Steve Gregory (American football)

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Steve Gregory
Steve-Gregory-Aug-2-08-Practice.jpg
Gregory at the Chargers' practice in August 2008.
No. 28     New England Patriots
Free Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-08) January 8, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Syracuse
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2013
Tackles324
Interceptions7
Pass deflections24
Total touchdowns1
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Steve Gregory
Steve-Gregory-Aug-2-08-Practice.jpg
Gregory at the Chargers' practice in August 2008.
No. 28     New England Patriots
Free Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-08) January 8, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Syracuse
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2013
Tackles324
Interceptions7
Pass deflections24
Total touchdowns1
Stats at NFL.com

Stephen C. Gregory (born January 8, 1983) is an American football defensive back for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Syracuse.

Early years[edit]

Gregory lived in Staten Island, New York most of his youth. He was a Jets fan growing up. He attended St. Margaret Mary Parochial Elementary school grades 6-8 then attended Monsignor Farrell High School before transferring to Curtis High School.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Gregory signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played for them until 2011. He started 31 of 85 games, recording 241 tackles, four interceptions and two sacks.

New England Patriots[edit]

On March 15, 2012, Gregory signed with the New England Patriots.[1] On Thanksgiving Night—November 22, 2012—Gregory had a primary role in the Patriots' victory over his home-town team, the New York Jets. In the game, Gregory had an interception, 2 recovered fumbles (one leading to a touchdown, during the now infamous Butt-Fumble play),[2] 5 tackles, and 1 pass deflection. At the end of the game, on the national NBC broadcast, Gregory was awarded the traditional Thanksgiving award, along with teammates Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork.

Career Statistics[edit]

YearTeamGamesCombine TacklesTotal TacklesAssisted TacklesSacksForced FumblesFumble RecoveriesFumble YardsInterceptionsInterception YardsAverage Interception ReturnsLongest Interception YardsTouchdownsPass DefendedStuffsStuff YardsBlocked Kicks
2006SD1412840.0000000001000
2007SD16111010.0000000001000
2008SD15363150.0000000004110
2009SD167158132.0023113131306140
2010SD94434100.0000241214102010
2011SD156756110.0000126262613000
2012NE12373160.02230350173605000
2013NE147950291.0000000002000
TotalTotal111357278793.024071301941124260

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Patriots, safety Gregory agree Mike Reiss, ESPN Boston
  2. ^ How New York Jets lost to Patriots in under 60 seconds Gregg Rosenthal, NFL.com Retrieved 32 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Steve Gregory". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 

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