Vee Green

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Vee Green
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Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1900-10-09)October 9, 1900
Died May 13, 1967(1967-05-13) (aged 66)
Playing career
1922–1923 Illinois
1926 Louisville Colonels
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1924–1927 Waukegan HS (IL)
1928–1932 Oklahoma City
1933–1946 Drake
1930–1933 Oklahoma City
1944–1946 Drake
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
?–1933 Oklahoma City
1940–? Drake
Head coaching record
Overall 66–59–8 (college football, Drake only)
32–41 (basketball)

Vivian Julius "Vee" Green[1] (October 9, 1900 – May 13, 1967) was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma City University from 1928 to 1932 and at Drake University from 1933 to 1946. Green was also the head basketball coach at Oklahoma City from 1930 to 1933 and at Drake from 1944 to 1946, tallying a career college basketball mark of 32–41. A native of Urbana, Illinois, Green played college football at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 1922 to 1923. He played as a center and was a teammate of Red Grange. Green died on May 13, 1967.[2]


  1. ^ Housh, Leighton, ed. (1937). 1937 Missouri Valley Conference Handbook. Missouri Valley Conference News Bureau. 
  2. ^ "Ex-Grange Teammate, Green, Dies". Chicago Tribune. May 13, 1967. Retrieved October 1, 2011.