L.C. Greenwood

L. C. GreenwoodBorn: September 6, 1946
Died: September 29, 2013
Hometown: Canton, MS
Year of Induction: 1996

College Career

Arkansas AM&N (1965-1968)

• Three years regular as defensive end and defensive tackle

• Ebony All-American

• Attended college on academic scholarship


Professional Career

Pittsburgh Steelers (1969-1981)

• 10th round draft pick in 1969 (Chuck Noil’s first year as head coach)

• Led Steelers in sacks (’71, ‘73)

• Steeler’s career leader in sacks (over 70 in 14 NFL seasons)

• 6-time Pro-Bowl selection

• Named to more Pro-Bowls than any other defensive end

• Sacked Dallas QB Roger Staubach three times in Super Bowl X

• 14 career fumble recoveries (3rd among active Steelers at the time)

• Played in over 160 games (128 as a starter)

• Four Super Bowl rings


Did You Know?

L.C. Greenwood’s Pittsburgh-based firm, Greenwood Enterprises, owns six companies, among them, a coal-producer and an engineering and construction firm.