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Greg Toler
Indianapolis Colts
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-02) January 2, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
High School: Hyattsville (MD) Northwestern
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: St. Paul's (VA)
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 131
Debuted in 2009 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     128
Sacks     1.0
Forced Fumbles     2
Interceptions     5

Greg Toler (born January 2, 1985) is an American football cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.[1] He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.[2] Toler was the first player from Saint Paul's College, a small Division II historically black college, in Lawrenceville, Virginia to be drafted into the NFL.[3]

Early yearsEdit

He had a few scholarship offers in his senior year at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, but he didn't have the grades that were good enough to attend college. He was working at a local JC Penney's and playing semi-pro football in the Washington,DC-Virginia-Maryland area for the DC Explosion (NAFL), when he was noticed by a coach who worked at Saint Paul's College, Virginia.[4] Toler was eventually rewarded a scholarship at Saint Paul's College. Toler made the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Conference team as a junior and senior.

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Considered one of the most intriguing small-school prospects in the 2009 NFL Draft, Toler was graded as the seventh-best cornerback available.[5] He was selected in the fourth round, 131st overall, by the Cardinals, as the first St. Paul's Tiger ever selected in an NFL Draft. He missed the entire 2011 season due to a torn ACL.

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Toler signed with the Indianapolis Colts on March 12, 2013.[6]

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