The OFFICIAL Site For L.C. Greenwood








When Consol Energy won the right to pay Allegheny County $500 million to extract natural gas from the International Airport property, the Marcellus Shale boom moved a little closer to Pittsburgh. On March 14 it took another step closer when Steelers Hall-of-Famer L.C. Greenwood was named to the board of Southpointe Marcellus Shale Chamber of Commerce. The announcement was made during the chamber’s March luncheon at Southpointe. To read more click the link

L.C. Greenwood
Position: Defensive End
Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers 1969-81
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the tenth round of the 1969 draft, L.C. Greenwood was one of the four members of the famous Steel Curtain defense of the 1970s (‘Mean’ Joe Greene, Ernie Holmes, and Dwight White). His height and quickness helped him block three of Fran Tarkenton’s passes in Super Bowl IX. Greenwood earned six trips to the Pro Bowl in his 13 years in the league. He was named to the All-Decade team of the 1970s and the Steelers won seven division titles (they were tied with Cincinnati for the 1973 division title, but was in second place due to tiebreakers) and four Super Bowl championships during his tenure. He was named to the Super Bowl Silver Anniversary team and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ All-Time team. According to records kept by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Greenwood retired with 73.5 sacks, good for second place behind Jason Gildon (77.0) and ahead of Greene (66.0). His best season was 1973 with eleven sacks. (These totals are unofficial). Greenwood also retired with 16 fumble recoveries, tied for fourth in Steeler’s history. Read the full article at