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Eric Green
No. 24     Omaha Nighthawks
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-16) March 16, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Pahokee, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75
Debuted in 2005 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Tackles     167
Interceptions     2
Pass deflections     30
Stats at NFL.com

Eric Denaud Green (born March 16, 1982 in Pahokee, Florida) is an American football cornerback for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Green has also been a member of the Miami Dolphins.

Early yearsEdit

Green played high school football at Clewiston High School in Clewiston, Florida where he played quarterback, wide receiver, and defensive back. He earned All-State Honors as a senior with 1,100 passing yards and 400+ rushing.

He also participated in track and field, where he placed fifth in 110m hurdles with a time of 14.3 seconds.

College careerEdit

Green played college football for the Virginia Tech Hokies. During his career, he recorded 143 tackles (91 solo), four blocked kicks, and 25 pass deflections. He also posted eight interceptions with 264 return yards, third most in school history.

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

A restricted free agent in the 2008 offseason, Green signed his one-year, $2.017 million first-round tender offer on April 3, 2008.[1]

Miami DolphinsEdit

An unrestricted free agent after the 2008 season, Green signed with the Miami Dolphins on March 12, 2009.[2] He was released on August 19.

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Green signed with the San Francisco 49ers hours after being released by the Dolphins on August 19.

Personal lifeEdit

In January 2010, Green was named in a lawsuit that alleged he forcibly sodomized a transgender woman in Arizona.[3] That lawsuit was dismissed. Green's attorney claim Green was never served. The plaintiff's attorney claims there was a settlement offer. In October 2010, the suit was re-filed in federal court.[4] The suit asks for $10 million.[5]

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