A talented fourth-year tailback who will battle for time in a deep backfield ... has good speed and can make defenders miss ... has battled through injuries the last two seasons ... pound for pound, maybe the strongest player on the team ... earned Iron Terp status three times.
As a Sophomore (2008): Played in 10 games as a reserve running back ... also played on special teams ... recorded the third-highest strength index on the team in spring testing ... missed the first two games of the season with an injury ... saw his first game action of the season vs. Cal (9/13), recording his first career reception for six yards in the fourth quarter ... found the end zone on fourth-and-inches in the first quarter vs. Eastern Michigan (9/20) for his first career touchdown ... added a second score on a 20-yard run in the second quarter against the Eagles and finished the game with 40 rushing yards on a career-high 12 carries ... saw action on special teams vs. NC State (10/25), at Virginia Tech (11/6) vs. North Carolina (11/15), vs. Florida State (11/22) and at Boston College (11/29) ... had a career game in the Roady's Humanitarian Bowl vs. Nevada (12/30) ... rushed the ball 10 times for a career-high 72 yards, including a 53-yard score ... that rush was a career long.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007): Saw action in the season opener vs. Villanova (9/1) but was shelved with a hamstring injury for the next six games ... did not see action in the final six games of the year ... emerged from the spring as the No. 3 tailback behind Keon Lattimore and Lance Ball ... recorded the second-highest strength index on the team in spring testing, which included a 405-pound bench and 575-pound squat ... after an impressive spring, suffered a broken clavicle in the Red-White Game which required surgery ... rehabbed over the summer and was ready for fall camp.
As a Freshman (2006): Redshirt season ... an early enrollee who joined the Terps for spring camp ... the second-strongest tailback, pound-for-pound, of those who tested in the spring.
At Hargrave Military Academy (2005): Spent the season at the Chatham, Va., school ... on a talent-rich team, rushed 21 times for 151 yards (7.2 avg.) with one touchdown ... coached by Robert Prunty.
At Lackey High School: A three-year starter ... one of the region's leading rushers from 2002-04 ... finished his career fifth on Maryland's all-time rushing list with 5,133 yards ... rushed 209 times for 1,363 yards with 23 touchdowns as a senior despite missing six games with a hamstring injury ... season-best effort came in the opener when he ran for 220 yards on 23 carries with six touchdowns ... top season as a prepster was 2003 when he ran for 2,630 yards on 360 carries with 26 TDs ... rushed for over 1,200 yards as a sophomore ... was Big School second team all-state and first team All-SMAC as a senior ... a PrepStar and SuperPrep All-American ... rated as the 14th-best RB prospect in the nation by SuperPrep ... the sixth-rated player (regardless of position) in the state and 12th-rated tailback nationally by Rivals.com ... consensus first team all-state and All-Met (Washington Post) as a junior ... also a member of George Michael's Golden 11 team that season and conference MVP ... rated by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming as the No. 8 prep fullback in the nation ... team went 13-1 his senior year, falling in the state 3A title game (he rushed for 127 yards and a TD in the game) ... timed at 4.53 in the 40-yard dash at the Elite Combine in East Rutherford, N.J. ... an early commit who was also recruited by Virginia, Penn State, NC State, Florida and Boston College ... coached by Scott Chadwick.
Personal: Born March 7, 1987 ... parents are James and Denise Green ... aunt and uncle are both Maryland graduates ... an art studio major.
Green's Career Statistics
Rushing G-GS Att. Gain Lost Net Avg. TD LP 2007 1-0 3 2 2 0 0.0 0 2 2008 10-0 24 114 2 112 4.7 3 53 Career 11-0 27 116 4 112 4.1 3 53