John Green (defensive end)

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John Green
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Green on a 1951 Bowman football card
No. 89
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1921-10-14)October 14, 1921
Place of birth: Hastings, Oklahoma
Date of death: March 6, 1989(1989-03-06) (aged 67)
Place of death: Palm Beach County, Florida
Career information
College: Tulsa
NFL Draft: 1944 / Round: 16 / Pick: 162
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 44
Kick-off Returns: 5
Fumble Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

John Lincoln Green (October 14, 1921 – March 6, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles (1947–1951). He went to one Pro Bowl during his five-year career. Green played college football at the University of Tulsa and was drafted in the sixteenth round of the 1944 NFL Draft.

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