2009: The versatile Green, who has also played wide receiver, safety and on special teams in his Trojan career, will battle for the starting quarterback job as a senior in 2009.
2008: Green served as a backup quarterback (he was moved back to the position from wide receiver in 2008 fall camp) and key special teams player as a junior in 2008. He also was the backup holder on placekicks. Overall in 2008 while appearing in all 13 games, he had a 3-yard carry (versus Arizona State) and made 7 tackles (including 3 versus Washington), but did not throw a pass. From the quarterback position, he took 1 snap at Virginia, had a 3-yard run against Arizona State and played a series at Washington State.
2007: One of USC's most versatile players, Green served as a backup wide receiver and played on special teams as a sophomore in 2007. He also was available at quarterback. He appeared in all 13 games in 2007, but did not catch a pass or make a tackle. He did throw a 34-yard TD pass off a lateral against Illinois. He was USC's Co-Howard Jones/Football Alumni Club Academic Award winner.
2006: Green began 2006, his first year at USC, as a freshman backup quarterback, but was moved to safety early in the season (he also continued to work some at quarterback late in the season). Overall in 2006 while appearing in 10 games (all but Arkansas and Nebraska), he had 1 tackle (against Oregon). He played mainly on special teams, as his only action at safety was briefly against Stanford and Oregon.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a 2005 Prep Star All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-Western, Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, All-CIF Southern Section first team, All-CIF Division III Offensive MVP and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area second team selection as a senior quarterback and defensive back at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks (Calif.). He hit 88-of-141 passes (62.4%) for 1,527 yards and 14 TDs and also rushed for 945 yards on 92 carries (10.3 avg.) with 8 scores in 2005 despite missing 3 early games with a thumb injury.
As a junior in 2004, he made Student Sports Junior All-American, Cal-Hi Sports All-State third team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, All-CIF Southern Section second team, All-CIF Division III, Los Angeles Times All-San Fernando Valley MVP, Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team and All-League. He was 112-of-168 passing (66.7%) for 1,850 yards with 15 TDs and just 3 interceptions and added 900 rushing yards on 94 carries (9.6 avg.) with 9 TDs in 2004 as Notre Dame won its second consecutive CIF Division III title.
He was named to the 2003 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore, All-CIF Division III and All-League squads as a sophomore.
He made All-League as a freshman in 2002. He was 38-2 as a starting quarterback (including 36 consecutive wins). Current Trojans Shane Horton and Wes Horton also prepped at Notre Dame.
He also ran track at Notre Dame, with bests of 14.44 in the 110-meter high hurdles and 38.18 in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.
PERSONAL: He's a business administration major at USC with a B+ average (3.43 GPA). He was named to the 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic second team. His cousin is former Purdue and USC quarterback Brandon Hance.
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