- Greg Warren (American football)
birthdate=birth date and age|1981|10|18
birthplace=Goldsboro, North Carolina
Super Bowlchampion (XL)
Gregory Robert Warren (born
October 18, 1981) was an American football long snapperfor the Pittsburgh Steelersof the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agentin 2005. He played college footballat North Carolina.
Warren earned a
Super Bowl ringwith the Steelers in Super Bowl XL.
Greg Warren attended
Southern Wayne High Schoolin Dudley, North Carolinaand was a four-year lettermanin football and three-year letterman in track & field. In football, he won All-Conference Honorable Mention honors as a senior. In track & field, he was a three-time All-Conference Honorable Mention honoree.
Warren attended the University of North Carolina. At UNC, Warren started his
college footballcareer as a walk on. From the start of the 2001 season, Warren was the starting long snapper for the team, and continued that role until his graduation after the 2004 season. He majored in exercise and sports science.
Prior to his NFL career, he had been pursuing a career in education, as evidenced by his tenure as a teaching assistant at
East Chapel Hill High School.
rookieseason in 2005, Warren was used entirely as a long snapper, beating former Steelers center Mike Schneckfor the job.
restricted free agentin the 2008 offseason, Warren signed a three-year, $2.3 million contract with the Steelers on March 25.
* [http://tarheelblue.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/warren_greg00.html North Carolina Tar Heels bio]
* [http://news.steelers.com/Team/Player|151 Pittsburgh Steelers bio]
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