Gaston Green

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Gaston Green
No. 44, 28
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-01) August 1, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Gardena (CA)
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Debuted in 1988 for the Los Angeles Rams
Last played in 1992 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards 2,136
Rushing Average 3.9
Rushing Touchdowns 6
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.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[edit]

Green was born in Los Angeles, California. He played prep football at Gardena High School in Gardena, 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 six seasons, from 1988 until 1993. [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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ [1], ESPN.com, Pat Forde
  2. ^ "Gaston Green". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gaston Green". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gaston Green". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ "An Interview With Gaston Green". UCLA Bruins.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bobby Humphrey
Denver Broncos Starting Running Back
1991–1992
Succeeded by
Rod Bernstine