NFL Draft Scouting Report: Chad Greenway

Speed, smarts and productivity.....Chad Greenway of Iowa has it all. Though not flashy, he has been a consistent defender for the Hawkeyes after barely being recruited out of high-school. Greenway now stands to be one of the first linebackers selected in next April's draft and is a potential top 20-choice.

Full Name: Chad Greenway         School: Iowa

Ht: 6-2         Wt: 243         40: 4.50         Yr: 5Sr

Pos: Productive four-year starter with an outstanding head for the game. Disciplined, quick to diagnose and displays a sixth sense on the football field. Effectively uses hand technique to defeat blocks, collapses from the outside defending the run and gets depth on pass drops. Plays with good pad level and consistently puts himself in a position to make a play on the ball. Efficient, takes good angles to the action and wraps up ball handlers. Effectively placed over slot receivers and does a solid job in coverage.

Neg: Lacks great speed to the flanks. Does not always play under control.

Analysis: Combining outstanding size\speed numbers and football instincts, Greenway offers terrific potential at a number of linebacker spots. Plays with a good motor and will be an asset to any team in the NFL.

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