Post-Practice: OL Coach Greg Frey (Aug. 21, 2014)
Post-Practice: OL Coach Greg Frey (Aug. 12, 2014)
Greg Frey - Spring Practice 4/3/14
Coached 14 all-conference honorees in his career. Left tackle Jason Spriggs (2012-13), right guard Dan Feeney (2012), center Will Matte (2012) and center Collin Rahrig (2013) each have earned honorable mention All-Big Ten recognition.
Jacob Bailey and Wes Rogers received freshman All-Big Ten accolades in 2013, joining Spriggs (2012), Feeney (2012) and Bernard Taylor (2011) to push Frey's total to five.
Started nine different linemen and used seven different starting lineups last season. The offensive line did not allow a sack in six games and surrendered just one sack every 26.1 pass attempts, which ranked third in the Big Ten.
IU led the Big Ten in passing (17th nationally), finished second in scoring (16th) and total offense (T-9th), and fourth in rushing (30th). Indiana was one of six teams in the nation to rank in the top 30 in each category.
The Hoosiers averaged over 300 passing yards and 200 rushing yards in the same season for the first time in school history. Their 2,422 yards on the ground were the most for the program since 2001.
Spriggs and Feeney collected freshman All-America honors after starting all 12 games in 2012, an IU true freshman record for an offensive lineman.
Offensive line led the Big Ten, allowing just one sack every 31.8 pass attempts.
The Hoosiers finished atop the league in passing offense (311.2), which ranked 17th nationally, and set a program record for passing yardage (3,734). They also finished second in total offense (442.0) and fourth in scoring offense (30.8).
Mentored five 2012 All-Big Ten honorees, including Spriggs, Matte, Feeney, and Michigan's Patrick Omameh and Taylor Lewan, who was named the Big Ten's Offensive Lineman of the Year and selected 11th overall by the Tennessee Titans in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Tackle Andrew McDonald (2011) signed a free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins, and is currently with the Carolina Panthers, to push Frey's total offensive linemen to move on to the NFL to seven.
From 2008-10, Frey coached the offensive line at the University of Michigan. The Wolverines racked up a school record and Big Ten-leading 6,353 offensive yards (488.7 per game) in 2010.
David Molk, a seventh round 2012 NFL draft pick by San Diego, garnered 2010 first team All-Big Ten accolades and was also a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, presented to the nation's most outstanding center.
Michigan had one of the nation's most balanced offenses in 2010, finishing second in the league with 250.2 passing yards per game and third with 238.5 rushing yards per game. The Wolverines ranked eighth nationally in total offense and 13th in rushing offense.
Arrived in Ann Arbor after spending 2007 mentoring the offensive line at West Virginia University. Left tackle Ryan Stanchek, who is an IU offensive graduate assistant, was a first team Football Writers Association of America and second team Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American.
Stanchek is one of five former Frey players currently working with FBS programs.
First team guard Greg Isdaner became Frey's fifth All-BIG EAST player and center Mike Dent earned second team All-BIG EAST recognition.
West Virginia ranked third in the country averaging 297.2 rushing yards per game. The Mountaineers were also fifth in sacks allowed per game (1.0), ninth in scoring offense (39.6) and 15th in total yards per game (456.2).
The 2007 BIG EAST co-champions earned a 48-28 victory over Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl and finished the year ranked No. 6 in both national polls.
A member of the University of South Florida's inaugural staff, Frey coached the defensive line in 1999 and then moved to the offensive line, where he worked for seven seasons (2000-06).
Tutored offensive tackle Kenyatta Jones, who became USF's first professional draft pick when New England selected him in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. In addition to Jones, Levi Newton and Frank Davis both signed free agent contracts with Indianapolis and Detroit, respectively.
Offensive line paved the way for Andre Hall's BIG EAST-leading 1,374 rushing yards in 2005 en route to South Florida's first bowl appearance in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Frey was also a part of USF's first bowl victory, a 24-7 win vs. East Carolina in the 2006 Papajohns.com Bowl.
Three-year letterman on Florida State University's offensive line was a member of Bobby Bowden's national championship team in 1993, defeating Nebraska in the 1994 Orange Bowl. He gained bowl victories in the 1992 Cotton Bowl, the 1995 Sugar Bowl and three Orange Bowls (1993, 1994 and 1996).
Frey, a 1996 FSU graduate, was a part of four straight Atlantic Coast Conference championship teams (1992-95) and the team compiled a 31-1 league mark during his playing career. FSU posted a four-year record of 43-5-1 with four consecutive top four finishes in the national polls.
A Clearwater High School graduate, Super Prep rated Frey the top offensive lineman in the country. He also went on to earn Parade All-America status.
Greg and his wife, Andrea, reside in Bloomington with her children Alex (18), Cameron (14) and Drew (13).
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