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  Greg Newman
Greg Newman

Player Profile
Hometown:
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Last College:
Colorado

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
DL

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: Three-year letterman played both defensive end and tackle ... honorable mention all-conference tackle as a senior ... 73 career tackles (13.5 for loss) ... initially walked on after transferring from Colorado ... placed on scholarship in 2007.

2008-Started all 13 games at tackle in a breakout season ... honorable mention all-MWC ... 50 total tackles included 9.5 tackles for loss (second on team) ... led Utah with two fumble recoveries ... also had two pass breakups and an interception ... career-high eight tackles (two for loss) against UNLV ... seven tackles (1.5 for loss) and an interception against Wyoming ... five tackles (two for loss, one sack) and a fumble recovery against Weber State ... four tackles and a sack vs. Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.

2007-Played in all 13 games and started four (two games at right end, two at tackle) ... 12 total tackles ... two tackles for loss and one sack ... two pass breakups ... four tackles against Air Force ... three stops, two tackles for loss and a sack against TCU.

2006-Played in all 13 games as a backup defensive end ... 11 total tackles ... two tackles for loss and one fumble recovery.

2005-Transfer from Colorado could practice but not play due to NCAA transfer rules.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Redshirted at Colorado in 2004 ... three-year starting defensive lineman for Westlake HS (Calif.) also played some fullback ... helped Westlake reach the state finals twice, going 14-0 and winning the title his senior year ... PrepStar All-American and SuperPrep all-Far West ... Defensive Player of the Year for Ventura County and the Marmonte League ... twice named first-team all-CIF, all-Marmonte League and all-Ventura County ... second team all-league as a sophomore ... MVP of the CIF Championships, when he had 14 tackles, two for loss, and an interception ... 115 tackles his senior season.

PERSONAL: Son of Terry and Yvonne Newman ... hobbies include snowboarding, cars and computers ... attained the Star rank in Boy Scouts ... second cousin, Jentry Beckstead, pitched in the Colorado Rockies farm system from 2001-07 ... economics major ... born Feb. 1, 1986.

YEAR	G/GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	SACK	INT
2006	13/0	6	5	11	2.0-3	0-0	0-0
2007	13/4	4	8	12	2.0-8	1.0-7	0-0
2008	13/13	20	30	50	9.5-37	2.5-21	1-0
Totals	39/17	30	43	73	13.5-48	3.5-28	1-0
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