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    Jalen Greene
    Jalen  Greene

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Inglewood, CA

    High School:
    Serra

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    06/13/1996

    Experience:
    2V

    Major:
    Communication

    01/02/2017

    2017 Rose Bowl Game - USC vs. Penn State

    Jan. 2, 2017

    10/15/2016

    USC vs. Arizona (USA Today)

    Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the game between USC and Arizona.

    11/21/2015

    USC vs. Oregon

    NCAA Football: USC squares off against Oregon at Autzen Stadium.

    In the News

    CAREER: In his career, he has 18 receptions for 220 yards (12.2 avg) and 7 carries for 19 yards (2.7 avg), plus he has completed 3-of-5 passes for 127 yards with a TD. He has 3 career starts.

    2017: Green, who came to USC as a quarterback but has developed into an effective pass catcher, will battle for key playing time at wide receiver as a junior in 2017.

    2016: Greene saw action as a sophomore in 2016 as a backup wide receiver and he played on special teams. Overall in 2016 while appearing in all 13 games, he had 8 receptions for 116 yards (14.5 avg), ran for 12 yards on 4 carries (3.0 avg) and threw an incomplete pass. He worked at quarterback (his original position when he enrolled at USC) during 2016 spring drills and prior to the Rose Bowl.

    He caught a 15-yard pass and ran twice for 14 yards (out of the Wildcat formation) against Utah State, then had a 14-yard reception and a rush for no yards against Arizona State, a 12-yard catch, a rush for minus 2 yards and an incomplete pass at Arizona, 2 catches for 20 yards against California and a reception against both UCLA (12 yards) and Notre Dame (15 yards). He had a 28-yard reception against Penn State.

    2015: Greene was impressive while playing wide receiver for the first time, serving as a backup as a redshirt freshman in 2015. He was also available as a quarterback (but did not play the position). Overall in 2015 while appearing in all 14 games at a wideout (starting 3 times, versus Notre Dame, Utah and California), he had 10 catches for 105 yards (10.5 avg) and 3 carries for 7 yards (2.3 avg), and he also completed 3-of-4 passes (75.0%) for 127 yards with a TD off of receiver throwbacks.

    He caught 2 passes for 25 yards and threw an 18-yard completion on a lateral against Arkansas State, then caught 3 passes for 27 yards against Idaho. He threw a 75-yard scoring pass off a lateral (he also caught 2 passes for 22 yards) at Notre Dame. He caught 2 passes for 15 yards against Utah (and he also threw an incomplete pass). He caught a 15-yard pass, completed a 34-yard pass and had a rush for minus 6 yards at California. He had a 7-yard run off a backwards pass at Oregon and a 6-yard scrambling run against Wisconsin.

    2014: The left-handed Greene, who enrolled at USC in the spring of 2014 after graduating a semester early from high school, redshirted as a freshman quarterback at USC in 2014, his first year at USC. He won USC’s Offensive Service Team Player of the Year Award.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2013 Prep Star All-West, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, Max Preps All-State Division II first team, All-CIF Western Division, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay Offensive Player of the Year, Wave Newspapers All-West Region and All-Mission League Offensive Player of the Year as a senior quarterback at Serra High in Gardena (Calif.). He completed 134-of-229 passes (58.5%) for 1,544 yards with 33 TDs and 6 interceptions in 2013, plus ran for 1,209 yards on 155 carries (7.8 avg) with 14 TDs. Serra was 13-1 in 2013 and advanced to the CIF Western Division title game.

    As a 2012 junior, he made the Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior first team, All-CIF Western Division, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay first team and All-Mission League first team as he completed 167-of-266 passes (62.8%) for 2,443 yards with 25 TDs and 13 interceptions, plus ran for 1,137 yards on 151 carries (7.5 avg) with 9 TDs. Serra won the 2012 CIF Western Division championship and the CIF State Division II Bowl.

    He made the 2011 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay second team and All-Mission League MVP as a sophomore, completing 88-of-168 passes for 1,368 yards (52.4%) with 10 TDs and 4 interceptions and running for 694 yards on 86 carries (8.1 avg) with 7 TDs.

    As a 3-year starter, he went 35-6 while throwing for 6,355 yards with 68 TDs and running for 3,040 yards with 30 TDs. Current Trojans Olajuwon Tucker, Jalen Jones, Rasheem Green, John Houston Jr., Deontay Burnett, Oluwole Betiku, C.J. Pollard and Christian Herrera also prepped at Serra.

    PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC.

    REC YDS AVG TD LG TCB YDS AVG TD LG
    2015 (Fr.)... 10 104 10.4 0 16 3 7 2.3 0 7
    2016 (So.)... 8 116 14.5 0 28 4 12 3.0 0 20
    CAREER 18 220 12.2 0 28 7 19 2.7 0 20


    PA PC PI PCT YDS TD LG
    2015 (Fr.)... 4 3 0 .750 127 1 75
    2016 (So.)... 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0
    CAREER... 5 3 0 .600 127 1 75

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH JALEN GREENE

    2016

    REC YDS AVG TD LG TCB YDS AVG TD LG
    Utah St. 1 15 15.0 0 15 2 14 7.0 0 20
    Arizona St. 1 14 14.0 0 14 1 0 0.0 0 0
    Arizona 1 12 12.0 0 12 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2
    California 2 20 10.0 0 11 0 0 0.0 0 0
    UCLA 1 12 12.0 0 12 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Notre Dame 1 15 15.0 0 15 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Penn St. (RB)* 1 28 28.0 0 28 0 0 0.0 0 0
    2016 (So.)... 8 116 14.5 0 28 4 12 3.0 0 20

    PA PC PI PCT YDS TD LG
    Arizona 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0
    2016 (So.)... 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0


    2015

    REC YDS AVG TD LG TCB YDS AVG TD LG
    Ark. St. 2 35 17.5 0 13 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Idaho 3 27 9.0 0 11 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Notre Dame* 2 22 11.0 0 16 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Utah* 2 15 7.5 0 9 0 0 0.0 0 0
    California* 1 15 15.0 0 15 1 -6 -6.0 0 -6
    Oregon 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 7
    Wisc. (HB) 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 6 6.0 0 6
    2015 (Fr.)... 10 104 10.4 0 16 3 7 2.3 0 7


    PA PC PI PCT YDS TD LG
    Ark. St. 1 1 0 1.000 18 0 18
    Notre Dame* 1 1 0 1.000 75 1 75
    Utah* 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0
    California* 1 1 0 1.000 34 0 34
    2015 (Fr.)... 4 3 0 .750 127 1 75
    *Starter