Gaston Green
No. 44, 28     
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-01) August 1, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Los Angeles Rams ( 1988 1990)
Career highlights and awards
*All-Pro (1991)
Rushing Yards     2,136
Rushing Average     3.9
Rushing Touchdowns     6
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Gaston Alfred Green III[1] (born August 1, 1966) is a former professional American football player in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Los Angeles Rams, the Denver Broncos and the Los Angeles Raiders.

Biography

Green was born in Los Angeles, California. He played prep football at [Gardena High School]] in Los Angeles, California,[2] and played college football at the UCLA.

He was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.[3] He was a 5'10", 189-lb. running back from UCLA. Green played in the NFL for five seasons, from 1988 through 1992.[4] He was a Pro Bowl selection in 1991 as a Bronco, rushing for 1,037 yards.

Green returned to UCLA in 2011 to complete his college degree.[5] Green's 3,731-yard career record at UCLA was surpassed on November 3, 2012 by tailback Johnathan Franklin.

Green and his family live outside of Atlanta, GA.

Statistics

Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1988 Los Angeles Rams 10 35 117 3.3 13 0 6 57 9.5 19 0
1989 Los Angeles Rams 6 26 73 2.8 9 0 1 -5 -5.0 -5 0
1990 Los Angeles Rams 15 68 261 3.8 31 0 2 23 11.5 16 1
1991 Denver Broncos 13 261 1,037 4.0 63 4 13 78 6.0 13 0
1992 Denver Broncos 14 161 648 4.0 67 2 10 79 7.9 33 0
1993 Los Angeles Raiders 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Career Totals 58 551 2,136 3.9 67 6 32 232 7.2 33 1
  • Stats that are highlighted show career high

References

  1. [1], ESPN.com, Pat Forde
  2. "Gaston Green". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121007212514/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=GREENGAS01. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  3. "Gaston Green". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/G/GreeGa00.htm. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  4. "Gaston Green". NFL Enterprises LLC. http://www.nfl.com/player/gastongreen/2500892/profile. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  5. "An Interview With Gaston Green". UCLA Bruins.com. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/070511aad.html. Retrieved December 3, 2012.

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