Greg Van Roten

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Greg Van Roten
No. 73 – Carolina Panthers
Position: Center
Personal information
Born: (1990-02-26) February 26, 1990 (age 28)
Rockville Centre, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 18 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school: Mineola (NY) Chaminade
College: Pennsylvania
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Unanimous First Team All-Ivy (2011)
  • First Team All-Ivy (2010)
  • Honorable mention All-Ivy (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2017
Games played: 20
Games started: 0
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Gregory Van Roten (born February 26, 1990) is an American football center for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Early years[edit]

His football career started with the Baldwin Bombers youth football organization at the age of 11.[1] He attended, and was an All-State Left Tackle at Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York from 2005-2008.[2]

College career[edit]

He attended, and was an Ivy League All-Conference tackle at Pennsylvania from 2008-2012.[3] While at the University of Pennsylvania, he studied at the Wharton School of Business and received his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Concentration in Marketing.

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Van Roten was signed by the Green Bay Packers on July 25, 2012.[4] He played in ten games for the Packers from 2012 to 2013.[5] He was released by the Packers on February 11, 2014.[4]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

He signed with the Seattle Seahawks on February 14, 2014 and was released by the team on August 27, 2014.[6]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On May 22, 2015, Van Roten signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On February 27, 2017, Van Roten signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[7] On May 1, 2017, he was released by the Jaguars.[8]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On July 25, 2017, Van Roten signed with the Carolina Panthers.[9] He played in 10 games his first season in Carolina, primary on special teams, and served as a backup center and guard.

On January 29, 2018, Van Roten signed a two-year contract extension with the Panthers.[10]


  1. ^ Simeone, Greg. "RVC Resident Joins Green Bay Packers' Practice Squad". Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Herzog, Bob. "Greg Van Roten: From Chaminade on LI to the Green Bay Packers". Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Greg Van Roten bio -". Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Greg Van Roten". Archived from the original on June 13, 2015. Retrieved June 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Greg Van Roten". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Marcus Dowtin, Greg Van Roten released; Demitrius Bronson re-signed, Patrick Lewis claimed". Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Jaguars Sign Offensive Lineman Greg Van Roten". February 27, 2017. 
  8. ^ Oehser, John (May 1, 2017). "2017 offseason: Undrafted free agents bring roster to 90". 
  9. ^ Henson, Max (July 25, 2017). "DE Ryan Delaire and WR Charles Johnson waived". 
  10. ^ "Panthers re-sign Greg Van Roten". January 29, 2018. 

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