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Lions take chance on Division III player

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Division III players are generally prohibitive long shots when it comes to getting to the NFL. Chris Greenwood, a fifth-round draft pick by the Detroit Lions, doesnt look at himself that way. Not really, Greenwood said. I feel like if I work hard and do the things I know I can do, Ill have a good shot. Greenwood, a 6-foot-2, 193-pound cornerback from Albion...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions trade up to take Albion CB Chris Greenwood

The Detroit Lions have selected Albion cornerback Chris Greenwood in the fifth round of the NFL draft. Greenwood is the first Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association player selected in the NFL draft since 1967, when New Orleans selected Albion linebacker Barry Siler in the eighth round. Detroit drafted him 148th overall Saturday, sending the 158th pick later in the round...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

U-M's Hemingway, Koger join local players headed to all-star games

Albion cornerback Chris Greenwood, Wayne State tackle Joe Long and Michigan State receiver B.J. Cunningham also are headed to the Shrine game. MSU quarterback Kirk Cousins has been invited to the Senior Bowl, which is Jan. 28.
Via Lions Blog
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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