Green with the Broncos in 2017
|No. 88 – Los Angeles Chargers|
August 3, 1988 |
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school:||Tulare (CA) Union|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 204|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2017|
Virgil Leo Green (born August 3, 1988) is an American football tight end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nevada and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Green is a graduate of Tulare Union High School, where he played on the football team. He totaled 61 receptions for 1,014 yards (16.6 avg.) with 12 touchdowns during his career at Tulare, where he earned first-team All-East Yosemite League honors following his senior season. He had 13 catches for 245 yards and four touchdowns in a single game. In addition to football, he lettered four years in basketball and participated in track & field.
Green played 50 career games (34 starts) at the University of Nevada and totaled 72 receptions for 939 yards (13.0 avg.) with 11 touchdowns while helping the Wolf Pack rank fifth in the nation with 500.2 total yards per game from 2007-2010. He recorded a personal-best 35 catches for 515 yards (14.7 avg.) with five touchdowns in his senior campaign to earn first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors. He was named the Nevada Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year as a junior in the 2009 season in addition to being selected to the All-WAC second team.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 3⁄8 in
|33 1⁄2 in
|9 1⁄4 in
|4.64 s||1.57 s||2.56 s||4.40 s||6.90 s||42 1⁄2 in
|10 ft 10 in
|All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.|
On March 10, 2015, the Broncos re-signed Green to a three-year, $8.4 million contract.
Los Angeles Chargers
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