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Greg Yeaster
Greg Yeaster

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Montrose, Mich.

High School:
Montrose

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 269

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
06/29/1982

Experience:
1L


Will compete for playing time at defensive tackle in 2003...listed No. 2 on the preseason depth chart at defensive tackle, behind Brandon McKinney...AS A SOPHOMORE: Academic All-Big Ten selection...saw action in 10 games in 2002 and played 73 minutes (DNP vs. Notre Dame and Minnesota)...started the last two games of the season at defensive tackle...recorded 13 tackles (7 solos, 6 assists)...had three stops vs. Penn State (1-2) in the season finale...earned his first career start vs. Purdue and responded by producing a career-best four tackles (2-2)...played a career-high 18.5 minutes against the Boilermakers...AS A FRESHMAN: Made his only appearance in the 2001 regular-season finale vs. Missouri and played 7.5 minutes...made a solo tackle vs. Mizzou...named Spartan Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Central Michigan...2000 SEASON: Redshirted...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to PrepStar's and SuperPrep's All-Midwest Teams...ranked among the region's top players by SuperPrep (No. 77) and The Midwest Football Recruiting News (No. 88)...rated among the state's top prospects by The Midwest Football Recruiting News (No. 13), Lansing State Journal (No. 20), Detroit Free Press (No. 22) and The Detroit News (No. 30)...all-state defensive lineman recorded 18 sacks as a senior...had 70 tackles as a junior, including 18 sacks, while helping Montrose (Mich.) High School to its first-ever state championship...three-year starter on the defensive line and two-year regular at tight end for Coach Dennis Reinsart...led Montrose in sacks for three-straight seasons...son of David and Connie Yeaster...born June 29, 1982...majoring in mechanical engineering.

Yeaster's Statistics
	G/GS	UT	AT	TM
2001	1/0	1	0	1
2002	10/2	7	6	13
Career	11/2	8	6	14

Yeaster's Career Highs Tackles: 4, vs. Purdue (2002)

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