63)
  • Sacks in a career (35.5)
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Greg Peach (born November 19, 1986 in Vancouver, Washington) is a professional Canadian football defensive end who is currently with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers . He was most recently a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Edmonton Eskimos as a street free agent in 2009. He played college football at Eastern Washington and was the 2008 recipient of the Buck Buchanan Award.

High school career[edit]

Greg graduated from Evergreen High School where he was named a First Team All-State selection by the Tacoma News Tribune as a defensive lineman. He also played basketball while at Evergreen.

College career[edit]

Peach had a career-best senior season in 2008, ending the year with 72 defensive tackles (35 solo), 23.5 tackles for loss, 18 sacks, one pass broken up and one fumble recovery in 11 games (11 starts). His outstanding efforts that season earned him the Buck Buchanan Award, honoring the Division I Football Championship Subdivision's top defensive player. He ended his collegiate career with 35.5 sacks, which established a new record for career sacks in school history. Peach also set school records for most tackles for a loss in a season (28) and career (63).

Professional career[edit]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Peach signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League as a free agent in 2009. In his 3 seasons with the Eskimos, Peach has recorded a total of 94 tackles and 13 sacks. He was not resigned by the Eskimos following the 2011 CFL season.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

He signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a free agent on February 18, 2012.[1] In his first season with the Tiger-Cats he amassed 36 tackles and 6 sacks. He was injured for much of the first half of the 2013 CFL season, leading to his release on August 28, 2013.

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