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Gaston Green
No. 44, 28     
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-01) August 1, 1966 (age 53)
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.

BiographyEdit

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.

StatisticsEdit

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
1988Los Angeles Rams10351173.31306579.5190
1989Los Angeles Rams626732.8901-5-5.0-50
1990Los Angeles Rams15682613.831022311.5161
1991Denver Broncos132611,0374.063413786.0130
1992Denver Broncos141616484.067210797.9330
1993Los Angeles Raiders0----------
Career Totals 585512,1363.9676322327.2331
  • Stats that are highlighted show career high

ReferencesEdit

  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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