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Yatil Green
No. 87     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-11-25) November 25, 1973 (age 45)
Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Miami
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Debuted in 1999 for the Miami Dolphins
Last played in 1999 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
* Miami Dolphins ( 1997 1999)
*Inactive and/or offseason member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1999
Receptions     18
Receiving yards     234
Receiving average     13.0
Stats at NFL.com

Yatil Devon Green (born November 25, 1973 in Gainesville, Florida) is a former professional American football player. A 6'2", 205 lbs. wide receiver from the University of Miami, he was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 1st round (15th overall pick) of the 1997 NFL Draft.

On the very first day of training camp, Green tore his quadriceps muscles, anterior cruciate ligament and cartilage in his right knee.[1] Green came back the next year and again tore the same ACL in training camp.[2] In his third and only season playing, 1999, he played in 9 games catching 18 receptions for 234 yards and no touchdowns. After three years and a total of 10 surgeries on his right knee, he was cut by the Dolphins after the 1999 year was and signed by the New York Jets, but never played a down and was cut during the season. After missing the entire 2000 season, he signed with the Oakland Raiders in 2001 but was cut during preseason.

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