Rashad Greene

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Rashad Greene
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Greene with the Florida State Seminoles in 2014
No. 13 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1992-09-23) September 23, 1992 (age 26)
Albany, Georgia
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Thomas Aquinas
(Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
College:Florida State
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 5 / Pick: 139
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2018
Receptions:26
Receiving yards:142
Receiving touchdowns:2
Total return yards:440
Total return touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Rashad Greene, Sr. (born September 23, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State.

Early years[edit]

Greene attended Westover Comprehensive High School from 2007 to 2009, where he played football and was a standout at wide receiver.[1] Greene was a standout track & field athlete in sprints and relays at Westover. He recorded a personal-best time of 48.27 seconds in the 400 meters at the 2009 GA State 3A Class on his way to a third-place finish.[2] At the 2009 Westover Relays, he took gold in the 400 meters, at 49.07 seconds, and placed fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 22.07 seconds. Greene also ran the third-leg on the 4 × 100 m relay squad, helping them capture the state championship at 41.60 seconds.[3]

After his sophomore year, Greene transferred to St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As a senior, Greene had 43 receptions for 943 yards (21.9 yards per catch) with 13 touchdowns. In the 2010 Class 5A State title game against Tampa's Plant High School, he recorded six receptions for 148 yards and two touchdowns, including a title-clinching 74-yard pass in the fourth quarter.[4]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the 29th best wide receiver prospect of his class.[5]

College career[edit]

Greene enrolled at Florida State University in the fall of 2011 under head coach Jimbo Fisher. As a freshman in 2011, Greene made 38 receptions for 596 yards and seven touchdowns.[6] He was the MVP of the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl in an 18–14 victory over Notre Dame.[7][8] As a sophomore in 2012, he had 57 receptions for 741 yards and six touchdowns.[9]

As a junior in 2013, Greene led the Seminoles with 76 receptions for 1,128 yards and nine touchdowns, including nine receptions for 147 yards in the 2014 BCS National Championship Game against Auburn.[10][11][12] As a senior in 2014, Greene set the school record for career receptions and receiving yards, passing Ron Sellers in both categories.[13][14] He also set the record for receptions in a season with 99. He also had 1,365 receiving yards and seven touchdowns in 2014. For his career, Greene had 270 receptions for 3,830 yards and 29 touchdowns.[15]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
2011 Florida State ACC FR WR 9 38 596 15.7 7 3 44 14.7 0 41 640 15.6 7
2012 Florida State ACC SO WR 14 57 741 13.0 6 4 30 7.5 1 61 771 12.6 7
2013 Florida State ACC JR WR 14 76 1,128 14.8 9 1 9 9.0 0 77 1137 14.8 9
2014 Florida State ACC SR WR 14 99 1,365 13.8 7 1 -2 -2.0 0 100 1363 13.6 7
Career Florida State 51 270 3,830 14.2 29 9 81 9.0 1 279 3,911 14.0 30

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
182 lb
(83 kg)
4.53 s 1.63 s 2.67 s 4.12 s 6.88 s 36.5 in
(0.93 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[16]

Greene was drafted 139th overall in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[17][18] He was the eighth of 11 Florida State Seminoles to be selected in the draft that year.[19] On September 13, 2015, Greene scored his first professional touchdown on a one-yard reception from Blake Bortles in the season opener against the Carolina Panthers.[20][21] Later in the season, on December 13, 2015, Greene returned a punt 73 yards for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts.[22] Overall, he finished his rookie season with 19 receptions for 93 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns to go along with his one punt return touchdown.[23]

In 2016, Greene appeared in eight games for the Jaguars and recorded five receptions for 32 yards, and lost one fumble. He also contributed 131 punt return yards before going down with an Achilles injury. He was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2016.[24][25]

On September 2, 2017, the Jaguars placed Greene on injured reserve.[26]

On September 15, 2018, Greene was released by the Jaguars, but was re-signed two days later.[27][28] In Week 11 against Indianapolis, with 1:35 left in the game and the Jaguars trailing by three, Greene fumbled his only catch of the game (and only his third of the season), leading to a loss.[29]

Personal life[edit]

Greene has a son, Rashad Jr., born in 2014.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FSU suspends two players for one game; N.D. changes QBs". Albany Herald. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  2. ^ "2009 Results - GA State Boys 3A 2009-05-07 GA - DyeStat.com TFX - The Internet Home of High School Track, Field and Cross Country". Parser.dyestat.com. 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  3. ^ "2009 Results - Westover Relays 2009-04-18 GA - DyeStat.com TFX - The Internet Home of High School Track, Field and Cross Country". Parser.dyestat.com. 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  4. ^ "No. 4-ranked Aquinas perfect at 15-0 - MaxPreps". MaxPreps.com. 2010-12-18. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  5. ^ "Rashad Green". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  6. ^ "Rashad Greene 2011 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  7. ^ "Florida State claims Champs Sports Bowl". USA Today. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  8. ^ Notebook: Greene named Champs Sports Bowl MVP
  9. ^ "Rashad Greene 2012 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  10. ^ "Rashad Greene 2013 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  11. ^ "2013 Florida State Seminoles Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  12. ^ "Florida State tops Auburn for BCS Championship on late TD". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  13. ^ "Florida State WR Rashad Greene looks to cap stellar career". SI.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  14. ^ "Florida State's Greene leaves a lasting legacy". Tallahassee Democrat. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  15. ^ "Rashad Greene Stats - Florida State - ESPN". Espn.go.com. 1992-09-23. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  16. ^ "Rashad Greene | Florida State, WR : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". Nfldraftscout.com. 2006-09-21. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  17. ^ "Jaguars pick FSU WR Rashad Greene in 5th round of NFL draft". WTOP. 2015-05-02. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  18. ^ Zierlein, Lance (2015-04-28). "Rashad Greene Draft Profile â€". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  19. ^ "2015 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  20. ^ "Jaguars Rashad Greene 1-yard touchdown catch". Jaguars.com. 2015-09-13. Retrieved 2016-05-02.
  21. ^ "FSU breaks modern NFL draft record with 29 players selected in 3-year span". Tallahassee Democrat. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  22. ^ a b "Rookie Rashad Greene scores with punt return for Jaguars". jacksonville.com. 2015-12-13. Retrieved 2016-05-02.
  23. ^ "Rashad Greene 2015 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  24. ^ "Jaguars Place WR Rashad Greene On I.R. & Promote WR Shane Wynn". December 3, 2016.
  25. ^ "Rashad Greene 2016 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  26. ^ Oehser, John (September 2, 2017). "Jaguars reduce active roster to 53 players". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017.
  27. ^ "Jaguars promote running back Brandon Wilds from practice squad". Jaguars.com. September 15, 2018.
  28. ^ Williams, Charean (September 17, 2018). "Jaguars re-sign Rashad Greene, place Cam Robinson on IR". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  29. ^ "Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts - November 11th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com.

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