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Steve Gregory
Defensive Assistant

Biography

A former NFL defensive back with the Chargers and Patriots, Steve Gregory enters the NFL coaching ranks as a defensive assistant for the Lions in 2018.

After signing with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006 out of Syracuse, Gregory spent his first six NFL seasons (2006-11) in San Diego before concluding his career in New England (2012-13). During his career, he appeared in 111 games (54 starts) and finished with 325 tackles (251 solo), three sacks, seven interceptions, one touchdown, two forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He saw action in 11 postseason games (7 with SD, 4 with NE), including three AFC Championship appearances (2007, 2012, 2013).

A former NFL defensive back with the Chargers and Patriots, Steve Gregory enters the NFL coaching ranks as a defensive assistant for the Lions in 2018.

After signing with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006 out of Syracuse, Gregory spent his first six NFL seasons (2006-11) in San Diego before concluding his career in New England (2012-13). During his career, he appeared in 111 games (54 starts) and finished with 325 tackles (251 solo), three sacks, seven interceptions, one touchdown, two forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He saw action in 11 postseason games (7 with SD, 4 with NE), including three AFC Championship appearances (2007, 2012, 2013).

Prior to embarking on his pro career, Gregory was a four-year starter at cornerback and wide receiver at Syracuse from 2002-05. He ranks third in school history with 40 career pass defenses and was named All-Big East and Freshman All-American after leading the nation with 21 passes as a freshman in 2002. He returned to his alma mater in 2015 as a special teams/quality control coach.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gregory earned Newsday and New York Daily News All-City honors as a standout at Curtis High School in Staten Island. He majored in finance and marketing at Syracuse.

Gregory is married to his wife, Rosanne, who also attended Syracuse and was a member of the field hockey team.

 

GREGORY’S COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions.................................................................................... 2018-

      Defensive Assistant............................................................. 2018-

Syracuse.............................................................................................. 2015

      Special Teams Quality Control........................................... 2015

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