Greg Wesley

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Greg Wesley
No. 25
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-03-19) March 19, 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth: Little Rock, Arkansas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Arkansas-Pine Bluff
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SWAC (1998)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 587
Interceptions: 29
Sacks: 6.0
Player stats at NFL.com

Gregory Lashon Wesley (born March 19, 1978) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played college football at Arkansas-Pine Bluff and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

Wesley has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders.

College career[edit]

He played in 33 games (22 starts) during his collegiate career at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, totaling 121 tackles, nine tackles for a loss, eight interceptions, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and 21 passes defensed. Wesley was drafted in the 2000 NFL Draft by Kansas City in the 3rd round of the draft.

Professional career[edit]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Wesley played eight season for the Kansas City Chiefs after being drafted by the team in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft. During that time, he recorded 497 tackles (430 solo), six sacks, 56 defended passes, 11 forced fumbles and 29 interceptions (for 542 yards). In 2007 he lost his starting job with the Chiefs to safety Bernard Pollard.

On July 17, 2008, Wesley was released by the Chiefs.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On July 22, 2008, Wesley signed with the Oakland Raiders, but was released on August 11, before appearing in any games.

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Fumble Return Yards Interceptions Interception Return Yards Yards per Interception Return Longest Interception Return Interceptions Returned for Touchdown Passes Defended
2000 KC 16 84 68 16 1.0 2 1 0 2 28 14 28 0 7
2001 KC 16 84 73 11 2.0 1 2 0 2 44 22 30 0 7
2002 KC 13 64 54 10 1.0 0 1 0 6 170 28 50 0 8
2003 KC 16 104 89 15 2.0 1 0 0 6 63 11 27 0 12
2004 KC 12 66 59 7 0.0 4 0 0 4 92 23 65 0 7
2005 KC 16 82 65 17 0.0 1 0 0 6 106 18 51 0 8
2006 KC 14 69 64 5 0.0 2 0 0 3 39 13 29 0 7
2007 KC 15 30 28 2 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Career 118 583 500 83 6.0 12 4 0 29 542 19 65 0 59

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Personal life[edit]

Wesley's younger brother, Broderick Green, was a running back at the University of Southern California. He transferred in Oct. 2008 and joined the University of Arkansas football team in 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greg Wesley Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 

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