Woody Green

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Woody Green
No. 27
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1951-06-20) June 20, 1951 (age 67)
Warren, Oregon
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing att-yards: 375–1442
Receptions-yards: 58–562
Total Touchdowns: 11
Player stats at NFL.com

Woodrow Green, Jr. (born June 20, 1951) is a former American football running back who played for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Green was drafted by the Chiefs in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft.[1] He is an alumnus of, set many rushing records, and was a first-team AP all-American while at Arizona State University. Green appeared on the front cover of the Sports Illustrated November 18, 1974 issue. His NFL career was shortened because of multiple knee injuries/surgeries.[2]

College statistics

  • 1971: 208 for 1,209 and 9 TD
  • 1972: 209 for 1,363 and 15 TD, 9 catches for 115, consensus All-American
  • 1973: 184 for 1,182 and 9 TD, 22 catches for 328 and 5 TD, consensus All-American, finished eight in Heisman Trophy voting


  1. ^ Woody Green at Pro Football Reference
  2. ^ "The Rookies (Cover Story)." Sports Illustrated, November 18, 1974 (Volume 41, Issue 21) – Sports Illustrated Vault

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Woody_Green&oldid=833217485"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woody_Green
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Woody Green"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA