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Aaron Green
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02/02/2011
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5-11, 190, RB, San Antonio, Texas (Madison HS)

 

Running back Aaron Green joins the Nebraska program from Madison High School in Houston, and the 5-11, 190-pounder is regarded as one of the top running back prospects in the country. Green is the brother of Nebraska sophomore defensive back Andrew Green. Over the past three seasons, Green has amassed nearly 5,000 rushing yards for Coach Jim Streety. As a senior, Green rushed for 1,717 yards and 19 touchdowns on 240 carries. His play helped Madison to a 7-4 record and a trip to the Class 5A state playoffs. Green was an honorable-mention all-state pick by the Associated Press for his efforts. Green also posted huge numbers during his sophomore and junior seasons. In 2009, he rushed for better than 1,100 yards and 11 touchdowns, while adding 151 receiving yards and three touchdown catches. His play as a junior earned Green honorable-mention all-state honors and helped his team to the state playoffs. Green first showed his explosiveness for Madison as a sophomore, when he rushed for 2,024 yards and 27 touchdowns and also caught 16 passes for better than 200 yards and two touchdowns. Green was one of several Nebraska recruits to take part in the U.S. Army All-America game in San Antonio in January. Green is ranked as the No. 11 overall prospect in the country by ESPN, while Rivals.com ranks him among the top 70 players in the nation and both Rivals and Scout.com list him among the nation's top 10 running backs. He is also mentioned as one of the top 10 prospects in the state of Texas by Rivals. Green was offered by nearly every school in the country, but his only other official visit was to Florida State. Green is the son of Tony and Charlar Green and he was born on Oct. 15, 1992. Green's father played collegiately at Baylor from 1975 to 1978. His uncle, Gary, also played at Baylor and went on to nine seasons in the NFL as a cornerback, and was selected to four Pro Bowls.

 

 

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