Kevin Greene (American football)

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Kevin Greene
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Greene at Packers preseason training in August 2011
No. 91
Position:Linebacker
Defensive end
Personal information
Born:(1962-07-31)July 31, 1962
Schenectady, New York
Died:December 21, 2020(2020-12-21) (aged 58)
Destin, Florida
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Granite City South (Granite City, Illinois)
College:Auburn
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 113
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
As player

As coach

Career NFL statistics
Tackles:773
Sacks:160.0
Interceptions:5
Forced fumbles:23
Player stats at NFL.com

Kevin Darwin Greene (July 31, 1962 – December 21, 2020) was an American professional football player. He was a linebacker and defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1985 through 1999.

He was also an outside linebackers coach for the Green Bay Packers from 2009 through 2013 and the New York Jets from 2017 through 2018.

He was a three-time All-Pro and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

Greene died on December 21, 2020 in Destin, Florida, at the age of 58.[1]

References[change | change source]

    • "Kevin Greene, Former Pittsburgh Steelers LB And Hall Of Famer, Dies At 58". CBS News Pittsburgh. Associated Press. December 21, 2020. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
    • "Hall of Famer Greene, 3rd all-time in sacks, dies". ESPN. December 21, 2020. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
    • Martin, Jill (December 21, 2020). "Kevin Greene, NFL sack legend and Hall of Famer, has died at age 58". CNN. Retrieved December 22, 2020.