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 47)
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
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