Jared Green

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Jared Green
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-01) April 1, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Ashburn, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Oakton High School
College: Southern
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Receptions--
Receiving yards--
Receiving TDs--
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Jared Green
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-01) April 1, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Ashburn, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Oakton High School
College: Southern
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Receptions--
Receiving yards--
Receiving TDs--
Stats at NFL.com

Jared Green (born April 1, 1989) is an associate pastor at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia. Green is also a former American football wide receiver who retired from the National Football League (NFL) June 2014. He played college football for Southern University and for the University of Virginia, prior.[1] He signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Early years[edit]

Green attended Broad Run HS in Ashburn, Virginia then transferred to Oakton High School for his Junior and Senior years.[2]

College career[edit]

Green played college football at Virginia from 2008-2010. He finished his senior year at Southern. Green finished his college career with 52 receptions, 670 receiving yards and 4 receiving touchdowns.[3][4]

In his Freshman year at (Virginia), In 12 games played in which He had for season 12 receptions, 144 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[5] On November 1, 2008, He had 3 receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown against Miami in which Virginia loss the game in Overtime 24-17.[6]

In his Sophomore year at (Virginia), In 11 games played in which He recorded 15 receptions, 104 receiving yards and no touchdowns.[7] On September 5, 2009, He had 3 receptions for 28 yards in a loss against William & Mary.[8] On September 19, 2009, He had 4 receptions for 18 yards in a loss against Southern Mississippi.[9]

In his Junior year at (Virginia), Played in 11 games and He recorded 8 receptions, 95 receiving yards and One receiving touchdown.[10] On September 25, 2010, He recorded 4 receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown against Virginia Military Institute in which Virginia wins the game 48-7.[11]

In his Senior Year at (Southern), Played in 11 games and started 3 of them. he transferred from Virginia to Southern where He finished the season with 17 receptions, 307 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns. On October 15, 2011, He had a career high 7 receptions, career high 141 receiving yards and one touchdown against Arkansas-Pine Bluff but Southern loss 22-21.[12]

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

After going undrafted in 2012 NFL Draft. On May 11, 2012, Green signed with Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent.[13][14][15][16] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[17] [18][19] On September 1, 2012, he was resigned to the practice squad.[20]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On January 7, 2013, Green signed with the Dallas Cowboys to a future/reserve contract.[21][22]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Green was signed to the practice squad of the Oakland Raiders on December 12, 2013.[23] On December 30, the Raiders signed him to a futures contract.[24] Green decided to leave the Oakland Raider organization and retire from the NFL to become a full-time pastor in June of 2014.[25]

Personal Life[edit]

He is the son of Hall of Fame Washington Redskins cornerback Darrell Green. He has an older sister, Jerrell, and a younger sister, Joi. He presented his father for induction to the Hall of Fame in Canton in 2008. Jared is married to Joanna Green and they have one daughter named Alana Green. Green is also an active minister at Grace Covenant Church. [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WR Green has ball, will travel". theadvocate.com. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Cavaliers Profile". virginiasports.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jared Green Yahoo Profile". rivals.yahoo.com. 
  4. ^ "Jared Green Washingtonpost Profile". washingtonpost.com. 
  5. ^ "Jared Green 2008 Virginia Cavaliers stats". cfbstats.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Miami (FL) 24, Virginia 17 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  7. ^ "Jared Green 2009 Virginia Cavaliers stats". cfbstats.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "William & Mary 26, Virginia 14 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  9. ^ "Virginia 34, Southern Mississippi 37 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  10. ^ "Jared Green 2010 Virginia Cavaliers stats". cfbstats.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Virginia Military Institute 7, Virginia 48 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  12. ^ "Southern University 21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22 Box Score". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Panthers sign WR Green as undrafted free agent". cbssports.com. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Carolina Panthers sign 11 free agents, including 4 wide receivers". charlotteobserver.com. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Panthers announce a dozen undrafted free agents". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Former Southern WR Jared Green to join Carolina Panthers". nbc33tv.com. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "Panthers cut WR Jared Green, 9 others". cbssports.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Panthers set 53-man roster". panthers.com. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Panthers finally release full roster cuts". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  20. ^ "Panthers sign 7 to practice squad". panthers.com. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  21. ^ "Cowboys sign nine players". espn.go.com. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Cowboys Signees Include Speedy Son of Legend Darrell Green". cbslocal.com. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  23. ^ Gutierrez, Paul (December 12, 2013). "Son of HOF Green signed to practice squad". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2014-01-12. 
  24. ^ "Raiders Announce Reserve/Future Signings". Raiders.com. December 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-12. 
  25. ^ "Raiders Sign Three Free Agents". Raiders.com. June 5, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  26. ^ "‘Green speed’ legacy tries out for Panthers". charlotteobserver.com. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 

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