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Jay Green
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Chattahoochee H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 276

Position:
C

WORTH NOTING:Competing for the starting assignment at center ... one of the team’s strongest players.

AT VIRGINIA: 2001—Saw reserve action at center against Florida State and Virginia Tech. 2000—Saw his only game action against Richmond in the second game of the season ... sidelined with mononucleosis for four games midway through the fall (Wake Forest, Maryland, Florida State and North Carolina) ... wasn’t able to play after his illness until the Georgia Tech game, but didn’t see any time upon his return. 1999—Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... in uniform against Clemson, Duke, Florida State and Georgia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football at Chattahoochee High School under head coach Bill Waters ... received All-State honors as an offensive and defensive lineman his senior year ... All-Conference and All-County ... team’s Most Valuable Player for three years ... Butkus All-American ... Southeast “Dandy Dozen” selection ... chosen to play in North/South and Florida/Georgia all-star games in 1998 ... won Touchdown Player of the Week honors ... team captain ... for his career, he totaled 317 tackles, including 28 quarterback sacks, and caused seven fumbles ... as a senior, he was in on 122 tackles, including nine sacks, and caused two fumbles ... finished his junior season with 110 tackles, including nine sacks, and caused two fumbles ... in his sophomore season, he had 75 tackles, including eight sacks, and caused 2 fumbles ... as a freshman, he made 10 tackles, including two sacks, and caused one fumble ... three-time state karate champion ... state high school weightlifting champion in the bench press with a lift of 485 pounds ... also competed in track and field and wrestling ... holds school record for fastest pin (five seconds) in wrestling.

PERSONAL: Gerald Lewis Green ... nicknamed “Jay” ... born 5-28-81 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... son of Jerry and Renee Green ... has one brother, David (19) ... father played football at Cincinnati … economics major.

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