Jared Green
No. 9     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-01) April 1, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Ashburn, Virginia
Career information
College: Southern
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2012)*
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
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Receiving yards     --
Receiving TDs     --

Jared Green (born April 1, 1989) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). He is an Associate Pastor at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia. Green played college football for Southern University and for the University of Virginia[1] He signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He had brief stints with the Panthers, Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders before retiring from professional football in 2014 to pursue the ministry full-time.[2]

Early yearsEdit

Green attended Oakton High School in Vienna, Virginia.[3]

College careerEdit

Green played college football at the University of Virginia from 2008 to 2010. He transferred from Virginia to Southern for his senior year and the 2011 football season. He finished his college career with 52 receptions, 670 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns.[4][5]

In his freshman year at Virginia, Green played in 12 games had 12 receptions, 144 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[6] On November 1, 2008, he had three receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown against Miami in which Virginia lost the game in Overtime 24-17.[7]

In his sophomore year, he played in 11 games in which he recorded 15 receptions, 104 receiving yards and no touchdowns.[8] On September 5, 2009, he had three receptions for 28 yards in a loss against William & Mary.[9] On September 19, 2009, he had 4 receptions for 18 yards in a loss against Southern Mississippi.[10]

In his junior year, he played in 11 games and recorded 8 receptions, 95 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[11] On September 25, 2010, he recorded four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown against Virginia Military Institute in which Virginia wins the game 48-7.[12]

In his senior year at Southern, he played in 11 games and started in three of them. He finished the season with 17 receptions, 307 receiving yards and two 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 lost 22-21.[13]

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

Green went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. On May 11, 2012, he signed with Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent.[14][15][16][17] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[18][19][20] On September 1, 2012, he was re-signed to the practice squad.[21]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On January 7, 2013, Green signed with the Dallas Cowboys to a future/reserve contract.[22][23]

Oakland RaidersEdit

Green was signed to the practice squad of the Oakland Raiders on December 12, 2013.[24] On December 30, the Raiders signed him to a futures contract.[25] On June 5, 2014, Green was waived by the team.[26]

Personal lifeEdit

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 four daughters, named Alana Green (age 3), Bailey Green (age 1) and Cori Green (3 months old as of September 2017).[27] Green is an active minister at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia.[2]

References Edit

  1. "WR Green has ball, will travel".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Former Raiders Wide Out Gives Up Football For God". Retrieved January 8, 2015.
  3. "Q&A with Jared Green". Retrieved Jan 5, 2019.
  4. "Jared Green Yahoo Profile".
  5. "Jared Green Washingtonpost Profile".
  6. "Jared Green 2008 Virginia Cavaliers stats". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  7. "Miami (FL) 24, Virginia 17 Box score". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012.
  8. "Jared Green 2009 Virginia Cavaliers stats". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  9. "William & Mary 26, Virginia 14 Box score". Archived from the original on 2016-01-23. Retrieved 2012.
  10. "Virginia 34, Southern Mississippi 37 Box score". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2012.
  11. "Jared Green 2010 Virginia Cavaliers stats". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  12. "Virginia Military Institute 7, Virginia 48 Box score". Archived from the original on 2015-10-04. Retrieved 2012.
  13. "Southern University 21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22 Box Score". Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  14. "Panthers sign WR Green as undrafted free agent". Retrieved April 29, 2012.
  15. "Carolina Panthers sign 11 free agents, including 4 wide receivers". Archived from the original on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  16. "Panthers announce a dozen undrafted free agents". Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  17. "Former Southern WR Jared Green to join Carolina Panthers". Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  18. "Panthers cut WR Jared Green, 9 others". Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  19. "Panthers set 53-man roster". Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  20. "Panthers finally release full roster cuts". Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  21. "Panthers sign 7 to practice squad". Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  22. "Cowboys sign nine players". Retrieved January 7, 2013.
  23. "Cowboys Signees Include Speedy Son of Legend Darrell Green". Retrieved January 7, 2013.
  24. Gutierrez, Paul (December 12, 2013). "Son of HOF Green signed to practice squad". Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  25. "Raiders Announce Reserve/Future Signings". December 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  26. "Raiders Sign Three Free Agents". June 5, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
  27. "‘Green speed’ legacy tries out for Panthers". Retrieved 3 May 2012.

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