Greg Toler

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Greg Toler
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Toler with the Redskins in 2016
No. 28, 20
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1985-01-02) January 2, 1985 (age 34)
Washington, D.C.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:Northwestern
(Hyattsville, Maryland)
College:Saint Paul's (VA)
NFL Draft:2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 131
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:277
Sacks:2.0
Forced fumbles:4
Fumble recoveries:2
Interceptions:8
Defensive touchdowns :3
Player stats at NFL.com

Greg Toler (born January 2, 1985) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.[1] Toler was the first and last player from Saint Paul's College, a 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 and last St. Paul's Tiger 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ball, Stephen (April 27, 2009). "The Washington Post: Small-School Toler Gets a Big Reward". Retrieved December 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "AZ Central: With a heavy heart, Arizona Cardinals' Greg Toler making his presence felt". Retrieved December 13, 2010.
  3. ^ http://www.azcardinals.com/team/roster/Greg-Toler/284ff17a-8094-4488-8a23-adcd2f504ab4
  4. ^ "View Draft by Positions". CNN.
  5. ^ Report: Cardinals lose CB Greg Toler to Colts
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". Colts.com. January 6, 2014. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  7. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Redskins Sign Cornerback Greg Toler". Redskins.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016.

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