Greg Toler

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Greg Toler
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Toler with the Redskins in 2016
No. 20 Washington Redskins
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-02) January 2, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Hyattsville (MD) Northwestern
College: Saint Paul's (VA)
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 131
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 259
Sacks: 2.0
Pass deflections: 45
Forced Fumbles: 4
Interceptions: 8
Touchdowns: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Greg Toler (born January 2, 1985) is an American football cornerback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.[1] Toler was the first player from Saint Paul's College, a now-defunct Division II historically black college, in Lawrenceville, Virginia to be drafted into the NFL.[2]

Early years[edit]

He had a few scholarship offers in his senior year at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, but he didn't have the grades that were good enough to attend college. He was working at a local JC Penney's and playing semi-pro football in the Washington, DC-Virginia-Maryland area for the DC Explosion (NAFL), when he was noticed by a coach who worked at Saint Paul's College, Virginia.[3] Toler was eventually awarded a scholarship at Saint Paul's College. Toler made the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Conference team as a junior and senior.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Considered one of the most intriguing small-school prospects in the 2009 NFL Draft, Toler was graded as the seventh-best cornerback available.[4] He was selected in the fourth round, 131st overall, by the Cardinals, as the first St. Paul's Tiger ever selected in an NFL Draft. He missed the entire 2011 season due to a torn ACL.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Toler signed with the Indianapolis Colts on March 12, 2013.[5] Toler was placed on injured reserve on January 6, 2014, after suffering a groin injury during the Colts 45-44 Wild Card win over the Kansas City Chiefs.[6]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On April 13, 2016, Toler signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins.[7]

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