"Hollywood" Joins Chargers

"Hollywood", a 6-2, 235 pound linebacker, was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent. Regarded as the best outside linebacker in the junior college ranks by MoKan Football as a sophomore (2000) at Hutchinson Community College .

Greg "Hollywood" Cole, a linebacker out of Kansas became the school's all time record holder of tackles for a loss in November with 21 surpassing Ron Warner, who made 20.5 tackles for loss in 1997. He ended the season with 26.

"Greg Cole is a guy that every coach would like to have on their team because he cares," KU coach Mark Mangino said.

Cole sees his future as a safety or outside linebacker and is hoping if he does not make it to camp, to be at least sent to NFL Europe down the road.

Cole posted 106 tackles during his senior campaign with four sacks and one pass defense. He has a great deal of upside despite only being a starter for one season and with Kansas for two years. Cole is a former Hutchinson Community College standout.

Cole played in all 11 games as a junior (three starts), recording 39 tackles, including five for a loss.He played outside linebacker as a junior before moving inside his senior season.

Cole is also a solid special teams player and was named co-captain of the Jayhawks his senior season.


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