Greene was a fourth-round draft pick by the Chicago Bears (117 overall) in 2013 out of Rutgers. Greene played two seasons with the Bears appearing in 25 games recording 44 tackles with one interception and one pass defended. Greene had been out of football since OTA’s with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017, spending time with his family and three children while working at Bonnie Brae, a juvenile treatment facility in New Jersey.
Greene grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey and was recruited by Greg Schiano to play for the Scarlet Knights from 2008 through 2012. He appeared in 51 games over four seasons. In 2011 he led the Big East with 141 tackles and was co-Big East Defensive Player of the Year. As a senior in 2012, he won the award outright. That season he recorded 136 tackles, had six sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, forced six fumbles, had two interceptions and scored two touchdowns. At seasons’ end he was First Team All-Big East, selected for the Senior Bowl, and was named to five All-America teams. (AT&T ESPN First Team, Walter Camp Second Team, SI.com Second Team, Associated Press Third Team and CBS Sports.com Third Team) His next journey was an NFL experience with four teams over the next five seasons.
In 2013 and 2014 he played with Chicago, then spent a pre-season in 2015 with Tampa Bay, was on the practice squad for a year and a half 2015-2016} in Detroit, and joined Kansas City for OTA’s in 2017.
Greene finished his college career with seven interceptions, 31 TFL’s and 11.5 sacks while also leaving the Scarlet Knights with an NCAA record of 15 career forced fumbles.