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Jamal Greene - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Jamal Greene

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'4''
Weight 328 lbs.
Class Redshirt Junior
Hometown Kansas City, Kan.
High School Washington HS

2009 (Jr.): Saw action in nine games as a reserve on the defensive line… Had six tackles, including one tackle for loss on the year… Made two tackles at Texas… Had one tackle in games against UTEP, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Nebraska.

2008 (So.): Started eight games, including each of the last seven contests… Made 21 tackles on the year with six tackles for loss… Had back-to-back four-tackle games against Oklahoma and Texas midway through the year… Recorded at least two tackles in each of the last three regular season games with three stops against Missouri in the regular season finale… Recorded a sack against Texas Tech… Also had a sack early in the year against Louisiana Tech.

2007 (Fr.): Played as a backup on the defensive line… Recorded seven tackles on the year… Had one tackle for loss… Best game statistically was a three-stop effort at Oklahoma State… Had two tackles against Southeastern Louisiana… Had one tackle against both Florida International and Baylor.

2006 (RS): Redshirted his first season at KU.

High School: Listed as the third-best recruit in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com… An all-KCK League first team selection following the 2005 season… Also earned all-metro honors as a senior… Collected 63 total tackles in 2005, including 26 solo stops… Garnered four quarterback sacks and forced two hurries as a senior… Served as the team[apos]s punter in 2005 and finished the season with an average of 38.9 yards per attempt… Coached in football by Darwin Franklin and Eric King… Earned varsity letters in football and basketball for the Wildcats… A member of the school[apos]s academic honor roll.

Personal: Born in Kansas City, Kan… Majoring in American studies/sociology… Hobbies include basketball, sleeping, spending time at home and watching LeBron James play basketball… Involved in car racing… Son of Wyvonne Hill, Derek and Flipina Page… Has seven brothers and sisters… Cousin played football at Kansas State and in arena football.

Up Close: Favorite Website – ESPN.com, Favorite Athlete – Kobe Bryant, Favorite Activity Other Than Football – Fishing, Post-College Dream (other than NFL) – Coach a college team, Football is… A lifestyle. A way of life. Football is life.

Defense G UT AT Total TFL Sacks PBU QBH FF
2007 7 6 1 7 1-2 0 0 0 0
2008 13 15 6 21 6-29 2-11 1 2 1
2009 9 4 2 6 1-3 0 0 1 0
Totals 29 25 9 34 8-34 2-11 1 3 1