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L.C. Greenwood
Birth: Sep. 8, 1946
Canton
Madison County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2013
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Professional Football Player. For thirteen seasons (1969 to 1981), he played at the defensive end position in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Along with "Mean" Joe Greene, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White, Greenwood formed the Steelers' famed defense known as "The Steel Curtain" which was a key component in Pittsburgh's capturing of four Super Bowl titles (1975, 1976, 1979 and 1980). He earned recognition as a member of the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team. Born L.C. Henderson Greenwood, he attended Rogers High School in Canton, Mississippi, where he excelled in basketball and football. He focused fully on football and received an athletic scholarship to attend Arkansas AM&N (now the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff) where he distinguished himself as a defensive presence. Selected by the Steelers during the 10th-round of the 1969 NFL Draft, he played in 170 regular season games. He went onto earn Pro-Bowl honors six-times (1973 to 1976 and 1978, 1979) in addition to being named as First-Team All-Pro two-times (1974 and 1975). Greenwood holds the distinction of recording 4 sacks during the Super Bowl, as he accomplished this feat against the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback Roger Staubach. After retiring as a player, he became a successful businessman. Greenwood has been nominated numerous times for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, however to date this honor has eluded him. He was named to the Steelers All-Time Team in 2007. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Greenwood (1924 - 1995)
  Eliza Nash Greenwood (1924 - 2006)
 
Burial:
Priestley Chapel M. B. Church Cemetery
Madison County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Sep 29, 2013
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Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 29, 2016
Happy Belated 70th Birthday, Mr. Greenwood. My deepest apologies for the delay of this post. You were, are, and will always represent everything which is right with athletics. Thank you for the countless memories and moments, which you have and continue t...(Read more)
- Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 9, 2016
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 8, 2016
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