SENIOR SEASON (2001)
Emerged as a starter along side Chad Lavalais at the other defensive tackle spot over the last 4 games of season ... Started in place of an injured Chad Lavalais vs. Middle Tennessee and responded with 2 sacks and 6 tackles ... Started again vs. Arkansas, this time alongside Lavalais and had 3 tackles, one for a loss ... Had 4 tackles vs. Auburn in third straight start ... Also forced 1 fumble vs. MTSU ... Has played in all 12 games ... During the regular season, had 38 tackles, 5 going for losses to his credit ... Had 3 sacks (2 vs. MTSU, 1 vs. Miss. State) ... Drafted in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.
JUNIOR SEASON (2000)
Played in 10 games during the regular-season with eight starts ... Also played in the Peach Bowl ... Registered 39 tackles (18 solo), including nine for losses ... The nine tackles for losses tied for team-high honors with Trev Faulk ... Recorded one sack ... Had back-to-back six-tackle performances against Houston and Auburn in September ... Also picked up a fumble recovery in the Houston game ... His lone sack of the season was a critical one against Tennessee.
Class 3A All-State as both a junior and a senior, Advocate All-Metro Small Schools selection, PrepStar Pre-season Dream Team Member, Advocate Second Dozen, Purple & Gold's Great Eight ... Recorded 105 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior ... Was All-State as an offensive lineman in 1996 and also had 72 tackles and eight sacks as an all-district performer on defense ... 370 pound bench, 500 pound squat ... Played every play except kickoffs and returns in high school ... Coached in high school by Jimmy Dykes.
Full name is Howard Green, Jr. ... Born on Jan. 12, 1979 ... Parents are Howard and Veronica Green ... Has two sisters, Ursula and Robin ... Majoring in general studies.