Virgil Green

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Virgil Green
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At a game in Denver in August, 2011.
No. 85     Denver Broncos
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-03) August 3, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Tulare, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Tulare (CA) Union
College: Nevada
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 204
Debuted in 2011 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Receptions 23
Receiving Yards 206
Touchdowns 1
Stats at

Virgil Leo Green (born August 3, 1988) is an American football tight end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Broncos in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nevada.

Professional career[edit]


Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 249 lb 33½ in 9¼ in 4.54 s 1.57 s 2.56 s 4.40 s 6.90 s 42½ in 10 ft 10 in 23 reps
All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.[1][2]

Green was considered to be a top tight end prospect for the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] At the 2011 NFL Combine he was the top tight end performer in the broad jump and vertical jump categories.[3]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Green was picked with the 204th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

In March 2012 he was suspended for four games after failing a drugs test. Green began taking prescribed medication for AD/HD before receiving approval from the NFL.[4]

On December 28, 2014, Green scored his first career touchdown reception in a 47-14 win vs the Oakland Raiders.


  1. ^ a b "Virgil Green, DS #7 TE, Nevada". Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  2. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles - Virgil Green". Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  3. ^ Silva, Evan (February 26, 2011). "Nevada tight end Virgil Green creates buzz at Combine". Retrieved 2011-07-05. 
  4. ^ Associated Press (2012-03-09). "3 Broncos suspended for violating NFL drug policy -". Retrieved 2012-03-22. 

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